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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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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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USC veteran Ray Paladino and fiancée Christina Burcelis
“I’m the extrovert of the relationship. He’s definitely introverted,” Christina Burcelis says of her fiancé, Ray Paladino. “But once you start finding out about his passions and excitement and finding common ground, he doesn’t shut up.” (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

A different kind of danger challenges USC veteran

Advanced treatment helps a Marine power through a life-threatening disease. Cheering him on are an optimistic oncologist, a close personal advocate and 50,000 fans.