New approaches to addressing and reducing air and water pollution in L.A. seek to educate, incentivize key stakeholders.
Wrigley Marine Science Center
The Wrigley Institute Scientific Diving Discovery Program helps students from underrepresented minority groups get certified as professional science divers.
Volunteers from USC Dornsife’s Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies help pull tons of damaging garbage from Santa Catalina Island’s historic tourist location.
Students scuba dive, snorkel and collect samples from the sea to solve problems such as how kelp’s circadian rhythm works and where sea cucumbers thrive best.
“Storytime with a Scientist” is just one of many university initiatives that teach local students about the wonders of the scientific world.
The underwater environment at USC Dornsife’s Wrigley Marine Science Center is the perfect place for NASA astronauts to simulate space and prepare for future missions.
Sharks aren’t just the apex predators we see in movies; they’re complicated, fascinating creatures that Trojans are investigating from many angles.
? Class of 2017: Her home state of Minnesota is about as far from the ocean as you can get, but her experiences at USC showed the sea was her true calling.