Since the beginning of the pandemic, epidemiologists and public health specialists have been using mathematical models to forecast the future in an effort to curb the coronvirus’s spread. History professor Nükhet Varlik writes for the The Conversation to give historical insight into how and when pandemics end.
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Recessions are always painful in terms of how they affect our economic well-being. Like all bad things, fortunately, they eventually end and a recovery begins. Economics professor William Hauk writes for The Conversation about the "shapes" of recessions and recoveries
It’s often referred to as the Roaring ‘20s — the third decade of the 20th century that’s generally associated with prosperity, Prohibition, jazz music and flappers. It’s also the theme of this year’s virtual Homecoming at the University of South Carolina, which takes place Oct. 16-18. In the spirit of that celebration, here’s a look back at what life was like in America and at the university a century ago.
Students in the Carolina Global Scholars Program are drawing attention to the plight of refugees one listener at a time through their "Seeking Refuge" podcast.
An international food program run by University of South Carolina alumnus David Beasley won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger in regions facing conflict and hardship and at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation.
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