what's happening @UofSC


From Carolina to ... anywhere

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.


Championship celebration

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.

Sarah Gehlert

New dean named for College of Social Work

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.

Jason Lockhart, Beth Michaels and Josh Agbunag visited all 70 of South Carolina's hospitals during their rotation with the Palmetto Poison Center.

Rx road trip

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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In the News

Professor weighs in on controversial archaeology find

(feat. Al Goodyear, S.C. Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology) --NBC News

“UofSC Astronomer Conducting ‘Dress Rehearsal’ for August Solar Eclipse”

(feat. Steve Rodney, physics and astronomy) --SC Public Radio

UofSC acquires personal archive of famed Southern writer

(feat. Tom McNally, libraries) --The State

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University Events

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring 2017 Seminar Series with Dr. Christoph Fahrni

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

Location: See event description for more details.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, May. 1, 2017

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Armen Shaomian in Concert with Guest Artists

Wednesday, May. 3, 2017

Location: School of Music 206

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, May. 8, 2017

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Historic Horseshoe Tour

Thursday, May. 11, 2017

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