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Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Inner Path to Peace

This three-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 three sessions in the series is strongly encouraged. Registration required. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/NXGLCj65ZLpKghf93. Admission Cost: Registration required. Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. C.A.L.M. Oasis - Center for Health and Well-Being 215.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, March 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

SSC Peer Leader Information Session

RSVP for an information session on the Student Success Center website to find out more about Fall 2019 Peer Leadership positions. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, March 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302.

Carolina After Dark presents Paint Night! Monet Monday

Join Carolina After Dark in the Russell House Ballroom for a Paint Night! Get your creative juices flowing for this make it/take it event! Monday, March 18, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, March 18, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit, This museum style, come and go, exhibit will give you the opportunity to see who Jesus was. Admission Cost: n/a. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 05, RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 07, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10.

Grad Fair

Spring 2019 Graduates: save time and skip the line- register for Grad Fair today! , The University of South Carolina Official Bookstore and My Carolina Alumni Association are hosting Grad Fair March 19 – 21, 2019 (Tuesday – Thursday) at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center. At the Grad Fair you can purchase your cap and gown, tassel, announcements, invitations and your Carolina ring. Parking is available in the Park Street city parking garage (parking fees apply). There will be free shuttle rides from the Horseshoe (in front of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications) to the Alumni Center every 15 minutes. Admission Cost: FREE. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 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. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Nature of Spring with Rudy Mancke

It's that time of the year again; time for allergies, flowers blooming and the Nature of Spring with Rudy Mancke. Get ready for a brand-new year, full of fun, with the University of South Carolina's Naturalist-In-Residence. The Nature of Spring will be held in front of McKissick Museum on the Historic Horseshoe from Noon to 1pm. As always, this event is free and open to the public. Feel free to bring items of interest for Rudy to examine, but no live critters please! Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. McKissick Museum.

SSC Peer Leader Information Session

RSVP for an information session on the Student Success Center website to find out more about Fall 2019 Peer Leadership positions. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Russell House University Union 302.

"Data Management Planning and DMP Tool" Workshop

Is a Data Management Plan required to obtain funding for your research? Would you like to plan for the management of your research data to make life easier down the road? Learn about Data Management Plans and get hands-on experience using DMPTool, an online wizard for creating DMPs that meet specific funder requirements. This workshop is free. Registration is required. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Thomas Cooper Library L104.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is a campus-wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals, and are aware of the various LGBTQ+ resources. This workshop is only open to USC students, faculty and staff should register on the professional development page of the Human Resources website. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Self-Defense Workshop

The paradox of self defense is that the more prepared you are, the less likely you are to need it. In this self-defense class, you will develop your survival skills and how to deliver targeted attacks to an attacker’s vulnerable points. Self-defense workshops are given in partnership with USC’s Student Health Services Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP) and USCPD. These workshops are highly interactive and full contact. They are free of charge to all faculty, staff and students – male and female. Register by sending an email to safe@sc.edu with your name, phone number and the date of the workshop you wish to attend. Each workshop is limited to 30 people, so register now. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Time Management & Journaling

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but it does not have to be something you feel you cannot manage. Student Health Services is offering a series of workshops and presentations to enhance your stress management skills to effectively manage a variety of stressors that arise. Join us in developing your unique and personalized toolbox of stress management strategies. Registration required by 3/18. https://tinyurl.com/TST2019. Admission Cost: Registration required. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. C.A.L.M. Oasis - Center for Health and Well-Being 215.

Carolina Productions Presents Karaoke Night

Sing your heart out! Take a chance on us in Gamecock Park, 6 - 9 p.m.! Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Carolina Productions Presents Karaoke Night

Sing your heart out! Take a chance on us in Gamecock Park! Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit, This museum style, come and go, exhibit will give you the opportunity to see who Jesus was. Admission Cost: n/a. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side.

Grad Fair

Spring 2019 Graduates: save time and skip the line- register for Grad Fair today! , The University of South Carolina Official Bookstore and My Carolina Alumni Association are hosting Grad Fair March 19 – 21, 2019 (Tuesday – Thursday) at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center. At the Grad Fair you can purchase your cap and gown, tassel, announcements, invitations and your Carolina ring. Parking is available in the Park Street city parking garage (parking fees apply). There will be free shuttle rides from the Horseshoe (in front of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications) to the Alumni Center every 15 minutes. Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Carolina Productions presents Dogs on Davis

Join CP and Pawmetto Lifeline to destress with cute puppies! Admission Cost: $0. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Fulbright Workshop

Rising Seniors & Graduate Students, Supports one year abroad for research, study, or to teach English. Admission Cost: $0. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Gressette Room.

Body Project

Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a two-part workshop led by the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders that will encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. Admission Cost: Registration required by 3/20 at noon (12 p.m.). Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit

Come and See: The Jesus Exhibit, This museum style, come and go, exhibit will give you the opportunity to see who Jesus was. Admission Cost: n/a. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side.

Grad Fair

Spring 2019 Graduates: save time and skip the line- register for Grad Fair today! , The University of South Carolina Official Bookstore and My Carolina Alumni Association are hosting Grad Fair March 19 – 21, 2019 (Tuesday – Thursday) at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center. At the Grad Fair you can purchase your cap and gown, tassel, announcements, invitations and your Carolina ring. Parking is available in the Park Street city parking garage (parking fees apply). There will be free shuttle rides from the Horseshoe (in front of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications) to the Alumni Center every 15 minutes. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Best of Carolina 2019 Distribution

It's finally time to see which local organizations and businesses have been named the Best of Carolina by readers of The Daily Gamecock! Come pick up the Best of Carolina 2019 special edition at our table and enter to win giveaways from some of the publication's sponsors! Admission Cost: none. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 02.

Criminology Internship and Career Fair

Students will be able to engage with criminology and criminal justice agencies to discuss potential internships and careers after graduation. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

What Is SMART Recovery

In this workshop, come learn about the basics of SMART Recovery, including what to expect at meetings and how SMART Recovery works to increase motivation, manage activating events, and develop problem solving skills. Admission Cost: None. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "The Proton Radius: Preliminary Results from the PRad Experiment"

Please join us for our weekly departmental colloquium on Thursday, March 21 beginning at 4:15 pm in the Rogers Seminar Room (Jones PSC #409). Our speaker this week will be Dr. Ashot Gasparian, who is a Professor in the Department of Physics at North Carolina A&T State University. The title of his presentation will be, "The Proton Radius: Preliminary Results from the PRad Experiment." Refreshments will be served beginning at 4:00 pm and all are invited. For more details, please visit www.uof.sc/physicscolloquia. Hope you can attend! Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM. Jones Physical Science Center 409 Rogers Seminar Room.

