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Research Project Garners $600,000 Grant

Research Project Garners $600,000 Grant

January 1, 2007

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…

Running on Microbes

Running on Microbes

December 1, 2006

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…

Bringing Religion into International Relations

Bringing Religion into International Relations

November 1, 2006

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…

Future Fuels Initiative Ramping Up

Future Fuels Initiative Ramping Up

October 30, 2006

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…

USC College Gets Edison Education Grant

USC College Gets Edison Education Grant

July 12, 2006

The Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, a unit of USC College, has received the single-largest education grant ever awarded by Edison International. The $1million grant launches a partnership between USC College…

USC College Philosopher Wins Prestigious Fellowship

USC College Philosopher Wins Prestigious Fellowship

May 1, 2006

Philosophers and lawmakers have long argued about whether killing someone is morally worse than letting a person die.It’s one thing not to save a drowning child. Another to force a child’s head under water. In…

‘Genius’ of Memory

‘Genius’ of Memory

January 1, 2006

Alumna Wins MacArthur Award It’s official. As one of the 2005 winners of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowships, USC College alumna Lu Chen (Ph.D., Neuroscience, ’98) is a “genius.” Chen, a…