what's happening @UofSC

sc tourism

If you build it, they will come

South Carolina’s tourism industry has seen rapid growth in the past 20 years. UofSC researchers want it to grow even more by appealing to African-American tourists and retirees.

stamps scholars

UofSC doubles number of Stamps Scholars, its highest scholarship award

The University of South Carolina has a long history of attracting the best and brightest students to the university and its top-ranked South Carolina Honors College with significant funded scholarships. Five exemplary out-of-state students will join those ranks with the help of a gift from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, founded by Penny and E. Roe Stamps IV of Miami.

solar eclipse

Dark side of the sun

A shadow 60 miles wide and zooming 1,000 mph is headed for the U.S. — and the University of South Carolina is ready to welcome it.

Campbell and Kubickova with Minister Castillo

Chocolate fix

Two University of South Carolina professors are working on interdisciplinary research to help improve life in one of the most poverty-stricken countries in Latin America.

Astronomy and physics professor Timir Datta

Einstein vs. Newton, revisited

A total solar eclipse – when the moon orbits directly in front of the sun – is the perfect time to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity. A University of South Carolina professor will do that in August, using modern technology, high-powered telescopes and cameras to record the sky over South Carolina.

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In the News

"Director of Native American Studies to talk indians at museum"

(Feat. Chris Judge, USC Lancaster) --The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News

"Lawmakers could cut cancer research funds"

(Feat. Ann Ramsdell, medicine) --WLTX-TV

"Are ice cream alternatives a healthy dessert?"

(Feat. Brie Turner-McGreivy, public health) --Consumer Reports

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University Events

Prevention Research Center Annual Seminar

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017

Location: Public Health Research Center 114

WELL SUITED Exhibition Opening Reception

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

Location: McKissick Museum 203, McKissick Museum 208

Historic USC Horseshoe Tour

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse Public Lecture with Dr. Sarbani Basu

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Location: Darla Moore School of Business 101 - Johnson Performance Hall

NSTAR 2017 Public Lecture with Dr. Craig Roberts

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Location: Darla Moore School of Business 101 - Johnson Performance Hall

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