As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
Scientists have taken the next major step toward quantum computing, which will use quantum mechanics to revolutionize the way information is processed. Quantum computers will capitalize on the mind-bending properties of … more>
Simon Tavaré, George and Louise Kawamoto Chair in Biological Sciences in USC Dornsife, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society. Tavaré, whose research is in the interface between statistics, probability,… more>
Mark Richard didn’t intend to write his latest book. He had originally set out to explore the death of Nat Turner, an early 19th-century slave insurrectionist in Southampton County, Va., where Richard lived as a boy.… more>
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Why is antibody diversity important? Think about it like this, said Myron Goodman: “Why don’t you die when I sneeze? It’s because you have a powerful immune system. And the way to get a decent immune system… more>
Bill Deverell has spent his academic career exploring the history and culture of California. With research interests including the American West after the Civil War and the environmental history of Los Angeles, and as the… more>
Air and water meet over most of the earth’s surface, but exactly where one ends and the other begins turns out to be a surprisingly subtle question. A new study in Nature narrows the boundary to just one quarter of… more>
Not long after Indonesia’s transition from dictatorship to democracy, Christian Hammons was sitting at a coffee shop in Bukittinggi, a city on Sumatra’s tourist circuit. Hammons, who was about to begin his doctoral… more>
In 1951, when bombshell actress Jayne Mansfield publicly dropped the top of her dress, the photographer Arthur Fellig, also known as “Weegee the famous,” was there to capture the moment on film. The caption to… more>
The USC Dana and Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has recruited leading senior philosophers Ralph Wedgwood and Gabriel Uzquiano-Cruz of the University of Oxford as well as a very promising newcomer, Karen Lewis… more>
Michael Messner has spent the last 25 years studying the role gender plays in sports, and likewise how sports influence society’s views of gender. In honor of Messner’s contributions to his field and his work for… more>