Food for Fuel

March is National Nutrition Month, so we’re focusing on the most important meal of the day – breakfast! Join us to make some energizing breakfast recipes to get you through the day. We’ll also talk about how healthy meals and snacks throughout the day can help you perform your best. Gamecocks Eat Well Cooking Classes are free and open to any university student. A registered dietitian provides knowledge of nutrition and hands-on instruction for preparation of healthy, balanced meals. Registration is required by 3/14. sc.edu/myhealthspace. Admission Cost: Registration required. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

BlackSpace

BlackSpace is a community-building support group for Black students (undergrad, grad, and professional) at USC. BlackSpace meets every second and fourth Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to discuss whatever is on group members’ mind. We provide a safe, comfortable space for Black students to discuss not only their experiences as a Black student at USC but things like family support, political climate and fears about the future. This is a drop-in group which means you can drop in at any time and do not have to stay for the entire time if your schedule does not allow. https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/medical-services/counseling-and-psychiatry/group-counseling/, Event will be held in the Russell House Intersection  Lounge. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. See event description for more details. See event description for more details.

OverReactors Improv Night

Come see USC's in house improv comedy troupe, the OverReactors, for a laugh filled hour of comedy. Doors open at 7:30pm. We will be featuring a star studded cast of students preform our very best short form sketches. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Theatre.

Discover USC: Extended Poster Deadline

There's still time for to submit a poster for Discover USC! Registration for Discover USC 2019 has been extended to noon on Friday, March 22, for some presenter groups: Undergraduate students may register during the extension. All undergraduate presentations/presenters registered after March 8 will be poster format, and will not be reviewed. These presentations may not be included in the printed program. , Submit your abstract online today! Admission Cost: Free. Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Gratitude and Granola

Join Outdoor Recreation and Student Health Services for an intentional, technology-free, gratitude hike into the Congaree National Park, home to the largest old-growth floodplain forest in North America. Prior to the trip you will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a free kitchen demonstration at the new Center of Health and Well-Being to make snacks to bring on the trip. Registration required by March 15. Admission Cost: Fee. Registration required. Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

Maintaining peace in Northern Ireland-Brexit and the Good Friday agreement

Rev. Dr. Gary Mason is a Methodist minister and directs a conflict transformation organisation based in Belfast called "Rethinking Conflict.". Admission Cost: Na. Friday, March 22, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Gambrell 151.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring 2019 Seminar Series with Dr. William "Bill" Mitch

Professor William Mitch, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, will present a seminar in Jones Physical Science Building, Room 006. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, March 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Magellan Ambassador Applications Due

Have you participated in a faculty mentored research experience? Want to encourage others to get involved in research? If so, then consider applying to be a Magellan Ambassador! Applications for the 2019-2020 Magellan Ambassador cohort are due March 22, 2019. , Apply online! , What are the responsibilities? After being chosen to be an ambassador, you will attend an initial 4-hour training. You will attend 3 staff meetings that are scheduled based on your availability. You will promote the Office of Undergraduate Research at socials and tabling events. You will also give short presentations to fellow students about undergraduate research throughout the semester. It adds up to less than 20 hours of commitment per semester, and we will never ask you to miss a class. What are the benefits of being a Magellan Ambassador? As an ambassador, you will make lasting connections with faculty, develop your public speaking and presentation skills, and gain confidence in sharing your research. The experience… Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, March 22, 2019, 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Saturday Passport Services

The University of South Carolina Postal Services office invites the Columbia community to apply for passports each Saturday in March at their 1600 Hampton St. location. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the five Saturdays in March, the office will open for passport application processing services. This will be the only passport office open on the weekends in the Midlands area. To apply, the applicant must bring the following: -Complete passport application DS-11 from the State Department website, completed online or manually in black ink only and unsigned, -2-inch-square color photograph taken within the last six months (photo service is available for $10 payable to UofSC), Original certified long-form birth certificate or other proof of citizenship, not damaged or altered, -Valid driver’s license or other state, military or federal government-issued ID, -The cost for a passport is $110 for adults and $80 for minors, payable by check or money order only to the U.S. Department of State. For expedited… Admission Cost: Free to attend. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Creativibe: Think Outside the Coop

Interdisciplinary collision. Groundbreaking art. Virtual reality, robots, and artificial intelligence. These are a few of the creative expressions you might experience at Creativibe. Presented by USCreativity, Creativibe is an unprecedented event showcasing creativity, experimentation and innovation across the University of South Carolina. Locations: Longstreet Theatre and School of Journalism. Admission Cost: Free. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

String Project Open House

The UofSC String Project Open House is an opportunity for those interested in learning the violin, viola, cello or string bass. Learn more about our program. We will have instruments for people to try! Location: String Project Building (851 Park St.). Admission Cost: Free. Saturday, March 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Gratitude and Granola

Join Outdoor Recreation and Student Health Services for an intentional, technology-free, gratitude hike into the Congaree National Park, home to the largest old-growth floodplain forest in North America. Prior to the trip you will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a free kitchen demonstration at the new Center of Health and Well-Being to make snacks to bring on the trip. Registration required by March 15. Admission Cost: Fee. Registration required. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

2019 Solomon-Tenenbaum Lecture with Carl Wilkens

Location: Alumni Center Ballroom, Speaker and author Carl Wilkens was the only American to stay in Kigali, Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. His book and following documentary, I'm Not Leaving tells the harrowing yet hopeful story of tremendous risk and fierce compassion in the midst of senseless slaughter. He will share stories of rebuilding and reconciling in this year's 2019 Solomon-Tenenbaum lecture entitled Legacies of Genocide: From the Holocaust to Rwanda and Beyond. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, March 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Diversity Week at UofSC Kick-Off

A kick-off for Diversity Week at UofSCC with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Admission Cost: nope. Monday, March 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, RHUU Greene Street Space 03, RHUU Greene Street Space 04, RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10, Greene Street Middle,…

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring 2019 Seminar Series with Dr. Shoji

Professor Osami Shijo, Department of Chemistry, Nagoya University, will present a seminar in Graduate Sciences Research Center, GSRC 101 at 12:00pm. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Inner Path to Peace

This three-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 three sessions in the series is strongly encouraged. Registration required. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/NXGLCj65ZLpKghf93. Admission Cost: Registration required. Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. C.A.L.M. Oasis - Center for Health and Well-Being 215.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, March 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

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. Admission Cost: None. Monday, March 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Russell House University Union 203, Russell House University Union 303.

Outstanding Senior Awards

Students who receive the university’s Outstanding Senior award have demonstrated major achievement in the categories of service, leadership, academics and research. This ceremony will recognize the contributions of these recipients during their time at Carolina. Family, friends, faculty and staff are invited to attend a short ceremony followed by a celebratory reception. Monday, March 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom.

