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USC Alum makes history with appointment as state's Comptroller General

Governor Henry McMaster appointed Brian Gaines, a two-time alumnus of the Department of Political Science, as South Carolina's Comptroller General. With this appointment, Gaines becomes the first Black statewide Constitutional officer in the state since Reconstruction.

Breakthrough Star Mani Sockalingam develops composite material systems that could benefit aerospace, automotive, defense sectors

Mani Sockalingam’s research supports the development of advanced composite material systems that could find application in the production of lightweight structures for the aerospace, automotive and defense sectors. He seeks to address fundamental scientific challenges at the intersection of materials-mechanics-manufacturing while mentoring students to conduct meaningful research.

Bestselling author Ashley Poston explores time travel in new book

Ashley Poston, who earned her English degree from USC, has published nine books across multiple genres. Her first adult novel, "The Dead Romantics," was a Good Morning America Book Club selection and a N.Y. Times bestseller. Her latest book, "The Seven Year Slip," will be published June 27.

Graduate scholar mines genes in gut microbiome

When Ethan Older thinks of bacteria, he envisions tiny chemists at work inside us. A doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Older researches the bacteria that live in the human digestive tract from a genetic standpoint. His work may lead to breakthroughs in treating diseases scientists have yet to fully understand.

Here’s to the class of 2023!

Even amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the graduates of USC displayed remarkable resilience, provided mutual support and attained great accomplishments.

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