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"Beleaguered by disaster damages, the U.S. may finally start spending on resilience"

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute) —Grist

June 11, 2021

"First Rhodes Scholar with autism pens book on the spectrum of the human mind"

(feat. Jory Fleming, geography) —Houston Chronicle

June 11, 2021

"The lazy person’s guide to domestic equality"

(feat. Jaclyn Wong, sociology) —The New York Times

June 11, 2021

"RFK, the Freedom Riders, and the struggle for racial justice in 1961"

(feat. Patricia Sullivan, history) —The Boston Globe

June 11, 2021

"Can HawkLaw be tamed? Columbia firm with raptor name fights to keep identity"

(feat. Jeffrey Williams, journalism and mass communications) —The State

June 9, 2021

"Panel says faith community must lead slavery reparations"

(feat. Nicole Maskiell, history) —Philadelphia Tribune

June 9, 2021

"Experts say decision whether to take someone to jail or the hospital is up to officer’s discretion"

(feat. Hayden Smith, criminology and criminal justice) —WCSC

June 9, 2021

"SC lawmaker makes history as first Black woman to run for governor"

(feat. Bobby Donaldson, Center for Civil Rights History and Research) —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (via AP)

June 7, 2021

"COVID-19 vaccinations in the South are among lowest in U.S."

(feat. Melissa Nolan, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Wall Street Journal

June 7, 2021

“The plight and promise of regional colleges and universities”

(feat. Eric Skipper, USC Beaufort) —Inside Higher Ed

June 7, 2021

"Insurers ask: Who pays when self-driving vehicles crash?"

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The Kansas City Star (via Roll Call)

June 7, 2021

"Age for a colonoscopy drops to 45 amid rise in colon cancer cases among younger adults"

(feat. Frank Berger, biological sciences) —MarketWatch (via The Conversation)

June 3, 2021

"What Does BIPOC Stand For? Why It’s Important to Know What This Acronym Means"

(feat. Tracey Weldon, —English Language and Literature, Provost's Office) —Reader's Digest

June 2, 2021

"A self-driving taxi got confused by traffic cones and drove away from its support crew"

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —WLWT Cincinnati (via CNN)

June 2, 2021

"Is SC about to see an explosion of cicadas? Here’s why you shouldn’t worry"

(feat. Rudy Mancke, earth, ocean and environment) —The State

June 2, 2021

"Panel says faith community must lead slavery reparations"

(feat. Nicole Maskiell, history) —The Washington Post (via AP)

May 25, 2021

"How a Black man's arrest in Greenville exhibits effects of racial disparity in policing"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Greenville News

May 25, 2021

"Climate change added $8 billion to Superstorm Sandy’s damages: Study"

(feat. Susan Cutter, Hazards and —Vulnerability Research Institute) Chicago Sun-Times (via AP)

May 25, 2021

"Temperature checks are gone from some theme parks and elsewhere. Health experts say that's just fine"

(feat. Scott Smith, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management) —CNN

May 25, 2021

"NC and SC were in the path of the pipeline hack. Here’s what could be done in the future"

(feat. Yuche Chen, civil engineering) —The News & Observer

May 21, 2021

"Jory Fleming: An Autistic Man’s Guide To Life"

(feat. Jory Fleming, geography) —PBS

May 21, 2021

"UofSC School of Music celebrates everyday heroes with music"

(feat. David Cutler, music) —WLTX

May 21, 2021

"Academic Minute: Sexual harassment in the workplace and the courts"

(feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —Inside Higher Ed

May 21, 2021

"Free speech wasn't so free 103 years ago, when 'seditious' and 'unpatriotic' speech was criminalized in the US"

(feat. Eric Robinson, journalism and mass communications) —The Houston Chronicle

May 19, 2021

"The unintended consequences of universal preschool"

(feat. Jessica Brown, economics) —EdSurge

May 19, 2021

"Quick surge in gas prices should not add to rising inflation, USC economist says"

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

May 19, 2021

"Single mother feels ‘left behind’ by order to end unemployment benefits early"

(feat. Joey Von Nessen, Moore School) —WVLT Knoxville (via WIS)

May 14, 2021

"USC Medical School is No. 1 for graduates practicing in underserved areas"

(feat. Les Hall, School of Medicine) —The Post and Courier

May 14, 2021

"Shooting highlights lack of body cams among Portland police"

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

May 14, 2021

"The U.S. birthrate has dropped again. The pandemic may be accelerating the decline."

