The June 12 summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un marks the first time heads of state of both countries meet for talks. At stake is national security for both sides, regional stability in east Asia and economic relations with China, the United States and its Pacific Rim allies. USC experts say the two leaders will enter uncharted waters.
Retired ophthalmologist Allen Ginsburg and his wife, Charlotte, donate $10 million to name the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics. Contact: Eddie North-Hager at 213-740-9335 or email@example.com. A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases. The donation will establish a research fund […]
Mei-Lee Ney’s donation is the largest in the history of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Contact: Eddie North-Hager at 213-740-9335 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A new center dedicated to research on longevity and healthy aging has been established at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology with a $20 million gift from Mei-Lee Ney. The […]
The University of Southern California’s commencement ceremony will be held the morning of Friday, May 11, on the University Park Campus. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and pioneering oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee will deliver the commencement address. Mukherjee, Charlie Beck, Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Jennifer A. Doudna and Forest Whitaker will receive honorary degrees.
Keck School of Medicine of USC and nationwide partners are launching a landmark $1.5 billion National Institutes of Health-led program that seeks to accelerate the development of precision medicine. One of the project’s priorities is to achieve a demographically, geographically and medically diverse community of participants, especially by including those who are underrepresented in biomedical research.
Tanning addiction plagues teenage minorities in Los Angeles, and that dependency is associated with marijuana abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental health issues, a Keck School of Medicine of USC study reports.
A specific brain network, the locus coereleus, that controls your ability to focus your attention appears to weaken as you age, making you more prone to distraction while under stress.
William and Leslie McMorrow’s donation endows the Neighborhood Academic Initiative, ensuring ongoing support for future generations of promising students in South and East Los Angeles.
Global media leader Oprah Winfrey, Warner Bros. Chairman Kevin Tsujihara, Washington Post Publisher Frederick J. Ryan Jr. and musician will.i.am are among the featured speakers.
For almost three decades, USC’s Neighborhood Academic Initiative has prepared the sons and daughters of South Los Angeles families for college success. NAI will celebrate its 21st graduation with students, their families, and the people who’ve made NAI a nationally recognized, free college preparatory program.
NAI’s class of 2018 includes 50 graduates. All are headed for college, and 19 will attend USC in the fall on full scholarships.