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Campus, city thrive together through decades of change

From growth and innovation on campus to an increasingly bustling city life, the university and the city are thriving together in a symbiotic relationship. In many cases, it’s South Carolina alumni themselves who are leading change in the city as entrepreneurs and community leaders.

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English Programs for Internationals turns 40

English Programs for Internationals celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and has come a long way since 1979, when it was created in response to a growing international presence on campus.

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Campus Village project set to transform south campus

After receiving final approval from state officials, construction of the first stage of the University of South Carolina’s new Campus Village student residential housing redevelopment will begin in February, bringing modern housing options to a new generation of students.

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Helping SC business go global

When the Darla Moore School of Business launched the master’s in international business program in 1974, the motive was pretty straightforward: to address a need of South Carolina businesses by supplying highly educated professionals who could successfully manage investments outside the U.S.

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Gamecock athlete racing toward career in education

After winning state championships in high school, Kaden Briggs was excited to earn a spot on the University of South Carolina’s track and field team. But he was shocked when he faced an unexpected hurdle – some skepticism about his chosen career path.

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In the News

"Report on Uber crash questions testing of self-driving cars"

(Feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The Washington Post (via AP)

"Hosting March Madness brought in $11.3 million to Columbia’s economy"

(Feat. Tom Regan, sport and entertainment management) —The Post and Courier

"UofSC researchers find a new route for effective treatment of Gulf War Illness"

(Feat. Saurabh Chatterjee, environmental health sciences) —Medical Life Sciences

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