Quick Takes

The USC/Norris Cancer Hospital is seeking volunteers to offer cancer patients and their families extra support and encouragement during treatment. Interested individuals can attend an orientation session for new volunteers Oct. 2 at the Norris Hospital, 1441 Eastlake Ave. The orientation will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served, and a […]

Jon Postel, Internet Pioneer, Dies at 55

Researcher Jon Postel with a map of worldwide Internet connections in a 1994 Chronicle photo. photo: Irene Fertik INTERNET PIONEER Jon Postel, a computer scientist at USC’s Information Sciences Institute, died of complications following emergency heart surgery Friday, Oct. 16, at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. He was 55 and a resident of the […]

Chaos and Cosmos: On the Image in Aesthetics and Art History

Karen Lang, associate professor of art history in USC College, explores the conceptual foundations of art history as a discipline, following different theories and points of view that have emerged over time. She examines key texts that have shaped the study of art history, looking specifically at the early years of the discipline in Germany […]

Business school study uncovers workplace violence warning signs

A USC research study has identified danger signs that employers should look for to prevent potential violence in the workplace. Researchers at the Center for Crisis Management in the School of Business Administration found that several factors are often associated with a high incidence of workplace violence: Drug use, crime in the workplace and graffiti […]

Cheryl Glaser Moves to Classical Network

A name and voice familiar to listeners of nationwide public radio will become executive producer of the Classical Public Radio Network (CPRN), a project co-founded by KUSC in 1998 to provide round-the-clock music to stations across the country. Cheryl Glaser, the business editor of “Marketplace,” public radio’s business and finance program, in September will leave […]

Ronnie Chan Is Asa V. Call Award Winner

Ronnie C. Chan MBA ’76 was presented with this year’s alumni achievement award by President Steven B. Sample. The 76th annual USC Alumni Awards celebration took place on May 2 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Eight distinguished, accomplished and dedicated members of the Trojan Family were honored before a crowd of […]

Loan shark lending money with nude photos of women arrested

A suspect who allegedly offered student loans in exchange for nude photos was arrested by police in Gansu province in January.Authorities said the man, surnamed Yang, had been preying on young women who were in need of money for college and other expenses, seeking his victims through social media, and that he had been doing […]

President Roosevelt at the Coliseum October 1, 1935

Roosevelt, Franklin D. and Mrs.; Western Trip (L.A.), Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds., President Roosevelt was given the honorary degree on the steps of USC’s administration building during a short stop on his motorcade through the city, his first visit to Los Angeles as president. After the stop he traveled […]

Another Feather in USC’s Cap

From left, as part of the USC Joint Educational Project program, Jeff Tschudi, Damien LeVeck and Justin Littman work with second graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary. The USC students helped the class make models of “Mr. Earth” and taught sessions on such subjects as gravity, earthquakes and the continents as part of last […]

Donald Miller Studies Global Phenomenon

Miller spent four years of research on his book Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement. Photo/Eddie North-Hager As Europeans and Americans slowly turn away from mainline churches, Pentecostalism is winning the souls of those in developing nations. It’s a worldwide phenomenon that Donald Miller, the Leonard K. Firestone Professor of Religion in […]

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