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Method Man

Method Man

May 1, 2006

Sometimes Jack McArdle can feel like a man in-between. “In a multidisciplinary way, I’m in the middle of many things,” said the USC College psychology professor. “When I’m with the statisticians…

Natural Selection at Single Gene Demonstrated

April 24, 2006

Biologists seeking elusive proof of natural selection at the single-gene level have a powerful new tool at their disposal. Chris Toomajian, postdoctoral researcher in molecular and computational biology in USC College, led…

Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

Conversation With Sandra Tsing Loh

April 6, 2006

USC College alumna Sandra Tsing Loh is a Los Angeles-based humor writer, performer, musician and radio personality. She has authored several books, including the semi-autobiographical “A Year in Van Nuys.” She…

New Home of Korean Institute Dedicated

New Home of Korean Institute Dedicated

April 3, 2006

Recognized as a symbol of Korean independence, the Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Family House was dedicated March 29 as the campus home of USC College’s Korean Studies Institute. The dedication came more than a century after Dosan…

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

Research — It’s Not Just for Professors Anymore

April 1, 2006

USC College students show off their research at the 2006 Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work. By Wayne Lewis April 2006 USC undergraduates from across the disciplines showed off their academic chops and…

Radicals, Renegades and Rock Stars

Radicals, Renegades and Rock Stars

April 1, 2006

Feminist scholar explores social change, pop culture and music of 1960s and 1970s By Pamela J. Johnson April 2006 Alice Echols disarms her students with her relaxed manner and infectious laugh. The associate professor of…

Memory: The Long and Short

Memory: The Long and Short

March 1, 2006

New book explores memories made, stored and lost By Eva Emerson March 2006 “Memory is the most amazing phenomenon in nature. The fact that we can remember literally billions of bits of information — facts,…

A Boost to a Young Scientist’s Career

A Boost to a Young Scientist’s Career

March 1, 2006

Computational biologist named Sloan Fellow By Eva Emerson March 2006 USC College computational biologist Xianghong Jasmine Zhou has been named a 2006 Sloan Research Fellow. Established in 1955 by the Alfred P. Sloan…

Authors Examine Terrorist Trends

Authors Examine Terrorist Trends

February 21, 2006

A USC expert co-writes a book that combines economic methods with political analysis and reality to study the likelihood of domestic and transnational terrorism. By Elaine Lapriore Can acts of terrorism be predicted? …

Alzheimer’s Found to Be Mostly Genetic

Alzheimer’s Found to Be Mostly Genetic

February 6, 2006

Largest twin study ever undertaken confirms highest estimates of genetic risk, says an international team of reseachers led by USC professor Margaret Gatz. By Carl Marziali Alzheimer disease has a genetic cause in up to…