USC Rossier in the Media, February 2017

February 16, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

Professors and politics: what the research says
Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 27, 2017
Julie Posselt’s book on graduate admissions is highlighted in an article about the role of politics in faculty selection.

3 ways colleges are utilizing the Internet of Things
EdTech, Feb. 20, 2017
The Center for Human-Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things, or CHARIOT, is cited as one of several projects looking to better utilize student data.

Ask 4 questions about accessing online courses on mobile
U.S. News & World Report, Feb. 16, 2017
Corinne Hyde discusses the appeal of online college courses.

What LAUSD’s internal audit tells us about bullying and how to prevent it
KPCC, Feb. 15, 2017
Ron Avi Astor discusses effective approaches to counteract school bullying.

Protester who clashed with DeVos pleads not guilty
Politico, Feb. 13, 2017
Politico’s Morning Education newsletter highlights a letter from William Tierney to Jerry Falwell Jr., who President Donald Trump has entrusted to lead a task force on higher education.

Will push to improve schools of ed continue without teacher-prep regs?
Education Week, Feb. 10, 2017
Dean Karen Symms Gallagher gives insight into why the Obama administration passed stronger rules regarding teacher-prep in 2016.

No weapons, more social and emotional learning, and don’t sweat the grizzlies
The Huffington Post, Feb. 9, 2017
In an op-ed, Ron Avi Astor argues for a comprehensive education plan that would both promote weapon-free school environments and create positive school climates.

How often should you have sex with your partner?
The Arizona Republic, Feb. 9, 2017
Mary Andres shares expertise on what makes for a healthy sexual relationship.

Comics use their social media power for good, it’s oversharing for change in The Big 100
Los Angeles Times, Feb. 8, 2017
Nooshin Valizadeh discusses the role that celebrities like Beyoncé play when they use their presence to awareness for social causes.

College 101 for parents
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 5, 2017
College-access programs often forget to include parents, William Tierney says.

Fighting racial bias on campus
The New York Times, Feb. 2, 2017
In a Q&A, Shaun Harper discusses his research and role in the soon-to-be-luanched USC Race and Equity Center.

Personalized learning and the ‘Internet of Things’
Education Week, Feb. 1, 2017
In a Q&A, two of the co-directors of CHARIOT, Kenneth Yates and Bhaskar Krishnamachari, talk about the work they are hoping to do with their new research center.