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Announcements & Events

For University-wide events, check out the University of South Carolina calendar of events. For community and Arnold School events, see the My Source for Public Health (MySPH) calendar

TecHealth hosts two seminars in October

Join the Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (TecHealth) for two seminars this month: October 22 and October 25.

Hans W. Paerl discusses harmful effects of climate change on aquatic microbes at November 13 Vernberg Lecture

Join the Arnold School of Public Health for the 2019 Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series as Hans Paerl discusses "Mitigating harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a hotter, hydrologically more-extreme world."

Documentary Screening of When I Stutter on October 24

Join the Arnold School's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders for a documentary screening of the film, When I Stutter, at 5:30 pm on October 24 at the Russell House University Union Theater.

Arnold School to host Prospective Graduate Students Day on November 15

Join us from 10:30am -2:30pm on Friday, November 15 to learn more about our numerous graduate program options in seven different topic areas.

September 24 Tech Tuesday Talk features TecHealth director Delia West

Join TecHealth for their Tech Tuesday Talk on September 24. TecHealth director and exercise science professor Delia West will discuss financial incentives in an online weight control program at noon in Discovery 140.

Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery (C-STAR) hosts annual lecture series

C-STAR will host their annual lecture series beginning in September. The 2019-2020 line up includes speakers from around the state, the country, and the world. Join online or in person.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences Hosts Fall Seminar Series

Join the environmental health sciences department as they host speakers who will address a variety of topics this fall, including oil toxicity on estuarine species, microplastics in coastal waterways, and environmental disasters.

August 27 Tech Tuesday Talk features Chih-Hsiang "Jason" Yang

Join the SmartState Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for their first Tech Tuesday Talk of the new academic year. Chih-Hsiang "Jason" Yang will discuss Using Ambulatory Assessment to Understand IntraIndividual, Interpersonal, and Contextual Factors in Health Behaviors at noon on August 27 in Discovery 140.

Graduate Scholar in Aging Opportunity: Arnold School announces second annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards Program

Through the generous support of Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold, the Arnold School of Public Health is committed to developing future leaders in aging research. In response, the School has established this awards program which recognizes up to two outstanding graduate students.

Deanna M. Hoelscher to provide keynote address at fourth annual Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture

Join the Arnold School of Public Health on September 19 for the Childhood Obesity 2019 Lecture Series focusing on: Combatting Child Obesity from Population to Policy.

TecHealth to host Tech Tap Tuesday this summer

Join TecHealth for Tech Tap Tuesdays at 4 pm on May 28, June 25, and July 23 to for a tech-themed happy hour in the bar area at 1801 Grille.

Aphasic Drama Group presents 'Don't have a Stroke on a Friday Night' on May 6

Play On Words: An Aphasic Drama Group will host 'Don't have a Stroke on a Friday Night' on May 6 at 7pm at the Lab Theatre (1400 Wheat Street). Admission is free.

April 23 Tech Tuesday Talk features Amir Karami

Join the SmartState Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for their last Tech Tuesday Talk of the semester. Amir Karami will discuss Social Computing and Health Informatics: Mining Big Twitter Data in regard to Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity at noon on April 23 in Discovery 140.

Arnold Childhood Obesity Initiative hosts seminar by Linda Ko on April 16

The exercise science department will host a seminar on the "testing the effectiveness of an obesity intervention for Hispanic children in rural communities" as part of our Arnold Childhood Obesity Initiative. Join us at 11am in Disc 140.

Arnold Childhood Obesity Initiative hosts seminar by Ashlesha Datar on April 9

Join the exercise science department for a seminar on the impact of improvements in built- and social-environments and housing on obesity in public housing residents from 11am-noon in Discovery 140.

Free hearing screenings at USC Speech and Hearing Research Center on April 5

In honor of National Public Health Week the Arnold School of Public Health will be offering free health screenings at the USC Speech and Hearing Research Center. All faculty, staff, students, and the general public are invited.

Exercise Science Club hosts World Activity Day fundraiser on April 6

The Exercise Science Club will hold its World Activity Day fundraiser for United Cerebral Palsy of South Carolina on Sunday, April 6. World Activity Day is a team field event designed to promote physical fitness and health and it is a great way for the individuals served by UCPSC to show off their physical capabilities!

9th Annual Nutrition Symposium will take place on March 22

Faculty, staff, students, and community members are invited to University of South Carolina’s Nutrition Consortium Annual Symposium, "UofSC Nutrition Research Day: Share, Discover, Connect."

March 26 Tech Tuesday Talk features panel discussion on publishing tech-related research

Join the SmartState Center for Technology to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for their March 26 Tech Tuesday Talk, a Panel Discussion: Publishing Your Tech-Related Research.

Join the Arnold School of Public Health team for the American Heart Association Heart Walk on April 6

Join the Arnold School's team for the Midlands Heart Walk on April 6 at 9:30 a.m. Or you can show your support by helping the team meet their fundraising goals. Registration and refreshments are free.

One day symposium to be held April 12

The ISPOR Student Chapter and Department of Health Services Policy and Management have organized a one day symposium on April 12 (Discovery 140) featuring talks on estimating patient preferences and evidence in the evaluation of health outcomes and disparities. Reception to follow.

Epidemiology and biostatistics seminar features Elizabeth Claus on March 25

Join the epidemiology and biostatistics department for a seminar on March 25 by Yale Professor Elizabeth Claus on Molecular Signatures for Glioma: Genes vs the Environment.

CCADMR Seminar Series features three Arnold School researchers on March 8

The Carolina Center on Alzheimer's Disease and Minority Research will host a seminar on March 8 (12pm-2pm) where three Arnold School researchers will provide an introduction to the SC Alzheimer's Registry and the Health and Retirement Study.

Clyburn Lecture will feature keynote speaker Doris Browne on April 23, 2019; Theme of this year's lecture is "Turbulent Times: Navigating Towards Health Equity"

The Arnold School and SC DHEC will host the 12th Annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture on April 23 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Please join us for a poster session and keynote presentation by Doris Browne, 118th President of the National Medical Association and President and CEO, Browne and Associates, LLC.

Call for Abstracts! 12th Annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture

This poster session is an opportunity to for UofSC faculty, staff and students and individuals from from other academic institutions and community organizations to share their health disparities research and practice with others and address this year's theme: Turbulent Times: Navigating Towards Health Equity.


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