Stories by Christina Schweighofer:
2 USC Gould alums make an impact with high-profile careers on the bench
A focus on others and on being of service has shaped and determined the careers of Sheryl Gordon McCloud and Ellen Biben.
Trojan Yvonne Brathwaite Burke discusses her list of ‘firsts’
For the first Black woman in the California state legislature and the first Black woman to represent California in Congress, it all comes back to education, hard work and civil rights.
USC’s Mediation Clinic helps L.A. firefighters put out personal conflicts
Teamwork and trust are essential for those working in perilous situations and shared living quarters.
Dispute resolution marked a pivotal point in USC alumna’s career
Nigerian lawyer Sharon Obuns negotiated the release of six young inmates in Africa.
Japanese émigré gets law license — six decades after his death — with help from USC alumni
Trojans secure justice for a civil rights advocate who was unable to practice law because of his race.
Constitutional expert speaks his mind on the tough questions
USC Gould Professor Michael Shapiro sees bioethics and constitutional law as ‘mutually illuminating.’
An alumna banks on surfing’s power to heal traumatized veterans
The feat of standing up on a board and riding a wave may empower people struggling to overcome PTSD and other challenges.