A new poll shows that a majority of state voters support the California School Dashboard, a performance gauge that was created by the state last year to improve equity and transparency in school quality.
“Charles Bolden is a courageous leader whose dedicated service to our nation is a testament to his strong character and values,” USC President C. L. Max Nikias said. “His wealth of knowledge and experience will be a major asset to our university, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to our board.”
The university closed out 2017 with the fifth-highest total for cash gifts, according to the Council for Aid to Education (CAE). USC has consistently ranked in the top five since 2012, a feat shared by only two other institutions, Harvard and Stanford universities.
USC researchers discover a cellular mechanism responsible for at least 10 percent each of ALS and frontotemporal dementia cases. Contact: Zen Vuong, (213) 300-1381 or firstname.lastname@example.org Scientists have for the first time discovered a mechanism that limits the number of “cellular janitors” in the nervous system, leading to increased risk for two neurodegenerative diseases: amyotrophic […]
Once the cells are compromised, the brain’s protective fort becomes leaky and allows blood toxins to trespass into the brain, damaging critical connections between brain areas, USC researchers say. Contact: Zen Vuong, (213) 300-1381 or email@example.com USC research sheds new light on how a breakdown in the brain’s vascular system predates the accumulation of toxic plaques […]
Scientists at USC have found a new catalyst that more efficiently converts methane to olefins. Contact: Ian Chaffee, (213) 810-8554 or firstname.lastname@example.org Image: The greenhouse gas methane is found in both our ground and air, with atmospheric emissions significantly escalating over the last 10 years. (Photo/Martin Shields) USC scientists have unlocked a new, more efficient pathway for […]
Just this week, U.S. lawmakers called their continued attempts to manipulate political discourse on Twitter and Facebook an “ongoing attack by the Russian government.” Some think they may have helped tilt the 2016 presidential election. Regularly cited USC research has shown that they make up as much as 15 percent of the accounts on Twitter. USC experts […]
Scientists at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences have discovered an entirely new class of ion channels. These channels let protons (H+ ions) into cells, are important in the inner ear for balance, and are present in the taste cells that respond to sour flavors.
United Airlines Memorial Coliseum will be a restored historic stadium with 21st century amenities Contact: Ron Mackovich at email@example.com or (213) 810-8583 United Airlines and the University of Southern California have announced a naming rights agreement to help sustain and renovate the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, one of the sports world’s most beloved historical landmarks […]
USC kicks off a game-changing renovation that honors the Coliseum’s rich history, while adding amenities to vastly enhance the visitor experience. Improvements include new seating, more legroom, a new concourse and press box, new and upgraded concession stands, and LED lighting. Wi-Fi is being improved throughout the venue. Construction of the Scholarship Club Tower on the […]