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Breakthrough Magazine

Breakthrough Magazine Archive

Browse past issues of the Breakthrough research magazine, including web-only content you can't find anywhere else.

Fall 2017 Breakthrough Magazine cover

Fall 2017 Issue

Learn about how USC researchers are working to address the opioid epidemic and generate solutions to many modern issues in the Fall 2017 issue of Breakthrough.

Breakthrough Magazine, Fall 2016 issue cover

Fall 2016 Issue

Read the full issue or browse selected articles and videos from the Fall 2016 issue of Breakthrough, the official Research Magazine of the University of South Carolina.

Fall 2015 Issue of Breakthrough

Fall 2015 Issue

View or download a pdf copy of the Fall 2015 issue of Breakthrough, read selected articles online and check out a video interview with Bob Davis via this issue’s online feature article, The Pharmacist is in.

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Spring 2015 Issue

View or download a pdf copy of the Spring 2015 issue of Breakthrough, read some articles online and check out our web-only gallery featuring Art of Science photographer Julia Bennett.

Fall 2014 Breakthrough Magazine

Fall 2014 Issue

View or download a pdf copy of the Fall 2014 issue of Breakthrough, read some articles online and check out web-only features including a video compilation and gallery of stills from USC's Moving Image Research Collections.

Cover Image of the Spring 2014 Breakthrough Magazine

Spring 2014 Issue

View or download a pdf copy of the Spring 2014 issue of Breakthrough, read some articles online and check out web-only features.

Breakthrough Winter 2014 Issue Cover

Winter 2014 Issue

View or download a pdf copy of the Winter 2014 issue of Breakthrough, and view a web-only video about the Energy Leadership Institute at USC.