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  • Noted choreographer William Forsythe to join USC School of Dance

    Noted choreographer William Forsythe to join USC School of Dance
    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is bringing on internationally renowned choreographer William Forsythe to join the faculty as a professor in fall 2015 — just in time to greet the new school's first batch of BFA dance majors. Forsythe,...
  • Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'

    Conan O'Brien ribs President Obama over L.A. traffic: 'Skype works'
    President Obama was in Century City on Wednesday night to accept a serious award from the USC Shoah Foundation — but his warmup act, comedian Conan O’Brien, still wasn’t over what Angelenos were calling Wednesday’s #Obamajam on...
  • UCLA's Anthony Barr goes No. 9 overall to Minnesota Vikings

    UCLA's Anthony Barr goes No. 9 overall to Minnesota Vikings
    UCLA's Anthony Barr moved up and became a top-10 pick. USC's Marqise Lee slid out of the first round. That was the local story Thursday night during the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Barr, a pass-rushing linebacker who switched...
  • Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player

    Rams select Michael Sam, NFL's first openly gay player
    It took nearly the entire draft, but Michael Sam and the NFL finally made history. The St. Louis Rams used the 249th pick in the seventh round to select Sam, who has officially become the league's first openly gay player. Being picked by St. Louis...
  • It's rook takes Kings as Ducks win, 2-0, to even series

    It's rook takes Kings as Ducks win, 2-0, to even series
    Bold decision, brave play. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau put 20-year-old goalie John Gibson in net for his NHL playoff debut Saturday night, an ultimate test of the elite prospect's poise with his team on the road, trailing the Kings in the Western...
  • Child welfare advocate knows the system firsthand

    Child welfare advocate knows the system firsthand
    Stephanie Krol's memories of her earliest years are blessedly spare and remarkably benign. She remembers going back and forth between foster care and street life with her mother, who was homeless and often resorted to prostitution. She remembers being...
  • Student Academy Awards Announce Winners

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...
  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014

    William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014
    William (Bill) Hector von KleinSmid, 76, of Corona del Mar, California, died peacefully at his home March 16, 2014, surrounded by his devoted family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Marjorie; his beautiful daughters Kristen and Lauren,...
  • USC establishes genocide study center

    USC establishes genocide study center
    The USC Shoah Foundation will expand its study of genocide by establishing a new center devoted to the study of mass killings and how such violent incidents begin, officials announced Friday. The foundation was started by film director Steven...