In the News

“Gov. Haley hopes India trip brings jobs, tourists to SC”

Governor touts UofSC achievements in economic development travels --The State

“BMW’s success story spurs North Carolina officials to lure an automaker”

North Carolina using results from economy impact study to land automaker --Charlotte Observer

“Killings by cops apparently going up; killings of cops going down”

Reporting practices in small police agencies not uniform, expert says (feat. Geoff Alpert, criminology) --Washington Post

“Community builder: Midlands woman using books to help the homeless”

Alum expands graduate project to make long term impact on homeless --WIS-TV

“Why you don’t need to count calories to lose weight”

Vegan diet offers best health benefits, research shows (feat. Brie Turner-McGrievy, public health) --Cosmopolitan

“Columbia builders busy in Q4”

UofSC McNair Center adding to growth in Columbia --Columbia Regional Business Report

“’Julius Caesar’ at Folger Theatre”

UofSC Director Reimagines Onstage Tragedy (feat. Robert Richmond, theater) --Washington Post

“The hands of fate”

Dawn Staley poised to take women’s basketball to next level --Free Times

“No slumping, sophomores: 11 ways to get ahead in your 2nd year”

Sophomore year is a good time to declare a major, says director for student engagement (feat. Jimmie Gahagan, student engagement) --Nerd Wallet

“Federal judge strikes down SC gay marriage ban”

Next moves in SC same sex marriage case explained by law professor (feat. Derek Black, law) --WLTX-TV

“New on campus: the three year degree”

UofSC one of three schools to offer accelerated education options --Wall Street Journal

“A new kind of ‘sex talk’ for older men and women”

(feat. Sue Levkoff, social work) --The State

“Inflammatory diet linked to colon cancer, metabolic risk”

Study shows that inflammatory diet associated with cancer risk (feat. Susan Steck, public health) --Psychology Today

“Drowning in data”

Professor discusses growth in adoption of technology use in nearly all activities (feat. Doug Fisher, journalism) --Free Times

“Scott makes history: SC elects first African American to Senate”

Expert: African American Senate elect shows changing face of GOP (feat. Bobby Donaldson, history) --The State

“Best of the enemy is better”

Innovative design gives new Darla Moore School of Business distinctive look (feat. Dan Ostergaard, international business) --Columbia Metropolitan

“Startup Weekend to feature idea blitz”

UofSC sponsoring Startup Weekend for entrepreneurs --Columbia Regional Business Report

“USC presents documentary about rise of digital age within government, courts”

Law professor discusses importance of understanding technology (feat. Elizabeth Chambliss, law) --ColaDaily

“How do you frighten political strongmen? Teach journalism”

Detainment of journalism workshop presenters highlights change in reporter education (feat. Randy Covington, journalism) --The Conversation

“USC to share in award for nuclear R&D project”

--Columbia Regional Business Report

“SC economic update from the Moore School”

(feat. Joey von Nessen, economics) --SC ETV

“Offshore wind energy taking the next steps in South Carolina”

UofSC partnering to make wind energy in state a reality --The State

“Native American Heritage Month opens with coastal event”

McKissick Museum hosts exhibit, events to celebrate Native American Heritage Month --The State

“The 104 smartest public colleges in America”

UofSC in top 50 smartest public colleges in America --Business Insider

“EngenuitySC report: Midlands poised to be ‘economically competitive’ in Southeast”

President Pastides praises findings that Midlands region on the economic upswing --ColaDaily

“How safe is your food?”

Food safety expert inspects UofSC tailgates (feat. Neal Smoak, HRSM) --Good Morning America

“Archaeologists uncover history at Congaree Creek Battlefield”

UofSC archaeologists partner to discover local Civil War history --Columbia Star

“Two doctor visits a year linked to better blood pressure control”

Professor discusses benefits for regular doctor visits (feat. Brent Egan, medicine) --Chicago Tribune

“Disney workers appeal firing over sweaty costumes”

Professor discusses power of union for Disney performers (feat. Scott Smith, HRSM) --Orlando Sentinel

“Elmore Leonard’s papers (and Hawaiian shirts) go to university”

UofSC to be permanent home for crime fiction author’s archives --New York Times

“Paul Taylor Dance Company brings ‘highest quality of modern dance’ to Columbia”

World renowned modern dance company to teach, perform with UofSC dancers (feat. Susan Anderson, dance) --The State

“Darla Moore School of International Business celebrating 40 years”

(feat. Hildy Teegan, international business) --WSPA-TV

“Midlands business, civic leaders to be honored for service”

TRIO program director to be honored for service by Urban League (feat. Paul Beasley, TRIO) --The State

“First HBO, then CBS offer streaming. Is this the end of the cable bundle?”

