Mork Family Department Assistant Professor Shaama Sharada was recently awarded a Sloan Fellowship and a Scialog grant for her CO2 reduction research.
Author: Rod Yabut
USC Sea Grant celebrates 50 years, leads new efforts to assess impact of toxic pesticide DDT in ocean near LA
A recent discovery of nearly 800,000 pounds of the banned chemical near Santa Catalina Island sparks new research for an institution that has spent five decades helping Southern California manage its coasts.
USC Aquaculture lab wows South Los Angeles high school students
Learning about the blue economy and aquatic farming enables students from King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science, some of whom have never visited the ocean or a lab, to see science career possibilities.
Mulyana explores sustainability with yarn
Marking Indonesian artist Mulyana’s first solo show in Los Angeles is the newest exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art. “Mulyana: Modular Utopia” centers around climate change and the relationship between human beings and nature.
Making LA: USC Architecture students design sustainable structures for LA2028 Olympic Games
The semester-long project encourages students to design sustainable structures for the city while retaining the spirit of Los Angeles.
Mulyana: Modular Utopia Exhibit at the USC Fisher Museum of Art
Watch the installation of the Mulyana: Modular Utopia exhibit, now on view at the USC Fisher Museum of Art.
New honeybee vaccine offers hope for protecting more than just honeybees
An expert on bees and other pollinators discusses the recently approved vaccine to protect honeybees from a bacterial scourge and gives tips for helping these ecologically crucial species survive.
Increased wildfire risk due to California rainstorms
Why new vegetation makes it important to prepare for fires
A new strategy for western states to adapt to long-term drought: customized water pricing
Even after January’s storms, California faces a water-scarce future. A USC Dornsife economist and USC Viterbi engineer propose a way to test higher water prices as a conservation strategy without hurting low-income users.
Study unveils benefits of electric cars
A team of researchers at the Keck School of Medicine documented the effect of adopting zero-emission vehicles in one of the first-ever studies in the field that reveals the association between ZEVs, air pollution and public health.