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An insider view

From the start of their medical studies, students in the School of Medicine in Columbia begin learning to use ultrasound, which can image all major organs, as well as joints and blood vessels, at the bedside. It’s one of the school’s distinctions, being the first institution in the nation to integrate ultrasound instruction into all four years of its curriculum.


Lessons from Paris

In the Maymester course Delicious France, students learned not only about the regional cuisines of France, but also about the cultural significance that food has in French life.


Soft skills, holistic approach key to well-trained nurses

Training nurses is no easy task. Yes, students need to absorb medical information and learn procedures — but soft skills like communication and diplomacy are important, too. Luckily for students, Clinical Practice Teaching Award winner Selina Hunt McKinney has thought long and hard about how to prepare nurses for the world beyond the classroom.

Saurabh Chatterjee

2016 Breakthrough Star Saurabh Chatterjee

Saurabh Chatterjee’s Environmental Health and Disease Laboratory has shown how obesity elevates health risks toward a contaminant that is common in the developed world’s water supply. The result can be a liver that looks a lot like that of a long-term alcoholic.

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In the News

Professor discusses process for hiring police chiefs

(feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) --Houston Chronicle

Nuclear engineering professor’s oped addresses energy needs

(feat. Theodore Besmann, engineering) --News Sentinel

Retired UofSC professor puts Trump campaign resets into context

(feat. Dan Carter, history) --PBS News Hour

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Calendar of Events

Exhibit: "McKissick Museum: Invitation to Explore"

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Exhibit: "Natural Curiosity

Monday, June 1, 2015

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Exhibition: "On Air in South Carolina: Preserving Radio and Television History at the SCBA Archives"

Monday, April 11, 2016

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Exhibit: "Interpreting Faulkner: Text - Image - Sound"

Monday, August 22, 2016

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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "Welcome Back!"

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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“William Faulkner and the Southern Past”

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Clinical Community Psychology Colloquium

Friday, August 26, 2016

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Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, August 29, 2016

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Vanderbilt Hometown Tailgate

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Freeman Sunday Concert: The Soloists

Sunday, September 4, 2016

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Exhibit: "Opening the Capsule: Columbia's Sesquicentennial"

Monday, September 5, 2016

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Prevention Research Center Symposium

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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