Incoming University of South Carolina President Michael Amiridis is going to miss the University of Illinois Chicago, but he has zero misgivings about the new job. In fact, the former UofSC faculty member-turned-administrator is thrilled to return to the campus where he cut his academic teeth.
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The University of South Carolina’s Center for Civil Rights History and Research will receive $500,000 in federal funding to further its mission to preserve civil rights history and tell critical stories of the movement. The African American Civil Rights grant administered by the National Park Service will be used to continue rehabilitation and preservation of the historic Booker T. Washington Auditorium Building.
Using real-time analysis, Gamecock Athletics reviews survey data and makes adjustments to football game-day logistics to better the overall fan experience.
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees approved a budget Friday (June 24) for the 2022-23 fiscal years that invests in strategic priorities while holding tuition flat for the fourth year in a row for the eight-campus university system.
Physical education professor Eva Monsma’s entire career seems to have led her to the new role she takes on July 1 — faculty athletics representative for the University of South Carolina.
Bacteriophages are viruses that attack specific bacteria and were discovered a century ago. Phage cocktails, which combine several types of phages, could be administered on a broader scale and diminish the need for antibiotics.
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Beyond athletics: Title IX and the future of gender equity on college campuses
Alumna Molly Peirano is leading the university’s new Office of Civil Rights and Title IX. On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, Peirano discusses plans and goals for the office and the future of the landmark civil rights regulation that prohibits sex discrimination in any education program receiving federal funds.
Gamecock alumna helps spearhead South Carolina’s attack on Alzheimer’s
UofSC alumna Taylor Wilson is playing a major role in advancing South Carolina's efforts in advocacy for support of the Alzheimer's cause at both the state and federal levels.
HRSM professor researches topic outside his field, but inside his heart
Khalid Ballouli knows first-hand what life is like for an aspiring professional ballplayer. It was his personal experience, which included six years as a pitcher in the minor leagues after playing for the Southeastern Conference’s Texas A&M University, that led him to his 10-year research project interviewing young players and their families about their experiences in travel baseball.
Exercise science researcher helps improve health of SC residents
Exercise science researcher and professor Sara Wilcox has been working for 20 years to improve the health of South Carolina residents.
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