Stories by Steve Linan:
In memoriam: James Porter, 72
Alum’s firm designed expansion of the USC School of Social Work building and created master plan for renovating the library at the USC Gould School of Law.
Women share solutions in science, engineering
USC’s WiSE program is an investment in the advancement of scientific fields.
USC scholar examines a war of words in the Middle East
Laurie Brand’s book examines the official lines crafted by Egyptian and Algerian politicos to define their national identities.
Scientist provides real-time visuals of estrogen studies
Advanced imaging techniques allow HSC researcher to study pathways that protect the brain.
Lincoln helps to craft statewide strategy on aging
Social work advocate covers long-term care at Senate Committee on Aging’s first hearing.
Survey gauges confidence in faculty’s ability to teach new technologies
Only half of parents and students believe in their schools’ ability to do a good job.
USC leads workshop to diversify planning field, PhD programs
The university remains committed to diversity at all levels as a summer group completes another successful event.
USC Norris cancer patient spurred to fight on by Spirit of Troy
The USC Trojan Marching Band brightens the day of a bigtime booster.
Investigations into life’s footprint on the planet spurs future reseachers
Camaraderie, calcium carbonate and classwork combine in summer field program that satisfies the scientifically curious.
Entrepreneurs look for a leg up with startups
Ten-week accelerator at USC Marshall aims to push budding businesses to the next level.
The legacy of funny man Jack Oakie
David Sonne recalls the comic actor, his wife and their charitable foundation.
Renowned urologist joins Keck School of Medicine
Gerhard Fuchs is known for his minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones.
For females in film, progress is Frozen
New USC Annenberg study finds women filling less than a third of all speaking roles across six years of film content.
Swimming, biking, running: It’s all in a day’s work for DPT student
USC Clinical Exercise Research Center sponsors a determined triathlete.
How do you help children regain control of their bodies?
USC Viterbi’s Terence Sanger uses engineering to assist young people with movement disorders.
Online education at USC leads to opportunities for Venezuelan
Petroleum engineer taps into DEN@Viterbi to access course content and advance his career.
Medical team performs auditory brainstem implant surgery on child
Canadian boy, 3, hears for the first time after the device is activated by Keck Medicine of USC specialists.
New light shed on biology underlying schizophrenia
Genes and pathways identified by the international study could inform new approaches to treatment.
Lisa Leslie heading to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
The Trojan Olympian will be formally inducted next summer in Tennessee.
Gill performs first robotic-assisted operation in California with new system
The urologic surgeon uses minimally invasive procedure to remove a prostate.
Goldman cautions policymakers to be sensitive to needs of diabetes patients
Capitol Hill briefing focuses on economics of comprehensive diabetes management.
Unbroken to open on Christmas Day
New trailer chronicles the inspirational story of Trojan Louis Zamperini.
USC has 11 of the world’s most influential scientists
Articles published rank among the top 1 percent most cited for significance in their respective fields.
More ‘fueling’ on the way for student-athletes
Enhanced program will provide more high-protein foods and nutritional requirements.
Alum Robert Garcia elected mayor of Long Beach
Civic responsibility and a love of education drive the city’s top official.
USC to face Alabama in 2016 Cowboys Classic
The season opener in Texas will be the teams’ first meeting since 1985.
War and peace in West Africa
International relations alumna and Peace Corps volunteer Rebecca Braun covers a compelling corner of the world.
A senior who pirouettes between ballet and engineering
Christina Milanes relies on technical artistry in two fields to achieve success.
Follow the moving image
USC School of Cinematic Arts grows as new technology emerges.
Journalists receive grants for health investigations
USC Annenberg awards funding for reports on prostate cancer, pollution and Alzheimer’s.
Energy of business leaders rises, but productivity declines
Latest research from USC Center for Effective Organizations explains the unexpected finding.
Keck School of Medicine of USC alumna celebrates 100th birthday
Masako Miura was one of only two women to graduate from the medical school alongside 45 men in 1941.
Orange County oncology practice joins Keck Medicine of USC
Acquisition is part of a cancer treatment network allowing Orange County patients to see physicians closer to home.
Full health information now available at your fingertips
myUSCchart makes it easier than ever for patients to access a medical record whenever they need it.
Asphalt and digital highways to meet on Route 66
Bruce Forman preps for a two-week road trip set to the tunes of Western bebop.