Media Mentions 2024

Get weekly updates in your inbox with News Round.

June

June 18, 2024

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Alice Baumgartner of USC Dornsife for a story exploring the lost history of the underground railroad.

June 17, 2024

The New York Times published a column from Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife about her 2022 study that found men’s brains change after becoming a father. Fortune also highlighted Saxby’s study.

Newsweek, Daily Mail, IFLScience, WIRED en Español and Italia, CNN Brasil, Earth.com and others reported on the research of John Vidale of USC Dornsife about the Earth’s inner core slowing down.

Live Science and Times of India covered a recent Science Translational study led by Charles Liu of USC Dornsife in which he and a co-author at Caltech successfully mapped the brain with ultrasound.

June 15, 2024

Washington Examiner quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife for story covering President Biden’s fundraising efforts in Hollywood.

June 14, 2024

The Washington Post featured Darby Saxby of USC Dornsife for her work on a study exploring brain changes in first-time fathers.

Nikkei Asia published an op-ed by Derek Grossman of USC Dornsife discussing the escalating tensions in the Taiwan Strait and the implications for peace and stability in the region

Earth.com featured Anthony Vaccaro and Jonas Kaplan of USC Dornsife for their research investigating mixed emotions and their neural signatures. ScienceDaily, ScienceBlog, and Mirage News also published their findings

June 13, 2024

Nature published findings from a new study by John Vidale at USC Dornsife showing that the Earth’s inner core has started to slow down for the first time in many decades. The findings were also published in Mirage News, Tech and Science Post, and Pedfire.

Daily Mail and IFL Science covered research by John Vidale of USC Dornsife proving that the Earth’s dense inner core is slowing down in relation to the planet’s surface.

Scripps News spoke with Gregory Treverton of USC Dornsife about the 50th G7 Summit currently being held in Apulia, Italy.

Eater mentioned Karen Tongson of USC Dornsife for a story exploring queer values in hospitality. Canadian Reviews also published the story.

June 12, 2024

Latinvex interviewed Pamela Starr of USC Dornsife for a discussion about what might be expected from Mexico’s incoming new President.

June 11, 2024

MPR News spoke with David Treuer for their Power Pair series exploring his latest literary works and the intertwined relationship with his brother, both esteemed authors and academics.

Desert Sun published an op-ed by Anna Saavedra discussing strategies for navigating controversial topics in education. Newsbreak also covered the story.

June 10, 2024

Los Angeles Times quoted Stanley Rosen of USC Dornsife for a story about the erosion of work opportunities in TV and film in Hollywood in the aftermath of the strikes.

Los Angeles Times interviewed James Dolan of USC Dornsife for a story about the recent spate of Southern California Earthquakes.

June 8, 2024

USC Dornsife survey results were cited in a POLITICO article about how some conservatives are shifting their stance on marriage equality.

June 7, 2024

America Magazine published an op-ed by Richard Wood urging bishops to renew their support for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the church’s primary anti-poverty investment.

Phys.Org  quoted an Ann Owens of USC Dornsife for an article covering the critical need for expanded housing initiatives to combat homelessness

June 6, 2024

Milwaukee Independent quoted Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife for a story covering his collaboration with Ancestry over his new book project containing the names of Japanese-American prisoners during WWII.

CounterPunch quoted Shannon Gibson of USC Dornsife who shared some insights on the evolving tactics of climate activists.

Dartmouth University featured Enrique Martinez Celaya of USC Dornsife for his upcoming exhibition, “The Grief of Almost,” exploring the intersection of Robert Frost’s poetry and his own artwork.

The Atlantic quoted Amy Parish of USC Dornsife for a story about anthropomorphism and a trend in ecological research to assign human qualities to animals.

June 4, 2024

Daily Star quoted David Kang of USC Dornsife quoted for a story exploring why North Korea sent trash balloons to South Korea.

CNN spoke with Natalia Molina of USC Dornsife for a story covering a TikTok influencers initiative showcasing immigrant day laborers’ joy at Disneyland. Yahoo News Malaysia and TrimFeed also republished the story.

CommonDreams published an op-ed by Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife for a story exploring Elon Musk’s challenges and the broader impact of public policy and public opinion on tech industry success.

June 3, 2024

The Conversation featured an article written by Diane Winston of USC Dornsife exploring Bruce Springsteen’s complex relationship with politics on the 40th anniversary of his song “Born in the U.S.A.” The New Zealand Herald also republished the story.

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Jeffery Jenkins of USC Dornsife for a story covering the implications of former President Donald Trump’s recent conviction. The Orange County Register also published the story.

Marketplace spoke with Pamela Starr of USC Dornsife for a discussion on Claudia Sheinbaum’s presidency and its potential impact on Mexico’s economy.

Haaretz quoted Cavan Concannon of USC Dornsife for a story concerning the loan of the Megiddo Mosaic to the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C.

May

May 31, 2024

U.S. News & World Report interviewed Pamela Starr of USC Dornsife for a story covering Mexico’s historic presidential election.

May 30, 2024

ABC 10 Morning Blend (public link not available) hosted Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife for a discussion about his new project Ireichō, a book with the names of Japanese American prisoners.

The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Bob Shrum of USC Dornsife for a story discussing the impact of the Trump guilty verdict on close battleground House races in California.

The Defender cited Scott Kanoski from USC Dornsife in an article delving into his study, which investigated the enduring health risks stemming from adolescent consumption of junk food.

May 29, 2024

Scientific Inquirer featured John Tower of USC Dornsife for an article exploring his proposed new rule in biology.

Spectrum News 1 interviewed Christian Gross of USC Dornsife for a discussion on the ongoing presidential election campaigns.

May 28, 2024

CurrentPub interviewed Nathan Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife for a Q&A based on his new book, The Age of Revolutions: And the Generations Who Made It. Revolution 250 podcast also hosted a discussion.

TechXplore featured William Berelson of USC Dornsife for an article highlighting his work in developing a revolutionary carbon capture technology inspired by the ocean’s natural processes.

May 26, 2024

Neuroscience News featured Assal Habibi of USC Dornsife for a story covering her research delving into the impact of nostalgic music on brain.

Inverse magazine featured a story by Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife covering her research showing brain changes in first-time fathers, the original story was published on The Conversation a few weeks earlier.

