A $6.6 million gift from the Shinnyo-en Buddhist order supports the newly named USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions…
Alumnus Douglas Keeney’s book Lost in the Pacific unearths the voices of WWII heroes who survived for days — or weeks — after…
USC Dornsife archaeology students and faculty help recover the remains of famed racehorse Native Diver who was buried in a…
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.
If tectonic plate collisions cause volcanic eruptions, as every fifth grader knows, why do some volcanoes erupt far from a plate boundary? A study in Nature suggests that volcanoes and mountains in the Mediterranean can… more>
Since its founding in 1913, The Art Bulletin has for the first time tapped a West Coast scholar to lead art history's premiere journal in the English language. That scholar is USC College's Karen Lang, associate professor of… more>
From the Dean Spring/Summer 2010 View the magazine online George Olah came to USC in 1977 as professor of chemistry and scientific director of the newly formed Hydrocarbon… more>
Zachary Wolf, an English senior in USC College, knows his professor's research well because it is also his own. Wolf and David Roman, professor of English and American studies and ethnicity, collaborated on and wrote the lead… more>
Woman on a Shaky Bridge by Millicent Borges Accardi Finishing Line Press / Millicent Borges Accardi (MPW, ’93) offers 16 poems, which one reviewer notes “blaze with passion, outrage, wisdom, wit, grief, and… more>
Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siécle France Bodies, Minds and Gender edited by Elinor Accampo and Christopher E. Forth Palgrave Macmillan / Elinor Accampo, professor of history, and her co-editor reassess the… more>
Jody Agius Vallejo, assistant professor of sociology, was featured in Investment Advisor magazine’s February cover story titled “Invest Globally, Advise Locally.” David Albertson, assistant professor of… more>
A method pioneered to find the genetic basis of human diseases also holds promise for locating the genes behind important traits in plants, according to a study published online on March 24 by the journal Nature. A large team… more>
In physical, as in financial growth, it’s not what you make but what you keep that counts, USC marine biologists believe. Their study of genes associated with growth in oysters suggests that slow-growing animals waste… more>
Mexicans seeking U.S. citizenship often view the interview process as arbitrary, and say Latino officers who administer the tests are usually the toughest, USC College Ph.D. student Adrian Felix wrote in an essay. Felix's… more>