USC in the News

USC In the News 4/8 to 4/10/2017

Politico, ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV and The Press-Telegram featured an event hosted by the USC Price School's Schwarzenegger Institute on the importance of after-school programs and proposed funding cuts at the federal level.

San Francisco Chronicle, Men's Fitness, Tech Times and Economic Times (India) highlighted research by Alicia McDonough and Jang Youn of Keck Medicine of USC showing that potassium-rich foods can lower blood pressure. Potassium-rich foods include sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas and coffees. "Eating a high potassium diet is like taking a diuretic," McDonough said.

KCET-TV featured the USC Fisher Museum's collaboration with a mother-daughter artist team. The story mentioned two past exhibits hosted at the USC museum and noted a collaboration between Lita Albuquerque and USC Fisher Museum Director Selma Holo.

University Herald highlighted the selection of Deepak Chopra at the speaker for USC's baccalaureate ceremony in May. The baccalaureate ceremony occurs the day before commencement and is a nondenominational interfaith celebration.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Harry Deangelo of the USC Marshall School about long-term strategies for investors in a "winner takes all" economy.

Los Angeles Times quoted Thomas Hollihan of the USC Annenberg School about the need to agree on a common set of facts for opposing parties to have a meaningful political conversation.

Los Angeles Times quoted Michael Chasalow of the USC Gould School about the impact shareholder voting will have on corporate governance at Wells Fargo.

Los Angeles Times quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about how Republicans in California can reassure their constituents by criticizing President Donald Trump.

CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV interviewed Josh Lockman of the USC Gould School about the recent airstrikes on Syria by the United States.

KPCC-FM's "Take Two" quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about America's missile strike against Syrian forces and California politics.

Vox quoted David Kang of the USC Dornsife College on how China is far behind the United States in military technology capabilities.

The Sacramento Bee quoted Jonathan Samet of Keck Medicine of USC on why cellphone radiation may be a "possible human carcinogen."

San Jose Mercury News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the evolution of California Governor Jerry's Brown's political strategy.

The Desert Sun quoted William Tierney of the USC Rossier School on why some students are not prepared for college after high school.

Business Insider quoted Jonas Kaplan of the USC Dornsife College's Brain and Creativity Institute about people's natural tendency to dismiss opposing political views.

The Toronto Star quoted Laurie Brand of the USC Dornsife College's Middle East Studies program on President Donald Trump's lack of a cohesive world view.

The Press-Telegram quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about the reality of Compton's falling crime rate compared to society's perceptions.

The Press-Enterprise quoted Clayton Dube of the USC Annenberg School's U.S.-China Institute about the importance of America and China's relationship.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute on the limited appeal of golf for the millennial audience.

Opposing Views quoted Frank Gililland of Keck Medicine of USC on whether or not there is a link between air pollution and infants with a lower birth weight.

The New York Times cited research by Noli Brazil of the USC Dornsife College's Spatial Sciences Institute on the impact Uber and other ride-sharing companies have on the rate of drunk driving accidents.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, in an op-ed arguing for more partnerships between universities and philanthropic foundations, mentioned USC.

San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on what President Donald Trump could learn from former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

KPCC-FM cited research by Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration on the proportion of Los Angeles' immigrant population that hails from Mexico.

The Huffington Post ran a column by Robert Sheer of the USC Annenberg School interviewing William Blum of the Annenberg School about immigrant scapegoating by presidential administrations.

The Christian Science Monitor and Mother Nature Network cited a law review article by Christopher Stone, professor emeritus of the USC Gould School, on whether trees should have legal standing.

New York Post mentioned the USC Shoah Foundation in a story about a World War II survivor's testimony that was catalogued by USC.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette cited research by Emily Putnam-Hornstein of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and colleagues on how to best use digital data collection to screen and track child welfare.

Esquire mentioned a new book by Jonathan Taplin of the USC Annenberg School called Move Fast and Break Things.

Inquisitr cited a study by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative and colleagues on the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the entertainment industry.

Jewish Journal published commentary by Marty Kaplan of the USC Annenberg School about how tethered people's lives are to technology.

Pasadena Now reported on programming by the USC Pacific Asia Museum.