Houses for the homeless
USC School of Architecture students designed innovative prototypes for homeless housing. Now they’re working to helping to build actual units that will put their ideas to work.
It’s the first study to investigate the association between age at last pregnancy, which can be a marker of a later surge of pregnancy-related hormones, and cognitive function in later life, said lead author Roksana Karim of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Rohit Varma is recognized worldwide as a visionary leader in the epidemiology of eye diseases. An expert on changes in the optic nerve in glaucoma, Varma is also studying new imaging techniques in the early diagnosis of glaucomatous optic nerve damage. He has been interim dean of the Keck School since March.
President C. L. Max Nikias joins Dean Amber Miller, USC trustees and the Trojan Family in recognizing Dana and David Dornsife and the visionary gift — the largest single gift in USC history — that named the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Patients in drug and alcohol recovery face risks for malnutrition, dramatic weight changes and other challenges. New work by USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology master’s student Maria Schellenberger and her mentor David Wiss focuses on the need for dietetic support during recovery.