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Jonathan Pellitteri: Canary in the Coalmine

McMaster Gallery Exhibition, Jonathan Pellitteri is an award-winning, North Carolina-based artist working with three dimensional objects and industrial materials. His sculptural and installation practice involves life-size objects and miniature models to engage viewers in curious and explorative ways that stimulate personal narratives and evoke private memories. Canary in the Coalmine explores current debates over humanity’s impact on the environment, sustainability, and the exploitation of natural resources. These ideas manifest themselves in objects that illustrate direct observations, comparisons of ancient solutions to similar present day concerns, and hypothetical future events resulting from actions taken in the present. Admission Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 27, 2021, 4:30 PM. McMaster Gallery.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Join us for Mental Health First Aid Training held in a two-day virtual format.  The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis. This training also counts towards the Together We Can Student Certificate Program at UofSC.  Register using this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlcO2pqj0rHtHZdPzcH0LMiIk6XtiiXGex After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You can email April Scott, who will be facilitating the training, at AprilScott@sc.edu if you have any questions regarding the training. . Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Earth Day Pop-Up Shop

Come join the Sustainable Carolina Leadership Program to see some student-made art and student-led vendors you can purchase from this Earth Day! All products and vendors are fully sustainable. Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Family and Friends

Addiction affects the whole family. Meetings for students affected by a loved one's addiction provide education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Student Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is program that builds safe space across campus by visibly identifying students, staff and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population. The program also offers educational and ongoing engagement opportunities for UofSC community members to explore and understand issues related to the LGBTQ+ community. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty and Staff can register through Human Resources professional development portal. Feb 23 , Mar 24 , April 22. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Art Expressions

Art Expressions is an opportunity for students to explore creative self-expression through a variety of art media. Offered as a partnership between Mental Health Initiatives and Student Disability Resource Center. Art supplies available at no cost to any interested student. Contact Amanda Noyes (NOYESAMA@mailbox.sc.edu) for blackboard link and information on supply pickup. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Live at the Library: How Free is Speech on Social Media?

Join us for a Live @ the Library talk with UofSC journalism Professor Eric Robinson, who will discuss social media and freedom of speech @UofSCLibraries Instagram Live at noon on Thursday, April 22. While everyone uses social media, and it seems that we can post and share whatever we like, there are actually some limits as to what you can do and say online. This presentation will explore free speech, speech limitations and potential dangers that lurk online. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. University Libraries Virtual Event.

Master of Science in Business Analytics Virtual Info Session

Thursday, April 22, 12-1 p.m. Register to attend, The Moore School’s Master of Science in Business Analytics is an exciting new program that is designed to help students from multiple disciplines develop expertise in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and using data to improve and understand complex business, policy or economic questions and to facilitate informed decision making. In recent years, the demand for skilled professionals who caTn translate data into valuable business insights has increased dramatically. Please join us for virtual MSBA information session to learn more about this new program. Topics will include: curriculum, professional and experiential learning opportunities, career paths, and admissions requirements and deadlines. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Midday Meditation

Join us on Facebook at GameCocks LiveWell for Midday Meditation. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM. See event description for more details.

Professional MBA Information Session

Thursday, April 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m.  Get more info and register, Information sessions cover various topics relevant to the Professional MBA program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and interact with Professional MBA staff. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Punk & Old-Time Radio: Conversations on Community, Conflict, and Cohesion with Roberto Coronado

Continuing onward, Ian Hallagan is excited to bring Roberto Coronado to the Punk & Old-Time Radio Show this week. Born and raised in the city and suburbs of Chicago, Roberto’s time in punk music started through the Christian punk scene so as not to get in trouble with his parents’ deeply religious family. However, it was while living in Madison that he met Catfish Stephenson, a famous street musician that taught Roberto lessons of life, as well as music. Falling in love with the music of the 1920s/30s, blues, and traditional music, Roberto’s colorful life has included riding trains cross-country, booking punk shows, and busking throughout the United States.  Punk & Old-Time Radio: Conversations on Community, Conflict, and Cohesion airs weekly on WUSC Radio (90.5 FM)  through April, Thursdays at 2:00pm EDT. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Brother2Brother - Cuts & Conversations

Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House University Union 305.

