USC Professor Appointed to Governor’s Alzheimer’s Task Force

María Aranda hopes to shine a light on USC’s research as a member of Governor Gavin Newsome’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness.

USC School of Dramatic Arts Adapts to the Future

As the landscape of dramatic arts changes, USC’s acting, design, technical direction and musical theatre programs evolve along with it.

Sarah Gehlert Named Dean of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

She joins USC in April from her current post as dean of the University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work.

Creating a Better Plastic Bottle—And a More Supportive Environment for Female Scientists

Megan Fieser of USC Dornsife wants to solve the world’s plastic pollution problem  and make it easier to be a woman in science.

USC Stem Cell Scientist Investigates Leukemia’s Deadly Secrets

Rong Lu of the Keck School of Medicine of USC will use a $550,000 grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to continue investigating aggressive and resistant types of leukemia.

Earth Scientists and AI Researchers Join Forces to Better Predict Our Climate Future

Researchers from USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute and USC Dornsife have created a novel platform to standardize paleoclimatology data.

Follow the Bouncing Sea Star

USC Viterbi researchers’ discoveries about sea star locomotion could help scientists design simpler, decentralized systems in robotics and beyond.

Stand-up Comedian Bounces Back From Six Bedbound Years, Thanks to USC Team

Severe lymphedema left Eddie Barojas bedridden—until a team of USC physical therapists, occupational therapists, urologists and wound-care specialists got him back on his feet.


USC Viterbi Researchers Win NSF Grant to Speed Up A.I.

Getting algorithms to perform computations simultaneously, rather than sequentially, is essential for make AI technologies practical for everyday use.


New AI Algorithm May Lead to Safer and More Efficient Treatment of Stroke

USC researchers have built and tested an AI algorithm that can extract data from a much safer type of brain scan known as pseudo-continuous arterial spin labeling MRI.