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:
Former Trojan offensive lineman has been driven to succeed from childhood — on and off the field
COMMENCEMENT 2022: Frank Martin II is a busy guy: He’s accumulated three USC degrees in six years, all while being a spokesman for Athletics’ Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Now he’s moving on to the world of venture capital.
USC Marshall doctoral student looks at the intersection of politics, startups and corporate activism
COMMENCEMENT 2022: Hooding ceremony is bittersweet for Maurice J. Murphy, who wishes his mentor had lived to see what he’s accomplished.
Incorporating sustainability in a business curriculum? USC Marshall is doing it
EARTH WEEK: Today’s business students want more sustainability content in their studies. Learn how USC’s business school is meeting the demand.
USC Marshall alumnae discuss leadership in changing times
The International Women’s Day event proved an ideal space to discuss the massive disruption to the work lives of women, the opportunities and the ongoing challenges.
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine complicates green energy efforts in U.S. and Europe
USC Marshall’s Shon Hiatt, an expert in agribusiness and global energy, answers questions about how the war will impact prices, clean energy efforts and more.
USC faculty members win DARPA grant to study new ways of protecting financial data
The $1 million grant will fund work by Srivatsan Ravi and Pedro Szekely of the USC Information Sciences Institute and USC Marshall’s Larry Harris.
Transfer program gives prospective Trojans a second chance
Meet a member of USC Marshall’s Pathways Program, a unique recruiting plan specifically designed to increase the number of talented Black students transferring into the business school.
Trojan’s side hustle — a job-oriented podcast — helps listeners make career connections
As a student, Aaron “A.J.” Eckstein revitalized the Latino Business Student Association. Now the recent graduate is connecting people with their dream jobs through his Final Round interview podcast.
USC Marshall undergraduate program reaches gender parity
Women comprise 52% of first-year students in the school’s business administration degree program.
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.