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"Callings," the First-Year Reading Experience selection

Call it a calling

Many instructors in University 101, Carolina’s seminar for incoming freshmen, are using the First-Year Reading Experience book in their classrooms this semester. “Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work,” by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay, is filled with stories of people who have found their path to doing what they believe they were meant to do.

Ladies tailgating before the first Gamecocks home game of 2017

The Game Before the Game

Tailgating has become as important as the game to many college football fans, but how did it grow to be such a big deal? UofSC Professor Andy Gillentine is one of the world's leading experts on tailgating, and his two decades of research have helped shape its present and future.

advanced materials

Advancing SC workforce

The University of South Carolina has been preparing students for the workforce for generations. As the state has attracted more high-tech manufacturing operations, the need for more skilled workers has grown rapidly. The university can now increase its reach to help even more South Carolinians take advantage of these opportunities with a $20 million National Science Foundation grant.

Maxcy Monument on Horseshoe

UofSC continues to climb in latest U.S. News rankings

Boosted by a growing reputation for academic excellence and research prowess, the University of South Carolina climbed several spots in the latest U.S. News and World Report’s latest undergraduate rankings publication released this week, now ranking 46th among all public institutions, and 25th among state flagships.

students studying in the reading room

Uniquely Ours

The university’s new law school building was designed with today’s law student in mind but with the state’s rich legal heritage on full display.

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In the News

“Vegan soul food study to seek participants”

(Feat. Brie Turner-McGrievy, public health) —The Free Times

“Yes, some questions are better than others”

(Feat. Justin Weinberg, philosophy) --NPR

Signs fall has arrived in the Midlands

(Feat. Rudy Mancke, McKissick Museum) --The State

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University Events

The Water Station

Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017

Location: 718 Devine 114

The White Liars / Black Comedy

Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017

Location: Booker T. Washington 100

The White Liars / Black Comedy

Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017

Location: Booker T. Washington 100

What is the New Normal?

Monday, Sep. 25, 2017

Location: Capstone 101

The White Liars / Black Comedy

Monday, Sep. 25, 2017

Location: Booker T. Washington 100

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