From Bernstein's "Mass" and new, innovative partnerships to a Truman Scholar and cutting-edge research discoveries, 2018 was an eventful year at the University of South Carolina. Here are 20 of the year’s many highlights.
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With growing private investment and a developing private commercial industry, outer space is also becoming in some sense just another place to do business. With that realization also comes the need to address the same operations management and supply chain issues that businesses face on Earth, says Joel Wooten, assistant professor of management science at the Darla Moore School of Business.
University of South Carolina chemistry professor Donna Chen has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS fellow is one of the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.
Take a look at the lineup of 2018 holiday events, including the Carolina Cares service drive, annual tree lighting and more.
Students in Andrea L’Hommedieu’s oral history class in the South Carolina Honors College are interviewing military veterans this semester, learning the art of asking questions and telling stories.
Inspired by the University of South Carolina's inclusive environment, donors Clark West and Elliott Mitchell agreed to establish a $500,000 endowment to support scholarships for USC School of Medicine students. West and Mitchell also established a $500,000 endowment to support scholarships for students attending associate degree-granting institutions in South Carolina who wish to transfer to one of the Palmetto State’s baccalaureate-granting colleges or universities, including USC.
(Feat. Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —U.S. News & World Report via the Associated Press
(Feat. Danny Jenkins, music) —WIS-TV
(Feat. Paula Feldman, English) —South Carolina Public Radio
(Feat. Sandra Lindsay, education) —Myrtle Beach Sun Times
From an expanded school calendar to keep students on track to a revamped advising process,USC does a lot to prepare students for the next chapter.
Passion for her chosen field combined with hard work took Tayler Metivier to the place every student wants to be: approaching graduation with multiple job offers in hand. She leaves the University of South Carolina this month with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management and a job in Maui, Hawaii, as an operations corporate management trainee with Hyatt Hotels.
Garnet Apple teaching award: Beth White
When Beth White is in the classroom, the teaching hat never comes off. One minute she’s instructing her undergraduate education students about the finer points of literacy methods and reading assessment and in the next she’s guiding a room full of elementary students through a reading and writing exercise.
No bigger than a minnow
Alzheimer’s, autism and schizophrenia are very different neural disorders but they have this in common — scientists are learning more about each condition by studying the neural development of a fish that's barely the size of a small minnow.
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