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November 20th, 2014

Studying for Finals? Let Classical Music Help

CONTACT: Allison Engel 213/740-1927 allison.engel@usc.edu As the season of cramming and finals approaches, get help with a healthy, easily-accessible study aid – classical music.  It’s a solution that’s available 24/7 at Classical KUSC, either on the radio dial, live-streamed at kusc.org or on your mobile device using the new version of its free app. Recently, […]

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November 19th, 2014

SOURCE ALERT: USC Experts Available to Discuss President Obama’s Immigration Reforms

Contact: Andrew Good at (213) 740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu. Manuel Pastor Co-Director of USC’s Center for Immigrant Integration Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Manuel Pastor is an expert on sustainable urban development and social justice. He can discuss American immigration policy and how […]

November 19th, 2014

Survey: Americans Concerned About Ebola Spreading Abroad But Not in the U.S.

Three in four cite local TV news as their source of information on the outbreak Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu According to a new nationwide survey, most Americans are worried about the spread of Ebola abroad, but less about it affecting America or their own families. Of those surveyed, 66 percent expressed […]

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November 18th, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: USC Awards LAPD $100,000 for Cadet Leadership Program on Wed., Nov. 19

Contact: Eddie North-Hager at (213) 740-9335 or edwardnh@usc.edu. WHAT: The Los Angeles Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 annual grant from the University of Southern California for the Cadet Leadership Program. WHEN: 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19 WHERE: USC, Argue Plaza, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90089 PARKING: RSVP for details. WHO: LAPD […]

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November 12th, 2014

Keck Medicine of USC research links tobacco smoke and roadway air pollution with childhood obesity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 a.m. EDT (EST) / 6 a.m. PDT (PST) Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 Contact: Leslie Ridgeway at (323) 442-2823 or lridgewa@usc.edu For a copy of the study, contact Leslie Ridgeway. LOS ANGELES — New research from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) bolsters evidence that exposure to tobacco smoke […]

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November 11th, 2014

USC Kaufman School of Dance Assembles a Stellar Opening Day Faculty

CONTACT: Evan Calbi 213/740-3229 or calbi@thornton.usc.edu The University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance welcomes six renowned choreographers and performers as faculty members and artists in residence to its already illustrious and diverse faculty: Desmond Richardson, a legendary dancer and celebrated performer whose work spans from stage to screen; Patrick Corbin, a choreographer […]

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November 11th, 2014

Study: Baby Boomers Will Drive Explosion in Alzheimer’s-Related Costs in Coming Decades

Models show that the number of Alzheimer’s patients will more than double in 40 years, and costs associated with their care will nearly quintuple Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu As baby boomers reach their sunset years, shifting nationwide demographics with them, the financial burden of Alzheimer’s disease on the United States will […]

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November 10th, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at USC

Contact: USC Media Relations at (213) 740-2215 or uscnews@usc.edu USC was honored to host founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Clinton addressed a capacity crowd of USC students, faculty and guests Friday in the 1,275-seat Bovard Auditorium. USC President C. L. Max Nikias introduced the famous son […]

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November 10th, 2014

USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll: Californians say they want change but still approve of Sens. Boxer and Feinstein

Strong support for California’s emerging generation of Democratic leaders Contact: Merrill Balassone at balasson@usc.edu or (213) 740-6156; Michelle Boston at msboston@dornsife.usc.edu or (213) 821-9311 Los Angeles, November 8, 2014 — A strong majority of California voters say they are ready for change even as they continue to support U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, […]

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November 7th, 2014

Offshore Islands Amplify, Rather Than Dissipate, a Tsunami’s Power

Study Inspired by 2010 Tsunami Yields Findings That Fly in the Face of Generations of Common Wisdom Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu A long-held belief that offshore islands protect the mainland from tsunamis turns out to be the exact opposite of the truth, according to a new study. Common wisdom — from […]

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