March 30, 2017, Abigayle Morrison
While some Gamecocks played on the national stage for basketball this weekend for the Final Four in Phoenix and Dallas, freshman political science major Michael Senatore stepped on a stage of a different sort. On Saturday (April 1), Senatore gave a TEDx talk at Carnegie Mellon University on how he made the science of flipping a water bottle a national phenomenon.
March 29, 2017, Abigayle Morrison
Kimberly Medina, a University of South Carolina senior from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina who has spent her college years working to improve the lives of Hispanics, was named the university’s Outstanding Woman of the Year 2017. University officials honored Medina and four finalists during a ceremony Wednesday (March 29).
March 10, 2017, Allen Wallace
The University of South Carolina Fashion Board, a student-run organization, will host its 10th annual Fashion Week March 20-24. The public is invited to the week’s biggest events, the Student Designer Showcase and the Finale Show.
March 10, 2017, John Brunelli
Students from the University of South Carolina’s School of Visual Art and Design will display original artwork in a variety of mediums in a juried exhibition, which runs Feb. 23- March 16 at McMaster Gallery.
February 23, 2017, John Brunelli
Five paintings by Edward Hopper are the inspiration for Opera at USC's spring production "Later the Same Evening." The show runs Feb. 24-26 at Drayton Hall.
October 13, 2016, Peggy Binette
South Carolina’s political party chairs will meet at the University of South Carolina Thursday, Oct. 20 to discuss the impact of the presidential campaign on the state. The event takes place the day after the final candidate debate and just weeks before the Nov. 8 general election. Titled, “Campaign 2016: The Impact in South Carolina. A conversation with South Carolina Republican and Democratic State Chairs,” the event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. in the university’s School of Law auditorium.
September 20, 2016, Lynn Schutte
The Proving Ground – the startup competition at the University of South Carolina that began in 2010 – is back for its seventh season, ready to help fund and support new startups by students and young alumni. More than $52,000 in prizes and startup support is available for winners of this year's competition.
September 12, 2016, Dan Cook
Imagine the stakes when you enroll in an experimental music class and it turns out that you’ll not only be listening to challenging sounds, but actually performing such pieces yourself. Not only that, but performing them in New York City just one month into the semester as part of a world premiere.
July 26, 2016, Augusta Bauknight
The University of South Carolina Postal Service will begin offering passport application services Aug. 1 at its 1600 Hampton St. post office and at the student mail center in the Russell House University Union.
June 20, 2016, Dan Cook
Tourism is a global industry by its very nature — and the United States is a leader in the sector. Enter the International Hospitality and Tourism Academy, a three-week summer program that welcomes foreign students for intensive training in hospitality and tourism management.
March 24, 2016, Peggy Binette
The shooting of nine people in a Charleston AME church was a catalyst for South Carolina lawmakers to remove from Statehouse grounds the Confederate flag. Nine months later, the state’s capital city will host a public symposium for people and public officials to explore the history and racial legacy of the Reconstruction era. The April 21-22 event marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Reconstruction era and will feature Rep. James Clyburn, the state’s first African-American member of Congress since Reconstruction, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar Eric Foner as well as an array of scholars and public historians.
December 01, 2015, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina was recognized Wednesday as one the leading universities in the country for improving graduation rates for minority students, and ranks in the top five among flagship universities for closing the graduation gap between minority and white students over the past decade.