UofSC introduces new campus alert levels for COVID-19
New campus safety status levels were recently introduced as a way for university leaders to convey to faculty, staff and students the current level of risk. A variety of indicators will determine the level of operation for classes, housing, research and other activities. The alert levels were shared as part of the updated Campus Re-Open and Mitigation Plan (pdf) released last week. Visit the official UofSC Novel Coronavirus website for more information on campus changes, testing opportunities and more information and resources for university faculty, staff and students.
U.S. research makes headlines
With COVID-19 in the news, concerns mounting about the security of international research collaborations and new developments in areas of science from engineering to health care, American research is making headlines in a wide variety of publications. Here is a round-up of some of the latest, most relevant journalism on U.S. research.
- Scientific American: Science and Scientific Expertise are More Important Than Ever
- Forbes: National Science Foundation Invests $104 million to Launch Four New Engineering Research Centers
- Nature: The Trials of Global Research Under the Coronavirus
- Voice of America: U.S. Lawmakers Ask Six Top Universities to Hand Over Records of Foreign Donations
Register for Collaborative Data Conference hosted by the UofSC BDHSC and the VA Health Care System
Join in a virtual collaboration event between the UofSC Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC) and the VA Health Care System to discuss game-changing healthcare analytics. Leaders from the VA and BDHSC will come together to share presentations highlighting the innovative possibilities of big data approaches to healthcare research. The presentations will be broadcast live for virtual viewing and participation. Complete details and registration for the virtual conference, coming up next Tuesday, August 18, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., are now available on the BDSC website.
13 August 2020