A very tiny alteration can help deepfakes escape detection
Two USC Viterbi master’s students have exposed a glaring vulnerability that can affect even the most sophisticated fake video and image detectors.
Cigarette smoking associated with worse outcomes for bladder cancer patients after surgery
Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of bladder cancer, but this is the first study to suggest that smoking puts bladder cancer patients at risk after their diagnosis.
The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light 400 years after they landed in Plymouth
The glory heaped on the Pilgrims puzzles USC historian Peter Mancall: Native Americans had met Europeans in scores of places before 1620, the Plymouth colony attracted relatively few migrants and it lasted only 70 years.
From the Italian Renaissance to the stars, an exciting approach to fulfilling GEs
Two new USC Dornsife general education courses offer students a richer, broader way to learn and to acquire diverse academic skills.
New Alzheimer’s treatments won’t be widely accessible without changes to national health systems
USC research shows how several major countries could prepare their health systems to ensure patients can get Alzheimer’s treatments once they hit the market.
Greece enlists USC researchers to support data-driven reopening strategy
Two assistant professors from USC Marshall are part of the team assembled by the Greek government to build an AI-based project that will help the country safely reopen to tourism.
Military student embraces change in USC pre-college summer program
Colin Roedl — a college-bound student who lives in Germany — presses forward during a wildly different summer session at USC, seeing opportunity in a time of upheaval.
5 things you may not know about immigrants in Los Angeles County
A study by the USC Dornsife Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration reveals new information about Los Angeles’ immigrant population.
Dornsife Scholars exemplify academic distinction with an international perspective
Graduating seniors in a wide range of majors demonstrate the power of a liberal arts education.
With teammates gone and family a world away, USC student-athlete adjusts to solitary campus life
Her once-structured schedule turned upside down, USC volleyball player Aleksandra Gryka is settling into academic and athletic life amid the pandemic.
USC Annenberg’s Manuel Castells appointed Spain’s minister of universities
The University Professor and Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society will oversee policymaking and funding for Spain’s 50 public universities.
Prime minister of Spain gives inspiring speech at USC during historic state visit
Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón gives a President’s Distinguished Lecture and meets with USC Dornsife dean and faculty.
Trojan Marching Band to perform in Dublin, Cork on first visit to Ireland
Fifty members of the globe-trotting group will make the Emerald Isle the 19th country it has visited since 1988.
Kelvin Davies, Enrique Cadenas named officers of France’s National Order of Merit
Award recognizes their contributions and service to science and international cooperation.
Trojan pianist lands exchange stint at prestigious Sibelius Academy in Finland
American music students traditionally have few chances for global study, but USC’s music school wants to change that.
Jacob Soll takes on the finances of Greece — now, in Greek
The professor of history and accounting and USC President C. L. Max Nikias present Soll’s book to the prime minister of Greece.
Trojan students volunteering in Greece witness refugees’ plight firsthand
Justin Lee, one of nine USC students who spent their spring break working at a refugee camp, shares what he saw: ‘I was kind of stunned.’
USC pharmacy students show compassion to the underserved in Romania
The team treats 600 patients with chronic diseases in a region with sparse assets and high unemployment.
Poetic insights into France’s beloved bad boy of Gallic letters
USC Dornsife faculty members collaborate on a new translation of poems by enfant terrible Arthur Rimbaud.
World War II scholar to discuss Nazi occupation in Ukraine
Greenberg fellow Jared McBride will cover the history of the Holocaust in Volhynia.
No flight of fancy: A robot wings its way to Germany
The first humanoid robot with its own airline ticket, Athena travels from USC to Germany’s Max Planck Institute.
France taps USC scholar for coveted knighthood
The coveted honor recognizes Peggy Kamuf’s advancement of culture and education.
Yortsos inducted into Greece’s national academy
USC Viterbi dean is honored by the country’s top research establishment for his dedication to engineering education.