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

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

October 28, 2020

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

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

October 28, 2020

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

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) —Bloomberg

October 28, 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

“Columbia woman beating breast cancer, statistics”

(feat. Susan Steck, epidemiology and biostatistics) — WACH Fox

October 13, 2020

"South Carolina has lowest COVID-19 transmission in America"

(feat. Lee Pearson, public health) — WLTX-TV Columbia

October 9, 2020

"Support local -- especially when it comes to news"

(feat. Tom Reichert, journalism) — The Augusta Chronicle

October 9, 2020

"Police reforms surge after months of racial justice protests"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Christian Science Monitor

October 9, 2020

"Midlands voters react to President Trump testing positive for COVID-19"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —WIS

October 9, 2020

"Changing absentee rules leave South Carolina voters confused"

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —U.S. News & World Report (via AP)

October 2, 2020

"USC's Insights Lab looks at social media response to the presidential debate"

(feat. Kaitlhyn Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —WLTX

October 2, 2020

"Tokyo needs to convince sponsors Olympics will really happen"

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

October 2, 2020

"The workplace lawsuits have begun"

(feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —CNN Business

October 2, 2020

"'Not by accident': False 'thug' narratives have long been used to discredit civil rights movements"

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

September 30, 2020

"Read and Resist: Justice for Breonna Taylor"

(feat. Colin Miller, law) —W Magazine

September 30, 2020

"This black-owned private jet company is seeing huge growth amid the pandemic"

(feat. Glenn Gonzales, alumnus) —Black Enterprise

September 30, 2020

"4 reasons to adopt front-of-package nutrition labels"

(feat. Ramkumar Janakiraman, marketing) —American Marketing Association

September 30, 2020

"These law students helped Breonna Taylor's family secure a $12 million settlement"

(feat. Jasmine Caruthers, A.C. Parharm, students) —Law.com

September 23, 2020

"Shortage of coins brought on by COVID pandemic"

(feat. William Hauk, economics) —SC Public Radio

September 23, 2020

"Untreated high blood pressure a growing problem"

(feat. Brent Egan, School of Medicine Greenville) —WebMD

September 23, 2020

"Busy hurricane season could result in future storms taking names from Greek alphabet"

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

September 18, 2020

"The great experiment: The pandemic is tragic. It’s also an incredible chance to study human behavior."

(feat. Bridget Armstrong, exercise science) —The Washington Post

September 18, 2020

"Turning antiracist knowledge and education into action"

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

September 16, 2020

"A 'tidal wave' of Covid-related workplace lawsuits could be on the way"

(feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —CNN

September 16, 2020

"Why rushing a COVID-19 vaccine by November could be dangerous"

(feat. Brooke McKeever) —healthline.com

September 16, 2020

"Family of woman killed in Kansas police chase over missing tag sues for wrongful death"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Kansas City Star

September 16, 2020

"Trump ‘has blood on his hands’ for downplaying coronavirus threat, health experts say"

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Yahoo! News (via The Daily Beast)

September 11, 2020

"How SC grocery stores are navigating hurricane season, ongoing coronavirus pandemic"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School Division of Research) —The Post and Courier

September 11, 2020

"16 top-rated Amazon products that can help prevent snoring"

(feat. Richard Bogan, School of Medicine Columbia) —CNN

September 11, 2020

"USC arts departments plot new ways to reach their audiences this semester"

(feat. Jane Przybysz, Amanda Belue, McKissick Museum; Lindsay Rae Taylor, Kevin Bush, theatre and dance; Tayloe Harding, music) —Free Times

September 11, 2020

"Deepfakes are amazing. They're also terrifying for our future."

(feat. Andrea Hickerson, journalism and mass communications) —Popular Mechanics

August 26, 2020

"Canceling college football could have devastating impact on LGBT college athletes"

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

August 26, 2020

"Why charges in Breonna Taylor case are far from clear-cut"

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

August 26, 2020

"Why 'The Talk' about race isn't limited to Black families"

(feat. Nancy Tolson, African American Studies) —NBC News

August 21, 2020

"How SC women fought for and earned the right to vote"

(feat. Marjorie Spruill, history) —The Post and Courier

August 21, 2020

"Why it's not so simple to arrest the cops who shot Breonna Taylor"

(feat. Colin Miller, law) —The Marshall Project

August 21, 2020

"Political expert says there is 'some chance of an upset' in Graham, Harrison race"

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —WCIV (via WACH)

August 21, 2020

"Heeding mom, Tennessee lawmaker helped women gain the vote"

(feat. Marjorie Spruill, history) —U.S. News & World Report (via AP)

August 19, 2020

“Biden ally Clyburn brings civil rights legacy to DNC"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —The Columbus Dispatch (via AP)

August 19, 2020

"South Carolina researchers to begin study on coronavirus aftereffects on the brain"

(feat. Julius Fridriksson, communication sciences and disorders) —The Post and Courier

August 19, 2020

"Is SC‘s curve plateauing? It’s too early to tell, but masks help."

(feat. Stella Self, epidemiology and biostatistics) —WBTV (via WIS)

August 19, 2020

"Covid-19 poses more risk to patients with chronic illnesses—and that’s bad for the U.S."

(feat. Monique Brown, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Wall Street Journal

August 5, 2020

"What literature tells about people's struggle with faith during pandemic"

(feat. Agnes Mueller, languages, literatures and cultures) —Business Standard (via The Conversation)

August 5, 2020

"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

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