Inclusion Starts with "I" Dive-In Networking Social with CADO (Council of Academic Diversity Deans)

This Dive-In social is an opportunity to have open conversation concerning the topics of diversity, inclusion and equity. This social will allow students to learn how to create and promote inclusion and equity in their current majors and future careers. This will provide a great opportunity to meet and network with your Diversity Dean and our Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. John Dozier. Location: OMSA Intersection Multicultural Center (Main Room). Admission Cost: Free. Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is a campus-wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals, and are aware of the various LGBTQ+ resources. This workshop is only open to USC students, faculty and staff should register on the professional development page of the Human Resources website. Admission Cost: N/A. Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. SEC Conference Room.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, March 25, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards

The Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards recognize accountable bystanders – community members who stand up, speak out, and make a difference in the lives of others. They are true heroes. Each Stand Up Carolina Hero is selected for embodying what it means to be an active bystander and a champion of the Carolinian Creed at the University of South Carolina. Through a variety of actions and deeds, large and small, Stand Up Carolina Hero Award recipients have helped friends, classmates, coworkers, and strangers. Nominations for the 2019 Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards will close March 8, 2019. The 10th annual Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards banquet is March 26th from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. in the Russell House Ballroom. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House Ballroom A.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 05, RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 07, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

McKissick Museum Open House

Pssst…Did you know the University of South Carolina has its own museum and it’s not just all Gamecock gear? Here’s your chance to get the low down on McKissick Museum and all the fun that happens “under the dome”. Don’t miss the after-hours food and tours, not to mention the fact that all of our curators will be on hand to chat. Join us March 26th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm to check out all of the exhibitions and projects currently underway. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. McKissick Museum.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

USC Symphony Orchestra Concert: Winners of the 2018-19 Concerto-Aria Competition

2018-2019 Concerto-Aria Competition Winners, Student winners perform: Coleman Wright, alto saxophone; Ben Haimann, marimba; Sabrina Raber, flute, The Program: Adolphe - Underneath the Sheen, Ibert - Concertino da Camera for Alto Saxophone and 11 Instruments, Puts - Marimba Concerto, Griffes - Poem for Flute and Orchestra, Stravinsky - The Firebird Suite, USC Students - free with student ID (must be picked up from the Koger before 5:00 p.m. on the day of the performance). General public - $30; senior citizen/USC faculty and staff - $25; children under 18 and non-USC students with ID - $5. Call 803-251-2222 or Koger Box Office, corner of Greene and Park Streets (M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or online at kogercenterforthearts.com. Discounted tickets must be purchased at the box office. Location: Koger Center for the Arts. Admission Cost: Free–$30. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Student Org Round Table Breakfast

Join other student organization leaders as we chat about upcoming events, issues, and network with other student organizations. Please note you must be a leader within a student organization to attend this event. Admission Cost: N/A. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Spring Passport Fair

Apply for a Passport at USC! Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Russell House University Union 009 Golden Spur Game Room.

Hip Hop Wednesday

Students, faculty, staff and community partners gather on Greene Street once a month to socialize while our DJ spins new and old school hip hop music. Learn more about how you can get involved with our office, across campus and in the community. Kicking off at 11 a.m. and wrapping up at 2 p.m. – you don’t want to miss this event! Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Lunch & Learn: Zoie Anderson-Horecny

Our popular Lunch & Learn program continues with Zoie Anderson-Horecny, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences, presenting "Identifying Enslaved peoples' Agency and Resistance in the Built Environments of the Antebellum South's Cotton Plantations". Join us for this enlightening research presentation and look into this semester’s highlighted exhibition, “In Cotton High and Low. Bring your lunch and learn from the best! Free & Open to the Public, but space is limited. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. McKissick Museum.

Make Your Own Takeout

Love take out but looking for a lighter version? Join us to learn how to make some of your favorite restaurant foods in your own kitchen, and to talk about how cooking more at home can help improve your health! Gamecocks Eat Well cooking classes are free and open to any university student. A registered dietitian provides knowledge of nutrition and hands-on instruction for preparation of healthy, balanced meals. Registration is required by 3/20. sc.edu/myhealthspace. Admission Cost: Registration required. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

Health Professions Panel Discussion

The Arnold School of Public Health will be hosting a panel for all students who are interested in pursuing a career within the healthcare profession! Students in current programs including medical school, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and more will share their experiences as a student and the application process. Students with a strong desire to enter on pre-health professional program are welcome to attend. Admission Cost: $0.00. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Public Health Research Center 114.

Body Project

Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a two-part workshop led by the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders that will encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. Admission Cost: Registration required by 3/20 at noon (12 p.m.). Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

USC Connect Director Candidate Presentation

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Russell House Theatre.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Trauma 101, part one

Three modules; Two principles; One brain. Come discover how trauma impacts the brain, discuss barriers in dealing with it, and practice coping skills for survivors and supporters alike. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Arnold Aging Lecture: Biobehavioral Insights on Health and Aging Among African Americans

The Arnold School of Public Health will host the second annual Arnold Aging Lecture on Thursday, March 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the USC Alumni Center. The keynote presentation will be given by Dr. Keith Whitfield, Wayne State University's provost, on the topic of “Biobehavioral Insights on Health and Aging Among African Americans.”  An expert on aging among African Americans, Dr. Whitfield has published 200 articles, books and book chapters on cognition, health, and individual development and aging. He is a longtime member of the advisory board of Wayne State’s Institute on Gerontology, has participated in a number of committees for the National Academies of Sciences and Medicine, and has served on several study sections for the National Institutes of Health.  The Arnold Aging Lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Presidential Dining Room of the Alumni Center (900 Senate St. Columbia S.C. 29208). Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.    This… Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Alumni Center.

Student Government Inauguration

The 2019 Student Government Inauguration is a formal ceremony that marks the time start of the term for the newly elected Study Body Executive members and the 110th Student Senate. The inauguration ceremony will begin at 4:00pm on March 28th, 2019, in the Rutledge Chapel and will be followed by a reception at the President's House. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Rutledge Chapel.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "Mechanics of Magnetic Solitons"

Please join us for our weekly departmental colloquium on Thursday, March 28 beginning at 4:15 pm in the Rogers Seminar Room (Jones PSC #409). Our speaker this week will be Dr. Oleg Tchernyshyov, who is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland). The title of his talk will be, "Mechanics of Magnetic Solitons." Refreshments will be served beginning at 4:00 pm and all are invited. For more details, please visit www.uof.sc/physicscolloquia. Hope you can attend! Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM. Jones Physical Science Center 409 Rogers Seminar Room.

Carolina Productions Interest Meeting

If you would like to have a say in the events we bring to campus, come to our Interest Meetings and see how you can get involved! Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Senate Chambers.

