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Brandon Harrison in class

Advancing educational equity for African-American children

Rapping the words to the U.S. Constitution might seem odd — unless you’re a student in one of Brandon Harrison’s classes. Harrison, and other public school teachers, are collaborating with education professors here at Carolina to identify which methods work best when teaching African-American students.

Physics day at the fair

French fries, Ferris wheels ... and physics

For the 21st year, faculty and students at the University of South Carolina will spend a day at the fair with 2,500 high school students from every corner of the state, helping them understand more about physics – while learning to be better teachers themselves.

Cockys Cockaboose

A roost fit for Cocky

During the years he roamed the sidelines as Cocky, Garrett Humphries was never able to take part in a beloved Carolina tradition, tailgating at Williams-Brice. He’s making up for it now – in style. Humphries owns a train car on the Cockaboose Railroad, allowing him to celebrate pre- and post-game in the shadow of the stadium.

Exercise science in action

No. 1! UofSC sport science programs top national rankings

The University of South Carolina’s sport science programs are ranked No. 1 in the United States for the second year in a row, and No. 4 in the world by ShanghaiRanking's 2017 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments.

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In the News

“In South Carolina, pregnant women are increasingly giving birth without prenatal care”

(Feat. Suzanne McDermott, public health) —The Post and Courier

"More movies coming to SC means more money in state’s economy"

(Feat. Mark Cooper, film and media studies) --WSPA

"Friday the 13th: Embracing Fear & Superstition"

(Feat. Barry Markovsky, sociology) --WLTX

"The World is Paying OT for CCP”

(Feat. Frank Xie, USC Aiken) --Epoch Times

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University Events

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Farmers Market

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Location: Greene Street Preston Side

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