Cockapella Rehearsal

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Q'afe: Weekly LGBTQ+ Student Socials

RSVP on Zoom, Q'afe provides a weekly opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and friends to meet, connect, socialize and relax. Q'afe will be held simultaneously in the Intersection and via Zoom. Check out Garnet Gate for the Zoom link. Q'afe Website: Check out the OMSA website for a full list of activities. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House University Union 034 The Intersection Lounge.

Meeting the New Exec

Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Spring RHA Banquet & Award Ceremony

Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage, Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Constellations

April 21-24, 2021, Written by Nick Payne, Directed by Cat Thomas, Longstreet Theatre , There are countless ways that relationships can suddenly change, and Nick Payne’s remarkable drama takes that reality to the nth degree.  Incorporating the mind-bending concept of the “multiverse,” Constellations innovatively illustrates the multiple possibilities of one couple’s romance, with scenes often repeated to present different outcomes.  The arc of their journey brings to mind questions about the roles of choice and fate in our own lives, and demonstrates the infinite power of love.   “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” – The New York Times. Admission Cost: $10. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

Glowrage The Ultimate Paint Party Experience presents PaintU!

You wear white and we’ll supply the paint! Celebrate the end of the semester at this not-so-average Thursday After Dark dance party!  Sign up for your time to get colored up on Greene!  Event Details, Students are encouraged to wear clothing they don't mind getting messy or ruined , Wear shoes that don't slip easily , Bring a towel, and not much else - personal items should be brought at your own risk! , Face coverings will be require to be worn by all participants and event staff at all times. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

MSA Late Night Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer. Admission Cost: $0.00. Thursday, April 22, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Virtual Discover UofSC 2021

Organizers of the University of South Carolina’s signature showcase of research, scholarship, leadership and creativity are very excited to announce that we will be hosting Discover UofSC 2021 as a virtual event on Friday, April 23. After the unfortunate cancellation of Discover UofSC 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, organizers began identifying resources to host the 2021 showcase safely online while maintaining the quality and vitality of the traditional in-person event. We are pleased to report that the 2021 virtual showcase will offer all of the components our presenters, reviewers and other participants have come to expect from Discover UofSC. Poster Presentation Sessions, Discover UofSC 2021 posters will be created, presented and reviewed on the iPosterSessions virtual conference platform. iPosters created on this platform are highly customizable and can include video clips, audio recordings, photo galleries, graphics of all sizes, text, links and more. The easy-to-master, intuitive… Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma is a peer-led, grass-roots, democratically-structured organization. The mission is to support individuals on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles. The Gamecock Recovery Meeting of Recovery Dharma at the University of South Carolina is a local meeting, sponsored and hosted by the Gamecock Recovery organization, to bring this approach to recovery to the university community. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 18-24 year olds. Most individuals who attempt suicide communicate signs of their intentions in the week prior to their attempt. On college campuses, many of these students are not seeking services at the University Counseling center. Instead, these warning signs of a suicidal person are often observed by peers, faculty, staff, and family members. Often, individuals are unaware of these warning signs or do not know how to respond. Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training will: Teach you the warning signs of a suicidal person and early signs of depression , Assist you in gaining confidence in how to respond , Educate you about the resources available at the University of South Carolina , You are not expected to be a mental health professional. This is the why we use the word “gatekeeper”. You are invaluable to assisting a struggling person in getting the help they need. You serve as “gatekeepers” to mental health services. The University of South… Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Trans Advocacy Workshop

The Trans Advocacy Workshop is designed to further examine issues of sexual identity and gender expression. This workshop narrowly focuses on transgender identities, issues, and experiences. All interested participants in the Trans Advocacy Workshop are required to complete the LGBT Safe Zone Workshop before registering for the session.  Trans Advocacy workshops are open to all students, faculty, and staff. Register on Zoom. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Midday Meditation

Join us on Facebook at GameCocks LiveWell for Midday Meditation. Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 23, 2021, 11:20 AM – 11:40 AM.

