University of South Carolina

UofSC releases updated coronavirus data

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The University of South Carolina has released its latest COVID-19 numbers, as of September 17. According to the UofSC coronavirus dashboard, there are 170 current active cases on campus, 164 of which are students. 1,468 tests have been conducted since Tuesday, 59 of which came back positive. With nearly 300 tests still pending, the percent positive rate…

USC releases details on new alcohol policy at Basketball games at CLA

University of South Carolina Athletics released details on new alcohol policy at Colonial Life Arena

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– You can have a beer or glass of wine in the New year at basketball games at Colonial Life Arena. The University of South Carolina released details on the new alcohol policy. According to South Carolina Athletics officials, the sale of beer and wine will begin with the women’s basketball game on Thursday, January 2. Officials say…

New UofSC president says he’s eager to work with students, faculty

Caslen says great leadership is contingent on how well he works with "Team Carolina"

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –In his introductory press conference, Bob Caslen said he is eager to move past the controversy surrounding his appointment and help the students and faculty succeed in any way he can. After he learned that the Board of Trustees wanted to move on with the search to find their next president, Bob Caslen considered other jobs. In…

University of South Carolina coming together in wake of student death

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The University of South Carolina is coming together to help students in wake of Senior Samantha Josephson’s death. According to its Twitter page UofSC student health posted “Counselors will be available from 2:00- 8:00 pm Sunday at the Center for Health & Well-Being. Counseling is here for you 24/7 at 803-777-5223.” University President Harris Pastides posted a…

USC Economic Outlook Conference: 2018 Looking Strong

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Looking ahead to the new year, economic forecasters say South Carolina’s economy is expected to be strong in 2018. Economists at the University of South Carolina have released their annual outlook for the state. Nearly 250 business and community leaders were on hand for the 37th annual Economic Outlook Conference. The economists say, looking ahead, they don’t see…

Exclusive Series: Lab at USC Leading Field of Marijuana Research

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As medical marijuana clears its first hurdles inside the State House, the debate over research into its effects on health has reignited. It turns out, that one lab at the University of South Carolina has been leading the field for years. Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti, Vice President for Research at the University, led one of the first teams in…

Watch: USC Students Move in this weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– It’s that time of year when the parking lots start to fill up and the traffic becomes a little more congested downtown. We’re talking about the start of a new school year and move in time at the University of South Carolina. According to USC, 31,000 is the estimated student population on the Columbia campus. Move in…