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20 in ‘18

From Bernstein's "Mass" and new, innovative partnerships to a Truman Scholar and cutting-edge research discoveries, 2018 was an eventful year at the University of South Carolina. Here are 20 of the year’s many highlights.

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Supplying Outer Space

With growing private investment and a developing private commercial industry, outer space is also becoming in some sense just another place to do business. With that realization also comes the need to address the same operations management and supply chain issues that businesses face on Earth, says Joel Wooten, assistant professor of management science at the Darla Moore School of Business.

donna chen

UofSC professor named AAAS fellow

University of South Carolina chemistry professor Donna Chen has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS fellow is one of the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.

CSC members display holiday stockings

Holidays at Carolina

Take a look at the lineup of 2018 holiday events, including the Carolina Cares service drive, annual tree lighting and more.

Veteran Beth Karr in formation

The sounds of history

Students in Andrea L’Hommedieu’s oral history class in the South Carolina Honors College are interviewing military veterans this semester, learning the art of asking questions and telling stories.

Clark West and Elliott Mitchell

Shared Commitment

Inspired by the University of South Carolina's inclusive environment, donors Clark West and Elliott Mitchell agreed to establish a $500,000 endowment to support scholarships for USC School of Medicine students. West and Mitchell also established a $500,000 endowment to support scholarships for students attending associate degree-granting institutions in South Carolina who wish to transfer to one of the Palmetto State’s baccalaureate-granting colleges or universities, including USC.

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In the News

“Economists: Trumps tariffs hurt automakers, slow SC growth”

(Feat. Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —U.S. News & World Report via the Associated Press

“Literary classic ‘Frankenstein’ turns 200”

(Feat. Paula Feldman, English) —South Carolina Public Radio

“Which new schools will be built first, and how does it impact Horry County taxpayers?”

(Feat. Sandra Lindsay, education) —Myrtle Beach Sun Times

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