As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
Writing for Marjorie Becker is not such an arduous task. Rising at 6 a.m. each morning, she grabs a pen and welcomes the emotions and thoughts that flood her mind to flow onto the paper. Although she has honored her… more>
Inside a small auditorium in USC’s Leavey Library, 13 high school students applauded their classmate, Francesca Moser, as she concluded her reading. “Great, Francesca,” said their instructor Yance Wyatt,… more>
Even Carl Sandburg admitted, “I’ve written some poetry I don't understand myself.” This winter, members of the USC community may gather more insight into poetry by attending four free events hosted by USC… more>
For playwright and poet Brighde Mullins, it’s usually a powerful image that incites narrative. Recently, it was the captivating description of a young Phillis Wheatley — a slave who became the first… more>
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Sit down for a few hours with writer Cliff "C.B." Shiepe and you get little bits of wisdom. “Before you hear your true name, you’ll wander,” Shiepe says keeping steady eye contact. “Perhaps we all… more>
Growing up in Omaha, Neb., as an "insider-outsider," a Korean adoptee raised in an otherwise genetically-connected family of five, I discovered that writing was a way to organize the thoughts and ideas whirling around in my… more>
In response to the devastating string of recent LGBT teen suicides, a group of students and advisers in one USC College Writing 340 course have created a service project for victims of cyberbullying. The class, taught by Mark… more>
The USC Summer Kambun Workshop sponsored by USC College welcomed graduate students from many of the nation’s top universities to study Sino-Japanese texts with prominent Japanese scholars. The August event is an annual… more>
Even a cognoscente of the written word like Aimee Bender admits the difficulty in communicating feelings. In her new novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (Random House), the professor of English in USC College… more>
Quoting from his memoir, Talk Thai: The Adventures of a Buddhist Boy, Ira Sukrungruang summed up the theme of the evening, his tongue firmly in cheek. "I am Thai. Thais are superior to any other race," the University of South… more>