Secrets of the Amazon
Two USC researchers join a team exploring the rivers of Peru in search of environmental clues about climate change hidden in river water, sediment and the leaves of fallen plants.
The famed distance runner and World War II prisoner of war — subject of the upcoming film Unbroken — will be saluted at halftime of this weekend's USC-Notre Dame game at the Coliseum. The film's director, Angelina Jolie, will introduce the tribute in a unique video presentation.
When Kicks for Kids is planning the day, disabilities don't matter. The organization pairs USC volunteers with children who have physical or developmental challenges for a day full of soccer, snacks and smiles at McCarthy Quad on the University Park Campus.
The award will help the department expand the LAPD Cadet Leadership Program, its signature community youth program with 6,000 active members age 13 to 20. The program is offered at each of the LAPD's 21 community police stations and includes a cadet post at USC.