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"Hiring students to ease staffing shortages: One school district's unorthodox solution"

(feat. Henry Tran, education) Education Week

December 22, 2021

"M.D. students collect items to distribute to the homeless"

(feat. Carra Lyons, Autumn Lupotsky, Arianna Douglas, Ionut Popazan, students) SC Now (Florence)

December 22, 2021

"USC, Midlands Tech ink new transfer agreement for engineering and science majors"

(feat. Sandra Kelly, Office of the Provost; Jonathan Poon, institutional research) The Post and Courier

December 22, 2021

"‘An Arm and a Leg’: She fights health insurers for fun — and wins"

(feat. Jackie Fox, law) Medical News

December 22, 2021

"Prosecutors expected to wrap up case against Kim Potter"

(feat. Seth Stoughton) The San Diego Union-Tribune (multiple outlets via AP)

December 17, 2021

"Amazon, OSHA promise review after tornado wrecks warehouse"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) KGET (multiple outlets via AP)

December 17, 2021

"We don’t know if artificial food dyes cause health risks"

(feat. Lorne Hofseth, pharmacy) Popular Science (via The Conversation)

December 17, 2021

"How do viewers feel about broadcasters working from home? They don’t hate it, a study finds"

(feat. Kirstin Pellizzaro, journalism and mass communications) Poynter

December 17, 2021

"UofSC graduates 91 students to fill critical healthcare needs amid statewide nursing shortage"

(feat. Carley Reynolds, Lindsey Teal, Carley Blackwell, students; Alicia Ribar, nursing) WIS

December 15, 2021

"Amazon, OSHA Promise Review After Tornado Wrecks Warehouse"

(feat. Robert Hartwig, finance) U.S. News and World Report

December 15, 2021

"A USC autism study could lead to detection far earlier than now"

(feat. Jessica Bradshaw, psychology) SC Public Radio

December 15, 2021

“What blockbuster coaching contracts mean for higher ed”

(feat. Richard Southall, sport and entertainment management) Inside Higher Ed

December 15, 2021

“SC economy expected to see full COVID-19 recession recovery in 2022 USC economists say”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen and Doug Woodward, economics) The Post and Courier

December 10, 2021

“Colleges prepare for unknown Omicron variant”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) The Boston Globe (via The Washington Post)

December 10, 2021

“Use of HIV prevention treatments is very low among Southern Black gay men”

(feat. Oluwafemi Atanda Adeagbo and Xiaoming Li, health promotion, education and behavior) New Pittsburgh Courier

December 10, 2021

“Major life events influence level of physical activity, may negatively impact heart health”

(feat. Abbi D. Lane-Cordova, exercise science) American Heart Association

December 7, 2021

“How ‘shadow’ foster care is tearing families apart”

(feat. Josh Gupta-Kagan, law) The New York Times Magazine

December 7, 2021

"One composer, four players, ‘Seven Pillars’"

(feat. Andy Akiho, alumnus) The New York Times

December 7, 2021

“Omicron may cause milder symptoms. But experts aren’t breathing easy yet.”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) NBC News

December 3, 2021

“6 takeaways from the first week of Pennsylvania’s landmark school funding trial”

(feat. Derek Black, law) The Philadelphia Inquirer

December 3, 2021

“Joe Exotic channels the spirit of 19th-century American Tiger Kings”

(feat. Madeline Steiner, history) Salon

December 3, 2021

“Expand Columbia convention center to support city’s post-COVID growth, recovery”

(feat. Rich Harrill, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) The State

December 3, 2021

“Rates for criminals reoffending drops to 25-year low in South Carolina”

(feat. Hayden Smith, criminology and criminal justice) WLTX

November 30, 2021

“High-Speed rail inches forward”

(feat. Dimitris Rizos, civil engineering) Greenville Business Magazine

November 30, 2021

“Would a beefed-up IRS bring in more tax revenue, as Biden says? Experts are divided”

(feat. Jason DeBacker, economics) MarketWatch

November 30, 2021

“Joe Exotic channels the spirit of America’s 19th-century tiger kings”

(feat. Madeline Steiner, history) Venezuela Star

November 24, 2021

“New laws steer some teachers away from race-related topics”

(feat. Derek W. Black, law) ABC News

November 24, 2021

“Health care trends for 2021”

(feat. Nabil Natafgi, health services policy and management) Greenville Business Magazine

November 24, 2021

“New weekly cases surpass 600,000 again, 34 states see increase: COVID updates”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) USA Today

November 22, 2021

“Is civics education a ‘right’? Rhode Island case tests theory”

