Stories by Steve Linan:
Budding scientist seeks new ways to deter cancer
The Keck School senior relishes research in disease prevention.
Former foster youth share stories of courage and drive
Lucero Noyola and Michael Boateng tell their stories in public for the first time.
Slavic studies go ‘beyond dusty pages in an archive’
Marcus Levitt and Alexander Zholkovsky honored for illuminating Russian history and culture.
Educating leaders to deliver better services in Africa and beyond
Faculty and students recommend innovative practices on water, electricity and more in developing nations.
Lasker Lectures cover the advancement of cochlear implants
Today’s challenge facing scientists: creating a totally implantable hearing device.
John Wilson lauded for geographic analysis
He is among the world’s leading scholars in spatial sciences.
Why innocent people plead guilty
Accepting a deal from prosecutors has become a common choice for individuals accused of a crime.
Supreme Court briefs filed to protect innovators
The court is asked to take a strong stance on overly abstract patents.
Casey Donovan and Alan Watts study mechanisms that are important in normalizing blood glucose levels.
Human rights legislation fought for in D.C.
A panel addresses more than 100 delegates on transitional justice mechanisms.
USC Libraries buys unpublished Lewis Carroll letter
USC had kept the purchase under wraps to surprise benefactors George and Linda Cassady.
Alia Tutor endows Keck School chair for fertility research
Paulson’s division has a long history of making motherhood possible for women with fertility issues.
Carry believes USC students can resolve global woes
The vice provost credits current generation’s connections and caring.
Impact investments offer an opportunity to help society
The CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund discusses the topic with philanthropic and foundation leaders.
Poet receives high praise from Pulitzer winner
Language poet Rae Armantrout chooses a manuscript by Hannah Sanghee Park.
USC faces UCLA in key matchups
The events pit six nationally ranked teams against each other.
Video: USC offers the state’s first master’s in stem cell biology
A case for balancing your checkbook
The Reckoning explores the role accounting plays in the effective management of nations.
Social work student bridges the divide between military and civilians
Shawn Cervantes helps an underserved population in Santa Cruz.
David Bottjer awarded for pushing boundaries in paleontology
Scientist studies how early animals evolved on Earth and how the planet’s ecology changed.
Video: USC Thornton student takes songs to schools
USC Marshall teams with USA Today to cover the business of sport
The partnership is the first of its kind in online news.
Whistleblowers assess journalism’s role in national security
USC Annenberg’s “Patriot or Traitor?” looks at government surveillance.
Poetry and song: Arts and humanities thrive at Festival of Books
USC Dornsife faculty explore truth, fiction, politics and other matters quite human.
Study finds gaps in health treatment that increase child mortality in Africa
Common diseases are effectively treatable with simple remedies that could be provided at home.
The 33rd Academic Honors Convocation lauds faculty, students
Nobel laureate Arieh Warshel receives the university’s top honor.
Stem cell research findings may lead to osteoporosis, bone tissue treatments
Results suggest treatment strategies for diseases that can arise from hydrogen sulfide deficiencies.
Meet the ’bots
Robotics researchers from USC Viterbi open their lab doors to show the public what their research is all about.
In memoriam: Allen E. Puckett, 94
He was committed to the advancement of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Haden updates Coliseum renovation plans
Pat Haden addresses possible changes to historic venue.
Tom Lyon: a teacher twice honored
Mentoring and teaching come naturally to USC Gould professor.
Making a 3-D avatar that walks and talks just like you
The idea is to capture more of what makes a person unique.
USC Shoah Foundation, Comcast recall the Holocaust
Productions are presented in conjunction with the U.S. National Days of Remembrance.
From Melville to medieval India
Four professors have received fellowships from some of the most competitive funders in the world.
New alliance of music schools forms down under
Summit representatives established a new Pacific Alliance of Music Schools.