USC In The News

USC In the News 12/8/18 to 12/10/18

Newsweek featured research by Antonio Bento of the USC Price School and colleagues on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards. The proposal relied on an economic analysis that discarded at least $112 billion in benefits to keeping a higher standard of emissions, according to the study. "This is an insane rollback from the perspective of the future competitiveness of the U.S. auto industry,” Bento said.

Interesting Engineering featured research by Raymond Stevens of the USC Dornsife College and colleagues on safer drugs that could save mothers in childbirth. Finding a replacement for misoprostol might be the first step in reducing postpartum hemorrhaging. "The development of newer therapeutics that are more selective with the tissues they target would be an impactful advancement in women’s health," Stevens said.

3D Printing Industry featured research by the USC Viterbi School's Liquid Propulsion Lab on 3-D printed rocket engines. The most recent test firing was conducted in the Mojave Desert, producing 600 pounds of thrust. "The main goal of the lab is to create an environment that people can grow themselves and then be able to get their dream job," said Jan Fessl, co-lead engineer of the lab.

Los Angeles Times quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on California's election count after the midterm election.

The Street quoted Peer Fiss of the USC Marshall School on the reduced role of CEOs.

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted William G. Tierney of the USC Rossier School on presidential upheavals.

The New York Times published commentary by Jacob Soll of the USC Dornsife College on social sophistication.

The New York Times, via Associated Press, noted the 2016 base pay of former USC President C. L. Max Nikias.

The Washington Post mentioned research by John Ringman of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on Alzheimer's and the Jalisco mutation.

Los Angeles Times mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School on male recipients dominating the 2017 Grammy Awards.

Los Angeles Times noted a rally regarding the pending departure of the USC Marshall School dean.

The New Yorker mentioned research by the USC Viterbi School on pools built for surfing.

Economic Times mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of women in the film industry.

The Straits Times mentioned Paula Cannon of the Keck School of Medicine of USC in commentary on medical ethics.