Facebook Live Yoga

<table width="311"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-weight: 400;" width="311"> Join Healthy Carolina on Facebook Live for yoga  View our virtual sessions @HealthyCarolina , </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>. Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 23, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Addiction and Recovery-Informed Seminar

The Addiction and Recovery-Informed Seminar, also known as ARISE, provides a platform for the voices of those in recovery. Attend one or all of the events to hear how one of our students overcame substance use disorder and what recovery looks like them today. Hear a message of hope or learn more about addiction and recovery. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring 21 - Seminar Series with Dr. Amanda Morris

Dr. Amanda Morris, Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, will be presenting a seminar entitled "Harnessing the Power of the Sun: Metal Organic Framework Artificial Photosynthetic Arrays" online via Zoom at 4:00 pm. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Weekly Reflection

Happy FriYAY! How are you feeling today? What victories can you celebrate from the week? What can you leave behind as you move into another new week? Check out the MHI Facebook page for additional weekly reflection opportunities! Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 23, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Fossil Free UofSC Divestment Webinar Series

In order to broaden awareness and engage more campus stakeholders, we are hosting a Fossil Free UofSC Divestment Webinar series in April with virtual moderated discussions with expert panelists. These will be zoom meetings every Friday at 5:00 p.m. EST.  Friday April 9: Introduction to Divestment and UofSC Sustainability , Friday April 16: Financial perspective , Friday April 23: Moral and Political perspective , Friday April 30: Environmental Perspective ,   Please RSVP today for the upcoming webinars. These webinars are open to all perspectives and backgrounds on and off campus.    Additionally, we have a campus wide Fossil Free UofSC Survey about this topic that will open April 5 until April 30. Please take this survey and share! Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 23, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Meet the Artist: Alda Smith

A fourth-generation musician, Alda Smith has worked tirelessly to promote traditional Piedmont music, especially the old-time country associated with the lap steel and Dobro instruments. Whether visiting schools, performing at festivals, or presenting at conferences, Smith displays the energy and dedication it requires when working from the grassroots level. In 2003, Smith received The Order of the Palmetto. The highest civilian honor awarded by the Governor of South Carolina. A testament to the dedication and contributions Smith has made in the traditional music community and the state as a whole, Smith also received the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award in 2007. Our Meet the Artist program gives you a chance to get to know our upcoming Quarantunes performer. This interactive Q&A program will be available on Zoom and Facebook Live. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Student Choreography Showcase

April 23-25, 7pm, April 23  •  2pm, April 24-25, Online Performances, , Directed by Olivia Waldrop, our final student choreography showcase of the year will feature eleven student works that have been specially conceived as original dance films. , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 23, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. See event description for more details.

STREAMING: Concert Choir "Considering Matthew Shepard"

“Considering Matthew Shepard” is an oratorio for choir, soloists, and chamber orchestra written by Craig Hella Johnson. It tells the story of Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming in 1998. Matthew was gay, and was beaten and left for dead in a hate crime. His life and death inspired a number of artistic responses; this choral work incorporates a wide variety of musical styles to connect audiences with this tragic, yet powerful story. It will be presented by the UofSC Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Alicia W. Walker. This concert will be available on the School of Music YouTube channel from April 23 at 7:00 to April 25 at 6:00. For our concert audiences, Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our performances live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: FREE. Friday, April 23, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Constellations

