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Readers say Taylor’s shirt not a barrier to women in STEM

Respondents to this week’s GSA reader poll said European Space Agency physicist Matt Taylor’s controversial shirt did not present a barrier to women in STEM by a nearly 3-1 margin. Last week’s Shirtgate raised questions about sexism and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Read More...


Clemson rethinking building design for Charleston architecture center

Clemson University withdrew its application to build the Spaulding Paolozzi Center on the corner of Meeting and George streets in downtown Charleston. (Rendering/Clemson University/Allied Works Architecture)Clemson University withdrew its application to the city of Charleston’s Board of Architectural Review for the design of an architecture and historic preservation center. Several community groups filed a lawsuit against the board and Clemson after the center received the first two of three needed approvals.  Read More...


Upstate entrepreneur pleads guilty in grant theft case

Greenville businessman Brian Morin pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of theft of government funds in connection with a National Science Foundation grant administered to Morin’s former company, Innegrity LLC. Morin faces a maximum possible penalty of one year in prison and a fine of $5,000. Read More...


Winthrop Poll shows big gender gap on workplace opportunities

A Winthrop University Poll of South Carolinians found that 43% of men who responded believe there are worse job opportunities for women than for men with similar education and experience. Among the 852 adult respondents, 65.6% of female respondents say job opportunities for women are worse. Read More...