USC in the News

USC In the News 11/21 to 11/26/2018

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Noam Wasserman of the USC Marshall School on life lessons learned from successful startups. Starting a business with a partner can teach people about how to improve their personal family relationships, he wrote.

The Source featured research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how fasting for three days can improve a person's health. The six-month study was done on subjects going through chemotherapy. "When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle a lot of the immune cells that are not needed, especially those that may be damaged," Longo said.

MD Magazine featured research by Jessica L. Barrington-Trimis of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and colleagues on e-cigarettes. The study suggests that adolescents who use electronic nicotine delivery systems increase their odds of subsequent use of combustible cigarettes in some capacity. "E-cigarette use has been associated with subsequent initiation of combustible cigarette use in many studies both in the United States and throughout the world," Barrington-Trimis said.

The New York Times quoted Jeffery Sellers of the USC Dornsife College on treating local politics as nonpartisan.

The New York Times quoted Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on the 2008 projection that non-Hispanic whites would drop below half the population by 2042.

CBS News quoted David Agus of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on a Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically-edited babies.

CBS News quoted Ed Avol of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on unhealthy air quality in California cities following the state's wildfires.

Los Angeles Times quoted Roberto Suro of the USC Annenberg School on the closure of the San Ysidro border crossing.

Los Angeles Times quoted Paul Aisen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on a new Alzheimer's disease study.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Noam Wasserman of the USC Marshall School on whether company founders should step down as leaders.

Forbes quoted Jeffrey C. Wang of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on a spine-surgery robot.

The San Jose Mercury News quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School on the state of the Pac-12 brand.

Web MD quoted Adam Leventhal of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the rise of ADHD.

KIm Komando quoted Dmitri Williams of the USC Annenberg School on virtual reality.

KPCC-FM''s "Take Two" interviewed Niels Frenzen of the USC Gould School about restoration of the asylum process.

KPCC-FM quoted Nick Vyas of the USC Marshall School about the tariff on Chinese goods.

LAist quoted USC interim President Wanda Austin and Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro of the USC Dornsife College in a story about changes being made following the incidents involving a former doctor at USC's student health center.

Bloomberg Law quoted Gregory Keating of the USC Gould School about potential fraud and the California wildfires.

Los Angeles Times mentioned Aimee Bender of the USC Dornsife College and her book "The Peculiar Sadness of Lemon Cake."

Los Angeles Times mentioned USC Trustee Yang Ho Cho and the 2017 opening of the Wilshire Grand Center.

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted that designer April Greiman will become a professor at the USC Roski School.

Refinery 29 mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of female directors in the film industry.

Salon, via Kaiser Health News, mentioned Paul Ginsburg of the USC Price School in a story on direct-to-consumer advertising by hospitals.

Health mentioned Nada Elbuluk of the Keck School of Medicine of USC in a story on how often people should shower.

South China Morning Post mentioned research by USC's Laboratory of Neuro Imaging on paperless and hi-tech ways to note things.

The Epoch Times noted the Democrat-to-Republican ratios across five disciplines at universities, including USC.

Providence Journal mentioned that William Forsythe of the USC Kaufman School has an exhbition at The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.

My Broadband, via The Conversation, cited an op-ed by Jennifer Bernstein of the USC Dornsife College on GPS apps making people worse at navigating.

PBS Philadelphia affiliate WHYY-TV mentioned research by USC's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration on families that forgo public benefits for precautionary reasons.

Flare mentioned research by Jonas Kaplan of the USC Dornsife College and colleagues about holiday dinner conversations about politics.

Crosscut mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of minorities in the film industry.