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February 12th, 2014

SOURCE ALERT: Keck Medicine of USC experts available to discuss new stroke treatments and research

Contacts: Leslie Ridgeway at (323) 442-2823 or lridgewa@usc.edu; Alison Trinidad at (323) 442-3941 or alison.trinidad@usc.edu By the time you read this, someone in the United States has had a stroke. Stroke happens every 40 seconds in the U.S. and is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. Even more […]

February 4th, 2014

SOURCE ALERT: Experts Available to Speak About California Drought

Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu Despite this week’s light rain, California remains locked in a three-year drought with no significant relief in sight. USC scientists and engineers can help explain the significance of this drought and new technology aimed at relieving the burden on the state’s tight water supply. Sarah Feakins, Assistant […]

January 31st, 2014

SOURCE ALERT: USC Experts for the Sochi Winter Olympics

Contact: Andrew Good at (213) 740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu. USC experts are available to discuss the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. This year’s stories include the role of social media in reporting, the threat of terrorism and the chance of LGBT rights protests during the games. Why #triplelutz might appear in your Twitter feed Daniel Durbin […]

September 10th, 2013

SOURCE ALERT: Q&A on the new Apple iPhone 5S and 5C

USC experts can discuss the phone’s impact on emerging world markets. Q&A below. Contact: Andrew Good at (213) 740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu Omar Al Sawy is an expert in digital business strategies and can discuss the iPhone’s impact on emerging world markets. The iPhone 5C is designed to be a more affordable product to compete for the attention […]

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August 28th, 2013

SOURCE ALERT: USC Experts On New York Times Hacking

Cybersecurity issues expose new risks to news media, government and private Internet users. Contact: Andrew Good at 213-740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu. How Do Hackers Pick Their Targets? B. Clifford Neuman is an expert in cybersecurity, e-commerce and online payments. He is director of the USC Center for Computer Systems security and associate research professor at the […]

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August 15th, 2013

SOURCE ALERT: USC Experts on Egypt’s Political Turmoil

Contact: Andrew Good at 213-740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu Josh Lockman is an expert in international law and the Middle East at the USC Gould School of Law. He can discuss U.S. foreign policy, Egypt’s political structure and how the crisis there will impact relations with Israel, Turkey, Iran and others. “This may be the biggest foreign policy crisis […]

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July 12th, 2013

SOURCE ALERT: USC Experts Can Comment on Edward Snowden Meeting with Human Rights Organizations

Contact: Andrew Good at 213-740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu. Edwin Smith is an international law expert at the USC Gould School of Law. He can comment on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden’s attempt at seeking asylum in Latin America and Russia. He can also comment on efforts by the United States to extradite Snowden. Contact Smith at (213) 740-2563 […]

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June 19th, 2013

USC Experts Can Comment on Supreme Court Decisions

Decisions on DOMA/same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action expected to be handed down as soon as 6/20. Contact: Gilien Silsby at 213-500-8673, 213-740-9690 or gsilsby@law.usc.edu; Andrew Good at 213-740-8606 or gooda@usc.edu. DOMA/same-sex marriage David Cruz is an expert on constitutional law, civil rights and gay rights at the USC Gould School of […]

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