As increasingly sophisticated technology, including the new James Webb Space Telescope, will allow us to observe some of the oldest and most distant objects in the universe, other experiments are being developed to observe the birth of the universe itself. Join two of USC Dornsife’s top experts as they discuss the most spectacular gravitational extremes… Read More »The Big Bang and Black Holes: Exploring the Extremes of the Universe
Pollsters anticipate November’s midterm election will be especially favorable for the Republican party. But are the prospects for Democratic candidates as dim as many experts predict? What are the most important factors that will influence the outcome, what are some of the most important races to watch, and what’s the likelihood that control of the… Read More »2022 Midterms: Who Will Control Congress?
At times revered and at other times persecuted, witches and the phenomenon of witchcraft span global cultures and centuries of history, remaining popular even today. But what exactly is a witch and what do they practice? Were those famously persecuted for witchcraft throughout Europe and colonial America really even witches? And, what’s up with those… Read More »Witches: Beyond Myths and Magic
Nuclear energy is hot again. After decades of activism to close nuclear reactors and shifts to other forms of energy, a growing number of political leaders and environmentalists support a renewed investment in nuclear power. Concerns around energy security and the growing need for decarbonization are also giving many nuclear plants life extensions. Why have… Read More »Nuclear Energy: Should It Power Our Cities?
For many, the start of a new year signals a renewed interest in healthier eating, but what does that mean? The research regarding what — and when — we should eat has evolved quite a bit. Bring your questions for our experts during this live discussion and learn how people of all ages can improve their health through better… Read More »Dornsife Dialogues: Eating Right for a Better, Longer Life
For nearly 200 years, stand-up comedians haven’t just been reflecting society, they’ve been influencing it through pointed social commentary. Join us for a live discussion about the evolution of the art form, some of the most influential comedians, the growing challenge of censorship, and much more. Tue., Feb. 28Noon – 1 p.m. PT 3 – 4 p.m. ET via… Read More »Partner Event Dornsife Dialogue – Stand-Up Comedy: Its historic influence on society