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Scholarship, research and the legacy of 9/11

September 11, 2001, altered the course of history. It was also a call to action for University of South Carolina faculty seeking to address new challenges in a changing world. Five UofSC professors reflect on the aftermath of 9/11 and how it changed the trajectory of their scholarship and research.

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First gen lifeline

First-generation students from low-income families who arrive at the University of South Carolina find a home and support through the Opportunity Scholars Program, where a combination of smaller classes, mentoring, advising and workshops improves students’ academic performance and graduation rates.

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(feat. Ed Madden, English language and literature) —Irish Times

“UofSC School of Music prepares to host Mahogany Musical Festival”

(feat. Tayloe Harding, music) —WCNC Charlotte (via WLTX)

“New research helps explain a sudden population crash for rare whales”

(feat. Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, earth, ocean and environment) —The New York Times

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