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Spring/Summer 2010

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Special Focus: Science

The Power and Promise of the Ocean
What lies deep beneath the ocean floor? With a $25 million NSF grant, Katrina Edwards and her team are determined to find out.
by Susan Andrews
Brains and Beauty
The Brain and Creativity Institute takes on humankind's biggest neuroscientific questions with intellect and an artistic soul.
by Pamela J. Johnson and Elizabeth Segal
Cool Science
Donal Manahan's course in Antarctica focuses on integrative biology. Yes, there will be penguins.
by Pamela J. Johnson
There's Nothing to Fear (It's Just Science)
The Loh Down on Science host reminds us that science belongs to everyone. So, let's enjoy.
by Sandra Tsing Loh



  Yeast Unleashed
by Pamela J. Johnson
  Fridays Are Happening
by Megan Christopher MPW ’11
  Crystal Clear
by Susan Andrews
  The Mechanisms of Memory
by Laurie Moore
  Chemistry Off the Charts
by Susan Andrews
  Scientists on the New Frontiers
by Susan Andrews, Emily Cavalcanti and Laurie Moore
  Los Angeles' 8.8 Wake-up Call
by Allison Doyle MPW ’11
  Seasons in the Sun
by Pamela J. Johnson
  Explosives, Black Holes and Dr. Who
by Laurie Moore
  A Real Tweet
by Susan Andrews
  Of Plants, Flies and Men
by Emily Cavalcanti
  Image is Everything
by David Dorion MPW ’94




From the Dean

From the Editors

Campus News & Events

New Partnership Enhances Pre-Health Programs

The Art of Ethics

Undergrads Open a Window to Russia's Past

All Aboard the Magic Poetry Bus

Obstetrician Delivered Flourishing Program

In the Garden of Sikoro

In the Field
Let There Be Light

In the Spotlight
The Science of Language (Na'vi, That Is)

A Global Lens

Trojans Give Back
Mindful Giving

Faculty Notes

Faculty Bookplate

Alumni Bookplate

In My Own Words
Redemptive Suffering



USC College Magazine Staff

Susan Andrews

Managing Editor & Designer
Emily Cavalcanti

Senior Writer & Assistant Editor
Pamela J. Johnson

Web Editor & Writer
Laurie Moore

New Media Producer
Mira Zimet

Letitia Franklin

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