Addiction and Recovery-Informed Seminar (ARISE)

Gamecock Recovery's monthly speaker series, ARISE (Addiction and Recovery-Informed Seminar) is designed to draw from experts in the scientific, research, peer, and professional communities to explore current themes on addiction and recovery. The goal of ARISE is to create a community forum where students are able to explore different dimensions and perspectives on addiction and recovery so as to enrich their academic discovery and support their growth as informed citizens. Admission Cost: None. Friday, March 29, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Southern Exposure: Sympatico Percussion

The Southern Exposure New Music Series is devoted to exploring the rich variety of contemporary classical and world music written in the past 30 years and masterworks of the 20th century. These free concerts are often standing room only and early arrival is suggested for seating. Sympatico Percussion includes five of the countries’ most highly respected percussionists and percussion teachers: Scott Herring (South Carolina), Joseph Krygier (Ohio State), Johnny Mendoza (McMurray), Christopher Norton (Belmont) and Susan Powell (Ohio State). The ensemble creates programs with entertainment and intrigue, virtuosity and poignancy, and appealing melodies and vibrant rhythms from around the world. Sympatico’s Southern Exposure concert includes 20th-century icon John Cage’s "Third Construction," one of a series of pieces for unorthodox percussion instruments written between 1939-42 as the composer toured the West Coast with a percussion ensemble founded by Cage and Lou Harrison, as well as the world premiere of… Admission Cost: Free. Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Carolina Crush Climbing Competition

Every spring at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center climbing wall, all levels of climbers attempt to crush our newest routes while spectators cheer them on during the Carolina Crush Climbing Competition. The competition is open to students, faculty, staff and their guests age 18 and older. Prizes are awarded to the winners of each division. Waiver required. Admission Cost: Free. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Saturday Passport Services

The University of South Carolina Postal Services office invites the Columbia community to apply for passports each Saturday in March at their 1600 Hampton St. location. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the five Saturdays in March, the office will open for passport application processing services. This will be the only passport office open on the weekends in the Midlands area. To apply, the applicant must bring the following: -Complete passport application DS-11 from the State Department website, completed online or manually in black ink only and unsigned, -2-inch-square color photograph taken within the last six months (photo service is available for $10 payable to UofSC), Original certified long-form birth certificate or other proof of citizenship, not damaged or altered, -Valid driver’s license or other state, military or federal government-issued ID, -The cost for a passport is $110 for adults and $80 for minors, payable by check or money order only to the U.S. Department of State. For expedited… Admission Cost: Free to attend. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Did you know that 90 percent of Wikipedia articles are written by men? You can help change that statistic. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Columbia Museum of Art and the School of Visual Art and Design at the University of South Carolina join forces as part of the larger Art+Feminism movement to help better represent women and gender non-binary persons on Wikipedia. Kick off the day with Curator Catherine Walworth for Broad Strokes, a tour of women in the CMA collection at 11:00 a.m. Then jump into editing mode from 12:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m in the Reception Gallery (the long section of the lobby with windows on the plaza side). No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary. We will offer tutorials for beginners, art history reference materials, and extra support. While some laptops will be available, you are encouraged to bring your own laptop, power cord, and extension cord if possible. Edit-a-thon free. Tour free with membership or admission, Followed by the Women Making Art Symposium for… Admission Cost: Entrance to the Edit-a-thon is free! Museum tour free with membership or admission. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

USC Wind Ensemble: Red hot sun turning over: on Southern myths, monuments, and histories

Premiere performance of Red hot sun turning over: on Southern myths, monuments, and histories, an 80-minute, monumental new composition for wind ensemble, mezzo-soprano, wind quintet, electronics and archival film by UofSC faculty composer David Kirkland Garner that uses a critical sense to explore the current debates around Confederate monuments in the South. The piece assembles many elements from American and Southern history including archival recordings from the Library of Congress, archival film from UofSC’s Moving Image Research Collection, Civil War-era band music, music composed with statistical data on Confederate monuments, and a diverse range of quotations and references including Anton Bruckner, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Stephen Foster, Ralph Stanley and more. The piece features UofSC faculty mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and conductor Scott Weiss in his final concert as director of the wind ensemble.  Location: Koger Center for the Arts. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

14th Annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance

March 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.       Township Auditorium, Get Tickets, Columbia’s most star-studded ballet event is back - this time on the stage of Columbia’s historic Township Auditorium! Under the artistic direction of Stacey Calvert, Principal Dancers from the New York City Ballet will perform alongside the talented dancers of the USC Dance Company. A gala after-party will also be hosted as a fundraiser for the dance program (separate ticket required).  Read more. Admission Cost: $15 - $35. Sunday, March 31, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. See event description for more details.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Inner Path to Peace

This three-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 three sessions in the series is strongly encouraged. Registration required. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/NXGLCj65ZLpKghf93. Admission Cost: Registration required. Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. C.A.L.M. Oasis - Center for Health and Well-Being 215.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, April 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, April 1, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 05, RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 07, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10.

Mini Student Org Fair

Join us on Greene St to check out what some of our coolest student organizations having been up to this Spring! Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, RHUU Greene Street Space 03, RHUU Greene Street Space 04, Greene Street Middle, Greene Street Preston Side.

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

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, and educate you about the resources available at the University of South Carolina. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Creating & Presenting a Poster Workshop

Learn the ins and outs of creating a poster, see examples, and learn how to make your presentation a success. This workshop will help you prepare for Discover USC with tips, hints, and advice. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 305.

Mindfulness & Self-Care

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but it does not have to be something you feel you cannot manage. Student Health Services is offering a series of workshops and presentations to enhance your stress management skills to effectively manage a variety of stressors that arise. Join us in developing your unique and personalized toolbox of stress management strategies. Registration required by 4/1. https://tinyurl.com/TST2019. Admission Cost: Registration required. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. C.A.L.M. Oasis - Center for Health and Well-Being 215.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

World Night

World Night is one of the largest multicultural events on campus where people from all over the world showcase their unique traditions and celebrate diversity. This year it will be held in the Russell House Ballroom; doors open at 6 PM and the show begins at 7 PM. Admission and dinner are free! Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203, Russell House University Union 205, Russell House Ballroom, Russell House University Union 202 Lounge, Russell House University Union 204 Lounge.

Queer Palestinians & Pinkwashing

Join SJP for a discussion about Palestine, queer Palestinian activism, and the links between queer resistance to oppressive structures in the US and the ongoing resistance of the Palestinian people. Admission Cost: n/a. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. School of Journalism & Mass Communications 115.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Recovery Ally Training

Learn about addiction and recovery. Identify and respond to stigmatizing behavior and language. Create a campus culture that embraces recovery. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend this Recovery Ally Training, held from 10-11:30 in STROM 201F. Please rsvp by March 29 to gamecockrecovery@sc.edu. Admission Cost: n/a. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. See event description for more details.

Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that began in 1990 that seeks to address sexual and gender based violence in all its forms. This creative project which features t-shirt artwork from USC students and is a vehicle for those affected by violence – primary survivors, secondary survivors, and supporters – to express their emotions and make their voices heard. Members of the UofSC community will be invited to create a shirt on site and have it displayed during this three day event which will be held on Davis Field from 11:00am – 2:00pm on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Staff from the Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention office will be on hand to assist with painting and to educate participants on how they can best support survivors and create a safer, healthier campus climate. Admission Cost: NA. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side, Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Creating & Presenting a Poster Workshop

Learn the ins and outs of creating a poster, see examples, and learn how to make your presentation a success. This workshop will help you prepare for Discover USC with tips, hints, and advice. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Russell House University Union 305.