May 23, 2024

LAist quoted Diane Winston of USC Dornsife for an article exploring the increasing trend of religious disaffiliation in America.

May 19, 2024

KCRW interviewed Viet Thanh Nguyen of USC Dornsife for a story covering his new memoir, A Man of Two Faces. The interview also covered the new HBO series “The Sympathizer”, adapted from his novel of the same name.

May 17, 2024

Business Insider quoted Christopher M. Gould of USC Dornsife for a story covering the research of a high school student who won the “Olympics of science fairs.”

Earth.com reported on a new discovery by John Tower of USC Dornsife. He proposes a new rule within the field of biology potentially expanding insight into evolution and aging. Science Daily and Phys.Org also republished the story.

Axios Philadelphia quoted Ann Owens of USC Dornsife for a story covering the launch of a new website exploring segregation trends and patterns across the U.S.

May 16, 2024

Nikkei Asia published an op-ed by Derek Grossman of USC Dornsife outlining China’s shifting stance in the Middle East.

May 15, 2024

EdSource published an article by Anna Saavedra of USC Dornsife examining recent survey data on how school districts can effectively address challenging subjects like LGBTQ and race-related issues.

May 14, 2024

L’Italo Americano interviewed Gian-Maria Annovi of USC Dornsife for a story covering his nomination as a semifinalist for Italy’s prestigious Strega Poetry Prize.

May 10, 2024

NPR interviewed Viet Thanh Nguyen of USC Dornsife for a story covering the new HBO series adaptation, “The Sympathizer,” derived from his novel of the same name.

May 9, 2024

The Conversation published an article by Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife about new study that looked at changes in the brain in first time fathers. Yahoo and RawStory reposted the story.

May 8, 2024

The Conversation published an article by Soeren Mattke of USC Dornsife covering a new study showing that millions with mild cognitive impairment go undiagnosed. New Pittsburg Courrier reposted the story.

May 7, 2024

The Conversation published an op-ed by Gregory Treverton of USC Dornsife covering the strained diplomatic relationship between the United States and Israel amid the war in Gaza.

May 6, 2024

CNN [No public link available] interviewed Robert English of USC Dornsife for a story covering Russia’s recently announced tactical nuclear rehearsals. Yahoo News also reposted the clip from the interview. 

Stanford University spoke with Ann Owens of USC Dornsife about a new USC and Stanford report revealing a 30-year rise in racial and economic segregation in major school districts.

May 4, 2024

Desert Sun spoke with Wolf Gruner of USC Dornsife for a story covering the impact of first hand accounts from six local Holocaust survivors.

May 2, 2024

The Columns featured a story on Stephanie Shih of USC Dornsife covering her upcoming exhibition ‘Long Time No See’ at The Museums at Washington and Lee University.

Columbia Magazine interviewed Nathan Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife for a story covering the release of his new book The Age of Revolutions and the Generations Who Made it.

April

April 29, 2024

Western Australia Today interviewed Viet Thanh Nguyen of USC Dornsife for a story discussing his new book The Sympathizers.

Smithsonian Magazine referenced Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife for the work on his project Ireichō, a book with a full list of names of Japanese American prisoners. His work was also covered by the Quad-City Times.

Patch quoted Jody Agius Vallejo of USC Dornsife for an article about Cinco De Mayo.

Medical Xpress spoke with Soeren Mattke and Ying Liu for an article covering a new study from USC which explores the unintended consequences of laws in certain states which require doctors to report a dementia diagnosis. Medscape also covered the study.

April 28, 2024

Los Angeles Daily News spoke with Robert English of USC Dornsife for a story covering how Russian propaganda has influenced Soviet immigrants in Southern California

April 26, 2024

Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Anthony Vaccaro of USC Dornsife which explored whether social media usage re-wires kids’ brains

April 24, 2024

Associated Press interviewed Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife about his project Ireichō, a book with the names of all Japanese Americans imprisoned during World War II. Yahoo Finance, AOL, Spectrum News 13 and The Hill reposted the story. Williams also spoke with KPCC-FM (public link unavailable) about the project.

April 22, 2024

The Economist noted a study by Matthew Kahn of USC Dornsife which discovered that when a state-run pension fund becomes more Democrat-aligned, the businesses it invested in cut back their carbon emissions more quickly.

New York Times featured the marriage story of USC Dornsife alumna Alex Zhou and her husband Eddie Kay.

AOL spoke with Brittany Friedman of USC Dornsife about the ineffectiveness of “pay-to-stay” fees in the criminal justice system. IndyStar reposted the story.

April 19, 2024

New York Post covered a study led by Scott Kanoski of USC Dornsife who found that adolescent rats on a junk food diet suffered memory impairment. Read our version on USC News.

KTLA-TV interviewed Michael Tuma of USC Dornsife about the endangered status of California’s state reptile, the desert tortoise

New York Times quoted Steve Swerdlow of USC Dornsife in an article about ISIS’s efforts to recruit young migrants from the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan.

Chicago Tribune interviewed Percival Everett of USC Dornsife about his latest book,James.

April 17, 2024

The Atlantic quoted Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife in a story about the parallels between pet ownership and parenting.

Earth.com, Medical Daily, Neuroscience News, New Atlas, News Medical, Study Finds, and Technology Networkscovered a study led by Scott Kanoski of USC Dornsife who found that adolescent rats on a junk food diet suffered memory impairment. Read our version on USC News.

KNBC-TV, in a story about the 99 Cents Only store closures, highlighted a study by Kayla de la Haye of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), the study was supported by the USC Dornsife Public Exchange.

Yahoo Life cited an article by Soeren Mattke and Ying Liu of USC Dornsife and the Center for Economic and Social Research about how mild cognitive impairment often goes undiagnosed.

April 15, 2024

The Conversation posted an article by Joe Arvai of USC Dornsife about the broader risk of artificial intelligence.

April 12, 2024

Paul Newton of USC Dornsife was named a Gugghenheim Fellow according to Forbes.

KQED interviewed Pete Wilson of USC Dornsife for a story about California’ search for a cybersecurity commander.

April 11, 2024

HuffPo cited a quote by Sarah Portnoy of USC Dornsife regarding food access in a story about the broader implications of the nationwide 99 Cents Only Store closures.

