USC in the News

USC In the News 12/15 to 12/17/2018

Huffington Post featured Dino Everett of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and a colleague who discovered a newly uncovered silent film that celebrated black intimacy on screen. The film was selected to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. It is "one of the most important films" he has come across, Everett said. The Grio also covered the story.

Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on how a third party could emerge in California. Republicans have lost support because of an agenda that makes many women, minorities and young people feel unwelcome. And Democrats have struggled to develop solutions for the state’s housing, transportation and public education crises, Schnur wrote.

Fivethirtyeight.com featured research by Jeffery Jenkins of the USC Price School and a colleague on contested results in 594 House seats from 1789 to 2012. The researchers wanted to examine the role contested elections played as the House matured.

The Indian Express published commentary by USC Viterbi School Dean Yannis C. Yortsos on the ethics surrounding technological innovations. The advances occur at an accelerating pace that changes the world as never before. These changes can be beneficial, but they can also have unintended consequences, Yortsos wrote.

Geekwire profiled Gerard Medioni of the USC Viterbi School. USC President Emeritus Steven B. Sample, Albert Einstein and Jeff Bezos are his role models.

Modern Healthcare featured a Q&A with Thomas Jackiewicz, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC. The administrator talked about expansion and a commitment to bundled payments. "Bundles are the first step in health care's evolution," Jackiewicz said.

The New York Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Price School in a story on risky home loans.

The New York Times quoted Katharine Harrington, vice president of admissions and planning, on the fact-checking of college applications.

Los Angeles Times quoted Robert Schrum of USC's Center for the Political Future in a story on whether the next president will come from California.

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted Adrianna Kezar of the USC Rossier School on professional development for adjunct professors.

KPCC-FM interviewed Elizabeth Kim of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on the psychology and legalities of spanking.

Pop Sugar quoted Carolyn Kaloostian of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on getting a workout after a flu shot.

The Epoch Times quoted Steve Ross of the USC Dornsife College on celebrities who criticize the administration.

Business Now quoted Gary Painter of the USC Price School on the idea to bring business to economically challenged areas.

Bollywood Life quoted Stanley Rosen of the USC Dornsife College in a story on Chinese animation.

Bloomberg Law quoted Orin Kerr of the USC Gould School in a story on the administration seeking quick legal action by the Supreme Court on divisive issues.

South China Morning Post mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of minorities in film.

The Chronicle of Higher Education mentioned USC's Pullias Center for Higher Education in a story on staff and adjuncts seeking a tenure-track position.

The Post & Courier mentioned a 2014 study by the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School finding that retired service members were not prepared for civilian life.

The Columbian mentioned research by the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of women and minorities in film.

The New American mentioned USC in a story on racial hoaxes.

Wink News mentioned USC in a story on robotic pets.