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Medical leaders promote social justice as key step toward healing society’s ills

Doctors treat disease, fix broken bones and offer advice on exercise and diet, but USC Professor Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, thinks they can and should do more.

Overcrowded housing, food insecurity, homelessness, poverty, the lack of community-based health care services for marginalized Read More »

March 26th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC leaders visit Rape Treatment Center where survivors direct the care

When Gail Abarbanel, MSW, started working as a social worker at a hospital in Los Angeles, she discovered that there was a profound gap in services for survivors of rape and other forms of sexual assault.

In an era when rape Read More »

March 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC delegation meets with lawmakers in D.C.

USC interim President Wanda M. Austin and provost Michael Quick led a delegation of trustees and administrators to Washington, D.C., last week to advocate for a host of key national priorities that directly impact the university’s faculty, researchers and students.

Joining Read More »

March 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Bravo-USC Science and Engineering Fair paves path toward STEM careers

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 Read More »

March 21st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Carol L. Folt to become USC’s 12th president

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 Read More »

March 20th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|