david beasley speaks at UN

UN organization run by UofSC alum wins Nobel Peace Prize

An international food program run by University of South Carolina alumnus David Beasley won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger in regions facing conflict and hardship and at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation.

flappers from the 1920s

The Roaring '20s — America and UofSC a century ago

It’s often referred to as the Roaring ‘20s — the third decade of the 20th century that’s generally associated with prosperity, Prohibition, jazz music and flappers. It’s also the theme of this year’s virtual Homecoming at the University of South Carolina, which takes place Oct. 16-18. In the spirit of that celebration, here’s a look back at what life was like in America and at the university a century ago.

Delisa Monica smiles at the camera in a close head shot

UofSC selects new Vice President for Development

The University of South Carolina has named Monica Delisa as its new Vice President for Development. Delisa’s appointment was approved at the university’s Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 9.

detail of Richard Greener statue

Presidential Commission re-examines university’s complex history

When President Bob Caslen established the Presidential Commission on University History last year, he tasked it with leading a research effort “into the complex history of the university.” That task is every bit as challenging as one might expect for an institution whose nearly 220-year history was shaped first by the antebellum South, the Civil War and decades of state-sponsored racial segregation.

UofSC President Bob Caslen is flanked by the U.S. and SC flags as he makes his State of the University address

State of the University: A Path to Excellence

To make the University of South Carolina more affordable and more accessible to state residents, President Bob Caslen announced a tuition freeze for the coming academic year during his first State of the University address.

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"Read and Resist: Justice for Breonna Taylor"

(feat. Colin Miller, law) —W Magazine

"This black-owned private jet company is seeing huge growth amid the pandemic"

(feat. Glenn Gonzales, alumnus) —Black Enterprise

"4 reasons to adopt front-of-package nutrition labels"

(feat. Ramkumar Janakiraman, marketing) —American Marketing Association

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