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What happens when USC students — some studying art and design, others stem cell biology — examine zebrafish skulls under a microscope? It depends on who’s looking.
USC School of Cinematic Arts Professor Steve Anderson has been named a 2013-14 American Council of Learned Societies Digital Innovation fellow.
Spreading cardinal and gold spirit across the Pacific, the USC Trojan Marching Band drumline performed during the grand opening celebration of the Old Navy flagship store in China.
A startup created by two USC students has been selected for this year’s South by Southwest tournament in Texas.
Assistant Professor Alvin Huang has been showered with awards over the last six months.
A partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences means the group’s digitally preserved content—including Oscar ceremonies—now resides at USC.
“The repertory experience is a vast challenge for the actors, who have to live in three different worlds at the same time,” said Cameron Watson, who is directing Our Town.
Many PhD students find the dissertation writing process taxing enough to inspire a break after graduation, but Elizabeth Cantwell hasn’t broken her stride.
Huey Lu wants his name on your radar — or, more accurately, on your attire. “Just think: Huey Lu and Jimmy Choo,” said the aspiring fashion designer.
Jim Svejda interviewed Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman, who composed the score for Saving Mr. Banks.
Upon approval by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), commercial classical music station KDB in Santa Barbara, Calif., will be operated by Classical KUSC, a nonprofit public station.
What do you get when you combine music, medicine and social work? A trip to Canada this summer.
Actor David Hyde Pierce’s visit to the USC School of Dramatic Arts began with the showing of a wordless clip of Pierce as Niles Crane in the hit TV series Frasier.
For a long stretch of time, Carolina Caycedo was an artist with no money. However, it wasn’t for the reasons one might assume.
Screenwriter John Ridley joined family members of 19th-century author Solomon Northup to receive the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award for 12 Years a Slave.
Anyone who claims not to have at least heard of E L James’ erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is either fibbing or has been living on a remote island with no Internet access for the past three years.
A documentary produced by a USC Dornsife alumna paints a poignant picture of troubled boys in Pakistan.
Dana Gioia, USC Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture, has been named the recipient of the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry.
At the 2014 World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Media Arts + Practice PhD candidate Nonny de la Pena presented her signature work in immersive journalism.
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is taking a major step forward as it unveils its groundbreaking curriculum on the school’s website.
USC Professor Stacy Smith and a team of researchers presented the results of their latest filmmaking study at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
A sculptural built-in desk, a fur-lined pavilion for an art exhibition and a support group for fledgling architects are national award winners for four members of the USC School of Architecture faculty.
“Freedom’s Ring” uses a USC-created digital platform to share the story behind Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
USC alum Kirk DeMicco chats about The Croods, his animated comedy adventure nominated for an Academy Award.
For technologists, the Consumer Electronics Show is the white whale of conferences.
USC Annenberg Senior Lecturer Mary Murphy talks about her role as a reporter at the Golden Globes.
Documentarian Jamari Perry discusses how she found her voice on her award-winning documentary Soaring on Invisible Wings.
Tacita Dean, Thomas Struth, Deborah Sussman, Michael Lejeune — these are the first of the guest speakers coming to USC for “Roski Talks,” a new lecture series.
The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of Captain Phillips, Philomena, The Spectacular Now, 12 Years a Slave and What Maisie Knew as finalists for the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.
Shaya Kirkpatrick ’86 and Grant Kirkpatrick ’86 have given $100,000 to the USC School of Architecture to provide student scholarships for study abroad.
Percival Everett has been awarded a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship.
Alumna Susana Smith Bautista, interim deputy director of the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, Calif., is the author of a new book about the changing roles of museums.
A USC cinema student took to the skies for an action-packed ad that could end up airing during the Super Bowl.