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“Is civics education a ‘right’? Rhode Island case tests theory”

(feat. Derek Black, law) The Christian Science Monitor

November 22, 2021

“Fewer diabetes patients are picking up their insulin prescriptions – another way the pandemic has delayed health care for many”

(feat. Ismaeel Yunusa, clinical pharmacy and outcomes) Houston Chronicle

November 22, 2021

"Some South Carolina schools pull book 'Gender Queer' from shelves"

(feat. Valerie Byrd-Fort, information science) WLTX

November 22, 2021

“New weekly cases surpass 600,000 again, 34 states see increase: COVID updates”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) USA Today

November 22, 2021

"USC to expand veterans services after receiving $225,000 grant from Boeing"

(feat. Brooks Herring, student; Nicole Jackson, alumna; William Hubbard, law; Jared Evans, military engagement and veteran initiatives) The State

November 17, 2021

"How police justify killing drivers: The vehicle was a weapon"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal science) The New York Times

November 17, 2021

“Librarians help students navigate an age of misinformation – but schools are cutting their numbers”

(feat. Karen W. Gavigan, information science) Haaretz

November 17, 2021

“Medical schools see ‘unprecedented’ increase in applicants”

(feat. Karen Worthy, nursing; Julie M. Linton, School of Medicine Greenville) Greenville Business Magazine

November 17, 2021

"Inaugural economic impact study highlights size, scope of South Carolina’s technology sector"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School) Greenville Business Magazine

November 15, 2021

“DHEC supports CDC’s approval for child vaccine, urges parents to get them vaccinated”

(feat. Patricia Fabel, clinical pharmacy and outcome sciences) WTOC-TV

November 15, 2021

“Forecasters don’t expect major activity as 2021 Atlantic hurricane season wraps up”

(feat. Cary J. Mock, geography) The Post and Courier

November 15, 2021

“Gifted education’s future requires more diversity, inclusion and access”

(feat. Thomas Hébert, gifted and talent education) K-12 Dive

November 15, 2021

“Understanding the battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act”

(feat. Marcia Zug, law) PolitiFact

November 11, 2021

“With a week until runoff, Columbia mayor hopefuls talk public safety, jobs at forum”

(feat. Kirk Randazzo, political science) The State

November 11, 2021

“For 8 years, a USC poet and a famed quartet collaborated together. The work opens this month.”

(feat. Nikky Finney, english language and literature) The Post and Courier

November 5, 2021

“The historians are fighting”

(feat. Woody Holton, history) Slate

November 5, 2021

"South Carolina’s ghostly Gray Man legend offers lessons in hurricanes and shared stories"

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) The Post and Courier

November 5, 2021

“DHEC prepares staff for children vaccines”

(feat. Patti Fabel, pharmacy) WACH-TV

November 5, 2021

"Before the final frame: When police missteps create danger"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law; Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) The New York Times

November 3, 2021

“UofSC professor speaks about voter turnout in local elections”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) ABC Columbia

November 3, 2021

“Trump’s real-estate empire pays heavy price for poisonous politics”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) Reuters

November 3, 2021

“Historic placards bringing renewed attention to South Carolina’s role in ending school segregation”

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) WBTV-TV

November 3, 2021

“New infections drop more than 50% as delta wave wanes: COVID updates”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) USA Today

November 1, 2021

“Local expert explains CDC decision to approve booster shots, mix-and-match approach”

(feat. Dr. Jennifer Grier, biomedical sciences) WIS-TV

November 1, 2021

"Why does it have to be slaveholders that we unite around?"

(feat. Woody Holton, history) The Ezra Klein Show (The New York Times)

November 1, 2021

"Having COVID-19 or being close to others who get it may make you more charitable"

(feat. Nancy Buchan, international business; Orgul Ozturk, economics) Entrepreneur

November 1, 2021

"A million acres of ‘priceless’ marshes protect NC, SC, GA. Will they perish in rising tides?"

(feat. Erik Smith, earth, ocean and environment; Jim Morris, biological sciences, earth, ocean and environment, Baruch Institute) The State

October 27, 2021

"Historic Columbia, USC team to tell stories of city’s LGBTQ origins"

(feat. Travis Wagner, student) The Post and Courier

October 27, 2021

“SC’s growing Latinx community plays important role in state’s culture, economy”

(feat. Davíd G. Martínez, educational leadership and policies) The State

October 27, 2021

"Can skeletons have a racial Identity?"

