Eric Lindberg is the associate editor for features at USC University Communications. He is a USC graduate with a degree in print journalism.
Stories by Eric Lindberg:
This unsung hero cleans and disinfects the COVID-19 wing of USC hospital
Maria Saravia loves how her job at Keck Hospital of USC helps protect patients and health workers alike.
For students worried about the coronavirus or just a rash, USC Student Health stays open
Doctors, nurses and other health professionals provide support and guidance to USC students who need medical care, both on campus and online.
To test their cybercrime knowledge, USC students take witness stand in virtual courtroom
With COVID-19 cyberscams rampant, industry pros from firms worldwide watch as USC digital forensics students show their crime-fighting smarts in front of a real-life judge online.
These skilled USC-trained nurse practitioners risk their health to help others
“It’s their finest hour.” Recent graduates of USC’s family nurse practitioner program help people with the greatest need face the threat of COVID-19.
Thousands of USC students begin quietly — and safely — moving out of university housing
With careful planning and strict precautionary measures, USC housing and health and safety officials let students return to campus to collect their belongings as the spring semester ends.
Once homeless, USC neuroscience grad uses grit and determination to pursue his dreams
Tenacity and a belief in the power of education helped transfer student Nicholas Chapman build a better life for himself. He wants to become a doctor to give others the same chance.
USC postal crew keeps customers safe amid influx of mail during coronavirus era
As many USC employees work remotely, their letters and parcels amass on campus. The university’s mail specialists explain how they handle the postal pileup with rigorous safety precautions.
Now in isolation, USC acting students practice stage combat by fighting themselves — and we have video
Watch these Trojans wage solo battles in a fight choreography and acting course taught remotely on Zoom.
Prominent sociologist Pedro Noguera named as USC Rossier School of Education dean
One of the nation’s top experts in urban education and social inequality will lead USC’s education school beginning July 1.
Amy King Dundon-Berchtold, real estate investor and longtime USC supporter, 74
The philanthropist and her family had strong ties to USC and supported student scholarships, the USC Rossier School of Education, USC Athletics and many other university programs.
Keck Foundation gift to USC to speed research on COVID-19
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers will use $4 million in funding for studies to detect, prevent, treat and educate about the new coronavirus.
USC alumni join push to protect doctors, nurses and other health care heroes from COVID-19
Trojans across the world are stepping up in this time of need with 3D printing expertise, generous donations and countless acts of kindness in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
USC goes virtual for Earth Day with lineup of online sustainability activities
What is the planet telling us with climate change? How is USC striving for a greener future? Get answers during the university’s online Earth Day celebration.
They combat the stress and anxiety of hundreds of Californians — from their own homes
As the new coronavirus spreads across the world, the telehealth clinic at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work sees increased demand for counseling related to stress and anxiety.
Meet the dedicated crew that keeps our Keck Medicine professionals safe
As patients with COVID-19 receive treatment at local hospitals, health experts work behind the scenes to look after those on the front lines: USC’s physicians, nurses and other medical workers.
Doctors make more video house calls than ever to lower the coronavirus’s burden
Many patients at Keck Medicine of USC now receive care online or by phone thanks to experts who’ve worked tirelessly behind the scenes.
Amid coronavirus uncertainty, USC chefs bring comfort and familiar faces to students
A dedicated team of kitchen workers is still serving hundreds of meals a day to USC students and others on the University Park Campus, with care and safety in mind.
USC faculty and staff donate gear to protect caregivers during coronavirus crisis
As Keck Medicine of USC health care workers seek masks, eyewear and other equipment to guard them from the new coronavirus, their colleagues across the university and beyond are stepping up.
Support group helps USC students balance grad school and parenthood
Members of the student-led program share advice on making time for work and family life. USC leaders are planning to expand the initiative across the Health Sciences Campus this year.
A monumental behind-the-scenes effort is helping USC move classes online in response to coronavirus
Experts in information technology and teaching are assisting USC’s faculty and students in temporarily shifting to an online learning environment with tools like Blackboard and Zoom.
How a USC student from Chicago ended up protecting sea life through science
Senior Connie Machuca studies corals and anemones to understand how they respond to rising temperatures, acidification and other ocean-related issues linked to climate change.
For eighth year running, USC earns top honors for producing Fulbright students
Fourteen USC students received the prestigious grant to study and conduct research overseas.
Teen and young adult cancer survivors find support at USC
Between childhood and adulthood, young people with cancer may feel ignored and misunderstood — but USC researchers won’t let them be forgotten.
Gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg helps establish new building for computer science at USC
Support from ophthalmologist Allen Ginsburg and his wife, Charlotte, will help the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s computer and data science programs continue their dramatic growth.