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Announcements

UofSC welcomes NCAA Tournament to Colonial Life Arena

The University of South Carolina is hosting the first and second rounds of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Colonial Life Arena, March 22-24, welcoming thousands of visitors to campus and the city of Columbia for the event. The city, the COMET bus service and the university have created a transportation plan for the week for visitors and regular commuters.

Parking lot FS10 altered during NCAA Tournament week

With crews coming in to set up for the NCAA Tournament in Colonial Life Arena, parking lot FS10, located behind the arena on Gadsden Street, will lose over half its spaces on March 18-19. The lot will be completely closed to faculty and staff over March 20-24.

Presidential search committee receives update

The presidential candidate search committee met via conference call March 4 to receive an update from Parker Executive Search.

Construction, landscaping outside of Osborne starts Monday

Construction of a new column at Pendleton and Bull streets begins Monday, March 11.

Free body composition analysis and fitness consultation

The Blatt PE Center is offering free body composition analysis and fitness consultations to all UofSC faculty and staff for the rest of the semester.

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Stories for Faculty and Staff

ron koenig

Gemologist turned 'rock hound'

As a gemologist and old-school goldsmith who has made jewelry in Columbia for more than 40 years, Ron Koenig used to look down on “rock hounds” — those folks who like to dig for their own gems. That is, until a friend suggested a place where they could dig up amethyst and Koenig found several hundred pounds of it.

Rev. Dr. Gary Mason

Boots on the ground

The Rev. Gary Mason is a Methodist minister and internationally known peacemaker who has worked on reconciliation between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland for more than 20 years. Mason will present his talk, “Maintaining peace in Northern Ireland: Brexit and the Good Friday agreement,” at 3:30 p.m. on March 22.

Fourth-year med student Ashley McCaskill

A good match

Fourth-year School of Medicine Columbia student Ashley McCaskill hopes confidence will be key when it comes to her Match Day fate. She is one of 30,000 med students in the United States who will find out March 15 which residency program selected them.

storytelling event

No rotten tomatoes

On the second-to-last Thursday of each month, at Columbia’s War Mouth restaurant and bar, the Carolina Archive of Storytelling hosts an open mic event where amateur storytellers share personal narratives with nothing to lean on but a microphone, their memory and the vocal support of a standing room-only crowd.

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