April 2017

March 2017


Running for cancer

For most, summer road trips across the U.S. are largely spent sitting in a car making various stops at national parks and state tourist attractions. For some, a cross-country road trip means running more than 4,000 miles relay-style and sleeping in the homes of those willing to extend hospitality to support the Ulman Cancer Fund.

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SC high school writing finalists announced; contest triples in size

Seventy-two high school juniors and seniors from across the state have been named finalists in the fourth South Carolina High School Writing Contest. “I taught college freshmen for many years, and I’ve learned our young people have interesting things to say,” said Steven Lynn, dean of the South Carolina Honors College and founder of the contest. “These students are our future leaders, and it’s important to understand their viewpoints. They could have solutions—or the seeds to solutions—to the problems we are facing now and in the future.”

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February 2017


Student Spotlight: Joanne Wu

Currently, I’m generating a lot of really fun-looking graphs that I’m not sure I fully understand, but they’re already starting to make more sense which gives me a little bit of hope. A lot of my time is also spent fixing my own mistakes and trying to operate test equipment without setting everything on fire. But honestly, this is probably one of the best experiences I’ve had.

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