Marking Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, USC researchers are analyzing brain scans and big data, creating preventive medication, developing a vaccine, tracing disease progression, helping caregivers, building socially assistive robots and more to address Alzheimer’s and the complex problems that come with it. More than 70 USC researchers from across disciplines are dedicated to the […]
Nearly 40 percent of jobs in the United States may be vulnerable to automation, computerization, artificial intelligence, robots and other machines within 15 years, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. USC experts in manufacturing, technology, labor, education and business discuss the continued growing pains for work and society in the age of automation. Image: Illustration/iStock Contact: Ian Chaffee […]
How have the nation’s traditional retailers gone bankrupt? The answer — gradually, and then suddenly
This year has been particularly cruel to chains across all market segments as more have filed for bankruptcy protection in four months than did during the entirety of 2016. USC experts in business, policy, architecture and culture discuss the current sea change in the retail market as storefronts continue to shutter under the weight of […]
USC’s Neighborhood Academic Initiative sets local students on the path to college as early as sixth grade. Sixty graduates will head to college, including 22 who were admitted to USC on full-ride scholarships. More than 80 percent of NAI’s students are the first in their families to attend college. Nearly 1,000 students have graduated from […]
On April 29, President Trump will commemorate 100 days in office. USC experts explain the challenges he faces and the ups and downs of his first days in the White House. Also, the USC Dornsife College’s Unruh Institute of Politics will host the “Trump’s First 100 Days,” on Wednesday, April 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Details […]
Environmentalists, scientists and citizens concerned about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take to the streets in the #MarchForScience Contact: Zen Vuong at (213) 300-1381 or email@example.com Earth Day was created 47 years ago to raise awareness that the United States did not have legal or regulatory mechanisms to protect the environment. Months […]
USC experts explore tax issues including reform, the reach of tax collectors, data security risks, government spending, and motivation for those who file at the last minute. Contact: Ron Mackovich at (213) 740-6156 or firstname.lastname@example.org What tax reform really means “Like April flowers, talk of tax reform is blooming everywhere. The difficulty, though, is […]
Since 2013, drones have saved an average of one life a week, according to DJI Technology, the largest maker of civilian drones. Just this year, drones have been used in everything from Super Bowl halftime shows to Amazon and UPS package delivery tests. Drones can also be used for search and rescue during earthquakes, for […]
With characters who have autism in “Sesame Street,” the new Power Rangers movie and even a new film from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, more attention than ever is being given to the challenges posed by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As the calendar turns to April and National Autism Awareness Month, USC experts in engineering, education, medicine, business and cinema discuss the topic.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at rolling back the Clean Power Plan rule and other Obama administration initiatives to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change.