Edmondson Faculty Center to reopen with fresh new look

The Edmondson Faculty Center closed May 16 for a renovation designed to update its appearance and furnishings, improve its accessibility to faculty and better utilize its current space. The center is scheduled to reopen around Aug. 1. Robert Cooper, MBA, EdD, vice provost for academic operations and strategy, said the planned improvements are intended to ... Read More »

May 29th, 2014|Announcements|

USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science seeks pilot study proposals

The USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) is seeking proposals for new and innovative science in the field of tobacco regulatory science research. The program will provide up to $40,000 to as many as three investigators per year to conduct one-year pilot studies in USC TCORS’s priority areas of research. Letters of intent are due ... Read More »

May 28th, 2014|Announcements|

American Thoracic Society honors Zea Borok

The American Thoracic Society recently recognized Zea Borok, MD, professor of medicine and biochemistry and molecular biology and chief of the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, with its Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishments. The award, which honors researchers who have made significant scientific contributions throughout their careers, specifically cited her her work ... Read More »

May 28th, 2014|Announcements|

PIBBS boasts stellar new class of students

Lured to USC by the Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS) — the gateway into PhD programs in biomedical and biological sciences — 30 new PhD students will call the Health Sciences Campus home this fall as they begin working towards their biomedical doctoral degrees. PIBBS Director Ite Laird-Offringa said the program received 345 ... Read More »

May 28th, 2014|Announcements|

Ostrow School of Dentistry tops list of NIDCR-funded private dental schools

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC received the most funds of any private dental school from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) for the second year in a row in 2013. Overall, the Ostrow School of Dentistry moved up one spot from 2012 to rank 7th among all public and private ... Read More »

May 27th, 2014|Announcements|