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The USC Price professor will now set the agenda for the civilian panel, which functions much like a board of governors for the police department.
The “Hip Hop 50” series — presented by the USC Kaufman School of Dance and USC Visions and Voices — will mark hip-hop’s 50th anniversary with a three-part
‘Unity, Prosperity & Culture’ celebrated with food, fellowship during USC Latinx/e Heritage Month kickoff
Trojans share personal stories and pay tribute to those who support their academic dreams.
Billy Crystal, Edie Falco, Jon Hamm, and Allison Janney are among the Hollywood A-listers who have shown up on picket lines this summer during Hollywood’s first dual actor and writer strike since
The Discovery and Translational Hub, a seven-story building proposed for the USC Health Sciences Campus, seeks to unite interdisciplinary research teams to fast-track discoveries and address the
Researchers at USC used machine learning to explore the links between sedentary behavior and dementia, finding that the total time spent sedentary matters for brain aging.
The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the USC Institute for Addiction Science will provide students from underrepresented communities with stipend and internship opportunities in
The naming gift is part of the university’s ambitious Frontiers of Computing initiative, the largest and most comprehensive academic initiative in USC history.
USC Mary and Mark Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute expands its suite of health disparities research with an award to examine vascular causes of dementia.
GREEN WEEK: The L.A. Memorial Coliseum’s zero waste program, one of the most acclaimed in the country, is diverting tons of recyclable and compostable waste away from landfills.
Research from USC Marshall’s Jill Kickul identifies key strategies to leverage contributor dollars for systematic change.
GREEN WEEK: The 1,500-square-foot hub is a collaborative, inclusive and multiuse gathering space for advancing sustainability at USC.
GREEN WEEK: USC experts discuss the profound effects of the climate crisis on human health and well-being.
Often confused with hospice, palliative care has a champion in USC gerontologist Susan Enguídanos, who has dedicated herself to expanding access to this beneficial resource.
Findings published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry reveal how the brain produces pregnenolone, the “mother hormone” that is the progenitor of all neurosteroids.
Allen, an experienced health care executive. previously served as interim CFO.
GREEN WEEK: Early career researchers are ready to tackle challenging environmental problems through interdisciplinary work.
The station — part of the USC-operated network that’s the most-listened-to group of classical music stations in the country — is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Study finds ‘forgotten middle’ Americans face poorer health, worse economic outcomes and lower homeownership rates, along with increased disability in old age.
USC undergraduates get hand-on experience with ophthalmology and optometry during daylong program.
The aggressive eye cancer, which affects babies and young children and can lead to loss of vision, had baffled oncologists. Now they can get a very specific map of each child’s disease from
The internal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Planning Award works as a resource and support system to prepare faculty in their pursuit of competitive
The university is accelerating its transition to renewable energy and edging closer to its ambitious sustainability goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025.
Ryan Nazar started Practical Healthcare to improve patient satisfaction, especially when it came to difficult disease and injury diagnoses.
Outlawing controlled burns didn’t work. As demand for prescribed fire increases across California, experts explore traditional and modern methods for building wildfire resilience in a
Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC found that the condition, which can be a precursor to dementia, was linked to worse decision-making abilities.
Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss new recommendations for staying healthy and safe during the respiratory virus season.
Allele associated with increased risks for dementia and heart disease is linked to earlier age of first birth as well as shorter intervals between births in a Bolivian indigenous community.
Through their donation to USC Dornsife, Roberta and Arnold Mahler aim to break down research silos, accelerate treatment progress and bring hope to patients and families.
The USC study also suggests that prenatal depression, with disrupted immune and hormonal functions, could make the case worse.
A $12.4 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is the latest round of support for USC researcher Mark Humayun.
A “fireside chat” between USC President Carol L. Folt and Mayor Karen Bass reinforces the university’s collaborative work with the city in a united quest to care for the
Research identifies a gene vital for balancing lipids and proteins within cells that may play a role in neurodegenerative disorders.
A new report from USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative maps where there has been progress — and where there hasn’t — across the most popular films from the last year.
Kaleef Starks became passionate about media and social change, and is inspired by actress Laverne Cox as well as writers Janet Mock and Raquel Willis.
Yang is set to address the newest class of Trojans at the fall new student convocation on Thursday.
USC Stem Cell scientists explain why sensory hearing cells of the inner ear don’t regenerate — and how we might be able to change that.
Frequent and infrequent users of social media respond differently to social rewards. a USC Dornsife study reveals. That means that altering a platform’s structure may curb users’ bad
If a president overreaches, will the U.S. Supreme Court check their power? According to USC Gould Professors Rebecca Brown and Lee Epstein, that depends on whether the president shares the
Scientists from the Keck School of Medicine of USC identify key cells involved in lizards’ regeneration, a discovery that could offer insights into novel approaches to treating osteoarthritis.
Study conducted by team including USC and MIT researchers shows a 100x improvement over previous technology.
Researchers have found that burnt ground can absorb water, a discovery that can help them more accurately predict flooding and mudslides after a fire.
Terry Solís’ father, USC alum Francisco “Frank” Solís, was active in Los Angeles politics and an officer in the city’s Mexican American Bar Association.
New center and initiative position the university as a leading institution on artificial intelligence policy discussions, best practices and ethical decision-making.
A USC cinema scholar explains how AI is upending the movie and TV business.
In a comprehensive review of U.S.-based Alzheimer’s disease brain imaging studies, USC researchers found minority groups are underrepresented — but the gap is narrowing.
USC engineer Bhaskar Krishnamachari and economist Matthew Kahn have a sustainability plan that targets the biggest users.
Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC discovered that when cells are under stress, a key protein can travel to the nucleus and reprogram cells to migrate and become more invasive.
Hospital earns five stars in the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services annual quality star rating report.
In Southern California, toxic algae blooms are killing hundreds of dolphins and sea lions while record-high ocean temperatures threaten Florida’s coral reefs. USC experts weigh in.
High school students tour state-of-the-art laboratories at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and hear from undergraduates about their work.
USC Dornsife researchers are looking to nature to inspire scientific solutions and provide green, reliable energy to meet global needs.
Scientists at the USC Information Sciences Institute are developing software that will make future space computing more reliable by adapting to mission needs.
USC Price’s Genevieve Kanter explains the privacy risks that clinicians are taking when they use AI chatbots.
USC Dornsife faculty are using VR and AR to provide unprecedented, close-up interaction with the past.
Individual attitudes toward renewable energy and climate change are based on myriad psychological factors that range from the straightforward to the obscure.
USC research finds that the answer to getting more shots into arms is just a text message or email away.
The move will allow providers like USC’s Street Medicine team to be reimbursed for care they provide to people who are unhoused.
USC Dornsife researchers aim to help increase urban tree canopies, lower city temperatures and address longstanding environmental inequities.
The Professor Emerita of French and Italian and Comparative Literature is recognized for distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.