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Update about the Human Microbiome and Health

April 8, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Connor
Dr. Michael Schmidt

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Schmidt about the bacteria, viruses and fungi that make up the human microbiome, and its impact upon health. Dr. Schmidt is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at MUSC and he is one of the hosts of the...

April 2019 on Knowitall

April 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Libraries, Literature and Learning, Knowitall Healthy, Environmental Awareness and Jazz Collections on Knowitall.org

On Knowitall , our Collections make it easy to find the resources you need for April 2019! Literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection! (You may be surprised at the wealth of content that resides there – and it’s available the...

PBS TeacherLine Offers New, Free Self-paced Courses

April 6, 2019 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
woman sitting outside looking at laptop screen

PBS TeacherLine recently added two, free, self-paced courses to its catalog. With the new courses, TeacherLine now offers a total of 30 online self-paced courses, 21 of which are free!

Ernest Frederick Hollings (1922-2019)

April 6, 2019 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Steve Folks
Ernest F. Hollings

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1922. He graduated from The Citadel in 1942 and served as an artillery officer in World War Two. After the war, he was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives. In 1958, at age 36, he was...

Apply for the 2019 WhatWorksSC Award by April 30!

April 6, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Farm to Belly, winner of the 2018 WhatWorksSC Award

The Riley Institute at Furman University is accepting submissions for the annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award, given each fall to a program that is making a difference for our public school students and has data to support its success.

Heather Holmquest

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Heather M. Holmquest

President, The Maritime Association of South Carolina Heather Holmquest is not on social media. It’s a personal choice for her. Her style of management is to build relationships in-person. As president of the Maritime Association of South Carolina, she oversees an...

Documentary film about Bakari Sellers to premiere on SCETV

April 5, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Jeremy Cauthen
While I Breathe, I Hope

For immediate release: April 4, 2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- "While I Breathe, I Hope," a documentary feature film about South Carolina politician and CNN commentator Bakari Sellers, will premiere on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) at 6 p.m. on April 7. Immediately...

South Carolina Future Minds: Announcing SC's First STEM Educator of the Year!

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from STEM Educator of the Year event

Middle School Science Teacher from Richland School District Two Named South Carolina's First STEM Educator of the Year!

Soft Shell Crabs

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Craig Ness
“Making It Grow” taped a segment at Hudson’s Resturaunt in Hilton Head, SC. Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talk

Making It Grow taped a segment at Hudson’s Resturaunt in Hilton Head, S.C. Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talked with owner Andrew Carmines about their soft shell crabs and also their oyster operation. In the spring, Hudson’s has a soft shell crab shedding...

Reconstruction Virtual Classroom Event with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - Now Available On-Demand

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Reconstruction Virtual Classroom Live Streaming Event, with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., April 5th at 8:30 AM

In support of Henry Louis Gates’ debut of the Reconstruction: America After the Civil War documentary.

Tent Caterpillars and Black Cherry Trees

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow! Minute logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Our native black cherry, Prunus serotina , is usually defaced this time of year by a large web of silk that houses several hundred leaf-eating Eastern tent caterpillars. If you can reach the web...

Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill Heads to Debate in the SC House

April 5, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
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This year’s attempt by pro-life members of the state legislature to pass restrictions on abortions is centered in the House of Representatives. A bill that would ban almost all abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected in a woman passed the House Judiciary Committee this...

The Increasing Value of Knowing About Open Source Software

April 5, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Sergio Aparicio

In the technology world, “open source” is the term given to software for which the original source code is made freely available to anyone, allowing it to be redistributed and modified. Because open source now comprises 80% – 90% of the code in a “typical” application, our...

Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell

April 4, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell

Director of Youth Services Pendleton Place Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell has been described as a “change-agent.” As director of Youth Services at Pendleton Place in Greenville, she works to keep children safe and support families in crisis. “Itruly believe that I was put on...

LED Light Bulbs: A Bright Idea

April 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Linda Nunez
File photo of an L.E.D. lightbulb.

When the “light emitting diode,” or “LED” light was first developed, it was primarily used as an indicator light in lab equipment. But as the low energy consumption of LEDs was observed, and costs for manufacturing LEDs went down, the new lighting technology found its way...

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