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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.

Shannon Eichorst

Creating a way

Nursing student Shannon Eichorst has been crafting ceramics since her freshman year of high school. Now, as a junior, she is reaping the benefits of her creations as a way to send local students to Young Life summer camp.

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.

State of the University 2017

Moving UofSC forward

The University of South Carolina has made great strides in the past year in its mission as the flagship university system for the state, but now is no time to be satisfied, President Harris Pastides told students, faculty and staff in his annual State of the University address on Tuesday.

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University Events

Constitution Day

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Location: Law School 103 - Judge Karen J. Williams Courtroom, Law School 101

An Evening with Tyehimbe Jess

Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

Location: Capstone 101

The Water Station

Friday, Sep. 22, 2017

Location: 718 Devine 114

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