USC Dornsife alumnus and Navy captain Chris Isleib helped create the first national memorial for World War I veterans, part of a long career spent telling the stories of America’s military.
Pamela Schaff directs USC’s Narrative Medicine master’s program, which helps health workers enhance healing by focusing on patients’ stories. [1¼ min read]
Shandela Contreras would not have graduated from USC’s Neighborhood Academic Initiative without her mom’s hard work and sacrifice, virtues she’ll carry with her as a USC Dornsife student. [2¼ min read]
Former Mellon Mays scholar Amaka Okechukwu ’08 reflects on poetry, social justice and the uncertain future for diversity in higher education. [6 ½ min read]
Poet and playwright Catherine Theis graduates with a Ph.D. in creative writing having found her life’s passion and her partner within the academy. [6 min read]
Six outstanding seniors nominated by faculty from USC Dornsife’s English Department are recognized for their commitment to the arts at an awards dinner that remembers alumnus Jimmy Gauntt. [ 3½ min read ]
Undergraduates find inspiration through unprecedented access to best-selling authors in a contemporary prose course taught by Christopher Freeman of English.
Professors from USC Dornsife’s Writing Program offer free creative writing workshops to recently released prisoners. In part two of this article, the instructors talk about how the project has affected them as they witness their writers in the process of identity-building after prison.
Professors from USC Dornsife’s Writing Program engage in the community by offering free creative writing workshops to recently released prisoners. Part one of this two-part story examines how the program helps these men find understanding and healing through the written word.