Stories by Lizzie Hedrick:
When paintings came alive at twilight
Digital humanities and art history scholar Justin Underhill uses visualization software to recreate the experience of viewing art in its original setting.
Alumna flies high as a longtime US Navy pilot
USC Dornsife graduate transported the secretary of state, landed on soccer fields and saved lives during deployments around the world.
A hub of Armenian history makes its mark
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Institute of Armenian Studies raises awareness of culture and contemporary issues on campus and beyond.
In memoriam: Gerald Larue, 98
The professor emeritus of religion was a thought-provoking humanist and healer through faith and reason.
Professor points out the public’s diverse opinions on immigration
Rules, stereotypes and practices get in the way of people receiving equal treatment, says political science expert.
Investigations into life’s footprint on the planet spurs future reseachers
Camaraderie, calcium carbonate and classwork combine in summer field program that satisfies the scientifically curious.
Manuel Pastor raises awareness of local poverty levels
Sociology professor outlines the economic drawbacks of the county’s racial disparities.
Alum’s Work First program helps to secure employment for thousands
By overhauling his county’s social service system, Richard Jacobsen has made a difference in thousands of lives.
How biological time flies
The celebration of a 25-year anniversary offers a peek into USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay’s life as a scientist.
Hearing impairment doesn’t have to be a disability
That’s the mantra of a USC undergrad whose nonprofit has helped children here and abroad.
Teacher, scientist, pacifist … boxer?
Alumna and lecturer Tamara Espinet dreams of becoming an Olympic boxer.
USC Dornsife PhD students share their setbacks and successes
This year, doctoral degrees were issued to 203 graduates—including two inspiring students who found their own paths.
Learning skills that can be used for a lifetime
USC Dornsife’s economics department ramps up an initiative to connect students with alumni.
From Melville to medieval India
Four professors have received fellowships from some of the most competitive funders in the world.
He won’t let the world forget the innocent of Volyn
The Holocaust in this region of Ukraine was a genocide of bullets, rather than of gas chambers.