USC Dornsife math professor explores ideal techniques and real-world applications of finding the perfect shuffle.
Books are the main attraction at this annual event, which draws thousands to the University Park Campus and includes panels with USC Dornsife scholars and alumni.
A beloved Los Angeles landmark, the Nayarit, founded by the grandmother of USC Dornsife historian Natalia Molina, fed the senses — not only with its acclaimed regional Mexican cuisine but also by providing a haven where the marginalized could feel seen and find belonging.
Creative writing PhD candidate Jean Chen Ho talks to Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen about her acclaimed first book, “Fiona and Jane,” and how her research into a violent event in Los Angeles history illuminates today’s spike in anti-Asian racism. [5 min read]
USC Dornsife’s Andrew Lakoff provides an in-depth history of the country’s disaster preparedness agencies and systems. [5 min read]
Longtime USC Dornsife chemistry professor Arieh Warshel intertwines personal stories from his life with major milestones in Israeli history and his scientific journey to the Nobel Prize. [2¾ min read]
Ring in the New Year with these USC Dornsife scholar-recommended reads that promise a little self-transformation. [4½ min read]
“We think it’s all weirdos and whackos, but fringe culture has real implications,” says USC Dornsife alumnus Colin Dickey, who explores the paranormal and the occult in his books. [5¾ min read]
Natalia Molina and Josh Kun of American studies and ethnicity offer nonfiction and artistic works to give readers insight into the Latinx experience. [4¼ min read]