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"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

“Community rallying to save Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden”

(feat. Jane Przybysz, executive director – McKissick Museum) —WACH Fox 57

September 24, 2021

“How will President Biden’s vaccine executive order play out in South Carolina”

“How will President Biden’s vaccine executive order play out in South Carolina” (feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —WBTV

September 22, 2021

“Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?”

(feat. Barnett Berry, education) —Popular Science (via The Conversation)

September 22, 2021

“And the Future Holds?”

(feat. Majorie Jenkins, dean – School of Medicine Greenville) —Greenville Business Magazine

September 22, 2021

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

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education; Mary McElveen, student) —The Washington Post (via Religion News Service)

September 17, 2021

“Rerun of Supernova Blast Expected to Appear in 2037”

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

September 17, 2021

“Columbia’s Mahogany festival celebrates Black classical musicians and composers”

(feat. Taylor Harding, music) —The Post and Courier

September 15, 2021

“A migration odyssey: Tagging whimbrel shorebirds”

(feat. Maina Handmaker, graduate student) —CBS Sunday Morning

September 15, 2021

“UofSC veterans groups plant 3,000 flags on campus to honor 9/11 victims”

(feat. Jodi Symington and Jeremiah Weaver, students; Lisa Yanity, Veterans Alumni Council) —WIS

September 15, 2021

“TGIFighting: Tyron Woodley’s decline among MMA’s worst after loss to Jake Paul”

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Bleacher Report

September 15, 2021

“An Irish fighter who ‘was out on the streets and insisting on his right to be gay’”

(feat. Ed Madden, English language and literature) —Irish Times

September 10, 2021

“UofSC School of Music prepares to host Mahogany Musical Festival”

(feat. Tayloe Harding, music) —WCNC Charlotte (via WLTX)

September 10, 2021

“New research helps explain a sudden population crash for rare whales”

(feat. Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, earth, ocean and environment) —The New York Times

September 10, 2021

“Greenville area remains 2.9% below pre-pandemic employment levels”

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, economics) —Greenville News

September 10, 2021

“National Guard aids South Carolina hospital amid virus surge”

(feat. Dr. Helmut Albrecht, internal medicine) —AP

September 8, 2021

“SC economist says state is entering a ‘post-stimulus,’ not a ‘post-COVID’ era”

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

September 8, 2021

"UofSC project aims to find out ‘true number’ of people who’ve been infected with COVID in SC"

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —WIS

September 8, 2021

“More people, more money: Federal funding at stake as census reveals surging Upstate population”

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —Greenville Journal

September 8, 2021

“EXPLAINER: Hit by Ida, New Orleans faces weeks without power”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law) —The Boston Globe (via AP)

September 3, 2021

“Research probes for coronavirus guidance”

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Greenville Business Magazine

September 3, 2021

“Tropical cyclones like Henri impact New England states at random, scientists say”

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

September 3, 2021

“The extreme ingredients that made the Tennessee flood so disastrous and how to prepare for flooding like it”

(feat. Shannon Bowen, journalism and mass communications) —The Weather Channel

September 3, 2021

“’Temperatures are rising here:’ Environmental experts urge action against climate change”

(feat. Shelley Welton, law; Kristin Dow, geography) —WIS-TV

September 1, 2021

“Makeup? Who needs it? These women are returning to the office without it”

(feat. Brittany Wong, sociology) —Huffington Post

September 1, 2021

“Tesla sells ‘full self-driving,’ but what is it really?”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The New York Times

September 1, 2021

“SC professor receives grant to study Medicaid programs for substance use disorders” (

feat. Christina Andrews, health service policy and management) —WIS

September 1, 2021

“SC prosecutor steps aside from Murdaugh murder case, citing new developments”

(feat. Robert Wilcox, law) —The Post and Courier

August 27, 2021

“SC law on mask mandates in schools face federal, state, local challenges”

(feat. Derek Black, law) —WIS News

August 27, 2021

“South Carolina mom fighting to live after giving birth while sick with COVID-19”

