In the News

“How cost of attendance may become a recruiting tool”

President discusses details in athletic scholarship expansion plans (feat. Harris Pastides) --USA Today

“Some books you may have missed in 2014”

UofSC historian’s book on Civil War noted among great nonfiction of past year (feat. Mark Smith, history) --Washington Post

“Making the most of your senior year in college”

Professor offers advice for college seniors (feat. Scott Gwara, English) --Huffington Post

“Four years after the meltdown, investigating Fukushima’s ecological toll”

Researcher examines ecological toll on area following radiation blast (feat. Tim Mousseau, biology) --Scientific American ($)

“Columbia technology accelerator readies another class for business boot camp”

UofSC/Columbia incubator bringing in next class of entrepreneurs --The State

“Grand Strand Medical Center to become teaching hospital this summer”

UofSC partners with Grand Strand Medical Center for residency program --WPDE-TV

“How young SC singers get a shot at The Met”

UofSC alumnae has chance to perform at Metropolitan Opera in NYC --The State

“Lexington visual effects firm honored by Oscars”

UofSC alumni get Oscar nod for visual effects work --The State

“Start here”

Law professor discusses constitutionality of education policies (feat. Derek Black, law) --Slate

“Is ‘Selma’s’ portrayal of LBJ historically accurate?”

Historian who transcribed LBJ tapes discusses accuracy of new movie (feat. Kent Germany, history) --CBS News

“Ed Madden named city poet laureate”

UofSC professor named City of Columbia poet laureate (feat. Ed Madden, women and gender studies) --Free Times

“‘You are getting sleepy’ – Using hypnosis to quit smoking”

Using hypnosis to help smokers quit worth trying, professor says (feat. Scott Strayer, medicine) --Greenville Online

“’Meet’ the historic figures who are live-tweeting the Burning of Columbia”

UofSC class collaborates to bring history to Twitter (feat. Tom Brown, history) --The State

“Charleston area home sales climbed 8.8% in 2014”

Boost in employment rates helps home sales, professor says (feat. Joey von Nessen, economics) --The Post and Courier

“As feared, it’s a season of high flu intensity”

Doctors lament unusually bad flu season in Columbia, SC (feat. Dr. Helmut Albrecht and Dr. Anna-Kathryn Rye, medicine) --New York Times

“Salary ceiling for women only?”

Professor discusses salary gaps for coaches in women’s sports (feat. Mark Nagel, HRSM) --Inside Higher Ed

“Time-shares becoming bigger part of Disney’s lodging portfolio”

Disney finds moneymaker in time-shares, professor says (feat. Scott Smith, tourism) --Orlando Sentinel

“Historian releases fuller version of Nat Fuller biography”

Historian creates first complete biography of Nat Fuller, freed slave turned entrepreneur (feat. David Shields, English) --Post and Courier

“2014 economic year in review”

Top economists look at biggest economic impact stories from past year (feat. Doug Woodward, economics) --Carolina Business Review

“USC researchers aim to make Five Points safer”

(feat. Leslie Wiser, criminology) --The State

“It’s a Dawn of a new era at South Carolina”

Women’s basketball coach transforming team (feat. Dawn Staley, athletics) --Philadelphia Inquirer

“Dual roles for colleges”

President Pastides responds to column on higher ed challenges --New York Times

“S.C. cited among top five in fuel cell R&D”

UofSC’s SmartState program ranked #1 in funding --Columbia Regional Business Report

“Suspended for blogging”

Blogger, professor weighs in on suspended Marquette University faculty member controversy (feat. Justin Weinberg, philosophy) --Inside Higher Ed

“Bush speaks in South Carolina, dropping 2016 hints”

Jeb Bush 4th family member to be honored in UofSC commencement ceremonies --Washington Post

“What ever happened to Camp Asylum?”

UofSC archaeologists still analyzing Camp Asylum artifacts after dig conclusion (feat. Chester DePratter, archaeology) --The State

“Congress finally acts to prevent police killings, but will it make a difference?”

Lack of data on police killings embarrassing, expert says (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --Huffington Post

“South Carolina’s steady economic growth to continue, USC economists predict”

(feat. Doug Woodward, Joey von Nessen, economics) --Columbia Regional Business Report

“USC professors: Growth continues for SC”

(feat. Joey von Nessen, Doug Woodward, economics) --Washington Times

"Shooting to kill: Why police are trained to fire fatal shots"

(feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology) --Cleveland Plain Dealer

“The sound and smell of war”

Historian ignites the senses in book on wartime scents (feat. Mark Smith, history) --Wall Street Journal

“Bloomberg Law: Civil rights and single-sex education”

Law professor discusses constitutionality of single-sex education (feat. Derek Black, law) --Bloomberg

“Columbia artist getting a boost with art gallery’s prize”

UofSC professor, artist takes top prize at local gallery (feat. Shannon Rae Lindsey, art) --The State

“Jasper Magazine announces 2014 Artist of the Year”

Art professor awarded Artist of the Year by local publication (feat. Kathleen Robbins, art) --Free Times

“Factcheck: Grim statistics on race and police killings”

Police shooting database needed, professor says (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --CNN

“Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power”

Researcher finds study on blood sugar and brain health compelling (feat. Lawrence Reagan, medicine) --Reuters

“What lies beneath Cayce: History in their own front yard”

UofSC archaeologist digging for remnants of lost history in Cayce (feat. James Michie, archaeology) --The State

“Issues driven dance at Drayton Hall”

UofSC dancers provoke serious thought in civil rights through performance (feat. Cynthia Flach, dance) --Free Times

“Columbia, SC 63 shares stories of the Civil Rights Movement”

Students hear stories from those involved in Civil Rights movement (feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) --Columbia Star

“Chernobyl: the catastrophe that never ended”

(feat. Tim Mousseau, biology) --60 Minutes

“What did Gettysburg smell like?”

