Safari of the Soul: Reducing Water Poverty

by Pavitra Krishnamani In addition to supporting the University of Southern California, Dana and David Dornsife serve as incredible role models for students by virtue of their work alleviating water poverty in Africa with the organization World Vision. The Dornsifes spoke about their humanitarian work at the Visions and Voices…

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Disaster Relief

by Lu Tian Disasters often occur without a warning, leaving large-scale destruction, death, and mass hysteria at its wake. They destroy homes and livelihoods. For those lucky to survive, struggling to fulfill the basic needs of food and shelter is hard enough. Accommodating immediate disaster relief and long-term reconstruction require…

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Scholarships for Serving the Underserved

by Morgan Cheeks With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, analysts estimate that nearly 30 million Americans will be newly insured by the end of this decade, drastically increasing the need for primary care health workers. The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts a shortage of 90,000 physicians by…

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Gala Honors 40 Years of JEP

by Katrina Maddela On October 29, USC’s JEP celebrated 40 years of commitment and service to the community.  The anniversary gala was held at Town and Gown, and key speakers included Dean Steve Kay, actress America Ferrera, and Trojan Health Volunteers founder Dr. Daniel Potter. Both Ferrera and Potter spoke…

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Student EMTs: Entrusted with Saving Lives

by Kausar Ali Tremendous pressure, life-or-death situations, and split-second decisions characterize the field of emergency medical care. Any trauma or accident that is called in to 9-1-1 is immediately addressed by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics. These specialists are trained for extremely stressful situations. They learn basic emergency care…

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