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…
In 1951, when bombshell actress Jayne Mansfield publicly dropped the top of her dress, the photographer Arthur Fellig, also known as “Weegee the famous,” was there to capture the moment on film. The caption to… more>
In November of 2010, the University of Southern California received a rare and beautiful ancient marble head of the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite, or Venus as the ancient Romans called her. When I was Dean of the School of Fine… more>
Amy Von Lintel believes art history goes beyond what hangs on the walls of museums, or what fills the pages of textbooks. The field is alive, constantly changing, and much closer to home than you might think. Beginning this… more>
Combining science, music and a late night at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County might seem like a strange idea to some. But Michael Quick, executive vice dean in USC College and moderator of the museum’s… more>
The rare collections of Soviet-era artifacts, Russian literature, phonograph recordings, and Perestroika kitsch possessed by the Institute for Modern Russian Culture (IMRC) were only available for study to graduate students… more>
Even before the financial crisis hit last year, top museum directors worldwide knew they were operating in a bubble that couldn't last."I think what happened was that everything just got out of control. Exhibitons got more and… more>
Similar to the fossils they study, it took some time for David Bottjer, professor of earth and biological sciences in USC College, and Luis Chiappe, director and curator of the National History Museum, to establish the… more>
Traveling 7,600 miles to Jordan, Laurie Brand began her massive research project that will also take her to Algeria, Egypt and Lebanon before the end of 2010. Salt, Jordan, the first leg of Brand's travels, is an ancient… more>
Inside a darkened lab at University Village, two professors and a group of students huddled around a computer screen depicting the image of a person or deity whose head resembled a fastener doohickey. “There’s the… more>