(feat. Shanna Williams, School of Medicine Greenville) The New York Times

October 21, 2021

“Marvel Comics and Penguin Classics partner to bring the Penguin Classics Marvel Collection to life”

(feat. Qiana J. Whitted, English and African American studies) Comic-Watch

October 21, 2021

“Report gives insight into reasons S.C. teachers are leaving their jobs”

(feat. Tommy Hodges, education) WRDW-TV

October 21, 2021

“Despite decrease in COVID-19 cases, risk for children is high, officials say”

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology) WLTX

October 21, 2021

“Hickerson: Journalism’s Facebook dilemma is mine, too”

(feat. Andrea Hickerson, School of Journalism and Mass Communications) —The Post and Courier

October 20, 2021

“Do activity trackers like Fitbit boost health?”

(feat. Courtney Monroe, health promotion, education and behavior) —MedicineNet

October 20, 2021

“Unsolved Murdaugh murders reveal years of South Carolina mystery”

(feat. John P. Freeman, law) —The Seattle Times

October 20, 2021

"This 1846 hurricane would be a nightmare scenario for today’s crowded East Coast"

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) —The Washington Post

October 20, 2021

“On Disney World’s 50thanniversary, a look at its impact on Daytona Beach tourism”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) —News-JournalOnline.com

October 14, 2021

“Fair time? SC State Fair returns as COVID-19’s Delta surge wanes, but lingers”

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology) —FreeTimes

October 14, 2021

“Manufacturing is important to Orangeburg”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, economics) —The Times and Democrat

October 14, 2021

"How to instill a healthy attitude about exercise in your kids"

(feat. Russell Pate, exercise science) —Huffington Post UK

October 12, 2021

“From guitars to photos, KISS memorabilia to help USC students study music industry”

(feat. Jeremy Polley and Ana Dubnjakovic, music) —The State

October 12, 2021

“Fact Check Team: Do I still need to get the flu vaccine?”

(feat. Dr. Cedrek McFadden, surgery) —WJLA

October 12, 2021

"What experts say about the best time to exercise"

(feat. Shawn Arent, exercise science) —CNN

October 8, 2021

“Runaway algae growth causes neurological problems for those with liver disease”

(feat. Geoff Scott, environmental health sciences) —Florida News Times

October 8, 2021

“UofSC’s Darla Moore School of Business to host 2021 Economic Outlook Conference”

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —Upstate Business Journal

October 8, 2021

Volusia tourism outlook: With Busch Clash exit, can focus move beyond special events?”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) —The Daytona Beach News-Journal

October 8, 2021

"Supply chain woes likely to linger, hurt holiday shopping options, USC experts say"

(feat. Sean Handley, management science; Sanjay Ahire, operations and supply chain management) —The Post and Courier

October 6, 2021

“’Mother of Gynecology’ monument honors enslaved Black women who were tortured to help advance science”

(feat. Myisha S. Eatmon and Nicole Maskiell, history) —Yahoo! via USA Today

October 6, 2021

“Fall is prime hurricane and wildfire season: Are your disaster kit and go-bag ready?”

(feat. Brett Robertson, journalism and mass communication) —Yahoo news

October 6, 2021

“UofSC economist says government shutdown unlikely to happen at end of week”

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —MSN (via WCSC)

October 1, 2021

“Federal ruling opens doors for SC school districts to mandate masks in schools”

(feat. Claire Raj, law) —The Post and Courier

October 1, 2021

“SC poison control sees uptick in calls about controversial anti-parasitic ivermectin”

(feat. Jill Michels, Palmetto Poison Center) —The State

October 1, 2021

"How the pandemic made simulated learning indispensable for South Carolina's nurses of tomorrow"

(feat. Crystal Murillo, nursing) —SC Public Radio

October 1, 2021

“They tried to eat at a whites-only lunch counter in 1961. They were sentenced to a chain gang.”

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) —Yahoo News (via USA Today)

September 29, 2021

“Entergy resisted upgrading New Orleans’ power grid. Residents paid the price”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law) —KPBS (via NPR)

September 29, 2021

“No bus drivers, custodians, or subs. What’s really behind schools’ staffing shortages”

(feat. Henry Tran, educational leadership and policies) —EducationWeek

September 29, 2021

“Get ready for a cosmic explosion rerun called ‘Supernova Requiem’”

(feat. Steve Rodney, physics and astronomy) —Forbes

September 29, 2021

“New book explores the history, nuance and flavors of South Carolina foods”

(feat. David Shields, english language and literature) —Greenville News

September 24, 2021

"A new Anne Frank Center aims to reshape racism through Holocaust education"

(feat. Doyle Stevick and Meir Muller, education; Mary McElveen, student) —The Jewish News of Northern California

September 24, 2021

“How Bans on Mask Mandates Affect Students With Disabilities – 4 Questions Answered”

(feat. Claire Raj, law) —Haaretz (via The Conversation)

September 24, 2021

“Community rallying to save Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden”

(feat. Jane Przybysz, executive director – McKissick Museum) —WACH Fox 57

September 24, 2021

“How will President Biden’s vaccine executive order play out in South Carolina”

“How will President Biden’s vaccine executive order play out in South Carolina” (feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —WBTV

September 22, 2021

“Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?”

