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Inmates performing at a concert

Making music that makes a difference

Lee Correctional Institution near Bishopville, S.C., is the state’s largest maximum-security prison and home to some of the most violent offenders. It’s also a place where music can make a difference.

Engineering Drone used to clean Eddie

A major dustup

Eddie, a 40-foot-tall statue in Columbia's EdVenture children's museum, has been hard to keep clean. But a team of mechanical engineering students at the University of South Carolina have designed, built and tested a robotic drone that can whisk away the dust bunnies from Eddie's massive body.

horseshoe in the fall

20 in ‘18

From Bernstein's "Mass" and new, innovative partnerships to a Truman Scholar and cutting-edge research discoveries, 2018 was an eventful year at the University of South Carolina. Here are 20 of the year’s many highlights.

lyric swinton

A decade of opportunity

Year after year, the number of lives transformed by the University of South Carolina’s Gamecock Guarantee program keeps growing. But numbers alone don’t tell the full story.

international space station

Supplying Outer Space

With growing private investment and a developing private commercial industry, outer space is also becoming in some sense just another place to do business. With that realization also comes the need to address the same operations management and supply chain issues that businesses face on Earth, says Joel Wooten, assistant professor of management science at the Darla Moore School of Business.

donna chen

UofSC professor named AAAS fellow

University of South Carolina chemistry professor Donna Chen has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS fellow is one of the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.

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In the News

“111th District Kansas House race contested; voters ask expert review of iVotronic machine data”

(Feat. Duncan Buell, computer science) —The Topeka Capital-Journal

“Setting the table for Virginia Ham”

(Feat. David Shields, English) —Daily (Newport News, Virginia) Press

“Fight for federal right to education takes a new turn

(Feat. Derek Black, law) —WTOP (Washington, DC) via The Conversation

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