In the News

“Elmore Leonard’s papers (and Hawaiian shirts) go to university”

UofSC to be permanent home for crime fiction author’s archives --New York Times

“Paul Taylor Dance Company brings ‘highest quality of modern dance’ to Columbia”

World renowned modern dance company to teach, perform with UofSC dancers (feat. Susan Anderson, dance) --The State

“Darla Moore School of International Business celebrating 40 years”

(feat. Hildy Teegan, international business) --WSPA-TV

“Midlands business, civic leaders to be honored for service”

TRIO program director to be honored for service by Urban League (feat. Paul Beasley, TRIO) --The State

“First HBO, then CBS offer streaming. Is this the end of the cable bundle?”

HBO’s al la carte announcement is a sign of traditional cable model disruption, professor says (feat. Mark Tatge, journalism) --Christian Science Monitor

“Elmore Leonard archives headed to S. Carolina”

UofSC expands crime fiction collections with addition of Elmore Leonard archives (feat. Tom McNally, libraries) --Detroit Free Press

“Finally, Columbia gets its 500-seat performance hall”

Concert hall in Moore School debuts to community excitement --Free Times

“Life sciences industry gets traction in Greenville”

School of Medicine’s Greenville campus in prime position as life sciences expand in Upstate --Greenville News

“40 years and still coming back for Moore”

(feat. Hildy Teegen, international business) --Daily Gamecock

“South Carolina’s countdown to same-sex marriage”

Law professor discusses pending same-sex marriage case timeline (feat. Marcia Zug, law) --Free Times

“Columbia Chamber gala and auction”

President Pastides recognized as Columbia Chamber Ambassador of Year --WIS-TV

“What did the Civil War smell like?”

Historian uses five senses to write about how the Civil War was experienced (feat. Mark M. Smith, history) --Chronicle of Higher Education

"Duo brings great Southern flavors back from near extinction"

Research, perseverance bring Southern staples back to the dinner table (feat. David Shields, English) --The Splendid Table

“Breakfast celebrates community engagement”

UofSC breakfast brings together community partners (feat. Jimmie Gahagan, student engagement) --WLTX

“Robot assistance or robot invasion?”

UofSC researcher creates robots that give Grandma a helping hand (feat. Jenay Beer, computer science and social work) --SCETV Radio

“Troopers, public at risk from State Police cruiser crashes”

Researcher discusses high costs, rate of police vehicle accidents (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --Boston Globe

“SCOTUS’ same-sex marriage decision could impact SC”

Fourth Circuit rulings will stand in same-sex marriage decision, professor says (feat. Donald Songer, law) --WLTX-TV

“Restaurant sexual harassment: how to prevent it”

Management key in sexual harassment prevention in service industry, professor says (feat. Robin DiPietro, hospitality) --USA Today

“Political differences? Just blame biology”

Studies find that political differences, values may be genetically wired --Charlotte Observer

Brighter hiring prospects for UofSC business grads

(feat. William Coxe, business) --Bloomberg Businessweek

UofSC is home to one of top law professors in U.S.

(feat. Susan Kuo, law) --National Law Journal ($)

“Practice does not make perfect”

Research finds that both genetics and practice factor into talents (feat. Fernanda Ferreira, John M Henderson, psychology) --Slate

"Ignite to feature Wordless News creator, other Columbia entrepreneurs"

Entrepreneurial contest inspires community, UofSC students in start up pursuits --Free Times

"Fukushima radiation still poisoning insects"

Expert discusses Japanese group's findings on radiation tainted insects (feat. Tim Mousseau, biology) --Science

"Businesses reporting rising healthcare costs"

Study finds that heathcare costs are rising for employers, employees --WLTX-TV

"Keeping sorghum syrup tradition alive in South Carolina"

UofSC food historian has a hand in passing on SC sorghum syrup tradition (feat. David Shields, English) --Post and Courier

"Christie to test presidential waters in SC"

(feat. Mark Tompkins, political science) --Wall Street Journal ($)

"Why To Exercise Today, For Men: High Blood Pressure Hits Much Later"

(feat. Xuemei Sui, public health) --NPR Boston

"USC professor named to 2020 Mars mission team"

(feat. Mike Angel, chemistry) --WIS-TV

"Constitution Day"

UofSC historian gives appreciation to fluid language in Constitution (feat. Fritz Hamer, South Caroliniana Library) --WFXB-TV

"USC law school dean: $80M building a launching point"

(feat. Robert, Wilcox, law) --Columbia Regional Business Report

"By the numbers: search NIH grant data by institution"

UofSC among institutions that have received notable increases in NIH grant funding --NPR

"Author Simms still teaching"

Editorial: UofSC Libraries project digitizes work of author Simms --Post and Courier

