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Start me up

Columbia’s start-up culture is getting hotter, and Carolina is helping fan the entrepreneurial flames. Incubating companies is only part of the start-up equation. There’s a thriving entrepreneurial vibe now among students — enrollment in entrepreneurship classes has doubled and membership in the Entrepreneurship Club is at an all-time high — and the university has built an ecosystem on campus to foster that interest.

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Q&A with Nursing Dean Andrews

The University of South Carolina’s online graduate program in nursing started 15 years ago. The curriculum was one of the first online programs the university offered, targeting working nurses who wanted to join the ranks of nurse leaders, conduct research and teach. We sat down with College of Nursing Dean Jeannette Andrews to discuss the program's success and plans for the future.

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A passion for social justice

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” Four individuals, emboldened by King to ensure social, political and economic equality for all people, were honored by the University of South Carolina for their community service and social justice work at the annual MLK commemoration breakfast.

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Through lenses of dark matter

Steve Rodney is using modern astronomy to bring into focus — or foci, to be precise — something that literally happened a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. He’s one of the leaders of a team using the Hubble Space Telescope to study multiple images of a beyond-ancient supernova that just recently became visible in our neck of the universe.

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In the News

"Highlights from Will Muschamp’s introductory press conference at South Carolina"

UofSC hires Will Muschamp as new head ball coach - SEC Country

"San Bernardino, Paris attacks revive post-9/11 fears"

Expert: Categorizing all Muslims as susceptible to extremism is problematic (feat. Wadie Said, law) --San Francisco Chronicle

"University of South Carolina considered national leader in graduating minority students"

The University of South Carolina was recognized as one the leading universities in the country for improving graduation rates for minority students, and ranks in the top five among flagship universities for closing the graduation gap between minority and white students over the past decade. --WIS-TV

"More Than a Game"

Study: Economic impact of UofSC athletics on Midlands at $198M (feat. Tom Regan, sport and entertainment management) --Free Times

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Calendar of Events

Exhibit: "McKissick Museum: Invitation to Explore"

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Exhibit: "Natural Curiosity

Monday, June 1, 2015

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Exhibit: "Heard at Every Turn: Traditional Music in South Carolina"

Thursday, August 6, 2015

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Exhibit: "Pat Conroy: A Retrospective"

Monday, November 16, 2015

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Exhibit: "Family Ties: South Carolina Women Photographers on Family"

Monday, January 4, 2016

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Exhibit: "Identi-Tee: Beyond the White T-Shirt"

Monday, January 18, 2016

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Ash Wednesday Imposition of Ashes

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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History Center Work in Progress with Professor Emeritus Dan Carter

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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