USC in the News

USC In the News 4/13/2017

Wired highlighted Thomas Anthony of the USC Viterbi School's Aviation Safety and Security program and the facility where students train aircraft crash investigators. The warehouse on the USC Health Sciences Campus is home to crashed aircraft after they have been examined by the National Transportation Safety Board and insurance companies. Studying the crash debris provides lessons that "could extend far beyond [one] individual aircraft," Anthony said.

Los Angeles Business Journal featured research by Raphael Bostic of the USC Price School and the Los Angeles Business Council finding the city's high housing costs discourages outsiders from entering the Los Angeles job market. "Though we have yet to see a critical mass of businesses priced out of the region, this is an area of concern," Bostic said. The story also mentioned Bostic's recent appointment to head the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank.

STAT featured research by Rebecca Myerson of the USC Schaeffer Center and colleagues on how regulating the amount of trans fats people consume can be beneficial for public health. According to Myerson, the restriction forced consumers to make healthier choices when information about the content of their food was not available. In addition, "If there are differences between racial groups, it would be interesting to see whether a national [trans fat] restriction could narrow that gap," she said.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on how other states will likely react if California decides to move up its primary date.

American Public Media's "Marketplace" quoted Lars Perner of the USC Marshall School on why consumers are drawn to outlet stores compared to traditional retail stores.

The Atlantic quoted USC Dean of Admission Timothy Brunold about the different strategies necessary for schools to attract a diverse class of students.

Voice of America quoted Todd Richmond of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies about the ethical and privacy implications of digitizing data on people's minds.

Yahoo quoted Jeffrey Miller of the USC Viterbi School about whether some of the scenes in "The Fate of the Furious" are technologically probable.

The Daily Breeze quoted Jason Squire of the USC School of Cinematic Arts about the recent decline in film production in Los Angeles.

LAist quoted Rongdao Lai of the USC Dornsife College on why society is uncomfortable with death.

City News Service quoted Niels Frenzen of the USC Gould School's Immigration Clinic on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' move to set aside funds to help those targeted for deportation by President Donald Trump.

Vogue interviewed Gregory Taylor of Keck Medicine of USC about the importance of integrating vitamin D into a healthy diet.

Courthouse News Service quoted Niels Frenzen of the USC Gould School's Immigration Clinic on how new immigration guidelines may increase the incidence of accidentally deporting legal residents.

Poynter noted a collaboration between Ugur Demiryurek of the USC Viterbi School's Integrated Media Systems Center and Gabriel Kahn of the USC Annenberg School to track traffic in Los Angeles.