The Caribbean islands have been pushed east over the past 50 million years, driven by the movement of the Earth’s viscous mantle against the more rooted South American continent, new research by geophysicists in USC… more>
Led by Steve Kay, incoming dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, biologists at UC San Diego have discovered a chemical that offers a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs… more>
Genevieve Hoffman: Woman of International Mastery
by Diane Krieger
Condi Rice, look out. Here comes Genevieve P. Hoffman.
The Class of 2012 valedictorian has what it takes to make tidal waves in Washington, D.C., according… more>
Brendan DuganSummit, New JerseyMathematics
As others may rush by abstract paintings, Brendan Dugan methodically observes the seemingly nonsensical swirling lines and bold dots on display.
Abstract art reminds the 18-year-old… more>
Tienju WangDallas, TexasBiological Sciences
It took nine hours of studying for an advanced placement biology exam and a touch of delirium for Tienju “Nikky” Wang to make up her mind.
At a young age she aspired to… more>