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April 15th, 2020
Evaluating not competing claims but the evidence behind those claims is one way we can navigate the mountain of information that besieges us on a daily basis. (Illustration/iStock)

What COVID-19 response tells us about climate change

New research from USC Rossier aims to combat rampant misinformation about science

Posted in Research
April 13th, 2020
A new report examines some of the most pressing questions district leaders have had about meeting the needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to support online learning during COVID-19 pandemic

A new report offers guidance to school districts straining to adjust

Posted in Research
March 17th, 2020

Running admissions in a time of pandemic

How USC Rossier is keeping enrollment smooth during a difficult time

Posted in Rossier News
March 17th, 2020
The annual Homecoming celebration at USC Rossier, ahead of a game against Arizona. (The Trojans won, 41-14,)

USC Rossier again named a top grad school in 2020

USC Rossier listed at #11 in annual U.S. News ranking

Posted in Awards
March 16th, 2020
More than 80 principals from the Los Angeles Unified School District represent the inaugural cohort of the LAUSD Racial Equity Leadership Academy. (Photo/Steve Cohn)

Los Angeles principals go all in on racial equity

Through the USC Race and Equity Center, LAUSD leaders are getting vulnerable

March 2nd, 2020
Kenya Williams MAT ’11, EdD ’18, a principal in the Los Angeles Unified School District, delivers an EdTalk titled “Extraordinary vs. Average.” (Photo/Brian Morri, 211 Photography)

Impact Showcase highlights USC Rossier’s reach

Tracing our impact through K-12 and beyond By Kianoosh Hashemzadeh Anything and everything is possible if you have mentorship.” These words were spoken by Tensie Taylor ME ’14, associate director of the USC Black Alumni Association, as she delivered an EdTalk—Rossier’s version of a TedTalk—at the Impact Showcase that took place in February at the […]

Posted in Rossier News
February 18th, 2020
Provost Professor Shaun R. Harper and his USC Race and Equity Center are developing a racial-equity academy for community colleges.

Designing a racial equity experience for colleges in need

A new partnership gives USC Race and Equity Center opportunity to expand impact

February 13th, 2020
National Association for College Admission Counseling chief executive Joyce Smith speaks at CERPP Conference 2020.
National Association for College Admission Counseling chief executive Joyce Smith speaks at CERPP Conference 2020.

Scholars push bold agenda to bring trust to college admissions

Enrollment management officers argue for a new future

Posted in Rossier News
February 7th, 2020
LAUSD teachers went on strike in January 2019
One year after Los Angeles teachers went on strike, momentum hasn't carried over to the voter turnout required to pass new levies for school funding. (Photo/

Poll: Voters, skeptical of school quality, support more funding

Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll finds voters also skeptical of college admissions fairness

Posted in Research
February 3rd, 2020
From left to right, Shane Craven, Heather Bojorquez, Dean Gallagher, Richard Noblett and Jerome Rucker. (Photo/Brian Morri, 211 Photography)

Welcoming USC Rossier’s new DSAG Scholars and Hall of Famer

Alumni honored for efforts in leadership and education at annual awards dinner By Kianoosh Hashemzadeh At this year’s Dean’s Superintendents Advisory Group (DSAG) awards dinner, held on Jan. 30 in Palm Springs, Calif., David Verdugo EdD ’05, who served as superintendent of schools for the Paramount Unified School District in Los Angeles for nine years, […]

Posted in Awards