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February 17th, 2005

USC Dental Researchers Develop First Test for Predicting Cavities in Children

Contact: Carl Marziali (213) 740-4751 email: marziali@usc.edu A simple saliva test can predict for the first time whether children will get cavities, how many cavities they will get and even which teeth are most vulnerable, USC researchers say. Developed by a USC School of Dentistry team led by professor Paul Denny, the test quantifies the […]

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February 15th, 2005

NHL LABOR DISPUTE: USC SPORTS BUSINESS EXPERT AVAILABLE

Contact: Elaine Lapriore, (213) 740-7895 or lapriore@usc.edu WHO: David Carter, University of Southern California professor of sports business, can address the short, medium, and long term impacts on the National Hockey League, its franchises, sponsors, and television partners. CONTACT: (310) 316-8825 (office), (213) 434-1070 (cell) or david.carter@marshall.usc.edu CARTERADV.EL

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February 11th, 2005

USC California Policy Institute to Link Policymakers and Researchers

Contacts: Darren Schenck, USC School of Policy, Planning and Development schenck@usc.edu; 213-740-1859 Elaine Lapriore, USC News Service lapriore@usc.edu; 213-740-7895 The USC California Policy Institute, a bridge between California’s research and policy communities, will open Feb. 15 in Sacramento. The nonpartisan institute will disseminate high-quality research about health, education and governance from both USC and non-USC […]

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January 31st, 2005

Violence in Grade Schools a Global Problem, Says USC Researcher

Contact Elaine Lapriore (213) 740-7895 email: lapriore@usc.edu Bullying, weapon use and sexual harassment in schools are an interrelated, global and damaging problem, especially among grade-school children, according to a new book by professors at the University of Southern California and Hebrew University. “School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School and Gender” (Oxford University Press) […]

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January 26th, 2005

USC EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON TRAIN DERAILMENT AND COLLISION NEAR LOS ANGELES

Contact: USC News Service, (213) 740-2215 MEDIA ADVISORY NAJMEDIN MESHKATI, USC engineering professor, specializes in ergonomics, human error and the safety of large-scale technological systems. He was quoted widely during the 2003 Metrolink crash in Burbank and examined that site. Contact at: (213) 740-8765 or meshkati@usc.edu JIM MOORE, USC engineering professor, can discuss transportation engineering […]

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January 25th, 2005

Large Shifts in Immigrant Mix Projected

Contact: Elaine Lapriore (213) 740-7985 email: lapriore@usc.edu EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:30 A.M., JAN. 25, 2005 PRESS CONFERENCE 10:30 A.M., Jan. 25, 2005 State Capitol Building, 10th and L Streets, Sacramento A new USC study focuses on the long-term impact of immigration in California, showing the growth of a Latino population with rising levels of education, English […]

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January 25th, 2005

Large Shifts in Immigrant Mix Projected

Contact: Elaine Lapriore (213) 740-7985 email: lapriore@usc.edu EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:30 A.M., JAN. 25, 2005 PRESS CONFERENCE 10:30 A.M., Jan. 25, 2005 State Capitol Building, 10th and L Streets, Sacramento A new USC study focuses on the long-term impact of immigration in California, showing the growth of a Latino population with rising levels of education, English […]

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January 10th, 2005

USC TSUNAMI RESEARCHER JOSÉ BORRERO TO SPEAK AT SURFING REEF SYMPOSIUM JAN. 12-14

Contact: Gia Scafidi, USC News Service, (213) 740-2215 Diane Ainsworth, USC Viterbi School, (213) 821-5808 MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Tsunami researcher José Borrero, a member of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, will discuss the science, economics and coastal zone management of surfing at the 4th International Surfing Reef Symposium. The symposium, co-hosted by USC and […]

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November 30th, 2004

USC’s William Deverell to Speak in San Pedro on Dec. 2

Contact: Usha Sutliff, USC News Service, (213) 740-2215 Linda Grimes, GraceNet, (310) 732-0010 WHO: William Deverell, a USC history professor, will read from his book “Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of its American Past ” (University of California Press, 2004). The book documents six developments in the city of Los […]

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November 11th, 2004

Yasser Arafat

RICHARD DEKMEJIAN, professor of political science, is an expert in Middle East politics and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Contact: (213) 740-3619 (office) or dekmejia@usc.edu. LAURIE BRAND, professor of international relations, is an expert in Palestinian affairs, inter-Arab politics, Arab-Israeli peace efforts and the Middle Eastern political economy. Contact: (213) 740-3651 or brand@usc.edu.

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