Traffic stops are the most common interaction that citizens have with law enforcement. But what happens after the stop is not a universal experience for everyone, says Kelsey Shoub, an assistant professor of political science and one of three co-authors of "Suspect Citizens: What 20 Million Traffic Stops Tell Us About Policing and Race."
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ZVerse, a Columbia company founded by UofSC alumnus John Carrington, has become an important player in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19, producing millions of face shields for health care workers around the country.
Having an impact on their students and communities, being more inclusive for underserved populations and encouraging a lifelong love of reading and learning are passions shared by three alumnae of the University of South Carolina’s School of Information Science who have been recognized as 2020 Movers & Shakers by Library Journal.
Bobby Donaldson is an associate professor of history and African American Studies and director of the Center for Civil Rights History and Research at the University of South Carolina. In a three-part question-and-answer series, Donaldson presents both his scholarly insights and his personal perspective as they relate to protests over the death of George Floyd.
When Monique Brown looks at population health, the epidemiologist considers conditions that can make it better — and worse — for different groups of people. When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown says, there are myriad pre-existing conditions that make the virus far worse for African Americans.
States are working hard to take the necessary steps to reopen safely. When Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, explained that task to the U.S. Senate recently, he pointed to South Carolina as a model for the country, one that he would “almost like to clone.” So, what is South Carolina getting right?
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Breakthrough Star: Nolan Stolz
Very few professors grow up to become the envy of their teenage selves, but USC Upstate music professor Nolan Stolz could not be a disappointment to the 13-year-old who played the drums and loved the rock band Black Sabbath.
Veteran seeks to help injured soldiers regain full strength
When Brooks Herring decided to give college a try after serving in the U.S. Navy and Army, he had one goal in mind: Creating a physical therapy program that would help wounded service members get back to the level of strength and activity they had before their injury.
UofSC alumna’s research could lead to a better understanding of climate change
At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, former UofSC Capstone Scholar and NOAA Hollings Scholar Erin McParland studies dissolved organic matter in the ocean using sophisticated equipment originally developed for use in the medical field.
Career of working to keep drinking water safe garners high honor for UofSC chemistry professor
For her career of work to keep drinking water safe, UofSC chemistry professor Susan Richardson has been elected a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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