USC Sea Grant research, community outreach show approval of aquaculture can be earned
A cooking demonstration takes place at the South Central Sustainable Seafood Fest in November. (Photo/Nick Neumann)

People across all demographics could change their minds when they learned about the environmental benefits of seafood farming, USC research suggests.

Three USC Schools Collaborate to Reimagine the LA River

Researchers in landscape architecture, fluid mechanics and augmented reality have created an interactive hydraulic model installed alongside the Los Angeles River.

USC launches first-of-its-kind podcast series and research focused on energy transition
Chip Zukoski, Host, Electric Futures and Sammy Roth, Climate Reporter, LA Times in the USC Annenberg studio. Photo courtesy of USC Annenberg Center for Climate Journalism and Communication)

The USC Annenberg Center for Climate Journalism and Communication (CCJC) announced the launch of Electric Futures.

Behind the Scenes at a National Renewable Energy Laboratory Internship
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Internship Program poses for a photo.

Mechanical Engineering PhD student Morgan Jones reports on his experience at the leading government research lab.

Are bugs bugging humans or the other way around? Study reveals surprises
Composite image of various bugs.
A yearlong project studying spiders and insects in Los Angeles turned up surprising results. (Composite: Letty Avila. Image sources: Wikimedia Commons, iStock and Kelsey Bailey.)

Researchers uncover factors in urban areas that affect diversity in insects and spiders. The study could help ensure the health of these crucial ecosystem contributors.

USC Wrigley Institute, School of Architecture collaborate to test sustainable landscape design methods
Students in Test Plot elective course Arch 546, USC Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability staff and affiliated faculty, and volunteers pose for a group photo on Catalina Island.

Test Plot is a community land-care initiative under the Landscape Architecture + Urbanism program at the USC School of Architecture.

Landscape Justice Initiative addresses pressing environmental challenges in Los Angeles and beyond
Aerial shot of a highway with farmland on either side.

The LJI is a platform for graduate students to position and implement work in areas of environmental, spatial and climate justice.

Electric Futures, Podcast Series on Lithium Extraction in Imperial Valley, Launches

The USC Annenberg CCJC announced the launch of Electric Futures, a podcast series exploring lesser known stories of the energy transition.

USC’s New Sustainability Hub: A Beacon of Environmental Innovation
USC Sustainability Hub, photo by Kristen Adams

USC’s new Sustainability Hub marks a significant stride in its commitment to the environment.

Marshall Launches First University-Wide Sustainability Fellowship Program

Rising sophomores across all USC schools are invited to apply to new Hayes Barnard Sustainability Fellowship.