OMSA Celebration of Excellence

Celebration of Excellence Awards is an awards program by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs that celebrates students who have excelled academically and actively contributed to the university’s values of diversity, leadership and community service. Admission Cost: FREE. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom AB.

Carolina Productions Presents Game of Thrones Trivia

You know nothing, Jon Snow. Or maybe YOU do? Test your Game of Thrones knowledge at trivia. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 220 Private Dining Room.

Last Lecture Series

Scholars United hosts this series that showcases University faculty to give a lecture "as if it was their last." This 20-year series has been a mainstay of our campus community. On April 3rd, University of South Carolina President Dr. Harris Pastides will give his Last Lecture in the Russell House Theatre. This event will be available to students through an online, ticketed process due to the limited seating available. Students should stay tuned to their Sunday evening email for more information. In addition, the event is supported by UofSC’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Admission Cost: $0. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Russell House Theatre.

TOAST Breakfast

The TOAST Breakfast honors students who have been recognized for excellence in the classroom; commitment to a student organization, university department or program; achievement in athletics or arts; and, other areas of student life. This program recognizes student leaders who may not otherwise be formally recognized for their commitment to student life and the Carolina community. Each spring, faculty members, staff and students are invited make nominations. Admission Cost: FREE. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Russell House Ballroom.

Trauma 101, part two

Three modules; Two principles; One brain. Come discover how trauma impacts the brain, discuss barriers in dealing with it, and practice coping skills for survivors and supporters alike. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Avocados From Mexico Campus Tour

Avocados from Mexico is celebrating the goodness of avocados at UofSC on April 4th from 11am – 2pm right on Greene St.  Students can enjoy free samples of avocados wraps, avocado toast, and half avocados along with games and giveaways. Learn why avocados are a good source of fat, are nutrient dense, and promote heart health. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Middle.

Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that began in 1990 that seeks to address sexual and gender based violence in all its forms. This creative project which features t-shirt artwork from USC students and is a vehicle for those affected by violence – primary survivors, secondary survivors, and supporters – to express their emotions and make their voices heard. Members of the UofSC community will be invited to create a shirt on site and have it displayed during this three day event which will be held on Davis Field from 11:00am – 2:00pm on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Staff from the Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention office will be on hand to assist with painting and to educate participants on how they can best support survivors and create a safer, healthier campus climate. Admission Cost: NA. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side, Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Student Success Center, Midlands Heart Walk Fund Raising Event

The Student Success Center is hosting a fund raising event to support the American Heart Association through the Midlands Heart Walk. Admission Cost: N/A. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 1.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Carolina Community Coalition

The Carolina Community Coalition is a group of faculty, staff, students, and community members united to nurture a safe environment on our campus and in our community. We educate our community through education, presentations and discussion, and perform assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of substance misuse prevention strategies. All are welcome! Admission Cost: free. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Eddie's Perejil: A Performance of the Haitian Massacre in the Dominican Republic

“Eddie’s Perejil” is written and performed by Edward Paulino about a working-class Dominican-American college student who stumbles upon a document describing a long-forgotten genocide against Haitians by Dominicans known as the 1937 Haitian Massacre, el Corte, and temwayaj kout kouto. This discovery and subsequent self-reflection sets him on an inescapable collision course with his romanticized notion of what it means to be Dominican in the diaspora. Admission Cost: Free (Carolina Card). Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Russell House Theatre.

Parker Quartet Concert

The Parker Quartet has been hailed by The New York Times as “something extraordinary.” The Boston Globe called them, “…intense, virtuosic, utterly assured…” Inspiring performances, luminous sound and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet (Daniel Chong and Ying Xue, violins; Jessica Bodner, viola, Kee-Hyun Kim, cello). Renowned for their dynamic, compelling interpretations, expansive colors, and varied repertoire ranging from classical to romantic to new music, the group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation. In demand worldwide, the quartet has appeared at distinguished venues, series and festivals throughout North and South America, Great Britain, Europe and South Korea since its founding in 2002. Tickets: adults $15; senior citizens, USC faculty & staff, and military $10; students $5. Purchase online, at the door, or by calling 803-576-5763. Admission Cost: $5–$15. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. School of Music 206 Recital Hall.

Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that began in 1990 that seeks to address sexual and gender based violence in all its forms. This creative project which features t-shirt artwork from USC students and is a vehicle for those affected by violence – primary survivors, secondary survivors, and supporters – to express their emotions and make their voices heard. Members of the UofSC community will be invited to create a shirt on site and have it displayed during this three day event which will be held on Davis Field from 11:00am – 2:00pm on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Staff from the Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention office will be on hand to assist with painting and to educate participants on how they can best support survivors and create a safer, healthier campus climate. Admission Cost: NA. Friday, April 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field II - Longstreet Side, Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Community Baby Shower

The Parent and Kinship Care Network is hosting a Community Baby Shower open to all parents and caregivers with children under the age of five. Join us for refreshments and giveaways, while connecting with other Gamecock parents. If you are able, please bring diapers or wipes to donate to the Gamecock Pantry. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 5, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Spring 2019 Seminar Series with Dr. Federico Rabuffetti

Professor Federico Rabuffetti, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, will present a seminar in Jones Physical Science Building, Room 006. Admission Cost: Free. Friday, April 5, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See event description for more details.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Friday, April 5, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Drayton Hall Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

Parker Quartet and Friends Family Concert

The Parker Quartet has been hailed by The New York Times as “something extraordinary.” The Boston Globe called them, “…intense, virtuosic, utterly assured…” Inspiring performances, luminous sound and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. See the program here. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Darla Moore School of Business 101 - Johnson Performance Hall.

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

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, and educate you about the resources available at the University of South Carolina. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

UofSC Ring Ceremony Pick-up

Students who were not able to pick up their Official UofSC Ring from the April 7 Ring Ceremony may do so at this table. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 03, RHUU Russell House 2nd Floor Lobby Space 04.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 8, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, April 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

Body Project

Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a two-part workshop led by the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders that will encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. Admission Cost: Registration required by 4/8 at noon (12 p.m.). Monday, April 8, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Queer Talks

QT’s are hour-long casual discussion with free dinner provided. Discussion topics include local and national issues facing LGBTQ+ students and people. Queer Talks provide a space for LGBTQ+ students and allies to build upon their knowledge of and find support in a common understanding of relevant issues. Admission Cost: N/a. Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, April 8, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

"Data Management Planning and DMP Tool" Workshop

Is a Data Management Plan required to obtain funding for your research? Would you like to plan for the management of your research data to make life easier down the road? Learn about Data Management Plans and get hands-on experience using DMPTool, an online wizard for creating DMPs that meet specific funder requirements. This workshop is free. Registration is required. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Thomas Cooper Library L104.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Davis Field I - RHUU Side, Davis Field II - Longstreet Side, Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 1, Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 2, Davis Field I - RHUU Side Space 3, Davis Field II - Thomas Cooper Library Side.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is a campus-wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals, and are aware of the various LGBTQ+ resources. This workshop is only open to USC students, faculty and staff should register on the professional development page of the Human Resources website. Admission Cost: N/A. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. ODK/Mortar Board Room.

