USC In The News

USC In the News 11/05/2018

60 Minutes highlighted research by Cynthia Bir of the Keck School of Medicine about the effect AR-15 rifles have on shooting victims. The AR-15 has been used in some of the worst mass shootings in the U.S. "This particular round is designed to tumble and break apart," said Bir. "There's going to be a lot more damage to the tissues, both bones, organs, whatever gets kind of even near this bullet path."

Los Angeles Times cited a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll on possible outcomes of the midterm election. The article focused on poll data about interest, partisanship and opinions of President Donald Trump among voters. “The central issue is him,” said Robert Shrum, the co-director of USC’s Center for the Political Future.

The New York Times and The Washington Post (in an Associated Press story) quoted Dora Kingsley Vertenten of the USC Price School about the influence on elections by social media platforms.

Scientific American quoted Jonathan Gratch of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies on devices designed to predict moods.

The New York Times quoted Tim Page of the USC Thornton School and the Annenberg School on classical pianist Glenn Gould’s interpretation of Bach.

The Mercury News quoted Mindy Romero of the Price School on a voter registration numbers in California.

The New York Times quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on U.S. counterterrorism strategy and white nationalism.

The New York Times published an editorial by Viet Thanh Nguyen of the USC Dornsife College about Asian-American voter trends in Orange County.

The Washington Post published commentary by Susan Estrich of the USC Gould School on a Trump campaign TV ad.

KQED featured Mindy Romero of the Price School on a live panel discussion about turnout among young voters.

The Chronicle of Higher Education included USC in a list of universities that have received the most grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities in the past decade.

The Wall Street Journal Magazine featured former USC senior research fellow Nonny de la Pena, on the role of virtual reality in the changing media landscape.