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the black and white solar trailer's solar panels are extended to catch sunlight

Solar trailer spurs sustainability efforts at UofSC

The Office of Sustainability along with mechanical engineering students worked together to create a sustainable solution for providing power to events at UofSC. The solar trailer is a converted, movable trailer that is able to store energy from the sun and power electrical equipment.

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Let's Get to Work

Check out this week's highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

Allie Salrin

Student finds purpose through campus service

Senior Allie Salrin came to the University of South Carolina intent on studying international business, but after taking a job in the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity during her first semester, she quickly realized her interest in public policy and service. Salrin is the recipient of the 2021 Undergraduate Student of the Year Award presented by the Association for Student Conduct Administration for her dedication to promoting the values of community, inclusion, integrity and education.



UofSC Honored with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education® Recognition

The University of South Carolina earned its 12th-straight Tree Campus Higher Education® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management in 2020.

UofSC to host QEP virtual kickoff

UofSC Columbia and regional Palmetto College campuses will hold a virtual kickoff for its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Faculty, staff and students are invited to tune in on Tuesday (March 23) at 3 p.m.

Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download to your mobile device.

Cliff Apartments removed to make way for Campus Village

After a year on hold, the Campus Village project has resumed.

Student Government announced election results

Student Government elections came to a close last week and winners have been announced.

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Student Events

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Monday, May. 17, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Tuesday, May. 18, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Tuesday, May. 18, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Wednesday, May. 19, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303

Summer Well-being Kickoff!

Wednesday, May. 19, 2021

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303

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Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

cynthia jordan wearing a ball cap stands on a ladder to cut the net after a big win

Diana Koval, Cynthia Jordan work behind the scenes to help women's basketball shine

Behind the scenes at one of the University of South Carolina’s most successful athletics programs are two women — one all of 5-foot-3 and self-described as “not much of an athlete” and one who was a standout in Dawn Staley’s first recruitment class at Temple — who make sure the team runs just as smoothly off the court as on.

Eugene Debs, at center with flowers, who was serving a prison sentence for violating the Espionage Act, on the day he was notified of his nomination for the presidency on the socialist ticket by a delegation of leading socialist

Free speech wasn't so free 103 years ago, when 'seditious' and 'unpatriotic' speech was criminalized in the US

The United States government – in the midst of World War I – undertook unprecedented efforts to control and restrict what it saw as “unpatriotic” speech through passage of the Sedition Act of 1918. The restrictions – and the courts’ reactions to them – mark an important landmark in testing the limits of the First Amendment, and the beginnings of the current understanding of free speech in the U.S.

Jay Pinckney

Breakthrough Leader: Jay Pinckney

Growing up in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Jay Pinckney spent a lot of time in the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his father. By the time he was in the eighth grade he knew he wanted to be a marine biologist, part of the generation fascinated by Jacques Cousteau’s undersea adventures.

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