McNair Center Research

Jan
25

Belle Baruch Institute Celebrates Retirement; Welcomes New Co-Director

Housed within FMU’s McNair Institute for Research and Service, The Belle Baruch Institute for South Carolina Studies (BISCS) was established in 2017 by a unique partnership between Francis Marion University, Coastal Carolina University, and the Belle W. Baruch Foundation at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown, SC. Dr. Lynn Hanson, Professor Emeritus of English at FMU, was […]

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Nov
11

Hobcaw Barony Conservation Project Begins

Jerel Dawkins, a sophomore in mechanical engineering, has begun a project with FMU’s Belle Baruch Institute for South Carolina Studies (BISCS) at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown, SC. He plans to use 3-D printing and reverse engineering to design and manufacture replicas of the late Belle Baruch’s equestrian medals. The project is super-vised by Dr. Rahul [...]

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Sep
23

McNair Institute for Research and Service presents Teaching and Learning Seminar

In early 2022, The McNair Institute commissioned a study on the consequences of COVID-19 on student engagement and learning in the Pee Dee. On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Drs. Megan Haggard, Kiley Molinari, Jared Stewart-Ginsburg, and Stephanie Williams shared preliminary findings from their "Covid Consequences" project at the FMU Faculty Teaching and Learning Seminar. During [...]

By Suzanne Henderson | McNair Center . McNair Center Research
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