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USC Chemists Named AAAS Fellows

USC Chemists Named AAAS Fellows

October 28, 2005

Charles McKenna and G.K. Surya Prakash will be honored for advancing socially distinguished applications by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. By Carl Marziali Two chemistry professors in the USC…

USC Neuroscientist Earns Asturias Award

USC Neuroscientist Earns Asturias Award

October 21, 2005

Antonio Damasio is the sole winner in the scientific category. The jury says his contributions have reshaped an understanding of emotions, language and decision-making. By Carl Marziali Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio,…

USC Professors Share Water Quality Prize

USC Professors Share Water Quality Prize

October 20, 2005

Engineer Joe Devinny and political scientist Sheldon Kamieniecki team up on a solution to the clean-up of Southern California’s stormwater. By Eric Mankin A report on preventing ocean pollution authored by USC and…

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Gala Honors Federal Judge

USC Institute of Armenian Studies Gala Honors Federal Judge

October 1, 2005

Event honoring USC alumnus Dickran Tevrizian, the first Armenian-American to serve on the U.S. federal bench, raises close to $1 million By Eva Emerson October 2005 The USC Institute of Armenian Studies hosted a gala…

USC Names First Holder of Erburu Chair

USC Names First Holder of Erburu Chair

August 10, 2005

The newly endowed Robert F. Erburu Chair honors Abraham Lowenthal, founder of the Pacific Council on International Policy. By Kirsten Holguin Abraham F. Lowenthal, USC Professor of International Relations and founder of…

USC College Launches $400 Million Fundraising Initiative

August 1, 2005

Inaugural USC College Dean's Medallions Awarded at the "Tradition & Innovation" Event August 2005 USC President Steven B. Sample, USC College Dean Joseph Aoun and USC trustee Patrick C. Haden formally launched Tradition…

College Professors Blazing the Trail in Research: Three Receive International Honors

College Professors Blazing the Trail in Research: Three Receive International Honors

August 1, 2005

A neuroscientist, a computational biologist and an organic chemist — all three professors in USC College — have won national and international honors for their outstanding research. University Professor Michael…

Young Chemist Receives National Honor

Young Chemist Receives National Honor

June 1, 2005

Graduate Student Honored for Her Research By Kaitlin Solimine June 2005 USC College’s Lyudmila Slipchenko, a doctoral student in chemistry, recently received the 2005 Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding…

Valedictorian With a Sense of Social Justice

Valedictorian With a Sense of Social Justice

May 1, 2005

USC College’s Katherine Trefz, a double major in history and political science, shines in academics, leadership and service. As the 2005 valedictorian, she will speak at USC’s 122nd commencement ceremony. By…

A Classicist Who Can Build a Computer?

A Classicist Who Can Build a Computer?

May 1, 2005

Salutatorian and Renaissance Scholar Brent Nash studied computer sciences and classics. His next adventure? A job researching artificial intelligence for NASA. By Christine Shade May 2005 Brent R. Nash has been named…