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October 18th, 2016

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

With a robust community of internationally recognized faculty, USC is working to demystify the degenerative disease and find ways to prevent, treat and cure it. More than 55 researchers at USC have an expertise related to Alzheimer’s disease. Some look at the brain’s vascular system to identify Alzheimer’s before it begins. Others look at big data brain imaging and still others help families cope.

July 15th, 2016

Pokemon Go: Friend or foe to society?

The Pokemon Go mobile game has people everywhere reliving the 1990s, or experiencing them for the first time through augmented reality. The gaming experience, however, has brought to light many questions about access to public spaces, the future of gaming and even safety issues.

June 28th, 2016

‘Brexit’ and Trump rhetoric fueled by globalization

In the wake of the “Brexit,” comparisons are drawn between those who supported the “Vote Leave” campaign in Great Britain and Donald Trump’s core supporters. Rhetorical parallels certainly abound, but experts point to a wave of nationalist and populist sentiment internationally amidst ever-expanding globalization.

June 16th, 2016

Expert Q&A: What is the “Brexit” and does it matter?

The “Brexit” – an upcoming United Kingdom referendum vote on whether to leave or remain in the European Union – could prove costly for Great Britain and may affect its trade and diplomatic relations, including with the United States. The latest poll shows British citizens are evenly split on the issue.