For many of the 350 members of Tiger Band, the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship was the experience of a lifetime. “We’re all just blown away,” said Commander Trey Lockett, a drum major. “I think the band loved every moment of it,” Lockett said Tuesday night in the parking lot of the Brooks Center. […]
After stepping aside as chair of the performing arts department at Clemson, David Hartmann found that new doors opened – or rather, his favorite old ones. Hartmann returned to two great interests: teaching and designing sets for plays. “I’m loving it,” Hartmann said. “I wanted to get back to what drew me to higher education: […]
Valerie Zimany has been named chair of the art department at Clemson University. An associate professor of art and a nationally known ceramics artist, Zimany had served as the interim chair since May 2017.
For two weeks in September, Charissa Fryberger taught English in a remote city in East Kazakhstan that still bears oppressive reminders of the Soviet Union: drab bloc housing, rickety trams and mining operations that choke the air. Still Fryberger, a Clemson graduate student and English composition instructor, cherished the experience. “It’s a great gift to […]
Segregation in America’s cities didn’t come about accidentally, Richard Rothstein writes in his best-selling book “The Color of Law.” Residential segregation was an official policy of local and federal governments in the mid-20th century, Rothstein asserts. Rothstein will visit Clemson University to discuss his book at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the Lee Hall […]
Cameron Bushnell is looking to collaborate. Beginning her third year as director of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication, Bushnell wants to work with more Clemson University colleges and departments to improve students’ communication skills. “I firmly believe that writing is a key element to helping Clemson students prepare for meaningful work and lives in […]
What brought Winifred Elysse Newman to Clemson University? “Opportunity,” she said. Newman joined the faculty of the School of Architecture in August as the Homer Curtis Mickel and Leola Carter Mickel Endowed Chair in Architecture. The Mickel Chair was created to support the research of a distinguished scholar who would also be engaged in teaching. […]
Award-winning poets Jillian Weise and Julia Koets will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a Clemson University benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the Self Auditorium at the Visitor's Center, 230 Kappa St. at Clemson University.
Alan Grubb vividly recalls a time before the iconic Clemson University Tiger Paw was born. In 1967, when Grubb first arrive on campus, the student population was one-third the size it is today. Few women attended the University. Orange didn’t dominate the landscape. And all the freshmen wore rat caps. Grubb is celebrating 51 years […]
The legal profession is not just a family tradition for Clemson University senior Felicia Finney. It’s something sacred. Her father, Jerry Leo Finney, is a Columbia attorney, specializing in criminal and civil defense. Her late grandfather, Ernest A. Finney Jr., was South Carolina’s first black circuit judge in modern times and later the first African-American […]
Casey Abrams and Postmodern Jukebox open the Brooks Center season. Check out our interview with Casey.
When she got the big news, Aga Skrodzka was in her garage mixing organic fertilizer for her hydrangeas. An email on her smart phone had arrived from Poland, notifying Skrodzka that she had been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar fellowship. Skrodzka, an associate professor of film and media studies, and recent associate chair in the […]