Friends of the court
The Supreme Court turns to USC Professor Tom Lyon, alum Jeremy Lawrence and four USC law students in a key ruling that children’s statements to teachers are admissible in court.
The economics expert plans to advance his research on health outcomes of early childhood education. He’ll be Presidential Scholar-in-Residence at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.
Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo indicates that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.
Weary of long commutes on congested freeways? So are USC Viterbi researchers Ugar Demiryurek and Cyrus Shahabi — who may have a solution: a routing app that predicts traffic changes, and cuts travel time by 18 percent.
Several students and alumni from USC’s top-ranked game design program are displaying their games this week at E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. The industry-only show is being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.