| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Four teenagers were arrested in Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student as he walked home from a study group, with police saying the incident was one of at least two robberies the group attempted that day.
Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old graduate...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Detectives determined that a USC graduate student found dead in his apartment Thursday morning had been attacked earlier just blocks away in part because of a “significant amount of blood” leading to the apartment from the crime scene, an LAPD...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:45 PM
A graduate student at USC walking home from a study group was attacked by at least three men early Thursday morning and died sometime later at his apartment, university officials and police said.
Investigators said engineering student Xinran Ji was...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own, Kenneth Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
For much of June and July, USC is calm in the morning. A few students meander to summer classes, strolling next to a construction site where work won't pick up until later in the day. It's peaceful, really.
But make a couple of turns and head past the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:01 PM
For decades, epidemiologists have recognized that the highest rates of schizophrenia occur in children born in the winter and spring, about nine months after flu season. This pattern led researchers to examine the role that viral infections might play...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:28 PM
UCLA appears to have found a winning football recruiting strategy, one that has allowed the Bruins to climb in the Pac-12 Conference standings and the national rankings in the last couple of years.
Coach Jim Mora and his staff are working hard to...
| Jul 11, 2014
The Scripps Research Institute, which has a major research institute in Jupiter, said Thursday it has ended discussions with the University of Southern California.
But Scripps Chair Dick Gephardt and CEO Michael Marletta said its board, administration...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday.
According to statements from both...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Midori, the renowned Japanese American violinist who shot to international fame as a child prodigy and grew up in the eyes of the public, is expecting a child of her own. A representative for Midori confirmed the musician's pregnancy, saying that she is...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The Scripps Research Institute is considering a partnership with the University of Southern California, but Scripps' president says the arrangement wouldn't jeopardize the Jupiter campus.
"Any agreement with USC would maintain Scripps's unique...