Garrett to be Cornell's president
Elizabeth Garrett has been appointed as Cornell University's 13th president. President C. L. Max Nikias praised her "boundless energy in advancing the university’s initiatives."
They may comprise half the population, but women made up less than a third of the speaking parts in 120 films studied across the world's most lucrative movie markets. The Media, Diversity & Social Change study has intriguing implications for perceptions about women.
The key quality for political success? Authenticity, according to Robert Shrum. The veteran political consultant was just installed as the first Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics at USC Dornsife. Learn more about his colorful career as a winning campaign adviser.
On Sept. 17, 1787, the nation's framers drew up a document that has survived rebellion and political upheaval. Some 227 years later, the U.S. celebrates its guiding document on Constitution Day. To mark the day, learn about some of the contemporary issues facing the U.S. Supreme Court.
Central American children fleeing strife have been crossing the U.S. border, raising debate about deportation. A USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows Californians are split on the issue. But there's another immigration issue that galvanizes three quarters of voters. Find out more.