Media Index - By Topics

This is a list of current hot topics and some subjects of interest to the media. Press on the first letter of the topic you wish to look up:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

A

African-American issues (see Black)
AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)
anthropology/archaeology
James Brady, Patricia Martz
affirmative action
Siegrun Freyss, Fernando A. Hernandez, Tom Larson
Africa
Beryl Bellman, Jonathan Nwomonoh
aging
E. Frederick Anderson, Marlohn Balas, Connie Corley, Steven Hawkins, Kim Miller
astronomy (star and planet formation)
Susan Terebey
aviation design/safety
Frank Tullo (Technology)

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B

bilingual education
Marguerite Ann Snow
Black (African-American)
Shirley Better, Lamont Yeakey
blindness/visual impairment
Diane Fazzi
body image
Janet Lever
business ethics
John Steiner

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C

California
Marilyn Elkins, Patricia Martz, Linda O’Hirok
campaign rhetorics
Kevin Baaske, Jon Beaupre
cancer
Matthias Selke
cave exploration, discoveries
James Brady
child abuse (see domestic violence)
child care/pre-school
Pamela Kisor, Marlene Zepeda
children’s literature
Michelle Hawley, Steven Jones, Judith Washburn
China
Sin Fong Han, Lih-Min Hsia, Richard Kao, Stephen Ma, Yongyi Song
Chinese diaspora
ChorSwang Ngin
cinema/film
Alan Bloom, Blake Jackson (Communication Studies)
city contracts/billing
Greg Andranovich
civil rights
Scott Bowman, Fernando A. Hernandez, Lamont Yeakey
civil war
Chris Endy
climate/weather
Steve LaDochy, Hengchun Ye
corporate mismanagement
Maria Boss, Rick Hayes, John Steiner, Dang Tran
cults
Sheila Price (Philosophy)
cultural diversity (multicultural education)
Mohammad Auwal, Beryl Bellman, Jean Phinney

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D

dance choreography
Theresa Larkin, Hae Kyung Lee
demographics
Ali Modarres
depression
Herbert Goldberg, Paula K. Vuckovich
digital signal processing
Jeffrey Beyon
diversity (see cultural diversity)
DNA
Jamil Momand, Kathy Roberts
domestic violence
Suzanne Regan, Marcel Soriano
drug education
Behjat A. Sharif

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E

earthquakes
Neda Fabris, Steve LaDochy, Gary Novak
eating disorders
Fary Cachelin, Laura Calderon
ecology
Alan Muchlinski, Carlos Robles
Egypt
Aida O’Reilly, Daniel C. Crecelius
elections/politics
Nadine S. Koch, Jaime Regalado, Martin Schiesl
entrepreneurship
Doris Christopher, Steve McGuire
ethics
Sharon Bishop, Elaine Draper, Ann Garry
evolution
Patrick Krug, Donald Paulson

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F

family issues, violence, therapy (see domestic violence)
fashion design
Rebecca Davis (Art), Carol Tuntland
feminism (see women’s issues)
fiber optics
Fred Daneshgaran
film (see cinema)
fire ecology, protection
John A. Gamon, Ray Shackelford
flooding
Young C. Kim
folklore
Steven S. Jones, Elliott Oring
food safety
Roberto Chamul, Pera Jambazian, Harmit Singh
foreign policy
Michael Siler
forensic science
Donald Johnson, Elizabeth Miller, Katherine Roberts
France
Christopher Endy, Christophe Lagier

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G

gang violence
Kimberly King, Marcel Soriano
gardening
Ronald Tsukashima
gas prices
Tom Larson
gender issues
Hema Chari, Dionne Espinoza, Siegrun Freyss, Ann Garry, Kimberly King, Janet Lever
genetics
Margaret Jefferson, Howard Rosen, Sandra Sharp
gerontology (see aging)
gifted children
Richard Maddox
globalization
Christopher Endy

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H

herbal medicine
Norman Klein, Jon L. Olson
HIV/AIDS
Thomas W. Barkley, Jr.,
homeland security
Beryl Bellman, David Gadish, Michael Siler

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I

immigration
Timothy Lim, Ali Modarres
information technology
Russell Abbott, Ronald Lemos, Paul Rosenthal
information security
Ludwig Slusky
insider training
Maria Boss
intercultural communication (see cultural diversity)
international relations
Naomi Caiden, Christopher Endy, Stephen Ma
Iraq (see Middle East)

