With each passing day, the realities of climate change on Earth become less and less deniable. From devastating flash floods in coastal cities to infustructure-crushing sinkholes in southern swamplands and alarmingly frequent wildfires along the northern west coast, it is clear that our planet as we know it will not be able to sustain the environmental malpractice of human-made institutions … Read More

The Discovery ProjectWhat started as a way for local kids to learn from USC professors has evolved into a chance for students around the country to gain access to extraordinary academic opportunities. It’s called The Discovery Project, and Elizabeth Currid-Halkett from the USC Price School of Public Policy, Sandra Kaplan from the USC Rossier School of Education and Leana Golubchik from the USC Viterbi School of … Read More

Hands-on activities and projects fostered intrapersonal STEM connections this year at Northrop Grumman Summer Engineering Camp. The 2021 session of the summer camp marks an in-person return to activities for 36 local middle school students after 18 months online. As per pandemic guidelines, the 2020 installment of the camp provided distance-learning, joining millions of others holding their programs over Zoom. … Read More

SHINE STUDENT DION WALKER, A RISING SOPHOMORE AT GREAT OAK HIGH SCHOOL, PRESENTED HIS RESEARCH AT THE POSTER SESSION. (PHOTO COURTESY OF RICK BOLTON)On Friday July 30th, the 2021 session of the Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) held its annual poster session, the program’s culminating event aimed to celebrate the work and accomplishments of the student participants. At the … Read More