Recent Announcements

Study finds new pathway for treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

December 08, 2016, Erin Bluvas

Researchers from the University of South Carolina, Duke University, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Metabolon Inc. Research Triangle Park have discovered a new way to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease—a condition that affects up to 25 percent of the population and may lead to cirrhosis and eventually liver cancer or failure.

UofSC to host on the relationship of the humanities and happiness Dec. 14

November 18, 2016, Peggy Binette

How do the humanities matter in a chaotic 21st century? That’s the question one of the nation’s top philosophers and ethics experts will tackle in a public talk Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the University of South Carolina. Talbot Brewer, a professor from the University of Virginia, will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the School of Law auditorium. His talk, titled “What Good are the Humanities?,” is part of a research project that is led in part by the University of South Carolina and brings together scholars from around the world to study the facts that lead to happiness and meaning of life.

Stand Up Carolina needs students for campaign

November 10, 2016, Adena Rice

Stand Up Carolina is launching a campaign this spring to encourage students to intervene in negative situations even if they’re uncomfortable or worried about what their peers will think. Student Health Services is looking for students to share stories for its campaign.

Collection of acclaimed author and children's book illustrator comes to UofSC

November 02, 2016, Megan Sexton

Anita Lobel, the acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books, will be honored by the Ex Libris Society at the University of South Carolina Nov. 17 where she will be presented with the Thomas Cooper Society medal in recognition of her contribution to the arts. The dinner is open to the public, with reservations required by Nov. 11. Lobel's has donated her archive, which includes illustrations, artwork, manuscripts and papers to the University of South Carolina Libraries. Pieces from the collection, will be on display in the university’s Hollings Special Collection Library, starting Nov. 7.

Final Reminder: Open Enrollment

October 27, 2016, Megan Joyner

While the open enrollment period has been extended until November 15, time is quickly running out to make changes to your benefits. Any changes made will be effective January 1, 2017.

Michelin unites UofSC and Clemson through sustainability course

October 23, 2016

Michelin North America invites students from UofSC and Clemson to apply for Civil and Environmental Engineering 490, an introductory course to industrial sustainability. Up to 12 students from each school will be chosen to join the project starting this spring.

UofSC organizes Hurricane Matthew relief effort

October 19, 2016, Peggy Binette

With help from the Midlands community, the University of South Carolina will collect items Thursday and Friday, sending a truck of donated items Monday to Marion County, where post-hurricane flooding of the Little Pee Dee and Lumber rivers has caused widespread damage and displaced residents in the communities of Nichols and Mullins.

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Pulitzer Prize winner to commemorate W.E.B. Du Bois' historic SC address

October 13, 2016, Peggy Binette

David Levering Lewis, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Du Bois biographer, will commemorate civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois’ historic address “Behold the Land” Oct. 20, at Antisdel Chapel at Benedict College. Lewis’ talk marks the 70th anniversary of Du Bois address to 700 black and white youth who attended the Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) as part of the larger Southern Youth Legislature held at the Township Auditorium.

Student services and activities

October 05, 2016

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.