USC Rossier in the Media, October 2017

November 1, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)
The New York Times, October 31, 2017
Shaun R. Harper offers expertise on the role of racial and socioeconomic diversity in college admissions.

Faculty Buy-in Builds, Bit by Bit: Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology
Inside Higher Ed, October 30, 2017
Professors are slowly gaining confidence in the effectiveness of online learning as more of them teach online, Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology reveals.

Teachers Report Stressed, Anxious Students In The ‘Age Of Trump’
NPR, October 26, 2017
Ron Avi Astor, who researches school climate at the University of Southern California, follows Rogers’ work closely. He cautions that teachers may have a “really different” view of what is going on in their schools than students do.

Another Look at Equity Issues
Inside Higher Ed, October 23, 2017
Don Hossler, Jerry Lucido and Emily Chung consider legacy preferences, early decision and other issues and draw attention to a key fact: the limited number of slots at elite institutions.

Cal State Northridge to vote on whether to block big academic changes
KPCC, October 23, 2017
Education Researcher Tatiana Melguizo discusses reforms at CSU to maintain the quality of education while removing unnecessary barriers for students.

What is the US president missing?: One American’s point of view
Asian Journal, October 21, 2017
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and colleagues at the Brain and Creativity Institute, at the University of Southern California studies strong feelings of compassion for social and physical pain in others.

Dangerous Precedent
Inside Higher Ed, October 18, 2017
Charles H. F. Davis III, an assistant professor of clinical education at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California argues policies that punish student protesters reinforce institutionalized white supremacy

As Educators at PWIs, Are We Doing Enough for Students of Color?
Diverse Education, October 12, 201
Darnell Cole, associate professor of education at the University of Southern California, who studies race and ethnicity in higher education states, “If you think about it, a lot of your White students don’t come from very good high schools, but they’re able to persist.”

Gauge Colleges’ Political, Racial Climate
US News Higher Education, October 11, 2017
Shaun Harper, a professor and executive director of the Race and Equity Center at University of Southern California says prospective students should ask questions about likely experiences when researching whether a school welcomes students from a certain political demographic

Are Educators Less Racist Than the Rest of Us?
Education Week, October 9, 2017
The study, conducted by David M. Quinn of the University of Southern California, used nationally representative data from the longstanding General Social Survey to compare the views of educators (including teachers and administrators) and non-educators across a range of race-related measures.

Here’s How Teachers’ Racial Attitudes Compare to Those of Average Americans
Education Week, October 30, 2017
David Quinn, an assistant professor of education at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education and the author of the report uses nationally representative data from the General Social Survey to compare the racial attitudes of preK-12 teachers, postsecondary educators, and the general population of the United States from 1972 to 2014

Do Cultural Differences Change What Depression Feels Like?
The Atlantic, October 4, 2017
Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, a cultural neuroscientist at the University of Southern California, is currently completing a five-year NSF grant to figure out how culture and our environments shape our brains, and our perceptions of ourselves.

Schools face challenge bringing homeless children out of the shadows
EdSource, October 2, 2017
William Tierney, education professor at University of Southern California who’s studied homeless youth in California discusses the likelihood of a homeless youth becoming a homeless adult.