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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

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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

2 weeks agoHealth : 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

Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant

Trump University guides unsealed this week by a federal judge in southern California undercut Trump's portrayal of his one-time real estate seminar course as an uncontroversial operation. Continue reading ? The post Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant

Instructing employees how to stall law enforcement investigations might seem like an unusual part of running a real estate seminar company. Trump University guides unsealed this week by a federal judge in southern California undercut...Show More Summary

BREAKING: TERROR IN CALIFORNIA – New School Shooting Grips the Nation

Police right now are investigating an active shooter incident that has occurred on campus at University of Southern California, Los Angeles. The story is still developing as we speak, but

USC Dean, Marilyn Flynn, Provides Examples on How Colleges and Universities Can Help To Innovate The Child Welfare System

For National Foster Care Month, I interviewed Dr. Marilyn Flynn who is the Dean of The Social Work at the University of Southern California (USC). The School of Social is the largest social worker program anywhere in US with 3000 graduate students - 1200 on campus at USC - and 48 states across the program. Show More Summary

USC Study finds blindness and visual impairment will double by 2050

LOS ANGELES - A study published today by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute in JAMA Ophthalmology found that the U.S. prevalence in visual impairment (VI) and blindness is expected to double over the next 35 years. Show More Summary

Marianne Williamson Urges College Grads To Put Love Before Personal Gain

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

As a fresh batch of college graduates receive their diplomas and set off into the world, author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson has some words of caution. Williamson shared her wisdom with University of Southern CaliforniaShow More Summary

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver Reunite For Their Son Patrick's College Graduation

Talk about cordial exes! Over the weekend, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger reunited for their son Patrick's graduation from the University of Southern California. In fact, the former flames even jumped into a picture (above) together to celebrate their son at his commencement ceremony. Aww! Related: Arnold's First Celebrity Apprentice Poster Is HERE! And it appears the [...]

Larry Ellison explains why life isn't about money: 'At some point you can't spend all of it. Trust me, I've tried'

On Friday, self-made billionaire Larry Ellison gave a funny and poignant speech filled with life advice to the University of Southern California's class of 2016. Ellison's commencement speech was quite the coup for the USC class, but there's a good reason why he was there. Ellison was granted an honorary doctorate by USC, a Doctor of Humane Letters. Show More Summary

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