USC Rossier in the News, September 2017

October 4, 2017

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty, students and other related news

A September of racist incidents
Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 22, 2017
Shaun R. Harper discusses the persistence of racist incidents on college campuses.

Smartron, USC collaborate on research in machine learning
Business Standard, Sept. 22, 2017
Covers a collaborative project between USC Rossier’s Center for Human-Applied Reasoning and the company Smartron.

Colleges tackle free speech, trigger warnings, safe spaces
U.S. News & World Report, Sept. 21, 2017
Shaun R. Harper discusses campus climate and how universities are meant to be a marketplace of ideas, including divergent ideas.

Redlands Unified accused of delays in reporting suspected child abuse
Redlands Daily Facts, Sept. 21, 2017
Darline Robles discusses the responsibilities a school district has when someone voices concern about the possibility of child abuse or sexual abuse.

More than cotton
Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 19, 2017
Shaun R. Harper discusses one university’s “failed attempt at cultural inclusivity.”

Summer learning loss: What is it, and what can we do about it?
Education Next, Sept. 18, 2017
In an op-ed, David Quinn and Morgan Polikoff offer suggestions for districts and states looking to combat summer learning loss.

Why Indiana, Purdue, Ball State universities are facing lawsuits alleging racial bias
Indy Star, Sept. 18, 2017
Shaun R. Harper offers insight into racial problems plaguing Indiana schools.

A look in the mirror
Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 15, 2017
Covers a speech by Shaun R. Harper, delivered to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, calling on attendees to improve equity within their practices. Inside Higher Ed also covered other comments made by Harper at the conference.

Report on underrepresented STEM students
Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 11, 2017
Covers a new report led by Adrianna Kezar that discusses attempts to correct underrepresentation by certain groups within STEM fields.

Why Inland Empire school districts and colleges are telling DACA students they’re still welcome
The Sun, Sept. 8, 2017
Shaun R. Harper discusses why it’s important that students hear from administrators when there are threats of deportation.

Caring for your parents? This project wants to make you feel less alone
NBC News, Sept. 8, 2017
Ruth Chung offers expertise into the consequences of many women getting married and having children later in life.