- Shelby Kerr, a Mount Pleasant, S.C., resident who graduates on Saturday from Winthrop with a biology degree, spent the last few months studying the life span and reproductive cycle of the stink bug.
- Scientists believe the brown marmorated stink bug (scientific name, Halyomorpha halys) was brought to America from China and has slowly migrated down the East Coast to South Carolina and even out West.
Winthrop University, "Senior Biology Major Conducted Stink Bug Research and Shared Her Findings" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 263.