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Greek Village parking facility under development

The university is developing a 1,200-space parking facility and meeting facility for use by fraternity and sorority members. Construction of the facility, which will be located adjacent to the Greek Village, is expected to begin in 2018, pending necessary approvals by the Board of Trustees.

UofSC awarded grant to explore safer nuclear waste storage

The University of South Carolina was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore new, sustainable ways to store hazardous nuclear waste. With the award, USC becomes one of only four new national Energy Frontier Research Centers in the country. 

Abandoned bikes will be collected

USC Vehicle Management in collaboration with the campus Police Department will begin collecting abandoned bicycles around campus. The collection will begin Wednesday (July 27) and run through Aug. 1.

New Columbia ordinance for renters

Attention off-campus students living in the City of Columbia! Columbia has adopted a new rental property ordinance to better regulate rental property.

USC budget to address strategic needs, state pay package

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees today approved the $1.5 billion budget for the state’s flagship university system that covers FY17 operations at USC’s eight campuses and Palmetto College online.

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Stories for Students


Hitting the right notes

When Bryan Gibson first visited the University of South Carolina in 1999 to audition for cello professor Robert Jesselson, it didn’t go well. Seventeen years later, Gibson is touring the world as a cellist and multi-instrumentalist — and Jesselson has fond memories of the student he once saw as unprepared for pursuing a career in music.

children's law center

Passing the torch

Michelle Dhunjishah is replacing Harry Davis as head of the Children’s Law Center at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Brent Morris

Brent Morris: Irons in the Fire

Slavery, the Civil War, abolition, Reconstruction — University of South Carolina Beaufort history professor J. Brent Morris spends a lot of time contemplating the 19th century. That doesn’t mean, however, that the 2016 Breakthrough Star recipient is living in the past.

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