USC Dornsife staff
Stories by USC Dornsife staff:
USC Dornsife Chemistry Department wins award to explore new methods of evaluating STEM teaching
The American Association of Universities will fund examination of how, with better evaluations, faculty could more accurately refine their undergraduate teaching methods.
What is Sharia? Islamic law shows Muslims how to live, and can be a force for progress as well as a tool of fundamentalists
Jessica Marglin, associate professor of religion and history at USC Dornsife, provides insight into an oft-misunderstood aspect of Muslim culture.
Measuring maternal grief in Africa
A high percentage of women in Africa experience the loss of a child, yet little scholarly or political attention is paid to this bereavement burden.
Coronavirus survey finds that only 45% of L.A. County residents still have jobs
People of color are more likely to suffer financially and mentally from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to USC Dornsife’s Understanding Coronavirus in America study.
USC Dornsife/L.A. Times poll shows Newsom maintaining large lead in governor’s race
With the election three weeks away, jobs and the economy remain a top issue across a partisan divide.
How Los Angeles got its name: A heavenly question for USC’s hometown
Take a look back at a bit of Los Angeles history that lives on today.
Former video game developer turns bestselling fantasy novelist
Alumna Marie Lu left her academic pursuit of law and medicine to focus on gaming and writing.
The frightening night that inspired Frankenstein, exactly 200 years ago
A terrifying dream on June 16, 1816, inspired Mary Shelley’s classic horror character. Learn the creepy story behind how it happened.
Dornsife alum works on Mozambique’s water crisis
Justin Arana founded the nonprofit Water Underground to deal with the complex problem.
An international arts event accents the treasures of Asia
USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art spotlight collections of the USC Pacific Asia Museum.
In memoriam: Andrew Manning, 42
The alumnus and USC Dornsife faculty member was dedicated to his students as well as the dual causes of peace and justice.
Women share solutions in science, engineering
USC’s WiSE program is an investment in the advancement of scientific fields.
A lifelong fascination with dinosaurs
Grad student focuses on the evolution of a USC biology program.