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Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel (AP/Claudio Bresciani)

Free parking spot for Nobel winner from USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arieh Warshel won more than just the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday: He earned a free parking spot for life at the university where he works. The University of Southern […]

10/09/2013

Stanford University professor Michael Levitt, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, is embraced by his wife Rina at their home on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

3 in US win chemistry Nobel for computer models

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three U.S.-based scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that researchers use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs. Research in the […]

10/09/2013

Actor George Clooney attends the premiere of "Gravity" at the AMC Lincoln Square Theaters on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Spielberg honors Clooney for humanitarian work

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been 20 years since Steven Spielberg made his Oscar-winning “Schindler’s List,” but the director has keen memories of Holocaust survivors coming up to him during filming, wanting to tell him […]

10/04/2013

Lori Shreve Blake

Jobs Friday podcast from Money 101

Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center, for today’s edition of “Jobs Friday” on Money 101. She has the number […]

09/13/2013

A study participant plays NeuroRacer in San Francisco. (AP Photo/The Gazzaley Lab)

Video game boosts mental abilities in older folks

NEW YORK (AP) — It probably won’t become as popular as “Grand Theft Auto,” but a specialized video game may help older people boost mental skills like handling multiple tasks at once. In a preliminary […]

09/04/2013

Ex-UC San Diego dean dies on African vacation

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say a dean at the University of California, San Diego who was about to start a new position as a chief executive at the University of Southern California has died […]

09/02/2013

In this screen grab provided by BlueLine shows the BlueLine webpage. (AP Photo/BlueLine)

New social network for law enforcement to launch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former high-profile New York […]

09/02/2013

Google Glass

Students to explore filmmaking with Google Glass

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer. At least that’s what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students […]

07/30/2013

USC Trojans logo

Students ask feds to probe USC rape investigations

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California students have filed a federal complaint alleging the school ignored or mishandled sexual assault and rape cases. Students who alleged they were raped held a news […]

07/23/2013

This Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 file photo shows Jeffrey Uno, right, and his father, Peter Uno, the son and husband of Noriko Uno, seen in framed photo, after a news conference in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

First Toyota sudden acceleration case set to begin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noriko Uno was afraid of driving fast, often avoiding the freeway and taking the same route every day from her Upland home to and from her family’s sushi restaurant. She had […]

07/21/2013

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