USC in the News

USC In the News 5/16/2017

The Washington Post published an op-ed by Duncan Williams of the USC Dornsife College and a colleague on the similarities between President Donald Trump's travel ban and the executive order that interned Japanese and Japanese-Americans during World War II. "We must hope that today’s courts, unlike those of 75 years ago, will continue to prevent the president’s reprehensible views from establishing untenable national policy," Williams wrote.

NBC's "Meet the Press" featured the USC Commencement ceremony and comedian and alumnus Will Ferrell's speech to USC's graduates. After providing laughs and valuable advice, Ferrell launched into a rendition of "I Will Always Love You." ABC's "GMA," Fox News, CNBC, CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV, CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV, Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV, Entrepreneur, Good, CBS radio affiliates and iheartradio reported on Ferrell's speech.

Bloomberg quoted Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School about President Trump's potential pick to run the Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs.

KPCC-FM's "Take Two" Interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California politics, including the political aspirations of Senator Kamala Harris, the state budget and the 2018 midterm elections.

Big Think interviewed T.C. Boyle of the USC Dornsife College about his thoughts on CRISPR technology and normalizing gene editing.

Askmen quoted Raj Dasgupta of Keck Medicine of USC on why the likelihood of snoring increases as a person ages.

Associated Press cited a study by W. James Gauderman of Keck Medicine of USC and colleagues on how air quality can affect children's respiratory health.

The Atlantic mentioned research by Theodore Berger of the USC Viterbi School to translate the brain's detailed, short-term memories into long-term memories by changing the neuron-firing patterns in the brain.

The Huffington Post published commentary by Ira Kalb of the USC Marshall School on whether President Donald Trump shares characteristics with successful business leaders.

PBS cited comments by David Kang of the USC Dornsife College's Korean Studies Institute on South Korea's new president and the future of relations with North Korea.

Forward cited comments by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about Representative Adam Schiff's rising political profile.