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:
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.
A lawyer (and grandma) becomes USC analytics student at 66
Attorney-turned-student takes tough classes in business analytics — all for the love of data.
First USC Marshall summit for female entrepreneurs exceeds expectations
Hundreds of investors, executives, thought leaders and students turn out for an all-day event focusing on recruitment and support.
Power professionals make a case for intellectual property
Driving more than $6 trillion in annual output, I.P. has become a critical area of interest for future entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Texans were at their best when the hurricane was at its worst
Grocery executive and USC Marshall alum Scott McClelland offers the Spirit of Troy during the devastating disaster.
Learning about accounting’s Big Four turned out to be a big break
USC business student’s connection to a recruiter at a top firm will lead to a coveted position after graduation.
Global journey comes to a successful end for first World Bachelor in Business grads
Nobody quite knew how this bold idea would work — nearly four years later, the results are in.
At 45, a USC entrepreneur finds the ideal graduate program in her own backyard
Kimberly Kelly-Rolfe builds a one-stop shop for the accounting, bookkeeping and payroll needs of small businesses.
Alumna’s gift will support MBA scholarships for women over 30
Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett, who excelled in marketing and education, gives back to USC Marshall students.
It may be time for students to think about a job in risk management
USC Marshall takes the lead in training next-gen insurance professionals.
Disney CEO Robert Iger talks tech and entertainment at USC event
USC Marshall’s Greif Center and USC Annenberg co-host their first summit on VR, artificial intelligence, digital media, gaming and e-sports.
Would you believe there are more libraries than Starbucks or McDonald’s?
New leader of a USC Marshall master’s program says public libraries are alive and well in today’s fast-paced society.