May 08, 2017, Adena Rice
The University of South Carolina will be represented abroad by our seven Fulbright US Student grantees for the 16th consecutive year as they conduct research, study and serve as English Teaching Assistants.
March 27, 2017
Faculty, staff, post-docs and students can sign up as reviewers, judges and volunteers for the first Discover USC research showcase event on April 21.
March 10, 2017, Jeff Stensland
All faculty members are invited to join Provost Joan Gabel for an informational session about The Conversation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday (March 14) at the Russell House theater.
March 01, 2017
This month’s Tech Tuesday Talk will feature Public Health Ph.D. candidate Alicia Dahl, who will discuss her work on technology-based interventions and support for pregnant women.
February 11, 2017, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina chemical engineering professor John Monnier has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a prestigious group of researchers selected for their significant and lasting contributions to the field.
January 12, 2017, Madeline Thorn
University of South Carolina chemistry professor Chuanbing Tang was named by President Barack Obama as one of 102 scientists to receive the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers -- the highest award given by the U.S. government to researchers in the early stages of their independent careers.
December 09, 2016, Lynn Schutte
Six University of South Carolina graduate students will receive awards under the Donna and Andrew Sorensen Endowment for Health Sciences Fund. The fund was established to reward top doctoral students in the health sciences field who are focusing on cancer research.
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.
November 28, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina sociology professor Douglas Anderton and chemistry professor Stephen Morgan have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAA fellow is among the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.
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.
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.
September 16, 2016, Wes Hickman
As the Southeast’s most comprehensive health sciences teaching and research institution, the University of South Carolina will build on its nationally recognized programs in medicine, nursing, social work, public health, pharmacy, biochemistry, business, computing and others, as well as its unique partnerships with health care providers throughout the state, to create the premier health sciences experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.
July 26, 2016, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore new, sustainable ways to store hazardous nuclear waste. With the award, USC becomes one of only four new national Energy Frontier Research Centers in the country.
May 16, 2016
Caryn Outten received a 5-year grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $2.1 million.
April 25, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina researchers took home four prizes at Monday’s 2016 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Science, a clean sweep for Carolina in all categories. The prizes, presented by Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a Statehouse ceremony, have been awarded to top South Carolina researchers since 1989 and are designed to celebrate achievement in an array of scientific fields.
March 31, 2016, Patrick Ingraham
UofSC students can sign up for a free research account to the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
November 13, 2015, Megan Sexton
The University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health will create a new institute focusing on how to age well from cradle to grave by addressing issues faced by the most vulnerable in our population – young children and older adults – thanks to a $7 million gift from the school’s largest benefactors.
November 10, 2015, Jeff Stensland
A distinguished engineering researcher with experience in forming industry partnerships has been hired to lead the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing. Hossein Haj-Hariri, an MIT-trained scientist who most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, was appointed dean on Tuesday. Haj-Hariri will spearhead efforts to build on the university’s strength in critical research areas such as energy, cyber security, aerospace and materials.