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"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

“New education center dedicated to Anne Frank debuts in South Carolina”

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education) —Smithsonian Magazine

August 27, 2021

“Some SC residents still skeptical of COVID vaccine despite full FDA authorization”

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

August 25, 2021

“2020 census shows growing number of Hispanic and multiracial Americans in Spartanburg County”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —GoUpstate

August 25, 2021

“U.S. opens probe into Tesla’s autopilot over emergency vehicle crashes”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —Haaretz

August 25, 2021

“40 funny and ‘technically true’ things, as shared on this Twitter account”

(feat. Stanley Dubinsky, english) —Boredpanda

August 25, 2021

“Health officials recommend all pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine”

(feat. Dr. Kacey Eichelberger, School of Medicine Greenville) —Fox Carolina

August 20, 2021

“Diversity in massage therapy: What will help us create a more inclusive and just field?”

(feat. Oluwakemi Balogun and Ann Blair Kennedy, School of Medicine Greenville) —Massage Magazine

August 20, 2021

"The historical preservation law that obscures history"

(Ehren Foley, University of South Carolina Press) —The Washington Post

August 20, 2021

“SC lawmakers are focused on redistricting. Here’s why you should care”

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —The State

August 18, 2021

“Former Columbia restaurant workers say COVID outbreak provided chance to rethink careers”

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

August 18, 2021

“Revisiting anew the tragic loss of Robert Kennedy and his mission”

(feat. Patricia Sullivan, history) —Vineyard Gazette

August 18, 2021

“5 tips from a play therapist to help kids express themselves and unwind”

(feat. Jessie D. Guest, education) —Haaretz

August 13, 2021

“USC opening country’s first Anne Frank partner site”

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education) —The Post and Courier

August 13, 2021

“COVID-19 pandemic, politically divided country fuel increase in SC child suicides”

(feat. Meeta Banerjee, psychology) —The State

August 13, 2021

"AP: Police brass eyed in probe of Black man’s deadly arrest"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) —The Associated Press

August 11, 2021

“Politics Today: Justice Department closes in on Trump election fraud”

(feat. Patricia Sullivan, history) —MSN.com

August 11, 2021

“Amid climbing COVID cases and community efforts, racial disparity in vaccinations appears to be narrowing”

(feat. Myriam Torres, epidemiology and biostatistics) —USA Today

August 11, 2021

“COVID-19 pandemic, politically divided country fuel increase in SC child suicides”

(feat. Meeta Banerjee, psychology) —The State

August 11, 2021

“What SEC expansion might mean for South Carolina’s bottom line”

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

August 6, 2021

“How to eat like an Olympian”

(feat. Shawn Arent, exercise science) —NBC Los Angeles

August 6, 2021

“The words you’ll need to know to watch these new Olympic sports this week”

(feat. Nicholas Watanabe, sports and entertainment management) —CNN Sports

August 6, 2021

"A challenged Voting Rights Act turns 56”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —VOA News

August 6, 2021

“Paralympian medalists will earn the same as Olympian counterparts for the first time in Tokyo Games”

(feat. John Grady, sport and entertainment management) —Upworthy

August 3, 2021

“This was the biggest, loudest cop union in America. Then came Jan. 6”

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) Yahoo! News

August 3, 2021

“Fact Check- SARS-CoV-2 virus began mutating prior to mass vaccine rollouts”

(Jennifer Grier, biomedical sciences) —Reuters

August 3, 2021

“The price of Olympic Glory”

(John Grady, sport and entertainment management) — Vox

July 30, 2021

“What the Coronavirus Means for the College Experience This Fall”

(feat. Richard M. Southall, sport and entertainment management) WTOP.com

July 30, 2021

“Driven by COVID deaths, U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020”

(feat. Myriam Torres, epidemiology and biostatistics) —The Washington Post

July 30, 2021

“Hotels in Daytona Beach, around Volusia still struggle to find workers”

(feat. Scott Smith, School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management) —News-JournalOnline.com

July 28, 2021

“How Trump and the Right’s anti-vaccine propaganda is killing Black people”

(feat. Jennifer Grier, biomedical sciences) —The Grio

July 28, 2021

”Fitness Trend Among Olympians: Blood Flow Restriction”

(feat. Shawn M. Arent, exercise science) —The New York Times

July 28, 2021

“U.S. Senate panel hears from Chubb, others on insuring pandemic risk”

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) —Reuters

July 28, 2021

“Disney is using a tax incentive for its new Orlando regional hub. But how many of the 2,000+ workers from California will move?”

