USC in the News

USC In the News 6/8/2018

Bloomberg featured the USC Marshall School and its efforts to update the curriculum and structure of its MBA program. "Curriculum change is hard, but if you don’t do it, you’re going to be irrelevant or not competitive," said Suh-Pyng Ku, vice dean for graduate programs at the USC Marshall School. The story also quoted Gareth James of the USC Marshall School's data sciences and operations department about the committee that reviewed the program's curriculum.

Los Angeles Daily News featured research by Cyrus Shahabi of USC Viterbi School's Integrated Media Systems Center, Yao-Yi Chiang of USC Dornsife College's Spatial Sciences Institute and Gabriel Kahn of the USC Annenberg School to create the Crosstown traffic database. The researchers found that on average, evening and afternoon commutes home were 14 percent longer than morning commutes. "We’re trying to put some hard numbers behind things that Angelenos experience every day. Many of us might experience that our evening commute is worse than the mornings. We're trying to figure out exactly by how much and why," said Kahn.

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) quoted Ben Carrington of the USC Annenberg School about the intersection of sports and politics in modern society.

BBC quoted Chris Smith of the USC Annenberg School on how the media treats suicide by a public figure.

ESPN's FiveThirtyEight.com quoted Michael Hochman of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about current recommendations for colorectal cancer screenings.

Voice of America quoted Joshua Goldstein of the USC Dornsife College on how China's recycling industry has helped millions of impoverished Chinese.

California Healthline quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on how the Affordable Care Act may help Democrats in November.

Newsday quoted Jeffrey Fields of the USC Dornsife College about the similarities between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's diplomatic styles.

Mother Nature Network quoted Jennifer Cool of the USC Dornsife College on how American society is overwhelmed with choices.

The Wall Street Journal noted USC offers a "Hacking for Defense" course through the USC Viterbi School.

Los Angeles Times mentioned an ongoing exhibit at the USC Pacific Asia Museum.

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the appointment of Haven Lin-Kirk of the USC Roski School as the new dean.

The Atlantic's "CityLab" mentioned USC included $20 million in community-assistance funds when USC Village was approved by the city.

Curbed LA cited comments by Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how the increasing supply of apartments has impacted Los Angeles' housing crisis.

Salon cited research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC on how increased screen time has increased the incidence of childhood myopia.

Times of San Diego mentioned USC is a leader in quantum computing research.

Inside Philanthropy mentioned the Campaign for USC.

ANI mentioned research by Roksana Karim of the Keck School of Medicine of USC that found women who give birth at a later age have greater brain cognition after menopause.

Jewish Journal mentioned a book written by Steven Ross of the USC Dornsife College.