April 21-24, 2021, Written by Nick Payne, Directed by Cat Thomas, Longstreet Theatre , There are countless ways that relationships can suddenly change, and Nick Payne’s remarkable drama takes that reality to the nth degree.  Incorporating the mind-bending concept of the “multiverse,” Constellations innovatively illustrates the multiple possibilities of one couple’s romance, with scenes often repeated to present different outcomes.  The arc of their journey brings to mind questions about the roles of choice and fate in our own lives, and demonstrates the infinite power of love.   “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” – The New York Times. Admission Cost: $10. Friday, April 23, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

MSA Late Night Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer. Admission Cost: $0.00. Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Student Choreography Showcase

April 23-25, 7pm, April 23  •  2pm, April 24-25, Online Performances, , Directed by Olivia Waldrop, our final student choreography showcase of the year will feature eleven student works that have been specially conceived as original dance films. , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: Free. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Chapter Initiation

Admission Cost: none. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

STREAMING: Concert Choir "Considering Matthew Shepard"

“Considering Matthew Shepard” is an oratorio for choir, soloists, and chamber orchestra written by Craig Hella Johnson. It tells the story of Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming in 1998. Matthew was gay, and was beaten and left for dead in a hate crime. His life and death inspired a number of artistic responses; this choral work incorporates a wide variety of musical styles to connect audiences with this tragic, yet powerful story. It will be presented by the UofSC Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Alicia W. Walker. This concert will be available on the School of Music YouTube channel from April 23 at 7:00 to April 25 at 6:00. For our concert audiences, Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our performances live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: FREE. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Constellations

April 21-24, 2021, Written by Nick Payne, Directed by Cat Thomas, Longstreet Theatre , There are countless ways that relationships can suddenly change, and Nick Payne’s remarkable drama takes that reality to the nth degree.  Incorporating the mind-bending concept of the “multiverse,” Constellations innovatively illustrates the multiple possibilities of one couple’s romance, with scenes often repeated to present different outcomes.  The arc of their journey brings to mind questions about the roles of choice and fate in our own lives, and demonstrates the infinite power of love.   “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” – The New York Times. Admission Cost: $10. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

MSA Late Night Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer. Admission Cost: $0.00. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Student Choreography Showcase

April 23-25, 7pm, April 23  •  2pm, April 24-25, Online Performances, , Directed by Olivia Waldrop, our final student choreography showcase of the year will feature eleven student works that have been specially conceived as original dance films. , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. See event description for more details.

AKPsi Chapter

Admission Cost: FREE. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

STREAMING: Concert Choir "Considering Matthew Shepard"

“Considering Matthew Shepard” is an oratorio for choir, soloists, and chamber orchestra written by Craig Hella Johnson. It tells the story of Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming in 1998. Matthew was gay, and was beaten and left for dead in a hate crime. His life and death inspired a number of artistic responses; this choral work incorporates a wide variety of musical styles to connect audiences with this tragic, yet powerful story. It will be presented by the UofSC Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Alicia W. Walker. This concert will be available on the School of Music YouTube channel from April 23 at 7:00 to April 25 at 6:00. For our concert audiences, Due to health concerns raised by the spread of Covid-19, for everyone's safety, no in-person audiences are allowed for indoor performances at this time. But you can catch our performances live on YouTube. , The UofSC School of Music Channel. Admission Cost: FREE. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Constellations

April 21-24, 2021, Written by Nick Payne, Directed by Cat Thomas, Longstreet Theatre , There are countless ways that relationships can suddenly change, and Nick Payne’s remarkable drama takes that reality to the nth degree.  Incorporating the mind-bending concept of the “multiverse,” Constellations innovatively illustrates the multiple possibilities of one couple’s romance, with scenes often repeated to present different outcomes.  The arc of their journey brings to mind questions about the roles of choice and fate in our own lives, and demonstrates the infinite power of love.   “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” – The New York Times. Admission Cost: $10. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

MSA Late Night Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer. Admission Cost: $0.00. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Phi Gamma Delta

Admission Cost: 0. Sunday, April 25, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

