An interdisciplinary team of USC experts is working with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority on this year’s Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count to provide an accurate estimate of the area’s homeless population and identify its greatest needs.
USC experts in technology, finance, law and media available to discuss the big “coming out party” this week for Snapchat’s parent company, Venice Beach’s Snap, Inc.
Last month, Congress took the first step toward repeal of the health insurance law, the Affordable Care Act, and now lawmakers are crafting alternatives to replace the ACA. USC experts, from medicine to health care policy, weigh in.
This year’s Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots is overshadowed by politics, including the lingering tensions over “deflategate,” while it is business as usual for advertisers that hope to cash in on viewers, USC experts say.
The practice takes place years after FTC ruled cartoon characters should not be used to sell tobacco.
To complete this year’s Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is working with a team of USC experts who will gather and analyze the data. In addition, a USC-wide collaboration of engineers and social workers, architects and scientists, sociologists and students, will work to address the medical and mental health challenges, housing shortages, poverty and crime issues surrounding homelessness.
USC experts in music, film, media and marketing are available to discuss the issues surrounding the film industry’s annual celebration of itself.
More U.S. consumers than ever—68 percent (roughly 170 million people)—plan to purchase technology gifts this holiday season, a six percent increase over last year, according to the Consumer Technology Association. Many of these gifts will end up being wearables, drones, virtual reality headsets, smart home devices, and other “bleeding edge” digital toys
USC has more than 55 researchers working to demystify Alzheimer’s disease and find ways to prevent, treat and cure it. In addition to internationally-recognized scientists scouring multiple paths to find ground zero of the disease, some USC experts are hard at work deciphering what it means to society and families when more than 5 million Americans live with this age-related malady.
Seventeen propositions are included on California’s Nov. 8 ballot and the USC professors below are prepared to address media inquiries on the following topics. Contact: USC Media Relations at (213) 740-2215 or firstname.lastname@example.org Proposition 56: Increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increases on electronic cigarettes that contain nicotine and other tobacco products. […]