USC Rossier in the Media, March 2017

March 15, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

Why so many married couples are sleeping in separate beds
USA Today, March 31, 2017
Professor Mary Andres is quoted in this article exploring why couples sleep in separate beds.

Scientific truths: a conversation with USC professor Gale Sinatra
L’Italo-Americano, March 29, 2017
An interview with Professor Gale Sinatra regarding her on-going research and Italian-American heritage.

USC faculty call for more protection of immigrant and foreign students
Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2017
Professor William Tierney is quoted in this article about the proposal of seven recommendations he and other USC professors put to together in support of immigrant and foreign students. KPCC also reported the story. 

For educators, curriculum choices multiply, evolve
Education Week, March 28, 2017
This article reviews the Common Core State Standards, digital innovation and other developments that are transforming education, with a recent study by Professor Morgan Polikoff included in the review. 

USC charter school sets students’ sights on college
Education Writers Association, March 27, 2017
The EWA profiles USC Hybrid High School and its education model. Education Dive also made note of the EWA story.

Q+A: USC associate professor discusses Common Core standards, new online guide
EdSource, March 22. 2017
An interview with Professor Corinne Hyde explores the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

California boost efforts to stamp out hunger on campus
The Christian Science Monitor, March 21, 2017
California campuses are combatting hunger among their student populations; features a quote from Professor William Tierney.

Why it’s important to schedule more downtime for your brain
Shape Magazine, March 15, 2017
Professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang is quoted in Shape Magazine’s article on the importance and impact of mental “downtime.”

Affirmative action students equal or outperform peers
University World News, March 10, 2017
A review of Professor Tatiana Melguizo’s research on postsecondary education students in Brazil.

A pro-charter majority on the LAUSD school board is within reach
LA Weekly, March 9, 2017
Professor Morgan Polikoff provides insight on the potential actions of a pro-charter majority LAUSD School Board.

Survey: many college students need a lot more than academic support to succeed
EdSource, March 8, 2017
Professor William Tierney talks about why academic support is not enough to guarantee student success.

How the tyranny of prestige disadvantages women
Science Magazine, March 8, 2017
Mentions Professor Julie Posselt’s book Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping.

Why accountability matter, and why it must evolve
Education Next, Summer 2017, Vol. 17, No. 3
Professor Morgan Polikoff defends the usefulness of and innovations in school accountability and assessment.