USC Dornsife student Thomas Honeyman helps cofound FindMySong.com, which connects musicians who want to create music together.
Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking, according to a new study led by Valter Longo, biological sciences professor at USC Dornsife.
Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker of French and Italian, and comparative literature, research plants as a life form in…
Key smartphone colors were invented at USC by chemist Mark Thompson, who has joint appointments at USC Dornsife and the USC…
The new Center for Self-Report Science at USC Dornsife, led by behavioral scientist and psychologist Arthur Stone, is helping…
The tortoise, long revered for its pace, good looks and mobile home, may be a victim of its own success as this living fossil is in danger of disappearing. "We are at great risk of losing them all, not within our … more>
Imagine watching the birth of the universe — the Big Bang — from the outside. What would you have seen? At that moment and for the next 380,000 years, a Big Nothing, as photons and particles clung to each other… more>
If tectonic plate collisions cause volcanic eruptions, as every fifth grader knows, why do some volcanoes erupt far from a plate boundary? A study in Nature suggests that volcanoes and mountains in the Mediterranean can… more>
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the appointment of Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, as Chairman of California's Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The commission, a… more>
Charles McKenna, professor and chair of chemistry in USC College, has received a Partner University Fund (PUF) award enabling him to develop a new type of male contraceptive drug with researchers in France. Of 78 proposals,… more>
Since its founding in 1913, The Art Bulletin has for the first time tapped a West Coast scholar to lead art history's premiere journal in the English language. That scholar is USC College's Karen Lang, associate professor of… more>
USC College faculty Colin Keaveney, assistant professor in the Department of French and Italian, and Charles McKenna, professor in the Department of Chemistry, were awarded the Provost’s Prize for Teaching With… more>
Kevin Starr, University Professor and professor of history in USC College, has won the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in history for his book Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950-1963. Published in 2009 by… more>
Larry Swanson, the Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences in USC College, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the… more>
Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siécle France Bodies, Minds and Gender edited by Elinor Accampo and Christopher E. Forth Palgrave Macmillan / Elinor Accampo, professor of history, and her co-editor reassess the… more>