Yahoo Finance interviewed Jorge Barraza of USC Dornsife about the surprising appeal of “ugly” shoes like Crocs.

POLITICO interviewed Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife for a story on government efforts to address increasing rates of anxiety and depression among young adults

Alta, the journal for California Book Club, published profiles of authors Viet Thanh Nguyen and Percival Everett of USC Dornsife.

CNN reported Cornel West tapped USC Dornsife alumna Melina Abdullah as his running mate in his independent candidacy for president.

April 10, 2024

John Vidale of USC Dornsife was interviewed by the  Wall Street Journal for a story about the recent earthquake in Taiwan.

Connecticut Public Radio interviewed Vahe Peroomian of USC Dornsife about thesolar eclipse.

April 9, 2024

Ken Chitwood of USC Dornsife explained the origins of a three-day festival the muslim community celebrates this week known as “Eid al-Fitr” for The Conversation, which CBS News republished.

BBC interviewed Percival Everett of USC Dornsife about his latest book James.

April 8, 2024

The Los Angeles Times reported the passing of Cecil “Chip” Murray, a longtime civil rights leader, collaborator, mentor, religious leader and community advocate who was influential in Los Angeles’ communities and their recovery. He died last week at the age of 94,  Associated Press, KCBS-TV, KNBC-TV, KTTV-TV, LAist, Variety, Washington Post and more than 150 other news outlets nationwide also reported.

ABC News interviewed Daniel Lidar of USC Dornsife  for a story about the rise of quantum computing

The Orange County Register story highlighted that Offspring band member “Dexter” Holland has a PhD in molecular biology from USC Dornsife.

April 5, 2024

U.S. News & World Report quoted Mike Murphy of the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future in a story about rising numbers of independent voters.

April 4, 2024

NewsNation quoted Michael Messner of USC Dornsife in a story about President Biden’s exercise regimen and how it affects the conversation about his age.

Nikkei Asia ran an op-ed by Derek Grossman of USC Dornsife about expanding social and economic ties between Russia and North Korea.

April 3, 2024

KCAL-TV/CBS Los Angeles interviewed Vahe Peroomian of USC Dornsife for a story about the mysterious golden lights spotted over the Los Angeles skyline during the early hours of Tuesday morning. KCAL-TV also picked up the story.

The Hill interviewed Professor Emeritus Michael Messner of USC Dornsife about the optics of President Biden and his exercise routine in comparison to former President Donald Trump.

Psychology Today referenced a study by Yana Ryjova of USC Dornsife, highlighting the need for more naturalistic research on couples’ communication patterns and the importance of playfulness in maintaining romance.

Kirkus Reviews published a review of James by Percival Everett of USC Dornsife. Sacramento Bee and 28 other outlets nationwide republished an Orange County Register review of the book.

Forbes and NewsDay cited a study by Anna Saavedra of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) revealing that fewer than half of parents and caregivers whose children missed 10 days in the first semester of the 2023-2024 school year had expressed concern.

April 2, 2024

EdWeek cited the Understanding America Study from USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research in an article about high rates of school absences. They also reference a Brookings article that cited the study.

April 1, 2024

Lost In the Middle!, a podcast which highlights American political history, interviewed Robert Shrum of USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future for a podcast about the history and effect of negative advertising on elections. (His interview begins at 18:00. He also is heard again at 20:00.)

Los Angeles Times spoke with Kayla de la Haye of USC Dornsife about the impact of food deserts and limited food options on South LA.

March

March 29, 2024

The Guardian, interviewed Audrye Wong of USC Dornsife for a story about cyberattacks traced to state-affiliated hackers in China.

Discover Magazine covered a study by Soeren Mattke of USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research which showed early signs of dementia are rarely diagnosed.

March 28, 2024

The Daily Trojan covered a Q&A on Tuesday with Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass hosted by Michael Tubbs, the former mayor of Stockton, who is now a fellow with the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future.

March 27, 2024

Los Angeles Times spoke with James Fawcett of USC Dornsife and USC Price who explained that the likelihood of such a disaster in the Southern California region is highly unlikely.

IFL Science interviewed Vanessa Schwartz of USC Dornsife about historical exhibitions inviting morbid curiosity, such as “Body Worlds” and the morgue hall and waxwork living newspapers in 19th-century Paris

New York Times featured an obituary on Marjorie Perloff of USC Dornsife, highlighting her astute analyses of poetry and literature.

March 26, 2024

BBC quoted Antonio Damasio of USC Dornsife in a story about how interoception, our ability to perceive internal bodily signals, plays a crucial role in shaping our overall mental health.

India Education Diary and Phys.org cited a study from USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange about the importance of simplified climate change graphics.

The Orange County Register interviewed Percival Everett of USC Dornsife about his new novel, James.

March 25, 2024

Percival Everett of USC Dornsife was featured on, “CBS Sunday Morning.” Arts and culture reporter Martha Teichner also interviewed him about his paintings, which will be on exhibit next month at SHOW Gallery under the title “Redaction.” The story was aired by 58 affiliates nationwide.

The New Yorker featured a new book by Nate Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife, The Age of Revolutions: And the Generations Who Made It, in an article that also reviewed a new book by Fareed Zakaria, Age of Revolutions.

Forbes mentioned a USC-led study from USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) that found the economic cost of the COVID-19 pandemic will surpass $14 trillion by the end of 2024 in a piece detailing why ventilation is key to preventing future outbreaks

March 22, 2024

CNBC posted an op-ed by Wendy Wood of USC Dornsife which discusses helpful recommendations on improving personal finances by establishing habits geared toward financial stability. KNBC republished the piece.

The Conversation posted an article by Soeren Maatke of USC Dornsife about how many people with mild cognitive impairment go undiagnosed. Yahoo News reposted the article.

Baltimore Sun quoted Alice Baumgartner of USC Dornsife in an article about the perilous journey depicted in the musical “Mexodus,” which explores the southern branch of the Underground Railroad leading to Mexico.

The Conversation posted an article by Steve Swerdlow of USC Dornsife about enforced disappearances in Tajikistan.

KCBS/KCAL cited USC research on LA food insecurity rates by the USC Dornsife Public Exchange and Keck School of Medicine of USC in a broadcast story about a Little Tokyo effort to feed people in the neighborhood who are homeless and hungry.

