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How do dancers use their bodies to turn? Watch the video to see how researchers in the USC Dornsife Biomechanics Lab are studying that question. A new minor in human movement sciences is open to all students at USC.
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This summer, students traveled to Iceland, Norway and Finland to study the complex issues surrounding climate change and its impact on the Arctic region. Check out photos from their experience in the Arctic led by Professor Steve Lamy.
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Congratulations to Dana and David Dornsife who were named Water Warriors by World Vision.
Dana and David Dornsife have been named among the first recipients of the Water Warrior Award presented by the humanitarian organization World Vision. The Dornsifes, philanthropists who in 2011 gave the largest single gift ever in USC's history to name the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, ...
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In need of a good night's sleep? Here's how USC researchers are helping us understand the science of getting our Zzz's.
In the classic fairy tale, Snow White bites into an apple and slips into a state ofsuspended animation. For her fellow figment of fiction, man-about-the-Catskills character Rip Van Winkle, a sip of moonshine affords the luxury of sleeping through the American Revolutionary War.
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This weekend, USC joined Los Angeles in welcoming nearly 7,000 athletes from around the world to the Special Olympics World Games.
USC joins all of Los Angeles in welcoming nearly 7,000 athletes from around the world.
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Today on Instagram: See what our students who have been studying in Italy this summer have been up to! http://instagram.com/uscdornsife
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"Ghost Metropolis" by Philip Ethington of history and political science traces Los Angeles history through regions and epochs.
Ghost Stories. Philip J. Ethington of history and political science stirs up more than spirits with his ambitious multimedia history Ghost Metropolis — he seeks to raise and answer complex questions about how Los Angeles came to be. “Figueroa Spectres, 1935-1997,” a photo montage by Philip J.
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What is the secret to mosquitoes' genetic adaptability? USC Dornsife's Hossein Asgharian explains on PRI's Living on Earth​.
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Eleven researchers from Mexico will join USC this fall as part of a new collaboration with Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Mexico’s equivalent of the United States’ National Science Foundation.
USC and the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) have announced the selection of 11 researchers from Mexico who will join USC this fall as part of a new initiative to jointly fund them as postdoctoral fellows for up to two years. A trio of the scholars will work with faculty in ...
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Prof. Jeb Barnes new book looks at the nation's increasing reliance on litigation and its impact on politics in Washington.
Jeb Barnes, associate professor of political science, recently co-authored How Policy Shapes Politics: Rights, Courts, Litigation, and the Struggle Over Injury Compensation. The book delves into the nation's increasing reliance on litigation and how that has contributed to the fragmented, ...
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USC Dornsife researchers are investigating the chaos that leads to creation in early cell development.
The environment within a cell is a paradoxical balance of order and chaos. Proteins, DNA and countless other biological molecules tumble together in a wildly turbulent system that somehow holds together to engender life. In the earliest stages of an organism's existence, however, cells hazard an ...
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The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West​ is unlocking the mystique of the wonder of the West.
Wonder of the West. The rugged beauty of Big Sur. The innovative spirit of Silicon Valley. The hotbed of creativity that is the Hollywood dream machine. The Golden State is endowed with an iconic, almost mythical stature. Unlocking the mystique is The Huntington-USC Institute on California and ...
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USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is the university's primary center for research and education in the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. The largest, oldest and most diverse of USC’s 19 academic schools, USC Dornsife is home to more than 30 academic departments, 140 majors and minors, more than 20 Ph.D. programs and 30 research centers and institutes.



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