USC In The News

USC In the News 11/02/2018

Los Angeles Times featured a survey by Jeremy Burke of the USC Annenberg School and colleagues on Americans who aren't financially healthy despite a strong economy. The survey makes the case that many Americans are struggling to save, pay bills and remain on firm financial footing. "We can look at how survey responses match what we really see and get an understanding of where people’s blind spots are and how those blind spots might affect their financial health," Burke said.

The Washington Post featured a video series on campus life and the midterm election. USC students debated what free speech means on campus after a student group invited Ben Shapiro to speak at an event.

Los Angeles Sentinel featured the USC School of Architecture's fall speaker series with Dean Milton Curry. The first speaker was Curry's former colleague Jason Stanley of Yale University. "The [school's] motto is Citizen Architects," Stanley said.

Punch featured research by Lida Chatzi of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and colleagues on how asthma could lead to childhood obesity. The study focused on more than 20,000 youths across Europe. "Asthma is a chronic childhood disorder and if it increases the risk of obesity, we can advise parents and physicians on how to treat it and intervene to help young children grow up to enjoy healthy, adult lives," Chatzi said.

Aviation International News featured research by USC's Aviation and Security Program on security protocols. Program Director Thomas Anthony underscored the importance of business aviation operators ensuring security at their passengers' destinations. "The flight crewmembers are security assets," Anthony said.

Los Angeles Times quoted Joel Hay of the USC School of Pharmacy on drug companies that say they will never voluntarily reduce prices.

Slate interviewed Roberto Suro of the USC Annenberg School about the Latino vote and the midterm election.

Self quoted Steven Siegel of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on anti-anxiety medication.

The San Diego Union-Tribune quoted Maya Mataric of the USC Viterbi School on socially assistive robots.

Science News quoted Albert "Skip" Rizzo of USC's Institute for Creative Technologies and colleagues on virtual reality therapy and PTSD patients.

PopSugar quoted Jennifer Boozer of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on natural cough remedies.

New Zealand Herald quoted Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on President Donald Trump and the midterm election.

CBS News San Diego affiliate KFMB-TV, via USA Today, quoted Eva Buechel of the USC Marshall School on people predicting how they will feel in the future.

The New York Times, via Associated Press, covered a letter sent to the Department of Education regarding abuse by doctors at three universities, including USC.

The New York Times, via Associated Press, noted that USC's Center for Urban Education reported on racial bias at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

The Washington Post published commentary by Roberto Suro of the USC Annenberg School about Democrats not contesting immigration this year.

The Economist mentioned Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College in a story on housing.

The Chronicle of Higher Education mentioned that Jeffrey Wang of the Keck School of Medicine of USC was named president of the North American Spine Society.

Harvard Business Review noted that USC has agreed to pay $215 million to settle a lawsuit filed by women who say they were abused by a former doctor at USC's student health center.

St. Louis Today mentioned USC in a story about a seed accelerator project.

The Hill mentioned a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll showed that Democrats lead Republicans by 17 points on a generic ballot.