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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 sustainability projects: Urban Trees Initiative
Efforts to be funded include the USC Urban Trees Initiative, a partnership between the university, the city of Los Angeles and local nonprofits to advance climate-resilient urban forestry practices and the equitable distribution of green spaces in L.A. (Photo/iStock)

USC awarded $8.8 million for sustainability research initiatives

GREEN WEEK: The funds support sustainability-focused research projects on alternative energies and pollution reduction, as well as efforts to help shade L.A. neighborhoods to improve quality of life

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Dan and Phyllis Epstein
Alzheimer’s disease has touched the family of Daniel and Phyllis Epstein: Dan’s identical twin brother, David, suffered from Alzheimer’s for 15 years and passed away recently as a result of the disease. (Photo/Courtesy of Daniel and Phyllis Epstein)

With a $50 million gift, USC and UC San Diego join forces in Alzheimer’s research

A transformative donation from the Epstein Family Foundation will accelerate Alzheimer’s research at the two universities in a push to find better treatments and a cure.