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…
Kelly McNamara Corley '82 is a problem solver. She believes barriers — legal, cultural, financial — can be overcome with persistence, discipline, fearlessness and humility. And she is exactly the type of leader the… more>
From economists and politicians to our next-door neighbors, everyone seems to have a theory about what has driven our soaring economy into the ground. Solutions to the problem, however, seem harder to find than a loan on a… more>
Jason Thomas certainly has a knack for crunching numbers. An alumnus of USC College, he graduated with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics in four years. He went on to earn his doctorate in political… more>
Did you know that the moment a raindrop hits surface water, the chemistry of the surface water changes? Or that hosting a rodeo is so pricey, just the dirt can set you back $8,000? When farmers converse, did you know they're… more>
With this issue we launch the newly redesigned USC College Magazine. The aim of the publication's new design is to better capture the breadth and depth of the College through words and colorful images. We seek to continue… more>
Saori Katada, associate professor of international relations in USC College, has been awarded a competitive National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship. Katada’s Advanced Social Science Research on Japan… more>
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The headlines cry “bailout” and “economic crisis” daily. The stock market fluctuates wildly. Banks tumble, only to be bought by other banks. Politicians point fingers and argue about potentially… more>
In the age-old search for happiness, people have consulted clerics and philosophers, gurus and analysts. Few have thought to ask an economist. But they probably have never met USC College economist Richard Easterlin. The… more>