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USC AAAS fellows: Carolyn C. Meltzer, Massoud Pedram, Remo Rohs and Richard M. Watanabe
Carolyn C. Meltzer, Massoud Pedram, Remo Rohs and Richard M. Watanabe, from left, have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Photos/Courtesy of Carolyn Meltzer; Courtesy of Massoud Pedram; Jodye Alcon; and Courtesy of Richard Watanabe)

4 USC researchers named AAAS fellows

Carolyn C. Meltzer, Massoud Pedram, Remo Rohs and Richard M. Watanabe join more than 40 USC faculty as fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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USC commencement speaker Kevin Feige
USC alum Kevin Feige has been president of Marvel Studios and the primary producer of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise since 2007. (Photo/Axelle - Bauer-Griffin - FilmMagic)

Kevin Feige, producer and president of Marvel Studios, named USC’s 2023 commencement speaker

The USC alumnus — the creative force behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe — earned a Best Picture Oscar nomination in 2019 for producing Black Panther, the first superhero film nominated in that category.

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USC Title IX trailblazer Tracy Poon Tambascia
USC Rossier Professor Tracy Poon Tambascia was the first woman of color to serve as president of the USC Academic Senate. (Photo/Courtesy of Tracy Poon Tambascia)

USC trailblazer Tracy Poon Tambascia is no stranger to being a ‘first’

TITLE IX: The USC Rossier professor — the first woman of color to lead the university’s Academic Senate — mulls the impact of the groundbreaking legislation that prohibited sex discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding.