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“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

"Hospitals furlough workers as they feel financial burden of fighting Covid-19"

(Feat. Melanie Cozad, Health Services Policy and Management) —WSPA

April 15, 2020

"Why is the coronavirus death rate higher in Horry County than most of South Carolina?"

(Feat. Jan Eberth, Epidemiology and Biostatistics) —The Sun News

April 15, 2020

"Some parents are saying no to remote learning. Will there be consequences?"

(Feat. Jon Pedersen, education) —Today Show

April 15, 2020

“A bridge between life and death: Most COVID-19 patients put on ventilators will not survive”

(Feat. Majorie Jenkins, School of Medicine Greenville) —USA Today

April 15, 2020

"Why was SC one of the last states to issue stay-home order? Governor's faith wasn't enough"

(Feat. Kaitlyn Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —Greenville News

April 10, 2020

"Columbia writers recommend pandemic reading"

(Feat. Julia Elliott, English, women and gender studies; David Bajo, English; Ed Madden, English, women and gender studies) —Free Times

April 10, 2020

"Split families make pacts, duel over custody amid virus"

(Feat. Marcia Zug, law) —ABC News

April 10, 2020

"A world without photography: The Mark Catesby Centre preserves natural history"

(Feat. Michael Weisenberg, libraries) —Columbia Metropolitan

April 8, 2020

"Amid coronavirus crisis, exercise caution when exercising outdoors"

(Feat. Russell Pate, exercise science) —US News & World Report (via American Heart Association)

April 8, 2020

“USC hoping to produce over 1,000 face shields a week to fight coronavirus"

(Feat. Sowmya Raghu, Robin James, mechanical engineering) —The State

April 8, 2020

"Navigating child custody in the time of coronavirus"

(feat. Marcia Zug, law) —CNN

April 2, 2020

"As coronavirus takes its toll on SC workers, one USC fraternity steps up to help"

(feat. JT Isgett, student) —The News & Observer (via The State)

April 2, 2020

“UofSC professor outlines some of the biggest coronavirus myths she's seen circulating & how to avoid spreading misinformation”

(feat. Nicole A. Cooke, library and information science) —Fox Carolina

March 31, 2020

"Pressure mounts on insurance companies to pay out for coronavirus"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) —Fox Business

March 30, 2020

"Prisma Health’s new ventilator device helps more patients at one time"

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

March 27, 2020

"SC’s teachers-in-training can graduate, thanks to student teaching waiver"

(feat. Jon Pedersen, education) —The Post and Courier

March 26, 2020

"Greenville Muslim youth group answers religious calling during coronavirus outbreak"

(feat. Sameer Ebrahim, student) —USA Today (via Greenville News)

March 25, 2020

"Coronavirus how-to: How do I clean and disinfect properly?"

(feat. Joseph Horvath, Medical School Columbia) —Portland Press Herald

March 23, 2020

"Don't blame China. The next pandemic could come from anywhere"

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

March 19, 2020

"Charleston-area gathering restrictions infringe on, but don’t violate, First Amendment"

(feat. Derek Black, law) —The Post and Courier

March 19, 2020

"Coronavirus will change how we shop, travel and work for years"

(feat. Michael Murphree, international business) —Bloomberg

March 17, 2020

"A typically noisy sports month is silenced by coronavirus cancellations"

(feat. Nick Watanabe, sport and entertainment management) —The Washington Post

March 17, 2020

"UofSC Social Media Insights team examines COVID-19 online commentary"

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

March 13, 2020

"SC lawmakers consider measure to end shackling pregnant inmates"

(feat. James Cook, medicine) —The Post and Courier

March 11, 2020

"UofSC engineering pioneer recognized by national academy"

(feat. Michael Sutton, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering) —Science Magazine

March 11, 2020

"After 50 years, SC white supremacist school bus riot still haunts survivors"

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

March 10, 2020

"America’s postwar fling with romance comics"

(featuring Gary Lee Watson Comic Books Collection) —Houston Chronicle (via The Conversation)

March 6, 2020

"A red flag for upcoming elections: South Carolina debut's of new voting system plagued by problems"

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

March 6, 2020

"College voters weigh in on how social media impacts their primary vote"

(feat. Brendan Lee, student; Kait Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —WOLO

March 5, 2020

"Biden's lifelong presidential dream 'very much alive' after big win in South Carolina"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

March 5, 2020

“Inside Pete Buttigieg’s last-ditch effort to win black voters in South Carolina”

(Feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —Los Angeles Times

March 3, 2020

“South Carolina primary voters will use brand new machines”

(Feat. Duncan Buell, computer science and engineering) —NPR

March 3, 2020

"What does being a black voter mean to you today?"

