Faculty and Staff Announcements
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.
April 03, 2017, Jeff Stensland
Columbia Major Steve Benjamin and the city of Columbia plan to commemorate South Carolina's NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship with a parade at 3 p.m., Sunday (April 9) on Main Street.
March 31, 2017, Peggy Binette
At 8 a.m. today, online registration will open for one of the university’s most popular annual events. Based on recent years, it’s expected to fill up in 24 hours. It’s the Women’s Leadership Institute, a free daylong conference of professional and personal development offerings for women in higher education that will take place April 26.
March 30, 2017
The university is very concerned about an incident that occurred at Pour House over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The safety of our students is our biggest concern, and we will continue to work with law enforcement and our neighbors in Five Points to resolve the case.
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 27, 2017
In honor of National Public Health Week, the Arnold School of Public Health will be offering free hearing and health screenings. All faculty, staff and students are invited.
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 10, 2017, Megan Joyner
Blue CareOnDemand makes getting sick a little less inconvenient by letting you skip the waiting room.
March 09, 2017
The Gamecocks LiveWell initiative is seeking input from employees about how the university can improve wellness offerings.
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.
March 01, 2017
The deadline for employees to submit claims against their 2016 Flexible Spending Accounts is March 31.
February 15, 2017, Adena Rice
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2017 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students Award until March 17.
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.
February 08, 2017, Abigayle Morrison
Bring your lunch and join Patricia Moore-Pastides, the first lady of the University of South Carolina, as she shares her passion for healthy cooking during an informative and interactive session.
February 06, 2017, Kathryn McPhail
Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor and the stepsister of Anne Frank, will share her childhood and wartime experiences at the University of South Carolina’s President’s Leadership Dialogue at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Koger Center. The dialogue is part of the university’s Carolina Leadership Initiative, which fosters leadership development among students and makes leaders from various fields and backgrounds available to students and the community.
February 02, 2017
Statement on recent Executive Order
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.
January 05, 2017, Yolanda Jones
Remote parking and shuttle service for Founder’s Park will not be available in the spring semester because of baseball season. Commuting students and others who use that lot are encouraged to make alternate plans for the spring semester.
December 21, 2016, Allen Wallace
The University of South Carolina claimed the No. 1 spot in the U.S. and No. 3 in the world in the 2016 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments. The rankings, published Dec. 8, credit the Arnold School of Public Health’s exercise science and athletic training programs, the College of Education’s physical education program and the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management’s sport and entertainment management program
December 19, 2016
A cohort of social work students stepped on the UofSC campus for the first time to receive their diplomas. The MSW students studied with Carolina faculty for the past two years while living in their native Korea.
December 16, 2016, Peggy Binette
The University of South Carolina will host a series of public events in commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 12 – 15. This year marks the 34th year for the university’s annual celebration to honor the civil rights leader. The 2017 commemoration will include a panel discussion, a community breakfast and gospel music performance.
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, Lynn Schutte
INSIGHT Into Diversity named the University of South Carolina a recipient of their diversity and inclusion award for the fifth straight year.
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 17, 2016, Jo Jo Winklemann
The University of South Carolina invites members of the campus and surrounding community to participate in holiday festivities that include the annual tree lighting, choral concerts, toy and food donation drives and a holiday card exhibit.
November 11, 2016, Lynn Schutte
Carolina students and the public are invited to watch and cheer entrepreneur teams who will pitch their innovative ideas in the “Shark Tank” style final competition of The Proving Ground Nov. 17 at the University of South Carolina.
November 08, 2016, Megan Joyner
If you participate in a MoneyPlus MSA, you will be able to contribute more pretax income to your Medical Spending Accounts in 2017. Employees have until November 15, 2016, the extended open enrollment deadline, to adjust your contribution amount.
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.
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.
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.
September 30, 2016, Jeff Stensland
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.
September 27, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides is one of seven Fulbright alumni who will receive the inaugural IIE Global Changemaker Award in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program. The awards recognize the achievements of the individuals throughout their careers and highlight the impact the Fulbright program has had throughout its history.
September 21, 2016, Yolanda L. Jones
A 22-foot steel beam was raised into place on the new Student Health Center Monday (Sep. 20), in a celebration honoring the project team and crew members of Rodgers Builders.