Announcement & Forms  |  2014 Awardees

The Research Initiative for Summer Engagement (RISE) program provides financial support to faculty members at senior and regional campuses for summer salary, research supplies, travel related to research and undergraduate student support. Faculty members can also use these funds to spend the summer collaborating with USC Columbia faculty members.

The Office of the Vice President for Research is very pleased to recognize the 2014 RISE awardees from our Senior and Regional Campuses.

Click on the campus names below to view the list of awardees from the corresponding campus.


USC Aiken  |  USC Beaufort  |  USC Upstate  |  USC Lancaster  |  USC Salkehatchie  |  USC Sumter  | 

Principal Investigator



Brent Morris

Nineteenth Century Tidewater Resistance Communities: The Forgotten Social History of the Great Dismal Swamp (Prehistory-1865)

USC Beaufort

Lisa Ciresi

"Foundations of a Sacred Empire:  the 13th Century Ceremonial Site of Charlemagne"

USC Beaufort

Kimberly Cavanagh

Where do we go from here? The impact of regional civil democratization on the tourism economies in Jordan and Egypt

USC Beaufort

Kasia Pawelek

Within-Host Models of Influenza Virus Infection: The Role of Macrophages

USC Beaufort

Pamela Cooper Hoel

In Their Own Voice: Bangladesh Acid Survivor Stories 2

USC Beaufort

Xuwei Liang

An Integrated White Matter Analysis System Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging

USC Beaufort

Brian Glaze

Light of the Lowcountry

USC Beaufort

Jennifer D'Antonio

Synthesis and Biological Testing of a Biofilm Inhibitor Compound: An Integrated Organic-Biology Experiment

USC Beaufort



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