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With assistance from the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the University of South Carolina is working on a new streetscape project centered around Columbia’s South Main Street. The program aims to invigorate the area with new bike lanes, wider sidewalks, trees and more.
USC's School of Medicine has been working to help address health disparities in South Carolina that were recently emphasized by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (SCDHEC) 2022 health report.
The South Carolina women's basketball team wrapped up its second championship season in five years among a cacophony of horns, drums and chants at the Target Center in Minneapolis this April.
Verizon recently partnered with USC innovation labs to use the company's 5G Networks for data connection between individuals, partner labs and technology. The collaboration will provide students with valuable experiences with industry-standard technology.
University officials attended Imagine Carolina on Sunday to listen to students and understand what changes they want to see on campus.
South Carolina has come a long way in terms of being more politically accepting of the LGBTQIA+ community. Nekki Shutt, an attorney who helped legalize same-sex marriage in the state, said she remembers worrying about her safety at a pride march in the 1980s.
A new app and website that add onto USC's existing mental health resources are now live.
Some COVID-19 protocols are being rolled back from last semester as the pandemic enters its third year. Now, the university is beginning to look to respond to the new threat of monkeypox as the case count increases.
Student Body Vice President Maia Porzio has noticed a common struggle among students throughout her time at USC.
Protestors in support of Ukraine gathered at the Statehouse on Saturday, April 2, which concluded with a walk through downtown Columbia to the governor's mansion.
The Carolina Socialists held a protest against USC's mask-optional policy on the Horseshoe on Thursday, March 31. The group said they wanted to emphasize the voices of those at USC who are at-risk.
Three finalist candidates have been named for the Provost position at USC. The candidates are Donna Arnett, Valerie Kinloch and Sacha Kopp, according to a statement released on the university's website.
Black students make up 10.2% at USC of the student body and remain a minority on a campus with a history of racism and discrimination.
Set to open in fall 2023, the new Campus Village is being developed on the South end of campus, where new residence halls, a new dining facility and a campus safety office will be added.
The race for a new student body president came to a conclusion Wednesday night, with Reedy Newton beating Gurujjal Roopra in the runoff election.
There are five interim deans in place at USC as of Feb. 28. Each dean provides the university and their respective colleges with ideas on how to improve their school.
Four USC faculty members were elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancements of Science (AAAS) in November 2021. According to the AAAS website, the illustrious honor is given to people whose efforts advance science and its applications to society.
Members of the faculty senate said they were frustrated with campus mask mandates not being enforced and shared concerns about pending state legislation in their virtual meeting on Feb. 2.
Experts are not entirely certain what has caused the recent increase in seismic activity in the Columbia area. While small earthquakes are not uncommon in the Palmetto State, experts say that they are not cause for much worry.
Spring is here, and everything is ready to bloom again. Plants will blossom and animals and insects will return, but with the exponentially changing climate and human impact on the environment, the future may not look comforting. While experts don't expect at-risk plant and animal species to fade out this spring, they said they are concerned for their well-being from this point forward.