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"Yes, you can build solid work relationships over video calls. Here are 2 research-backed ways"

(feat. Nancy Buchan, international business) —Fast Company (via The Conversation)

January 22, 2021

"Police are flying surveillance over Washington. Where were they last week?"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —MIT Technology Review

January 22, 2021

"New FEMA tool shows risk of weather disasters in different parts of US"

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute) —Fox 43 (Harrisburg, PA)

January 22, 2021

"S. Carolina leaders seek to honor first Black congressman"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —U.S. News & World Report (via AP)

January 22, 2021

"What does it mean to exhume a body — and why does it happen?"

(feat. Sharon DeWitte, anthropology) — Oxygen

January 20, 2021

"During pandemic, Columbia fine dining restaurants remain insulated to employee turnover"

(feat. Drew Martin, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) — Free Times

January 20, 2021

"Roberts to swear in yet another president who opposed him"

(feat. Jessica Schoenherr, political science) — NBC 5 (Chicago)

January 20, 2021

"COVID-19 vaccine rollout hasn't worked, but change is coming, vaccine panel predicts"

(feat. Prakash Nagarkatti, Office of the Vice President for Research, School of Medicine Columbia) — USA Today

January 20, 2021

"How latest round of federal COVID-19 stimulus might impact SC’s restaurant industry"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School) —Free Times

January 15, 2021

"How banks shunned their special customers during the COVID-19 crisis"

(feat. Allen Berger, finance) —Forbes

January 15, 2021

"Will vaccines protect against new COVID strain? What to know now that the variant is in US"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics)

January 15, 2021

"US riots: Video shows moments leading up to fatal shooting of Trump supporter during Capitol Hill siege"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —New Zealand Herald (via AP)

January 14, 2021

"Why did police fail to protect the Capitol?"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Fortune

January 14, 2021

"Student athletes worry the coronavirus pandemic could put their scholarships at risk"

(feat. Richard Southall, sport and entertainment management) —CNBC

January 13, 2021

"USC researcher wants to train robots for NASA deep space missions"

(feat. Pooyan Jamshidi, computer science and engineering) —The Post and Courier

January 8, 2021

"The riskiest place for a natural disaster in the U.S.? You’re living in it, L.A."

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute) —Los Angeles Times

January 8, 2021

"How Biden’s education department will tackle pandemic and Trump-era policies"

(feat. Derek Black, law) —PBS News Hour

January 8, 2021

"Thousands of South Carolinians at risk of mountains of debt without COVID relief bill"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School) —WIS

January 8, 2021

"Inside the fight to protect Black moms and babies"

(feat. Nansi Boghossian, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Vice

January 5, 2021

"SC restaurant group tries to refute links between in-person dining, COVID-19 transmission"

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Free Times

January 5, 2021

"They died in the French and Indian War. Their remains await reburial."

(feat. Sharon DeWitte, anthropology) —The New York Times

January 5, 2021

"Yes, the coronavirus is mutating, and that's no reason to freak out"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Men's Health

December 23, 2020

"Economist: COVID-19 relief bill could help struggling SC businesses make it to summer"

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, Moore School) —WIS

December 23, 2020

"’Great conjunction’ to bring Jupiter and Saturn to closest point in eight centuries"

(feat. Martin Bowers, Melton Observatory) —SC Public Radio

December 23, 2020

"Adidas trying to figure out what to do with Reebok"

(feat. Stephen Shapiro, sports and entertainment management) —Marketplace

December 23, 2020

"Quarantine now if you plan to see family this Christmas"

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

December 18, 2020

"What made Columbia, Lexington homes rattle Friday night? It was 2 different events."

(feat. Tom Owens, earth, ocean and environment) —The Post and Courier

December 18, 2020

"COVID adds more stress to already-stressed holidays"

(feat. Sue Heiney, nursing) —SC Public Radio

December 18, 2020

"Schools need more mental health support, study says"

(feat. Aidyn Iachini, social work) —WFMY (via WLTX)

December 18, 2020

"Reviving a crop and an African-American culture, stalk by stalk"

(feat. David Shields, English) —The New York Times

December 16, 2020

"Columbia musician interprets water cycle at Congaree National Park with installation"

(feat. Greg Stuart, music) —Free Times

December 16, 2020

"November 2020 had second-highest temperatures in SC, and set a record for the globe"

(feat. Greg Carbone, geography) —The Post and Courier

December 16, 2020

"Why the Virgin of Guadalupe is more than a religious icon to Catholics in Mexico"

(feat. Rebecca Janzen, Languages, Literatures and Cultures) —Yahoo!News

December 16, 2020

"How did a safe COVID-19 vaccine get developed so much faster than others?"

