USC in the News
USC in the News 1/17/2013
United Press International featured research by Dowell Myers of the USC Price School finding that a decline in Californias child population could harm the states economic future. ABC News World News reported that the children of immigrants play a vital role in the states future, driving its economy and purchasing homes from aging baby boomers. Myers said that providing better working conditions for mothers would be beneficial for the long-term health of the state. That matters, he said. Show more respect for moms! The research was also covered by ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV.
The Art Newspaper quoted Paul Sietsema of the USC Roski School and USC Roski School alumnus Sean Townley about Los Angeles art schools. The story stated that the USC Roski School has emerged as an arts education leader in the past few years, overtaking the California Institute of the Arts and University of California, Los Angeles. I like USC because of how intense it is, and how small it is, Sietsema said. I feel as though I had several mentors, Townley added. The article mentioned a potential partnership between USC and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
The Sacramento Bee reported that former Republican Sen. Tony Strickland will become a fellow at the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC. Ventura County Star noted that Strickland will participate in panel discussions on political and public policy issues. Plans are underway for Strickland to partner with Dan Schnur of the USC Dornsife College to teach a fall class titled The Future of California. I was flattered that he reached out to me, Strickland said. He has a real gift for helping young people understand that politics and government and public service arent just for old people, Schnur said.
Business Insider ran a column by Ira Kalb of the USC Marshall School about the Boeing Dreamliner and how an emergency landing may have tarnished its brand. To get in front of the story, Boeing needs to quote independent experts and the FAA to confirm that the plane is safe in spite of the glitches, Kalb wrote.
The Washington Post cited Andrea Hricko of the Keck School of USC regarding Marylands Port of Baltimore and its ability to accommodate large cargo ships. Hricko was also cited by Politico, Poynter and Washington City Paper.
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about President Obamas new gun control proposals.
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV interviewed Estela Bensimon of the USC Rossier School about California higher education, and the tradeoff between schooling and research.
KPCC-FM interviewed Ira Kalb of the USC Marshall School about Dunkin Donuts expanding into Southern California.
The Washington Post, in an Associated Press story, mentioned that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger founded the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy last year.
The Huffington Post highlighted research by Heather Volk of the Keck School of USC finding a link between autism and air pollution.