Art for an issue of our time
Mexican artists have translated migrants’ perilous rail journeys into works featured at the “MONTARlaBestia” exhibit at the USC Fisher Museum of Art.
Scarlet fever left Tommy Hoag with faulty kidneys at age 6. He became Children's Hospital Los Angeles' first kidney transplant patient in 1967. Today that kidney is still going strong. He recently celebrated with his Keck School of Medicine of USC doctor, CHLA staff and a special patient.
The veteran broadcast journalist had directed the USC Annenberg School for Journalism since summer 2014. “Willow Bay is exactly the right person to lead USC Annenberg at this important time, given the dramatic changes in communications and journalism,” says USC Provost Michael Quick.
Economist Sir Angus Deaton, best known for his research into poverty, health and well-being, will join USC Dornsife in April. The Presidential Professor title is a rare honor reserved for faculty members who combine the highest academic recognition and key contributions to society.
The lauded scientist, who helped shape the development of organic chemistry in the second half of the 20th century, played a major role in establishing USC as a notable center of advanced hydrocarbon chemistry and proposing the methanol economy. He was 89.