Last year, some 1,700 undergraduates studied abroad — a 15 percent increase. The quick jump is just one aspect of the increasing internationalization of the University of South Carolina, a coordinated effort led by Global Carolina, a strategic initiative launched two years ago.
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From two-year technical colleges to research universities, South Carolina's institutions of higher education recognize that our campuses are part of the state’s critical infrastructure and need capital improvements.
The city of Columbia threw a parade for the NCAA National Champion Gamecocks. The women's basketball team rode down Main Street on a variety of vehicles to the Statehouse for a celebration.
The University of South Carolina has named Sarah Gehlert as the dean of the College of Social Work. Gehlert comes to Carolina from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
For a trio of fourth-year USC pharmacy students, talking to low-income senior citizens and stepping inside all 70 of South Carolina’s hospitals gave them a first-hand look at the state’s health disparities and how they could improve the state’s health as pharmacists.
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Breakthrough Leader: Roger Dougal
Roger Dougal, chair of electrical engineering department in the College of Engineering and Computing, is an expert on power electronics, focusing his research primarily on modeling the dynamic behavior of large, complex electrically driven systems.
Senior Andrew O’Flaherty used a Magellan grant to construct a temporary outdoor classroom and study the effect of outdoor learning on students.
Top students honored at annual Awards Day ceremony
Three graduating seniors received the university's highest honors at the annual Awards Day ceremony. Jory Mackenzie Fleming and Megan Patricia O’Brien received Algernon Sydney Sullivan awards, the university’s top honor for undergraduates, and Cory Cambridge Alpert received the Steven N. Swanger award, the university’s second-highest undergraduate honor.
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017
Location: See event description for more details.
Monday, May. 1, 2017
Location: Melton Observatory 201
Wednesday, May. 3, 2017
Location: School of Music 206