USC in the News

USC In the News 5/31/2018

The Rafu Shimpo highlighted an upcoming performance by the USC School of Dramatic Arts and partners of "Crossing Borders" on June 1 at USC's Martin Massman Theatre. The play was written by Velina Hasu Houston of the USC School of Dramatic Arts and a colleague and is part of an international project about immigration. 

RT featured a new study by Morteza Dehghani of the USC Dornsife College on the correlation between violence at a protest and social media rhetoric preceding the event. "Our findings suggest that people are more likely to condone violent protest of an issue when they both see it at as a moral issue and believe others share this position, a pattern we refer to as moral convergence," Dehghani said.

Los Angeles Times quoted Michael Simkovic of the USC Gould School about a proposed bill that would strip universities and colleges of any discretion on who and what groups can speak on campus.

Los Angeles Times quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about Republican John Cox's proposal for a state legislature composed of representatives from much smaller districts.

CNN quoted Corey Field of the USC Gould School about the legal possibility of "Roseanne" continuing on another network without its eponymous star.

Popular Science quoted Scott Wiltermuth of the USC Marshall School about the routines and rituals performed by professional sports teams before a competition.

Morning Consult quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute on whether the NFL's new national anthem policy will impact people's opinion about the protests.

Patch quoted Debbie MacInnis of the USC Marshall School on how to make the most of a staycation.

The New York Times mentioned USC Shoah Foundation and its work to preserve genocide survivors' testimonies.

The Washington Post (in an Associated Press story) reported on a USC investigation into a former doctor at the student health center. Los Angeles Times, KPCC-FM's "AirTalk," Newsweek, HLN (additional mentions here and here), Univision Los Angeles affiliate KMEX-TV, Telemundo Los Angeles affiliate KVEA-TV, Hello Giggles, Teen Vogue, Campus Safety, CGTN-America, China Daily and California Healthline mentioned the investigation. Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune and Fox News mentioned the case and a separate court case about a former dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

NPR San Francisco Affiliate KQED-FM published a story produced by USC Annenberg School students on how residents define the California dream.

Business Insider reported on an Ostrow School of Dentistry graduate in a story about graduate student debt.

Bustle cited research by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the lack of and poor portrayals of older adults in entertainment.

Reader's Digest cited research by Annlia Paganini‐Hill, professor emeritus of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, on how regular dental care can help prevent the development of dementia.

La Canada Valley Sun mentioned the Keck School of Medicine of USC's Verdugo Hills Hospital fundraiser at the Oakmont Country Club.

The Washington Times mentioned results from the new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll about the California gubernatorial race.

Heavy cited research by Carl Castro of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School's Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families on the high proportion of veterans in California who are homeless, unemployed, depressed or suicidal.

Splinter News reported on a Dept. of Education’s Office for Civil Rights investigation to find if USC discriminates against men.

Boston Review published a book review on a new book by Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College on why California's economic resurgence could be a blueprint for the rest of the country.