(feat. Caroline Sten Hartnett, sociology) —The New York Times

May 12, 2021

"Why It’s Not So Simple To Arrest The Cops Who Shot Breonna Taylor"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, Colin Miller, law) —The Marshall Project

May 12, 2021

"Partnership aims to address teaching shortages within South Carolina"

(feat. Cindy Van Buren, education) —Diverse Issues in Higher Education

May 12, 2021

"Chicago's release of police shooting videos may change foot pursuit policy"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —NPR

May 12, 2021

"First woman to lead Blue Ridge Parkway says eventually there was 'going to be one'"

(feat. Tracy Swartout, alumna) —Greensboro News & Record (via Asheville Citizen-Times)

May 7, 2021

"Voorhees, USC partner to address teacher shortage in rural areas"

(feat. Tommy Hodges, education) —The Times and Democrat

May 7, 2021

"Video showing officer’s knee on Mario Gonzalez’s back before he died alarms experts"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Los Angeles Times

May 7, 2021

"The Park Service Has a Ranger Problem"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Outside

May 7, 2021

"Horrifying injuries of Chernobyl – from severe mutations to 'body collapsing'"

(feat. Timothy Mousseau, biological sciences) —Daily Star

May 5, 2021

"As body cameras become commonplace, a debate over when to release the footage"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Chicago Tribune (via The New York Times)

May 5, 2021

"SC’s population has grown since 2010 – by a lot. What those numbers mean for you"

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

May 5, 2021

"South Carolina close to allowing execution by firing squad: How would that work?"

(feat. Hayden Smith, criminology and criminal justice) —WRDW (via WIS)

April 29, 2021

"Split-second decisions: How a Supreme Court case shaped modern policing"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —The San Diego Union-Tribune (via The New York Times)

April 29, 2021

"South Carolina won’t gain a new House seat, but could get more federal funds according to 2020 Census data"

(feat. Bob Oldendick, political science) —WBTW (via WSPA)

April 29, 2021

"Tesla drives on Autopilot through a regulatory grey zone"

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —Business Insider

April 29, 2021

"‘A horrendous tragedy’: The chaotic moments before a Black teen is fatally shot in Ohio"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Seattle Times

April 27, 2021

"Few options seen for Chauvin appeal"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Politico

April 23, 2021

"Biggest trending topic online, Chauvin guilty verdict, say digital experts"

(feat. Kait Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —WLTX

April 23, 2021

Op-ed: Why traffic stops can be deadly for people of color"

(feat. Kelsey Shoub, political science) — Los Angeles Times

April 23, 2021

"Dr. Tisha Felder and Mocha Mamas Milk making a difference"

(feat. Tisha Felder, nursing) — WLTX

April 23, 2021

"The weird connection between your boss listening more and the pandemic"

(feat. Shannon Bowen, —journalism and mass communication) Ladders

April 23, 2021

"This cop-turned-law prof has a starring role in the George Floyd murder trial"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) — The National Law Journal

April 20, 2021

"Soldier charged after video of confrontation with Black man in Columbia neighborhood"

(feat. Kait Park, Social Media Insights Lab) —Greenville News

April 20, 2021

"Identifying autism: UofSC expert speaks on how COVID-19 is impacting early diagnosis"

(feat. Jessica Bradshaw, psychology) —WIS

April 20, 2021

“What to know if you've already received Johnson & Johnson vaccine, after distribution pause”

(feat. Helmut Albrech, School of Medicine) —WLTX

April 15, 2021

"‘Driving while Black’ is a real issue"

(feat. Kelsey Shoub, political science) —Medium

April 15, 2021

"Drawing gun instead of Taser brings back memories of Oscar Grant's death at Fruitvale BART station"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —KTVU Oakland

April 15, 2021

Key takeaways from the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Day 11"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —ABC

April 14, 2021

"Confusing a gun with a Taser has happened before, but it’s rare"

(feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology) —Los Angeles Times (via AP)

April 14, 2021

"Power Up: Republican men are hesitant to get vaccinated. At least four GOP senators are among them."

