Stories by Robert Bradford:
Q&A with pianist Daniel Pollack: A return to Russia as arts ambassador
The USC Thornton faculty member earned acclaim as a young American performing a Tchaikovsky concerto on the Russian stage.
Afghanistan as water world
In small, remote villages in the mountains of Afghanistan, people benefit each day from the entrepreneurial drive of MBA students at the USC Marshall School of Business.
USC Marshall launches Master of Business for Veterans
The USC Marshall School of Business has launched the Master of Business for Veterans (MBV), a new degree program for veterans.
USC collaborates on a three-continent degree program
The USC Marshall School of Business, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Bocconi University in Milan have launched the World Bachelor in Business partnership.
USC Marshall team captures third straight Golden Briefcase
A team of USC Marshall School of Business MBA students won the Golden Briefcase award for the third year in a row, capturing a Challenge for Charity event on April 14 that combined community service, fundraising and athletic competition.
USC Marshall student lauded at White House
USC Marshall School of Business Chirag Sagar was honored at the White House on March 15 for his work on a pressing national issue – how to combat financial illiteracy by empowering high school juniors and seniors with the knowledge to understand personal finance.
Improving supply chains in the Pacific Rim
A report by a team of USC Marshall School of Business MBA students has concluded that improvements in business supply chains – from improving communications infrastructure to simplifying documentation – could save Pacific Rim economies millions of dollars every year and dramatically improve trade.
USC Marshall professor earns lifetime achievement award
USC Marshall School of Business professor C. W. Park was named a fellow by the Society of Consumer Psychology, the organization’s highest honor.
Building a Way to Save Energy
Buildings have lives – they are active, and they sleep. They have different personalities and different attractions for occupants.
Researchers Create Robotic Aids for Visually Impaired
For the visually impaired, navigating city streets or neighborhoods has constant challenges. And the reality is that a significant number of such people must rely on a rudimentary technology – a simple cane – to find their way through a world filled with obstacles.
USC Marshall professors receive Mellon Awards
Two professors from the USC Marshall School of Business have been honored with Mellon Mentoring Awards this year: University Professor Warren Bennis and Mark Young.
Engineering Fresher American Flowers
It is an unlikely connection – a partnership between the California Cut Flower Commission and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Bring in the fundamental engineering concept of optimization, however, and it all makes perfect sense.
USC Marshall team captures Golden Briefcase
During final ceremonies held at Stanford University April 15-17, a team of USC Marshall School of Business MBA students won the Golden Briefcase award, capturing an event that combines community service, fundraising and athletic competition among West Coast business schools.
Trillions at stake for American businesses
While it is widely known that Asian markets have the potential to boost U.S. companies’ bottom lines as a result of rapidly expanding appetites for American exports, most business leaders can benefit from learning how to better navigate the challenges of working in these potentially lucrative markets.
New scholarship established in honor of USC Marshall dean
Looking for an appropriate way to honor USC Marshall School of Business dean James G. Ellis for his commitment to undergraduate students, Tyler Muse ’07 and his family have made a $250,000 challenge grant to establish the James G. Ellis Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Fundraiser Matt DeVecchi to join USC Marshall
Matt DeVecchi has been appointed assistant dean for development at the USC Marshall School of Business.
Businesses slow to invest in sustainable energy
A research team of USC Marshall MBA students has concluded that a sustainable world is not within immediate reach as issues surrounding unclear global policies, affordability and myopia among political leaders and consumers are thwarting businesses from investing in sustainable energy.