USC Trustee David C. Bohnett ’78 has pledged $15 million to endow and name a residential college at USC Village. The David C. Bohnett Residential College will focus on the principles of social justice and community service, and will form part of a thriving student community that integrates living and learning for up to 320 students as well as faculty-in-residence and student support staff.
Kjerstin Thorson shares a few thoughts about how political news spreads through social media and what this means as these networks compete directly with traditional news agencies.
USC-led study reveals that melanoma patients with deficient or mutant copies of the gene are less protected from harmful ultraviolet rays.
The LA native has focused on enhancing the basic sciences and building cross-disciplinary connections at Columbia, where she is dean of science.
One of the largest donations in the university’s history will harness proteomics, molecular biology, genetics and nanotechnology for new ways of ending cancer.
From May 13 – 22, the world’s most celebrated cellists are gathering in Los Angeles for master classes and concerts, all open to the public, including a world premiere of a work written for more than 100 cellos.
A USC co-author of the study says the genes that are correlated with educational attainment are expressed in the brain during prenatal development. Some of the genes also predict risk for Alzheimer’s disease, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
The ability to heal bone fractures is especially crucial for injured, multimillion-dollar athletes who spend big bucks to get back on the field or into the ring. Muscle and Medicine reported that hundreds of NFL players have invested in using stem cells to treat injuries.
The latest drugs that treat the blood-borne illness hepatitis C can cure it, but their price tag remains a point of contention for insurers and government health care officials. A series of studies in this month’s special hepatitis C edition of the American Journal of Managed Care show multiple long-term benefits of financing the cure for patients and early screening.
Contact and RSVP: USC News at (213) 740-2215 or email@example.com; RSVP must be received no later than 10 a.m., Thursday, May 12 The University of Southern California’s commencement ceremony will be held the morning of Friday, May 13, on the University Park Campus. Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle Corporation, will deliver the commencement address. Ellison, Alejandro G. […]