A PhD in history from USC Dornsife — and a boost from the Trojan Family — led Christina Copland to a career as a genealogist at Ancestry.com.
Gifting roses and celebrating love on Valentine’s Day are now a normal part of courtship, but the history behind these choices may surprise you.
How early American immigrants’ beliefs and writings are often misquoted or taken out of context by GOP candidates for the nation’s highest office.
Many L.A. points of interest are hitting their centenary this year. Historian Phil Ethington explains how the 1920’s shaped today’s City of Angels.
Hailing from Zimbabwe, Admire Mseba focuses on sub-Saharan Africa’s history and helps students see parallels between U.S. and African civil rights efforts.
USC scholars are using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to bring historical objects and locations to life.
The USC Dornsife senior hopes to use his social policy experience in legislative work or community organizing before going to law school.
USC Dornsife mathematicians highlight their favorite and most influential women in the field — one in which women have a rich history of contributions, and despite centuries of headway, recognition, access and equity still remain works in progress.
Offensive routines, outraged audiences and changing social norms have long been a part of stand-up comedy in America, say USC scholars, who also suggest up-and-coming comedians to watch.