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Amir Karami is a new professor in the School of Library and Information Science. His primary research interest is in text data in medical, social networks and cybersecurity.

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Amir Karami

Amir Karami, information science

Amir Karami is a new professor in the School of Library and Information Science. His primary research interest is in text data in medical, social networks and cybersecurity. [more]

UPCOMING @UOFSC

Ongoing: Exhibit: "Nuclear Carolina: Power and Waste in the Palmetto State"

Oct. 28: Public forum: "Teachers’ rights in a global context: Monitoring and implementing the status of teachers internationally?"

Oct. 29: Did the Founding Fathers Intend to Separate Church from State?

Oct. 29: Roadside, an exhibition by Lauren Greenwald

Find more on-campus events in our public calendar, Gamecocks Athletics and our calendar for students

GETTING SOCIAL

Social

@zamee_ #greatsmokymountains #greatsmoky #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #greatsmokymountainnationalpark #greatsmokymountain #gamecocks #uofsc

IN THE NEWS

Belief in ghosts is product of imagination trying to create order, expert says (feat. Barry Markovsky, sociology)
--Yahoo
 
Professor discusses barriers for families who experience food insecurity (feat. Maryah Fram, social work)
--New York Times
 
Author Pat Conroy celebrates 70 years (feat. Pat Conroy, USC Press)
--The State
 
Droughts, floods take out hundreds of millions of SC crops, professor says (feat. Stephen Slice, economics)
--Augusta Chronicle

JOBS @UOFSC

Instructor of Mathematics – #009634 USC Aiken

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Maternal-Child Health Nursing – #009632 USC Beaufort

Engineer/Associate Engineer II – #009628 USC Upstate
             
Please visit the UofSC jobs website for full details of all current job openings.

NEWS & EVENTS

FEMA disaster relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering disaster assistance to those who were affected by South Carolina’s recent flood. Those who sustained losses or damage to property from the flood may be eligible for disaster aid. Disaster assistance may be provided as financial or direct assistance to individuals and families whose property has been damaged or destroyed, and whose losses are not covered by insurance. [more]

Grant supports cancer screening

The University of South Carolina’s Center for Colon Cancer Research has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in South Carolina. [more]
 

Still time to get flu shots

Flu shots are still available from the Thomson Student Health Center, including two special flu clinics this week: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., today (Oct. 27) at the Student Health Services patio behind the Russell House and 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Oct. 29. in the second floor lobby of Russell House. [more]
 

USC Chamber Orchestra

The Chamber Orchestra presents Cynthia Folio's "Winds for Change" features flutists Jennifer Parker-Harley and Wendy Cohen. Also on the program is J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major with Jerry Curry on harpsichord and W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A Major. Orchestral conducting major Eunseok Seo is guest conducting. [more]

FACULTY & STAFF NOTES

Clayton Copeland, library and information science, and Aisha Haynes, Center for Teaching Excellence, presented "Ensuring Access to Information for All Library Patrons: Creating Documents, Presentations and Webinars with Universal Design in Mind" at the South Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, Columbia.

Ellen Douglas Schlaefer, music, is directing The Dallas Opera's "Tosca" in November 2015.

Abbas Tavakoli and Sabra Custer, nursing, co-presented “Using SAS to Examine Health Effects of Intimate Partner Violence among HIV+ Women” at the South Eastern SAS Users Group conference in Savannah, Ga.
 
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