(Feat. Jahleel Johnson, Michael Parker, Adia Caldwell, Janel Moore, students) —HuffPost

March 3, 2020

“Who won the South Carolina primary in past elections and what it means for 2020”

(Feat. Robert Oldendick, political science) —Newsweek

March 3, 2020

"Battle of Iwo Jima captured on film"

(Feat. Greg Wilsbacher, libraries) —CBS News

February 20, 2020

"These famous faces in Hollywood have roots in the Lowcountry and South Carolina"

(Feat. Mike Colter, alumnus) —WCSC (Charleston)

February 20, 2020

"Endorsements a historic part of political process"

(Feat. Robert Oldendick, political science) —SC Public Radio

February 19, 2020

"Historic Iwo Jima footage shows individual Marines amid the larger battle"

(Feat. Greg Wilsbacher, libraries) —San Francisco Chronicle (via The Conversation)

February 19, 2020

"This USC senior wants to bring back the yearbook. But she’s running out of time"

(Feat. Samantha Petrelli, student) —The State

February 19, 2020

"Lack of coronavirus info 'problematic': China reporting methods under scrutiny as US cases hit 15"

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

February 18, 2020

"The massive search for Faye Swetlik ends near where it began — steps from her home"

(Feat. Social Media Insights Lab) —Greenville News

February 18, 2020

"A punk rock kid designed Columbia’s new flag. Here’s when it will fly at City Hall"

(Feat. Nate Puza, alumnus) —The State

February 18, 2020

"SC 2020 Democratic primary storylines for Biden, Sanders, Steyer — and Bloomberg"

(Feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —The Post and Courier

February 18, 2020

"In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, some animals are thriving"

(Feat. Timothy Mousseau, biological sciences) —The Hill

February 11, 2020

"GOP-friendly South Carolina is a key state for Democratic presidential hopefuls"

(Feat. Charles Bierbauer, journalism and mass communications) —Spartanburg Herald (via Greenville News)

February 11, 2020

"Feds OK a low-speed driverless vehicle without rear-view mirrors, windshield wipers"

(Feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —USA Today (via AP)

February 11, 2020

“Iowa’s Caucus night ends with no results, what does that mean for SC voters?”

(Feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —WISTV

February 4, 2020

"A USC alumnus was featured in a Super Bowl tribute. Who is he?"

(Feat. Kyle Carpenter, alumnus) —The State

February 4, 2020

“Dr. Rich Harrill of the University of South Carolina, Medical Tourism”

(Feat. Rich Harrill, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —Charleston CEO

February 4, 2020

"Comic book power couple draws hundreds to University of South Carolina library"

(Feat. University Libraries) —WLTX

January 29, 2020

“University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville named Apple Distinguished School for 2019-2022”

(Feat. Angela Sharkey and Dan Garwood, School of Medicine, Greenville) —Greenville Business Magazine

January 29, 2020

"Voter registration deadline for Democratic primary is Thursday"

(Feat. Social Media Insights Lab) —WLTX

January 29, 2020

“Cops are swarming to TikTok to try to destigmatize law enforcement”

(Feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Medium

January 29, 2020

“US births lowest in 3 decades despite improving economy”

(Feat. Caroline Sten Hartnett, Sociology) —WISH (Indianapolis)

January 28, 2020

"Labor shortage could be a drag on SC home sales in 2020"

(Feat. Joey Von Nesson, economics) —The Post and Courier

January 28, 2020

"Opinion: Atlanta cops won’t chase bad guys. What does that mean?”

(Feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 28, 2020

"Defying gravity: How succeeding with events like Wicked opens up new possibilities for Columbia venues"

(Feat. Chip Wade and Nate Terrace, Koger Center; Sid Kenyon, Colonial Life Arena) —Free Times

January 23, 2020

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