Faculty and Staff Gateway

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Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the links faculty and staff members use most. You can check your email, find forms for student advising, check out your benefits or find the internal Web pages for your specific unit or division. To find what you need, browse the categories below, click on the plus sign to display links within that category and select the link you want.


Announcements

Let's get moving

UofSC feedback needed on city's pedestrian and bicycle master plan by Feb. 6 The University of South Carolina has made tremendous strides in creating a campus that supports and encourages walking and bicycling.

Carolina Alert: Winter Weather

Winter is here and while we do not expect any deviation from our normal campus operations in the immediate future, the return to campus this semester is a good time to remind the Carolina Family of the following regarding weather related delays and closings:

Our heart health has no limits

Find new ways to have heart healthier habits at Our Heart Has No Limits with interactive exercise demonstrations, health screenings, free giveaways and deliciously healthy food samples, plus register to be a part of Team UofSC at the AHA Heart Walk.

Join Outdoor Recreation for ski, snowboard day trip

Join Outdoor Recreation on the annual ski trip to Sugar Mountain in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Participants have the option of skiing or snowboarding.

The First-Year Reading Experience common read selected

The First-Year Reading Experience common read committee has chosen Where'd You Go Bernadette? for the 2015 First-Year Reading Experience.

Register for USCDM Virtual FT5K

A virtual run is a race that can be ran at any location at any time of day and can be walked, ran outside or even completed on a treadmill. Each registration fee will go directly to Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Center connects students for success

The Student Success Center invites faculty and teaching assistants teaching core first and second-year courses to participate in Success Connect, an early intervention initiative.

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Stories for Faculty and Staff

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

After finishing a final exam, more than a few students might want to send it hurtling away at a few hundred miles an hour. In master teacher Ed Donovan's classes, they get to do just that, but by no means out of frustration. Donovan has found that a final exam assignment to build and launch a model rocket is a sure-fire way to get students excited about everything from hands-on craftwork to trigonometry to Newton's Three Laws of Motion.

Enter the Ice Dragon

Enter the Ice Dragon

Andy Hayes and Dale McCants, two alumni of the University of South Carolina's doctoral program in mechanical engineering, are the masterminds behind the nanofluid coolant Ice Dragon, which is used by online gamers to cool high-end PCs. Now the two hope to use the same coolant on a larger scale to cool everything from motorcycle engines to office buildings.

Doing the right thing

Doing the right thing

Toyota’s public response during its numerous recalls beginning in 2008 is a textbook case of how to thoroughly botch a crisis in consumer confidence, according to University of South Carolina researchers Shannon Bowen and Yue Zheng. Their quantitative study of print media underscores the importance of ethical conduct and an ethical response from any company when questions arise about the safety of its products.

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