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. An international leader in fields from artificial intelligence to game design, with the largest computer science research program among American universities, USC is advancing knowledge in the development of virtual humans for therapy, entertainment or historic preservation; the simulation and modeling of earthquakes and other complex systems; brain mapping; archiving, indexing and analysis of visual material; visual storytelling and data visualization; and in creating advanced online platforms for distance education and professional development.
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Metals from Chinese coal plants are ending up in the Pacific Ocean, with uncertain consequences
Though marine life may benefit from the influx of iron, USC scientists reinforce that the pollution from burning coal will have an adverse effect on human health.
All your COVID-19 vaccine questions, answered
Edward Jones-Lopez, an infectious disease expert at Keck Medicine of USC, answers frequently asked questions on potential vaccines.
Health Sciences Campus to serve as a voting center for the 2020 election
The voting center — at 2001 N. Soto St. — will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Oct. 30 through Nov. 2, and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 3. Parking will be free.