Journalism Students Get Firsthand Experience Reporting on Primaries

Christina Bellantoni’s class offered a unique opportunity: They travelled to Iowa and Nevada to report on the presidential campaigns.

From Hollywood to Malibu: Mapping Joan Didion’s Los Angeles

USC Dornsife scholar David Ulin helps us find the places that shaped the acclaimed writer’s life in the Southland.

Socially Assistive Robot Helps Children with Autism

USC researchers have developed personalized learning robots for children with autism and studied the robots’ ability to gauge the children’s engagement in therapeutic interventions.

Ted Hearne Receives American Academy of Arts and Letters Award

The USC Thornton Composition faculty member received the award in honor of his significant artistic achievements.

Getting to Know L.A.’s Immigrant Population

A USC study reveals new data about L.A.’s immigrant community that could guide policy in the future.

Pioneering USC Chemist Named to Prestigious Engineering Academy

USC Dornsife’s Mark Thompson, a pioneer in organic LED display screens and photovoltaic technologies, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

L.A.’s Chief Design Officer Joins USC Dornsife Faculty

Christopher Hawthorne, renowned architecture critic and L.A.’s chief design officer, will bring his 3rd LA Project, a lab for urban reinvention, to USC.

Keck’s Ophthalmology, Physiology/Neuroscience Depts. Top NIH Funding List

Seven Keck School of Medicine of USC departments are in the top 10 nationally in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Uncovering the History of Arabs in Southern California

USC Dornsife professor Sarah Gualtieri explores how the Arab-American community came into being in her new book, Arab Routes: Pathways to Syrian California.


Is This Drone the Future of Disaster Relief?

USC researchers design a new artificially intelligent drone control system that allows drones to withstand pushing, kicking and even colliding with objects.