Apr 112012
 
From Science to Service

USC is home to a vast array of aging-related research, as evidenced by the impressive speakers and scope of the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s third annual interdisciplinary symposium, “What’s Hot in Aging Research at USC.” As experts from across campus, including from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Social Work, united at the [Continue Reading...]

Apr 092012
 
Shaping the Future

Mentors mold us every day, but all too often their world-changing contributions go unnoticed. Happily, that’s not the case for the USC Davis School of Gerontology’s Susan Enguidanos, Ph.D., and Sean Curran, Ph.D., who won 2012 USC Mellon Mentoring Awards. Enguidanos was recognized for her work mentoring graduate students, with many alums submitting letters on [Continue Reading...]

Apr 092012
 
Rising Researcher

Emotions color and control so much of what we do, and why. As we age—biologically, psychologically, socially—our emotional responses change and grow more complicated. Exploring this vast, ever-shifting backdrop to human behavior is the passion of USC Davis School of Gerontology doctoral student Allison Foertsch, who was recently awarded a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) [Continue Reading...]