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Man Paralyzed From Neck Down Controls Robotic Arm With His Thoughts

Brain electrodes developed at Caltech and implanted at the Keck Medicine of USC are allowing a Southern California man to control a robotic arm using only his thoughts.

05/21/2015

Former USC Students From China Charged With Economic Espionage

Two Chinese professors who attended the University of Southern California are among six Chinese nationals accused by federal prosecutors of stealing trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies.

05/19/2015

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Entire MFA Class At USC’s Roski School Of Art And Design Drops Out Due To ‘Unethical Treatment’

In a joint statement, the students say they were misled about “faculty, curriculum, program structure and funding packages” and have decided to dissolve their candidacies before going into their second and final year.

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Umbrella Ban Forces USC Grads To Don Waterproof Ponchos For Ceremony

It was a soggy ceremony for thousands of graduates at the University of Southern California.

05/15/2015

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Despite Ongoing Showers, USC Says Don’t Expect To Have Umbrellas, Tents At Friday’s Graduation Ceremonies

Thousands of students at USC are gearing up for Friday morning graduation ceremonies. But it’s looking like it might be a soggy situation. Despite the expected downpour, the school says they won’t allow umbrellas and there won’t be tents over the outdoor ceremonies.

05/14/2015

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Fire Reportedly Starts In Mattress At USC Dormitory

Los Angeles firefighters quickly put out a fire in a top floor unit of a dormitory on the University of Southern California campus, authorities said Monday.

05/11/2015

Mark Marino, an associate professor at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, takes a selfie with students. (credit: USC/YouTube)

USC Class Examines The Selfie As Cultural Artifact

The #SelfieClass, formerly called Writing 150: Writing and Critical Reasoning: Identity and Diversity, analyzes “gender, sexuality and race portrayed in social media,” school officials state in a press release.

05/04/2015

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Jets Select USC’s DT Leonard Williams With 6th Overall Pick In NFL Draft

The New York Jets added another big playmaker to its formidable defensive line.

04/30/2015

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Man Suspected Of Sexually Battering Female USC Students

A 21-year-old man is in custody Wednesday on suspicion of sexually battering female USC students for the past two months.

04/29/2015

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USC Students Prep For Age Of UAVs With Drone Safety Course

A scenario is unfolding inside a warehouse in El Sereno to give students an education into the safe operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

04/24/2015

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‘The Big One’ Could Trigger More Large Quakes On Nearby Faults, Study Finds

Researchers also determined that quake faults can stop moving for thousands of years. However, at some point, the pent-up energy stored in rocks will release in a series of sizable earthquakes.

04/22/2015

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LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher Pay

Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.

04/15/2015

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Race Relations In California Better Than Rest Of U.S.? Voters Say ‘Yes’ In New Poll

A new poll has found an overwhelming majority of California voters believe race relations in the state are better than elsewhere in America even as they acknowledge persistent tensions.

04/13/2015

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USC Issues Crime Alert For Alleged Oct. 2013 Sexual Assault

Authorities Friday were investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred two years ago at a University of Southern California fraternity house.

04/03/2015

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