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Newseum leader speaks at President's Leadership Dialogue

Jeffrey Herbst, president and CEO of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., will be the speaker at the President’s Leadership Dialogue at 6 p.m. Oct. 27. Herbst, whose talk is titled “Will the internet kill free expression?” will join university President Harris Pastides at the program in the law school auditorium.

Carolina Dining survey for students

Students who complete the Carolina Dining customer satisfaction survey have a chance to win a free meal plan for next semester.

Student services and activities

Though UofSC's Columbia campus is closed while the state prepares for Hurricane Matthew, we're still providing essential services, academic support and a number of events and activities for students.

Capstone turning garnet this week

Beginning this Friday night, Capstone residence Hall on Barnwell Street will be crowned with a garnet glow as part of a new way to celebrate academic and athletic accomplishments that occur each week at the University of South Carolina. 

University 101 Peer Leader applications open

Rising University of South Carolina juniors and seniors are invited to apply to serve as University 101 Peer Leaders during the fall 2017 term.

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Stories for Students

Sara Schwebel has edited and published a critical edition of

English professor, students shed new light on 1960 children's classic

Scott O’Dell’s 1960 book “Island of the Blue Dolphins” has been a classroom favorite, despite some potentially controversial elements. The University of South Carolina’s Sara Schwebel, associate professor of English, is working to help explain that controversy. With the help of students, Schwebel has edited and published a critical edition of the book, complete with an introduction and essays to help place the narrative in its correct historical and cultural context.

after the flood

After the Flood: Weathering the storm

Immediately following the October 2015 flood in South Carolina, USC researchers began looking at issues related to the once-in-a-lifetime catastrophe. In Part 6 of our "after the flood" series, we look at the flood's impact on the state's schoolchildren.

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