Featuring a colorful new format with larger images, a more accessible calendar of events and a more user-friendly interface, HSC News has launched its new website at hscnews.usc.edu.

Updated every Friday, the HSC News site, currently in beta testing, offers the most up-to-date news about campus achievements, personalities, events and programs.

The new site, which replaces a technologically archaic system dating to 1999, features a calendar of events, a searchable archive of campus stories and a form to send story ideas or news items for consideration. The site also includes a calendar submission form that allows event organizers to place event notices in multiple locations at once, such as HSC News (print and online editions), Keck Medicine News and Notes and the Keck School of Medicine web site. The calendar form is online at tinyurl.com/lz6m2qd.

The site is essentially complete, but some work remains, and visitors are asked to report any problems by emailing hscnews@usc.edu.