SCL Cord Pick Up

Senior Class Legacy cords are coming to Russell House! If you’re a graduating senior who made a gift of $20.21 or more during this year’s Senior Class Legacy campaign, your cord will be ready for pickup on April 13 and 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Russell House Lobby. If you haven’t made your gift, there’s still time -- go to sc.edu/seniorlegacy and make your gift before May 5 to get your cord before commencement! Admission Cost: none. Monday, April 26, 2021, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 01.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, April 26, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Midday Meditation

Join us on Facebook at GameCocks LiveWell for Midday Meditation. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, April 26, 2021, 11:20 AM – 11:40 AM.

Ready to Make a Change?

Wondering if you have a problem? Want to cut back but not quit? Thinking about how to reduce the consequences without giving up the fun? This group is for those wanting to reflect and possibly change their substance use, without judgement or pressure to stop completely. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

De-Stress Fest

Give yourself an opportunity to unwind with Changing Carolina Peer Leaders at Spring 2021 De-stress Fest. Learn tips for reducing stress surrounding finals and studying and how valuing gratitude can make you happier and more stress-free, and partake in fun activities to recharge during this stressful time. Admission Cost: None. Monday, April 26, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage.

Presidential History on University History Virtual Public Forum

The Presidential Commission on University History will host a virtual public forum for commission members to solicit input on the renaming of Columbia campus buildings on Monday, April 26, 2021, 5-6:30 p.m. Visit sc.edu/historycommission for additional details and sign up to address the commission. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 26, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Last Night Carolina

Celebrate the end of the semester with some fun and excitement on Greene St! Admission Cost: FREE. Monday, April 26, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

Tabletop Game Night

Join us for a night of fun and games in a friendly environment! Come meet new people on campus! You must RSVP on Garnet Gate in order to attend. Admission Cost: 0. Monday, April 26, 2021, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House Ballroom C.

MSA Late Night Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer. Admission Cost: $0.00. Monday, April 26, 2021, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Final Exam Tutor Drop in Hours

Student Success Center Peer Leaders will be hosting drop-in tutoring hours in the Russell House Ballroom beginning on 4/27 and ending on 4/30 for a variety of classes. Please visit sc.edu/success for the full schedule. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Healthy Eating Workshop

This workshop will be virtual.This group appointment is conducted by a Registered Dietitian to teach a college approach to choosing meals and snacks on campus. You will learn how to use the MyPlate icon as a guide to build balanced meals, and learn about budgeting, campus dining, and signs of a disordered relationship with food. A zoom link will be provided at the group start time when you check in on MyHealthSpace. <table style="width: 410px;" width="311"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="font-weight: 400; width: 395.219px;">Sign up under groups/workshops in MyHealthSpace</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Big Data Health Science Center 2020 Pilot Project Showcase

Join the Big Data Health Science Center for a showcase of its 2020 Pilot project recipients. This virtual seminar will feature three projects including, “Leveraging the Power of Big Data for Predicting Future STDs among PLWH: A Pilot Study” by Dr. Bankole Olatosi, “Using EHR and Community Data to Predict Medication-Related Post-Discharge Acute Care Utilization” by Dr. Ronda Hughes  “An Investigation of Racial and Geospatial Disparities in the Utilization, Adherence, and Economic Cost to Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer” by Dr. Swann Arp Adams  Speakers will give an overview of their research questions, methods, data sources, and progress to date.  Interested in attending? Register here, https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AwyJTeXIQ_y8fDTC_8Hwjg. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Final Exam Tutor Drop in Hours

Student Success Center Peer Leaders will be hosting drop-in tutoring hours in the Russell House Ballroom beginning on 4/27 and ending on 4/30 for a variety of classes. Please visit sc.edu/success for the full schedule. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

