Anything but textbook
Great professors — like these four USC legends — have the power to inspire, inform, enrich and incite, sometimes all at the same time.
A five-year, $11.25 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant has been awarded to USC’s Maryam Shanechi, who will lead a team of researchers from eight international universities developing brain-machine interfaces to enhance human decision-making.
USC Hospitality is developing a self-sustaining garden to harvest a variety of fruits, herbs, vegetables and edible flowers for its dining venues. The project supports the university’s commitment to growing food locally without harmful chemicals.
The multitalented performer, director playwright, choreographer and teacher has been interim dean since July. His work has been performed at universities, festivals and theaters across the U.S. and around the world.
A USC study that tracked Southern California children for 20 years has found they now have significantly fewer respiratory symptoms as a result of improved air quality. Researchers studied bronchitic symptoms that could land otherwise healthy children in a doctor’s office or hospital.