HBO’s al la carte announcement is a sign of traditional cable model disruption, professor says (feat. Mark Tatge, journalism) --Christian Science Monitor

“Elmore Leonard archives headed to S. Carolina”

UofSC expands crime fiction collections with addition of Elmore Leonard archives (feat. Tom McNally, libraries) --Detroit Free Press

“Finally, Columbia gets its 500-seat performance hall”

Concert hall in Moore School debuts to community excitement --Free Times

“Life sciences industry gets traction in Greenville”

School of Medicine’s Greenville campus in prime position as life sciences expand in Upstate --Greenville News

“40 years and still coming back for Moore”

(feat. Hildy Teegen, international business) --Daily Gamecock

“South Carolina’s countdown to same-sex marriage”

Law professor discusses pending same-sex marriage case timeline (feat. Marcia Zug, law) --Free Times

“Columbia Chamber gala and auction”

President Pastides recognized as Columbia Chamber Ambassador of Year --WIS-TV

“What did the Civil War smell like?”

Historian uses five senses to write about how the Civil War was experienced (feat. Mark M. Smith, history) --Chronicle of Higher Education

"Duo brings great Southern flavors back from near extinction"

Research, perseverance bring Southern staples back to the dinner table (feat. David Shields, English) --The Splendid Table

“Breakfast celebrates community engagement”

UofSC breakfast brings together community partners (feat. Jimmie Gahagan, student engagement) --WLTX

“Robot assistance or robot invasion?”

UofSC researcher creates robots that give Grandma a helping hand (feat. Jenay Beer, computer science and social work) --SCETV Radio

“Troopers, public at risk from State Police cruiser crashes”

Researcher discusses high costs, rate of police vehicle accidents (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --Boston Globe

“SCOTUS’ same-sex marriage decision could impact SC”

Fourth Circuit rulings will stand in same-sex marriage decision, professor says (feat. Donald Songer, law) --WLTX-TV

“Restaurant sexual harassment: how to prevent it”

Management key in sexual harassment prevention in service industry, professor says (feat. Robin DiPietro, hospitality) --USA Today

“Political differences? Just blame biology”

Studies find that political differences, values may be genetically wired --Charlotte Observer

Brighter hiring prospects for UofSC business grads

(feat. William Coxe, business) --Bloomberg Businessweek

UofSC is home to one of top law professors in U.S.

(feat. Susan Kuo, law) --National Law Journal ($)

“Practice does not make perfect”

Research finds that both genetics and practice factor into talents (feat. Fernanda Ferreira, John M Henderson, psychology) --Slate

"Ignite to feature Wordless News creator, other Columbia entrepreneurs"

Entrepreneurial contest inspires community, UofSC students in start up pursuits --Free Times

"Fukushima radiation still poisoning insects"

Expert discusses Japanese group's findings on radiation tainted insects (feat. Tim Mousseau, biology) --Science

"Businesses reporting rising healthcare costs"

Study finds that heathcare costs are rising for employers, employees --WLTX-TV

"Keeping sorghum syrup tradition alive in South Carolina"

UofSC food historian has a hand in passing on SC sorghum syrup tradition (feat. David Shields, English) --Post and Courier

"Christie to test presidential waters in SC"

(feat. Mark Tompkins, political science) --Wall Street Journal ($)

"Why To Exercise Today, For Men: High Blood Pressure Hits Much Later"

(feat. Xuemei Sui, public health) --NPR Boston

"USC professor named to 2020 Mars mission team"

(feat. Mike Angel, chemistry) --WIS-TV

"Constitution Day"

UofSC historian gives appreciation to fluid language in Constitution (feat. Fritz Hamer, South Caroliniana Library) --WFXB-TV

"USC law school dean: $80M building a launching point"

(feat. Robert, Wilcox, law) --Columbia Regional Business Report

"By the numbers: search NIH grant data by institution"

UofSC among institutions that have received notable increases in NIH grant funding --NPR

"Author Simms still teaching"

Editorial: UofSC Libraries project digitizes work of author Simms --Post and Courier

"Chick-fil-A icon's death signals fast-food shift"

Millennials not looking for parent's fast food experience, professor says (feat. Robin DiPietro, HRSM) --USA Today

"SC business update from John 'SwampFox' Warner"

Federal investment in USC Technology Incubator anticipated to make significant economic impact --SC ETV Radio

"Oklahoma's public schools are starting the year in legal limbo"

Professor discusses unconstitutional threats being used against Oklahoma schools (feat. Derek Black, law) --Washington Post

"SEC symposium Q&A with Dr. Russ Pate"

UofSC to host symposium highlighting research in obesity issues (feat. Russ Pate, public health) --SEC Sports

"Key factor in police shootings: 'reasonable fear'"

Professor discusses analysis of reasonable fear in police activities (feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) --New York Times

"Graying of SC prisons will cost state's taxpayers"

Housing aging prisoners comes at high cost to taxpayers, professor says (feat. John Burrow, criminology) --The State

"Players, leagues benefitting from sports injury study"

Study suggests quality coaching lessens injury risks (feat. Jim Mensch, athletic training) --The State

"How social media has turned us into war monsters"

Professor discusses how people act on Facebook regarding controversial opinions (feat. Mo Jang, mass communications) --Huffington Post