Where did civility in politics go?
Amid a presidential campaign like no other, USC researchers look at the road to rudeness and chart a path to more respectful discourse.
After Shirley Pepke was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had trouble finding information she needed — so she and USC physicist and data expert Greg Ver Steeg got to work. Their research uncovered a treatment option she hadn’t considered.
It’s only the fourth time USC has played a non-Thanksgiving or non-bowl Thursday game in the Coliseum. Since classes will be in session and the university will operate on its normal Thursday schedule, there will be some changes — from tailgating to parking — compared to a typical home game.
Berislav Zlokovic, a pioneer of the theory that fixing the brain’s leaky blood vessels will prevent Alzheimer’s disease, has received grants totaling up to $24.9 million over five years. The funding allows Zlokovic to focus on the blood-brain barrier, which keeps toxic substances out of the brain.