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J

Japan
Rauf R. Khan, Ronald Tzukashima
jazz
Paul De Castro
jury selection
Kenneth Wagner

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K

Korea
Kern Kwong, Kim Miller, Moonsong David Oh, Eui-Young Yu

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L

landslides
Kim Bishop, Robert Stull
LAPD history (1920s-1950s)
David Jenks
Latin America
Marjorie Bray, Donald Bray, John Kirchner
legal ethics
Joseph Deering
linguistics
Raquel Ackerman, Thomas Peterson
literacy
Margaret Moustafa
literature
Steven Jones
Los Angeles
Siegrun Freyss, Tom Larson, Ali Modarres, Martin Schiesl

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M

magnetic resonance
Oscar Bernal, Guo-meng (Peter) Zhao
Mayan culture
Manuel Aguilar, James Brady
Mexican repatriation
Francisco Balderrama
Mexico
Francisco Balderrama, Roberto Cantu, Alfonso Gonzalez, Fernando A. Hernandez, Jon L. Olson, John Rees
mental health
Joseph Prabhu
metabolic diseases
Wayne R. Tikkanen
Middle East
Kazem Alamdari, Mohammad A. Auwal, Daniel C. Crecelius, Irving Kett, Afshin Matin-asgari
money and banking
Stephen Pollard, Dang T. Tran

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N

neuroscience research
Ramani Durvasula, Beverly Krilowicz (Biological Sciences), Amelia Russo-Neustadt (Biolofical Sciences)
nursing care standards
Marilyn Friedman
nutrition
Laura Calderon, John Orta

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O

obesity
Laura Calderon
office romance
Janet Lever
organized labor
Tom Larson, Jaime A. Regalado

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P

parenting
Pamela Kisor, Marlene Zepeda
playwriting
José Cruz González
poetry
Lauri Ramey, Timothy Steele
police administration
Nathaniel Trives
policing/security
Blair Berkley, David Jenks
pollution
Steve LaDochy, Richard Vogl
posttraumatic stress
Loretta Birckhead, Gaithri Fernando
Proposition 187
Marcel Soriano
public policy
Naomi Caiden, Siegrun Freyss, Michael McLendon, Jaime Regalado

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Q

Quantum Hall Effect
Edward H. Rezayi

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R

race relations and social conflicts
Scott Bowman, Lena Chao, Kimberly King, Jaime A. Regalado, Marcel Soriano, Ronald Tsukashima
redistricting
Ali Modarres
religions
Joseph Prabhu
remedial courses in higher education
Marcel Soriano
retail management
Tyrone Jackson
Romania
Domnita Dumitrescu

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S

senior citizen issues (see aging)
Shakespeare
Caroline McManus, Alison Taufer
solar energy
Stephen F. Felszeghy, Richard Roberto, Le Tang, Chivey C. Wu
SPACE Lab
Helen Boussalis, Maj Mirmirani (Mechanical Engineering)
special education (Federal No Child Left Behind Act)
Ann Barbour, Mary Falvey, Nancy Hunt
spousal abuse (see domestic violence)
supermileage competition
Virgil Seaman

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T

teen pregnancy
Karen Nielsen-Menicucci
telecommunications
Martin Roden
terrorist activities
Kelly Madison, Afshin Matin-asgari, Michael Siler
Third World countries
Kazem Alamdari, Michael Siler
three-strikes law
Micol Seigel (Liberal Studies)
tornadoes
Steve LaDochy
transportation
Hassan Hashemian (Civil Engineering), Irving Kett, John Kirchner
trauma therapy
Loretta Birckhead, Susan Crimmins, Mitchell Eisen, Gaithri Fernando

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U

ulama (Mesoamerican ballgame)
Manuel Aguilar, James Brady
urban planning/studies
Siegrun Freyss, Tom Larson, Killian P. H. Ying
unemployment
Tom Larson

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V

Vietnam
Marilyn Elkins
viruses
Nancy McQueen
volcanoes
Robert Stull

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W

weather (see climate)
welfare reform
Neil Cohen
wireless technology
Fred Daneshgaran, Martin Roden, Song Xing (Information Systems)
women’s issues
Siegrun Freyss, Ann Garry, Kimberly King, Susan Mason, ChorSwang Ngin, Suzanne Regan, Carole Srole

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Y

youths, at-risk
Phillip Carter, Kimberly King, Marcel Soriano

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Z

zoology
Betsy Peitz

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