Biosciences, meet engineering
It's going to take teamwork to push us forward in the quest for better treatments for disease. That's where convergent bioscience comes in, and it's already well underway at USC.
About one of every six people in the U.S. is Latino, but "if popular films were the only way to gauge diversity, viewers would be completely unaware of this." So says Marc Choueiti, one of the authors of a study from USC Annenberg on diversity in movies. Learn who else is underrepresented.
Students, faculty, staff, friends and other members of the USC community gathered to honor the life of Xinran Ji on Friday, Aug. 1 in Newman Hall. Classmates remember him as a scholar with a passion for engineering and photography, and as a friend always willing to help.
Warren Bennis, University Professor and internationally recognized authority on leadership, died July 31 in Los Angeles. On Becoming A Leader, one of Bennis’ bestselling works, is widely considered to be a seminal text. He was a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and an advisor to five U.S. presidents.
Michael Preston, former USC vice provost for strategic initiatives, professor emeritus and former chair of political science at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has died. He was a widely cited expert on racial and ethnic politics.