Kathy Dubber was falling all the time. Though she hasn’t had a major injury yet, it still scared her. And with both knees now replaced, it’s more difficult for her to get up from a low chair or the floor. “I felt like I could use some more mobility,” said Dubber, who lives in Walhalla. […]
Clemson criminal justice professor Bryan Miller is set to travel to Finland next month to study how the country’s justice system responds to online and new drug markets. As one of more than 30 Americans to participate in the Fulbright Finland program, Miller will spend five months at the University of Tampere, where he will […]
The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]
Last year, Doug Cecil drove his mother, Bettye, from Spartanburg to Clemson to look at renovation plans for the Clemson University School of Nursing’s simulation lab. On the drive home, after reviewing the blueprints and touring the second floor of Edwards Hall, he asked his mother if she was happy with the plans. “She said […]
The Clemson University School of Nursing recently honored eight individuals who have been champions for the program through the years since the school first began accepting students in 1968. The school has established a Hall of Fame, and the first honorees inducted earlier in November included the former deans and directors of the program as […]
After the first semester of her freshman year, Lindsay Bryda changed her major to political science. She had taken a course with political science professor Laura Olson, Ph.D., and fell in love with the subject matter. This change led to her studying abroad in the Balkans through a class in the political science department and […]
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored five individuals for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of local, state and national parks during the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 23. Among those honored were a U.S. National Park Service regional director, the leader of an African-American […]
Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly organization for social scientists who study religion. It sponsors an annual conference each fall and publishes the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, which Olson edited for five years.
Obesity isn't merely a health problem. In communities where four out of 10 adults are obese, it's a health crisis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Clemson University and land-grant institutions in 14 other states have teamed up to tackle that crisis in some of the hardest-hit counties.
Clemson University faculty members Thomas Britt, Ph.D., and Dev Arya, Ph.D., are the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Greenville Health System department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from […]
For Michelle Munson, Camp Sunshine is better than Christmas. Michelle, the daughter of Don and Elizabeth Munson of Simpsonville, has autism and myotonic muscular dystrophy, making it hard for her to attend typical summer camps. But for the past 10 years, Michelle has had a chance to be an average child when Don and Elizabeth […]
Beginning this fall, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences faculty will participate in departmental and college-level mentoring programs that will provide them with opportunities to attend a wide array of educational workshops in an effort to enhance professional development opportunities for faculty. The college-level program is designed to complement work already being done in […]
Jason Chavis never expected to work at a university, much less graduate from one. His road to Clemson was not easy. He grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington, and came from a divorced family. He hated school and had bad grades. Historically, education wasn’t a priority in his family. His father got his GED after […]
Rachel Mayo knows something about being a young breast cancer survivor. Now the Clemson University public health researcher, who has dedicated her professional life to helping women prevent, identify and survive cancer, will combine her personal and professional experience as a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.
The Clemson University Nursing building, a $31.5 million education and research facility housing an expansion of Clemson’s baccalaureate nursing program at Greenville Health System (GHS), is open. A collaborative effort between GHS and Clemson, the program will help the two entities meet a growing need for nurses.