March 21, 2024

CalMatters published an op-ed by Sarah Portnoy of USC Dornsife which examines the impact of a potential cut in funding by Gov. Gavin Newsom to a farmers market program that many low-income Californians rely on to access healthy food.

Daily Trojan covered a study by Sylvain Barbot of USC Dornsife that maps and reveals profound detail of war’s destruction in Ukraine.

USC News reported on a new study led by Wändi Bruine de Bruin of USC Dornsife. The study, requested by the United Nations Foundation, shows why the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should consider simplifying how it charts and depicts climate change through graphics to reduce confusion for the public.

March 20, 2024

Los Angeles Times examined the issue of housing growth around USC. The story also cited research by Leland Saito of USC Dornsife on gentrification.

MarketWatch, in a story about Alzheimer’s disease-related deaths, mentioned a USC study showing that doctors diagnose very few people — 8%— who are in the early stages of dementia, delaying intervention. (The study was led by Soren Maatke of USC Dornsife). The financial wire Morningstar also ran the story.

March 19, 2024

The Conversation posted an article by Vahe Peroomian of USC Dornsife about what happens to solar energy generation during a solar eclipse. Peroomian’s full analysis also has been posted by 27 outlets nationwide, and some of his comments were cited in a Newsweek article about the eclipse’s dampening effect on Texas’ energy reserves.

Associated Press interviewed Duncan Williams of USC Dornsife about a Buddhist faith group’s memorial service and pilgrimage to Antioch, Calif., to counter the town’s history of anti-Asian hate. US News & World Report and San Diego Union-Tribune were among 178 outlets that have carried the story.

Esquire interviewed Percival Everett of USC Dornsife about his new novel James. “I flatter myself to imagine that I’m in conversation with Twain and writing the novel that he couldn’t write,” said Everett, explaining the origin of his idea for the book, a tale told from the perspective of Jim from Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Yahoo republished the interview

Politico California Playbook noted that Politico is working with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability and the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future to host “Climate Forward 2024: Climate at the Crossroads” on April 4 at USC. The conference will feature experts from politics, government, media and academia on climate change issues. (Register to attend.)

Voice of America interviewed Robert English of USC Dornsife about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s election win on Sunday.

Yahoo News posted a Conversation article by Lisa Bitel of USC Dornsife about the real St. Patrick.

PsyPost covered a study by USC Rossier and USC Dornsife researchers who revealed that transcendent thinking — a type of big-picture thinking about the world and one’s place in it — may have lasting benefits on adolescents’ brain development. Nature’s Scientific Reports published the study whose authors included by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang of USC Dornsife and USC Rossier, Xiao-Fei Yang of USC Rossier and Rebecca Gotlieb of UCLA.

 

March 18, 2024

The New Yorker featured an in-depth profile of Percival Everett of USC Dornsife, including an anecdote about how he cared for an injured raven at one point. NPR also spoke with Everett about his new novel, James, which reimagines Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from Jim’s point of view.

The Conversation posted an article by Devin Griffiths of USC Dornsife about how the movie Dune inspired environmental and ecological awareness through its narrative. Yahoo reposted the story.

Los Angeles Times quoted Hector Reyes of USC Dornsife in a story about artist Fabian Debora, who has an exhibit opening at the Forest Lawn Museum featuring pieces portraying modern subjects inspired by the style of Renaissance artist Caravaggio.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured the $50 million gift from USC Dornsife alumni Ron and Leslie Sherwin on their list of top 50 donors in 2023.

March 15, 2024

The Economist featured James, a new novel by Percival Everett of USC Dornsife, which offers a fresh perspective on Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by reimagining the story from Jim’s point of view.

Financial Times profiled author Viet Thanh Nguyen of USC Dornsife, highlighting his memoir A Man of Two Faces, as well as novels The Sympathizer and The Committed. Nguyen spoke of his writing, his family, the immigrant experience, and his political views.

CalMatters quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and the Schwarzenegger Institute at USC Price in an article about how the war in Gaza influenced the California primary election by voters who withheld support for President Joe Biden, demanding a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. “It’s always easier to vote for no one than it is to vote for somebody as a protest,” said Grose. The Press Democrat and the Redwood City Pulse republished the article.

The Daily Dot mentioned a USC Dornsife survey revealing that between 65% and 70% of Chinese people supported President Xi Jinping—significantly lower than previous polls have shown.

Revista published an article by Brian Palmer-Rubin of USC Dornsife about the economic impact of Mexico’s booming berry industry.

March 14, 2024

Big Think covered a pre-print study by Norbert Schwarz of USC Dornsife on AI-generated humor. Schwarz primed ChatGPT with various types of humor, then human participants crafted similar jokes, which were rated by a human panel for funniness. The study found no significant difference between AI- and human-generated jokes, although ChatGPT’s entry “Local Man Discovers New Emotion, Still Can’t Describe It Properly” received the highest rating.

Spectrum News (Washington, DC) interviewed Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife about Republican calls for a return of Trump-era immigration policies. No public link available.

Fast Company cited a USC (Dornsife) study on potential fallout for a couple when one partner receives a promotion.

Los Angeles Times wrote about Elizabeth Alexander of the Mellon Foundation and her support for memorials and monuments that include the project, Ireichō, led by USC professor Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife.

March 13, 2024

CURE Magazine quoted Duke Han of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC Dornsife for an article about financial scams targeting cancer patients. “Whenever a person is in a state of dependency, it makes the situation more prone to financial abuse,” he said. Han also was quoted in a blog by the Association of Health Care Journalists on how AI may give rise to even more scams.

Open Secrets interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and the Schwarzenegger Institute at USC Price about why California leads the nation in ballot measures. Grose explained Western states make it very easy for issues to end up on the ballot.

Telemundo interviewed PhD. candidate Jose Alcocer of USC Dornsife about the importance of the Latino vote, the recent USC-CSULB-Cal Poly Pomona California poll, and the role of Latino voters in the California Senate race.

March 12, 2024

The Stanford Social Innovation Review published a piece by USC Dornsife Dean Amber Miller on the impactful work of the USC Dornsife Public Exchange and the importance of partnerships between academia and public-serving institutions and organizations. Miller highlighted that the Public Exchange is applying a model that works much like tech transfer to help agencies and organizations address issues such as food insecurity in Los Angeles.

