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…
Opening in 1926, the historic Shrine Auditorium Building with its Moroccan architecture and golden dome cupolas has been most famously a venue for the Oscars. Now it's a venue for scholarly research. The Institute of Modern… more>
In popular legend, Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara (1480-1519), stands falsely accused of poisoning her second husband. Victor Hugo portrayed her in thinly veiled fiction as a tragic femme fatale. Buffalo Bill named his… more>
Steven Spielberg, Billy Crystal and Bette Midler took center stage in honoring Kirk Douglas with the Shoah Foundation Institute’s Ambassador for Humanity Award on Oct. 22. Throughout the evening, hosted by quick-witted… more>
USC College's Shoah Foundation Institute, established by Steven Spielberg in 1994 to gather video testimonies from survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, has begun an international search for an executive director to… more>
Dagmar Barnouw, a pre-eminent scholar of the intellectual and cultural history of modern Germany, has died. She was 72. A professor of German and comparative literature in USC College since 1988, Barnouw suffered a stroke… more>
Before dying of typhus in the Dutch concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, Anne Frank wrote in her world famous diary, “… in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” If Frank… more>
In a pathbreaking new partnership to record the testimonies of genocide survivors, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is joining with IBUKA, the umbrella organization representing survivors… more>
Recollections: Eyewitnesses Remember the Holocaust, a groundbreaking DVD-ROM including Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies from the visual history archive of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute (SFI), won an award from… more>
This week the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, part of the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, launched a new Web site at college.usc.edu/vhi. The institute’s visual history archive contains nearly 52,000… more>
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is moving forward with its plan to expand beyond the Holocaust and document survivor memories from other acts of genocide and oppression. Calling the move an… more>