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March 17th, 2006

Third Anniversary of American Invasion of Iraq

University of Southern California Office of Media Relations Tel: 213-740-2215 E-mail: USCNews@usc.edu https://www.usc.edu Media Advisory March 17, 2006 USC EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON 3RD ANNIVERSARY OF INVASION OF IRAQ Michael Keane, military strategist and lecturer in the USC Marshall School of Business, can talk about U.S. troop morale and the effectiveness of the terrorists’ […]

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March 17th, 2006

Stranded Sea Lions Poisoned by Toxic Algae

Domoic acid poisoning from microscopic algae is the likely cause of over a dozen sea lion strandings on Los Angeles County beaches. The algal blooms are still developing, and more poisonings are expected. Dolphins and seabirds also may be affected. The blooms do not threaten humans. Samples collected by marine biologists at the University of […]

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March 14th, 2006

LA Small Business Owners to Get Lift From Pact

An alliance of the William J. Clinton Foundation, the Orfalea Family Foundation and the USC Marshall School of Business that is designed to offer technical and managerial assistance to small business owners and nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles has been announced. The alliance – called USC ImpactLA: The Clinton Foundation-Orfalea Urban Enterprise Initiative – is […]

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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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