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.
Sitting on a park bench outside Leavey Library, USC College undergraduate Caitlin Chang confidently recites the mission statement of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education (SFI): To overcome… more>
We all know what New Jersey is famous for. The birthplace of Ol' Blue Eyes? Where Thomas Edison invented the light bulb? Heaven help us, Jersey Shore? Fuggedaboutit! The Garden State is home to one of the greatest… more>
For the first time in USC College history, a transnational American Studies and Ethnicity (ASE) course is being conducted in Japan as well as in Los Angeles -- and you're officially invited to hitch a ride during their… more>
When injuries prevented Greg Woodburn from continuing to run track during high school, he never lost his passion for the sport. Instead he directed that energy toward founding a nonprofit organization called Give Running,… 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>
Kevin Starr, University Professor and professor of history in USC College, has won the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in history for his book Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950-1963. Published in 2009 by… more>
Commanding, evocative and unmistakable. With nine white steel and concrete letters standing 30 feet wide and 45 feet tall, the Hollywood Sign is one of the most recognized symbols in the world. The sign is also the subject of… more>
Testimonies should be considered with equal validity to other forms of documentation when writing the history of the Holocaust, said Omer Bartov, a leading historian on genocide. Traditionally, historians have been wary of… more>
A series of upcoming workshops spearheaded by USC College professors Tok Thompson and Jon Berliner will revive intellectual discussions of essays on Native American history and culture. “I believe that students can… more>
Listening to a brooding cello concerto, the writer strikes the keyboard as he begins his short story or book. He begins, yet does not know where it will end until he arrives there. "You know, it's hard for me to do this -- to… more>