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Eliminating Digital Discrimination with New Urgency

Eliminating Digital Discrimination with New Urgency

FCC chair calls for a renewed focus on solving the digital divide during the Michelson 20MM Foundation’s in-person town hall at The Beehive in South Los Angeles. By Justin Chapman “It’s time to address digital discrimination with new urgency,” said Federal...

Putting the ‘Fast’ Back in Fast Food

Putting the ‘Fast’ Back in Fast Food

South Carolina State University student De’Marco Poole used what he learned from the HBCU IP Futures Collaborative, a program by the Los Angeles-based Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, to apply for a patent for his automated food preparation invention....

New Grant to Help Develop ‘Forever Implants’ Technology

New Grant to Help Develop ‘Forever Implants’ Technology

The research at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience includes collaborators from USC Keck and Stanford.   By Ben Paul As implant technology improves and the American population continues to age, the number of people living with implants has grown....

Creating a Post-Release Career Pathway for Incarcerated Firefighters

Creating a Post-Release Career Pathway for Incarcerated Firefighters

Spurred by devastating wildfires and a shortage of qualified firefighters, California is creating a pathway for incarcerated firefighters to continue their career post release. To fight wildfires, California depends on incarcerated labor, who make up more than 30...