Hopeful signs for stroke therapy
Permanent brain damage from a stroke may be reversible thanks to a developing therapeutic technique, a USC-led study has found.
C. L. Max Nikias visited with students in the USC School of Dramatic Arts to discuss the classic Greek tragedy Antigone, one of his favorites. The play was one of four selections on the president’s annual list of suggested summer reading.
Earl Paysinger spent 40 years with the LAPD, many of them on the streets of South L.A. In his new post as USC vice president of civic engagement, he’s using that experience to connect with the families that live around USC’s campuses.
Using soccer fields as common ground, USC volunteers teamed up with students from Uganda’s Makerere University as part of a public health immersion camp, planning educational sessions and spending a week in the villages leading lectures, games and discussions with local kids.