(feat. Helmut Albrecht, School of Medicine) —WIS

December 11, 2020

"2020 holiday budgets by city"

(feat. Donna Watts, retailing) —Wallet Hub

December 11, 2020

"What could be next for Louisville police in a Biden administration"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —WFPL (Louisville, Kentucky)

December 11, 2020

"Bars or schools? How nations rank education in pandemic priorities."

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

December 10, 2020

"Chernobyl ‘exclusion zone’ radiation doses reanalyzed"

(feat. Timothy Mousseau, biological sciences) —Scientific American

December 8, 2020

"'I stopped trying to control my body': the women who gave up grooming in 2020"

(feat. Jaclyn Wong, sociology) —The Guardian

December 8, 2020

"Why health officials are terrified of a pandemic Christmas"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —The Washington Post

December 8, 2020

"Social media must prepare for flood of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation"

(feat. Brooke McKeever, journalism and mass communication) —CNN

December 3, 2020

"Health experts fear spike in COVID-19 cases following Thanksgiving, warn of 2nd wave in SC"

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology and biostatistics) —WIS

December 3, 2020

"How the criminal justice system fails people with mental illness"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —The Intercept

December 3, 2020

"Improve emergency care? Pandemic helps point the way"

(feat. Lindsey Woodworth, economics) —Chicago Tribune

December 3, 2020

"What does 2021 hold for SC’s economy? More layoffs — but many good signs, experts say"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen and Douglas Woodward, Moore School) —The State

December 1, 2020

"Fewer people travel for Thanksgiving, but experts remain concerned about COVID-19 spike"

(feat. Helmut Albrecht, School of Medicine) —WIS

December 1, 2020

"Who’s liable when a self-driving car collides with another vehicle?"

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —Fortune

December 1, 2020

"FEMA releases new National Risk Index measuring natural disaster risk, vulnerability"

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute) —WPDE

December 1, 2020

"Pfizer hits milestone requesting emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine"

(feat. Jennifer Grier, School of Medicine Greenville) —WIS

November 25, 2020

"Tough Calls podcast launches to help households make better decisions"

(feat. Jaclyn Wong, sociology) —Markets Insider

November 25, 2020

"As police departments outsource officer training to save money, society may be paying the price"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology; Seth Stoughton, law) —Time

November 25, 2020

"Columbia police stack charges, steer narrative against George Floyd protesters"

(feat. Colin Miller, law) —The Post and Courier

November 25, 2020

"Pfizer, Moderna have delivered 'best news so far' in COVID-19 fight, but USA TODAY's vaccine panel warns of logistical challenges"

(feat. Prakash Nagarkatti, Office of the Vice President for Research, School of Medicine Columbia) —USA Today

November 20, 2020

"Teachers cheer the end of the DeVos era — but what comes next under President-elect Biden?"

(feat. Derek Black, law) —The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 20, 2020

"Experts advise against large family gatherings"

(feat. Sue Heiney, nursing) —WACH

November 20, 2020

"COVID-19 devastated new business growth in Beaufort County. Can our economy recover?"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School Division of Research) —The Island Packet

November 20, 2020

"How a record number of Republican women will — and won’t — change congress"

(feat. Katelyn Stauffer, political science) —FiveThirtyEight

November 17, 2020

"Harvard Victory Pushes Admissions Case Toward a More Conservative Supreme Court"

(feat. Derek Black, law) —The New York Times

November 17, 2020

"As flu season nears its peak, COVID-19 cases are surging: Get your flu shot now, experts say"

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

November 17, 2020

"Which cars are the cheapest (and most expensive) to insure?"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) —Money

November 17, 2020

"App that doesn't censor users sees almost 1M new downloads after election"

(feat. Augie Grant, journalism and mass communication) —News 4 San Antonio (via WPDE)

November 13, 2020

"SC voters usher in new wave of sheriffs after scandals. Advocates eye reforms."

