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Poet Named as Finalist for California Poet Laureate

Poet Named as Finalist for California Poet Laureate

March 1, 2005

Carol Muske-Dukes, professor of English at USC College, was named as one of four finalists to be the 2005 California Poet Laureate. The governor will appoint the poet laureate, who will then serve a two-year term beginning…

Museomorphosis

Museomorphosis

March 1, 2005

New Museum Studies program goes global By Katherine Yungmee Kim March 2005 The gala opening of  “Insatiable Desires,” the capstone Museum Studies exhibition at the Fisher Gallery on March 1, could have been…

Act Locally

Act Locally

March 1, 2005

Art Historian Selma Holo examines the activism of the artists and museums of Oaxaca By Katherine Yungmee Kim March 2005 The state of Oaxaca always had an identity separate from the rest of Mexico’s. Even though it was…

USC College Faculty Awarded Sloan Fellowships

USC College Faculty Awarded Sloan Fellowships

March 1, 2005

Fifth in math, third in biology in the last six years By Kaitlin Solimine March 2005 Evolutionary geneticist Jeffrey Wall and mathematician Tobias Ekholm have been named Sloan Research Fellows. Established in 1955 by the…

College Geophysicist Honored

February 1, 2005

Renowned scientist Tom Jordan receives medal By Eva Emerson February 2005 The American Geophysical Union has named USC University Professor Thomas Jordan the winner of the 2005 Inge Lehmann Medal. Jordan, holder of the…

Excited about Genomes

February 1, 2005

Demystifying genomics opens field to under-represented minority students and undergrads By Eva Emerson February 2005 Genomic science is still new enough that many people don’t have a clear idea of what the…

Fast Fading Visual Image May Signal Retreating Memory

January 1, 2005

A new study by USC College scientists links a deficit in visual memory to the mild cognitive impairments that may precede Alzheimer’s disease By Eva Emerson January 2005 A simple test of visual short-term memory may…

Creative Minds

Creative Minds

January 1, 2005

Damasios join faculty By Nicole St. Pierre January 2005 When it comes to creativity, USC College has the market cornered. In fall 2005, Antonio and Hanna Damasio, two eminent neuroscientists, will join USC as professors…

Finding a New Religion

Finding a New Religion

January 1, 2005

A College professor and student trace the roots of a global religion from suburban Pomona to the outskirts of Saigon By Eva Emerson January 2005 In many ways, the little known religion of Caodai seems the ultimate product of…

Tuning in to Dyslexia

Tuning in to Dyslexia

January 1, 2005

Scientists suggest new explanation of common reading disability By Eva Emerson January 2005 Most researchers agree that dyslexia stems from an inability to link specific sounds to written letters and words. But any consensus…