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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    After months of hard work, dozens of students from Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School presented their original research projects at the annual Bravo-USC Science and Engineering Fair on March 4 to a panel of judges from USC, UCLA and other institutions. The budding scientists vied for awards and the... Read More »
      Wednesday, March 20, 2019
      Noted life scientist, teacher and academic leader Carol L. Folt will become the University of Southern California’s 12th president, the USC Board of Trustees announced March 20. Formerly chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Folt brings decades of experience in academia to USC, launching a new era... Read More »
        Wednesday, March 20, 2019
        More than 300 alumni, friends, donors and students gathered for the Keck School of Medicine of USC 2019 Scholarship Gala, held March 16 at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. The Scholarship Gala honors exceptional students, faculty and alumni who highlight not only the best in academics and research,... Read More »
          Wednesday, March 20, 2019
          For the seventh year in a row, USC is among the top universities for U.S. Fulbright students. Institutions with the most students accepted to the prestigious program are announced by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education. USC consistently appears on... Read More »
            Tuesday, March 19, 2019
            How do our skeletons form during embryonic development? To approach this question, PhD student Dion Giovannone, research scientist Sandeep Paul, PhD, and the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump, PhD, looked to our not-so-distant relative: the tiny, transparent zebrafish. Crump, a professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at... Read More »
              Tuesday, March 19, 2019
              If you were yawning more than usual thanks to last week’s switch to daylight saving time, you weren’t alone. It takes some people a full week to recover from feeling more sluggish than usual after rolling back the clock for daylight saving time. Experts call the phenomenon “social jet lag.”... Read More »
                Tuesday, March 19, 2019
                Retinoblastoma is a tumor of the retina that generally affects children under 5 years of age and accounts for approximately 4 percent of childhood cancers. If not diagnosed early, retinoblastoma may result in loss of one or both eyes and can be fatal. David Cobrinik, MD, PhD, associate professor of... Read More »
                  Monday, March 18, 2019
                  Keck Hospital of USC has received a 4-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its January 2019 review. The ratings ranged from 1 to 5 stars, with most hospitals receiving a 3. “We are very pleased to have received a 4-star rating both this... Read More »
                    Friday, March 15, 2019
                    On the third Friday of every March — also known as Match Day — fourth-year medical students across the United States simultaneously experience a series of emotions that are nearly universal. First, there is nervous anticipation. At 9 a.m., excitement builds as dozens of envelopes are ripped open all at... Read More »
                      Thursday, March 14, 2019
                      On Feb. 23, the annual wRiting, Engineering, Art, Communication, and Health (REACH) Symposium for Kids took place at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Nearly 300 hundred elementary school students visited campus to gain exposure to real-life scenarios in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) fields and learn... Read More »
                        Wednesday, March 13, 2019
                        On March 12, more than 100 female leaders gathered in the lower level café of the Norris Healthcare Consultation Center for the eighth annual Los Angeles Women in Leadership Symposium. Organized by the California Diversity Council, the theme for the 2019 event was “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up.”... Read More »

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