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July 28th, 2020

Long-term study shows strengths, flaws of college-prep approach

Class rigor and college bureaucracies are common obstacles

Posted in Research
May 21st, 2020
Morgan Polikoff (left) challenges trivia gurus on Game Show Network's "Master Minds." (Image courtesy of Melissa Carr/Game Show Network)

Bolstered by experience, education expert pursues game show glory

USC Rossier professor Morgan Polikoff was primed for this moment

Posted in People
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 14th, 2020
Climate activists participate in a student-led climate change march in Los Angeles on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Burning Questions

Students are demanding a better education on climate change, but can schools keep up?

April 6th, 2020
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Climate Change Resources for Educators

Information and learning plans for teachers who aren’t sure where to start By Ross Brenneman Teachers—and the public in general—often don’t know where to start when it comes to educating themselves about climate change. Here’s USC Rossier’s guide. THE SCIENCE The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the United Nations body tasked with gathering the […]

December 19th, 2019
David and Veronica Hagen

USC Rossier adds chaired position in women’s leadership

May 9th, 2019

Advancing Equity

Faculty and students discuss the questions of equity that drive their work

May 9th, 2019

Making an Impact

Alumna Yvonne Thevenot combines her computer science degree and Master of Arts in Teaching to run a non-profit STEM program she founded in New York

April 10th, 2018

Creating Opportunities

EdD alumna Hattie Mitchell leads a South Los Angeles charter school
that serves students impacted by homelessness

April 5th, 2017

Struck by inequities, Strunk looks to create opportunity in K-12 policy

Finding solutions to persistent problems