USC in the News

USC In the News 7/28/2017

Adweek reported the USC Annenberg School named Greta Van Susteren a non-resident senior fellow at the USC Center Center on Communication Leadership & Policy for the fall 2017 semester. "I enjoyed working alongside Greta at CNN years ago, and I’m delighted to be reunited with her as we continue our work here to guide the next generation of journalists," said USC Annenberg School Dean Willow Bay. Politico and City News Service noted the appointment.

Vice's "Motherboard" highlighted a partnership between Keck Medicine of USC's Fertility Clinic and VR Bangers to develop a virtual reality program to help collect sperm from those seeking fertility treatment. "We are very sensitive to all of our patients' needs and the stress of collecting a sperm specimen in a doctor's office is a major source of stress for our male patients," said Richard Paulson, director of USC Fertility Clinic.

KPCC-FM's "Take Two" interviewed Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro of the USC Dornsife about two proposed bills in California encouraging equal pay for equal work.

The San Diego Union-Tribune quoted Brad Spellberg of Keck Medicine of USC about the possible dangers of antibiotic resistance in the population.

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how President Donald Trump crafts policy.

Vice quoted David Cruz of the USC Gould School on how President Donald Trump's Dept. of Justice is contradicting the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title VII by claiming LGBTQ workers are not protected by civil rights law.

Ottawa Citizen (Canada) quoted Travis Longcore of the USC School of Architecture and USC Dornsife College about the homogenization of architecture through the application of artificial light.

The New York Times' "California Today" newsletter published a story about the former dean of Keck School of Medicine of USC, Carmen Puliafito. Los Angeles Times' Editorial Board ran an opinion piece on the matter (second story here). The Chronicle of Education, STAT, ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV, Politico, Kaiser Health News and Pasadena Now mentioned Puliafito.

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) noted USC will not welcome alumnus and former Heisman Trophy winner O.J. Simpson back to campus. The Washington Post also noted the statement by USC Football Coach Clay Helton during Pac-12 media days.

BBC Mundo quoted Robert English of the USC Dornsife College on how Finland successfully separated itself from Russian influence during the last century.

Wired quoted Jeffrey Miller of the USC Viterbi School on how Tesla pushes out technology updates differently than traditional car companies.

Mic. cited research by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative and colleagues on the underrepresentation of minorities and LGBTQ-identified people in the entertainment industry.

Vox cited an op-ed by Dana Goldman of the USC Schaeffer Center on how to improve America's health care system.

The Conversation mentioned "Toward No Drug Abuse," a program developed by Steven Sussman of Keck Medicine.

Odessa American published commentary by Susan Estrich of the USC Gould School on current dynamics between the president and his attorney general.