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A KISS gold record in a frame

KISS collection comes to University Libraries

John Downs Jr. has had a lifelong passion for the rock bank KISS and has amassed a collection over the years that includes guitars, photographs, original artwork and costumes. He recently donated that collection to University Libraries.

Nate Johnson at Rose Hill Plantation

Putting history to work in the world

UofSC's public history graduates apply their knowledge and love of history to encourage civic engagement by making the past more understandable and accessible to the general public. They also are helping to refine our understanding of our past through new scholarship to tell a more inclusive history.

Cartoon drawing of an animal paw holding a cellphone with a drawing of a chicken. Headline "Dot Buys a Bike" in white type on red background.

New book puts children in driver's seat for navigating information highway

Children have the internet at their fingertips with phones and tablet, but the ability to discern what’s fact and what’s fiction hasn’t kept pace with advances in technology and accessibility. Faculty and staff in the College of Information and Communications are working to bridge that knowledge gap with a children’s book about news literacy.

New York City skyline at night with light beams representing the World Trade Center twin towers.

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.

Kamari Boyd kneels on a boardwalk in the marsh

A summer along the sea

UofSC’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal and Marine Sciences offers students a first-hand look at a beautiful but changing ecosystem — and the chance to get a taste of fieldwork and perform research projects in the on-site labs.

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In the News

“New book explores the history, nuance and flavors of South Carolina foods”

(feat. David Shields, english language and literature) —Greenville News

"A new Anne Frank Center aims to reshape racism through Holocaust education"

(feat. Doyle Stevick and Meir Muller, education; Mary McElveen, student) —The Jewish News of Northern California

“Community rallying to save Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden”

(feat. Jane Przybysz, executive director – McKissick Museum) —WACH Fox 57

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