USC in the News
USC In the News 7/13/2017
Independent (UK) featured research by Julien Emile-Geay of the USC Dornsife College and colleagues suggesting Earth is warmer than at any time in the past 2000 years and supporting similar conclusions from a famous study of climate change published 20 years ago. The study is considered the most comprehensive study of climate change to date. "There is now so much data supporting this observation that it will take nothing short of a revolution of how we understand all paleoclimate proxies to overturn this pattern," wrote Emile-Geay.
Shape Magazine featured research by Veronica Setiawan of Keck Medicine of USC and colleagues that found regular coffee consumption may reduce the risk of death from digestive diseases and, among women in particular, from circulatory conditions. The study followed more than 500,000 people over 16 years and found that high consumers of coffee had the most benefits.
The New York Times quoted Leonard Adleman of the USC Viterbi School on the inevitability of using DNA as a way to store data.
The New York Times quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on the reasons to protect grant funding for programs that combat domestic extremism.
The Wall Street Journal quoted Skip Rizzo of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies on the uses of virtual reality in curbing patients' experiences of pain.
Voice of America quoted Jean Reisz of the USC Gould School on legal challenges to several of President Trump's executive orders regarding sanctuary cities.
Springfield Business Journal quoted Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative on the positive impact of strong female role models on-screen.
Curbed LA quoted Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center, about the background of homebuyers who use cash.
Los Angeles Times mentioned that USC Libraries was a partner in the development of the KCET-TV show "Lost L.A."
Los Angeles Times mentioned Tracy Fullerton of USC Games developed "Walden: The Video Game," based on the famous book by Henry David Thoreau.
Louisville Courier-Journal published an op-ed by Richard Flory of the USC Dornsife College on the changing landscape among evangelical Christians and religious activists.
Huffington Post cited research by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Annenberg School's Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative and colleagues on diversity displayed in Hollywood movie productions.
Huffington Post mentioned USC among universities that offer media literacy programs.
Global Times (China), in a story on a recent missing person case in Illinois, mentioned the deaths of students from China studying at USC.
Comicbook reported on actor Armin Shimerman's appointment to the faculty of the USC School of Dramatic Arts.
Motley Fool mentioned that USC is a significant client for online education service provider 2U.
The Bay Area Reporter began a series of articles on sexual orientation data being collected through the California Health Journalism Fellowship, which is part of the USC Annenberg School's Center for Health Care Journalism.