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Residence halls closing for winter break

Students living in certain residence halls should make plans as they will be closing for the winter break.

UofSC wins diversity award for fifth consecutive year

INSIGHT Into Diversity named the University of South Carolina a recipient of their diversity and inclusion award for the fifth straight year.

2 UofSC professors named AAAS Fellows

University of South Carolina sociology professor Douglas Anderton and chemistry professor Stephen Morgan have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAA fellow is among the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.

Pastides announces new leadership posts

USC President Harris Pastides announced on Monday hiring for three key leadership posts, including chancellor of USC Upstate, Board of Trustee secretary and chief information officer for the Columbia campus.

UofSC to celebrate the holidays with a series of events

The University of South Carolina invites members of the campus and surrounding community to participate in holiday festivities that include the annual tree lighting, choral concerts, toy and food donation drives and a holiday card exhibit.

The Proving Ground chooses finalists for 'Shark Tank' style competition

Carolina students and the public are invited to watch and cheer entrepreneur teams who will pitch their innovative ideas in the “Shark Tank” style final competition of The Proving Ground Nov. 17 at the University of South Carolina.

Sweet spot: Alumna appears on TV baking contest

Carmel Turner, ’05 doctor of physical therapy and ’99 exercise and sports science USC-Aiken, makes unbelievable cakes. But don’t take our word for it. Tune into the Food Network’s “Cake Wars: Christmas” starting Nov. 14.

Stand Up Carolina needs students for campaign

Stand Up Carolina is launching a campaign this spring to encourage students to intervene in negative situations even if they’re uncomfortable or worried about what their peers will think. Student Health Services is looking for students to share stories for its campaign.

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Stories for Students


Peak performance

When he’s not working to save the Amazon, Tom Mullikin climbs mountains, hikes volcanoes, dives with sharks, explores the effects of climate change, leads the S.C. State Guard ... and occasionally sits in a rocking chair in his Camden, S.C., law office.

WWII platoon

The day everything changed

Franklin D. Roosevelt called it “a date which will live in infamy” — Dec. 7, 1941, the day Japan attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, dragging America into a cataclysmic world war and dramatically altering the course of history. For USC students like Jim Pearce, the event had personal ramifications, as the immediate effect of the Sunday morning attack changed the mood on campus from pre-holiday gaiety to frenetic patriotism.

Meghan Hickman

DC at 25: Meghan Hickman, alumna

The Washington Semester Program celebrates its 25th anniversary of providing full-time, semester-long internships at congressional offices, federal agencies, nonprofits and other D.C.-based organizations. In the third of our series of stories talking to alumni and current participants in the program, we talk to program alumna Meghan Hickman, executive director of Engenuity SC.

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