The future of bioscience rises
Thanks to a $50 million gift from Gary Michelson and his wife, Alya Michelson, USC broke ground on a revolutionary center where scientists and engineers will join forces.
He's a writer-producer and USC School of Cinematic Arts alumnus. She's a virologist who's studying the threat of viruses as potential bioterrorism agents. Together, they've got a hit TV show on their hands.
Some 1 million to 2 million elderly people in the U.S. have been abused or exploited by those they trust. The National Center on Elder Abuse, now housed at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, advocates for seniors who often have no way to protect themselves.
Virgin Records' Grizfolk visited with USC Thornton Popular Music Program students as part of a forum series. Watch the folk-fusion band get creative on campus in this video.