GREENVILLE – Dr. Apparao Rao of the College of Science was a featured speaker at TEDxGreenville 2018 on April 6 in the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre. The all-day event is known for taking its audiences on an intellectual and emotional roller coaster with presenters that “delight, challenge, question, answer, disrupt and enlighten.” Rao’s presentation was titled “Make […]
CLEMSON – Five students from the College of Science took a U.S. Military Oath of Office followed by the Silver Dollar Salute during Clemson University’s Joint Commissioning Ceremony at Tillman Hall on Wednesday (May 9). Forty students in Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) were honored at the Joint Ceremony, […]
CLEMSON – The department of mathematical sciences hosted the seventh annual Clemson AP Statistics Practice Exam on Saturday (May 5). Almost 200 students from 15 area high schools participated in the event, which provided the students with a free mock exam experience in preparation for the upcoming AP Statistics exam. The students also had a […]
CLEMSON – With minds as sharp as pencils, more than 700 eager students descended on the campus of Clemson University to attend the 39th Annual Biology Merit Exam on Friday (April 27). The longtime mega-event, which recognizes and promotes outstanding achievement among middle and high school students in South Carolina, is sponsored by the department […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Dec. 12, 2017, Clemson chemistry professor R. Kenneth Marcus was named a Fellow to the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI). On April 11, 2018, he received Congressional Record recognition on the floor of Congress. U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland read aloud the names of the 155 inventors – including […]
CLEMSON – Clemson’s second-ever Spring Fling took place on April 14, bringing alumni and Clemson fans to campus in a sea of orange. Created by the Clemson Alumni Association in 2017, Spring Fling reunited alumni who participated in Greek organizations, intramural teams, sports teams and other student activities with their former classmates. The event was […]
CLEMSON – Two standout graduate students from the College of Science will be presented university-wide awards at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 10. Clemson University’s Graduate School has awarded the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (GRA) to Yunhui Peng of the department of physics and astronomy. Huixi Li of the department of mathematical sciences has […]
Jim Melvin, director of communications and marketing for Clemson University’s College of Science, has won a silver medal in the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence’s critique and awards program.
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Friday (April 6) at the IPTAY Suite in Memorial Stadium. An assembly of standout students received a variety of prestigious awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. More than 50 – including parents, faculty and staff – […]
CLEMSON – They say that time flies – and in the case of Tracy Clark, truer words have never been spoken. Clark said her goodbyes at a farewell party Wednesday afternoon after a four-month stint as Executive in Residence and Interim Chief of Strategy and Operations (CSO) for the College of Science. “This moment arrived […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 97th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) created quite the buzz during its recent appearance on the campus of Clemson University, attracting 542 attendees from 115 colleges and universities throughout its five-state region. The conference was hosted by the College of Science’s department […]
Sean Brittain, an astrophysicist who studies the stars but who is also deeply grounded in supporting students and enhancing diversity and inclusion, has been named chair of the department of physics and astronomy in the College of Science at Clemson University.
CLEMSON – University of New Mexico professor and former Clemson University student Jeffrey Rack held a seminar Thursday afternoon in Hunter Hall about light-activated switches called photochromic compounds. The event was hosted by the department of chemistry. Rack received his undergraduate degree in Clemson’s department of chemistry in 1991. He did his undergraduate research under […]
In its ongoing efforts to advance science through discovery, learning and engagement, Clemson University’s College of Science has hired an experienced business executive to partner with the founding dean and leadership team.
CLEMSON – First, there was Calculus Fight Club, which has been a staple of the College of Science’s department of mathematical sciences since 2015. Next up? Chemistry Fight Club, which is the department of chemistry’s new version of the innovative pre-exam study sessions run by students. And if its first-ever meeting is any indication, Chemistry […]