A high-tech window to the past
A computer program by USC spatial sciences professor Yao-Yi Chiang reads maps to identify historical locations — from long-closed factories to waterways that dried up decades ago.
Will the massive leak have long-term health consequences? Ed Avol, a professor of preventive medicine in the Keck School of Medicine of USC, says byproducts of the leak — beyond methane gas — may be the real threat.
The pledge from USC Trustee Stanley Gold and his wife, Ilene, launches the law school’s Honors Scholars Program, which will combine financial support with mentoring and networking opportunities for a select group of students.
USCAnnenbergMedia.com is powered by the Post’s Arc custom publishing platform and will serve as the new digital home and primary publishing outlet for all of the school’s student-led multimedia teams, integrating video, audio, digital and social media content.
With nearly 24 percent of its undergraduates eligible for a Pell Grant, USC has a far greater share than at almost every other private, highly selective university. “This is a priority for us,” says Katharine Harrington, USC vice president of admissions and planning.