USC Helps Preserve Classical Music in Bay Area

In an effort to ensure the long-term availability of high quality classical music in the Bay Area, USC announced it has entered into an agreement with Entercom Communications to convert KDFC into a noncommercial classical music station based in San Francisco. The move to the new signal is intended to preserve the long-term availability of […]

Nikias leads delegation of trustees and administrators to nation’s capital

USC President C. L. Max Nikias walks outside the Capitol on April 26. (USC Photo/Eric Abelev) USC President C. L. Max Nikias led a group of trustees and university leaders to the nation’s capital on April 26 for a series of meetings with legislators. The group started its morning at a briefing session at the […]

Huawei attends Namibia’s ICT summit

WINDHOEK – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd impressed visitors during the first day of an information and communication forum held on Monday. Initiated by Namibia’s Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), the two-day National ICT Summit aims to boost the application and development of relevant technologies in the southwestern African country. As the solution […]

To grow, US must enter foreign markets

From left, Daniel Harris, regional director for East Asia/Pacific of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; Dinesh Keskar, president of Boeing India; and Richard Drobnick, director of the Center for International Business at the USC Marshall School of Business Only 1 percent of U.S. companies export to customers overseas, despite the fact that 95 percent […]

Dean Wilson Elected to Top Broadcast Post

Dean Ernest J. Wilson III USC Annenberg School for Communication Dean Ernest J. Wilson III was elected chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting board by unanimous consent on Sept. 16. In his acceptance speech, Wilson said that “the stars are aligned as perhaps they have not been since 1967” to reimagine the future of […]

Online video dramas out to find their niche

The loading homepage of iQiyi is displayed on a smartphone. Once shot for commercial promotions and coupled with cheesy jokes, Chinese online video dramas now appear to be flourishing thanks to China’s booming “Internet Plus” economy. According to a recent report on video series made by video websites such as Youku Tudou and iQiyi, an […]


A Feb. 23 press conference to announce a $25 million gift from The Broad Foundation to create The Broad Institute for Integrative Biology and Stem Cell Research was covered by multiple media outlets. Covering the event were the Los Angeles Daily News, KPCC-FM radio, KNX-AM, KFI-AM, KFWB-AM, Sing Tao Daily, KNBC-TV Channel 4, KABC-TV Channel […]

Start Spreading the NYC News

The USC Alumni Club of New York presented the first NYC Tommy Awards to John Blair, left, Andy Tennant, Steve Smith, Sheryl Staples, Kevin McCollum and the NYC Spirit Award to Sean Kearns. Nearly 400 people gathered at New World Stages theatre in New York City on June 29 for the inaugural Tommy Awards honoring […]

Youngsters Dabble in Project for Art’s Sake

A student shows off her citation at the opening reception of the exhibit. Photo/Brad Reyes Forget reclusive, starving artists. If you want to be refreshed by an exhibit where the creators freely bare their souls, head over to University Village for the exhibit “All About Me,” in its last week in the food court. The […]

Scientists ID genes connected to well-being, depression and neuroticism

Subjective well-being refers to a person’s happiness or satisfaction with life. An international group of more than 190 scientists who analyzed the genomes of 298,420 individuals have found genetic variants that may influence our sense of well-being, depression and neuroticism. The study, published April 18 by the journal Nature Genetics, is one of the largest […]