August 24, 2006, was a day of infamy for those who grew up having learned that a far-out icy body in the solar system – Pluto – was the ninth and final planet in our solar system. It was on this day that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted to demote Pluto from “planet” to “dwarf planet,” and the scientist who incited that change is coming to Clemson to speak about it.
CLEMSON – Marie Vitulli, Professor Emerita of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was the invited speaker for the Jan. 25 spring kickoff of the TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series. Vitulli’s lecture, titled “Algebra and Geometry Throughout History: A Symbiotic Relationship,” discussed the early beginnings of algebra and geometry in the Babylonian and Greek eras, […]
CLEMSON – In the pursuit of faculty and research excellence, the College of Science has rounded up a series of renowned scientists who will be on campus in Spring 2019 to share their stories and their studies. Here are the highlights: College of Science Lectures “Successful Scientific Publishing” – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Madren […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science is piloting a new seminar series in spring 2019, intended to equip SCIENCE students with the professional development skills they need to find enrichment opportunities available across the University. Dubbed SciencePREP – “Promoting Research, Engagement and Professionalism” – the seminar series was spearheaded by a collaboration between the College of Science’s Student Services and […]
It was thought that Mojave rattlesnakes with hemorrhagic venom only lived in Arizona, but new research from Clemson University scientists documents hemorrhagic and neurotoxic venom types throughout the U.S. and Mexico, and even hybrid venom in which one snake exhibits both types.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Teaching staff and administrators from Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Michigan were on campus Friday, Dec. 7 to tour the University’s innovative SCALE-UP classroom, located in Cooper Library, Room 200-B. The team traveled more than 800 miles to see firsthand how Clemson is reshaping instruction for its students in hopes of […]
Clemson's resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.
CLEMSON – College of Science senior lecturer Amy Pope was honored during halftime of the Clemson-Louisville football game on Nov. 3 as the P.A.W. Journey Professor of the Game. Pope was selected as part of the Guest Professor Program put on by the P.A.W. Journey. Headed by Jeff Davis, P.A.W. Journey works to develop Clemson […]
CLEMSON – Mila K. Marshall, a Ph.D. candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Illinois-Chicago, was the featured speaker at the Nov. 13 installment of the Diversity in SCIENCE Seminar Series. Marshall earned her B.S. degree in environmental biology with dual minors in chemistry and geography from Chicago State University in 2009 […]
CLEMSON –The 6th annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) Meeting was held on Oct. 24-26 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab. This event brought together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in the country, helping them make connections with other researchers involved in the cell biology of various eukaryotic pathogens. Clemson University’s […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science hosted its inaugural homecoming tailgate on Oct. 20, welcoming alumni back to campus to share in food, fun and fellowship as a Clemson Family. “We have five departments that we brought together in 2016 to create our new College of Science,” Dean Cynthia Y. Young said. “Normally our scientists […]
New research stemming from scientists at Clemson University has optimized a novel imaging technique that could help doctors better visualize tumors. The research – published recently in the International Journal of Nanomedicine – expanded upon a technique known as multi-photon imaging, which uses near-infrared light to excite fluorescent molecules that are injected near the site of a tumor.
CLEMSON – Clemson University undergraduate sophomore Jordan Childs of biological sciences understands the importance of creating professional connections early in his education to help with his future career goals. At the fourth annual “Tigers on Call” event on Sept. 28, students like Childs who are interested in pursuing careers in healthcare had the opportunity to […]
CLEMSON – Carlos D. Garcia, a professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – one of the highest recognitions for a chemist. The title recognizes Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry who have been in a senior position […]
Vincent Richards, an assistant professor of biology at Clemson University, has received an NIH grant to study the association between tooth decay and HIV infection in a population of children from Nigeria.