Commencement 2017: Graduates urged to grow by embracing discomfort

Amy Lamb OTD, OT/L, delivered the keynote address during the USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s 75th annual commencement ceremony on May 12. Lamb is the president of the American Occupational Therapy Association and an expert on health care policy and reform and occupational therapy for chronic disease prevention and ... Read More »

May 15th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Ostrow welcomes dean of religious life as commencement speaker

“The most important piece of advice I can give you today is make sure everyone calls you doctor! You’ve earned the right; you’ve put in the hard work; you can legally prescribe medicine; and you are now graduates of the best dental school in the history of the world,” said Varun Soni, PhD, JD, dean ... Read More »

May 15th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Pharmacy’s new minor offers major advantages

Just as pharmacists compound medications to personalize them for patients, the USC School of Pharmacy now offers many undergraduate courses that can be mixed or matched to enhance the students’ undergraduate education to better prepare them for a range of careers. While completing the third year of her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Rebeca Thweatt ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Administration takes proactive approach to medical student wellness

“Tissue,” said Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, senior associate dean for student and educational affairs at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, “is my number one office product.” Elliott’s charge is to support students on their four-year journey. The shorthand is to “promote wellness.” In practice, she said, members of the medical faculty are witness ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Mikel Snow honored with Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching

Elizabeth Graddy presents Mikel Snow with the USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching during the Academic Honors Convocation, held April 17 at Town and Gown on the University Park Campus. (Photo/Steve Cohn) Mikel Snow, PhD, is professor of cell and neurobiology (educational scholar), and holds the Lt. Col. Earle and Patricia M. ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|