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 12/18/2012
Voice of America interviewed Lawrence Palinkas of the USC School of Social Work about the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. “Targeting young kids has become increasingly common,” Palinkas said. “Generally, when helpless populations are victimized like that, it’s usually to send a message of intense anger.” A second Voice of America story interviewed Palinkas.
NBC News San Francisco affiliate KNTV-TV interviewed John Gaspari, executive director of the USC Center for Work and Family Life, about how children deal with tragedies like the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
KCRW-FM interviewed Ron Avi Astor of the USC School of Social Work about the Newtown, Conn., school shootings, gun control and mental health.
San Gabriel Valley News quoted CarolAnn Peterson of the USC School of Social Work about three siblings who committed suicide.
KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” mentioned that a Los Angeles Police Department cadet graduation ceremony was held at USC’s Galen Center.