Biofuel From The Oceans

Depletion of petroleum derived fuel and environmental concerns about traditional means of energy production have accelerated the use of biofuel as an alternative source in recent years. Climate change and energy security are the two major driving forces for global biofuel development. Off the southern California coast, a team of researchers has been working on what they hope will become … Read More

Day 1: USC Spring Break in Catalina Island

I couldn’t have asked for a better Spring Break! As a newly admitted graduate student at USC, I was not aware of the USC Wrigley Institute Spring Break Program until a few weeks before the application deadline. It was a last-minute decision and I am so glad I was one of the participants in a small group of 21 students … Read More