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New UofSC budget holds down tuition; invests in core mission

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.

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Social workers play key role in immigrant students’ success

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.

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Retailing professor wins Fulbright for work in Uzbekistan

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.

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Turning big data into smart data

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.

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In the News

"Jim Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’ hooks large crowd"

(Feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —WBTV (Charlotte)

"‘When does it stop?’: Police car chases over petty crimes can kill, maim innocents"

(Feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Kansas City Star

“UofSC, Clemson researchers use drones to make S.C. bridges safer”

(Feat. Paul Ziehl, associate dean for research) —Columbia Business Monthly

"Jesse Jackson visits Columbia"

(Feat. Justice for All) —WLTX

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