USC Rossier in the Media, August 2020

September 23, 2020

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

Los Angeles Daily News featured Robert Massa on why universities are not reducing tuition rates amid the pandemic. (August 30, 2020)

Yahoo News quoted Pedro Noguera on the benefits of learning pods to supplement virtual learning. (August 29, 2020)

U.S. News & World Report quoted Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on the benefits of creativity and the arts during COVID-19. (August 28, 2020)

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Adrianna Kezar on how the pandemic will intensify capitalism in academia. (August 27, 2020)

Money featured Shaun R. Harper on how to find a school that values diversity and antiracist policies, including asking about full-time Black faculty members. “Colleges play these games where they’ll include adjunct professors or instructors who students might not see in their everyday experiences on campuses,” he said.

Money featured Robert Massa on the challenges students will face when applying to college for next fall. “Any time enrollment is threatened, colleges and universities are going to target their financial aid money to students who are going to bring them revenue,” he said. (August 25, 2020)

LAist quoted Jerry Lucido on enrollment challenges for certain colleges and universities amid the pandemic. (August 24, 2020)

Los Angeles Times quoted Artineh Samkian about the lack of current child care options for parents. (August 22, 2020)

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk With Larry Mantle” interviewed Julie Slayton on what students, teachers and parents can expect as L.A. kids return to online instruction. (August 20, 2020)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education quoted Pedro Noguera on the need for the Democratic Party to focus on higher education. (August 18, 2020)

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk With Larry Mantle” interviewed Mary Immordino-Yang on the impact of physical isolation on children.

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro Noguera on whether schools are ready to support students in a virtual environment. “Beyond access to technology and the internet, we will soon see if teachers know how to deliver meaningful instruction to the broad range of students,” he said. (August 18, 2020)

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Akilah Lyons-Moore on how families can set children up for successful remote learning. (August 14, 2020)

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Stephen Aguilar on the digital divide that affects thousands of students in Southern California. (August 13, 2020)

Education Week featured an op-ed by doctoral student James Bridgeforth on why schools should be able to mandate facial coverings for students. (August 10, 2020)

Los Angeles Daily News quoted David Quinn on how the pandemic is impacting disadvantaged students. (August 10, 2020)

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk With Larry Mantle” interviewed Julie Slayton on the start of the school year in Southern California and if reopening certain schools will widen the education equality gap. (August 10, 2020)

The San Diego Union-Tribune cited research from the USC Race and Equity Center on Black student success at the University of California, San Diego. (August 8, 2020)

Training Mag published a column by Douglas Lynch on effective ways to design and deliver diversity and inclusion programs. (August 7, 2020)

The New York Times quoted Morgan Polikoff on the need to improve remote learning for the fall semester. (August 7, 2020)

Poets & Quants cited research by Julie Posselt on how admissions that focus heavily on grades and standardized tests often do not result in diverse cohorts of students. (August 5, 2020)

The Chronicle of Higher Education cited research by Adrian Huerta on how to increase college access. (August 4, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by Morgan Polikoff and doctoral students Dan Silver and Shira Korn on ways the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting students’ postsecondary persistence and trajectories. (August 4, 2020)

PBS Los Angeles affiliate KCET-TV featured research by Morgan Polikoff of USC Rossier and Anna Saavedra of USC Dornsife on how the pandemic is impacting low-income college students of color. (August 4, 2020) Additional coverage was found on KNX 1070 AM and KFI 640 AM.

A list of all media mentions can be found here.