Giving Mental Health a Voice

With a long-term goal to empower individuals to become high-functioning members of society, USC law professor and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Elyn Saks held a symposium on Supported Decision-Making.

Students hack for health

The inaugural USC Hack for Health event brings together students from across disciplines to find new ways of turning technology against cancer.

Emily Ryo, Immigration Scholar, Awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Emily Ryo, a professor at the USC Gould School of Law, has been awarded a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. Ryo, an expert  in the field of immigration and criminal law, was selected for her innovative and cutting-edge research on unauthorized migration, the legal attitudes of noncitizens, and immigration detention.

Professor fights opioid epidemic with award-winning app

Talib Omer’s app, OD Help, is an Uber-like service that would link enrolled carriers of Naloxone to people who are suffering an opioid overdose. Naloxone can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose when administered quickly.