USC Speech Competition 2019

The Speech Communication and Rhetoric program is hosting this first-annual public speaking competition for USC students enrolled in introductory SPCH classes during the 2018-2019 academic calendar year.  Finalists will have the opportunity to employ their rhetorical skills beyond the classroom and bring awareness and education about their chosen informative and persuasive topics to a broader audience. Awards for finalists sponsored by Cengage Publishing! Admission Cost: Free and open to public. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 300 Main B103.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

Give 4 Garnet: A Day of Giving

Are you confetti ready? April 10, 2019, marks our second annual Give 4 Garnet, a one-day campaign when all UofSC advocates, alumni, friends, students, parents and faculty and staff members come together worldwide to give for the benefit of today’s students and the future of the University of South Carolina. Join us on Greene Street in front of UofSC’s Russell House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate with UofSC celebrity guests, confetti selfie stations, food, music, fun events, Gamecock Pantry and Carolina Closet collections, games and giveaways. Your participation will help us achieve our goal of spurring 6,500 Give 4 Garnet donors to give in just 18 hours and 1 minute event. Donations support learning initiatives, research, scholarships and other programs that deliver excellence at UofSC. Visit give4garnet.sc.edu for details. Admission Cost: Free to attend. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:59 AM – 11:59 PM.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Anti-Street Harassment Day

The Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention office in collaboration with the Office of Student Conduct will invite students to discuss issues around cat-calling, harassment, and what it means to live the Carolinian Creed during this one day event on the Russell House patio from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Students will be able to discuss with SAVIP and OSC staff how to best handle situations where verbal harassment occurs – as either the person on the receiving end or as an observer. Activities include trivia, creating a “heat map” of incidents on UofSC’s campus, and a viewing of the hollaback! photoblog initiative. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio Space 01.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Non-Clinical Public Health Panel

Not interested in the clinical aspects of public health? Come out and learn from professionals in other public health related fields. We will host the event in the Public Health Research Center, Room 114 on April 10, 2019 from 6:00-7:30. Admission Cost: 0. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Public Health Research Center 114.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

"Copyright in the Classroom" Workshop

You'll feel more comfortable using copyrighted material when you know what you can and can’t do. Come explore how to use copyrighted materials in instruction, including posting copyrighted materials to Blackboard. We will also discuss the practical application of "Fair Use" and examine how the library can assist you with posting materials for your class. This workshop is free. Registration is required. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Thomas Cooper Library L304.

Trauma 101, part three

Three modules; Two principles; One brain. Come discover how trauma impacts the brain, discuss barriers in dealing with it, and practice coping skills for survivors and supporters alike. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

The Great Biscuit Rebellion. The 1902 Carolina Clemson Riot. The Gamecock 505. These stories and more are part of the University of South Carolina Historic Horseshoe Tour offered by the South Caroliniana Library. University Archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West leads the monthly tours around the historic horseshoe, sharing tales of events and student life that occurred there. Noon-1 p.m, starting at the South Caroliniana Library at 910 Sumter St. Free and open to the public. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. South Caroliniana Library 910 Sumter Street.

Getting Started in Research Workshops

No project? No mentor? No problem! This interactive workshop is designed to get you thinking about your research interests and learn how to find and reach out to potential faculty mentors. All workshops held in Gambrell 150. Workshops are held January 14 - April 11 except during the week of spring break. We offer 3 workshops per week. Attend any workshop that fits your schedule. You are welcome to sign up, but it is not required. Feel free to just come! . Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gambrell 150 (PC Lab).

Safe Zone Workshop

Safe Zone is a campus-wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals, and are aware of the various LGBTQ+ resources. This workshop is only open to USC students, faculty and staff should register on the professional development page of the Human Resources website. Admission Cost: None. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Russell House University Union 203.

Savoring Spring

Celebrate the first signs of spring by learning recipes that feature seasonal produce! You’ll also go home with some tips for eating more “local” foods. Gamecocks Eat Well cooking classes are free and open to any university student. A registered dietitian provides knowledge of nutrition and hands-on instruction for preparation of healthy, balanced meals. Registration is required by 4/4. sc.edu/myhealthspace. Admission Cost: Registration required. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

BlackSpace

BlackSpace is a community-building support group for Black students (undergrad, grad, and professional) at USC. BlackSpace meets every second and fourth Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to discuss whatever is on group members’ mind. We provide a safe, comfortable space for Black students to discuss not only their experiences as a Black student at USC but things like family support, political climate and fears about the future. This is a drop-in group which means you can drop in at any time and do not have to stay for the entire time if your schedule does not allow. https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/medical-services/counseling-and-psychiatry/group-counseling/, Event will be held in the Russell House Intersection  Lounge. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. See event description for more details. See event description for more details.

Erik Carlson and USC Experimental Music Workshop

Erik Carlson and the USC Experimental Music Workshop, directed by Greg Stuart, present a concert. Co-sponsored by the South Carolina Honors College. Location: 701 CCA  (701 Whaley St.). Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. See Description for Event Location.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

Pridechella

Come celebrate Pride at USC! Stroll through our Pride fair, enjoy some food, and take in a show sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, April 12, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Davis Circle, RHUU Russell House Patio, Davis Field I - RHUU Side, RHUU Davis Circle Space 01, RHUU Davis Circle Space 02, RHUU Davis Circle Space 03, RHUU Davis Circle Space 04, RHUU Davis Circle Space 05.

Self Defense with USCPD

The paradox of self-defense is that the more prepared you are, the less likely you are to need it. In this self-defense class you will develop your survival skills and how to deliver targeted attacks to an attacker’s vulnerable points. Self-Defense Workshops are given in partnership with USC’s Student Health Services Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP) and USCPD. These workshops are highly interactive and full contact. They are free of charge to all faculty, staff, and students and will be held in the CHW Room 217. Register by sending an email to safe@sc.edu with your name, phone number, and the date of the workshop you wish to attend. Space in each workshop is limited to 30 people, so register early to secure your place. Admission Cost: Registration required. Friday, April 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Drayton Hall Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

Musical Feast Reimagined

Join us for an unforgettable evening as you stroll through six different spaces within the Koger Center and experience a different musical performance in each space, performed by School of Music students, all while enjoying delicious food and drink. It is a true moveable Musical Feast! This year we also raise a glass to President Harris Pastides who will retire in June making this his final Musical Feast. Proceeds fund scholarships for students of the School of Music. Over the past 27 years, the Friends of the School of Music have raised more than three quarters of a million dollars for scholarship support. The Musical Feast has been a staple each year to help raise those funds. We hope you will join us for this special event and help us continue to keep the music playing in our students’ lives. Valet Parking available in front of the School of Music on the corner of Assembly and College Streets. $125 per person, $85 young professionals (ages 25-40 with ID), For more information call Caroline… Admission Cost: $125. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

