South Carolina News Briefing

June 19, 2019

UofSC, Clemson Researchers Use Drones To Make S.C. Bridges Safer
Greenville Business Magazine
Researchers at the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing and Clemson’s College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences are working together to study how drones and robots can be used to better assess South Carolina’s 9,401 bridges.

Should You Take Your Own Advice?
Psychology Tooday
What would you tell your younger self? That’s what researchers Robin Kowalski and Annie McCord at Clemson University, wanted to know.
Picked up by: Big Think

Duke engineers develop system to stop drones delivering contraband to prisons
WRAL Tech Wire
Mary “Missy” Cummings, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke, received a National Science Foundation grant in partnership with landscape architects at Clemson University to develop an affordable and aesthetic system for deterring unwanted drones.
Picked up by: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle  

How to grow the best tasting strawberries
According to studies at Clemson University, South Carolina, strawberries grown through a red plastic mulch produced fruit significantly better.

Colleges of Business and Science collaborate to offer data analytics master’s degree
GSA Biz Wire
Business and science are joining forces at Clemson University to satisfy a marketplace appetite for business professionals who are

They’re Poaching Baby Elephants Now!
Texas Fish & Game Magazine
A research project  operated by Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and Clemson University scientists is showing shocking and increasing poaching of Asian elephants in one of their last strongholds. And baby elephants are being targeted for the first time.

Clemson to Close McHugh Natatorium Indefinitely
Clemson University has announced that it will be closing it’s only campus pool, McHugh Natatorium, after July 31st of this year with no current plans to re-open.

Clemson police ask people to be vigilant after 3 recent armed robberies involving man in hoodie armed with silver gun
FOX Carolina
Clemson police are asking people to remain vigilant after three recent armed robberies.

Glaser makes Clemson University dean’s list
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Molly A. Glaser, of Winthrop, has been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list at Clemson University. Glaser is an architecture major.


Congressman Jeff Duncan found Clemson class ring he lost 8 years ago in his yard
FOX Carolina
US Rep. Jeff Duncan said he uncovered an unexpected Father’s Day gift on Sunday. He said he found his Clemson class of 1988 ring after losing it in his yard eight years ago.


Suspended Clemson football player Zach Giella no longer on team
Greenville News
Zach Giella’s football career at Clemson is officially over.

Wanted by coach Monte Lee: ‘Fiery, emotional’ leaders for Clemson baseball
Charleston Post Courier
Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee wrestled with the question before finally pinning down his answer. Was a season in which the Tigers went 35-26 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament a success?


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