USC In The News

USC In the News 1/24/2019

Los Angeles Times published a Q&A with David Treuer of the USC Dornsife College and his new book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present. Treuer's book dispels myths about modern Native American communities. "This book is a counternarrative to the story that has been told about us," Treuer said.

PC Magazine published a Q&A with Shrikanth Narayanan of the USC Viterbi School's Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory on how artificial intelligence can be used to train forensic interviewers to unlock trauma. "AI can provide valuable insights into a child's mental state, by analyzing signals, which a person, unfamiliar to the child, might well miss, in such a high stakes situation as forensic interviews," he said. Narayanan collaborated with Thomas Lyon of the USC Gould School on this project.

The New York Times quoted Todd Boyd of the USC School of Cinematic Arts about sidewalk ministers in the black community.

Los Angeles Times quoted Clayton Dube of the USC Annenberg School's U.S.-China Institute about allegations that the Chinese government monitors students studying internationally. The story also noted USC's large international student enrollment.

CNBC quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College's Center for the Political Future on the political power of Barack Obama's endorsement in the Democratic presidential primary.

Forbes (in a Quora answer) quoted Helga Van Herle of the Keck Medicine of USC about the symptoms of high blood pressure.

Los Angeles Times noted director and USC alumnus Ryan Coogler was nominated for a USC Scripter Award by the USC Libraries, but not in the director or writing categories at the Academy Awards.

Las Vegas Review-Journal mentioned the USC Song Girls will not perform at the remaining home basketball games for the 2018-19 season.