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James Anderson

Gamecock emissary

Political science alumnus James Anderson credits Gamecock connections for his success as he embarks upon the next phase of his career in foreign policy work. The Air Force officer, who helped found My Carolina’s Veterans Alumni Council, will study U.S. and Canada relations as part of a Fulbright Scholarship in September.

Black hawk helicopter over campus on Engineering Day

Big data to the rescue

University of South Carolina researchers across multiple disciplines are putting data analytics to work to tackle an array of real-world challenges — from keeping helicopters flying safely to improving health care and detecting deadly fungal outbreaks in corn.

horseshoe trench

Summer renovations on Horseshoe ongoing

A number of renovation projects are underway this summer across campus and on the historic Horseshoe, making navigation through central campus a bit tricky.

Lauren Greenwald

Ways of being

Assistant professor of photography Lauren Greenwald considered becoming a doctor, pursued a career in architecture, lived on a sailboat for a year and worked as a project manager renovating apartments in Paris – all before finally going to graduate school to study photography. Her work is a reflection of that wanderlust, but the lens through which she examines the world could work for anyone, not just the aspiring artist.

Alexander Sougiannis

Age-old compound, modern-day use

Biomedical scientists at USC’s School of Medicine are studying the extent to which emodin, a natural compound found in rhubarb, could help relieve some side effects of a common chemotherapy drug.

David Dutka

From custodian to teacher

In May, David Dutka earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education through Palmetto College, the University of South Carolina’s online degree completion program. In August, he will begin his first year as a teacher at Midway Elementary School – the same school where he repaired pipes and buffed floors as a custodian for several years.

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In the News

“Rare film of first African-American pro-golfer sheds light on pre-Civil rights era”

(Feat. Greg Wilsbacher, Moving Images Research Collection) —South Carolina Public Radio

“Maximize international student services at U.S. Universities”

(Feat. Jody Pritt, international student services) —U.S. News and World Report

“If the 12 indicted Russians never face trial in the US, can anything be gained?"

(Feat. Joel Samuels, law) —San Francisco Chronicle via The Conversation

"Health risks of peeing in a pool”

(Feat. Susan Richardson, chemistry) —AccuWeather

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University Events

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Jul. 23, 2018

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Jul. 30, 2018

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Aug. 6, 2018

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Location: South Caroliniana Library 910 Sumter Street

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Location: Melton Observatory 201

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