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February 21, 2020, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina approved a sweeping plan Friday to boost faculty salaries, helping to make compensation on the Columbia campus more competitive with other peer research institutions across the nation.
February 16, 2020, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees adopted a new set of policies Friday (Feb. 14) designed to address and eliminate potential external influence on board decisions. The board also adopted a new oath of office for its members and established a new committee charged with identifying ways to strengthen overall board governance.
February 12, 2020, Jeff Stensland
John H. Dozier, the University of South Carolina’s inaugural chief diversity officer, has accepted a new position leading the Institute Community and Equity Office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
February 04, 2020, Jeff Stensland
After partnering to bring cutting-edge visual inspection technology to the world-famous annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the University of South Carolina and IBM will now bring clients from around the globe to Columbia to see the latest in advanced manufacturing technology.
September 30, 2019, Jeff Stensland
Susan Bon, a College of Education professor and School of Law affiliate, is taking on a new role at the University of South Carolina and will serve in a Presidential Fellowship role as executive assistant to President Bob Caslen.
April 08, 2019, Jeff Stensland
Sally McKay, a veteran communicator with deep ties to the University of South Carolina and the Midlands community, has been selected to serve as interim university chief communications officer and interim director of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
January 14, 2019, Jeff Stensland
U.S. News and World Report released its annual ranking of online graduate programs on Tuesday (Jan. 15) and UofSC’s education and nursing online graduate programs both excelled, with the College of Nursing’s programs ranking No. 6 overall (No. 3 among public programs) and the College of Education’s online graduate offerings ranking No. 34 in the nation.
December 03, 2018, Jeff Stensland
A special committee is advancing its search for the next University of South Carolina president and expects to enlist an executive search firm in the process following an upcoming conference call on Friday, Dec. 7.
November 13, 2018, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina was recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) as one of the top institutions in the nation committed to providing global learning and study abroad opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds.
May 01, 2018, Jeff Stensland
Thousands of University of South Carolina students from around the system will participate in annual spring commencement ceremonies, with USC Columbia ceremonies taking place Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 in the Colonial Life Arena.
December 07, 2017, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina is joining Samsung Electronics America to develop the next generation of advanced appliances at the company's new plant in Newberry, South Carolina.
November 20, 2017, Jeff Stensland
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will be the guest speaker at the University of South Carolina’s winter commencement exercises Dec. 18.
April 03, 2017, Jeff Stensland
Columbia Major Steve Benjamin and the city of Columbia plan to commemorate South Carolina's NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship with a parade at 3 p.m., Sunday (April 9) on Main Street.
March 10, 2017, Jeff Stensland
All faculty members are invited to join Provost Joan Gabel for an informational session about The Conversation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday (March 14) at the Russell House theater.
February 11, 2017, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina chemical engineering professor John Monnier has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a prestigious group of researchers selected for their significant and lasting contributions to the field.
November 28, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina sociology professor Douglas Anderton and chemistry professor Stephen Morgan have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAA fellow is among the most prestigious honors awarded in academia.
September 30, 2016, Jeff Stensland
Beginning this Friday night, Capstone residence Hall on Barnwell Street will be crowned with a garnet glow as part of a new way to celebrate academic and athletic accomplishments that occur each week at the University of South Carolina.
September 27, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides is one of seven Fulbright alumni who will receive the inaugural IIE Global Changemaker Award in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program. The awards recognize the achievements of the individuals throughout their careers and highlight the impact the Fulbright program has had throughout its history.
September 13, 2016, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina achieved its highest ranking ever in the new U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” list. The school moved up three slots from last year and is now ranked 49th among all public universities. Among state flagship universities, USC ranks 27th nationwide.
August 10, 2016, Jeff Stensland
Commencement is one of the most cherished occasions at the University of South Carolina. As class sizes grow, some adjustments to ceremonies will begin in December to ensure the core traditions that make commencement such a special day for families, friends and graduates are protected.
July 26, 2016, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore new, sustainable ways to store hazardous nuclear waste. With the award, USC becomes one of only four new national Energy Frontier Research Centers in the country.
April 25, 2016, Jeff Stensland
University of South Carolina researchers took home four prizes at Monday’s 2016 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Science, a clean sweep for Carolina in all categories. The prizes, presented by Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a Statehouse ceremony, have been awarded to top South Carolina researchers since 1989 and are designed to celebrate achievement in an array of scientific fields.
March 10, 2016, Jeff Stensland
Everyone knows college is about much more than attending classes. That’s why all University of South Carolina undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in the new Pulse survey, an opportunity to have your voices heard about your experiences as a Gamecock.
November 10, 2015, Jeff Stensland
A distinguished engineering researcher with experience in forming industry partnerships has been hired to lead the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing. Hossein Haj-Hariri, an MIT-trained scientist who most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, was appointed dean on Tuesday. Haj-Hariri will spearhead efforts to build on the university’s strength in critical research areas such as energy, cyber security, aerospace and materials.