January 12, 2017, Madeline Thorn
University of South Carolina chemistry professor Chuanbing Tang was named by President Barack Obama as one of 102 scientists to receive the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers -- the highest award given by the U.S. government to researchers in the early stages of their independent careers.
December 09, 2016, Lynn Schutte
Six University of South Carolina graduate students will receive awards under the Donna and Andrew Sorensen Endowment for Health Sciences Fund. The fund was established to reward top doctoral students in the health sciences field who are focusing on cancer research.
November 28, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina sociology professor Douglas Anderton and chemistry professor Stephen Morgan have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAA fellow is among the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.
November 18, 2016, Peggy Binette
How do the humanities matter in a chaotic 21st century? That’s the question one of the nation’s top philosophers and ethics experts will tackle in a public talk Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the University of South Carolina. Talbot Brewer, a professor from the University of Virginia, will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the School of Law auditorium. His talk, titled “What Good are the Humanities?,” is part of a research project that is led in part by the University of South Carolina and brings together scholars from around the world to study the facts that lead to happiness and meaning of life.
October 13, 2016, Peggy Binette
David Levering Lewis, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Du Bois biographer, will commemorate civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois’ historic address “Behold the Land” Oct. 20, at Antisdel Chapel at Benedict College. Lewis’ talk marks the 70th anniversary of Du Bois address to 700 black and white youth who attended the Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) as part of the larger Southern Youth Legislature held at the Township Auditorium.
July 26, 2016, Jeff Stensland
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.
April 25, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina researchers took home four prizes at Monday’s 2016 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Science, a clean sweep for Carolina in all categories. The prizes, presented by Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a Statehouse ceremony, have been awarded to top South Carolina researchers since 1989 and are designed to celebrate achievement in an array of scientific fields.
March 04, 2016, Glenn Hare
Contemporary interpretations of human anatomy will be on view in McMaster Gallery beginning March 7 running through April 1. “Arte Corporis: Exploring the Anatomical Body” features drawing, painting and ceramics by a group of nationally and internationally renowned women artists. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
February 11, 2016, Patrick Ingraham
The university is hosting a pair of political events on Feb. 16 for students to prepare for the upcoming presidential primaries in South Carolina.