The mind mappers
The more we learn about the brain, the more we need to know. Step inside USC's Brain and Creativity Institute, where scientists are demystifying the body's most enigmatic frontier.
A $1 million gift supports the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies' efforts to foster greater understanding, cooperation and unity among Christian denominations and churches.
A therapy and real preventive strategies for dementia would answer the prayers of millions. Unfortunately, science isn't there yet. But USC Davis School researcher Christian Pike hopes a drug strategy that seems to boost memory and improve behavior in mice might eventually translate to humans.
Like most undergrads, America Ferrera was at the tail end of her teenage years when she arrived at USC. But a successful movie and TV career delayed her graduation plans. Ten years after first joining USC Dornsife, Ferrera completed her degree and walked through commencement.