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Exhibit: "Traditions, Change and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast"

Friday, August 8, 2014

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Exhibit: Crafting Civil (War) Conversations

Monday, February 2, 2015

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Memorial Day Concert: Palmetto Concert Band

Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Continuing education: SC Hidden Treasures, Exploring the Old Pendleton District

Friday, May 29, 2015

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Suzuki Strings Festival

Saturday, May 30, 2015

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The Savvy Musician in ACTION (SMIA)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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2nd Annual Online Teaching Institute: A Complete Beginner’s Guide for Building a Successful Online Course

Thursday, June 4, 2015

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University Test Prep: Free LSAT Workshop

Thursday, June 4, 2015

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Featured Content

vincent felix

Beyond the bottom line

University of South Carolina student Vincent Felix owns a business that makes and sells decorated covers for cell phones. But his plans for his business are so much more than sales and revenue.

Creating access: Digital Collections celebrates 10 years

Creating access: Digital Collections celebrates 10 years

When Kate Boyd first entered the library profession, there weren't many libraries in the digital world. But a class project in graduate school led Boyd to discover a new realm for information science and, eventually, to University Libraries at the University of South Carolina.

Snake-charmed

Snake-charmed

Biologist Jennifer Fill's doctoral research may help identify surrogate habitats for the eastern diamondback rattlesnake's dwindling numbers. A famous emblem of revolutionary-era America featured on the “Don’t Tread on Me” flag, the eastern diamondback has had its habitat reduced to just three percent of what it was when Europeans first arrived.

The 'Oscar' winner of Hampton County

The 'Oscar' winner of Hampton County

There are newer school buildings in more affluent school districts in South Carolina, but Hampton Elementary School has something this year that’s the envy of them all. Her name is Melonee Ginn Mattie, a fifth-grade teacher whose commitment to educational excellence netted her the 2015 Milken Educator Award, the only one given in the Palmetto State.

Better by Farr

Better by Farr

Alumni Brynley and Chris Farr are the co-founders ByFarr, a Columbia-based boutique letterpress printing company. The company uses vintage equipment to create modern designs for a variety of clients.

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In the News

“Carnival strategy chief bets that big data will optimize prices”

Professor discusses cruise line’s use of data analytics to increase revenue (feat. Mark Ferguson, business) --Wall Street Journal

“Teeny-weeny Starbucks opens in NYC”

Starbucks Express options sound like good idea to hospitality expert (feat. Robin Dipietro, HRSM) --USA Today

“10 things you can do to live to be 100”

Study shows diminished returns for runners who go the distance --Huffington Post

“Would you like to ride in a car that drives itself?”

Expert discusses legality of hands-free driving technology (feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) --New York Times

“Why health coverage alone won’t solve addiction”

Lack of capacity will prevent patients from getting care despite expanded access, professor says (feat. Christina Andrews, social work) --Marketplace

“USC exercise science professor honored with top national award”

(feat. Russell Pate, exercise science) --Midlands Biz

“What to do when kids curse”

Children act out to fill a need, doctor says (feat. Emily Lowell, medicine) --Parents

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