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Celebrating Black history: Trojans create art inspired by social justice

More than 100 participants of all artistic skill levels attended “Black History in the Making” and enjoyed an evening of communal expression. Black History in the Making,” a unique online event during which Trojans and others each painted an art… Read more

Caregivers struggle with barriers to getting COVID vaccines for elderly immigrant parents

It’s already hard enough for elderly immigrants to receive the health care they need. USC caregivers and medical experts explain how the pandemic has made it worse — and what can be done to help. by Gustavo Solis As COVID… Read more

Mobile dental clinic keeps kids smiling through the pandemic

The clinic — operated by the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and serving thousands annually — won’t let COVID-19 cut down on care for Angelenos in need. The pain was unbearable. The headaches were relentless. When Mahogany Jones… Read more

USC tackles vaccination inequities with community COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Keck Medicine of USC representatives worked with community leaders, went door to door and even set up a shuttle to help unvaccinated Los Angeles residents get their first shots. by Gustavo Solis Keck Medicine of USC nurses and USC School of Pharmacy students… Read more