(feat. Scott Smith, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —Orlando Sentinel

July 23, 2021

“Don’t try to MacGyver a COVID-19 booster shot”

(feat. Krutika Kuppalli, School of Medicine) —Daily Beast

July 23, 2021

"How Superstitious Are You?"

(feat. Barry Markovsky, sociology) —ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.)

July 23, 2021

"Despite fewer people on the roads, law enforcement chases went up in 2020"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal science) —WCSC

July 23, 2021

“The Olympics’ long history of getting political”

(feat. Mark Nagel, sport and entertainment management) —Fox News

July 21, 2021

“SC Cuban community rallies in support of homeland”

(feat. Jorge Camacho, Spanish, comparative literature and Latin American studies) —WLTX

July 21, 2021

“Clare Peploe, director who mixed genres, dies at 79”

(feat. Susan Felleman, art history and film and media studies) —The New York Times

July 21, 2021

"Get the shot, even if you’ve had COVID"

(feat. Jennifer Grier, School of Medicine) —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (via The Conversation)

July 16, 2021

“What is the most damaging conspiracy theory in history?”

(feat. Christine Caldwell Ames, history) —Gizmodo

July 16, 2021

“A historic canoe was discovered on a wild SC river. How did it get there?”

(feat. James D. Spirek, Maritime Research Division) —Yahoo! News (via The State)

July 16, 2021

“Who is responsible for clearing downed trees after Tropical Storm Elsa in Beaufort Co.?”

(feat. Bob Hartwig, Moore School) —The Island Packet

July 16, 2021

“Teachers concerned about worsening teacher shortage ahead of upcoming school year”

(feat. Tommy Hodges, education – office of the dean) —WCSC

July 14, 2021

“Defund the police: Long overdue or a step too far?”

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —The Crime Report

July 14, 2021

“Stalled COVID vaccination campaign turns to one-on-one outreach”

(feat. Brooke McKeever, journalism and mass communications) —The Wall Street Journal

July 14, 2021

"How the pandemic tested our patience for celebrity blunders"

(feat. Nükhet Varlik, history) —RTE (Ireland national television and radio)

July 9, 2021

"What it takes to be an Olympic athlete"

(feat. Shawn Arent, exercise science) —WIS

July 9, 2021

“Climate change expected to make Charleston’s weather even more extreme”

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

July 9, 2021

"How did the superstition that broken mirrors cause bad luck start and why does it still exist?"

(feat. Barry Markovsky, sociology) —St. Louis Post-Dispatch (via The Conversation)

July 9, 2021

"Feds: Companies must report crashes involving self-driving technology”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The Detroit News

July 7, 2021

“In a post-COVID downtown, will offices fill back up? Why Columbia has reasons to hope”

(feat. Patrick Wright, Center for Executive Succession) —The State

July 7, 2021

"Was an 1812 hurricane the worst storm to ever hit New Orleans? Historians look for clues"

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) —The Times Picayune

July 7, 2021

“Are self-driving cars safe? Highway regulator orders industry to cough up the data”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —Los Angeles Times

July 2, 2021

“Dan Crenshaw wants Gwen Berry kicked off the Olympic team. How un-American.”

(feat. Dan Carter, history) —The Washington Post

July 2, 2021

"Birthrates are falling. Should we care?"

(feat. Caroline Hartnett, sociology) —The Argument (NYT podcast)

July 2, 2021

"Beaufort ICU doctor still treats unvaccinated people for COVID-19: ‘It’s disheartening’"

(feat. Helmut Albrecht, School of Medicine) —The Island Packet

July 2, 2021

"Podcast: Car chases are deadly. We love them anyway"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) —Los Angeles Times

June 30, 2021

"300K Americans may live with a chronic, deadly disease transmitted by the 'kissing bug.' What is Chagas and why are doctors missing it?"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Yahoo!News (via USA Today)

June 30, 2021

"The increased importance of listening to your employees"

(feat. Shannon Bowen, journalism and mass communications) —S.C. Public Radio

June 30, 2021

"How Juneteenth went from a moment in history to a national holiday"

(feat. Nancy Tolson, African-American Studies) —WLTX

June 25, 2021

"UofSC pharmacy students, instructors hold Juneteenth vaccine education event"

(feat. Julie Ann Justo and Jordan Cooler, pharmacy) —WIS

June 25, 2021

"From paying credit cards to buying a Vespa, how did we spend our stimulus money?"

(feat. William Hauk, economics) —The Plain Dealer

June 25, 2021

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