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Social Work Today: Social Services Software-Evaluating Therapist Empathy With Psychotherapy Software
July 25, 2016
Shri Narayanan's research, which focuses on developing software that can detect therapist empathy as a tool for training, was featured.
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Just gellin’: How to grow strong muscles-on-a-chip
July 15, 2016
USC researchers hope to usher in new treatments for patients with muscular dystrophy
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Women Engineers Thrive at USC Viterbi
July 13, 2016
Top-ranked USC Viterbi is one of the most female-friendly engineering schools in the country—and that's no accident.
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NBC News: Rail Line Won't Have Crossing Gates in Downtown Santa Monica
May 23, 2016
Najmedin Mershaki was quoted about rail safety along Metro's Exposition Line.
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The Christian Science Monitor: To Catch Wildlife Poachers, Computer Scientists Turn to AI
May 20, 2016
Research by Milind Tambe and Fei Fang to develop an artificial intelligence application to stop wildlife poaching was featured.
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The Huffington Post: Chernobyl’s 30th Anniversary (and Fukushima’s 5th): A Tale of Preventable Nuclear Accidents and the Vital Role of Safety Culture
May 20, 2016
The Huffington Post ran commentary by Najmedin Meshkati about the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
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The Wall Street Journal: How the Daily Commute Is Going to Change
May 20, 2016
Cyrus Shahabi was quoted about the future of automated commutes.
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RT (Russia Today): ‘Chernobyl, Fukushima Were Preventable’
May 20, 2016
An interview with Najmedin Meshkati about the Chernobyl accident was featured.
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USA Today: Autism Advocates Look to Tech but Cash is an Issue
May 20, 2016
Research by Maja Mataric on the use of technology to provide a sense of agency for children with autism was featured.
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Bloomberg News: In Car-Crazy L.A., Rail to the Beach Promises Stress Relief
May 20, 2016
James Moore was quoted on whether or not the new Metro Exposition Line extension will affect transit habits.
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Los Angeles Times: Is Kelly Slater's Artificial Wave the Future of Surfing?
May 20, 2016
This article mentions Adam Fincham's work with professional surfer Kelly Slater to create the ideal artificial wave.
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White House: President Obama Honors Leading Scientists & Innovators
May 19, 2016
Mark Humayun Honored with National Medal of Technology and Innovation
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The Huffington Post: The More You Comment Online, The Dumber Your Comments Become
May 18, 2016
Research by Emilio Ferrara and Kristina Lerman on how online comments degrade over time was featured.
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MediaShift: USC Partnership Brings Data Science to the Newsroom
May 18, 2016
A new partnership between the USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi to launch a new Master of Informatics degree and Innovation was featured.
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Bloomberg: Ready to Make a Risky Decision? Your Words Suggest Otherwise
May 18, 2016
Bloomberg covered research by Ramesh Govindan on whether or not electronic communications can reveal an individual's emotional state and how that affects decision making.
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Pacific Standard: Why Doesn’t More Stuff Go Viral?
May 18, 2016
Kristina Lerman was quoted about content that goes viral on social networks.
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Marketwatch: How the Daily Commute is Going to Change
May 18, 2016
Cyrus Shahabi was quoted about the future of commuting.
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CIO Insight: How USC’s Engineering Program Teaches With Tech
May 17, 2016
Michael Goay was interviewed about USC Viterbi’s vGPU-enabled VDI deployment.
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Steven Walston, Ph.D. Candidate, Accepted Into the Whitaker International Scholars Program
May 12, 2016
The Whitaker International Program allows emerging biomedical engineers to travel abroad and develop the necessary skills required to be professional leaders in the industry.
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Valedictorian Sulekha Ramayya to fight malaria from Wall Street
May 11, 2016
Biomedical Engineering graduate couples the tech-savvy skills of a scientist with the smarts of an investment analyst
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