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"Smedley Butler’s fiery speech to World War I veterans is still relevant today"

(feat. Greg Wilsbacher, Moving Image Research Collections) —Task and Purpose

July 31, 2020

"Commentary: What John Lewis did not say to USC graduates"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) —The Post and Courier

July 31, 2020

"Struggling merchants, insurers battle over pandemic coverage"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, Risk and Uncertainty Management Center) —ABC News (via AP)

July 31, 2020

"What COVID-19 means for college sports, recruiting"

(feat. Richard M. Southall, sport and entertainment management) —U.S. News & World Report

July 31, 2020

"How major cornhole event helps comeback hopes of Columbia’s sports tourism"

(feat. Tom Regan, sport and entertainment management) —The State

July 29, 2020

"U.S. disaster response scrambles to protect people from both hurricanes and COVID-19"

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

July 29, 2020

"How Jesus came to resemble a white man"

(feat. Anna Smartwood House, visual art and design) —Fast Company (via The Conversation)

July 21, 2020

"Why revoking the ruling on international student visas matters"

(feat. Kirk Foster, social work) —WOLO

July 21, 2020

"What went wrong in Florida's COVID-19 response? Timing, testing, tourism and mixed signals"

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality, retail and sport management) —USA Today (via Tallahassee Democrat)

July 21, 2020

"‘Worse than New York’: How coronavirus exploded in South"

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Daily Beast

July 21, 2020

"Alternative certification program helps District 29 find teachers"

(feat. Cindy Van Buren, education) —The Augusta Chronicle

July 17, 2020

"Why libraries are committing to systemic change"

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

July 17, 2020

"Reddit, acting against hate speech, bans ‘The_Donald’ subreddit"

(feat. Andrea Hickerson, journalism and mass communications) —The New York Times

July 17, 2020

”Trump says he’ll revoke schools’ tax exemption for “indoctrination.” He can’t do that, can he?"

(feat. Derek Black and Clinton Wallace, law) —Mother Jones

July 17, 2020

"Archaeology breakthrough: How NASA satellite exposed 8,000-year-old ‘lost civilisations’"

(Jennifer Pournelle, earth, ocean and environment) —Express UK

July 15, 2020

"Disney set to reopen parks in Florida, hoping for a small measure of rebound"

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality, retail and sport management) —The Washington Post

July 15, 2020

"As monuments tumble, are we ‘erasing’ history? Historians say no"

(feat. Thomas Brown, history) —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

July 15, 2020

"Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation"

(feat. Saurabh Chatterjee, environmental health sciences) —The Medical News

July 15, 2020

"Park Police did not record their radio transmissions during Lafayette Square operation on June 1"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Washington Post

July 10, 2020

"White supremacist ideas have historical roots in U.S. Christianity"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research" —NPR

July 8, 2020

"Racial injustice movement gaining adherents ahead of 2020 vote"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —Voice of America

July 1, 2020

"Educators consider COVID's effects on higher education"

(Feat. Christian Anderson, education) —SC Public Radio

July 1, 2020

"When rural hospitals close, minorities pay the biggest price"

(Feat. Janice Probst, health services policy and management) —Quartz

July 1, 2020

"Evaluating police uses of force" and reimagining the culture of policing"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

June 26, 2020

"Reading is only a step on the path to anti-racism"

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

June 26, 2020

"Atlanta police officers’ prosecution expected to be ‘tough case on both sides’"

(feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology) —The Wall Street Journal

June 26, 2020

"Males are the taller sex. Estrogen, not fights for mates, may be why."

