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Calendar of Events

Exhibit: "Traditions, Change and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast"

Friday, August 8, 2014

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Exhibit: "Home of the Palmetto: South Carolina and Its State Tree"

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Exhibit: “The Force of Character and Courage”: South Carolina and Hugo

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Exhibit: "A Little Piece of the Cosmos: The Art of Roman Vishniac's Scientific Microscopy

Monday, December 1, 2014

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USC Press holiday book sale

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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2015 All-State Trumpet Camp

Saturday, January 3, 2015

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SC All-State Double Reed Workshop

Sunday, January 4, 2015

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Blake Fowler and Jonathan Witmer Senior Percussion Recital

Monday, January 12, 2015

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Featured Content

let there be rock

Let there be rock

As a geochemistry professor, Michael Bizimis knows plenty about rock, but his first true love? That was heavy metal.

Med school étude

Med school étude

Music major Lonnie Russell came to the University of South Carolina to study piano with Charles Fugo, but ever since his senior year at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, his longterm plan has been to go to medical school following his undergraduate education. Next year, he will embark on the next phase of that journey as a first-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.

VIDEO: Jeb Bush delivers commencement address

VIDEO: Jeb Bush delivers commencement address

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told University of South Carolina graduates to find joy and serve others. Bush and former ambassador to the Bahamas Ned Siegel received honorary degrees during fall commencement.

Alumnus focuses lens on Carolina life

Alumnus focuses lens on Carolina life

Sean Rayford's camera is his passport to worlds he might not otherwise visit: from cheerleading championships to punk rock concerts, from the sidelines at NFL games to the aisles of the wedding chapel. While Rayford started photography as a way to get into rock 'n' roll concerts for free, it has become a lifelong passion and career - one that he honed as a University of South Carolina student.

Keeping Carolina green

Keeping Carolina green

UofSC's Facilities Landscaping team staffs a tree maintenance crew to keep the campus trees beautiful, sustainable, and most importantly, safe. With more than 7,000 trees from about 80 species on the Columbia campus, the team has their work cut out for them to keep Carolina a Tree Campus USA. We caught up with the team to find out how they keep campus green.

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In the News

“Dual roles for colleges”

President Pastides responds to column on higher ed challenges --New York Times

“S.C. cited among top five in fuel cell R&D”

UofSC’s SmartState program ranked #1 in funding --Columbia Regional Business Report

“Suspended for blogging”

Blogger, professor weighs in on suspended Marquette University faculty member controversy (feat. Justin Weinberg, philosophy) --Inside Higher Ed

“Bush speaks in South Carolina, dropping 2016 hints”

Jeb Bush 4th family member to be honored in UofSC commencement ceremonies --Washington Post

“What ever happened to Camp Asylum?”

UofSC archaeologists still analyzing Camp Asylum artifacts after dig conclusion (feat. Chester DePratter, archaeology) --The State

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