Improving life in Los Angeles
USC alumni are woven throughout the fabric of Southern California civic life. Meet Trojans like Superior Court Judge Dalila Corral Lyons, dedicated to public service here at home.
It’s easier to indulge in unhealthy eating or large portions — and not feel guilty — if someone is serving us. USC Marshall research finds that the less physically involved we are in helping ourselves to food, the more easily we deny responsibility for unhealthy eating or large portions.
Going to the doctor could one day be as easy as opening an app called DocOn. The aim: Digitize Keck School of Medicine of USC doctors and researchers to share health information over a smartphone — not in the physician’s office.
USC mourns University Professor Kevin Starr, who died Jan. 14. The prolific author served as California State Librarian for a decade and was a leading authority on the history of California and its cities, people and culture.