(feat. Sharon Dewitte, anthropology) —Quanta Magazine

June 26, 2020

"Coronavirus live updates: Here’s what to know in South Carolina on June 20"

(feat. Social Media Insights Lab) —The State

June 24, 2020

"We still don’t know how many Americans police kill or injure every year"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Mother Jones

June 24, 2020

"SC Gov. McMaster didn’t heed health agency’s COVID-19 advice on restaurant reopenings"

(feat. Jim Morris, biological sciences/earth, ocean and environment) —The State

June 24, 2020

"Local theater companies contemplate when and how they might return to the stage"

(feat. Kevin Bush, theatre and dance) —Free Times

June 24, 2020

“4 ways racial inequity harms American schoolchildren”

(feat. Josh Gupta-Kagan, law) —NPR

June 18, 2020

"‘Forever chemicals’ are building up in the Arctic—and likely worldwide"

(feat. John Ferry, chemistry and biochemistry) —Scientific American

June 18, 2020

"5 years after Emanuel AME massacre, what’s really changed in South Carolina?"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —The State

June 18, 2020

"Aunt Jemima brand to pull image and name, calls it racist"

(feat. Kimberly Simmons, anthropology) —WACH

June 18, 2020

"What it means to be anti-racist"

(feat. Nicole Cooke, information science) —Vox

June 17, 2020

“Behre: The long, strange odyssey of Charleston’s John C. Calhoun monument”

(feat. Thomas Brown, history) — The Post and Courier

June 17, 2020

“The International Space Station just became a powerful tool for tracking animal migration”

(feat. Nathan Senner, biology) — Smithsonian Magazine

June 17, 2020

"Experts project COVID's effect on the business workplace going forward"

(feat. Rich Harrill, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —SC Public Radio

June 17, 2020

"UofSC researchers using Twitter to track COVID19"

(feat. Zhenlong Li, geography; Dwyane Porter, environmental health sciences; Xiaoming Li, health promotion, education and behavior) —WLTX

June 11, 2020

"Many businesses promise to 'deep clean' offices before reopening. But what does that mean?"

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

June 11, 2020

"Why South Carolinians are flocking to beaches, bars and shops as coronavirus cases soar"

(feat. Doug Wedell, psychology) —The Post and Courier

June 9, 2020

"With an internet of animals, scientists aim to track and save wildlife"

(feat. Nathan Senner, biological sciences) —The New York Times

June 9, 2020

"Ahmaud Arbery’s killing puts a spotlight on the blurred blue line of citizen’s arrest laws"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Salon (via The Conversation)

June 9, 2020

"The NBA player whose family marched with MLK"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —Wall Street Journal

June 9, 2020

"What are your rights as a protester, to assemble?"

(feat. Eric Robinson, journalism and mass communication) —WLTX

June 4, 2020

"Kids need physical education – even when they can't get it at school"

(feat. Collin Webster, education) —Yahoo News (via The Conversation)

June 4, 2020

"Coronavirus threat at protest rallies should be taken seriously, state officials say"

(feat. Helmut Albrecht, School of Medicine Columbia) —The State

June 4, 2020

"Black people are tired"

(feat. Dawn Staley, women's basketball) —The Players' Tribune

June 2, 2020

"Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus"

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, geography) —Los Angeles Times (via AP)

June 2, 2020

"Bystander videos of George Floyd and others are policing the police"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —The New York Times

May 29, 2020

"Hotels fund more cleaning by cutting room amenities and breakfast buffets"

(feat. Scott Smith, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —Wall Street Journal

May 29, 2020

"Literacy program continues to "grow" despite the coronavirus pandemic"

(feat. Christine Shelek, information science/South Carolina Center for Community Literacy) —WACH

May 29, 2020

"Maintaining mental health in the face of COVID-19"

(feat. Sayward Harrison, psychology; Aidyn Iachini, social work) —SC Public Radio

May 29, 2020

"Ask the experts: tips for filling up your rewards tank"

(feat. Deborah Brosdahl, retailing) —Wallet Hub

May 27, 2020

“South Carolina sees spike in opioid overdoses in last three months, experts say”

(feat. Christina Andrews, social work) —WACH

May 22, 2020

"How accurate is ‘Mrs. America’s portrayal of the National Women’s Conference? We checked."

(feat. Marjorie Spruill, history) —Los Angeles Times

May 22, 2020

"States offering the most coronavirus support"

(feat. Monique Brown, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Wallet Hub

May 22, 2020

"US coronavirus curve may be flattening, but estimated death toll keeps rising. What does this mean?"

