USC in the News

USC In the News 12/12/2017

CNN published commentary by Milton S. F. Curry, dean of the USC School of Architecture, about the intersection of race and architecture, and how race informs both art and architecture in society. "By bringing conversations about architecture, cities and race to both academic and public audiences, we can explore the multidisciplinary approaches to cities, to urbanism and urban development, gentrification and redevelopment through a unique lens that is layered and complex," Curry wrote. In a second article, CNN noted Curry's analysis was part of a three-part panel discussion titled "Spatializing Blackness," which was hosted by the USC School of Architecture and Design Miami.

The San Diego Union-Tribune highlighted research by Paul Aisen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC's Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute and a recent award for up to $70 million to build a more efficient infrastructure for recruiting patients to clinical trials to treat Alzheimer's disease. Aisen, along with two Harvard-affiliated and one Mayo Clinic researcher will "implement more efficient methods to recruit participants for clinical trials."

IANS featured research by Andrew Hung of the Keck School of Medicine of USC that developed a recorder that tracks the efficiency of a surgeon during robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery. The dVlogger is similar to a flight recorder and is intended to ensure patient safety. "Creating a sustainable, objective method for evaluating surgeon proficiency and [standardizing] credentialing is a way to help ensure patient safety," Hung said.

The New York Times quoted Michael Simkovic of the USC Gould School on how victims of the California wildfires might be financially impacted if the Congressional tax reform bill is made law.

Los Angeles Times quoted Edward Kleinbard of the USC Gould School on how Republican members of Congress are voting for tax reform as an ideology without fully considering the details of their proposed plan.

Wired quoted Geoffrey Spedding of the USC Viterbi School on how weakened winds due to climate change will dramatically reduce the quantity of power derived from wind farms.

Pacific Standard quoted Thomas Demaria of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School's National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement about the needs of the children displaced by the Thomas Fire in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties and how schools play a role in their recovery.

Reader's Digest quoted Sherry Blair of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on how mindfulness can help reduce stress, anxiety and depression.

Mother Jones quoted Lawrence Harris of the USC Marshall School about what actions by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may qualify as insider trading.

The World Weekly (UK) quoted Michael Simkovic of the USC Gould School on why it is unlikely the Congressional tax reform bill will result in corporations investing in new jobs for Americans.

Los Feliz Ledger quoted Stephen Rich of the USC Gould School on the validity of third party complaints about sexual harassment.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, in a story about academics accused of sexual misconduct or harassment, mentioned Erick Guerrero of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School.

The Hill published an op-ed by Arturo Sarukhan of the USC Annenberg School's Center for Public Diplomacy about the benefits of NAFTA and how the agreement continues to benefit the economies of the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Vox cited comments by Jonas Kaplan of the USC Dornsife College's Brain and Creativity Institute on why people become defensive when their deeply held views are attacked.

The San Jose Mercury-News noted USC President C. L. Max Nikias’ compensation in 2015, in a story about highest paid university presidents. The story also included comments by William Tierney of the USC Rossier School’s Pullias Center for Higher Education. Boston Magazine also mentioned USC.

The Huffington Post published an article on an exhibition by Enrique Martinez Celaya, USC Provost Professor of Humanities and Arts, at a gallery in Miami.

Politico noted David Petraeus' academic affiliation with USC.

PBS' "NextAvenue" cited research from the USC Marshall School on why socially responsible gifts are often unappreciated.

Parade reported on research by Victoria Cortessis of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on how the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) may reduce women's risk of developing cervical cancer.

National Review cited comments by Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on how many urban areas have reached peak millennial levels.