Gifts that make a difference
The Keck School of Medicine of USC has marked its most successful year of fundraising since 2011, raising almost $200 million for education, research and patient care.
USC joins in as the Special Olympics World Games get off to a roaring start at the Coliseum. The university is housing more than 6,300 athletes and providing key competition venues for the games, the largest single athletic event in LA since the 1984 Olympics.
USC Marshall researchers have found that even modest incentives to eat smaller portions work in a big way: Given the choice between a full-sized meal and one half the size with a modest “prize,” people will consistently choose the smaller meal.
Dentists and students from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC brought their services to the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles. The school’s downtown clinic provides dental care to the homeless and others for whom such services are unavailable.