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…
Many budding writers would give anything to get inside the heads of best-selling authors to learn their secrets to success. Crime novelist Jonathan Kellerman ’74 can spare them the trouble. As a trained psychologist,… more>
“What was it like for you…?” This is a question my editor at the Los Angeles Times never asked me back in 1989, after my luncheon interview with a young and unknown Australian movie actress. So, I will tell… more>
Percival Everett doesn’t spend a lot of time considering his body of work. Instead, says the 52-year-old author, whose new novel I Am Not Sidney Poitier (Graywolf, 2009) came out in June, “I think about writing one… more>
Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets The Political Economy of Innovation by Jonathan Aronson and Peter Cowhey The MIT Press / Jonathan Aronson, professor in the USC Annenberg School for Communication… more>
Henry B. Clark II, professor emeritus of religion in USC College and champion of social justice, has died. He was 78. Clark had spent two weeks in July at a lakeside cabin in Vermont with his children and grandchildren.… more>
Landscape with Two SaintsHow Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare Built Christianity in Barbarian Europeby Lisa BitelOxford University Press / By examining the ruins of their cities and churches, the workings of their… more>
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The American Discovery of Europeby Jack D. ForbesUniversity of Illinois Press / Jack D. Forbes (Ph.D., history, ’59) professor emeritus of Native American studies and anthropology at University of California, Davis,… more>
Wayetu Moore was four when her family escaped Liberia amid the country's economic collapse and civil war. The Moores left via Sierra Leone for Houston around the First Liberian Civil War. Her family's survival has inspired… more>
The hours of early-morning writing, the meticulous construction of his characters' psyches and the unmitigated need to research, chronicle and give contemporary America a good dose of wry wit, have again paid off for writer… more>
In his wildly successful books and short stories, Thomas Coraghessan Boyle has a restless imagination, but in his personal life, he is unfailingly loyal. He’s known his best friend since he was 3½, has remained… more>