CLEMSON – Clemson University chemistry professor R. Kenneth Marcus has been named a Fellow to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday. The title recognizes academic inventors who have made an “impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society” with the inventions they’ve patented. In becoming an NAI […]
CLEMSON – Along with the appointment of three new Associate Deans, the Dean’s Office in the College of Science has chosen four other faculty and staff members to lead the College in its ScienceForward initiatives. Nationally renowned scholar, educator and mentor Robert Anholt has been named Director of Faculty Excellence for the College of Science. […]
Medical Beam Laboratories LLC, a company recently formed by researchers from Clemson University’s Medical Physics lab, has been awarded the InnoVision Award for Technology Development for its work in advanced robotic radiosurgery.
CLEMSON – Two undergraduate students in biological sciences – Haley Krachman and Maddie Eastman – received the first disbursements of the Dr. Alfred P. Wheeler Scholarship Endowment at a luncheon held on Dec. 1. The endowment was established in 2013 in honor of professor Alfred “Hap” Wheeler, who was the department chair of biological sciences […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Renovated office space and the launch of an emeritus faculty involvement program – Emeritus Scholars – has brought new life to the Emeritus College at Clemson University. When Dwaine Eubanks, professor emeritus of chemistry, was named director of the Emeritus College in May 2016, he knew the statistics about Clemson emeriti […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science, having just recently surpassed its inaugural year, has appointed three faculty members to Associate Dean positions in the Dean’s Office. They will begin their roles starting in January 2018. Apparao M. Rao, an R.A. Bowen Professor in the department of physics and astronomy and the director of the Clemson […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Clemson University students, faculty and staff rallied together on Nov. 29 to protest a clause in the tax reform bill that is currently being proposed by the federal government. The clause, as it currently stands, would add to the tax burden of graduate students at universities throughout the nation. At Clemson […]
CLEMSON – Twenty years ago, Terry Tritt taught his first class as a Clemson faculty member. It was a general physics course, packed with hundreds of undergraduate science and engineering students – and when Tritt cracked a joke, his audience wasn’t moved. “Everybody was looking at me real seriously. Nobody was smiling. And I thought: […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The first-ever disbursement of the Dr. Frederick S. Mandel ’78 Quasi-Endowment has been gifted to six graduate students in the department of chemistry. Announced on Nov. 13, Bukola Saheed, Ashley Dickey, Muskendol Novoa, Htoo Paing, Paige Reed and Khadijatul Kobra are the first recipients of the Mandel Fellowship, a gift established […]
CLEMSON – The life and legacy of Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani will be celebrated on Nov. 30 in an event arranged by the Clemson Iranian Student Association and the student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics. Mirzakhani was a professor of mathematics at Stanford University and a 2014 winner of the Fields Medal […]
By observing the foraging habits of a New World monkey called a golden lion tamarin, assistant professor Lisa Rapaport was able to uncover evidence of adult tamarins actively teaching their young.
A Clemson professor, an alumnus, a former CCIT staff member and two current students have unveiled a computer software that can sort genes to better understand how they interact to cause disease.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 5th Annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) meeting was held on Oct. 19-20 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab, bringing together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in North America for coffee and collaboration. Hosted by Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC), the meeting is held […]
WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina – In 2006, Ashley Rickey graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in microbiology, a degree path she chose as the foundation for a medical career. Rickey knew from her high school days that she wanted to be a physician, so it was no surprise when she began medical school at […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, which showcases the scope of diversity among STEM scientists, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 lecture series. “TIGERS ADVANCE: Transforming the Institution through Gender Equity, Retention and Support” is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at reducing gender inequality […]