We are proud to announce that Abby Delnoce has won the DoD SMART Scholarship. You can read her full story in the article: CSE student becomes fourth Gamecock to ever receive DoD SMART Scholarship.
At the AI Institute of the University of South Carolina, my colleagues and I have processed more than 700 million social media posts since the beginning of March and more than 700,000 news articles about the COVID-19 pandemic. We are monitoring these information sources to capture the evolving human experience in the U.S. during the pandemic. We have found troubling indications of a growing mental health crisis and an increase in social ills such as substance abuse and gender-based violence.From "We’re measuring online conversation to track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic" by Dr. Sheth.
This year the students in the Senior Capstone course developed 35 apps either for industrial clients, for USC members, or for themselves. There were:
Hunter Damron, a junior in CS, has received an honorable mention for the Computer Research Association’s 2020 Undergraduate Researcher Award. Read the full story here.