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USC budget to address strategic needs, state pay package

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees today approved the $1.5 billion budget for the state’s flagship university system that covers FY17 operations at USC’s eight campuses and Palmetto College online.

UofSC names new pharmacy dean

Stephen J. Cutler has been named the new dean of the College of Pharmacy. Cutler, who most recently served at the University of Mississippi, arrives in Columbia at an important time for the college and the entire pharmacy profession.

Summer days in Columbia

With fewer classes during the summer, there is more time to enjoy what the University of South Carolina and the surrounding areas have to offer. And because of the summer weather, it is a great time to be outdoors and experience Columbia.

Top scholars to join UofSC freshman class

The University of South Carolina will welcome some of the nation’s and the state’s top students for the university’s most valuable and prestigious scholarship program. Recipients of the Stamps, Carolina and Hamilton scholar awards for in-state students and the McNair awards for out-of-state students will join the Carolina community in August.

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Stories for Faculty and Staff

Chen Li

Grow with the flow

Lasers, rail guns and space stations have unique engineering needs that Carolina research is serving. Joining the faculty of the College of Engineering and Computing in 2009, Chen Li founded the Micro/Nanoscale Transport Lab, which is a world leader in cutting-edge heat transfer and energy production research.


Going global

Tourism is a global industry by its very nature — and the United States is a leader in the sector. Enter the International Hospitality and Tourism Academy, a three-week summer program that welcomes foreign students for intensive training in hospitality and tourism management.

Allison Manuel

Targeting diabetes

Working in Norma Frizzell’s laboratory in the School of Medicine, doctoral student Allison Manuel is getting down to brass tacks with a chronic disease that afflicts some 30 million Americans. Her research is resolving details of a detrimental cellular consequence of diabetes that was discovered here at the University of South Carolina: an indiscriminate modification of proteins that can overwhelm a cell’s ability to function properly.

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It's getting hot out here: A look at heat on campus and how we stay cool

We can get by without a lot of things, but let’s be real — having air conditioning during a S.C. summer is non-negotiable for most of us. So what does it take to keep our campus cool when the morning low in June and July starts out at nearly 80 and afternoon highs can reach triple digits?

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