USC in the News
USC in the News 2/5/2013
Bloomberg Businessweek ran a column by Warren Bennis of the USC Marshall School about MBA mentorship at the USC Marshall School. Bennis said that mentoring is a critical component of any MBA program, and John Bertrand of the USC Marshall School agreed. One of the key factors in the programs success is Bertrand himself, a Marshall School alum who is steeped in the famous Trojan Network, Bennis wrote. Because of his connections, hes been able to recruit about 40 mentors, many of whom hes known for years. In fact, hes been leading this effort for the past 15 years.
Macleans (Canada) highlighted research by Richard Easterlin of the USC Dornsife College finding that life satisfaction among Chinese citizens declined between 1990 and the mid-00s. The study found that the loss of social safety nets and income inequality drove much of that dissatisfaction. The evidence is that the rich-poor gap in life satisfaction in China is quite high relative to most countries, Easterlin said.
The Huffington Post ran a column by Martin Kaplan of the USC Annenberg School about health care in America. Compare the health of the American people with our peer nations, Kaplan wrote. Side by side with the worlds wealthy democracies, America comes in last, and over the past several decades, its only gotten worse.
NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV interviewed Jack Lerner of the USC Gould School about online privacy and the Manti Teo hoax.
International Business Times quoted Jonathan Taplin of the USC Annenberg School about Twitter response to Dodges So God Made a Farmer Super Bowl commercial.
Zocalo Public Square ran an op-ed by a USC alumnus about new security measures at USC.