June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018


Magazine: Brothers Flip Scripts on Careers

The Boyd brothers in LAJune 25, 2018After pursuing careers in different fields, two Comet brothers, VJ Boyd BA’02 and Justin Boyd BA’06, decided to chase their dreams as screenwriters in Hollywood. read more

E-Whiskers May Be Touchstone for Future of E-Skin

June 25, 2018Researchers used shape-memory polymers to create e-whiskers, which could be a significant advancement toward engineering electronic human skin. read more

Grad Puts Sustainability Passion to Work at Zoo

Peera at zoo, elephant in backgroundJune 21, 2018Aasya Peera BA’18 worked this spring as an environmental services intern with the zoo, helping on projects such as reducing energy consumption, minimizing chemical use and increasing educational awareness. read more

Undergraduate Researchers Win Goldwater Awards

Sydney ShermanJune 21, 2018Sydney Sherman and Rachel Meade have received full scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. read more

Magazine: Hope for Chronic Pain Relief Grows

Price, Dussor, Campbell pose on stairsJune 18, 2018Drs. Ted Price BS’97, Greg Dussor and Zak Campbell are attacking pain from varied angles, each with his own focus, background and motivation for understanding it, reducing it and pre-empting it. read more

Duo Creates Gaming Company with Campus Tools

person wearing virtual reality headsetJune 18, 2018Software engineering senior Brian Hoang and recent grad Marwan Kodeih turn a virtual reality game into a thriving tech business with help from Blackstone LaunchPad. read more

Fundraising Focus Took Upturn During Downturn

Lee in classroomJune 14, 2018Dr. Young-Joo Lee, associate professor of public and nonprofit management, examined how some nonprofits’ spending priorities changed before, during and after the recession that began in 2007. read more

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