As Caleb Smith watched the video of a Sudanese land mine victim using a prosthetic arm to eat unassisted for the first time in seven years, he was struck by the ability of science to fundamentally change a human life.
In a USC classroom, Jailyne Olvera, a junior at Augustus Hawkins High School in South Los Angeles studied a knotted rope lying on the table, then stared at a chart of knots.
“Wow, this is hard,” she sighed, her… more>
One recent Saturday, USC alumna Laura Nelson, a transportation reporter for the Los Angeles Times, gave a talk to local high school students about the city’s vast transit system. For a group of freshly minted drivers in… more>
Russia, Iran, France, China, Norway, the United States, Egypt, Netherlands, Pakistan, South Africa, Argentina, Cuba, Canada — a sea of bobbing placards bearing the names of countries with diverse and often opposing… more>