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New on the 'Shoe

The university's oldest part of campus, the historic Horseshoe, is undergoing a lot of "new" this summer, including installation of new sod, a brick walkway, building renovations and campus wall repairs and even a few new trees.

SC chief justice to speak at summer commencement

South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal, the first woman to serve on the state's highest court, will address graduates at the University of South Carolina's summer commencement exercises on Aug. 8.

Alumna receives national leader award

Jacquline Plyer, a recent graduate of the University of South Carolina, has been announced as the 2015 Omicorn Delta Kappa National Leader of the Year.

Top scholars 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 Carolina/Hamilton Scholar Awards for in-state students and the McNair/Horseshoe Scholar Awards for out-of-state students will join the Carolina community in August.

Phone scams target college students

Over the last year, several University of South Carolina students have reported being contacted by would-be phone scammers.

Farmers Market returns for summer

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market will return throughout June and July so get ready for some delicious South Carolina peaches.

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Stories for Students

Student finds path helping local kids learn to read

Student finds path helping local kids learn to read

Temisha Simpkins is one of four University of South Carolina students serving across the city this summer as a part of the AmeriCorps VISTAs program. She has spent her summer days helping children younger than 12 read at St. Lawrence Place, a nonprofit organization in Columbia.

UofSC selects Missouri dean as new provost

UofSC selects Missouri dean as new provost

Leaving the legal profession to pursue a career in academia was a tough, but life-changing experience for Joan T.A. Gabel. "We prepare students for success, we answer questions and we positively impact our community at home and around the world - where else can you say that?" Gabel was named new executive vice president of academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina on July 28.

Making order of a classical education

Making order of a classical education

The ancient Greek word "kosmos" has to do with order and achievement -- which nicely describes the academic prowess of Del Maticic, a 2015 classics and history graduate of the Honors College.

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