Cars that run on kelp. Cosmetics made from waste products. An alternative energy model fueled by clean, green chemicals. USC Dornsife researchers are creating innovative new products and businesses to mend the planet and create a strong economy. [8½ min read]


Buoyed by their experiences, participants in the USC Scientific Diving program aim to advance their respective fields while making a global impact.


USC Dornsife professors each take a 2013 Provost’s Prize for Teaching With Technology for research in which their students use diving computers and easily accessible technologies such as YouTube, WordPress and video.


During a Maymester course, 26 mostly environmental studies students in USC Dornsife who completed a Spring class teaching them how to dive are now headed to Guam and Palau.