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March 16, 2018

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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It's a Match! Graduating medical students celebrate residency news

Across the country, thousands of future physicians opened envelopes at exactly the same time, toasting and cheering as the graduating medical students learned where they will be spending their residency. Nearly 160 Keck School students joined the celebrations at 9 a.m. Friday morning on Pappas Quad, marking one of the last steps before receiving their MD.

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Tips for a better bedtime during Sleep Awareness Week

Do the effects of the Daylight Savings switch seem to linger all year long? You're not alone. Members of the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice offer tips to improve overall health by improving the quantity and quality of sleep.

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Helping genomics research reflect more accurate demographics

By 2050, America's nationwide population will resemble the current makeup of Los Angeles — a much more diverse range of backgrounds. But to date, the majority of genomic data used for studies of disease has been skewed toward Caucasians. USC researchers are taking steps to change that by expanding the spectrum of genomic studies.

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Summer job inspires online student to turn passion into profession

Seven years after qualifying as a lifeguard, Jonathan Robinson has turned his passion into a profession. The aspiring physician is pursuing his Master of Public Health degree in global health leadership online while traveling the world for the International Surf Lifesaving Association.

Featured Event

The Saban Research Institute Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Event: "Research Readiness Workshop: Data Visualization for Knowledge Generation," Tarek Azzam, PhD, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd.

Info: tecpad@chla.usc.edu

RSVP: https://tsri.eventbrite.com

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