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USC Rossier alum Ira Harden took unorthodox teaching into a whole new stratosphere.
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.
With cutting-edge technology, sometimes the first step scientists face is just making sure it actually works as intended.
Keck School of Medicine of USC neuroscientists have unlocked a piece of the puzzle in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease, a debilitating neurological disorder that robs people of their motor skills.
USC is one of six universities supported by a $5.3 million National Science Foundation grant to fund a collaborative project in advanced cyberinfrastructure and computational research.
Bita Shahian believes the future lies in technology. Since she also believes in the future of college students, she wants to help them jump into the tech world.
The mammalian cerebral cortex, long thought to be a dense single interrelated tangle of neural networks, actually has a “logical” underlying organizational principle.
USC is calling for proposals for screening a 3,000 compound library at The Choi Family Therapeutic Screening Facility.
The excitement was palpable as guests mingled at a recent reception held in downtown Los Angeles to announce the largest gathering of underrepresented minority scientists and STEM students in the United States.
Are you reading this article on a Samsung Galaxy smartphone? If so, you’re seeing this in color using technology developed at USC.
Scientists from the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC have been able to piece together a clearer picture of the varying risk that regions throughout Southern California face due to earthquake.
USC is now home to one of the most advanced microscopes in the world — a device that pushes beyond what was once believed to be the boundary of visible light imaging.
Better qualified than anyone to judge effective science outreach, the leading society for public engagement with science presented one of its signature honors to a young USC professor in Chicago.
Cancer modelers could learn from biologists, hurricane forecasters and even game designers, Paul Macklin of the Keck School of Medicine of USC told researchers at the world’s largest general scientific meeting.
Four faculty members at USC have been selected as research fellows for 2014 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
The USC Rossier School of Education will launch the Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology program this fall.
From a helicopter circling above Catalina Island, one might see gorgeous, bathing suit-clad couples sipping mimosas on yachts with names like Been There, Done That.
Wendy Wood, Provost Professor of Psychology and Business, has obtained a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to explore ways to reduce energy consumption in office buildings.
Applying to the National Institutes of Health for grants is among the most challenging of hurdles for early career biomedical researchers.
Naomi Levine and Smaranda Marinescu are two recent faculty additions in the sciences made by the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
For the first time, neuroscientists have systematically identified the white matter “scaffold” of the human brain, the critical communications network that supports brain function.
Digital USC is a university-wide initiative of $1 billion over 10 years going toward gathering, interpreting and applying digital data on a massive scale.
Interactive Media & Games Division graduate Asher Vollmer ’12 has achieved one of the most difficult things a young game designer can accomplish — creating games with a distinct voice.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Professor Amy Childress is working on a concept to make desalination more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.
Two distinguished USC Viterbi School of Engineering faculty have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the highest professional distinction accorded an engineer.
Daphna Oyserman, professor of psychology, education and communication, has found answers to a perplexing question through her research on self, culture and motivation.
Scientists at USC have been seeking a solution to decoherence — the “noise” that prevents quantum processors from functioning properly.
You can tell your future domestic assistive robot to “go to the kitchen and get a bottle of water from the table,” but how will it decide what that means and how best to execute this request?
Moh El-Naggar will receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, which was established in 1996.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Talon Cyber Tec are partnering to share research and expertise to benefit students and the company, a leader in information security services.
New findings add a layer of understanding to the evolution of birds from dinosaurs, thanks to a study by USC and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
USC scientists Sean Curran and Shanshan Pang have identified a collection of genes that allow an organism to adapt to different diets.
USC Dornsife alumnus Ankur Poseria serves as executive producer of a National Geographic documentary about villagers in the Himalayan foothills.