What do our selfies say about us?
Students in Writing 150 - better known as USC’s #SelfieClass - join scholars around the globe in analyzing gender, sexuality and race as portrayed in social media.
In 2009, as he was losing his eyesight to cancer, Jake Olson was taken under the wing of USC's football team. Despite blindness, Jake kept playing high school football as a long snapper. Now, six years later, he's looking forward to coming to USC as a Trojan freshman and a football walk-on.
As much of the world pauses on April 24 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Salpi Ghazarian, the director of USC’s Institute of Armenian Studies, recounts a dark, unresolved chapter of Turkish history.
Bonnie Nakasuji first went to Ghana in 2003 with a simple mission: Match patients with wheelchairs. Since then Nakasuji, an adjunct professor at USC Chan Division, has ushered 232 USC occupational therapy students to Ghana.
That’s the question being asked by Vern Bengtson of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, part of the USC School of Social Work. Bengtson and longtime colleague Merril Silverstein are co-investigators on a three-year, $1.5 million project to better understand religious beliefs.