Stories by Orli Belman:
Students are unlikely housemates at retirement home — and wouldn’t have it any other way
In exchange for helping their elderly neighbors, a group of USC gerontology students gets free room and board — and much more.
Making the home safer for seniors in their time of need
An attention to detail makes USC alum a sought-after specialist who oversees home renovation projects for aging people.
How boomers can transform senior living
Experts forecast key changes ahead during executive course at USC.
USC researchers aim to boost quality of life for seriously ill patients
A new study will follow patients who receive palliative care at home and in clinics.
Stevie Tu’ikolovatu takes Rose Bowl honors, but has a bigger picture in mind
Trojan defensive lineman tackles an issue close to his heart: helping people age with dignity.
Life science lab and chair endowed at USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
The lab will be named in honor of the donor’s father, whose research in tissue repair and regeneration led to multiple U.S. patents.
Why Thanksgiving is the perfect time to adopt a Mediterranean diet
Seven things you need to know before preparing that fabulous feast.
USC supports task force to improve well-being for family caregivers
California’s largely unpaid workforce needs help to watch over aging or ailing loved ones.
USC-West Point partnership provides invaluable research, training experiences
A group of 13 cadets is spending time at the Institute for Creative Technologies, shaping technology they may someday use in the classroom or the field.
Army cuts ribbon on West Coast research lab at USC
The facility, the Army’s largest research lab at a university, aims to spur innovation through more open access and tap into USC expertise.
Virtual interviews help people with autism land a job
USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Dan Marino Foundation partner on technology to improve social skills.
Nikias talks tech with Silicon Beach executives
USC president meets with leaders from Google, YouTube, Yahoo and more.
Army Research Laboratory selects USC institute as base for breakthroughs in science and technology
The initial focus of ARL West will expand on Human Information Interaction such as virtual reality and immersive technology.
Overnight hackathon shows the promise of virtual reality as a health care tool
Scientists, therapists and health care specialists join forces to tackle problems in unexpected ways.
Forget the joysticks — let’s push the boundaries of virtual reality
Meet a computer science professor who wants people to move more naturally in immersive environments.
Alumni veterans experience virtual reality advances firsthand
Group sees the latest from USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies — and how that technology can help the military.
‘Skip’ Rizzo honored for advances in virtual reality therapy
Institute for Creative Technologies researcher receives the Pioneer in Medicine Award for his work with brain injuries and PTSD.
Foshay students glimpse the future at USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Field trip features demonstrations of immersive health, education and entertainment technologies and discussions of computer-related career paths.
A new way to practice what you preach
Which presentations bring an audience to the edge of its seats — or send them into a snooze? USC Viterbi research project creates a virtual audience for training public speakers.
USC digital technology creates first 3-D portraits of Obama
The Institute for Creative Technologies teams with the Smithsonian for presidential portrait project.
USC digital experts help Smithsonian create presidential tribute
The USC Institute for Creative Technologies immortalizes President Obama in 3-D.
ICT prototype named top 10 digital innovation
SimSensei leverages ICT’s technology, which provides real-time tracking and analysis of nonverbal behaviors.
Can a computer craft compelling stories?
“This research is trying to solve a fundamental problem in human computer interaction,” ICT’s Andrew Gordon said.
ICT helps Medal of Honor recipient spread his story
Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty Carter recently spent a day at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies answering questions about post-traumatic stress (PTS).