USC College Dean Howard Gillman has appointed Dr. Roberta Marinelli the new director of the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, following an extensive national search.
Since 2005, Marinelli has served as the… more>
Two USC College biologists have received support from the National Science Foundation to examine the conditions that lead to the synthesis of B vitamins in the marine environment and the influence of those vitamins on marine… more>
The functioning of marine ecosystems depends on the size and flavor of microbes at the base of the food chain. Changes to the Earth's atmosphere might rearrange that microscopic menu.
Microbes that currently are the main… more>
In the United States, despite droughts, water is accessible and relatively clean. You can find it in water fountains, sink faucets and store shelves.
But what if you had to walk miles for a sip of clean water?
Six Gabrielino… more>
Seventh grader Jared Cummings was at his home about to throw away a few dead batteries when he began to wonder.
Wouldn’t the chemicals in the batteries seep into the soil and harm the environment?
“So I did some… more>
Travel to the USC campus on Catalina Island became much easier in early April when the U.S. Coast Guard approved passenger travel on a boat owned by USC and operated by the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. The… more>