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May graduate leverages Ph.D. in Exercise Science to educate future athletic trainers

While serving as a preceptor, Amy Hand began to realize how much she loved teaching college students. She signed on as an adjunct instructor and then enrolled in the Arnold School’s Ph.D. in EXSC program to become an athletic training educator.

Arnold School honors graduates at 2019 Hooding Ceremony on May 9

The Arnold School celebrated master's and doctoral graduates at the 2019 Hooding Ceremony on May 9. Arnold School and department award winners, along with Delta Omega inductees, were also recognized.

Exercise science professor Michael Beets uses NIH grant to understand causes of accelerated weight gain among children during summer vacation

Michael Beets, a children's health researcher, has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. He will use the grant to study the etiology of accelerated weight gain during summer versus the school year.

Fellowship honors impact of longtime athletic trainer Brainard Cooper

The fellowship will include support for students and faculty in addition to equipment and other needs. Having his name on the award is fitting after years of work by Cooper to impact the athletic training programs and countless future athletic trainers he helped mold while they were at UofSC.

Public health graduate inspired to become speech-language pathologist after conducting research in communication sciences and disorders department

Briemma Wilson has always been interested in helping people. Ever since she was a kid growing up in Blythewood, South Carolina, she tried to put herself in others' shoes. Her strong sense of empathy naturally made her curious about the health care field.

Abbi Lane-Cordova publishes paper on connection between adverse pregnancy outcomes and long-term cardiovascular risks

The paper, which synthesizes the current information and knowledge gaps regarding the progression of adverse pregnancy outcomes to cardiovascular disease in women, was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology as the journal's review topic of the week.

Roamin' (Roman) through Greece 2019

Once again, undergraduates are traveling through Italy and Greece as they study sports culture from the ancient world to present. Join their journey by following their blog: Roamin' (Roman) through Greece 2019.

Three graduating seniors receive 2019 Outstanding Exercise Science Awards

Three graduating seniors, from among those nominated by faculty members, have been chosen to receive the 2019 Outstanding Exercise Science Student Awards. This year's winners are Emanuel Ayala, William Cosby and Makenzie Myers.

Exercise Science grad receives Outstanding Senior Award, preps for career in medicine

Michael Byrnes hails from a long line of Gamecocks. He was intrigued by the Arnold School’s exercise science program and the overall fun atmosphere that UofSC offered. To top it off, he received a great scholarship offer—cementing his decision to attend Carolina.

Arnold School faculty members to serve as principal investigators on 15 projects supported by 2019 ASPIRE grants

Faculty members from across the Arnold School received funding from the Office of the Vice President for Research with 2019 Advanced Support for Innovative Research Excellence (ASPIRE) grants.

Julius Fridriksson (COMD) to serve as editor for new journal, Neurobiology of Language

Sponsored by the Society for the Neurobiology of Language and funded by the National Science Foundation and MIT Libraries, this journal will publish papers addressing the neurobiological basis of speech and language.

Inspired by high school concussions, May graduate pursues career combining public health with sports medicine

Devon Cassidy was so determined to have new experiences during college that she fell in love with UofSC despite the rain during her campus visit. Her acceptance in to the Honors College offered the feeling of a small school within a large university, sealing the deal.


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