The joint initiative, funded by a $4 million gift from Leonard D. Schaeffer — a trustee of both USC and The Brookings Institution — will examine the nation’s most pressing health care issues such as the cost of Medicare and the shaping of the Affordable Care Act.
I’ll take “Smartest Trojan” for $400, Alex: USC Dornsife political economy major Sam Deutsch will take part in the tournament that gets underway this week.
Only ranking behind Stanford and Harvard, USC was the third-most successful university in fundraising in 2015. USC raised more than $653 million, reports the Council for Aid to Education. The total underscores the generosity of supporters behind the Campaign for USC.
Will the massive leak have long-term health consequences? Ed Avol, a professor of preventive medicine in the Keck School of Medicine of USC, says byproducts of the leak — beyond methane gas — may be the real threat.