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Student StoriesUp Until 7th Grade, I Planned On Becoming A Sport Broadcaster, It Wasn’t Until My Best Friend Took Me To A Professional Hockey Games That I Realized I Wanted To Become A Dentist. After Years Of Spending Time With Various Athletes And Observing The Lack Of Oral Health Education And Lack Of Protection Players Had, I Realized I Wanted To Make A Change. Dentistry Allows Me To Entwine My Love Of Sports And Passion Of Helping Others.
Student StoriesNowhere are the students more happy, engaged and well-rounded than at USC. The benefits associated with an elite private research university cannot be overstated. Being on the main campus, and in such a vibrant city, there is so much to experience and be a part of. Ostrow has something for everyone, and it's great to see all of the students taking advantage of everything it has to offer.
Student StoriesGet involved with all that Ostrow and USC has to offer, such as study clubs, community outreach, research and student government and definitely go to a football game! Don't get overwhelmed by the academics and hide behind books all the time because the memories you make will not come from when you were studying, but rather the time you spent immersed in fun and rewarding activities with your friends and classmates.
MOST OF MY — AND MY PARENTS’ — LIFE HAS BEEN ABOUT SERVING OTHERS. In Indian Sikh culture, we call it Seva, which means “selfless service.” Throughout the years of my volunteer experiences in the United States and abroad, I have mostly served children. People often ask me why service is so important to me. For […]
Students talked, we listened, providing them a one-year subscription to a popular online medical learning service. EARLY IN THEIR DENTAL SCHOOL DAYS, while preparing for exams, Ashley Mach DDS ’21 and Aimi Nguyen DDS ’20 would often find themselves scouring YouTube for videos to supplement what they had been learning in their problem-based learning (PBL) […]
Trojan Dental Family members retool lab to 3-D print masks rated higher than N95 during the coronavirus crisis. AS A RESULT OF THE CORONAVIRUS’ SPREAD, business had already begun to slow at Burbank Dental Lab, a family-owned lab that fabricates dental restorations, including dental implants, crowns and dentures. But, on March 19, when California Governor […]
A new study finds how a specific gene can impact neurodevelopment and lead to macrocephaly and autism spectrum disorder. When brains begin developing, there are a lot of moving parts — and when mutations happen in early neurodevelopment, it can lead to disorders like macrocephaly and autism. But scientists don’t know much about the ways […]
The investment ensures Ostrow’s first named program, The Dr. Glenn T. Clark Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Program, continues educating the profession’s finest for years to come USC’s advanced program in orofacial pain has been provided a significant financial endowment — ensuring its place at USC for years to come — thanks to a […]