Beauty in form and function
Photographer Wayne Thom’s archive — an important collection documenting architectural landmarks of the American West and Asia — will become part of USC Libraries.
It took the worst drought in more than 1,200 years to get Californians to start stepping away from their green lawns. That change is welcomed by landscape architects like USC’s Esther Margulies, who has been designing unique LA landscapes for more than 25 years.
When fetuses get a treatable disease, the result can still be fatal: Their size and constant movement make it difficult for doctors to treat them. Now USC Viterbi’s Gerald Loeb and collaborating clinicians have invented the first micropacemaker to treat fetuses in utero.
More military-connected students reported using alcohol, bringing a gun to school or being hit, kicked, slapped or pushed than other students, researchers from USC and Bar Ilan University in Israel reported.
The accounting pioneer and namesake of the USC Elaine and Kenneth Leventhal School of Accounting died Saturday following a stroke. “Elaine was a tremendous friend to the university, and was deeply loved by so many in the Trojan Family,” USC President C. L. Max Nikias said.