USC in the News

USC In the News 8/15/2017

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured the upcoming grand opening of USC Village. The spot included interviews with Daniel Benjamin, architect for USC Village; Willy Marsh, director of capital construction at USC; and residential faculty member Trisha Tucker of the USC Dornsife College. A second KABC-TV segment, NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV, CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV, Los Angeles Daily News, LAist and KFI-AM shared images or new drone footage of the completed USC Village. LA Weekly mentioned USC Village in a story about healthy food options in South Los Angeles.

Inverse highlighted an analysis by Erica Rosenthal of the USC Annenberg School's Norman Lear Center Hollywood, Health & Society program and USC Annenberg School graduate student Traci Gillig on their research that found transgender television characters could impact viewers and change their perceptions of this group. "Watching TV shows with nuanced transgender characters can break down ideological biases in a way that news stories may not," they said.

Bloomberg View quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College's Unruh Institute about whether the leadership of California's Democratic Party will have any long-term impacts on future elections.

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the difference between freedom of speech and expression and advocating for hate.

KPCC-FM's "AirTalk" interviewed William Deverell of the USC Dornsife College about the evolving meaning of Confederate symbols for American society.

Capital Public Radio quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the ideological schisms in both the Democratic and Republican parties.

NPR Kansas City, Missouri, affiliate KCUR-FM interviewed Robert Hernandez of the USC Annenberg School about opportunities to use virtual reality in journalism.

Refinery29 quoted Raj Dasgupta of Keck School of Medicine of USC about the cause of sex-related dreams.

Los Angeles Times, in a story about expanding the size of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, mentioned USC.

NPR mentioned the USC Annenberg School's Critical Media Project and its resources to help teachers, students and families process tragic events and discuss social justice issues.

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV mentioned a USC student was one of the victims in the domestic terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV, CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV, Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV and Telemundo Los Angeles affiliate KVEA-TV mentioned his injuries.

U.S. News & World Report mentioned USC Gould School Dean Andrew Guzman joined deans of other law schools in a statement to the American Bar Association asserting that the GRE serves as a valid and reliable alternative assessment to the LSAT.

The Huffington Post published commentary by Ira Kalb of the USC Marshall School about President Donald Trump's past and present management style and how it affects the health of his business and the United States government.

The Conversation published an analysis by Thomas Sapsford of the USC Dornsife College about the history of the cinaedus fable in ancient Greek and Roman history, in the context of President Donald Trump's recent tweet calling for a ban on transgender service members in the military.

Jewish Journal published an op-ed by Martin Kaplan of the USC Annenberg School and the three risks he sees for nuclear war with North Korea or another armed power.

The Eastsider LA mentioned Keck Medicine of USC was named among the top hospitals in California.

Education Week published commentary by Rachel White of the USC Rossier School on how to increase voter turnout in local school board elections.

Diverse: Issues in Education mentioned a $70 million gift to name and endow the Iovine Young Academy.

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) cited comments by David Kang of the USC Dornsife College's Korean Studies Institute on whether the threat of nuclear war with North Korea is plausible.