(feat. Marjorie Jenkins, School of Medicine Greenville) —USA Today

May 20, 2020

"From Black Death to fatal flu, past pandemics show why people on the margins suffer most"

(feat. Sharon DeWitte, anthropology) —Science Mag

May 20, 2020

"Is now the time to switch to a yearlong school calendar? Districts consider coronavirus reset"

(feat. Jon Pedersen, education) —The Seattle Times

May 20, 2020

"Afternoons with Jacinta Parsons"

(feat. Mark Smith, history) —Australian Broadcasting Corp.

May 15, 2020

"Google vs. Oracle: The next chapter"

(Ned Snow, law) —ZD Net

May 15, 2020

“What can you do with a public health degree?”

(feat. David Simmons, health promotion, education and welfare; anthropology) —U.S. News & World Report

May 15, 2020

"Health experts react to Dr. Fauci’s comments that he’d want to clone SC’s response to COVID-19"

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

May 15, 2020

"Her journey to Charleston began in a slave ship. Her family legacy is a story in triumph."

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —The Post and Courier

May 13, 2020

"Skipping standardized tests in 2020 may offer a chance to find better alternatives"

(feat. James Kirylo, education) —Houston Chronicle (via The Conversation)

May 13, 2020

"An Rx for BS: A look at media literacy in crisis mode"

(feat. Andrea Hickerson, journalism and mass communication) —SC Public Radio

May 13, 2020

"Disney theme park experience after reopenings? A whole new world"

(feat. Scott Smith, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —CBS News

May 13, 2020

"Social distancing survey: 36 million Americans’ #1 way to cope is online shopping"

(Feat. Donna Watts, retailing) —WalletHub 

May 8, 2020

"Wildlife abounds in these places abandoned years before coronavirus"

(Feat. Timothy Mousseau, biological sciences) —National Geographic

May 8, 2020

"As states begin to reopen, many stay home—keeping economic rebound elusive"

(Feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —Wall Street Journal

May 8, 2020

"I was a nurse on the front lines of Ebola, and I saw that nurses need support for the trauma and pain they experience"

(Feat. Cheedy Jaja, nursing) —San Antonio Express News (via The Conversation)

May 6, 2020

"The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists track where it's been"

(Feat. Bert Ely, Taylor Carter, biological sciences) —San Francisco Chronicle (via The Conversation)

May 6, 2020

"Want to know more about the real ‘Mrs. America’? Here’s your reading list"

(Feat. Marjorie Spruill, history) —Los Angeles Times

May 6, 2020

"Coronavirus-infected sewage found in Columbia plant. Does it signal another flare-up?"

(Feat. Sean Norman, environmental health sciences) —The State

April 29, 2020

"Columbia, USC veterans groups brighten day for Dorn VA patients, workers"

(Feat.  John Parry, Veterans Alumni Council) —The State

April 29, 2020

"Welcome to your sensory revolution, thanks to the pandemic"

(Feat. Mark Smith, history) —Houston Chronicle (via The Conversation)

April 29, 2020

"As the world looks for coronavirus scapegoats, India pins blame on Muslims"

(feat. Nükhet Varlik, history) —The Washington Post

April 24, 2020

"UofSC observatory: Prime meteor shower viewing Wednesday night"

(feat. Melton Observatory) —WCIV (Charleston)

April 24, 2020

"We're measuring online conversation to track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic"

(feat. Amit Sheth, Artificial Intelligence Institute) —Yahoo Sports (via The Conversation)

April 24, 2020

"Can the SC auto industry survive the coronavirus pandemic?"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, research economist) —The State

April 24, 2020

"Coronavirus takes heavy toll on retail industry"

(feat. Deborah Brosdahl, retailing) —SC Public Radio

April 22, 2020

"Summer businesses fear coronavirus lockdowns means a lost season"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —The Wall Street Journal

April 22, 2020

"Will the coronavirus spare the world’s most remote places?"

(feat. Kevin Bennett, School of Medicine Columbia) —The New Yorker

April 22, 2020

NFL Draft 2020: Can the fully virtual draft be hacked? A network security expert weighs in

(feat. Chin-Tser Huang, computer science and engineering) — CBS Sports

April 22, 2020

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