Social networks and fitness
Can social networks help you be more physically fit? A USC survey found that people with larger networks walked more, an average of 6.5 more steps for each additional social tie.
Developer, philanthropist and USC Trustee Rick Caruso was presented the Asa V. Call Award at the university’s 83rd annual Alumni Awards. The USC Alumni Association also recognized six notable Trojans for their achievements and contributions to the university.
The Rotten Tomatoes Fellowship on film criticism will support partial tuition for students enrolled in USC Annenberg’s master of arts journalism program, a graduate program for the next generation of entertainment and culture storytellers.
A Keck Medicine of USC team led by surgeons Mark Cunningham and Inderbir Gill and performed the first robotic, minimally invasive surgical removal of a kidney cancer tumor that extends into the heart. It took nearly 10 hours to remove the tumor clot.