Thursday Afternoon Acting Group Presents “The Trial of Santa,” December 1-2

November 28, 2017 at 1:58 pm

The Thursday Afternoon Acting Group (TAAG) at the University of South Carolina Upstate will present their fall semester play, “The Trial of Santa,” December 1-2. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 and 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. […]

Project Yields Photos as Proof of Lifestyle Choices

November 28, 2017 at 12:52 pm

Work is underway at the STUDIO – the University of South Carolina Upstate’s student-run graphic-design agency – on a display comprising photographs that portray healthy lifestyle choices, from diet to exercise. The images are the tangible result of work done […]

Look for New Sculptures Around Campus

November 27, 2017 at 12:27 pm

Professor Jane Nodine is working to make the University of South Carolina Upstate a destination for lovers of outdoor monumental sculpture. Nodine, who is the assistant chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies, University Gallery director, and professor […]

Local Orchestra to Premiere USC Upstate Music Professor’s “French Press”

November 16, 2017 at 2:49 pm

The Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 17, will premier “French Press,” a work by Dr. Nolan Stolz, music professor at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The concert will be at the Chapman Cultural Center; doors open at 5:30 […]

University Troupe Examines Shakespeare’s Views on Love

November 15, 2017 at 1:29 pm

What’s love got to do with it? Plenty, when you’re referring to the works of the Bard of Avon. The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will examine many of William Shakespeare’s takes on love in “Midnight Pillow: Shakespeare […]

Cooking Demonstration Brings Civil War History to Life

November 15, 2017 at 11:17 am

Civil War history brought to life! Students in Dr. Andy Myers History of American Studies class recently prepared and ate a meal similar to what soldiers would have eaten during the Civil War. Here what our students thought about the […]

Never Invite a Parasitologist to Dinner

October 24, 2017 at 10:00 am

He’s worked with the No. 2 killer of humans. He met his wife while collecting specimens from a dead coyote. And, he still eats sushi, even though he may skip local fare like freshwater bass. The first rule of polite […]

Tree Dedication in Memory of Janice Janiac

October 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm

The Fine Arts and Communication Studies Department would like to invite you to a ceremony in memory of music professor Janice Janiac. A tree dedication will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in front of the Humanities and […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, Best-Selling Author to Speak at USC Upstate

October 27, 2017 at 10:00 am

Peggy Noonan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the author of nine best-selling books on American politics, history and culture, will be the featured speaker at the fifth annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture […]

Alum Returns to Share Real-World Knowledge with USC Upstate Students

October 23, 2017 at 7:36 am

What: Meet Andrew Barton When: 6-7 p.m. Nov. 1 Where: J.M. Smith Boardroom, Health Education Complex Cost: Free Andrew Barton says that when he graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2004, his portfolio was almost as thin […]