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Jun 03, 2011, 09:30 ET Entertainment Education Award Call for Nominations

Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of the USC Annenberg School's Norman Lear Center, announces a call for entries for the seventh annual...


May 20, 2011, 10:26 ET Hollywood Movies With African-American Directors Have More Black Characters

Hollywood movies directed by African-Americans are significantly more likely to include African-American characters with speaking roles than movies...


Apr 22, 2011, 10:57 ET Study Reveals New Data on Sexiness on Screen

A new study released by USC Annenberg researcher Dr. Stacy L. Smith and Marc Choueiti shows that Hollywood continues to be a difficult place for...


Feb 10, 2011, 02:00 ET How Much Information is There in the World?

Think you're overloaded with information? Not even close. A study appearing Feb. 10 in Science Express, an electronic journal that provides select...


Feb 04, 2011, 03:03 ET USC Annenberg Alumna and Mega Millions Lottery Winner Jacki Wells Cisneros Establishes $1 Million Endowed Scholarship

When alumna Jacki Wells Cisneros and her husband, Gilbert Cisneros, won the Mega Millions lottery in 2010, they vowed to give back to their church...


Nov 19, 2010, 09:30 ET USC Annenberg Announces Launch of Annenberg Innovation Lab

The USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism announced today the launch of a social and technological innovation lab that will develop...


Nov 12, 2010, 12:28 ET Call for Entries: 2011 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

The Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism showcases substantive and innovative coverage that informs viewers about...


Oct 22, 2010, 10:36 ET USC Annenberg Announces Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion

The USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism announced this week that applications are now being accepted for the Knight Luce Fellowship...


Oct 15, 2010, 10:46 ET Annenberg Foundation Commits $50 Million Toward a New Building for the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Introducing a new era of innovation in the digital media revolution, University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias is announcing a...


Sep 10, 2010, 11:23 ET USC Annenberg Student Katherine Schwarzenegger Speaks to Young Girls in New Book

Katherine Schwarzenegger felt something was obviously and terribly amiss one day last summer, when she overheard her young cousins chatting with each ...


Sep 01, 2010, 07:34 ET Engineering Grand Challenges Summit in Los Angeles Oct. 6-8

The second national summit on the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges -- which will focus on global issues related to sustainability,...


Aug 25, 2010, 01:31 ET Michelle Povinelli Recognized by MIT Technology Review's Prestigious TR35 Listing of the World's Top Young Innovators for 2010

The University of Southern California announced today that Michelle Povinelli, a member of the faculty of the Viterbi School of Engineering, has been ...


Jul 26, 2010, 09:53 ET Study Finds Strong Negative Reaction to Paying for Online Services

LOS ANGELES. July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Millions of Americans use Twitter – just don't ask any of them to pay for it. The annual study of the...


Jun 08, 2010, 01:00 ET The University of Southern California Launches Gap Funding and Mentoring Program for Faculty and Student Teams

The University of Southern California today announced the launch of the USC "Ideas Empowered" program, a new two-year pilot program managed by the...


Apr 06, 2010, 01:00 ET TEDxUSC 'Ideas Empowered' Conference Returns to the University of Southern California on April 13, 2010

What do a world-renowned cancer researcher, a GRAMMY-award winning musician, an astronaut, a robotics engineer, a cognitive neuroscientist, an...


Mar 26, 2010, 03:22 ET USC Marshall Announces Major Curriculum Revisions; Enhanced Academic Flexibility Beyond Traditional Business Arena

The USC Marshall School of Business announces major revisions in its undergraduate curriculum, designed to prepare future leaders by providing an...


Mar 05, 2010, 09:30 ET Don and Carol Murray to Donate $1 Million to USC Marshall Center for Global Innovation

The USC Marshall Center for Global Innovation announces a major gift commitment totaling $1 million. The gift, from Don Murray of Resources Global...


Feb 26, 2010, 12:25 ET Large Percentages of Non-Users, and Significant Gender Disparities In Going Online

The Internet may seem like a pervasive presence in much of the world, yet in many countries -- including some developed ones -- going online is a far ...


Feb 23, 2010, 02:16 ET Top Secret Talks: The Tension Between National Security and a Free Press is the Focus of a Groundbreaking CCLP Series in New York

With the nation involved in two wars and facing continuing threats of terrorism, USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy presents ...