All Recovery

All Recovery meetings are based on the idea that there are great benefits to bringing people together from multiple recovery pathways. This meeting honors all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person’s path is unique and reflects their personal strengths. These meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. This is CLOSED meeting, intended only for UofSC students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery, seeking recovery, and/or impacted by addiction in their relationships. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Family and Friends

Addiction affects the whole family. Meetings for students affected by a loved one's addiction provide education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Final Exam Tutor Drop in Hours

Student Success Center Peer Leaders will be hosting drop-in tutoring hours in the Russell House Ballroom beginning on 4/27 and ending on 4/30 for a variety of classes. Please visit sc.edu/success for the full schedule. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Building a Report in Power BI

Building a Report in Power BI, Featuring Greg Gillespie, principal at Collectiv and Power BI expert Thursday, April 29, 2 p.m.  Free and open to all UofSC students, faculty and staff, Register online, Topics include: How to Build a P&L Report , How to create a Center of Excellence in Power BI , Visualization best practices , Presented by the Data Analytics Club and sponsored by the Center for Applied Business Analytics. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Punk & Old-Time Radio: Conversations on Community, Conflict, and Cohesion with Tim Kerr

For the last episode of our Punk & Old-Time Radio Show, Ian Hallagan brings Tim Kerr up to the mic. Like any self-respecting artistic outcast in Texas, Tim Kerr moved to Austin after high school graduation, where he has lived with his wife Beth ever since. He earned a degree in painting and photography at the University of Texas in Austin and studied the latter with Garry Winogrand. Tim was awarded a Ford Foundation Grant while at UT. After college graduation, Tim became involved musically and artistically with the early stages of the DIY (Do It Yourself) punk/hardcore/self-expression movement. The idea that anyone could and should participate in self-expression burst every door and window inside of him wide open. He was a key member in bands that have made recordings for such labels as Touch & Go, Estrus, Sympathy For The Record Industry, In The Red, Sub Pop, and Kill Rock Stars. Journalists and critics have cited these bands as having been a major factor in starting genres like punkfunk, skaterock,… Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "Functional Van der Waals Materials: A New Avenue for Next-Generation Electronics"

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a virtual colloquium presentation this Thursday, April 29 beginning at 4:15 pm.  The presentation will be live-streamed on Zoom. Our speaker this week will be Dr. Michael Susner, who is a Research Materials Engineer at The Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio).  To learn more about Dr. Susner, feel free to visit his ResearchGate website.  The title of his presentation will be "Functional Van der Waals Materials:  A New Avenue for Next-Generation Electronics" and an abstract for the talk can be found below: Correlated two-dimensional (2D) materials offer a new avenue for the development of next-generation electronic devices. Since the discovery of Dirac physics in graphene, research in 2D materials has grown exponentially with two main aims: 1) the discovery of new 2D materials and 2) developing new and innovative techniques to harness and tune their optical, magnetic, and electronic properties. This talk will cover 2D… Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Thursday, April 29, 2021, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, April 30, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma is a peer-led, grass-roots, democratically-structured organization. The mission is to support individuals on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles. The Gamecock Recovery Meeting of Recovery Dharma at the University of South Carolina is a local meeting, sponsored and hosted by the Gamecock Recovery organization, to bring this approach to recovery to the university community. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery for the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 30, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Final Exam Tutor Drop in Hours

Student Success Center Peer Leaders will be hosting drop-in tutoring hours in the Russell House Ballroom beginning on 4/27 and ending on 4/30 for a variety of classes. Please visit sc.edu/success for the full schedule. Friday, April 30, 2021, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Fossil Free UofSC Divestment Webinar Series

In order to broaden awareness and engage more campus stakeholders, we are hosting a Fossil Free UofSC Divestment Webinar series in April with virtual moderated discussions with expert panelists. These will be zoom meetings every Friday at 5:00 p.m. EST.  Friday April 9: Introduction to Divestment and UofSC Sustainability , Friday April 16: Financial perspective , Friday April 23: Moral and Political perspective , Friday April 30: Environmental Perspective ,   Please RSVP today for the upcoming webinars. These webinars are open to all perspectives and backgrounds on and off campus.    Additionally, we have a campus wide Fossil Free UofSC Survey about this topic that will open April 5 until April 30. Please take this survey and share! Admission Cost: 0. Friday, April 30, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Quarantunes: Alda Smith

