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ultrasound

An insider view

From the start of their medical studies, students in the School of Medicine in Columbia begin learning to use ultrasound, which can image all major organs, as well as joints and blood vessels, at the bedside. It’s one of the school’s distinctions, being the first institution in the nation to integrate ultrasound instruction into all four years of its curriculum.

claire robinson

Revamped advisement process helps students find their way

It’s more important than ever for universities to help students navigate the advisement process. That’s exactly what the University of South Carolina is doing at the University Advising Center, which is part of a university-wide change in advisement philosophy.

Delving into drought

With South Carolina still recovering from last October’s historic floods, it might seem incongruous to study drought. But this state has faced serious drought in the past — and it will again. Enter the the Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessment team, which works to improve our understanding of drought over time and space.

cicada killer

The buzz on cicada killers

Stroll the Horseshoe and you may see some large wasps called cicada killers. Naturalist-in-Residence Rudy Mancke explains the buzz around these wasps that kill cicada insects.

Abdel Bayoumi

Center for Predictive Maintenance launches new chapter

One of USC’s most successful home-grown research programs has a new name, a new commercial partner and will soon move to a new building with ten times the floor space it currently occupies. The Center for Predictive Maintenance is launching a new chapter under director Abdel Bayoumi.

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In the News

Dean addresses SC’s growing aerospace industry

(feat. Hossein Haj-Hariri, engineering and computing. --WLTX-TV

Researcher examines how the brain interprets metaphors

(feat. Rutvik Desai, psychology) --Chronicle of Higher Education

USC Press director reminisces about author Pat Conroy

(feat. Jonathan Haupt, USC Press) --Atlanta Journal & Constitution

Geographer discusses flooding and community resilience

(feat. Susan Cutter, geographer) --Scientific American

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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: "Interpreting Faulkner: Text - Image - Sound"

Monday, August 22, 2016

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25 Years of South Carolina Political Collections

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "Spin Currents"

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Department of History Lecture: Dr. Kent Germany

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Vanderbilt Hometown Tailgate

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Freeman Sunday Concert: The Soloists

Sunday, September 4, 2016

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Exhibit: "Opening the Capsule: Columbia's Sesquicentennial"

Monday, September 5, 2016

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Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, September 5, 2016

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Prevention Research Center Symposium

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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Film and Media Studies Lecture: "The Goldberg Condition: A Forgotten Media Innovator"

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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