(feat. Jennifer Grier, School of Medicine Greenville) —The Washington Post

April 14, 2021

"South Carolina travel agents: Vacation demand high as COVID pandemic drags on"

(feat. Simon Hudson, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —Spartanburg Herald-Journal

April 14, 2021

“Health experts call on young people to get vaccinated to prevent 4th wave of COVID"

(feat. Deborah Beck, Student Health Services) —WIS

April 9, 2021

"Women frequently experience sexual harassment at work, yet few claims ever reach a courtroom"

(feat. Joseph Seiner, law) —Stamford Advocate (via The Conversation)

April 9, 2021

"Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine – even if you've already had the coronavirus"

(feat. Jennifer Grier, School of Medicine Greenville) —Arizona Daily Star (via The Conversation)

April 9, 2021

"Mathematicians find a new class of digitally delicate primes"

(feat. Michael Filaseta, mathematics) —Quanta Magazine

April 6, 2021

"Three questions Derek Chauvin's trial seeks to answer"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —The Christian Science Monitor

April 6, 2021

"A 4th COVID-19 surge may be starting. How bad could it get?"

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

April 6, 2021

"Why do Southerners eat ham on Easter?"

(feat. David Shields, English language and literature) —Garden & Gun

April 6, 2021

"Use-of-force experts react to body camera footage of George Floyd arrest"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —ABC 13 Houston (via AP)

April 2, 2021

"USC professor brings advanced chemistry into lives of impoverished high school students"

(feat. Chuanbing Tang, chemistry) —The Post and Courier

April 2, 2021

"Why Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is really something to celebrate this year"

(feat. Franklin Berger, Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network) —Yahoo!News (via The Conversation)

April 2, 2021

"Snap-decision defense is not likely to be an argument Derek Chauvin can make at trial"

(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Los Angeles Times (via AP)

March 30, 2021

"As Greenville woman beats colon cancer, health officials say more screenings could save lives"

(feat. Annie Thibault, Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network) —Greenville News

March 30, 2021

"African countries are helping China go green. That may have a downside for Africans"

(feat. Meredith DeBoom, geography) —The Washington Post

March 30, 2021

"What we miss about misinformation: Q&A with Dr. Nicole Cooke"

(feat. Nicole Cooke, information science) —Library Journal

March 30, 2021

Hundreds of people who joined the Capitol riot may never face charges"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —BuzzFeed

March 25, 2021

"Doctors warn it’s possible to contract COVID twice with variants"

(feat. Helmut Albrecht, School of Medicine) —WIS

March 25, 2021

"Are Black people getting COVID-19 vaccines at Florida’s federal sites? State won’t say"

(feat. Monique Brown, epidemiology and biostatistics) —Miami Herald

March 25, 2021

"What is Delta 8? The legal hemp product giving people a ‘light high’ in SC"

(feat. Prakash Nagarkatti, Office of the Vice President for Research, School of Medicine) —WIS

March 23, 2021

"'I worry about people who look like me:' AAPI members respond, push for hate crime bill"

(feat. Jungmi Jun, journalism and mass communications) —WACH

March 23, 2021

"America’s next COVID obstacle: Vaccine deserts"

(feat. Janice C. Probst, Rural and Minority Health Research Center) —New York Magazine

March 23, 2021

"Tesla touts self-driving to consumers. To the DMV, it tells a different tale"

(feat. Bryant Walker Smith, law) —The Kansas City Star (via Los Angeles Times)

March 23, 2021

"SC homeless face greater risk, extra challenges to get COVID-19 vaccine"

(feat. Candice Morgan, social work) —The Post and Courier

March 18, 2021

“The US delivers $1.9 trillion jolt of economic relief: 4 essential reads"

(feat. William Hauk, economics) —Yahoo! Money

March 18, 2021

"‘All the systems failed’: Inside America’s mental health crisis"

(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Bloomberg

March 18, 2021

"Student loan debt influencing who can own a home in SC’s booming real estate market"

(feat. Joseph Von Nessen, Moore School) —The Post and Courier

March 18, 2021

"Trump throws support behind 3 allies in state"

(feat. Robert Oldendick, political science) —Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

March 16, 2021

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