(feat. Derek Black, law) The Christian Science Monitor

November 22, 2021

“Fewer diabetes patients are picking up their insulin prescriptions – another way the pandemic has delayed health care for many”

(feat. Ismaeel Yunusa, clinical pharmacy and outcomes) Houston Chronicle

November 22, 2021

"Some South Carolina schools pull book 'Gender Queer' from shelves"

(feat. Valerie Byrd-Fort, information science) WLTX

November 22, 2021

"USC to expand veterans services after receiving $225,000 grant from Boeing"

(feat. Brooks Herring, student; Nicole Jackson, alumna; William Hubbard, law; Jared Evans, military engagement and veteran initiatives) The State

November 17, 2021

"How police justify killing drivers: The vehicle was a weapon"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal science) The New York Times

November 17, 2021

“Librarians help students navigate an age of misinformation – but schools are cutting their numbers”

(feat. Karen W. Gavigan, information science) Haaretz

November 17, 2021

“Medical schools see ‘unprecedented’ increase in applicants”

(feat. Karen Worthy, nursing; Julie M. Linton, School of Medicine Greenville) Greenville Business Magazine

November 17, 2021

"Inaugural economic impact study highlights size, scope of South Carolina’s technology sector"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School) Greenville Business Magazine

November 15, 2021

“DHEC supports CDC’s approval for child vaccine, urges parents to get them vaccinated”

(feat. Patricia Fabel, clinical pharmacy and outcome sciences) WTOC-TV

November 15, 2021

“Forecasters don’t expect major activity as 2021 Atlantic hurricane season wraps up”

(feat. Cary J. Mock, geography) The Post and Courier

November 15, 2021

“Gifted education’s future requires more diversity, inclusion and access”

(feat. Thomas Hébert, gifted and talent education) K-12 Dive

November 15, 2021

“Understanding the battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act”

(feat. Marcia Zug, law) PolitiFact

November 11, 2021

“With a week until runoff, Columbia mayor hopefuls talk public safety, jobs at forum”

(feat. Kirk Randazzo, political science) The State

November 11, 2021

“For 8 years, a USC poet and a famed quartet collaborated together. The work opens this month.”

(feat. Nikky Finney, english language and literature) The Post and Courier

November 5, 2021

“The historians are fighting”

(feat. Woody Holton, history) Slate

November 5, 2021

"South Carolina’s ghostly Gray Man legend offers lessons in hurricanes and shared stories"

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) The Post and Courier

November 5, 2021

“DHEC prepares staff for children vaccines”

(feat. Patti Fabel, pharmacy) WACH-TV

November 5, 2021

"Before the final frame: When police missteps create danger"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law; Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) The New York Times

November 3, 2021

“UofSC professor speaks about voter turnout in local elections”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) ABC Columbia

November 3, 2021

“Trump’s real-estate empire pays heavy price for poisonous politics”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) Reuters

November 3, 2021

“Historic placards bringing renewed attention to South Carolina’s role in ending school segregation”

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) WBTV-TV

November 3, 2021

“New infections drop more than 50% as delta wave wanes: COVID updates”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) USA Today

November 1, 2021

“Local expert explains CDC decision to approve booster shots, mix-and-match approach”

(feat. Dr. Jennifer Grier, biomedical sciences) WIS-TV

November 1, 2021

"Why does it have to be slaveholders that we unite around?"

(feat. Woody Holton, history) The Ezra Klein Show (The New York Times)

November 1, 2021

"Having COVID-19 or being close to others who get it may make you more charitable"

(feat. Nancy Buchan, international business; Orgul Ozturk, economics) Entrepreneur

November 1, 2021

"A million acres of ‘priceless’ marshes protect NC, SC, GA. Will they perish in rising tides?"

(feat. Erik Smith, earth, ocean and environment; Jim Morris, biological sciences, earth, ocean and environment, Baruch Institute) The State

October 27, 2021

"Historic Columbia, USC team to tell stories of city’s LGBTQ origins"

(feat. Travis Wagner, student) The Post and Courier

October 27, 2021

“SC’s growing Latinx community plays important role in state’s culture, economy”

(feat. Davíd G. Martínez, educational leadership and policies) The State

October 27, 2021

"Can skeletons have a racial Identity?"

(feat. Shanna Williams, School of Medicine Greenville) The New York Times

October 21, 2021

“Marvel Comics and Penguin Classics partner to bring the Penguin Classics Marvel Collection to life”

(feat. Qiana J. Whitted, English and African American studies) Comic-Watch

October 21, 2021

“Report gives insight into reasons S.C. teachers are leaving their jobs”

(feat. Tommy Hodges, education) WRDW-TV

October 21, 2021

“Despite decrease in COVID-19 cases, risk for children is high, officials say”

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology) WLTX

October 21, 2021

“Hickerson: Journalism’s Facebook dilemma is mine, too”

(feat. Andrea Hickerson, School of Journalism and Mass Communications) —The Post and Courier

October 20, 2021

“Do activity trackers like Fitbit boost health?”

