The whirring of pneumatic wrenches filled the Komatsu plant in Newberry, South Carolina as four Clemson University students made their way past workers assembling yellow forklifts. A woman noticed the students’ bright orange hard hats and greeted them with the two words every Clemson diehard likes to hear. “Go Tigers!” she yelled. It was a […]
Everyone knows that singing into a microphone produces sound, but one that also creates light will be in downtown Greenville this weekend, as Clemson University helps one of the nation’s top arts festivals celebrate its 15th anniversary. Clemson’s STEAM Exhibit is returning to Artisphere with several new attractions, including a sweater dotted with LED lights that transforms musical notes into light.
Two Clemson University Ph.D. students are headed to national labs this summer to conduct research after the U.S. Department of Energy selected them for a program that provides a monthly stipend up to $3,000. Robert Underwood will be going Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, and Allison Yaguchi is headed for National Renewable Energy Laboratory near […]
Their faces lit up the scoreboard, they patted Howard’s Rock and they celebrated by the end zone. Some of Clemson University’s top alumni gathered in Memorial Stadium on the night of April 25 for the annual showcase gala of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Three of the college’s alumni were inducted into […]
Morgan Witherspoon said the Fort Mill community embraced her family when a brain tumor claimed the life of her 12-year-old sister, Jenna. The town couldn’t bring Jenna back, but several of its residents kept her legacy alive by doing what they could — raising money in her name to help other children who face some […]
CLEMSON — Three Clemson University seniors who are headed to graduate school and three alumni who are in graduate school are receiving one of the nation’s top honors for graduate students. The students have been offered Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, an honor that puts them in the same club as several […]
Hundreds of Clemson University students have sharpened their career skills with the help of a program that is celebrating its 10th anniversary, but the work they do has provided their clients with something even more fundamental than a job. Clean water. Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries has received several honors for helping install the first […]
Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]
Sarah Sandler has conducted research in two countries, presented her findings to an international audience and seen her work published in a peer-reviewed journal. The list sounds like the accomplishments of a graduate student, but the Clemson University senior is still a month away from claiming her Bachelor of Science in materials science and engineering. […]
Students, their robots and leading STEM educators will have an audience with some of the state’s top elected officials when they gather Tuesday in Columbia to celebrate STEM Education Day at the State Capitol.
A former Clemson University professor who died at 84 years old is being remembered by his colleagues for playing a central role in creating the Department of Industrial Engineering and supporting students even after his retirement. James Alan Chisman died March 25 at Clemson Downs, according to his obituary. He was a prolific author of […]
The former CEOs of Balfour Beatty Construction and Michelin North America will visit Clemson University on April 4 to share with students the habits and values that led to their success. Bob Hambright, the retired CEO and division president of Balfour Beatty Construction, and Pete Selleck, the retired chairman and CEO of Michelin North America, […]
Dial Devaney said that he likes taking his hunting dog, Tex, with him on off-road trips but that she gets nervous if she has to wait in the Jeep when he finds a rock face to climb. Devaney looked for a portable invisible fence that would allow Tex to run around outside the Jeep but […]
A total of 138 second-grade students traveled to Clemson University on Feb. 28 for an Engineering Expo, where they built paper airplanes, designed assembly lines, and shot straws into hula hoops. While these may seem like games, they provided students with an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM. In […]
Mechanical engineering alumnus Jerry Dempsey met with powerful leaders and traveled the world during a career that included one top executive post after another. One trip, though, stands out not for what happened in the boardroom, but for the souvenir he brought home. Dempsey remembered that he was near a university in Moscow when a […]