Alumna and Hollywood stuntwoman Jennifer Mobley, known professionally as Jasi Lanier, makes her living as a human projectile, punching bag and blowtorch -- and she loves every minute of it.
Pharmacy students Alexas Polk and Sarah DeMott researched nearly 5,000 medical orders given on television medical shows since 1989 (Doogie Howser, M.D.). What they found was that fictional TV doctors were wrong about 12 percent of the time. They will present their findings at Discovery Day.
Taylor Boucher's family will be flying in from California this Friday night to support the junior in his greatest passion.
Several recent papers from biologist Tim Mousseau and colleagues show that the avian situation in areas contaminated by radioactive materials released during Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear disaster is just getting worse.
Caitlin McCormack came to the University of South Carolina to make her dance dreams come true. This week she'll return to the stage with a group of students and alumni to perform an original piece.
Over the past million years, global climate has undergone periods of stability, but also instability, with abrupt, rapid, and substantial climate changes occurring as a consequence of natural processes that scientists are actively working to understand. University of South Carolina paleoceanographer Kelly Gibson and colleagues contributed to this effort in a recent paper.
Kassandra Solsrud is taking the academic road less traveled in her quest to earn a degree in international business enroute to medical school. Then again, the sophomore from Atlanta, Ga., hasn't exactly set her sights on a traditional career in medicine.
Alumnus, attorney and University of South Carolina board member William Hubbard is serving a one-year term as president of the American Bar Association and making the most of the opportunity.
One of the first things Clarie Randall has to combat as part of the Feminist Collective is the negative impression that tends to follow the word feminism.
The U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay has had some seriously bad press over the past dozen years as the detention center for people deemed enemy combatants following the 2001 terrorist attacks. But the base was there for a century before that and was home to thousands of service members, their families and civilian contractors from both the U.S. and other countries.
Gov. Nikki Haley, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, and Gamecocks Women's Basketball Coach Dawn Staley will deliver the commencement addresses at the May 8-9 ceremonies at the University of South Carolina.
Balancing family, work and studies is a challenge most graduate students face, but the Graduate Student Association wants to add one more thing -- getting involved on campus.
Lindsay Sexton began her undergraduate career at the University of South Carolina with plans to attend medical school after graduation. It was not until a professor asked Sexton to help with research and development that she realized she could pursue a career path in chemistry.
After nine months waiting for a new home, the Leadership and Service Center recently returned to the Russell House -- and the return after a displacement by construction work wasn't just a move back, it was a move up.
"If you had to write down the specifications of what you'd expect of a son, he would come as close to meeting them as anyone could," says Jim Pearce, a 1942 Carolina graduate who endowed a UofSC professorship to memorialize his son Mac, a 1972 Carolina grad. "I like the fact that this professorship will continue to honor Mac for generations to come."
David Bajo's latest novel, "Mercy 6," is a literary take on a medical thriller set in a California hospital -- "I tried to address the tropes of the genre and invert them rather than falling into them," says Carolina's creative writing MFA director -- but that's only one aspect of what Bajo intends to discuss April 18 at the Open Book series.
Sam Spina has always wanted to make a living out of his doodles. Now, thanks to an opportunity to make a short cartoon for Nickelodeon, he works everyday as a storyboard artist on Cartoon Network's "The Regular Show."
The high-tech teaching facility in the basement of the Coker Life Sciences building -- the ACE lab -- doesn't involve novice cardsharps learning the latest in sleight-of-hand. There's a much more serious kind of training going on in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy's Aseptic Compounding Experience laboratory.
CS First, created by a Google team in South Carolina, is a curriculum geared for children in grades 4 through 8 that’s organized around themes such as art or game design and includes easy-to-use programming software called Scratch. JameSue Goodman, the project lead, is a 1997 Carolina grad who took her first computer science course in her last semester of college.
Maestro Donald Portnoy answers a few questions about his conducting career. Portnoy is a 2015 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award recipient.
Jacquline Plyler has always had an affinity for animals, her mother says, even though she was once kicked while trying to vaccinate a cow. Now the biomedical engineering senior wants to make a career out of studying and creating vaccines for farm animals. "I didn't decide to pre-vet until between my freshman and sophomore year," says Plyler, who was honored this week as the university's Outstanding Woman of the Year.
Elizabeth Moore has always been interested in science and math. Health care was something she was naturally drawn to but watching her grandmother struggle with Alzheimer's Disease sparked a passion for research that the University of South Carolina junior hopes to pursue in her career.
You could say that Jamie Scott has built his business on sweat -- his own and his customers'. But there's a lot more to Jamie Scott Fitness than perspiration, and that's why the former Gamecock football player has been so successful with his boutique-style gym in Columbia.
Social work alumna Mary Lohman directs Girls on the Run Columbia, a nonprofit that develops self-esteem and other positive attributes in young girls while training them to run a 5k. Social work assistant professor Aidyn Iachini is conducting research that's helping making the program even better.
When he began considering a setting for a portrait of University of South Carolina alumna and benefactress Darla Moore, Heimans and Moore both looked to the new building for the business school that bears her name.