Professor Laura Isabel Serna is a cultural historian whose work has focused on media culture in Mexican immigrant communities within the United States and in Mexico, as well as their intersection with consumer culture and gender. She is an associate professor of history and cinema at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the USC […]

Nine exploratory projects, from an effort to exploit inter-microbial warfare in the search for new antibiotics to the development of artificial intelligence for the transcription of ancient documents, have been selected to receive support through the Dean for Research Innovation Funds. The new initiatives, spanning the natural sciences, humanities and […]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a type of neural network that learns on the job, not just during its training phase. These flexible algorithms, dubbed “liquid” networks, change their underlying equations to continuously adapt to new data inputs. The advance could aid decision making based on data […]

Princeton University researchers are partners on a major initiative to help shape the next generation of computer networks. The effort, known as Project Pronto, aims to build and test new types of flexible, programmable networks to advance network security, performance and innovation. As fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks connect a growing number […]

The Augusta University Research Institute recognized seven faculty members with AURI awards in 2020. Due to safety considerations, an awards ceremony was not held. Read more about this year’s winners, chosen for their work to enhance the mission of excellence at Augusta University in research, teaching and service. Lifetime Achievement Award Drs. David Munn and Sylvia […]

A major milestone for a University of South Florida initiative is changing the way students see and interact with the world. USF’s Global Citizens Project (GCP) has presented the Global Citizen Award to its 500th student. The Global Citizens Project is a university-wide initiative aimed at enhancing undergraduate students’ global competencies through the development […]

More than 80 percent of California youth say they are strictly adhering to social distancing guidelines and 2 out of 3 are concerned about lifting public health restrictions too quickly, according to a new poll the University of California released today. This new survey of Californians ages 18 to 24 […]