Julie Tilsner is the senior editor for the USC Marshall School of Business Office of Communications & Marketing. In a previous life she was a writer/editor at Business Week Magazine and later AOL’s Money & Finance vertical. She has freelanced extensively for Parenting, Redbook and other magazines, and has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Stories by Julie Tilsner:
After a 50-year wait, retired Air Force veteran returns for his diploma
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Kroener got called back to active duty during Vietnam and couldn’t participate in his own graduation ceremony at USC. Now, in 2021, he’ll get his chance.
5 questions for USC Trustee Carmen Nava
The USC Marshall alumna talks about the challenges still facing women leaders today, advises young women on what to look for when entering the workforce and shares her own USC memories.
How telecommuting will change Los Angeles for the better
Improved commutes and falling housing prices will benefit both new telecommuters and in-person workers in L.A., USC research finds.
Researchers rejoice: USC reopens on-campus federal data center
USC Marshall professors played a key role in bringing the university’s Federal Statistical Research Data Center back online.
How has COVID-19 affected the gig economy?
USC Marshall’s Davide Proserpio answers five questions on the impact of COVID-19 on businesses like Uber and Airbnb.
Passionate entrepreneur spent his final months at USC giving back
Before he graduated from USC Marshall, Gavin Doyle rallied several student organizations to help those suffering during the pandemic.
How long will the COVID-19 quarantine last? Business research provides insight
New research from USC Marshall finds that weeks of aggressive intervention are still needed to properly contain the coronavirus.
Students get creative to support University Park businesses during pandemic
USC Marshall seniors put their entrepreneurial mindset to work, creating and selling T-shirts to raise money for student favorites like Caveman Kitchen, El Huero and more.
Five questions on how coronavirus will impact the global supply chain
Nick Vyas, executive director of the Center for Global Supply Chain Management at USC Marshall, answers key questions on how coronavirus might affect the global economy.
This holiday, take photos for fun, not for social media
New research from USC Marshall finds that taking photos can actually make experiences more enjoyable, as long as you’re not taking them just to share with others.
Celebrating more than five decades of Trojan service
USC honors Constance Rodgers, executive assistant to eight deans at the USC Price School, as she retires after 56 years of dedication to the university.
In her darkest hour, Eugenia Huang found a supportive new home at USC
Getting into USC was bittersweet after the death of her father. But thanks to her Trojan Family, this 2019 graduate bounced back and reaffirmed that this was where she was meant to be.
Jake Olson recalls his journey from confused freshman to history-making graduate
He lost his eyesight at 12, but made headlines as a USC football player. As he graduates, Olson knows his recent accomplishments wouldn’t have been possible without his Trojan Family.
USC Marshall/Greif Incubator welcomes its 100th company — by doing things a bit differently
The center launched in 2015 to help startups reach the next level of success.
Veterans initiative helps the heroes — and their families
A new USC Marshall certificate program, With Your Shield, provides veterans and their spouses special access to civilian business networks and educational opportunities.
USC, Mexican business school create international lecture series
Signature event will alternate between Los Angeles and Mexico City.
USC Marshall is first top business school with as many women as men in MBA program
The school announces its full-time MBA Class of 2020 is 52 percent women — a first for top-tier business schools.
Food truck project lets students make bottom-line decisions
The concept teaches entrepreneurial Trojans a few tasty lessons on licensing, food handling and preparation.
The benefactor every USC business student should know
Think of alumnus Albert T. Quon — and his funded scholarships for international students — the next time you pass his bronze bust in Bridge Hall.
Future of the food industry is being shaped by experts at USC
USC Marshall preps leaders for key challenges in a rapidly changing environment.
Business student safely lands disabled plane on Costa Mesa freeway
Special ops veteran fights Santa Ana winds, using past training to avert disaster on the 55.
Arianna Huffington tells students to turn off their phones and get more sleep
The publisher visits USC, where she talks about the harmful effects of 24/7 technology and Thrive Global, her new enterprise.
Lesson for bosses: Show workers you appreciate them, and they’ll work harder
Glenn Fox of the Performance Science Institute at USC Marshall explains why appreciation is good for the bottom line.
Teachers give students $60,000: How did they spread the wealth?
USC Marshall social enterprise class decides which business models deserve financial backing.