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August 13th, 2018

What will be the next trillionaire company?

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), […]

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August 13th, 2018

Media advisory: L.A. Coliseum celebrates renovation milestone and local jobs boom

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 […]

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August 8th, 2018

Nikias transitions to president emeritus

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 […]

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August 8th, 2018

White extremist road show moves from Charlottesville to D.C.

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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August 8th, 2018

USC wildfire experts available

Contacts: Gary Polakovic, research communications manager, (213) 740-9226(w), (213) 527-7770 (c), polakovi@usc.edu or call the 24-hour USC Media Relations line at (213) 740-2215. Constantinos Sioutas, Fred Champion Professorship in civil and environmental engineering, USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He’s an expert in air pollution, particulate matter and wildfire smoke impacts on people. (213) 740-6134) sioutas@usc.edu. Travis Longcore, assistant professor of architecture, spatial sciences and biological […]

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July 19th, 2018

USC Alzheimer’s experts at AAIC

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. 

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