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  • Theatre and Dance Dept in partnership with the Local Cinema Studios hosted at sneak peek viewing at the Nick on 12-04-23.

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The Impact of the Mellon Foundation Grant on Women's and Gender Studies at USC

The University of South Carolina's Department of Women's and Gender Studies has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through its "Affirming Multivocal Humanities" initiative, which, according to its website, strives to “further address the continuing need for nuanced scholarship on the breadth of the human experience through race, ethnic, gender and sexuality studies."

Teaching Award Spotlight: Amanda Murphy, Department of Statistics

When it's time to sign up for classes, statistics students at the University of South Carolina eagerly advise, "Make sure you get into Murphy's class!" This enthusiastic endorsement highlights Amanda Murphy's dedication and engaging teaching methods, which have earned her the 2024 Professional Track Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Teaching Award Spotlight: Joshua Meyer-Gutbrod, Department of Political Science

Since joining the College of Arts and Sciences in 2020, Joshua Meyer-Gutbrod has revolutionized the experience for political science students. He created a semester-long Senate simulation class, enabling students to practice politics by role-playing as senators.

Arts and Sciences boasts trio of MIRA winners

Earning the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award is a rare accomplishment. The MIRA is a prestigious honor bestowed annually by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, and only those researchers at the cutting edge of their field are considered.

USC's Edsel Peña, incoming statistics department chair, elected IMS Fellow

Edsel Peña has reached a high point in his nearly 40-year career. The professor in USC's Department of Statistics has been named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), one of the biggest honors for a statistician. In addition, Peña has received an award from the Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering.

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