The "Justice for All" exhibit releases history from the archives to highlight events that illustrate the impact of South Carolina in the national civil rights movement.
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The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved a budget plan that reduces administrative costs and prioritizes South Carolina residents by holding tuition increases for in-state students on the Columbia campus to a historically low 0.6 percent.
About one-quarter of children in the U.S. under the age of 18 are immigrants or the children of immigrants, a status that often translates into educational disadvantages. A College of Social Work faculty member is involved in surveying school social workers nationwide to learn what they are doing to help those children navigate successfully through their public school experiences.
The Fulbright program is one of the most famous and prestigious scholarship programs in the world, with 59 alumni who also have Nobel Prizes and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners. Many people in academia try throughout their career and never win a Fulbright Scholarship. Professor Mark Rosenbaum, chair of the University of South Carolina Department of Retailing, now has three.
The University of South Carolina String Project is a model of community service and teacher education, which has been duplicated at nearly 40 universities around the country.
A new Artificial Intelligence Institute at the University of South Carolina will launch this summer, building on and harnessing the collective efforts of dozens of faculty members who already are advancing AI research initiatives in diverse academic disciplines.
(Feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —WBTV (Charlotte)
(Feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Kansas City Star
(Feat. Paul Ziehl, associate dean for research) —Columbia Business Monthly
(Feat. Justice for All) —WLTX
Breakthrough Leader: Virginia Scotchie
You never know where you might find Virginia Scotchie’s art. Head of ceramics in the School of Visual Art and Design since 1992, Scotchie’s iconic spheres and intricately glazed sculptural forms are in public and private collections across the country and around the world.
The Long Run: Donald Baldwin
They arrived in the 1970s, some after serving in Vietnam, some fresh out of high school or college. More than 40 years later, they still come to work at the University of South Carolina — some after officially “retiring.” TIMES spoke with a few of these long-term employees to see what keeps them coming back to work on campus, long after they could have settled into that place in the mountains or that home by the sea.
Education alumna wins SC Teacher of the Year
Education alumna, Chanda Jefferson, was recently named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. Her passion for serving others began when she drove the church van as a teenager. Now a decade into her career as an educator, she finds herself teaching much more than biology to her students.
Colon cancer researcher finds new treatment for deadly disease
When colon cancer spreads, it often ends up in the liver, where surgery can be complicated, even impossible. That’s why research in the University of South Carolina’s College of Pharmacy proving the efficacy of a new class of cancer drugs is so significant.
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