Financial Times spoke with Mary Helen Immordino-Yang of USC Dornsife and USC Rossier for a story about the effects of routines, noting that sometimes they can be detrimental. Immordino-Yang said, “Novel experiences are really fundamental to the way we conceptualize ourselves,” and that new experiences keep the mind sharp.

The Fresno Bee spoke with Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about Republican candidate Steve Garvey.

The Conversation posted an article by Vahe Peroomian of USC Dornsife about potential interruptions to solar power generation during the upcoming solar eclipse. Yahoo News reposted the article.

CURE spoke with Duke Han of USC Dornsife and USC Keck School of Medicine about the vulnerabilities cancer patients face, including being exposed to financial scams.

March 11, 2024

Elle interviewed Lanita Jacobs of USC Dornsife about Black comedy. Jacobs says that “Black anger and despair meets rage but gets expressed in comedic retorts.” AOL and Yahoo Life ran the story.

The New Republic and Los Angeles Times Book Club newsletter mentioned Percival Everett of USC Dornsife who is now an Oscar-adjacent winner since American Fiction won for Best Original Screenplay. It is based on his book Erasure.

New York Times ran an opinion piece by Jacob Soll of USC Dornsife comparing President Joe Biden’s economic policy to Alexander Hamilton’s vision for propelling the country’s economy through strategic economic development.

Sacramento Bee republished an US Weekly story about USC alumni America Ferrara (Dornsife) and Ryan Piers Williams (Cinema).

March 8, 2024

Economist mentioned research conducted by Matthew Kahn of USC Dornsife that revealed the employment gap improved for mothers with the post-pandemic rise of remote and hybrid work opportunities.

Money Talks News mentioned a USC study (by Dornsife’s CESR) on LA food insecurity in a story ranking the most expensive cities for groceries.

March 7, 2024

Domani (Italy) cited comments by Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife about the trends #Stayathomegirlfriend and #Traditionalwives for a Business Insider article.

Al Jazeera, for Super Tuesday coverage, interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about the presidential race and candidates’ vulnerabilities. (Grose appears at timestamps 0:48 and 1:56.) He was quoted in a The Sacramento Bee story about the California primary election, which  The San Luis Obispo Tribune also reposted.

March 6, 2024

The Atlantic quoted Scott Kanoski of USC Dornsife on the effects of Ozempic on the brain, noting that the diabetes and weight-loss drug triggers the release of GLP-1, a hormone that signals a person is full.

Phys.org ran a commentary for which it quoted Carly Kenkel of USC Dornsife about concerns that the International Olympic Committee wants to build a tower for watching the two-day surf competition for the 2024 Paris Summer Games in the middle of a coral reef in Tahiti.

Phys.org quoted Matt Pennell of USC Dornsife about a mentee’s study with a surprising finding that yeast species diversity increases much farther from the equator and are more abundant in forests near mountains.

Business Insider interviewed Stanley Rosen of USC Dornsife about China’s likely reaction to primary results.

BBC World News, KTLA-TV and LAist covered last night’s Super Tuesday Watch Party with the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future and USC Annenberg. (No public links are available.)

Los Angeles Times mentioned an earlier poll by USC Dornsife that looked at the District Attorney race.

March 5, 2024

New York Times quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about the Senate race and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff’s prospects as the Democratic frontrunner.

The Washington Post spoke with Soeren Mattke of USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) about the importance of early detection when diagnosing mild cognitive impairment. Yahoo News reposted the story.

Spectrum News 1 “Inside the Issues” interviewed Robert English of USC Dornsife about the war in Ukraine having “ground down to a stalemate.”

March 4, 2024

New York Times interviewed professor emeritus Richard Easterlin of USC Dornsife for a story about the parallels between the economic situations for millennials and the youngest of the baby boomers.

USA Today interviewed Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife about how Super Tuesday results will indicate what strategies the parties need to take to engage voters of diverse communities ahead of the November election.

Newsweek quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife on the challenges Republican candidate Steve Garvey faces in the California U.S. Senate race.

Wall Street Journal reviewed a new history and political science book by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife called The Age of Revolutions, in which he explains revolutions such as in  Saint-Domingue (afterward Haiti) and Spanish America, in addition to the revolutions in America and France.

FOX 11 Los Angeles highlighted experts who were panelists at the recent USC Warschaw Conference on Practical Politics, including Robert Shrum and Mike Murphy of USC Dornsife’s Center for the Political Future for Elex Michaelson’s weekly politics show “The Issue Is.” (Starts at 19:16.)

March 1, 2024

Los Angeles Times quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about campaign strategies in the county supervisor race between incumbent Kathy Barger and four challengers. Yahoo News also ran the story.

Moh El-Naggar, a scientist at USC Dornsife, is featured in a Q&A with The Scientist for his work on electric bacteria.

Pasadena Now selected Properties of Thirst by Marianne Wiggins of USC Dornsife as its “One City, One Story” book for 2024.

Sacramento Bee, in a story about legislation that would provide aid to nonworking, undocumented seniors, cited data on taxes paid by immigrants that was compiled by the California Immigrant Data Portal, which is directed by Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife.

February

February 29, 2024

Daily Trojan covered a webinar about AI in classrooms and quoted Jen Sopchockchai Bankard of USC Dornsife.

KCBS-AM’s The State of California podcast and live broadcast featured research from a recent study conducted by USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research, on parents’ feelings about issues such as school choice and classroom instruction on race.

The Conversation mentioned Sylvain Barbot of USC Dornsife and his work using satellite images to analyze the development of the war in Ukraine.

February 28, 2024

BBC noted the Oscar-nominated film “American Fiction” is based on the novel “Erasure” by Percival Everett of USC Dornsife.

Seattle Times interviewed Devin Griffith of USC Dornsife about Frank Herbert’s “Dune” as a social commentary in light of the upcoming release of the movie “Dune: Part One.”

February 27, 2024

Los Angeles Times interviewed Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife for a series about Latino political representation in South LA and the area’s history.

BNN ran a story about the effort by the “USC Votes” campaign to draw greater voter participation by students for which it interviewed Douglas Becker of USC Dornsife.

