Momentum builds behind mental health corps that reflects students

Living through 2020 sent a lot of people to therapy — particularly college students of color. COVID-19 hit Black and Latino families hard, and Black students saw their community’s centuries-long struggle against racism lead to national Read More »

February 18th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

COVID town hall takes on vaccine concerns in the Black community

Joyce Richey knows at least 30 people who have died from COVID-19 — family members, friends and associates.

“It’s very real and very personal for me,” said Richey, associate dean for diversity Read More »

February 17th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Six Keck School departments make top 10 in NIH funding nationally for 2020

Data on grants awarded from the National Institutes of Health have been released, and the Keck School of Medicine of USC has six departments in the top 10 in their respective fields.

The Read More »

February 17th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC produces more 2020-21 Fulbright students than any other California university

USC has been named one of the country’s top producers of U.S. Fulbright students for the ninth straight year.

Twenty-five USC students received the prestigious grant during the 2020-21 award cycle. That’s the most Fulbright Read More »

February 17th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Genetic ancestry linked to diabetes, heart failure and obesity among Native Hawaiians

With advances in analyzing human DNA, some well-studied populations have benefited from insights about how their health is affected by their genetics. Others, however, have been left behind. Among them are people of Polynesian descent from Hawaii.