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Usc Wins Gold

We’re excited to announce that four Gerald and Cullen Rapp artists played a huge role in the success of USC Dornsife’s award winning Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Food issue! USC Dornslife received a gold medal for best periodical and Rappsters Stephanie Dalton Cowan, Nigel Buchanan, Peter and Maria Hoey  and David Brinley used their diverse skills to help win the award for overall artistic merit.  And a big thank you to art director Dan Knapp for his support.  Please take a look at our contributors below.


Stephanie Dalton Cowan, “Brave New World”

By studying transatlantic food culture through the lens of an 18-th century unpublished cookbook, doctoral student Juliette Parsons sheds light on the formation of modern American eating habits.


Peter and Maria Hoey, “The Vicious Cycle”

Contemplating devouring that doughnut? Biologist Scott Kanoski’s research shows that eating junk food tricks the brain into wanting to reach for that sugary or fatty treat.


David Brinley, “All Grown Up”

The Trojan Guardian Scholarship program helps Lucere Moyola connect with her true inner power.


Nigel Buchanan, “Writer and Composer”

A unique interdisciplinary collaboration that involves students from three graduate-level courses offered through USC Dornsife and USC Thornton School of Music.