Each year, USC programs and faculty research are highlighted in print, broadcast and online stories throughout the world. Highlights of recent news coverage are compiled by USC Media Relations.
USC in the News 10/20 to 10/22/2012
The Hollywood Reporter covered a celebration of late NBC Entertainment executive Brandon Tartikoff, whose correspondence is now housed at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The event was attended by filmmaker and USC alumnus George Lucas, who encouraged the school to obtain the papers. The story stated that USC School of Cinematic Arts Dean Elizabeth Daley, who attended the event, is now the longest-serving dean in USC’s history. Variety and World Entertainment News Network also covered the event.
American Public Media’s “Marketplace” ran an op-ed by Judy Muller of the USC Annenberg School about people trying to maintain youthful looks as they age. “We wouldn’t have to obsess about our necks, or our faces, or anything else that’s headed south if we cared less about looking younger and more about being healthier,” Muller wrote. “Not to deprive the anti-aging industry its due, but the last time I checked, exercise was free.”
The Grand Rapids Press reported that Norman Krieger of the USC Thornton School will perform with the Grand Rapids Symphony this weekend. The concert will feature Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto. “It’s very unfriendly for the hands. Passages that sound really easy and really natural aren’t,” Krieger said.
The New York Times quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School about the role of sponsors in the NBA.
The Wall Street Journal quoted Michael Barr of the USC Viterbi School about Latin American air safety.
Los Angeles Times quoted Philippe Friedlich of the Keck School of USC, who said that the heart/lung bypass machines at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have supported 1,000 babies since 1987.
Los Angeles Times quoted Martin Kaplan of the USC Annenberg School about TV host Bill Maher’s role in providing a political forum for both liberals and conservatives.
Los Angeles Times quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Dornsife College about Sen. Dianne Feinstein working to cultivate an image as a centrist.
CBS Radio interviewed Gordon Stables of the USC Annenberg School about the second presidential debate.
Star-Tribune cited Warren Bennis of the USC Marshall School regarding leadership.
Contra Costa Times quoted Thomas Knapp of the USC Marshall School about the role of small businesses in the 2012 election.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune quoted Morley Winograd of the USC Annenberg School about social media in the 2012 election.
The Washington Post mentioned that the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice is published by the USC Gould School.
China Daily (China) reported that USC Annenberg School Dean Ernest J. Wilson III has collaborated to create a trust-building committee between the U.S. and China.
Global News (Canada) covered research by Keck School of USC doctoral student Chelsea Catsburg and colleagues, finding that red meat consumption can increase the risk of bladder cancer.
The Seattle Times reported that USC is working with the University of Washington and University of California, Berkeley, on an online voters guide.
Nature mentioned that the USC Marshall School offers a graduate certificate in technology commercialization.
L.A. Weekly covered “Ken Price: A Retrospective,” a LACMA exhibition of work by late sculptor Ken Price, who was professor emeritus at the USC Roski School.
LAist highlighted a lecture at the Santa Monica Museum of Art by Josh Kun of the USC Annenberg School, noting that Kun is the inaugural Resident Collector of the museum’s Collection of Ideas lecture series.
Pasadena Sun stated that Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of America’s premier teaching hospitals through its longtime affiliation with the Keck School of USC.
Truthdig ran text for an exhibit on the history of political cartooning, currently on display at the USC Annenberg School.
Truthdig ran a column by Richard Reeves of the USC Annenberg School about the presidential campaign and America’s changing demographics.
Voice of America mentioned that the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC is an organizer of the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill.
Los Angeles Times ran an op-ed by a USC Annenberg School student about dating.
Business Insider ran an op-ed by a USC Annenberg School student on why she’s voting for former Gov. Mitt Romney.
KPCC-FM interviewed several USC students about their thoughts on the 2012 election.
Los Angeles ran a photo from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, which are housed at USC Libraries.
The Huffington Post mentioned that Models of Pride, a conference for gay and lesbian youth and adults, was held at USC.
Regional News Network mentioned that USC was included in a list of universities whose students download content from the Internet.
VentureBeat stated that The Unfinished Swan, a critically lauded video game, was developed while its creators were students at USC.
Glendale News-Press stated that USC is one of the institutions offering letters of support to the Glendale Unified School District regarding a federal grant.