KNBC-TV featured an NBC News interview with Robert English of USC Dornsife about the LA ballerina with US-Russian citizenship, Ksenia Karelina, who has been detained in Russia.

The Atlantic interviewed Darby Saxbe of USC Dornsife for a story exploring the topic of codependency in relationships.

Los Angeles Times interviewed Jody Agius Vallejo of USC Dornsife about the family-owned Mercado González grocery store opening in Costa Mesa. She explained the new location expands the store’s consumer base beyond Latino communities.

 

February 26, 2024

Forbes, Wall Street Journal and USA Today covered the study by USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research on parents’ feelings about controversial school topics such as instruction on issues such as LGBTQ+ inclusion and race, plus the use of public funds to subsidize vouchers for private schools.

Los Angeles Daily News highlighted a recent talk by Francille Wilson of USC Dornsife on the crucial role of Black women in the fight for voting equality and in election turnout.

The Atlantic published an article by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife about revolutions and the impact of changing generational perspectives on the revolutionary process..

The Nation interviewed Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife for a story about President Joe Biden’s political standing with Muslim Americans amid the Israel-Hamas war.

Business Insider spoke with Robert English of USC Dornsife about recent actions by Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Western perspective on the war in Ukraine.

The Conversation published an analysis by Sylvain Barbot of USC Dornsife who explained how he and other Earth scientists used open-source satellite data to visualize and assess the destruction of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Yahoo reposted the article.

February 23, 2024

Nikkei Asia published a contributed article by Derek Grossman of USC Dornsife who says the United States is about to miss the deadline to sign pacts with three Southeast Asian countries due to partisan gridlock in Congress.

The Conversation posted an article by Sylvain Barbot of USC Dornsife about how Earth scientists use open-source satellite data to monitor and analyze the impact of the war in Ukraine. Yahoo reposted the article.

Business Insider spoke with Robert English of USC Dornsife about recent actions by Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Western perspective on the war in Ukraine.

CNBC, New England Cable News, KNBC-TV mentioned Karen Tongson of USC Dornsife in a story about college debt forgiveness.

February 22, 2024

Wall Street Journal interviewed Sergey Nuzhdin of USC Dornsife about an Australia-led study sequencing the genome of kelp. Researchers are using artificial intelligence tools from Google as part of a larger effort to develop giant kelp that is resilient to warmer water temperatures.

Los Angeles Daily News summarized the highlights of a talk by Francille Wilson of USC Dornsife on the crucial role of Black women in the fight for voting equality.

Anna Saavedra of USC Dornsife co-authored a study on controversial topics in schools that was mentioned in stories by The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, The 74, EdSource and Yahoo News.

Spectrum News 1 (link unavailable) interviewed Wandi Bruine de Bruin about ways to help the environment.

February 21, 2024

NBC News’ “Top Story With Tom Llamas” interviewed Robert English of USC Dornsife about Russia’s detainment of Los Angeles ballerina Ksenia Karelina, a dual citizen.

The Press-Democrat interviewed Duncan Ryūken Williams of USC Dornsife about the three-part monument honoring Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II, “Irei: National Monument for the WWII Japanese American Incarceration.”

Newsweek interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife regarding the Senate race and California’s top-two primary.

The Atlantic posted an article by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal of USC Dornsife about revolutions and the impact of changing generational perspectives on the revolutionary process.

USC News quoted Anna Saavedra of USC Dornsife in a story assessing parents’ responses to controversial school topics. BNN Breaking and Phys.org republished the story.

February 20, 2024

Sacramento Bee interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife on why presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn’t endorsed California Senate candidate Steve Garvey. Two other McClatchy papers, Modesto Bee and Fresno Bee, also ran the story.

BBC World News’ “The History Hour” (also a podcast) featured an interview with Lisa Bitel of USC Dornsife about the history of Valentine’s Day. (Starts at 10:28.) The show also aired on Capital Public Radio and 64 other NPR affiliate stations over the weekend.

Spectrum News 1 (No public link available) interviewed Patrick James of USC Dornsife on former president Donald Trump’s threats to withdraw from NATO if he is reelected.

February 17, 2024

LAist spoke with Sneha Kohli of USC Dornsife about the history of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy.

Business Insider spoke with Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about voters’ concerns about President Joe Biden’s age.

February 16, 2024

The Hill posted an op-ed by Gregory Treverton of USC Dornsife about the urgent need for U.S. and European allies to address democratic backsliding in Ukraine.

Spectrum News 1 interviewed Sarah Portnoy of USC Dornsife about her class, “Stories and Sazón of LatinX Food and Culture.”

Inside Higher Ed mentioned the USC Dornsife Alumni Mentorship Program

San Francisco Chronicle cited poll results from USC Dornsife in a story about U.S. Rep. Katie Porter’s campaign ad strategy. The same poll was cited by Fox 11 in a story about the California primary election. Yahoo reposted the story. POLITICO‘s California Playbook and KCRA 3 (link unavailable) also cited the poll results.

February 15, 2024

Sacramento Bee interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and Schwarzenegger Institute of USC Price about the influence of spending by political action committees on the California Assembly race for District 6 (Sacramento area).

Newsweek interviewed Robert Shrum of USC Dornsife’s Center for the Political Future for a critical story about U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s leadership of the Justice Department.

Phys.org ran a story about a UC Berkeley and USC Dornsife analysis of gender bias in text and images on Google News that was published by Nature.

February 14, 2024

New York Times interviewed Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife Center of the Political Future about a Super Bowl ad by presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

February 13, 2024

Business Insider quoted Robert English of USC Dornsife about Tucker Carlson’s recent interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Sacramento Bee interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and USC Price about the tight California U.S. Senate race. He said all candidates have the potential to sway independent voters. Modesto Bee, Fresno Bee, Yahoo News and AOL all carried the story.

February 12, 2024

Newsweek cited a tweet by Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future in reaction to a Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Super Bowl ad that he and other political experts said appears plagiarized.

Los Angeles Times interviewed Margaret Gatz, a USC Dornsife professor emerita, about the presidential candidates’ brain health.

Business Insider spoke with Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about voters’ concerns about President Joe Biden.

