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Nephron, UofSC researchers improving medication safety through automation

August 23, 2019, Jeff Stensland

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation has joined forces with the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing to design and implement an automation process that significantly boosts production of pre-filled medication, reducing the physical burden on workers and increasing patient safety.

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UofSC welcomes increasingly diverse and talented class of students

August 20, 2019, Jeff Stensland

The approximately 8,700 students arriving in Columbia this week are part of the largest pool of new students ever enrolled at the University of South Carolina’s flagship campus. Preliminary enrollment numbers show the university also is increasing in diversity and serving more students from South Carolina than ever before, surpassing last year’s record and setting a new bar for academic achievement.

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20 years on top: UofSC's international business program still the best

September 09, 2018, Jeff Stensland

U.S. News and World Report’s annual undergraduate rankings were released Monday, and the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business has reason to celebrate. For 20 straight years, its undergraduate degree in International Business has claimed the top ranking, besting programs that include Ivy League and other large public universities.

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UofSC continues to climb in latest U.S. News rankings

September 11, 2017, Jeff Stensland

Boosted by a growing reputation for academic excellence and research prowess, the University of South Carolina climbed several spots in the latest U.S. News and World Report’s latest undergraduate rankings publication released this week, now ranking 46th among all public institutions, and 25th among state flagships.

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Arnold School of Public Health to expand to Greenville

March 24, 2017, Jeff Stensland

The University of South Carolina’s nationally-renowned Arnold School of Public Health will open a satellite program in Greenville focused on research and education that tackles some of South Carolina’s most pressing health needs. The expansion will allow students to receive graduate-level education at the intersection of public health and clinical medicine and conduct cutting-edge research into solutions to public health problems.

UofSC, IBM open Center for Innovation; announce new collaboration

April 14, 2016, Jeff Stensland

The University of South Carolina and IBM announced a broadening of their collaboration, applying cognitive capabilities and the Internet of Things (IoT) to develop new solutions for predictive analytics and maintenance. On Thursday the two organizations are hosted the grand opening of the $25 million Center for Applied Innovation, where university, IBM and private sector researchers—including Fluor Corporation—will use the technology for a host of real-world applications.

UofSC launches statewide cybersecurity effort

February 24, 2016, Jeff Stensland

the University of South Carolina, along with a consortium of leading industry, academic, and government partners, announces the creation of SC Cyber. SC Cyber is a statewide initiative, housed at USC, committed to securing our state’s critical infrastructure and training those on the front lines of the fight to protect technological assets.

Anonymous donor gives nearly $4M to UofSC

November 24, 2015, Jeff Stensland

On the heels of a successful $1 billion capital fundraising campaign, a donor from Columbia has bequeathed nearly $4 million to a variety of scholarship and educational programs at the University of South Carolina.

Breast cancer experts list

September 30, 2015, Jeff Stensland

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To help reporters develop stories about various aspects of breast cancer and how to detect the disease in its early stages, the University of South Carolina has compiled a list of faculty experts.

UofSC partnership strengthens state's biomedical footprint

September 15, 2015, Jeff Stensland

The University of South Carolina is helping faculty and students at colleges and universities across the state engage in biomedical research projects. The program is part of a five-year, $18 million federal South Carolina IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (SC INBRE) grant designed to strengthen the Biomedical Research capacity in the Palmetto State and boost the number of graduates working in the biomedical field.

Rising global temperatures will have little effect on boreal peatlands

June 08, 2015, Jeff Stensland

To some scientists studying climate change, boreal peatlands are considered a potential ticking time bomb. With huge stores of carbon in peat, the fear is that rising global temperatures could cause the release of massive amounts of CO2 from the peatlands into the atmosphere--essentially creating a greenhouse gas feedback loop. A new study by researchers at the University of South Carolina and University of California Los Angeles challenges that notion.

UofSC Faculty Experts: BP Oil Spill 5 years later

April 17, 2015, Jeff Stensland

April 20 marks five years since a compromised BP well spewed 3.1 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Several University of South Carolina faculty can discuss the impacts – environmental, business and legal – of the spill. To coordinate an interview, contact the university media relations contact listed with each entry.

Upstate businessman establishes UofSC endowment to honor son

February 25, 2015, Jeff Stensland

Greenville businessman and University of South Carolina alum James T. Pearce has donated $1 million to the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) at the school to honor his late son, William McFall “Mac” Pearce. Mac Pearce was a 1972 HRSM graduate, and the gift will be used to create an endowed professorship in his name at the college.