The Board of Trustees and several committees met on Friday (Oct. 15). Here's an overview of the actions they took.
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After receiving feedback about extended wait times and out of stock items, especially in the Russell House, Carolina Food Co. has expanded hours across campus at over 30 campus locations and added employees for peak times.
New lots, changes to UofSC Transit lines and one on-demand shuttle service at night are among the additions Parking and Transportation Services has made for the upcoming year.
When Colleen Clark signed up to play drums as an elementary school student, she was initially told to play flute instead. In 2019, she became the first woman — and first drummer — to earn a doctorate in jazz performance from the University of North Texas. At South Carolina, she wants to ensure that the jazz program is welcoming to all.
COVID changed the way professors teach, but it has also provided room to grow, according to Darla Moore School of Business professor Sanjay Ahire. Ahire is one of 10 Gamecocks Carolinian magazine spoke to about how the pandemic has changed the way we work.
Political satire — particularly TV shows in that genre — may be a gateway to civic engagement. Satire may also do more to foster engagement than traditional late-night talk shows, says assistant professor of journalism and self-described “news junkie” Jacob Long.