April 5-13, 2019, Longstreet Theatre, , Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens, Directed by Robert Richmond,   A critically-acclaimed, multiple-Tony® winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed as “a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle” (The Times) and “a testament to the singular power of theatre” (Vogue).  In this stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, a math savant on the autism spectrum becomes consumed with finding the killer of his neighbor’s dog.  He soon finds that fingers are pointing at him as the suspect, setting him off on a daunting odyssey that turns his entire world upside down. Get Tickets, . Admission Cost: $15 - $22. Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longstreet Theatre 219.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Suicide Walk

WALK TO FIGHT SUICIDE, Join us for the University of South Carolina’s Out of the Darkness Campus Walk on April 14th outside Russell House at ***. Proceeds bring local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention directly to the students/school. Learn more at campuswalks.org, or call 888-333-2377. Admission Cost: Free. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Russell House Theatre.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, April 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

Fulbright Getting Started Workshop

For those students who intend to apply in August 2018 for a Fulbright research, study, or English Teaching Assistantship. Admission Cost: $0. Monday, April 15, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Gressette Room.

Body Project

Body Project is a conversation about body image and the influences of cultural and social interactions. This small group is a two-part workshop led by the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders that will encourage the spread of body positivity and allow women on campus to move towards self-confidence and self-fulfillment. Admission Cost: Registration required by 4/8 at noon (12 p.m.). Monday, April 15, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Meeting Room - Center for Health and Well-Being 217.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, April 15, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 05, RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 07, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10.

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. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

SophoMORE Halfway There Celebration

Celebrating the class of 2021 is four semesters down with four semesters to go! Sophomores are halfway to graduation! Sophomores are welcome to stop by and get a special class of 2021 graduation tassel. All of UofSC is welcome to join in for food and fun! Admission Cost: free. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage.

Wonder of the World

April 17-20, 2019, Lab Theatre, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Allie Anderson,   This outrageous comedy by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Good People) is a trip you’ll never forget!  After Cass discovers a dirty secret about her husband, she runs away to Niagara Falls, hoping to find a life that’s passed her by.  Her soul-searching adventure quickly goes over the edge as she encounters a succession of ever more eccentric fellow travelers, including a suicidal alcoholic, a lonesome tour boat captain, and a pair of bungling, bickering private detectives.  , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Booker T. Washington 100.

"Open Educational Resources" Workshop

Open Educational Resources (OER), teaching tools that can be customized by faculty and freely-accessed by students, have proven to positively impact student success. This interactive workshop will provide an overview of OER and other affordable course materials. Participants will practice locating OER, evaluating free resources, and interpreting re-use permissions. In addition, attendees will discover techniques and resources for modifying and creating open course content and for incorporating open pedagogy into the classroom. This workshop will conclude with an overview of affordable learning services offered through the library and will include time for discussion. This workshop is free. Registration is required. Admission Cost: Free. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Thomas Cooper Library L304.

What Is SMART Recovery

In this workshop, come learn about the basics of SMART Recovery, including what to expect at meetings and how SMART Recovery works to increase motivation, manage activating events, and develop problem solving skills. Admission Cost: None. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Serve Up Some Self Care

As the semester wraps up, the growing to-do lists can add a lot of stress to your plate. Join us to prepare some creative versions of comfort foods and learn about the impact of good nutrition on your overall well-being. Gamecocks Eat Well Cooking Classes are free and open to any university student. A registered dietitian provides knowledge of nutrition and hands-on instruction for preparation of healthy, balanced meals. Registration is required: https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_health_services/wellness-prevention/eating-well/cooking-classes/index.php. Admission Cost: Registration required by 4/11. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Demonstration Kitchen - Center for Health and Well-Being 219.

Wonder of the World

April 17-20, 2019, Lab Theatre, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Allie Anderson,   This outrageous comedy by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Good People) is a trip you’ll never forget!  After Cass discovers a dirty secret about her husband, she runs away to Niagara Falls, hoping to find a life that’s passed her by.  Her soul-searching adventure quickly goes over the edge as she encounters a succession of ever more eccentric fellow travelers, including a suicidal alcoholic, a lonesome tour boat captain, and a pair of bungling, bickering private detectives.  , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Booker T. Washington 100.

Student Org Round Table Breakfast

Join other student organization leaders as we chat about upcoming events, issues, and network with other student organizations. Please note you must be a leader within a student organization to attend this event. Admission Cost: N/A. Friday, April 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Wonder of the World

April 17-20, 2019, Lab Theatre, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Allie Anderson,   This outrageous comedy by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Good People) is a trip you’ll never forget!  After Cass discovers a dirty secret about her husband, she runs away to Niagara Falls, hoping to find a life that’s passed her by.  Her soul-searching adventure quickly goes over the edge as she encounters a succession of ever more eccentric fellow travelers, including a suicidal alcoholic, a lonesome tour boat captain, and a pair of bungling, bickering private detectives.  , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Friday, April 19, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM.

Wonder of the World

April 17-20, 2019, Lab Theatre, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Allie Anderson,   This outrageous comedy by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Good People) is a trip you’ll never forget!  After Cass discovers a dirty secret about her husband, she runs away to Niagara Falls, hoping to find a life that’s passed her by.  Her soul-searching adventure quickly goes over the edge as she encounters a succession of ever more eccentric fellow travelers, including a suicidal alcoholic, a lonesome tour boat captain, and a pair of bungling, bickering private detectives.  , Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Saturday, April 20, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Booker T. Washington 100.

Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit!

April 21-28, 2019, Center for Performance Experiment, , By Mariah Ansaldo Hale, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, 8pm, all shows, Aphra Behn was one of the first #timesup advocates to earn her living by her writing. Breaking cultural barriers, she has served as a role model for generations of female authors in a patriarchal world of espionage, adventure, and literature. Set against the backdrop of lawless 1660s London, Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit! charts the trials and tribulations of women’s equality in a witty, fast-moving theatrical style. With the use of contemporary dialogue, movement, and music, the story compares women’s roles and relevance in society and the length they must go to succeed. Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Sunday, April 21, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 718 Devine 114.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Monday, April 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Russell House University Union 348.

Two Thumbs Up Ceremony

Each year, students with disabilities get an opportunity to nominate faculty or staff members who made a significant difference in their experience at UofSC and thank them for their support. We call this award the “Two Thumbs Up!” award. Monday, April 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Russell House Ballroom C.

Discover USC Panel

Are you an undergraduate planning to present at Discover USC? Have questions about what to expect? This panel will feature students who have been there, done that. Join us as they talk about their Discover USC experience and answer your questions. Admission Cost: Free. Monday, April 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Russell House University Union 205.

Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit!

April 21-28, 2019, Center for Performance Experiment, , By Mariah Ansaldo Hale, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, 8pm, all shows, Aphra Behn was one of the first #timesup advocates to earn her living by her writing. Breaking cultural barriers, she has served as a role model for generations of female authors in a patriarchal world of espionage, adventure, and literature. Set against the backdrop of lawless 1660s London, Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit! charts the trials and tribulations of women’s equality in a witty, fast-moving theatrical style. With the use of contemporary dialogue, movement, and music, the story compares women’s roles and relevance in society and the length they must go to succeed. Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Monday, April 22, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 718 Devine 114.

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

This historic observatory adjacent to the Horseshoe of the USC Columbia campus (1429 Greene Street) is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope in the dome and other small telescopes on the observatory deck. See the Moon, planets, stars, clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! For updates regarding weather reports and possible cancellations on Monday nights, please visit http://uof.sc/melton. Admission Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Monday, April 22, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Melton Observatory 201.

Clyburn Lecture - Turbulent Times: Navigating Towards Health Equity

The Arnold School’s Department of Health Services Policy and Management and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will host the 12th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture, which is free and open to the public, on Tuesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (1101 Lincoln Street  Columbia, S.C.).  Dr. Doris Browne is the 118th President of the National Medical Association (NMA) and the President and CEO, Browne and Associates, LLC (BAI), a health consultancy company that manages programs addressing national and global health disparities.  BAI provides education, training, disease prevention consultation and a comprehensive worksite wellness programs to its clientele.  Congressman James E. Clyburn, along with Senator Ernest F. Hollings, was instrumental in securing funding to establish the Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities in 2003. The Institute created a Lecture to honor Congressman Clyburn. The Lecture was… Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Farmers Market

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. RHUU Greene Street Space 06, RHUU Greene Street Space 07, RHUU Greene Street Space 08, RHUU Greene Street Space 09, RHUU Greene Street Space 10.

Women's and Gender Studies Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony for Women's and Gender Studies graduating seniors and certificate students and award recipients. Admission Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gressette Room.

Family and Friends Recovery Meeting

Friends & Family Support understands that addiction affects the whole family. This weekly group meeting for students affected by a loved one's addiction provides education, resource navigation, and on-going support needed to address substance use disorder in a healthy and constructive way. This is a CLOSED meeting, intended only for students who are affected by a loved one's substance and/or co-occurring mental health conditions. Admission Cost: None. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

Black Communities in North Carolina and South Carolina

Dr. Karla Slocum (UNC Chapel Hill) and Dr. Bobby Donaldson (UofSC) discuss Black communities in North Carolina and South Carolina in historical and contemporary perspectives. Admission Cost: free (Carolina Card scan for students, faculty, and staff); open to the public. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Capstone 101 - Campus Room.

USC Symphony Orchestra: Scheherazade!

Carolina's premier orchestra presents: Maurice Ravel – Shéhérazade – with Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, op. 35, As an internationally recognized leading interpreter of contemporary and modern music, mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway brings versatility and compelling insight to stages worldwide. Her work has been praised by the New York Times for “penetrating clarity” and “considerable depth of expression” and by Opera News for her “adept musicianship and dramatic flair.” Location: Koger Center for the Arts, USC Students - free with student ID (must be picked up from the Koger before 5:00 p.m. on the day of the performance). General public - $30; senior citizen/USC faculty and staff - $25; children under 18 and non-USC students with ID - $5. Call 803-251-2222 or Koger Box Office, corner of Greene and Park Streets (M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or online at kogercenterforthearts.com. Discounted tickets must be purchased at the box office. Admission Cost: Free–$30. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. See Description for Event Location.

Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit!

April 21-28, 2019, Center for Performance Experiment, , By Mariah Ansaldo Hale, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, 8pm, all shows, Aphra Behn was one of the first #timesup advocates to earn her living by her writing. Breaking cultural barriers, she has served as a role model for generations of female authors in a patriarchal world of espionage, adventure, and literature. Set against the backdrop of lawless 1660s London, Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit! charts the trials and tribulations of women’s equality in a witty, fast-moving theatrical style. With the use of contemporary dialogue, movement, and music, the story compares women’s roles and relevance in society and the length they must go to succeed. Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 718 Devine 114.

Close Family Emerging Leaders Programs Class Meeting

The Close Family Emerging Leaders Program (CFELP) is an 8-week introductory leadership program that explores various aspects of leadership and challenges students to understand what it means to be a leader at the University of South Carolina. CFELP aims to help students develop their own personal definition of leadership, gain tangible skills, and create an action plan to assist them in applying their leadership skills during their time at USC. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Russell House University Union 305.

Gamecock Recovery Coffee & Cocoa Homebrew Tabling

Join Gamecock Recovery for free hot chocolate and coffee! Stop by our table on the Russell House Patio for a hot cup of coffee, and stay to learn more about how you can become a recovery ally, fight the stigma of substance use disorder, and support your fellow students. Admission Cost: n/a. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. RHUU Russell House Patio Space 02.

Denim Day

The Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention (SAVIP) office will be in front of the Russell House on Denim Day - Wednesday, April 24th - alongside the Office of Student Conduct and USCPD for this event which is a part of SAVIP's Sexual Assault Awareness Month programming. Wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol of protest against destructive notions and ideas surrounding sexual harassment and rape; abuse and assault are never the survivor's fault, no matter what they were wearing. Admission Cost: NA. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greene Street Petigru Side.

All Recovery Meeting

All Recovery meetings advance the perspective 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 students, faculty, and staff who identify as being in recovery. Admission Cost: None. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

"Data Management Planning and DMP Tool" Workshop

Is a Data Management Plan required to obtain funding for your research? Would you like to plan for the management of your research data to make life easier down the road? Learn about Data Management Plans and get hands-on experience using DMPTool, an online wizard for creating DMPs that meet specific funder requirements. This workshop is free. Registration is required. Admission Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Thomas Cooper Library L104.

Carolina Productions Presents Karaoke Night

Sing your heart out! Take a chance on us in Gamecock Park, 6 - 9 p.m.! Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Carolina Productions Presents Karaoke Night

Sing your heart out! Take a chance on us in Gamecock Park! Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. See event description for more details.

Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit!

April 21-28, 2019, Center for Performance Experiment, , By Mariah Ansaldo Hale, Directed by Lindsay Rae Taylor, 8pm, all shows, Aphra Behn was one of the first #timesup advocates to earn her living by her writing. Breaking cultural barriers, she has served as a role model for generations of female authors in a patriarchal world of espionage, adventure, and literature. Set against the backdrop of lawless 1660s London, Aphra Behn: wanton woman of wit! charts the trials and tribulations of women’s equality in a witty, fast-moving theatrical style. With the use of contemporary dialogue, movement, and music, the story compares women’s roles and relevance in society and the length they must go to succeed. Get Tickets. Admission Cost: $10. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 718 Devine 114.