USC In The News

USC In the News 12/14/2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured research by Shaun Harper of the USC Rossier School on a five-year study of graduate programs that prepare people for careers in higher education. Harper asked students and alumni what they learned in their programs about race, racial equity and racial problem solving.

The Outline featured research by Steve Kay of the Michelson Center for Converging Biosciences and colleagues on a mechanism that could account for the relationship between circadian rhythms and risk of disease. The researchers found that the activation of a protein in liver cells is closely tied to the body’s circadian rhythms.

Yahoo News, via Pop Sugar, quoted Carolyn Kaloostian of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the annual flu shot.

The New York Times quoted Darby Saxbe of the USC Dornsife College on human connection.

USA Today quoted Varun Soni of USC's Office of Religious Life on a "mental health crisis" in higher education.

Los Angeles Times quoted Mike Murphy of USC's Center for the Political Future on Republicans in California.

Scientific American quoted Paul Aisen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on whether Alzheimer's is transmissible.

KPCC-FM interviewed Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues on Americans getting less sleep.

Los Angeles Times noted USC trustees' support of interim President Wanda Austin regarding the USC Marshall School dean.

Public Radio Boston affiliate WBUR-FM noted a USC class that gives students a say in changes at the university.

The Orange County Register mentioned that Dwight Stirling of the USC Gould School founded the Center for Law and Military Policy this year.

Pedestrian TV mentioned USC Trustee Steven Spielberg in a story on famous people who succeeded by doing their own thing.

Kaiser Health News mentioned a former doctor at USC's student health center in a story about whether abuse is taken seriously enough in medicine.