(feat. Jessica Pishko, law) —The Post and Courier

November 13, 2020

"The truth about John and Abigail Adams as parents"

(feat. Woody Holton, history) —Psychology Today

November 13, 2020

"Younger, more diverse voters could reshape the South and turn Georgia, NC 'purple'"

(feat. David Darmofal, political science) —USA Today (via Nashville Tennessean)

November 10, 2020

"GOP hold on Senate would eliminate top Biden threat to Trump deregulatory efforts"

(feat. Nathan Richardson, law) —Washington Examiner

November 10, 2020

"How a demon-slaying film is drawing Japan back to the cinemas"

(feat. Northrop Davis, visual art and design) —Yahoo! News (via BBC News)

November 10, 2020

"As people anxiously await Election Night results, election officials call on people to stay patient"

(feat. Kaitlyn Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —WOLO

November 5, 2020

"‘Sneakernet’ Helps Election Officials Process Results"

(feat. Duncan Buell, engineering and computer science) —The Wall Street Journal

November 5, 2020

"SC’s Black voters say they ‘can’t afford to sit at home’ this election"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —The State

November 5, 2020

"Will your ballot be safe? Computer experts sound warnings on America's voting machines"

(feat. Duncan Buell, computer science and engineering) —USA Today

November 4, 2020

"Hurricane Zeta breaks records for Gulf and 2020 season. The original Zeta was far stranger."

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

November 4, 2020

"South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, an Israel stalwart, is facing surprisingly tough re-election bid"

(feat. Robert Oldendick, political science) —Jewish News Syndicate

November 4, 2020

"When private security guards shoot someone on the job, SC law treats them like police"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) — The Post and Courier

October 30, 2020

“S.C. health leaders, University of S.C. to lead year-long ‘SC STRONG’ initiative to evaluate COVID-19”

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

October 30, 2020

"Frat brothers are combating gentrification by buying back the block"

(feat. Timothy Webb Jr. and Rashae Bey, alumni) —The Moguldom Nation

October 30, 2020

"UofSC researchers say studies show social media plays role to influence voter decisions"

(feat. Kaitlyn Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —WCBD

October 29, 2020

"US election: Democrats target a major Senate upset in South Carolina"

(feat. Robert Oldendick, political science) —The Irish Times

October 29, 2020

"Amazon injuries risk state backlash, higher workers’ comp costs"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) —Bloomberg

October 29, 2020

"'Originalism' isn't what you think it is"

(feat. Derek Black, law) —CNN

October 23, 2020

"Tropical weather conditions are keeping storms south of Charleston this hurricane season"

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

October 23, 2020

"The COVID-19 pandemic will fade, but the disease will be with us forever"

(feat. Nükhet Varlik, history)  —Fast Company

October 23, 2020

"Like Amy Coney Barrett, I'm a professional woman criticized for my big, Catholic family."

(feat. Jennifer Frey, philosophy) —USA Today

October 23, 2020

"What is vibrio? Deadly flesh-eating bacteria migrates to odd place in Carolina waters"

(feat. Geoff Scott, environmental health sciences) —The State

October 21, 2020

"How progressives should handle the ‘Black male voter’ problem"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —The Grio

October 21, 2020

"Introducing ‘The Skillset Podcast' with R. David Lankes and Nicole A. Cooke"

(feat. David Lankes and Nicole Cooke, information science) —Publishers Weekly

October 21, 2020

"Young poll workers in SC coveted, sparse as Election Day approaches" 

(feat. John Cannon Few, law) —The Post and Courier

October 21, 2020

"South Carolina Is Changing. Is It Enough to Put Jaime Harrison Over the Top?"

(feat. Caroline Nagel, geography) — USA News Hub

October 15, 2020

"South Carolina Is Changing. Is It Enough to Put Jaime Harrison Over the Top?"

(feat. Caroline Nagel, geography) — USA News Hub

October 15, 2020

"Significance of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's hearing"

(feat. Jessica Schoenherr, political science) — WLTX

October 15, 2020

"USC researchers build model showing how many coronavirus infections masks prevent"

(feat. Biplav Srivastava, computer science, AI Institute) — The Post and Courier

October 13, 2020

"The transformation of Lindsey Graham"

(feat. Dan Carter, history) — Boston Globe

October 13, 2020

"UofSC Selects new Vice President for Development"

(feat. Monica Delisa) — Metro Columbia CEO

October 13, 2020

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