Stories by Steve Linan:
Poet receives high praise from Pulitzer winner
Language poet Rae Armantrout chooses a manuscript by Hannah Sanghee Park.
USC faces UCLA in key matchups this week
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.
He won’t let the world forget the innocent of Volyn
The Holocaust in this region of Ukraine was a genocide of bullets, rather than of gas chambers.
Ferris to advise National Park System
Professor joins group focusing on partnerships between nonprofits and the private sector.
Alum endows USC Marshall real estate program
William McMorrow is chairman and CEO of the real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson.
Swim With Mike pools USC assets
Swim With Mike has accrued more than $15 million for the Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship Fund.
For Petraeus, leadership needs to be affirmative and adaptive
Retired Gen. David Petraeus outlines what he called an “affirmative model of leadership.”
Malmstadt accepts the membrane challenge
The chemical engineer, who holds a PhD from the University of Washington, designs artificial cells.
Petraeus discusses foreign relations
The former CIA director impresses graduate students with his thorough knowledge of the issues affecting Mexico and China.
Climate Palooza packs a scientific punch
The ultimate aim was to engage the public in discussions and make scientific concepts more accessible.
It’s easy being green for Earth Month
Learn about food and gardening, water conservation, recycling and alternative energy.
USC Libraries awarded grant for residency program
The residents will help smaller organizations and individual collectors apply archival standards and practices.
ICT prototype named top 10 digital innovation
SimSensei leverages ICT’s technology, which provides real-time tracking and analysis of nonverbal behaviors.
USC Marshall rolls out new analytics degree
The degree will benefit managers and recent college graduates eager to pursue careers in the field of data sciences.
Trojan troubadours to perform at famed venue
This year’s USC Thornton class represents a diverse selection of performing styles and musical genres.
Trojans sandwich in record-breaking feat
The sandwiches were donated to Union Rescue Mission, Midnight Mission and other homeless groups.