Hearing for the first time
Little Auguste Majkowski was born without a nerve critical to hearing. Now an innovative new implant could dramatically change his life.
Breast cancer cells can cruise through the blood stream and set up new tumors in the bones, brain and beyond. But by studying these cells, USC researcher Min Yu and colleagues discovered factors that may eventually help physicians craft more successful treatment plans.
As chairman of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, USC President C. L. Max Nikias will lead the association's discussions on how universities can address public health and disease prevention, disaster management, sustainability, climate change and other pressing issues.
Some see Detroit as the poster child for urban decay, but USC Price School of Public Policy students see something different: its potential. USC undergrads went to the city, researched some of its struggles and suggested solutions in areas from business to transportation.
College student-athletes are the model of fitness during their university years. But that can soon change after they graduate. Research shows that student-athletes need to learn about staying fit for life, and a USC program teaches just that.