With Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) market value hitting $1 trillion, what corporations may join them in the trillionaire club? Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) are all close. If you look at the rest of the top 10, seven of them are technology corporations, and these three – Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A), […]
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s $270 million renovation and restoration is reaching the halfway point. The photo above shows the site when construction began in January, compared to today. The project has created a jobs boom, employing hundreds of Los Angeles construction workers. To mark the project’s halfway point, the final beam of the Coliseum’s […]
Dear Members of the USC Family: Since becoming Chair of the Board of Trustees just over two months ago, I have been moved by the candid and constructive dialogue I am having with so many students, faculty, staff, and alumni. These frank discussions have given me a chance to understand what we must change as […]
Today, C. L. Max Nikias has agreed to step down, effective immediately, and will move into the role of President Emeritus and Life Trustee of the University. This decision follows the announcement, earlier this summer, that the Board of Trustees and President Nikias had agreed to an orderly transition and that a Special Committee of […]
One year has passed since the Aug. 11 and 12 protests in Charlottesville, Va., where America’s racial divide unfolded with tragic consequences as violence claimed a life and left the nation shaken. Now, organizers of the protest plan an anniversary “White Civil Rights Rally” near the White House in Washington, D.C. What have we learned […]
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With the 40th year anniversary of Jim Svejda at KUSC, the station commissioned a short documentary as part of the celebration. The documentary has been chosen to open the L.A. Shorts International Film Festival.
Scientists say roughly 1 million genetic variants can predict the length of a person’s formal education as well as other demographic characteristics. The study is based on genetic information from 23andMe and several other databases.
At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), preliminary results of the A4 Study will be presented by the project director, Dr. Reisa Sperling of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sperling and Dr. Paul Aisen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC are the principal investigators on the study.
“We are thrilled to welcome Trudy and Kevin to the USC Thornton faculty,” said Robert Cutietta, Dean of the USC Thornton School of Music. “They are both unquestioned leaders in their fields, and their expertise will be an incredible addition to the Music Industry program.”