The South Carolina Piedmont has often been referred to as “the textile center of the world.” Alda Smith’s musical heritage is woven from the influences that migrated throughout the Piedmont during the late 19th century. Recognizing the decline of the once-dominant scene created by textile mills across the upstate, Smith strives to preserve and present the history of the music created and nurtured in the mill town environment. We’re honored to have him perform on our Quarantunes program this month. Join us on April 23rd at 7:00pm EDT via Facebook Live to hear more. This event will be recorded and posted on our Youtube channel at a later date. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 30, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, May 3, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Ready to Make a Change?

Wondering if you have a problem? Want to cut back but not quit? Thinking about how to reduce the consequences without giving up the fun? This group is for those wanting to reflect and possibly change their substance use, without judgement or pressure to stop completely. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, May 3, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Professional MBA Information Session

Tuesday, May 4, 12:30-1:30 p.m.  Get more info and register, Information sessions cover various topics relevant to the Professional MBA program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and interact with Professional MBA staff. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

UofSC MHR Virtual Info Session

Are you interested in learning more about the Master of Human Resources program? Join us on a monthly call on the first Tuesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. EST when you can speak to the director or an ambassador of the program. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the exciting field of human resources and what the program can offer you.  Register to attend. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Palmetto LEADER Trip to McColl, SC

The Palmetto LEADER, South Carolina Law’s mobile law office, will travel to McColl, South Carolina, to execute health care powers of attorney for local residents who have made an appointment through one of our community partners.   Volunteer law students will work alongside South Carolina attorneys to provide these legal documents at no charge.    Community partners include CareSouth Carolina and the Pee Dee Area Agency on Aging.   Learn more about the Palmetto LEADER. Admission Cost: Free, but must have an appointment. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. School of Law.

Virtual Palmetto Forum - May 2021

Palmetto Forum - May 2021: The Making of a Cold War Journalist: Marvin Kalb's 'Long Letter Home After an Unforgettable Personal Adventure' Speaker: Marvin Kalb - a nonresident senior fellow with the Foreign Policy Program at Brookings  Zoom Link:   https://zoom.us/j/98340298027. Admission Cost: Event is open to the public at no cost. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. See event description for more details.

All Recovery

All Recovery meetings are based on the idea that there are great benefits to bringing people together from multiple recovery pathways. This meeting honors all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person’s path is unique and reflects their personal strengths. These meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. This is CLOSED meeting, intended only for UofSC students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery, seeking recovery, and/or impacted by addiction in their relationships. Visit sc.edu/sape/recovery to get the zoom registration link. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, May 6, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 304.

Master of Science in Business Analytics Virtual Info Session

Thursday, May 6, 12-1 p.m. Register to attend, The Moore School’s Master of Science in Business Analytics is an exciting new program that is designed to help students from multiple disciplines develop expertise in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and using data to improve and understand complex business, policy or economic questions and to facilitate informed decision making. In recent years, the demand for skilled professionals who caTn translate data into valuable business insights has increased dramatically. Please join us for virtual MSBA information session to learn more about this new program. Topics will include: curriculum, professional and experiential learning opportunities, career paths, and admissions requirements and deadlines. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, May 6, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, May 7, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304.

