Writer and alumnus Dan Johnson explores what it means to dream in the City of Angels.
The City of Angels is undergoing a renaissance that embraces the attributes it once spurned: verticality, density, public transport, pedestrian culture and public parks.
Millions of people have imagined California, but only one man was its historian.
A one-of-a-kind resource for scholarly research on history and culture, The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West celebrates its 10th anniversary.
George Washington had a vision for the country to extend its boundaries westward, says University Professor Kevin Starr of USC Dornsife.
The University Professor of USC Dornsife delivers a lecture at the new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon on the first president’s fascination with the West.
During a daylong event in which retired Gen. David Petraeus, USC Judge Widney Professor, lectures at various places on campus, University Professor Kevin Starr of USC Dornsife moderates a discussion.
Tens of thousands of people fed their appetites for the written word during the recent annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Among USC Dornsife authors speaking at the two-day event, University Professor Kevin Starr, the John Muir of our times, shared some of his own history.
Historian Kevin Starr of USC College has written more than a dozen books about the Golden State. His latest book published chronicles the life and times of the Golden Gate Bridge.