"Chick-fil-A icon's death signals fast-food shift"

Millennials not looking for parent's fast food experience, professor says (feat. Robin DiPietro, HRSM) --USA Today

"SC business update from John 'SwampFox' Warner"

Federal investment in USC Technology Incubator anticipated to make significant economic impact --SC ETV Radio

"Oklahoma's public schools are starting the year in legal limbo"

Professor discusses unconstitutional threats being used against Oklahoma schools (feat. Derek Black, law) --Washington Post

"SEC symposium Q&A with Dr. Russ Pate"

UofSC to host symposium highlighting research in obesity issues (feat. Russ Pate, public health) --SEC Sports

"Key factor in police shootings: 'reasonable fear'"

Professor discusses analysis of reasonable fear in police activities (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --New York Times

"Graying of SC prisons will cost state's taxpayers"

Housing aging prisoners comes at high cost to taxpayers, professor says (feat. John Burrow, criminology) --The State

"Players, leagues benefitting from sports injury study"

Study suggests quality coaching lessens injury risks (feat. Jim Mensch, athletic training) --The State

"How social media has turned us into war monsters"

Professor discusses how people act on Facebook regarding controversial opinions (feat. Mo Jang, mass communications) --Huffington Post

"Learning to overcome distance"

UofSC's Palmetto College one option for non-traditional students --Greenville Journal

"William C. Hubbard of South Carolina new president of American Bar Association"

Alumnus, board member sworn into top position for American Bar Association --The Times and Democrat

"The bros who love My Little Pony"

Researcher finds that adult fans of cartoon isn't what's expected (feat. Patrick Edwards, psychology) --The Atlantic

"Universal's partnership with Legendary films may help shape theme parks"

Entertainment powerhouses partnership is a smart strategy, professor says (feat. Armen Shaomian, sport and entertainment management) --Orlando Sentinel

"Panel: improving rural education is key to helping poor communities"

University president speaks to importance of rural education opportunities (feat. Harris Pastides) --Post and Courier

"USC aerospace research"

McNair Center to house research center for continuation of space exploration from SC --WIS-TV

"NCAA concussion settlement criticized for what it lacks"

Athletic safety case is moving forward, needs more work (feat. Richard Southall, sports management) --USA Today

"$1.1 million law school gift to foster public service, leadership"

Law school gift to begin new fellowship, scholar program (feat. Robert Wilcox, law) --Florence Morning News

"Incubator partners with Google"

Google partnership will provide new tools to UofSC startup entrepreneurs --Columbia Regional Business Report

"10 habits I've picked up while studying in America"

Exchange student picked up American customs during her year at UofSC --The Guardian

"Kannapolis native to compete in Miss World pageant"

UofSC alumna to compete in Miss World pageant --Charlotte Observer

"Grant funds students' World Cup experience"

Student uses Magellan Grant to experience World Cup, and learn too --Daily Gamecock

"Spicing up Columbia's dining scene"

Professor, chef discuss people's desire for fresh dining options (feat. Neal Smoak, Joel Reynolds, McCutcheon House) --The State

"Program hosts international students"

HRSM gives students from China and Curacao full UofSC experience (feat. Brian Mihalik, HRSM) --Daily Gamecock

"Exhibit tackles South Carolina's first fruit tree nursery"

McKissick Museum exhibit features first fruit tree nursery --Post and Courier

"Israel and Hamas-between bad and worse options"

Professor discusses current events in Middle East (feat. Josef Olmert, English) --Huffington Post

"Homicide charges likely in Baruch College fraternity retreat case"

Expert: Computer animations used in cases must meet certain criteria (feat. Colin Miller, law) --New York Times

"You can delete, but you can't forget"

Study: Inability to permanently remove digital files makes grieving harder (feat. Evan Meaney, media arts) --The Atlantic

"Theme parks get creative to help visitors beat heat"

Expert: Small investments pay off to keep customers comfortable (feat. Scott Smith, tourism) --Orlando Sentinel

"US Marine Cpl William Carpenter receives Medal of Honor"

Marine, Gamecock receives Medal of Honor --BBC

"10 activities to improve yourself - and the Columbia community"

Extended University offers foreign languages courses to public --The State

"Free Times 50: The power issue 2014"

UofSC faculty, staff, leadership continues to influence city --Free Times

"Fowler: marriage equality's time has come"

Op-ed: parallels in marriage equality cases from past and present are clear (feat. Don Fowler, political science) --The State

"Did the Black Death have a silver lining?"

Professor discusses plague that killed many but left healthiest behind (feat. Sharon DeWitte, anthropology) --Charlotte Observer

"Planned Christie trips test politics of a 2016 bid"

South Carolinians may not warm up to confrontational candidate (feat. Mark Tompkins, political science) --Wall Street Journal