NPR featured Brett Feldman of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on hosting the first L.A. Street Medicine Symposium to educate 250 current and aspiring service providers — including physicians, nurses, counselors, therapists and social workers — on street medicine. "Street medicine is still a radical but also rational and logical way of delivering health care directly to the homeless," Feldman said.
Foreign Policy featured a story by Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School on how investing in space research could also help solve issues like climate change. "Conservationists and other critics are more likely to see space programs as militaristic splurges that squander billions of dollars better applied to solving problems on Earth," he said. "These well-meaning complaints are misguided, however. Earth’s problems — most urgently, climate change — can be solved only from space."
The Guardian quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College on the impact of Robert Mueller's testimony on the Donald Trump impeachment debate.
Smithsonian Magazine quoted Clifford Johnson of the USC Dornsife College on a specific star that orbits a black hole at the center of the galaxy.
Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Jason Squire of the USC School of Cinematic Arts on Netflix's deal with the SAG-AFTRA union.
San Francisco Gate quoted Justin Scoggins of the USC Dornsife College's Program for Environmental and Regional Equity on the lack of diversity in the Bay Area's political leaders.
The Daily Mail quoted Eric Hsieh of the Keck School on the record-low number of medical students going on to be primary care doctors.
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The Seattle Times referenced research from Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School on the percentage of popular songs from 2012 to 2017 that were written by women.
The Nation published an open letter to Congress on the conditions on America’s southern border that was signed by Viet Thanh Nguyen of the USC Dornsife College.
Bustle published an op-ed from a former patient of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall.
Los Angeles Times referenced the ongoing investigation of the admissions scandal involving USC and other universities.
Inside Higher Ed published an op-ed by William Tierney of the USC Rossier School on recent issues at USC.