Stories by Olivia Niland:
Alumni master the art of networking
Six women take part in a Young Professionals Speaker series, giving USC Annenberg students a glimpse into the future.
Alum Robert Garcia elected mayor of Long Beach
Civic responsibility and a love of education drive the city’s top official.
An obsession inspires a different type of storytelling
Transmedia storytelling is meant to deepen one’s understanding of a single story through multiple platforms.
Steve Harvey taps journalism student as Intern for a Day
Fernando Hurtado takes on a flurry of assignments in Chicago.
Corruption chasers accept 2014 Selden Ring Award at USC
USC Annenberg accolade honors investigative journalists who boost civic engagement.
Climate Palooza packs a scientific punch
The ultimate aim was to engage the public in discussions and make scientific concepts more accessible.
Veteran Olympics reporter heads to Sochi
Alan Abrahamson will be supervising two USC Annenberg master’s students who will also be covering the Winter Games in Russia.
State of the Union coverage attracts Trojans to USC Annenberg
“Encouraging political awareness among the student body is big,” said Haran Sivakumar, director of internal affairs for the USC College Republicans.
Students have their heads in Creative Cloud
One objective of Wallis Annenberg Hall and USC Annenberg’s 21st Century Literacies initiative is to rely less on school-supported computer labs.
Scholarship recipient finds new purpose in second career
The path to Chad Smith’s career as an educator wasn’t exactly a straight shot.
Prepping students for collegiate success
USC Rossier alumna Regina Abesamis helps high school students figure out how to apply to college.
USC Rossier alumna believes in the power of education
When Lupe Simpson began her doctoral studies at the USC Rossier School of Education in the late 1970s, she found balancing school, work and raising two young children to be “a challenge in perseverance.”
USC Annenberg alumna pledges $500,000 to Wallis Annenberg Hall
Jacki Wells Cisneros and her husband have pledged a $500,000 donation to the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Conference examines LGBT experience in sports
Sports and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender experience was the subject of a three-day conference hosted by the Institute of Sports, Media, & Society at USC Annenberg.
MAT graduates discover strong demand for special ed credential
Master of Arts in Teaching graduates who have earned special education credentials are discovering an overwhelming demand for their specialized skills in schools and districts around the country.
Theatrical voices filled the USC Annenberg Auditorium on Oct. 11 as high school and USC student actors performed “Moby-Dick: Then and Now.”
Sample Mentoring Award goes to USC Annenberg professor
Paula Patnoe Woodley, adjunct professor at USC Annenberg, has been named a recipient of the 2013 Steven B. Sample Teaching and Mentoring Award.
USC Annenberg job fair open to all students
Journalism students can meet recruiters, interview for positions and attend workshops during the CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California’s Journalism Opportunities Conference.
USC Rossier students get a taste of Thai education
Forty-nine EdD students — the USC Rossier School of Education’s largest international study tour to date — took the field trip of a lifetime to Bangkok, Thailand.
Scholarship winner seeks solutions to urban education
Xiomara Mateo Gaxiola, this year’s recipient of the Gladys Campbell Scholarship, didn’t begin her education expecting to be a teacher.
Journalism students get a rare look inside the SEC
Michele Wein Layne of the Securities and Exchange Commission was the featured speaker at the Geoffrey Cowan Forum on Sept. 12.