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Announcements

Sign-up for Relay for Life

Faculty, staff and students can still honor a cancer survivor or the memory of a loved one by getting involved with this year's Relay for Life. Participate by registering teams or purchasing luminarias for cancer survivors and loved ones who have passed away.

Support UofSC students at Graduate Student Day

Come out and support fellow grad students at UofSC's most comprehensive showcase of graduate scholarly and creative work.The day is divided into two parts: morning competitions and an afternoon awards ceremony. Competition categories are Research Oral Presentation, Research Poster Presentation, Creative Performance and Display and 3-Minute Thesis and Dissertation Speeches. The awards ceremony features Graduate Student Day competition winners, as well the announcement of numerous other graduate student awards.

Six cool classes to take next semester

Class registration is right around the corner. As you make your class selections, do you have room in your schedule for something a little out of the ordinary? Check out these cool classes offered at UofSC.

Apply for LEAD retreat

The 2015 LEAD Retreat will be held in Charleston, SC, May 6-7. The LEAD Retreat is open to rising junior or senior students who serve as leaders of student organizations and student-led initiatives. Applications are due Friday, April 17.

My Carolina hosts senior celebration

This event, on Monday, April 27, is for graduating seniors. There will be live music, complimentary barbecue and two drink tickets for each person. Register online and remember to bring I.D. to the event.

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Stories for Students

Passion for programming

Passion for programming

CS First, created by a Google team in South Carolina, is a curriculum geared for children in grades 4 through 8 that’s organized around themes such as art or game design and includes easy-to-use programming software called Scratch. JameSue Goodman, the project lead, is a 1997 Carolina grad who took her first computer science course in her last semester of college.

Outstanding Woman of the Year: Jacquline Plyler

Outstanding Woman of the Year: Jacquline Plyler

Jacquline Plyler has always had an affinity for animals, her mother says, even though she was once kicked while trying to vaccinate a cow. Now the biomedical engineering senior wants to make a career out of studying and creating vaccines for farm animals. "I didn't decide to pre-vet until between my freshman and sophomore year," says Plyler, who was honored this week as the university's Outstanding Woman of the Year.

A business built on sweat

A business built on sweat

You could say that Jamie Scott has built his business on sweat -- his own and his customers'. But there's a lot more to Jamie Scott Fitness than perspiration, and that's why the former Gamecock football player has been so successful with his boutique-style gym in Columbia.

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