James Hull works in the Office of Veterans and Military Services at the University of South Carolina, certifying veteran education benefits for students. He also has taken on a project that combines both his love of history and his military service: Documenting every UofSC student or alumni who died while serving in uniform over the past 120 years.
UofSC NEWS & EVENTS
Some of the university's Board of Trustees committees met on Friday (June 11). Here's a roundup of actions they took.
A project years in the making, Campus Village construction began officially on Wednesday (May 26) as the University of South Carolina hosted a groundbreaking ceremony along with development partner Greystar Real Estate Partners.
Dr. Jason Stacy will serve as interim Vice President of Health and Well-Being and Chief Health Officer beginning June 8, 2021.
David Cárdenas has been named the interim dean of the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, effective July 1. He takes over for the current interim dean, Matt Brown, who has been in the position since July 2020.
A project by a team of Moore School operations and supply chain students focused on reducing the time it takes to activate industry-sponsored cancer clinical trials. Their recommendations for more efficient processes could get a patient started on a trial before their cancer becomes terminal, and the treatment could be approved faster by the Food and Drug Administration for eligible patients, saving many more lives.
(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Honolulu Civil Beat
(feat. Kimberly Simmons, anthropology) —Shape
(feat. Joey Von Nessen, Moore School) —The Post and Courier
(feat. Rebecca Janzen, Languages, Literature and Cultures) —Religion News Service (via The Conversation)
Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award: Lori Ziolkowski
Mungo undergraduate teaching award winner Lori Ziolkowski adapts her style to meet students' needs.
Climate change, coastlands and the most vulnerable who live there
A rising tide might lift all boats, but not everyone fares the same with rising seas. Monica Barra has documented that fact extensively in her studies of coastal land loss among communities of color in the bayous of Louisiana. With a focus on the ways that residents, scientific knowledge and the coastal landscape intersect, the assistant professor of race and environment is bringing a similar research perspective to the South Carolina coastline.
Breakthrough Leader: Simon Tarr
It’s easy enough to pigeonhole some people whose work traces a predictable arc, but Simon Tarr’s career and credentials defy glib generalization.
Grace Jordan McFadden Professors Program carries legacy of impact forward
The communications team in the Office of the Provost sat down with John McFadden to discuss the impact of the Grace Jordan McFadden Professors Program that he directs. This program helps prepare underrepresented minority students pursuing their graduate studies at the University of South Carolina to eventually become professors.
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