Activists aren’t necessarily more aggressive than in the past, but they are using creative and sometimes shocking new tactics that are meant to go viral to spread their message.
A paid internship program trains students to communicate scientific research to the public. Scientists hope it will get the world to pay better attention.
USC Dornsife paleobiologist David Bottjer and PhD student Alison Cribb, along with an international team of researchers, find ancient clues on the seafloor that show how life bounced back after 90% of species died off.
L.A.’s early 20th-century “Water Wars” over access to the precious H2O needed to fuel the city’s growth included a web of corruption and lies that inspired one of the most celebrated noir movies of all time: ‘Chinatown.’
USC Dornsife’s M.A. in Global Security Studies program combines coursework in international relations, spatial sciences and environmental studies, and draws on resources of USC Shoah Foundation.
No one can solve environmental problems alone, but these actionable ideas can reduce your environmental footprint.
Students are transforming giant globes to communicate abstract ideas about the climate crisis.
James Fawcett of the USC Sea Grant program at USC Dornsife explains how the line of ships floating off the coast waiting to offload goods is making a mark on the local environment. [5 min read]
With many countries, companies and individuals intensifying their space exploration programs, questions about rights, ownership and the feasibility of manned space missions are coming to the fore of public debate. [9¼ min read]