Monthly Archives: October 2013

Jonathan Dentler is a first year student in the History Department Ph.D program. He is interested in the history of visual cultures, philosophies and theories of history, and modern American and European history.

Guest Blogger Jonathan Dentler Introduces “Pius Aeneas”

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Introducing the series, Pius Aeneas By Jonathan Dentler   Los Angeles begins with the grunts and bellows of elephant seals on the beach, bloated creatures that live most of their lives a mile deep gorging on squid and crustaceans. It starts there, on the beach near the golden bluffs of Hearst’s mansion, Disneyland’s alter ego.  It continues with […]

Brian Leung, a Neuroscience PhD student, tests out Google Glass.

The Not-So-Small Price for Scientific Research

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From the series Science Through Unpolished Glass The Not-So-Small Price for Scientific Research By Brian Leung Brian is a PhD student in the USC Neuroscience program These past few weeks, every news organization and social media website has been posting about the discourse happening in Washington DC and the employees affected by the shut down. To […]

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Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce the launching of the 2014 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award.  The purpose of the Graduate Arts Award is to help cultivate the next generation of great artists and writers.  This award, worth up to $50,000 per year, will recognize and reward the most promising artists […]