Stories by Eva Emerson:
Parents Recognize Professors’ Dedication
Fifth annual teaching and mentoring awards go to Bartner, Anderson and Fields.
The Next Generation of Innovators
Intriguing new ideas were in evidence at the student showcase and competition, a new annual event presented by the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation.
First Class of Annenberg Fellows Greeted
The USC Provost’s new graduate fellowship program, overseen by vice provost Jean Morrison, supports 103 students from three schools.
New Arrivals for USC Family of Schools
John W. Mack and Theodore Alexander Jr. Science Center elementary schools join the university partnership program.
David Caron Earns Science Fellowship
American Academy of Microbiology honors the USC College marine scientist for his work revealing microscopic denizens of the sea.
Prakash Honored for Stellar Lab Work
USC College scientist earns the Richard C. Tolman Medal from the American Chemical Society.
Their Computations Add Up for Everyone
Scientists at USC and other campuses will have remote access to a new cyber-facility for the study of electronic structure.
Disease Genetics and Evolution
USC College scientist Calabrese develops a model and software to better understand hotspots of genetic shuffling.
Gender Differences in Life Span Studied
USC College biologist John Tower develops a new model suggesting how the evolution of aging and sex may be linked on a genetic level.
USC College Dedicates Ray R. Irani Hall
President Sample lauds the trustee and alumnus for his achievements as a scientist, businessman and leader.
Shedding Light on Rare Immune Disease
New USC College study reveals the first structure of a member of a family of proteins, providing key insights into the causes of a rare immunodeficiency disease.
Providing a Boone for the Environment
USC College and its USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies celebrate groundbreaking at island research campus.
Walking the Path to a Greener L.A.
An undergraduate student and her team survey city parks and other open spaces as part of a project with potential impact on the region’s landscape.
USC College Names Dean’s Prize Winners
Student suggestions for a new minor and two new courses top the competition, opening the doors for creative changes.
Memory: The Long and Short of It
Book written by two USC College professors explores memories that are made, stored and lost over time.
Boosting a Young Scientist’s Career
Computational biologist Jasmine Zhou is named a 2006 Sloan Fellow. The two-year grant will allow her to establish independent research programs.
Answering the Call of the Community
Pursuing a new direction as healers, students sacrifice steady jobs and security for their chance at a medical career.
Biosensor Developed to Track Alcohol Use
An interdisciplinary group tries to improve a device that measures a person’s alcohol content in sweat rather than the blood.
Exploring the Biological Unknown
USC College geneticist Susan Forsburg studies yeast for insight into cell growth and cancer. In the long run, her research could yield new ways to treat the disease.
Neuroscience Institute Launched
The move marks a reorganization of the Neural, Informational and Behavioral Sciences Program, which has brought USC scientists together to study the brain and nervous system since 1982.
USC College Launches Honors Society
The new four-year program intends to strengthen recruitment efforts, academic excellence and student scholarship.
USC Institute Gala Honors Federal Judge
Acclaimed Earthquake Scientist Dies
The work of USC Professor Emeritus Keiiti Aki, 75, led to better understanding of quakes, seismic risks and the Earth itself.
USC College Dedicates New Facility
The Molecular & Computational Biology Building will house researchers working on the front lines of genomics, genetics and molecular evolution. President Sample calls the four-floor structure a ‘gateway of new opportunity.’