USC in the News

USC In the News 6/16/2017

Education Week profiled USC Rossier School Dean Karen Symms Gallagher and her appointment as the new chair of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Board of Directors. Gallagher will take over the role on July 1.

Los Angeles Wave interviewed Ariela Gross of the USC Gould School and Mark Whitlock of the USC Dornsife College's Center for Religion and Civic Culture's Cecil Murray Center about Los Angeles Junteenth celebrations and the history of the event. "Juneteenth is as relevant as Bill Maher feeling comfortable using the N-word, failing to remember what the N-word represents," Whitlock said.

Zocalo Public Square profiled the late Kevin Starr of the USC Dornsife College and his work on the history of California. According to the author, Starr was able to "frame this contradictory place (California) in a way that earned respect from almost all corners."

The Atlantic quoted Morgan Polikoff of the USC Rossier School on why politics likely contributed to the gender parity movement in K-12 history lessons.

Minneapolis Star Tribune quoted Kenneth Ude of the USC Marshall School's Family Business Program about the common disagreements and legal problems in family businesses.

The Chronicle of Higher Education mentioned USC in a story about the genders of university presidents.

Variety and Billboard mentioned Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre contributed $70 million USC to create the USC Iovine Young Academy in 2013.

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

KFI-AM mentioned Steven Gregory is a professor at the USC Price School's Safe Communities Institute.

Tampa Bay Times mentioned USC alumnus Will Ferrell gave the 2017 commencement address at USC.