Stories by Carl Marziali:
LA’s environmental success story: cleaner air, healthier kids
Children’s lungs grew stronger as pollution declined in LA and throughout the basin over the past two decades.
In memoriam: philanthropist Erna Viterbi, 81
Memorial services are planned for the staunch USC supporter and wife of USC Trustee Andrew Viterbi.
Live from New York: Your digital future according to USC
Virtual reality. Humans wired for health. Digital sculptors crafting 3-D bodies with code, not clay. They're all part of our high-tech future, shared by USC researchers at the Global Conversation in New York.
USC takes its digital innovations to New York
The USC 2014 Global Conversation will feature presentations by leading USC researchers and offer immersive reality demonstrations.
Bonahon to go on research leave as a Simons fellow
The scholar of strange shapes and unimaginable dimensions will study newly discovered connections between two fields of mathematics.
USC-spawned platform enables digital publishers to go beyond the book
The online publishing tool Scalar finds favor with authors and university presses.
National association honors Trojans for science advancements
The American Association for the Advancement of Science lauds Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and other accomplished USC scientists.
USC researcher calls for common standards in cancer modeling
Paul Macklin, assistant professor of research medicine in the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine, describes a fragmented landscape with almost as many approaches to cancer modeling as there are types of cancer.
$1.9 million awarded to humanities 2.0
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been a long-standing benefactor to USC, supporting, in addition to this gift, a wide array of university initiatives.
USC leads in foundation grants
In the middle of a campaign with a record-setting goal, USC fundraising has achieved another high mark: first in foundation support among all U.S. universities.
Arieh Warshel wins Nobel Prize
Arieh Warshel, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at USC Dornsife and fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, has earned a new title: Nobel laureate.
Gen. Petraeus to visit USC
Retired Gen. David Petraeus, architect and namesake of the counterinsurgency doctrine that stabilized Iraq under U.S. and allied forces and former director of the CIA, will visit USC on March 26 to honor the university’s long commitment to veterans and ROTC students.
USC schools, programs recognized in U.S. News & World Report rankings
U.S. News & World Report ranked several USC schools and programs among the top 10 in the country in its 2014 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”
USC offers glimpses of the future
Technology media and industry experts receive a peek at the future and more at “GLIMPSE: A Digital Technology Showcase,” an exclusive event held at USC.
USC Village approved by LA City Council
USC Village, an ambitious retail and student housing project that will change the face of the university and of South Los Angeles, won approval from the City Council today.
Digital media scholars converge for first symposium
Experts in digital media from across USC gathered Dec. 7-8 for a retreat based on the premise that in the virtual world, as in the real, the whole exceeds the sum of its parts.
New faculty recruits become the recruiters
Call it the magnet effect: A run of recruiting success at USC attracts new scholars who, in turn, become powerful draws for top colleagues, students and supporters.
Lugging a weightlifting bar, a woman in a white summer dress walked in, her expression a mix of relief and exhaustion.
How to create the next ‘long boom’?
Economists from both sides of the Atlantic today found cause for guarded optimism on the global economy at the inaugural USC Global Conversation in London.
Garrett opens USC Global Conversation in London
Legal scholar and USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett welcomed a distinguished group of guests and panelists to a USC Global Conversation event.
USC puts its stamp on mail service
The United States Postal Service gets a great deal at USC — such as the right to drop a great deal of mail in one place and not worry about delivery.
Coliseum lease approved
USC and the Coliseum Commission have agreed to a lease that would redefine their relationship, placing the university in charge of managing the stadium while committing USC to at least $70 million in renovations.
Kay named new dean of USC Dornsife
Steve A. Kay has been appointed the 21st dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the university announced.
Nisei students to receive honorary degrees
USC will award honorary degrees to former Japanese-American students who were interned during World War II.