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 […]
CLEMSON – More than 150 viewers packed McKissick Theatre on Tuesday night to watch Clemson University’s free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral.” Following the eye-opening film, the inspired crowd interacted with a panel of scientists moderated by Clemson associate professor and marine biologist Michael Childress and including Ph.D. candidate Kylie Smith, graduate […]
Students from the College of Science’s department of chemistry hosted an outreach event titled “Fun with Chemistry" that drew more than 150 to Liberty Library.
CLEMSON – George Hamilton, a second-year graduate student in the College of Science’s department of physics and astronomy, has received a three-month fellowship to conduct research this summer at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf in Germany. The research will strengthen the collaboration between Hugo Sanabria’s lab at Clemson University and Claus A. M. Seidel’s group at […]
Clemson University is hosting a free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral,” which features divers, photographers and scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of why coral reefs are in dramatic decline throughout the world.
LIBERTY – Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a gummy worm? Well, now’s your chance. “Fun with Chemistry,” presented by undergraduate and graduate chemistry students from Clemson University’s College of Science, will teach children 8-13 years old how to do several hands-on experiments and get excited about chemistry. The event will be […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) celebrated its five-year anniversary Wednesday with a spirited discussion about the College of Science center’s latest explorations into biomedical research. Then came the cutting of the cake – and the fun continued. A special guest joined the crowd to express his thanks for everything EPIC has […]
Clemson authors, scientists to hold pair of upcoming events for keepsake eclipse book.
Authors Ron Rash, Drew Lanham, Nic Brown and Jim Melvin will be joined by astronomer Amber Porter from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes and Noble in the Hendrix Student Center to interact with readers and sign copies of “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.”
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Amber Porter and Jim Melvin entertained about 50 members of the Clemson Fellowship Club on Tuesday night with a slideshow presentation and subsequent Q/A session about the commemorative book titled “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.” Porter is a lecturer in the department of physics and […]
GREENVILLE – Media specialists Jim Melvin and Wanda Johnson appeared on WSPA-TV’s “Your Carolina” on Dec. 19 to discuss the College of Science’s commemorative book titled “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.” Melvin, who is the director of communications for the College of Science, and Johnson, who is a media strategist for […]
“Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget,” a commemorative book about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, debuted Monday, just in time for the holidays.