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Wonder Woman

Telling the American story — through comics

With a massive donation of comics from Gary Lee Watson in the spring of 2019, the University of South Carolina is becoming an intellectual center for the study of 20th century popular culture. “The acquisition has made the Irvin department one of the nation's top public repositories of comic books, positioning the University of South Carolina as a premier institution for comics studies,” says Elizabeth Sudduth, associate dean for special collections in University Libraries.

Students in Sim Lab

High-tech center helps students prepare for patient care

The new Simulation and Interactive Learning Center is giving medical and advanced practice students at the School of Medicine Columbia a unique opportunity to apply what they learn in the classroom with the goal of further strengthening patient care for South Carolina and beyond.

CAREER award recipients

The career changer

If you’re a junior faculty member, landing that first external research grant is a game changer, a jump-start for your research agenda. Getting a National Science Foundation CAREER award is a career changer, but the only catch — and it’s a big one — is that CAREER awards are hard to come by.

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“Kids First: Whistleblowers are in the air”

(Feat. Xuhong Su, political science) —The Island Now (Long Island, NY)

“SC school districts update policies to address vaping, e-cigarette use on campus”

(Feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology and biostatistics) —The Post and Courier

“Did NC skip a step? New voting machines questioned again”

(Feat. Duncan Buell, computer science and engineering) —WRAL

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