USC In The News

USC In the News 2/1/2019

Inside Higher Ed published an op-ed by Stephen Aguilar of the USC Rossier School on how to successfully navigate misunderstandings and conflict in academia. He recommends asking for feedback first when there is a misunderstanding instead of trying to reiterate before finding out why the point was not received as intended. Additionally, acknowledging mistakes and agreeing to disagree may be the best course of action in a situation.

CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV profiled USC Interim President Wanda M. Austin as a barrier breaker in a Black History Month series. The profile noted Austin was the first female and first African American to lead The Aerospace Corporation and USC. She previously served on former President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, in addition to being a member of a number of boards, including the USC Board of Trustees.

The Wall Street Journal quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute about the Los Angeles Rams' struggles in their local market.

Los Angeles Times quoted Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School's Southern California Commercial Spaceflight Initiative about the decline of the commercial space company Stratolaunch.

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about declining housing prices in Southern California.

Los Angeles Times quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College's Center for the Political Future and Unruh Institute on Senator Kamala Harris' possible trajectory in the path to the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

Los Angeles Times quoted Jeff Fellenzer of the USC Annenberg School about attendance challenges at high school sporting events.

Associated Press quoted Robert Rasmussen of the USC Gould School about the future liabilities utility companies will face as fire season becomes more deadly each year.

Scientific American quoted Michael Habib of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on why robotics should imitate birds instead of mammals to create models that fly better.

KPCC-FM quoted Donna Breton of the USC Leonard Davis School on the lack of support for caregiving services in California Gov. Gavin Newsom's new budget. (This item was previously included mentioning Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College's comments.)

Houston Chronicle quoted Daniel Fehder of the USC Marshall School about his advice to the founder of MassChallenge, a business accelerator.

KIRO-AM interviewed Brad Spellberg of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the overuse of antibiotics.

PopSugar quoted Erica Patel of Keck Medicine of USC on how stress can cause cortisol build-up and lead to weight gain.

Elite Daily quoted Raj Dasgupta of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on whether dreaming can make an individual feel tired the following day.

The Washington Post noted research by Karen Van Nuys and Geoffrey Joyce of the USC Schaeffer Center on the "copay clawback," that demonstrated patients often pay more for prescriptions when using their insurance benefits instead of asking for the cash price.

The Washington Post and The Guardian (UK) mentioned research by Stacy Smith and colleagues from the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender and racial parity in the film industry.

The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed mentioned USC in a story about university endowments and the average annual rate of return.

Inside Higher Ed mentioned the late former president of USC, Steven B. Sample, and his book, The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership.

NBC News published an op-ed by Abraham Lowenthal, professor emeritus of the USC Dornsife College, about the ongoing political upheaval in Venezuela.

Harvard Business Review mentioned a collaboration with USC researchers to confirm the results of a study on how to ensure patients take their medications.

The Sacramento Bee mentioned research from the USC Price School's California Civic Engagement Project on political participation by Latinos.

HuffPost noted research by USC Dornsife College's Brain and Creativity Institute graduate student Matthew Sachs on why the body's emotional response to music can produce the feeling of chills.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution mentioned USC is among the top military-friendly universities in the country.