NBC News interviewed Professor Emerita Wendy Wood of USC Dornsife and USC Marshall about how to stay on track forming new healthy habits to fulfill your resolutions.

Women’s Health via Yahoo Life quoted Jason Buehle of USC Dornsife about how restaurant menus can prompt customers to order more food.

Wales Online noted a podcast interview from “Diary of a CEO” with David Raichlen of USC Dornsife who explained that the longer you stay seated during the day, the higher your risk of developing dementia

The Conversation published an article by David Albertson of USC Dornsife about the ancient Greeks’ complex view of love and desire. Yahoo reposted the article.

February 9, 2024

LAist interviewed Josh West of USC Dornsife about Laurel Canyon’s history of mudslides. West noted that home construction in canyons creates pathways for water to flow rather than be absorbed by the soil.

February 8, 2024

POLITICO spoke with Christian Grose of USC Dornsife about Prop 8 and its impact on voter turnout.

Phys.org ran a story about new research by Philip Maechling, a USC Dornsife researcher at the Southern California Earthquake Center, for which scientists used a supercomputer to assess earthquake hazards. The story also mentions that the work on CyberShake was made possible by Pegasus, a workflow management system designed by research director Ewa Deelman and her team at USC ISI.

Elle magazine interviewed Danzy Senna of USC Dornsife about her upcoming novel, “Colored Television,” a dark comedy about a biracial novelist struggling to publish her novel.

February 7, 2024

Los Angeles Times interviewed Rima Habre of Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute about research indicating that wildfires such as the massive Butte Fire impede access to drinking water.

February 6, 2024

Boston Globe interviewed Kit Myers of USC Dornsife for a story about elective egg freezing and how more people are choosing not to use the eggs. Myers, who has been studying egg freezing, suggested the trend may be about something beyond wanting to bear children.

SFGate interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and USC Price for a story about the race to fill former U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s seat in Congress. Grose explained how California’s 20th Congressional District — McCarthy’s former district representing the southern and southeastern Central Valley — became more conservative after redistricting efforts dispersed Latino voters into other districts.

The Conversation posted an article by Gregory Treverton of USC Dornsife about the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for three American soldiers killed in a drone strike by Iranian-backed militias. Yahoo reposted the article.

February 5, 2024

Daily Trojan and Annenberg Media have published tributes to Jan Amend, the divisional dean of life sciences for USC Dornsife.

Reuters interviewed Soeren Mattke of USC Dornsife about China’s ability to effectively roll out Alzheimer’s drugs like Leqembi, highlighting the country’s lack of a robust primary care system.

February 2, 2024

Associated Press quoted Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife on presidential candidate Haley’s efforts to appeal to conservatives. Yazdiha noted that Haley will “strategically deploy her identity in one moment and not the next.” (Reposted and broadcast by 100 outlets including Washington Post)

Bon Appetit interviewed Karen Tongson of USC Dornsife for a story about the trend in higher food prices at restaurants. Yahoo also ran the story.

ProPublica referenced research led by a USC Dornsife team to evaluate the bodycam footage of LAPD officers.

February 1, 2024

New York Times, for a multimedia story about the nation’s sluggish post-COVID recovery in K-12 student achievement, interviewed Ann Owens of USC Dornsife about why students from higher-income families are recovering academically faster than poorer students. Owens said the trend is likely due to income and racial segregation, which exacerbate achievement gaps.

Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Shannon Gibson of USC Dornsife on the reasons activists use shocking tactics, like tossing soup on Raphael’s Mona Lisa, to raise awareness about climate change

Orange County Register featured USC Dornsife alum and Yorba Linda mayor, Tara Campbell, who, when she was elected in 2016 became the nation’s youngest woman mayor in U.S. history.

January

January 31, 2024

Elle interviewed Danzy Senna of USC Dornsife about her upcoming novel, Colored Television.

January 30, 2024

The Mirror (UK), in an article sharing tips to avoid overeating, mentioned a 2011 study by Wendy Wood of USC Dornsife and USC Marshall that found moviegoers ate 30% less popcorn at the cinema when they used their non-dominant hand.

January 29, 2024

The Guardian, in a story about the health benefits of running to raise funds for charities, quoted David Raichlen of USC Dornsife about the evolution of human exercise.

Business Insider, for a story hypothesizing the potential effect of a second Trump term on Taiwan and China relations, cited a previous quote by Stanley Rosen of USC Annenberg’s US-China Institute and USC Dornsife. Rosen had said Trump is an “unreliable ally” for China.

WebMD interviewed Scott Kanoski of USC Dornsife about new research showing we have parallel fat and sugar-craving signal pathways from the gut to the brain that activate dopamine. Kanoski says that in addition to metabolism, the gut-brain connection also matters for cognitive health.

January 25, 2024

Nikkei Asia published an op-ed by Derek Grossman of USC Dornsife about the New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon’s stance on China relations.

January 24, 2024

New York Times interviewed Paulina Oliva of USC Dornsife at a national conference about the rise of economists specializing in climate change. Oliva says more women and people of color are becoming economists who focus on that area.

Washington Post quoted David Raichlen of USC Dornsife on a new study led by Washington University in St. Louis that showed exercise provides great benefits for brain health, including slowing memory loss.

CNN, in coverage of Ron DeSantis’s decision to end his campaign, interviewed Mike Murphy of the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future about Nikki Haley’s inconsistent criticism of rival Donald Trump. Political Wire interviewed Murphy for his assessment of Haley’s campaign, and MSNBC’s Katy Tur interviewed Murphy earlier this week about Trump’s legal troubles on his candidacy.

CNN also interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and USC Price’s Schwarzenegger Institute about his research showing voters in states with open primaries tend to select more moderate candidates to move ahead to the general election.

LAist ran a brief in its newsletters about the state expanding CalFresh benefits and mentioned research by USC Dornsife and the Keck School of Medicine of USC showing a rise in food insecurity among LA households.

KCRW-FM “Press Play” interviewed Karen Tongson of USC Dornsife about the popularity of “normporn” dramas like “This Is Us” and “Parenthood” and their appeal to queer viewers. (Tongson has a new book on the topic.)

CapRadio ran a CalMatters story summarizing coverage of the debate hosted by the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future, Fox 11 Los Angeles and Politico on Monday. KCRW-FM’s “Press Play” and Spectrum News 1 also summarized the debate.

