Striving for zero on game day?
Zero waste, that is: USC’s Office of Sustainability launches a recycling program that will turn the Coliseum’s 117 trash cans into compost bins.
A new study by USC and a group of international researchers has found that having the opportunity to learn from failure can turn it into a rewarding experience — if the brain has a chance to learn from its mistakes.
Living up to high expectations provides motivation for a group that represents nearly 14 percent of the USC student body. A special USC Dornsife program gives those students — and their families — tools and tips to help them succeed.
It took the worst drought in more than 1,200 years to get Californians to start stepping away from their green lawns. That change is welcomed by landscape architects like USC’s Esther Margulies, who has been designing unique LA landscapes for more than 25 years.
When fetuses get a treatable disease, the result can still be fatal: Their size and constant movement make it difficult for doctors to treat them. Now USC Viterbi’s Gerald Loeb and collaborating clinicians have invented the first micropacemaker to treat fetuses in utero.