Improving life in Los Angeles
USC alumni are woven throughout the fabric of Southern California civic life. Meet Trojans like Superior Court Judge Dalila Corral Lyons, dedicated to public service here at home.
USC Trustee Charles Cale ’66 and his wife, Jessie Cale ’74, have pledged $15 million to endow and name the Jessie and Charles Cale Residential College. The college will integrate living and learning for as many as 320 students when USC Village opens in August.
Ng will leave his job as a speechwriter for Malaysian government officials to attend the University of Oxford this fall. He’s one of 96 Rhodes Scholars chosen in this year’s class — Trojan Oscar De Los Santos is another — and one of only two from Malaysia.
Studies suggest breast cancer patients who exercise after treatment have a better chance at staving off cancer’s return. They might even live longer. Now USC researchers are testing how exercise helps.
USC's Phillip Sliwoski is a rarity in the research world: a scientific glassblower who designs one-of-a-kind instruments that chemistry professors and students need for experiments. His expertise is critical — and hard to find.