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All Times Eastern Basketball Women’s Olympic Exhibition, Galen Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA United States vs. USA Select Team — NBA TV, 10 p.m. CFL Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus

By Judith Graham A sense of angst was rattling students at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. One of their peers had taken his life days before. Professor Mikel Snow felt the dark undercurrent and knew he had to speak up. Show More Summary

Online Marketing News: Millennial Psychology, Influencer Misconceptions & SEO Issues

The Psychology of Successfully Marketing to Millennials [Infographic] Marketing to Millennials can be a unique challenge. The University of Southern California found that "the younger demographic values authenticity and their peers’ opinions. Show More Summary

How did classified information get into those Hillary Clinton emails?

Jeffrey Fields, University of Southern California - Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Last week FBI director James Comey publicly rebuked Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information while she was secretary of state. Show More Summary

How the USC/LA Times Daybreak tracking poll works

The USC Dornsife/L.A. Times Presidential Election "Daybreak" Poll asks more than 400 people each day about their voting intentions. The poll is part of the Understanding America Study (UAS) at the University of Southern California's Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research. Each day's poll...

NIH Awards USC and CHLA $36.6 Million for Clinical and Translational Science

A team of researchers led by Thomas Buchanan, MD, Michele Kipke PhD and Jonathan Samet, MD, of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) received a prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award was made to USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

Using gelatin to bulk up "muscles-on-a-chip"

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Growing muscle for lab-based testing is a tough process, and previous attempts to do so – making use of plastic scaffolds – have failed to produce fully-formed muscle fibers. Now, a team from the University of Southern California (USC)...Show More Summary

To boost high school girls' business and tech savvy, Girls Who Code offers immersion program - CNET

3 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

This immersive session from Girls Who Code and University of Southern California aims to bolster girls' skills and keep them interested in tech.

Motion Documented at the San Andreas Fault

Scientists from the Earthscope Plate Boundary Observatory, the University of Hawaii. The University of Washington and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of Southern California in San Diego have been analyzing data from the San Andreas Fault. Their goal was to differentiate broad regional tectonic...

Telsa Road Trip To The California Science Center

The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, next to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California. The place is billed as the West Coast’s largest hands-on science center. The Science Center makes for a fairly inexpensive family outing. Admission is by donation only, and […]

High-priced education carries an additional cost for black USC students

The City of Los Angeles has reached a settlement with several African-American students arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in 2013. The students, who were enrolled at the University of Southern California, had been attending an off-campus party when a noise complaint was made. Show More Summary

Marketing: An Essential Skill for Effective Social Entrepreneurship

For the second time, I have been asked to teach a course in Marketing for the esteemed Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship Program at University of Southern California (USC). While I look at this as a great opportunity. I know it is an enormous challenge. Show More Summary

The Curious History Of The Mammalian Penile Bone

A team of evolutionary biologists based out of the University of Southern California have recently published new research on the baculum, the mammalian penile bone. In a study of hundreds of different mammalian species, the scientists found that this curious bone has disappeared and reappeared throughout evolutionary...

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner, endorses academic and cultural boycott of Israel

Scholar and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner and associate professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, has endorsed BDS and the cultural and academic boycott of Israel in support of Palestinian rights. Show More Summary

Study: Taking Pictures During Concerts Enhances The Experience

The new study by a team of researchers from the University of Southern California, Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania, published in the June 6 edition of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, actually says taking time to snap photos of experiences like concerts and vacations helps us enjoy those experiences more.

The Upside of All Your iPhone Pics

last monthHealth : Healthland

"You hear you shouldn't take all these photos and interrupt the experience," says Kristin Diehl, a marketing professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. "That we're not living in the moment." But her research found otherwise.

Zika’s Nasty Facts

This week, mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika start biting in Florida, the Gulf States, and Southern California. It’s the “virus from hell,” warns Peter Hotez, Dean of Baylor University’s School

A warning on hospital mergers: After California allowed big chains to grow, prices soared

The debate over hospital mergers traditionally has focused on whether allowing hospitals within a local community to merge drives up prices in that community. A new study from the University of Southern California sounds a much louder alarm. The study found that the domination of the state’s hospital...

Warren Buffett's "20 Slot" Rule: How to Simplify Your Life and Maximize Your Results

Charlie Munger settled into his seat in front of the crowd at the University of Southern California. It was 1994 and Munger had spent the last 20 years working alongside Warren Buffett as the two men grew Berkshire Hathaway into a billion-dollar...Show More Summary

Value-Based Care Explained Through Analogies

A few weeks ago, I was at the sold-out University of Southern California (USC) C-Suite Invitational in Los Angeles where I watched keynote speaker, Dr. Josh Luke, speak on value-based care and the future of our healthcare system. I watched as he energetically shook some sense into a room of hospital executives for about an hour. Show More Summary

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