From the communal baths of ancient Rome to the Great Stink of London and the fortuitously named Victorian sanitary engineer Thomas Crapper, we explore the strangely fascinating history of plumbing through the ages.
Meet the incoming humanities professors joining USC Dornsife for the fall 2021 semester. [6 min read]
Senior Betty Thai earned a fellowship that could lead to a job as a U.S. diplomat, an ideal fit for the first-generation college student who wants to help solve global challenges. [3 min read]
After translating a diary written by a Buddhist priest who was interned with his family during World War II, USC Dornsife’s Duncan Williams became compelled to research how Buddhism was used by American government and army officials to mark Japanese Americans for internment and how the religion offered solace to those in the camps. [6 ½ min read]
China tries to counter news about the protests with its own state-run media. [5 min read]
Alumnus Joseph Krassenstein and two former teammates create a weeklong camp for student-athletes that combines on-field work with intense English-language courses.
The East Asian languages and cultures major simplifies — and personalizes — the process of donating to charity through his app Drops.
Seguing from his dissertation on Peking Opera, Joshua Goldstein of history and East Asian languages and cultures followed his passion for social justice to study the underground recycling industry in China.
As domestic box office returns plateau, Hollywood is setting its sights on China — the second largest film market in the world. USC Dornsife professors Stanley Rosen and Brian Bernards explain what it will take for the U.S. film industry to break into China’s notoriously complicated movie market.