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Title IX trailblazer Jean Chen Shih
Jean Chen Shih’s areas of expertise include brain development, autism spectrum disorder and repurposing antidepressants for brain cancer and prostate cancer. (Photo/Courtesy of the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Pioneering pharmacy professor learned early to work hard and help others

TITLE IX: For almost five decades at USC, Jean Chen Shih has excelled at research and in teaching. She says the groundbreaking legislation is as important now as it was 50 years ago.

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Pharmacy photos
The USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will receive a $50 million endowment for student scholarships, faculty recruitment and integrating a universitywide research infrastructure related to biomedical innovation across USC’s campuses. (Photos/Courtesy of the USC Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences)

USC School of Pharmacy, Department of Biomedical Engineering announce naming gifts

The substantial gift from innovator and physicist Alfred E. Mann will expand USC’s activities at the intersection of health sciences and engineering.

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COP27: Al Gore
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore speaks during a session at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit on Wednesday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

COP27 summit: Eyes on Russia-Ukraine as global energy, food insecurity threaten U.N. climate ambitions

USC experts weigh in on the impacts of the protracted conflict on climate change as world leaders convene for the annual climate summit — an event being held against the backdrop of Russian supply chain manipulation.