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Earnings Stripping, Competitiveness, and the Drive to Further Complicate the Corporate Tax

Ed Kleinbard, a law professor at the University of Southern California, has a new paper in which he claims that the recent wave of corporate inversions is not about competitiveness, even though the U.S. has the third highest corporate tax rate in the world combined with exceptionally high repatriation taxes. Show More Summary

US immigration is associated with rise in smoking among Latinos and Asians

Immigration to the U.S. may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University, Duke University and the University of Southern California. read more

Max Wittek Rumors: Latest News, Buzz and More Surrounding QB's Transfer

USC quarterback Max Wittek is reportedly close making his long-awaited move away from the vaunted Southern California football program. According to CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler, Wittek is expected to join the University of Hawaii program...Show More Summary

Lee Daniels to Direct The Brian Banks Story

In 2003, All-American high school athlete Brian Banks was on his way to the University of Southern California on a full football scholarship. But all of that changed when his classmate, Wanetta Gibson accused him of rape.

International Students Pressure USC After Chinese Student’s Fatal Beating

The fatal beating of a Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California last month has prompted international students here to call for extra surveillance in the area, just south of downtown.

U.S. Army general killed in Afghanistan was an upstate New York native

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held two degrees from the University of Southern California.

Warren Bennis 1925-2014

The father of leadership, Warren Bennis died Thursday, July 31 at the age of 89. He had served as a business professor at the University of Southern California for the last 35 years. He wrote nearly 30 books including An Invented Life, which earned him a Pulitzer Prize nomination. His leadership thinking was in many ways ahead of its time. Show More Summary

Port Of Los Angeles & MBDA at USC Team Up to Promote Trade

  The Port of Los Angeles and the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MDBA) Center at the University of Southern California

Here’s What Soda Does to Young Rats’ Brains

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Soda is on the mind. A new small study in rats found that drinking sugary beverages may result in memory issues down the line. University of Southern California researchers looked at adult and adolescent rats, and feed them sugary beverages (meant to mimic soda) for a month. After a month, the rats completed tasks that…

5 arrested in fatal assault on USC grad student

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Del Carmen, 18-year-old Andrew Garcia and three juveniles have been arrested in connection with the fatal beating of 24-year-old University of Southern California grad student Xinran Ji last Wednesday

Leaders Like Ken Noble Remind Us of the Value of Affirmative Action  

This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own—Kenneth B. Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that career with 17 years as a reporter for the Times, including a five-year stint as head of the paper's West Africa bureau.

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device's Safety and Use In Young Children

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in his brainstem.

Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life

Some intrepid biologists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered bacteria that survives on nothing but electricity -- rather than food, they eat and excrete pure electrons. These bacteria yet again prove the almost...Show More Summary

Positive In, Positive Out: How a USC Alumna is Coping with Lymphoma

This post is from MSW@USC. We think they have an important message to share.  Coast Guard Reserves member Cassie Sulfridge, 28, had just graduated from MSW@USC, the Southern California university’s web-based Master of Social Work program,...Show More Summary

Is USC Updating Its Look with Shiny Helmets?

The University of Southern California football team is known for its traditional uniforms, but the Trojans may have a more modern look this fall. Inside SoCal's Scott Wolf posted the image of the helmet on Thursday morning. Here's what...Show More Summary

Scientist finds link between antibiotics, bacterial biofilms and chronic infections

Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Oak Crest Institute of Science have discovered the link between antibiotics and bacterial biofilm formation leading to chronic lung, sinus and ear infections. The study results,...Show More Summary

USC scientists discover immune system component that resists sepsis in mice

Molecular microbiologists from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that mice lacking a specific component of the immune system are completely resistant to sepsis, a potentially fatal complication of infection. Show More Summary

‘Natural’ Battery Created At USC Lab

Scientists at the University of Southern California created a "natural" battery using quinones, organic compounds that can be found in both plants and animals ‘Natural’ Battery Created At USC Lab was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

What’s better than a carbon nanotube chip? A transparent and flexible carbon nanotube and IGZO chip!

Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have combined two of our favorite materials -- carbon nanotubes and IGZO -- to create a new hybrid computer chip design that is flexible, transparent, and more energy efficient than conventional silicon chips. Show More Summary

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