(feat. Barnett Berry, education) —Popular Science (via The Conversation)

September 22, 2021

“And the Future Holds?”

(feat. Majorie Jenkins, dean – School of Medicine Greenville) —Greenville Business Magazine

September 22, 2021

"A new Anne Frank Center aims to reshape racism through Holocaust education"

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education; Mary McElveen, student) —The Washington Post (via Religion News Service)

September 17, 2021

“Rerun of Supernova Blast Expected to Appear in 2037”

(feat. Steve Rodney, physics and astronomy) —NASA

September 17, 2021

“Columbia’s Mahogany festival celebrates Black classical musicians and composers”

(feat. Taylor Harding, music) —The Post and Courier

September 15, 2021

“A migration odyssey: Tagging whimbrel shorebirds”

(feat. Maina Handmaker, graduate student) —CBS Sunday Morning

September 15, 2021

“UofSC veterans groups plant 3,000 flags on campus to honor 9/11 victims”

(feat. Jodi Symington and Jeremiah Weaver, students; Lisa Yanity, Veterans Alumni Council) —WIS

September 15, 2021

“TGIFighting: Tyron Woodley’s decline among MMA’s worst after loss to Jake Paul”

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Bleacher Report

September 15, 2021

“An Irish fighter who ‘was out on the streets and insisting on his right to be gay’”

(feat. Ed Madden, English language and literature) —Irish Times

September 10, 2021

“UofSC School of Music prepares to host Mahogany Musical Festival”

(feat. Tayloe Harding, music) —WCNC Charlotte (via WLTX)

September 10, 2021

“New research helps explain a sudden population crash for rare whales”

(feat. Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, earth, ocean and environment) —The New York Times

September 10, 2021

“Greenville area remains 2.9% below pre-pandemic employment levels”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, economics) —Greenville News

September 10, 2021

“National Guard aids South Carolina hospital amid virus surge”

(feat. Dr. Helmut Albrecht, internal medicine) —AP

September 8, 2021

“SC economist says state is entering a ‘post-stimulus,’ not a ‘post-COVID’ era”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, economics) —The Post and Courier

September 8, 2021

"UofSC project aims to find out ‘true number’ of people who’ve been infected with COVID in SC"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —WIS

September 8, 2021

“More people, more money: Federal funding at stake as census reveals surging Upstate population”

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —Greenville Journal

September 8, 2021

“EXPLAINER: Hit by Ida, New Orleans faces weeks without power”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law) —The Boston Globe (via AP)

September 3, 2021

“Research probes for coronavirus guidance”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Greenville Business Magazine

September 3, 2021

“Tropical cyclones like Henri impact New England states at random, scientists say”

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) —The Post and Courier

September 3, 2021

“The extreme ingredients that made the Tennessee flood so disastrous and how to prepare for flooding like it”

(feat. Shannon Bowen, journalism and mass communications) —The Weather Channel

September 3, 2021

“’Temperatures are rising here:’ Environmental experts urge action against climate change”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law; Kristin Dow, geography) —WIS-TV

September 1, 2021

“Makeup? Who needs it? These women are returning to the office without it”

(feat. Brittany Wong, sociology) —Huffington Post

September 1, 2021

“Tesla sells ‘full self-driving,’ but what is it really?”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The New York Times

September 1, 2021

“SC professor receives grant to study Medicaid programs for substance use disorders” (

feat. Christina Andrews, health service policy and management) —WIS

September 1, 2021

“SC prosecutor steps aside from Murdaugh murder case, citing new developments”

(feat. Robert Wilcox, law) —The Post and Courier

August 27, 2021

“SC law on mask mandates in schools face federal, state, local challenges”

(feat. Derek Black, law) —WIS News

August 27, 2021

“South Carolina mom fighting to live after giving birth while sick with COVID-19”

(feat. Dr. Helmut Albrecht, internal medicine) —WLTX

August 27, 2021

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