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Exhibit: "Home of the Palmetto: South Carolina and Its State Tree"

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Exhibit: “The Force of Character and Courage”: South Carolina and Hugo

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Plein Air Painting Workshop for Beginners

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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Left Bank Big Band Concert with Gordon (Dick) Goodwin & Roger Pemberton

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Paul Taylor Dance Company in concert

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Second Language Research Forum

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Columbia's Cooking course: Healthy Habits for a Fantastic Fall -- Week 2: The Benefits of Eating More Raw Foods

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Festival of Spirituals: Notre Dame Glee Club Concert

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Featured Stories

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Video: Jotaka Eaddy named 2014 Outstanding Black Alumna

Jotaka Eaddy followed her cousin to the UofSC. That may have been the last time she followed anyone. Since graduating more ten years ago, Eaddy has been a civil rights and social justice leader. My Carolina Alumni Association named Eaddy its 2014 Outstanding Black Alumna.
Student hopes UofSC can 'Be the Match'

Student hopes UofSC can 'Be the Match'

Eric Villeneuve, a junior criminal justice major, is hoping to get more University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff members registered with the national Be The Match bone marrow registry. It's a cause that's important to him personally, having seen what a difference bone marrow donations can make.

A president with pride

A president with pride

Devon Sherrell knows he is one of the lucky ones when it comes to his "story." The junior political science student said he knew from a very young age that he was gay, so when he came out his friends and family in high school, he was relieved that no one seemed to have a problem. Knowing that is not the case for everyone, the now president of the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance organization has dedicated his time to supporting the the LGBT community.

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

Dawn Staley didn't attend the UofSC, but she still considers herself a Gamecock. On the court, the women's basketball coach has filled a trophy case with awards. Off the court, Staley has raised money for a children's charity. The My Carolina Alumni Association named Staley an Honorary Life Member for the way she's represented our university.

Breast cancer survivor gives back

Breast cancer survivor gives back

A cancer diagnosis doesn't always put life on pause. Kathy Mercer, a survivor and professor in the College of Nursing stayed invigorated during her treatment and encourages patients to stay positive through her work with the Pink Posse, a local support group.

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In the News

“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

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