Being able to experience the college life is one thing, but experiencing it from a whole other country is another. One student has gotten a small look into UofSC's ever-growing international community.
Tamara Sheldon is a new assistant professor in the economics department at the Darla Moore School of Business. The Boulder, Colo., native is blending her interests in the environment and business to study how the economy affects the environment and how better to provide incentives for sustainability.
UofSC theatre professor Stan Brown is featured in the short film "The Bespoke Tailoring of Mr. Bellamy."
The words 'summer' and 'vacation' go together like peanut butter and jelly for a lot of college students, but in the famously hot months the University of South Carolina offers meatier sandwiches than that on its academic menu. This summer the university's Center for Colon Cancer Research brought undergraduates from around the country into a brand-new biomedical research experience.
For 20 years, Theatre 99 has been the epicenter of improvisational theatre in Charleston, attracting a cross-section of the city looking for something "edgy" to do on date night. The attic-turned-bare-bones theater above a Meeting Street bicycle shop is also where you'll find Greg Tavares and Brandy Sullivan, both 1991 University of South Carolina theater graduates, making people laugh three nights a week.
Gregory Gay is a new assistant professor in the department of computer science and engineering. He comes from Morgantown, W.Va., by way of Minnesota. Gay's research focuses on how better to build software, especially the software that is essential to our daily lives.
Exercise has a reputation for doing a body good, and some Carolina research recently showed just how far even a little bit goes. Xuemei Sui of the Arnold School of Public Health led a research team that showed that staying in shape can keep the heart and circulation young, slowing -- by some 15 to 20 years -- the natural process that causes cholesterol levels to rise with age.
There are no music stands in Rooms 106 at the School of Music. There's no podium either. What you will find are spaces for brainstorming and planning -- whiteboards and corkboards, flip charts and Post-it notes, books on finance and leadership. And just in case there's a need play out those ideas, the room has a seven-foot Baldwin piano.
Third generation Gamecocks Lucy and Jack Hagood only applied to one school. With 15 USC graduates in their family, they knew they didn't want to go anywhere else.
University President Harris Pastides introduced "Carolina 2025" during his State of the University address. Dean of undergraduate studies Helen Doerpinghaus explains how this 10-year plan will affect the student experience.
The campus community called Capstone Scholars is celebrating its 10th year as one of the university's most popular programs for high-achieving students looking for something more in the college experience. Based on comments from alumni and current students, it sounds like they're finding it.
Eliza Allen is a new assistant professor of elementary education in the College of Education. The Savannah, Ga., native is researching better ways to provide equal opportunities for language learning among diverse student populations.
New classrooms and labs, additional faculty and more responsive advising are all part of the "Carolina 2025" roadmap for the next 10 years, university President Harris Pastides says. Pastides introduced the ambitious plan during his 2015 State of the University address.
The 136,850 donors who contributed learned Sept. 10 that their collective generosity put the $1 billion campaign more than $43 million over its original goal.
Watching their teams climb in the rankings is a cherished pastime of many Gamecocks, but competitive talent at Carolina is hardly restricted to the sporting life. Over the past several years, the University of South Carolina has been a fixture near or atop the leaderboard in producing Hollings scholars, fielding a group of academic talent that, once again this year, is second to none in the country.
Meet the student band that was personally invited by President Harris Pastides to perform at the annual State of the University address, Sept. 10.
It's not often college students get to ask one of their classmates for an internship, but that's just what happened when Charleston hotelier Linn Lesesne decided to return to Carolina to finish her degree more than 30 years after she started it.
A pair of philosophy researchers from the University of South Carolina and the University of Chicago has been awarded a $2.1 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study the connections between virtue, happiness and the meaning of human life and society.
Cormac Cannon, the new director of athletic bands, drills the 375-member USC Marching Band during summer band camp.
Get to know a little more about President Pastides and his thoughts on UofSC before he delivers his State of the University speech.
The University of South Carolina will usher in the college football season for the fourth consecutive year Thursday (Sept. 3), when the Gamecocks take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in the inaugural Belk College Kickoff in Charlotte. The season opener, which is set for 6 p.m., marks the 57th meeting on the gridiron for the two Carolina teams and the first time the two teams will battle in Charlotte.
Joan T.A. Gabel began her tenure as the University of South Carolina's provost this week. We caught up with her to learn a little more about her and her plans for the future.
The University of South Carolina's McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research boasts state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment, a team of highly accomplished researchers and industry partnerships with manufacturers from around the world. The center's primary mission, however, is education.
Howie Scher led a scientific team that has dated the onset of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current at 30 million years ago. The world's largest ocean current, the "global mix-master" transports nutrients, heat and salt around the world.
A cursory reading of the synopsis of "Jacob Jump," Eric Morris' just-published first novel, might prompt comparisons with James Dickey's "Deliverance." Both stories involve ill-fated boating trips on rivers, but the similarities end there.