Emily is the associate dean for communications and marketing at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; she previously held a similar role at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Stories by Emily Cavalcanti:
USC Annenberg faculty and alumni bring digital security to the forefront
From safeguarding elections to protecting sources, clients and brands, USC professors and alums are preaching the value of secure communications and digital literacy.
USC Annenberg launches new master’s in public relations and advertising
The new graduate degree program is USC Annenberg’s response to the ever-evolving world of global communications.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists discuss the crisis unfolding in rural America
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn share five takeaways on the “deaths of despair” they encountered in small-town Oregon.
New podcast journalism fellowship supports fresh voices
The Luminary Fellowship program from USC Annenberg and the Sacks Family Foundation seeks to increase diversity in the podcast industry.
Disney CEO Robert Iger discusses the secret to his success
Time’s Businessperson of the Year for 2019 shared his expert insights on leadership, creativity and the need to trust your instincts.
Google grant supports USC’s effort to protect elections from cyberattacks
The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy will launch a training program in all 50 states to prepare election officials for digital attacks.
Gordon Stables to lead USC Annenberg School of Journalism
The accomplished educator has played a prominent part in developing and teaching a wide range of courses that explore rhetoric, debate, political communication, propaganda and global media.
Meet the interim dean at USC Dornsife
Linguist Dani Byrd shares her vision for moving core academic and research missions forward.
In memoriam: Katrina J. Edwards, 46
A key innovator in the field of geomicrobiology, the professor of biological sciences and earth sciences led pioneering explorations to understand the subseafloor biosphere.
USC recruits renowned leaders in molecular research
The appointments of Raymond C. Stevens and Peter Kuhn signal a new era in life science advances at USC Dornsife.
USC Dornsife dean appoints new advancement leader
Neil Macready has been named senior associate dean for advancement at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He will begin his new post on Dec. 10.
$1 million gift establishes the Dean Howard Gillman Fund
Two anonymous donors have made a $1 million gift to the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences to establish the Dean Howard Gillman Fund.
Comparing Comparative Studies
Poetry, subjectivity and political violence in the neoliberal age. Italian artists books in conceptual arts. House, library, field – the aesthetic of saturation.
Tavaré Elected to the Royal Society
Simon Tavaré, holder of the George and Louise Kawamoto Chair in Biological Sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society.
Three New Philosophers Join Faculty
The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has recruited leading senior philosophers Ralph Wedgwood and Gabriel Uzquiano-Cruz of the University of Oxford, as well as promising newcomer Karen Lewis of Rutgers University to its faculty. The professors will join USC Dornsife College’s School of Philosophy this fall.
Higginbotham Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
James Higginbotham, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Linguistics, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the world’s most prestigious honorary societies.
Fan Mags as Time Capsules
With her second child on the way, Britney Spears faces an impending divorce and an unfortunate lack-of-wardrobe incident. Former Seinfeld star Michael Richards’ racist rants at a comedy club are posted on YouTube. Mel Gibson is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and his alleged anti-Semitic remarks to the arresting officer surface when the unofficial arrest report is leaked online.
Creating His Own Path
It’s Monday at 6 a.m. and Arin Ghosh’s phone is already ringing. After all, while the day is just beginning in Los Angeles, for his business contacts in New Delhi, it’s 7:30 p.m., and they are eager for updates.
USC College Offers New Pre-Law Major
As the USC Trojans prepared to play the California Bears at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum last fall, there was another showdown on campus: Weston Rowland versus Ronald Dworkin.
Of Plants, Flies and Men
A torrent of fluorescent light rushes out onto the cement floor as Marie-Stanislas Remigereau opens the door to the growth chamber.
Swanson Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Larry Swanson, the Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences at USC College, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences for his excellence in original scientific research.
Probing the Human Condition
Last fall USC College junior Danielle Taylor spent two days a week at the Theresa Lindsay Senior Center observing the friendships forged there: how men interacted with women, how women interacted with each other, how cliques formed and how friends served as support networks.
Reveling in the Ring
Every Saturday afternoon, a 9-year-old boy sat next to his father and listened. The radio dial properly adjusted, a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème began.
The Chatter of Neurons
Close your eyes. Extend your arms and let your fingertips explore your surroundings. What textures and shapes do you feel? What can you infer about your immediate environment simply through touch?