Salt marsh at Baruch Institute

Window to the Sea

The university’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal and Marine Sciences is a national treasure -- a place where students and researchers from the Columbia campus along with universities around the world come to better understand the complexity of coastal and marine environments.

little boy with his pet chicken

A new likeness

In 1986, an archivist and a university professor brought posthumous fame to African American photographer Richard Samuel Roberts. In 2019, the University of South Carolina Press reissued their landmark book celebrating his work.

daniella cook, aisha haynes, kyanna Samuel, spencer platt

2020 social justice award winners

A community organizer and equity scholar, a three-degree alumna, an education student leader and a professor with a strong record of mentoring younger colleagues are the recipients of the University of South Carolina’s 2020 Social Justice Awards and will be honored at the annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast Jan. 17 in the Russell House Ballroom.


UofSC climbs in nursing, education rankings

The University of South Carolina ranks No. 1 in the nation among public universities (No. 2 overall) for its online graduate nursing program, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual online rankings.

Kassy Alia at the 2018 event standing in front of red TEDx sign.

TEDxUofSC 2020

The University of South Carolina will host its second TEDx event, TEDxUofSC, on Oct. 15. TEDxUofSC will feature eight speakers that each have an idea worth sharing to better the community.

Mark Bieger

Caslen announces executive appointments

University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen announced two new hires Monday; new chief of staff Col. Mark Bieger, and James Smith, who will serve as interim special assistant to the president.

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"Defying gravity: How succeeding with events like Wicked opens up new possibilities for Columbia venues"

(Feat. Chip Wade and Nate Terrace, Koger Center; Sid Kenyon, Colonial Life Arena) —Free Times

"USC debuts new 'library of the future'"

(Feat. Luke Rankin, student; Tom McNally, libraries; President Bob Caslen) —WLTX

“China Coronavirus is spreading — what precautions is the U.S. taking and is there a vaccine?"

(Feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Newsweek

"SC manufacturing group will focus on tax reform as US plant investment slows"

(Feat. Doug Woodward, Moore School) —The Post and Courier

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