$50 million gift for brain research
The gift will name and fund the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute and speed its already dramatic progress toward deciphering the brain’s secrets.
The sounds of the ballpark surrounded 10-year-old pitcher Alex Coker, right, as he took the mound for the first time since brain surgery. Alex could hear them thanks to the skills of his doctors at Keck Medicine of USC, who delicately removed tumors and restored the boy’s hearing.
The USC Marshall School of Business ranked No. 7 worldwide in Business School Research Rankings for 2015, based on faculty research published in 24 leading peer-reviewed journals. In a different ranking, Marshall was among the top 10 business schools for veterans.
It’s not just fun in the sun: Many Trojans use their spring break to do volunteer work or conduct research around the country and overseas. As the university’s spring recess wraps up, take a look at some of the amazing ways USC students have used their week off.
Though we know it can have deadly consequences, unsettling numbers of drivers — especially Millennials — regularly engage in distracted behavior behind the wheel, a new study by the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future and the research firm Bovitz finds.