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Events for Students

See what events are open to students this week at UofSC. For a list of university events open to the public, please visit the UofSC Calendar of Events.

Monday, March 30

2-6 p.m. – Laser Tag

When: Monday, March 30, 2-6 p.m.
Where: Russell House Ballroom
Cost: Free with Carolina Card

2-7 p.m. — Phantomythography: A Young Ghost Comes of Age

When: Monday, March 30, 2-7 p.m. (drop-in)
Where: Russell House Room 315
Cost: Free

Phantomythography: A Young Ghost Comes of Age is a multi-projection video installation piece, exploring love and loss in a queer Southern space. The Six silvered screens are arranged to form a haunted forest, reflective of the setting of the story’s narrative. Two girls chase each other through the woods as the audience follows their memories.

3:30 p.m. – National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF) Workshop with DOD NDSEG, DOE CSGF, and SMART

When: Monday, March 30 at 3:30 pm
Where: Russell House 302
Cost: free

These scholarships offer an estimated $132,000 for graduate school funding for STEM students.

Tuesday, March 31

9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — The Clothesline Project

When: Tuesday, March 31, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where:
Greene Street
Cost:
Free

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that started in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women and sexual assault. It is a vehicle for women and men affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a T-shirt. There are different colored shirts for different types of violence. SAVIP will be out on Greene Street throughout March and April hosting live painting events. Feel free to stop by to show your support for survivors and paint a shirt to be displayed on the clothesline Monday, April 13.

9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Healthy Carolina Farmers Market

When: Tuesday, March 31, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Greene Street

Pick up some fresh fruits, veggies and more. This week's theme is Gamecocks Stand Up. As part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Stand Up Carolina will be presenting their Clothesline Project! A live t-shirt painting session will take place in order to emphasize the importance of consent, acknowledge accountable bystanders and raise awareness about sexual assault.

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. — Mutual Expectations Workshop: Success in STEM classes

When: Thursday, March 31, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Where: Russell House Ballroom
Cost: Free

Students and faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are encouraged to join this workshop for lunch and conversation. RSVP online

3-4 p.m. — TED Talk Tuesday

When: Tuesday, March 31, 3-4 p.m.
Where: Russell House 227
Cost: Free

Join staff from the Leadership and Service Center in a weekly discussion of a TED Talk. Participants will view a TED talk and then engage in a discussion of the idea presented.

3:30 – Pickering, Rangel and Payne Workshop

When: Tuesday, March 31, 3:30 p.m.
Where:
Legare 322
Cost:
Free

These scholarships offer up to $90,000 in graduate funding for students planning a career in the Foreign Service.

5:30-7:30 p.m. – Women's Self-Defense Class (condensed - lecture only)

When: Tuesday, March 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where:
USCPD, 1415 Henderson St.
Cost:
Free

USC's Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention and the Division of Law Enforcement and Safety have teamed up to offer self-defense training workshops for women. Open to all students, faculty and staff. Registration is required. Learn more at http://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/savip/self-defense/

7 p.m. — TransVisible Screening and Panel

When: Tuesday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Where: USC School of Law Room 135
Cost: Free

TransVisible is a documentary film on the life of renowned Trans Latina activist Bamby Salcedo. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion with local trans women on their lives and experiences in activism.

Wednesday, April 1

Final day to submit a late summer, fall, or academic year study abroad application with a $50 late fee.

Final day to submit a late summer, fall, or academic year study abroad application with a $50 late fee.

FAFSA 2015-2016 priority deadline

FAFSA 2015-2016 priority deadline 

SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair

When: Wednesday, April 1
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Looking for a job, internship or co-op? Don't miss this opportunity to meet recruiters live online. UofSC students and alumni are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet employers which may not attend all day events. Register online.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. — The Clothesline Project

When: Tuesday, March 31, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Greene Street
Cost: Free

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that started in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women and sexual assault. It is a vehicle for women and men affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a T-shirt. There are different colored shirts for different types of violence. SAVIP will be out on Greene Street throughout March and April hosting live painting events. Feel free to stop by to show your support for survivors and paint a shirt to be displayed on the clothesline Monday, April 13.

8 p.m. — The Dating Game

When: Wednesday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Where:
Russell House Theater
Cost:
Free
Remember the 1960's show The Dating Game? Well here's your chance to try your hand at being a contestant, bachelor, or bachelorette in this years most fun and exciting event hosted by Student Government Freshman Council and Residence Hall Association.

 Thursday, April 2

SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair

When: Thursday, April 2
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Looking for a job, internship or co-op? Don't miss this opportunity to meet recruiters live online. UofSC students and alumni are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet employers which may not attend all day events. Register online.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. — GYT (Get Yourself Tested) Carnival

When: Thursday, April 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Greene Street
Cost: Free

The Campus Wellness sexual health educator will be on Greene Street promoting healthy sexuality by providing information about getting tested and knowing your status. Free t-shirts and other giveaways. Free HIV testing will also be provided.

6 p.m. — Queer People of Color Discussion Group

When: Thursday, April 2, 6 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room 303/205
Cost: Free

This discussion group provides and safe and supportive space for LGBTQ+ people who identify as people of color to build a community of support and understanding. Topics will focus on the experiences of life at the intersections as a queer person of color at USC.

 Friday, April 3 

Applications to become an Alternative Break Trip Leader due by 4 p.m. 

Applications to become an Alternative Break Trip Leader due by 4 p.m.