Grad Dine

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/may-2021-grad-dine-tickets-148252941539?aff=ebdsoporgprofile, The UofSC Alumni Association invites all May 2021 University of South Carolina graduates to dine in their new alumni home with family and friends. Celebrate your accomplishments at the Pastides Alumni Center as we welcome you into the alumni family! Registration for this event is required and will close on May 5. A professional photographer will be available for family photos on the grand staircase at the Pastides Alumni Center. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Alumni Center.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, May 10, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Inner Path to Peace

This 3-part series will explore the science and benefits of mindfulness and meditation. You will learn techniques to create your own meditation practice and space. No meditation experience is necessary. Attendance of all 3 sessions in the series is strongly encouraged. Registration required. . Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, May 13, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Trauma 101 (series 1)

Three modules. Two principles. One brain. Discover how trauma impacts the brain, discuss barriers in talking about it, and practice coping skills for survivors and supporters alike. Open to all students, faculty, and staff. Attendance of all sessions is not mandatory. Email nixs2@mailbox.sc.edu for the Zoom registration link. Admission Cost: 0. Thursday, May 13, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, May 14, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Grad Fest

Join the UofSC Alumni Association the evening prior to your in-person graduation recognition for a celebration outdoors at Market on Main. We are throwing a party in your honor to welcome you to the Gamecock alumni family! You and your guests may purchase a ticket for $10 to include hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets (beer & wine). We will have live music, fun swag and all the Gamecock spirit! 2020 graduates will also be entered to win a custom suit from our sponsor, Granger Owings! You don’t want to miss out! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grad-fest-tickets-150950568213. Friday, May 14, 2021, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, May 17, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. In keeping with UofSC's Themed Semester coming Fall of 2021, each walk will include some discussion of the interplay between plants and "Climates". Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Summer Well-being Kickoff!

Join University Health Services and partners as we launch into a summer of well-being and self-care. This event includes Yoga with Clare and guided meditation [no experience necessary]. Bring your mat/towel and water bottle and enjoy some restoration while learning about summer mindfulness and well-being events. Admission Cost: $0. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

Professional MBA Information Session

Wednesday, May 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Get more info and register, Information sessions cover various topics relevant to the Professional MBA program and provide an opportunity to ask questions and interact with Professional MBA staff. Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, May 24, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Palmetto LEADER Trip to McColl, SC

The Palmetto LEADER, South Carolina Law’s mobile law office, will travel to McColl, South Carolina, to execute simple wills for local residents who have made an appointment through one of our community partners.   Volunteer law students will work alongside South Carolina attorneys to provide these legal documents at no charge.    Community partners include CareSouth Carolina and the Pee Dee Area Agency on Aging.   Learn more about the Palmetto LEADER. Admission Cost: Free, but must have an appointment. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. School of Law.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, May 27, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, May 28, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, May 31, 2021, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303.

Critical Race Theory Summer Institute

Join us Thursday, June 3, 2021 and Friday, June 4, 2021 for the Critical Race Theory Summer Institute  CRT Visionary speakers, Dr. Solórzano and Dr. Pérez Huber, will host a talk on their new book, Racial Microagressions on Thursday, June 3. This event is FREE and open to the public.  Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile joins us to discuss the future of CRT on June 4.  Sessions include: the Civil Rights Movement, Desegregation and Histories of CRT; CRT and Teacher Education; Critical Policy Praxis; CRT and Higher Education; Critical Race Methodologies; CRT, Art, and Inquiry; Planning and Goal Setting for your CRT Work; and Radial Play.  Register at http://tinyurl.com/fnm3pmfx, Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Center for Innovation in Higher Education, and the College of Education. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, June 3, 2021, 4:00 PM – Friday, June 4, 2021, 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. In keeping with UofSC's Themed Semester coming Fall of 2021, each walk will include some discussion of the interplay between plants and "Climates". Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Botany Walk on the Historic Horseshoe

Join the A.C. Moore Herbarium staff on a 1-hour walk to explore the plant life of the historic Horseshoe. The group meets on the steps of McKissick Museum on the third Tuesday of each month. In keeping with UofSC's Themed Semester coming Fall of 2021, each walk will include some discussion of the interplay between plants and "Climates". Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.