The life robotic
Meet the robots! About 2,000 local schoolchildren and their teachers and parents got the chance to do just that at USC Robotics' Open House.
The National Park Service is tackling low employee morale with the help of USC Rossier students. Seven doctoral students analyzed reasons for morale problems among park staff, and park service leaders say they're eager to act on the students' findings.
In conjunction with The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The USC Thornton School of Music hosted a song writing contest for popular music students celebrating creativity and inspiration. The winning entry, “Learn from You” by Catherine Smith ’14, is performed by the all-USC Thornton band, Ghost in the Canyon.
At USC, communicators and computer scientists use their skills to stand up for human rights. USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi faculty use technology and partner with law enforcement to combat youth sex traffickers and to help find and free victims.
Drones and digital cameras are James Askew's tools of choice. His mission: to monitor the mating calls of some of the planet's most endangered apes. Follow the USC Dornsife PhD student's jungle adventures in a Scientific American blog.