(feat. Dr. Helmut Albrecht, internal medicine) —WLTX

August 27, 2021

“New education center dedicated to Anne Frank debuts in South Carolina”

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education) —Smithsonian Magazine

August 27, 2021

“Some SC residents still skeptical of COVID vaccine despite full FDA authorization”

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

August 25, 2021

“2020 census shows growing number of Hispanic and multiracial Americans in Spartanburg County”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —GoUpstate

August 25, 2021

“U.S. opens probe into Tesla’s autopilot over emergency vehicle crashes”

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —Haaretz

August 25, 2021

“40 funny and ‘technically true’ things, as shared on this Twitter account”

(feat. Stanley Dubinsky, english) —Boredpanda

August 25, 2021

“Health officials recommend all pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine”

(feat. Dr. Kacey Eichelberger, School of Medicine Greenville) —Fox Carolina

August 20, 2021

“Diversity in massage therapy: What will help us create a more inclusive and just field?”

(feat. Oluwakemi Balogun and Ann Blair Kennedy, School of Medicine Greenville) —Massage Magazine

August 20, 2021

"The historical preservation law that obscures history"

(Ehren Foley, University of South Carolina Press) —The Washington Post

August 20, 2021

“SC lawmakers are focused on redistricting. Here’s why you should care”

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —The State

August 18, 2021

“Former Columbia restaurant workers say COVID outbreak provided chance to rethink careers”

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

August 18, 2021

“Revisiting anew the tragic loss of Robert Kennedy and his mission”

(feat. Patricia Sullivan, history) —Vineyard Gazette

August 18, 2021

“5 tips from a play therapist to help kids express themselves and unwind”

(feat. Jessie D. Guest, education) —Haaretz

August 13, 2021

“USC opening country’s first Anne Frank partner site”

(feat. Doyle Stevick, education) —The Post and Courier

August 13, 2021

“COVID-19 pandemic, politically divided country fuel increase in SC child suicides”

(feat. Meeta Banerjee, psychology) —The State

August 13, 2021

"AP: Police brass eyed in probe of Black man’s deadly arrest"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology and criminal justice) —The Associated Press

August 11, 2021

“Politics Today: Justice Department closes in on Trump election fraud”

(feat. Patricia Sullivan, history) —MSN.com

August 11, 2021

“Amid climbing COVID cases and community efforts, racial disparity in vaccinations appears to be narrowing”

(feat. Myriam Torres, epidemiology and biostatistics) —USA Today

August 11, 2021

“COVID-19 pandemic, politically divided country fuel increase in SC child suicides”

(feat. Meeta Banerjee, psychology) —The State

August 11, 2021

“What SEC expansion might mean for South Carolina’s bottom line”

(feat. Tom Regan, sport and entertainment management) —The Charlotte Observer

August 6, 2021

“How to eat like an Olympian”

(feat. Shawn Arent, exercise science) —NBC Los Angeles

August 6, 2021

“The words you’ll need to know to watch these new Olympic sports this week”

(feat. Nicholas Watanabe, sports and entertainment management) —CNN Sports

August 6, 2021

"A challenged Voting Rights Act turns 56”

(feat. Todd Shaw, political science) —VOA News

August 6, 2021

“Paralympian medalists will earn the same as Olympian counterparts for the first time in Tokyo Games”

(feat. John Grady, sport and entertainment management) —Upworthy

August 3, 2021

“This was the biggest, loudest cop union in America. Then came Jan. 6”

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) Yahoo! News

August 3, 2021

“Fact Check- SARS-CoV-2 virus began mutating prior to mass vaccine rollouts”

(Jennifer Grier, biomedical sciences) —Reuters

August 3, 2021

“The price of Olympic Glory”

(John Grady, sport and entertainment management) — Vox

July 30, 2021

“What the Coronavirus Means for the College Experience This Fall”

(feat. Richard M. Southall, sport and entertainment management) WTOP.com

July 30, 2021

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