USC in the News

USC In the News 11/10 to 11/12/2018

CBC Radio featured research by Shrikanth Narayanan of USC Viterbi and colleagues on beatboxers. Researchers found unprecedented patterns of movement in an MRI study of five beatboxers. The volunteers essentially were inventing new ways to produce sound. IFL Science also covered the story.

Voice of America featured research by Maja Mataric of USC Viterbi and colleagues on socially assistive robots. The study aims to see how children would benefit from having a robot in the home. "Many children on the autism spectrum can respond positively to robots and can be motivated to learn social skills," Mataric said.

The Good Men Project, via The Conversation, featured an op-ed by Michael Messner of the USC Dornsife College on veterans of past wars. Veterans have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States, Messner wrote.

La Opinion featured the USC School of Social Work's MSW (military track) program. The story also mentioned the USC Air Force ROTC program and profiled one of its cadets.

The Washington Post quoted Orin Kerr of the USC Gould School on newfound oversight power by House Democrats.

Forbes quoted Jennifer Boozer of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on inappropriate use of antibiotics.

The Guardian quoted Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on President Donald Trump's political position following the midterm election.

CNN quoted Edward McCaffery of the USC Gould School on a middle-class tax cut.

Tennessean quoted Estela Mara Bensimon of the USC Rossier School on provisions for low-income students.

The Undefeated quoted Todd Boyd of the USC School of Cinematic Arts in a story on black military veterans and police officers.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune quoted Troy Quinn of the USC Thornton School on the duties of a musical conductor.

Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College on undocumented immigrants.

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted that USC competes with New York University for students interested in film and the arts.

The Atlantic noted that the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy will hold a summit for advocates of independent redistricting commissions.

Politico mentioned research by Paul Ginsburg of the USC Price School and colleagues suggesting that telemedicine could make proximity measures irrelevant or counterproductive.

McClatchy DC mentioned Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future in a story on 2020 presidential delegates in California.