January 23, 2024

CNN spoke with Natalia Molina of USC Dornsife about the cultural significance of food and restaurants in light of a Pew Research report showing nearly every U.S. county has a Mexican restaurant.

Daily Trojan quoted George Newhouse of USC Dornsife in a story about the selection of LA’s next police chief.

KTLA-TV published a National Press Club Journalism Institute item quoting Jane Junn of USC Dornsife in a news item advising journalists on best practices in analyzing poll data.

January 19, 2024

Roll Call noted next Monday’s Senate debate will be hosted by USC Dornsife’s Center for the Political Future in collaboration with FOX 11 Los Angeles and POLITICO. (This is a ticketed event and is viewable on FOX 11, as well as on livestreams hosted by the center and POLITICO. Other news outlets have RSVPed to cover it.)

Nonprofit Quarterly published a commentary co-authored by Manuel Pastor of USC Dornsife and USC Price about how nonprofits and philanthropists should collaborate more effectively and leverage shared infrastructure to better address social injustices. He and co-author Sulma Arias of People’s Action Institute and People’s Action also offered five steps for organizations and donors to empower social movements.

January 18, 2024

The Economist reported on a China Quarterly article by Brett Carter and Erin Ashely Baggott, both of USC Dornsife, that showed public support for the Chinese government is much lower than assumed.

Earth.com spoke with Melissa Guzman of USC Dornsife for an article about insect biodiversity.

The Economist cited a study by Donald Grasse about the genocide carried out by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Grasse, a visiting instructor at the University of Chicago who wrote the study as a postdoc at the USC Dornsife Center for International Studies, found most estimates undercounted the casualties in low-income areas

January 17, 2024

Business Insider interviewed Stanley Rosen of the US-China Institute at USC Annenberg and USC Dornsife about China’s reaction to the newly elected president of Taiwan and how it would react if former U.S. President Trump were re-elected. Yahoo also ran the story.

New York Times published a transcription from its podcast “Hacks on Tap” for which Frank Bruni interviewed Mike Murphy of USC Dornsife’s Center for Political Future about the significance of the Iowa caucus results. Murphy explains whether it bodes well for candidate Nikki Haley. (The full podcast is here)

Earth.com spoke with Melissa Guzman of USC Dornsife in an article about insect biodiversity.
TIME published an article by Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife about how Martin Luther King Jr. has been mythologized over time.

January 16, 2024

The Telegraph interviewed Wendy Wood of USC Dornsife and USC Marshall about reviving our New Year’s resolutions by making them a habit. Yahoo News also ran the story.

The Guardian quoted Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife about how politicians and celebrities have misconstrued the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. for their own ends. Yazdiha, a sociologist who researchers race and equity, noted that the new messaging is sometimes at odds with Dr. King’s original intent. AOL and Yahoo News also ran the story.

Elle mentioned USC alumni America Ferrara and Ryan Piers Williams met at the university in an article about the latter. Yahoo News Canada and Yahoo News UK republished the article.

January 12, 2024

Inside Higher Ed ran an essay, “A Script In Grief,” by Natalia Molina of USC Dornsife about navigating academic work while coping with grief.

WSJ quoted Matthew Kahn of USC Dornsife in a story about a Senate Budget Committee hearing on the risk of climate change to states’ and local governments’ credit statuses. Kahn said pension obligations and suburban flight pose a bigger risk.

The Conversation posted an article by Hajar Yazdiha of USC Dornsife about Martin Luther King Jr.’s stance on Israel and its conflicts with Palestinians, as well as his anti-war activism. Yahoo and the Caledonian Record reposted the article.

NBC affiliate KMIR-TV (Palm Springs) interviewed Steven Lopez of USC Dornsife and USC Social Work about how to help a family member with mental illness.

January 11, 2024

Los Angeles Times profiled writer and USC Dornsife alumna Venita Blackburn, noting her talent for “flash fiction” and previewing the debut of her novel, “Dead in Long Beach, California.”

January 10, 2024

KCBS-AM interviewed Christian Grose of USC Dornsife and USC Price’s Schwarzenegger Institute about the U.S. Supreme Court hearing the challenge against Colorado for its decision to leave former President Trump off the state ballot.

January 9, 2024

The Atlantic interviewed Joe Árvai of USC Dornsife’s Wrigley Institute for a story about brands’ overuse of the term “plant-based.” The story also noted how consumers are influenced by such terms based on recent research that Árvai had co-authored with colleagues at USC Price, USC Schaeffer Center, and USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research.

January 8, 2024

Wall Street Journal quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang of USC Dornsife’s Brain and Creativity Institute and USC Rossier about the importance of setting aside time on the weekends so that the brain can enter “default mode” to reflect and recharge

Live Science interviewed John Vidale of USC Dornsife about a new study published in Nature indicating the Earth wobbles every 8.5 years. Space.com also ran the story.

January 5, 2024

LA Times spoke with Steve Ross of USC Dornsife about the history of antisemitism in Los Angeles.

Politico published a commentary from Jacob Soll of USC Dornsife and USC Marshall in an article featuring predictions for the upcoming year in politics.

NY Times spoke with Wendy Wood of USC Dornsife about how to set yourself up for success with Dry January.

LA Times mentioned Percival Everett of USC Dornsife and the new film adaptation of his novel, Erasure. Yahoo News reposted the article.

Huffington Post spoke with Steve Westberg of USC Dornsife about why people are obsessed with Stanley cups.

January 4, 2024

LAist spoke with David Caron of USC Dornsife about the reappearance of bioluminescent blue waves on Los Angeles-area beaches.

Los Angeles Times spoke with Karen Tongson of USC Dornsife about the pro-LGBT messages in the 2024 Rose Parade.

Variety spoke with Stanley Rosen of USC Dornsife about censorship in storytelling for Chinese filmmakers. Yahoo News reposted the article.

LAist spoke with Kyla Thomas of USC Dornsife about why people are not likely to move out of LA County. KPCC also cited the study from USC Dornsife CESR.

January 3, 2024

Quanta spoke with Matt Pennell of USC Dornsife about new findings that shed light on how quickly evolution can occur in different species.

Archive