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March 8th, 2006

USC Stevens Institute Names MIT’s Krisztina Holly Executive Director

Krisztina Holly, formerly executive director of the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a veteran of successful technology start-ups, has been named executive director of the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization. Holly joined the university March 1 and reports to USC Provost C. […]

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March 7th, 2006

USC College Wins Up to $10 Million in Defense Research Grants

Bacteria-powered fuel cells and multi-target tracking systems under development Two research teams led by the University of Southern California have won Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grants from the Department of Defense, each worth up to $5 million over five years. USC was one of seven universities to win more than one MURI grant. The […]

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March 7th, 2006

Benefits of Full-day Kindergarten Erode by Third Grade

Initial Gains Attained by Youngsters Eventually Fade, Says New Study by USC and American University. Though full-day kindergarten may provide initial benefits for students and their mothers, the benefits largely erode by the third grade, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Southern California and American University. “There is initial benefit,” […]

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March 3rd, 2006

Thelonious Monk Institute at USC Leads Outreach to Minnesota Schools

Thelonious Monk Institute at USC Leads Outreach to Minnesota Schools March 6-10 Program Takes Gifted LA Young Musicians to the Twin Cities LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2006 – The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at USC, in collaboration with the Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education and the Children’s Music and Arts Foundation, will introduce “Peer-to-Peer” […]

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March 1st, 2006

U.S. National Science Board to Hold Public Hearing at USC

MEDIA ADVISORY For March 9, 2006 U.S. National Science Board to Hold Public Hearing at USC National Leaders To Speak March 9 at West Coast Hearing on 21st Century Education in Science, Mathematics and Technology What: National Science Board public hearing to consider the establishment of a new National Science Board Commission on Education, at […]

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February 28th, 2006

USC Expert Available: Supreme Court Antitrust Ruling

USC MEDIA ADVISORY February 28, 2006 U.S. SUPREME COURT RULING: SHERMAN ANTITRUST ACT, TEXACO AND SHELL OIL USC LEGAL EXPERT AVAILABLE GILLIAN HADFIELD, USC law professor, is an expert on antitrust issues, civil litigation, tort reform and commercial contracting. She is knowledgeable and can speak about the Sherman Antitrust Act. She has been following Texaco […]

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February 21st, 2006

Authors Examine Terrorist Trends

Can acts of terrorism be predicted? Yes, according to a new book by University of Southern California professor Todd Sandler and Walter Enders of the University of Alabama. "The Political Economy of Terrorism" (Cambridge University Press, 2006) uses a lot of game theory, a mathematical method that predicts someone’s optimal course of action by considering […]

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February 20th, 2006

USC Cinema-Television Alumni Development Council Formed

Nearly two dozen leaders from across the entertainment arts have founded the USC School Of Cinema-Television Alumni Development Council to guide and advise the school on reaching its academic and funding goals, as well as assist students and recent graduates to transition into their professional roles, Dean Elizabeth M. Daley announced today. Featuring alumni from […]

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