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Wonder Woman

Telling the American story — through comics

With a massive donation of comics from Gary Lee Watson in the spring of 2019, the University of South Carolina is becoming an intellectual center for the study of 20th century popular culture. “The acquisition has made the Irvin department one of the nation's top public repositories of comic books, positioning the University of South Carolina as a premier institution for comics studies,” says Elizabeth Sudduth, associate dean for special collections in University Libraries.

Students in Sim Lab

High-tech center helps students prepare for patient care

The new Simulation and Interactive Learning Center is giving medical and advanced practice students at the School of Medicine Columbia a unique opportunity to apply what they learn in the classroom with the goal of further strengthening patient care for South Carolina and beyond.

CAREER award recipients

The career changer

If you’re a junior faculty member, landing that first external research grant is a game changer, a jump-start for your research agenda. Getting a National Science Foundation CAREER award is a career changer, but the only catch — and it’s a big one — is that CAREER awards are hard to come by.

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In the News

“Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they're not making it into court"

(Feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —Chicago Tribune (via The Conversation)

“Charleston Lego master, son bring USC’s Horseshoe to life with 10,000 bricks"

(Feat. David Robinson, alumnus) —The Post and Courier

“Why can't we get rid of bad sheriffs?”

(Feat. Jessica Pishko, Rule of Law Collaborative) —The New York Times

“Help wanted: SC classrooms need more African American males”

(Feat. Kendrell Parker, student) —CBS 17 (Raleigh via WSPA)

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