(feat. Courtney Monroe, health promotion, education and behavior) —MedicineNet

October 20, 2021

“Unsolved Murdaugh murders reveal years of South Carolina mystery”

(feat. John P. Freeman, law) —The Seattle Times

October 20, 2021

"This 1846 hurricane would be a nightmare scenario for today’s crowded East Coast"

(feat. Cary Mock, geography) —The Washington Post

October 20, 2021

“On Disney World’s 50thanniversary, a look at its impact on Daytona Beach tourism”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) —News-JournalOnline.com

October 14, 2021

“Fair time? SC State Fair returns as COVID-19’s Delta surge wanes, but lingers”

(feat. Anthony Alberg, epidemiology) —FreeTimes

October 14, 2021

“Manufacturing is important to Orangeburg”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, economics) —The Times and Democrat

October 14, 2021

"How to instill a healthy attitude about exercise in your kids"

(feat. Russell Pate, exercise science) —Huffington Post UK

October 12, 2021

“From guitars to photos, KISS memorabilia to help USC students study music industry”

(feat. Jeremy Polley and Ana Dubnjakovic, music) —The State

October 12, 2021

“Fact Check Team: Do I still need to get the flu vaccine?”

(feat. Dr. Cedrek McFadden, surgery) —WJLA

October 12, 2021

"What experts say about the best time to exercise"

(feat. Shawn Arent, exercise science) —CNN

October 8, 2021

“Runaway algae growth causes neurological problems for those with liver disease”

(feat. Geoff Scott, environmental health sciences) —Florida News Times

October 8, 2021

“UofSC’s Darla Moore School of Business to host 2021 Economic Outlook Conference”

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —Upstate Business Journal

October 8, 2021

Volusia tourism outlook: With Busch Clash exit, can focus move beyond special events?”

(feat. Scott Smith, hospitality) —The Daytona Beach News-Journal

October 8, 2021

"Supply chain woes likely to linger, hurt holiday shopping options, USC experts say"

(feat. Sean Handley, management science; Sanjay Ahire, operations and supply chain management) —The Post and Courier

October 6, 2021

“’Mother of Gynecology’ monument honors enslaved Black women who were tortured to help advance science”

(feat. Myisha S. Eatmon and Nicole Maskiell, history) —Yahoo! via USA Today

October 6, 2021

“Fall is prime hurricane and wildfire season: Are your disaster kit and go-bag ready?”

(feat. Brett Robertson, journalism and mass communication) —Yahoo news

October 6, 2021

“UofSC economist says government shutdown unlikely to happen at end of week”

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) —MSN (via WCSC)

October 1, 2021

“Federal ruling opens doors for SC school districts to mandate masks in schools”

(feat. Claire Raj, law) —The Post and Courier

October 1, 2021

“SC poison control sees uptick in calls about controversial anti-parasitic ivermectin”

(feat. Jill Michels, Palmetto Poison Center) —The State

October 1, 2021

"How the pandemic made simulated learning indispensable for South Carolina's nurses of tomorrow"

(feat. Crystal Murillo, nursing) —SC Public Radio

October 1, 2021

“They tried to eat at a whites-only lunch counter in 1961. They were sentenced to a chain gang.”

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) —Yahoo News (via USA Today)

September 29, 2021

“Entergy resisted upgrading New Orleans’ power grid. Residents paid the price”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law) —KPBS (via NPR)

September 29, 2021

“No bus drivers, custodians, or subs. What’s really behind schools’ staffing shortages”

(feat. Henry Tran, educational leadership and policies) —EducationWeek

September 29, 2021

“Get ready for a cosmic explosion rerun called ‘Supernova Requiem’”

(feat. Steve Rodney, physics and astronomy) —Forbes

September 29, 2021

“New book explores the history, nuance and flavors of South Carolina foods”

(feat. David Shields, english language and literature) —Greenville News

September 24, 2021

"A new Anne Frank Center aims to reshape racism through Holocaust education"

(feat. Doyle Stevick and Meir Muller, education; Mary McElveen, student) —The Jewish News of Northern California

September 24, 2021

“How Bans on Mask Mandates Affect Students With Disabilities – 4 Questions Answered”

(feat. Claire Raj, law) —Haaretz (via The Conversation)

September 24, 2021

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