Gretchen Meier is the web editor for USC media relations. Before joining the USC Communications team, she worked for the Los Angeles Times’ community news division and as a digital marketing consultant. She also worked part-time for the USC marching band as an assistant director.
Stories by Gretchen Meier:
Mental health-related ER visits are increasing among teens and young adults
According to research from the USC Schaeffer Center, emergency department visits for mental health reasons have grown substantially since 2009, primarily in patients between 10 and 25 years old.
A presidential transition: How the new team members work with the government ‘lifers’
USC’s William Resh, an expert on public management, looks at what’s going on in Washington.
Election 2016: What happened and what’s next?
USC experts weigh in on the stunning results from the hard-fought presidential election.
Vin Scully calls last Dodgers home game Sunday; USC experts discuss why baseball will never be the same
Trojans discuss the inimitable style and vocal quality of the team’s longtime voice.
USC tax oracle explains Apple’s tricky European situation
Edward Kleinbard breaks down the potentially billion-dollar implications of the European Commission’s ruling against the computer company.
A look at the modern-day diplomat’s tools of the trade (like hashtags)
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy’s Summer Institute offers training on how to assess a country’s diplomatic effectiveness.
The Pokémon Go craze: Sure, it’s taken over, but is it a friend or foe?
USC experts look at some of the challenges presented by the digital phenomenon, from the future of gaming to safety concerns.
What ‘Brexit’ and Trump rhetoric have in common
USC experts point to an international wave of nationalist and populist sentiment amid ever-increasing globalization.
The ‘Brexit’: USC experts share what you need to know about the referendum
Voters in the U.K. will decide June 23 whether the country should remain part of the European Union.
Culture is key to turning the page on hostilities
That’s the consensus among panelists at a timely USC conference on civil discourse.
USC launches graduate student-focused diversity initiative
The Graduate Initiative for Diversity, Inclusion and Access includes $32,000 stipend “top-offs” for highly qualified, underrepresented graduate students.