USC in the News
USC in the News 12/18/2012
The New York Times ran an obituary for businessman Forrest Shumway, who joined USCs board of trustees in 1968 and served as chairman from 1990 to 1995. During his tenure, Shumway headed the selection committee that picked USC President Emeritus Steven B. Sample.
Voice of America interviewed Lawrence Palinkas of the USC School of Social Work about the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. Targeting young kids has become increasingly common, Palinkas said. Generally, when helpless populations are victimized like that, its usually to send a message of intense anger. A second Voice of America story interviewed Palinkas.
NBC News San Francisco affiliate KNTV-TV interviewed John Gaspari, executive director of the USC Center for Work and Family Life, about how children deal with tragedies like the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
KCRW-FM interviewed Ron Avi Astor of the USC School of Social Work about the Newtown, Conn., school shootings, gun control and mental health.
San Gabriel Valley News quoted CarolAnn Peterson of the USC School of Social Work about three siblings who committed suicide.
KPCC-FMs AirTalk mentioned that a Los Angeles Police Department cadet graduation ceremony was held at USCs Galen Center.