Although no one is announcing a cure for Alzheimer’s disease just yet, research recently conducted at the University of Southern California does at least offer a glimmer of hope. Using drugs known as TSPO (translocator protein) ligands,...Show More Summary
Two musical powerhouses are giving the University of Southern California a pretty generous gift. USC President C.L Max Nikias announced today that record producer Jimmy...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine have donated $70 million to establish an entrepreneurial undergraduate program at the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles school said on Wednesday.
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will donate $70 million Wednesday to the University of Southern California (USC) to fund a new music academy. For that price, the academy will be named the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. Andre Young is the name Dr. Dre’s parents [...]Show More Summary
Music producer Dr. Dre and music executive Jimmy Iovine will jointly donate $70 million to the University of Southern California to create a new program at the school.
Alligators may help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth regeneration in people, according to new research led by the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). read more
October 13, 2012 was a warm and sunny Thursday in Los Angeles, yet 8000 people packed themselves into the University of Southern California’s sold-out basketball arena to watch two teams of PC gamers battle for supremacy in one of the world’s most popular video games—a strategy/action PC game called League of Legends. Show More Summary
Over at my Patheos blog Off the Cushion, I have posted a new interview with my friends William Whittington and Vicki Callahan, professors at the University of Southern California’s School for the Cinematic Arts. In it, we discuss the intersection of Buddhism, film, and social justice. You can read it here. I met Vicki (who […]
At some point during Blake Eastman’s senior year at the University of Southern California, he stopped talking to his friends about their plans after graduation. Eastman, 22, had parlayed a summer internship into a job offer. Many of his classmates, even those with similar credentials, weren’t as fortunate. Show More Summary
On Monday, hundreds of students, faculty, parents, and community members gathered to mourn and speak out against racial profiling and institutional inequality at the University of Southern California. The sit-in was sparked by an incident...Show More Summary
It's the one thing I tell people about myself that always seems to surprise them: that I was a teacher. I'd just graduated from the University of Southern California, and even though I knew I wanted to go into show business, I tried my hand at teaching for a while -- partly because my father wanted me to get a "real job," but mostly because I loved it.
As controversy surrounding the Los Angeles Police Department's response to a party at the University of Southern California continues to build, students will protest the department's alleged racial profiling today on campus. [ more ...
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, the general whose celebrated military career ended in scandal last November, has a new job title: professor. Petraeus will be join faculty at the University of Southern California, teaching, mentoring student veterans and ROTC members, and par …
A constellation of intellectual heavyweights showed up at the University of Southern California on Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding immigration reform. That stars in that constellation included former California Governor Arnold...Show More Summary
The Daily Northwestern | Los Angeles Times | Daily Trojan | USC Annenberg Medill professor Douglas Foster accepted, then declined, the directorship of USC Annenberg, the University of Southern California’s journalism school. “It was an honor to be considered for … Read more
“Does money buy happiness?” is the kind of open-ended question that inspires great novels and Baz Luhrmann movies, but it also has spawned quite a research program in economics. The University of Southern California’s Richard Easterlin kicked the discussion off … Continue reading ?
Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., has been honored by the University of Southern California Alumni Association with the prestigious Alumni Merit Award.
A maverick neuroscientist believes he has deciphered the code by which the brain forms long-term memories. Theodore Berger, a biomedical engineer and neuroscientist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, envisions a day in the not too distant future when a patient with severe memory loss can get help from an electronic implant. Show More Summary
Those lucky enough to walk past or be near the University of Southern California stage during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Saturday experienced not only music, but the spoken word stylings of poet-professor Javon Johnson. And it was not your typical performance. [ more › ]
Biola University, an evangelical Christian school in southern California, is also home to a secretive LGBT group. It's brave of those students since the school would expel them if their sexual orientations were ever made public. Still,...Show More Summary