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For University-wide events, check out the University of South Carolina calendar of events. For community and Arnold School events, see the My Source for Public Health (MySPH) calendar

Nominate outstanding Arnold School graduates for one of two Arnold School alumni awards

The Arnold School of Public Health is seeking nominations to recognize outstanding alumni with 2018 awards in two categories: those who graduated in 2007 or earlier and those who graduated in 2008 or later. Recipients will be honored at the 2018 Hooding Ceremony.

International Visiting Scholar Research Presentation on January 25

Join the exercise science department for a seminar by Tony Okley on "Stealth interventions to promote physical activity and reduce prolonged sitting in children"

January 23 Tech Tuesday Talk: Jessica Unick

Join TecHealth for a seminar by Jessica Unick on "Early Non-Response to an Internet-Delivered Weight Loss Program: How to Know it When You See it and What to Do"

Epidemiology brown bag seminar series on December 4

The Epidemiology Brown Bag Seminar Series presents the Cancer Prevention and Control Program Colloquium: Fluoroquinolone-associated Neuropsychiatric Toxicity, Disability, Suicide, and Genetics: A Review from SONAR.

Mario Schootman to discuss the use of new technologies to study cancer disparities

The Arnold School will host Mario Schootman on December 6 from 11am-12:30pm (lunch provided) for a lecture on Using New Technologies to Measure Geographic Context in Cancer Disparities.

November 28 Tech Tuesday Talk: Kelley Strohacker on leveraging smartphones in exercise science research

Join TecHealth for a seminar by Kelley Strohacker on "There is an "I" in Exercise: Leveraging Smartphones to Understand Time-Varying Intra-Individual Antecedents of Exercise Behavior"

BIOS forum on November 17: Yi Li

Join the department of epidemiology and biostatistics for a seminar by Yi Li on "Conditional Networks: A New Framework for Integrative Analyses."

EPID/BIOS department hosts guest lecture by Carola Otth

Join the department of epidemiology and biostatistics November 8 for a seminar by Carola Otth on Neuropathogenesis by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1"

Epidemiology brown bag seminar series on November 6

The Epidemiology Brown Bag Seminar Series presents the Cancer Prevention and Control Program Colloquium: Development and Validation of Children's Dietary Inflammatory Index

BIOS forum on October 16: Steph-Yves Louis

Join the department of epidemiology and biostatistics for a seminar by Steph-Yves Louis on "YAGI: a tool to help newcomers to SAS, R, or STATA efficiently learn code and syntax."

October 24 Tech Tuesday Talk: Colleen McBride on breakthroughs in behavioral science

Join TecHealth for for a seminar by Colleen McBride on "Prospects for Breakthroughs in Behavioral Science: Is There a Role for Genomics?"

Epidemiology brown bag seminar series on October 9

Join the department of epidemiology and biostatistics for a seminar by Anthony Alberg on "Examples of the continued role of epidemiology in generating the evidence-base to guide tobacco control policy."

Vernberg Lecture features Lawrence Green on November 16

University of California, San Francisco professor emeritus Lawrence Green will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series on November 16.

September 26 Tech Tuesday Talk: Diane Ehlers on just-in-time technology

Join TecHealth for a seminar by Diane Ehlers on "Just-in-Time: Using Digital Technology and Real Time, Real World Assessment to Shift how Behavioral Scientists Design Interventions"

Join us for an online chat about Arnold School graduate programs and degrees

We invite prospective students to chat with departmental representatives and admissions staff in a live virtual setting. Learn more about our individual programs and degrees or discuss the application process.

Call for Abstracts: Nineteenth International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations

The FFF2018 scientific committee welcomes your abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Abstract submissions window for oral presentation is September 4 - December 2017 and for poster presentation is September 4 2017 - March 1 2018.

Cancer Community Plans to Rally for Research

The local cancer community - researchers, university leaders, and students - will gather on Tuesday, August 29 for a Rally for Research to call on Congress to reject any cuts to federal cancer research funding and support increased budget for this lifesaving work.

2nd annual Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture to feature Brian Saelens

Join the Arnold School of Public Health on October 12 for the Childhood Obesity 2017 Lecture Series focusing on: Reducing costs and improving efficacy for pediatric weight management? An alternative really family-based treatment approach.

Campus and Community Lecture by Charles Eisenstein on September 25: What is the New Normal?

Join the Arnold School of Public Health's Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Office of the Dean; School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment; Sustainable Midlands; and Columbia Resilience for this event.

USC PRC Symposium on July 27: Implementing and Sustaining Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs in Faith-based Settings

The USC Prevention Research Center invites to you attend a symposium that will examine factors related to putting faith-based, evidence-based programs into practice, using the Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) program as a model.

Study Recruitment: A watermelon focused dietary inflammatory index counseling system to reduce systemic inflammation

You're invited to see if you qualify to participate in a 12-week Connecting Health Innovations (CHI) intervention study to learn about healthy eating, specifically focusing on watermelon.

Graduate Scholar in Aging Opportunity: Arnold School announces first annual Graduate Scholar in Aging Research Awards Program

Through the generous support of Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold, the Arnold School of Public Health is committed to developing future leaders in aging research. In response, the School has established this awards program which will recognize up to two outstanding graduate students.

IMAGINE Counseling System - Registration Extended!

IMAGINE is a fun and engaging program focused on reducing chronic inflammation through dietary changes, increased physical activity, and stress management. The program consists of 12 weekly sessions followed by 9 optional monthly booster sessions

Catherine E. Heigel to speak at the Arnold School Hooding Ceremony on May 4

Catherine Heigel, the director of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, will speak at the 2017 Arnold School Hooding Ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 4 at the Koger Center for the Arts. Student, faculty, and alumni awards will also be presented.

2nd Annual Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Emerging Scholar In Childhood Obesity Graduate Student Research Award

The Arnold School of Public Health is pleased to announce the second annual Emerging Scholar in Childhood Obesity graduate research awards.


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