USC In The News

USC In the News 12/1 to 12/3/2018

News Conference featured an interview with USC interim President Wanda M. Austin. She discussed finding a new permanent president for the university and how it can move forward from recent incidents. “We're making changes that are going to strengthen the university," Austin said.

The New York Times featured research by Emily Rose of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the management of dehydration in children. Upper respiratory infections can make it difficult for them to drink. "Issues of dehydration are very, very common; it's a big reason why we see patients in outpatient pediatric clinic settings, one of the most common reasons for urgent care and emergency department visits," Rose said.

Fox News interviewed Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on the midterm election. The results left Republicans holding seven of the state's 53 House seats. "Republicans are now the third party in the state," Shrum said.

The Hollywood Reporter featured an interview with Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School and two actresses on inclusion strategies in Hollywood. Smith has published annual reports on the state of race and gender representation in Hollywood since 2003. "For 15 years I was floundering. Then I found my people," she said.

The Conversation published an op-ed by Matthew Kahn of the USC Dornsife College on George H.W. Bush. In 1989, the former president proposed what would become his most important environmental achievement: the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. The legislation used a market-based approach to halve sulfur dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, Kahn wrote.

KPCC-FM interviewed Charles Swenson of the USC Leventhal School on whether California should implement a tax hike on high-end money managers.

KPCC-FM interviewed James Moore of the USC Viterbi School on California's high-speed rail project.

Bloomberg quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on PG&E's history with governor-elect Gavin Newsom.

USA Today quoted Karen Tongson of the USC Dornsife College on the Christmas song "Baby It's Cold Outside" and the #MeToo Movement.

Mother Jones quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on voters more likely to send in their ballots late.

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Sam Erman of the USC Gould School on California's political role as a supporter of immigrants' rights.

Marin Independent Journal quoted Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on California's new members of Congress.

The Chronicle of Higher Education noted that USC and other institutions that enrolled the most foreign students authorized for Optional Practical Training.

Business Insider mentioned research by Jon-Patrick Allem of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on Bird electric scooters.

Pensions & Investments noted that USC has called on the Supreme Court to undo an ERISA arbitration ruling.