USC in the News

USC In the News 1/13 to 1/16/2018

The Wall Street Journal highlighted research by Arthur Stone of the USC Dornsife College about why the age of 70 is good for "psychological well-being and life satisfaction." Stone found that by age 70, individuals did not want to be young again because of the anxieties and worries experienced between the ages of 20 and 50. "People settle into who they are and accept and make the best of it," he said.

Los Angeles Times reported on the USC Dornsife College's Unruh Institute-hosted California governor's debate held at the USC Bovard Auditorium. The story also mentioned results from the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll about the race. Los Angeles Times mentioned the Empowerment Congress Summit in additional stories. KPCC-FM noted more than 1,000 people attended the event (second story here). Associated Press, ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV, CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCAL-TV, CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KFI-AM, Los Angeles Daily News, NPR San Francisco affiliate KQED-FM, San Francisco Chronicle, La Opinion, City News Service and Courthouse News Service mentioned the debate. Los Angeles Times also mentioned a public gathering before the debate calling for gubernatorial candidates to shut down the Aliso Canyon gas facility.

Los Angeles Times quoted Edward Kleinbard of the USC Gould School about the impact on stock prices if companies choose to repatriate profits. Los Angeles Times quoted Kleinbard in another story about the benefits of the new federal tax plan for independent contractors.

KPCC-FM interviewed Carolyn Kaloostian of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the most effective treatments for the flu.

The San Diego Union-Tribune quoted Tok Thompson of the USC Dornsife College on how language can perpetuate old stereotypes and the process of disrupting existing beliefs by changing language.

The Sacramento Bee quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute on why building a new NBA stadium in Sacramento would be a more sound investment than a soccer stadium.

Daily Breeze quoted Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School on how manufacturing companies are considering how to use their waste as part of the manufacturing process instead of treating it as an afterthought.

The Huffington Post quoted Franita Tolson of the USC Gould School on the case law involving gerrymandering at the federal and individual state levels.

ESPN's "FiveThirtyEight" quoted David Kang of the USC Dornsife College's Korean Studies Institute about threat escalation between the United States and North Korea.

EdSource quoted Julie Marsh of the USC Rossier School on how the California School Dashboard may help districts address the highest-need kids.

Wired reported on research by Emily Putnam-Hornstein of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School and colleagues to build an algorithm to assess child safety risk.

The Huffington Post published commentary by Ira Kalb of the USC Marshall School on how to successfully communicate a company's message through a marketing campaign. In a second article, Kalb relays the importance of setting marketing goals.

Inc. cited research by Julie Albright of the USC Dornsife College on how gestures are largely cultural and can impact understanding and translation issues.

The Guardian (UK) cited research by Antonio Damasio of the USC Dornsife College's Brain and Creativity Institute on how music education helps brain development.

Business Insider cited comments by Wendy Wood of the USC Dornsife College on how to successfully develop a healthy habit.

Daily Mail (UK) cited comments by Gabriel Kahn of the USC Annenberg School on the ethical implications if Facebook aims to change its newsfeed algorithm.

Chicago Daily Herald cited research by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative and colleagues on the lack of gender parity among directors for the year's top grossing films.

International Business Times (India) reported on research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the health benefits of fasting-mimicking diets.