History comes alive through smell in professor’s book (feat. Mark Smith, history) --Slate

“Why the future of Major League Soccer is downtown”

Soccer fans mostly young urbanites, professor says (feat. Mark Nagel, hrsm) --The Atlantic

“South Caroliniana: Rare new species of plant discovered”

UofSC professor finds rarity in new plant species discovery (feat. John Nelson, biology) --Science 2.0

“Sorority honored by bone marrow registry group”

UofSC sorority helped add 2,500 names to bone marrow registry --WIS-TV

“Gov. Haley hopes India trip brings jobs, tourists to SC”

Governor touts UofSC achievements in economic development travels --The State

“BMW’s success story spurs North Carolina officials to lure an automaker”

North Carolina using results from economy impact study to land automaker --Charlotte Observer

“Killings by cops apparently going up; killings of cops going down”

Reporting practices in small police agencies not uniform, expert says (feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology) --Washington Post

“Community builder: Midlands woman using books to help the homeless”

Alum expands graduate project to make long term impact on homeless --WIS-TV

“Why you don’t need to count calories to lose weight”

Vegan diet offers best health benefits, research shows (feat. Brie Turner-McGrievy, public health) --Cosmopolitan

“Columbia builders busy in Q4”

UofSC McNair Center adding to growth in Columbia --Columbia Regional Business Report

“’Julius Caesar’ at Folger Theatre”

UofSC Director Reimagines Onstage Tragedy (feat. Robert Richmond, theater) --Washington Post

“The hands of fate”

Dawn Staley poised to take women’s basketball to next level --Free Times

“No slumping, sophomores: 11 ways to get ahead in your 2nd year”

Sophomore year is a good time to declare a major, says director for student engagement (feat. Jimmie Gahagan, student engagement) --Nerd Wallet

“Federal judge strikes down SC gay marriage ban”

Next moves in SC same sex marriage case explained by law professor (feat. Derek Black, law) --WLTX-TV

“New on campus: the three year degree”

UofSC one of three schools to offer accelerated education options --Wall Street Journal

“A new kind of ‘sex talk’ for older men and women”

(feat. Sue Levkoff, social work) --The State

“Inflammatory diet linked to colon cancer, metabolic risk”

Study shows that inflammatory diet associated with cancer risk (feat. Susan Steck, public health) --Psychology Today

“Drowning in data”

Professor discusses growth in adoption of technology use in nearly all activities (feat. Doug Fisher, journalism) --Free Times

“Scott makes history: SC elects first African American to Senate”

Expert: African American Senate elect shows changing face of GOP (feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) --The State

“Best of the enemy is better”

Innovative design gives new Darla Moore School of Business distinctive look (feat. Dan Ostergaard, international business) --Columbia Metropolitan

“Startup Weekend to feature idea blitz”

UofSC sponsoring Startup Weekend for entrepreneurs --Columbia Regional Business Report

“USC presents documentary about rise of digital age within government, courts”

Law professor discusses importance of understanding technology (feat. Elizabeth Chambliss, law) --ColaDaily

“How do you frighten political strongmen? Teach journalism”

Detainment of journalism workshop presenters highlights change in reporter education (feat. Randy Covington, journalism) --The Conversation

“USC to share in award for nuclear R&D project”

--Columbia Regional Business Report

“SC economic update from the Moore School”

(feat. Joey von Nessen, economics) --SC ETV

“Offshore wind energy taking the next steps in South Carolina”

UofSC partnering to make wind energy in state a reality --The State

“Native American Heritage Month opens with coastal event”

McKissick Museum hosts exhibit, events to celebrate Native American Heritage Month --The State

“The 104 smartest public colleges in America”

UofSC in top 50 smartest public colleges in America --Business Insider

“EngenuitySC report: Midlands poised to be ‘economically competitive’ in Southeast”

President Pastides praises findings that Midlands region on the economic upswing --ColaDaily

“How safe is your food?”

Food safety expert inspects UofSC tailgates (feat. Neal Smoak, HRSM) --Good Morning America

“Archaeologists uncover history at Congaree Creek Battlefield”

UofSC archaeologists partner to discover local Civil War history --Columbia Star

“Two doctor visits a year linked to better blood pressure control”

Professor discusses benefits for regular doctor visits (feat. Brent Egan, medicine) --Chicago Tribune

“Disney workers appeal firing over sweaty costumes”

Professor discusses power of union for Disney performers (feat. Scott Smith, HRSM) --Orlando Sentinel

“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