A $6.6 million gift from the Shinnyo-en Buddhist order supports the newly named USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions…
Alumnus Douglas Keeney’s book Lost in the Pacific unearths the voices of WWII heroes who survived for days — or weeks — after…
USC Dornsife archaeology students and faculty help recover the remains of famed racehorse Native Diver who was buried in a…
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.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded a $350,000 challenge grant to the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI) and the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW). The… more>
Research funding at USC College has risen 30 percent in the past three years to nearly $67 million, with the most significant gains in grants from corporations and foundations. Through the efforts of the College research… more>
Solar observatories in space have an Icarus problem: the object of their desire is the agent of their demise. Melting wax collapsed the wings of the mythological Greek. For observatories in orbit, a bad case of cataracts from… more>
Figuring out what the next big quake will do to Los Angeles takes a lot of computing power, and the Southern California Earthquake Center is about to get it in spades. The National Science Foundation has awarded the center… more>
The Getty Foundation has awarded the USC Libraries and the USC College Center for Religion and Civic Culture a grant to host the Switzerland-based Basel Mission Picture Archive. The archive’s 29,000 digitized images… more>
A joint grant-writing initiative of USC's West Semitic Research Project, InscriptiFact, the USC Archaeological Research Collection and the USC Libraries has secured $600,000 in funding from the federal Institute of Museum and… more>
What’s cleaner than coal, as renewable as solar energy and as ingenious as any of the cutting-edge alternative energy sources now being proposed for cars? The answer is microbe power, and if a USC team’s efforts… more>
For the first time, USC College will offer courses designed to teach students to work in a world where religious identity increasingly plays an integral role in shaping global policies.“We’re preparing our future… more>
The Future Fuels and Energy Initiative is taking concrete steps into its second year with a pilot grant program and a visiting scholar program. Provost C. L. Max Nikias established the initiative last fall. It builds on… more>