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2014-01-07 12:27:12

Richard H. Scheller and Thomas C. Sudhof on Tuesday, March 4 NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation today announced that the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles will host the 2014 Lasker Lectures featuring recipients of the 2013 Lasker Awards. The annual Lasker Lectures feature presentations by laureates who explore pressing scientific questions related to biomedical research. This is the first time...

2013-09-30 23:38:32

Dr. Mohan's significant gift will help fund the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center, which will conduct basic and applied research programs to identify the causes, improve upon the existing treatments, and—ultimately—seek a cure for all forms of kidney disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 UKRO (University Kidney Research Organization), a Los Angeles–based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research, is extremely pleased to announce a generous contribution of...

2013-09-18 12:29:50

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all UCLA Bruin and USC Trojan backers and anybody who loves football tailgate parties. Ralphs Grocery Company is hosting the ultimate in Tailgate Parties at select UCLA and USC home games this season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130715/LA47427LOGO) Ralphs, "The Official Grocer of Football," is inviting its customers to enjoy the Ultimate Tailgate Experience at select UCLA games at the Rose Bowl and USC games at...

2013-07-12 23:19:12

Christie is partnering with USC to provide students and faculty with access to the latest in visual technologies. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Christie®, a global leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual display solutions, recently showcased its Christie MicroTiles® at the opening of the new Interactive Media Building at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). Christie is partnering with USC to provide students and faculty...

2012-11-10 00:20:22

Gift, one of the largest in the history of American dance, will create the first new school established through an endowment at USC in nearly 40 years LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Glorya Kaufman, a visionary Los Angeles philanthropist whose commitment to dance is celebrated nationwide, has made a transformational gift to establish the University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121110/DC10099)...

2012-10-08 13:55:02

Hate the Lakers? Do the Celtics make you want to hurl? Whether you like someone can affect how your brain processes their actions, according to new research from the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC. Most of the time, watching someone else move causes a 'mirroring' effect — that is, the parts of our brains responsible for motor skills are activated by watching someone else in action. But a study by USC researchers appearing Oct. 5 in PLOS ONE shows that whether or not you...

2012-08-01 10:27:49

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) today reported record results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Net sales of $306 million up $91 million, or 43 percent, versus prior year Net income of $18.4 million up 1.3 percent versus 2011 Adjusted EBITDA of $50 million up $6 million, or 13 percent, versus prior year Diluted EPS of $0.39 up $0.01 per share, or 3 percent, versus 2011 Adjusted diluted EPS of $0.42 up $0.03 per...

2012-05-02 10:29:23

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) today reported record results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net sales of $300 million up $93 million, or 45 percent, versus prior year Net income of $15.6 million up 3 percent versus 2011 Adjusted EBITDA of $46.3 million up $7.0 million, or 18 percent, versus prior year Diluted EPS of $0.33 up $0.01 per share, or 3 percent, versus 2011 Adjusted diluted EPS of $0.38...

2012-03-09 10:34:54

New research to look at a tsunami´s "phantom currents" that arrive late and can cause considerable damage On the one-year anniversary of the devastating Japanese tsunami, engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Tsunami Research Center are working with the State of California to better understand the damaging currents caused by tsunamis. Funded by the California Geological Survey, the California Emergency Management Agency, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency,...

2011-09-01 16:50:00

Study reveals why people eat out of habit – even when they are eating stale food – and suggests a way to combat mindless eating Do you always get popcorn at the movies? Or snack while you're on the couch watching television? A new paper by USC researchers reveals why bad eating habits persist even when the food we're eating doesn't taste good. The study also reveals the surprisingly simple ways we can counter our habits to gain control over what we eat. In an ingenious...