After graduating from Clemson with a degree in civil engineering, Knowles took off to Sichuan Province, China, to teach English at the local high school and volunteer. Originally only planning to stay for one year, Knowles — now a lead actor in China’s highest-grossing ever action film — got talked into re-upping his trip, a decision that would prove to be life changing.
Lin Zhu is receiving $1.4 million from the Department of Defense to address one of the central factors that keep diode lasers from becoming efficient, high-energy weapons. Zhu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, said his goal is to produce a light beam that has high power but that also goes in one […]
Clemson University alumnus and professor emeritus Col. (Ret) Ben Skardon, a World War II hero and survivor of the Bataan Death March, will be featured on the CBS news program "60 Minutes" this Sunday.
Lindsey Hoeg ’13 isn’t shy about spreading the Clemson Spirit. She did it as a marketing undergraduate at Clemson University and is doing it today in her career as a digital advertising manager at Sports Illustrated’s headquarters in New York City. Known as “the Clemson girl” by her SI colleagues, the 25-year-old native of Doylestown, […]
Two names will be added to Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor — the monument that recognizes Clemson alumni who died on active military service — in a Memorial Day ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Lillian U. “Mickey” Harder, director of the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, has been named an honorary alumna of Clemson University.
Erin Mayor (’14) thought she was conducting a standard university profile interview when she felt a tap on her right shoulder. “At first I thought to myself, ‘I’m in an interview, you’re interrupting me,’” said Mayor, Clemson’s associate director of Student Transitions and Family Programs, a department with the Division of Student Affairs. “But when […]
Heide Temples, a Clemson University School of Nursing faculty member, has earned national recognition for her work showing that breastfeeding may be a key to preventing childhood obesity.
Clemson’s Office of Undergraduate Studies has named Mary Von Kaenel (2014) director of the Bridge to Clemson and Transfer Academic Programs.
Kate Gasparro said that when she thinks about her success, she goes back to the first conversation she had with fellow Clemson University alumnus Bob Hambright. Gasparro remembered she was applying for a leadership award that bears Hambright’s name when he impressed upon her the importance of self-examination, a lesson she took to heart. She went on to win the Norris Medal, the highest honor for an undergraduate at Clemson, and is now a Ph.D. student at Stanford University.
Tyrone Gayle has never shied away from a challenge — whether in the classroom, on the track, at the cancer treatment center or in the thick of our last knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign. Last year, at the age of 28, the Jacksonville, Florida, native and Clemson University alumnus found himself in two profoundly significant battles simultaneously when, as one of Hillary Clinton’s key staffers, he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer just seven months before election day.
Football Head Coach Dabo Swinney and his wife, Kathleen Bassett Swinney, have been named honorary alumni of Clemson University.
Clemson University is disappointed in the decision by the state Commission on Higher Education’s Finance and Facilities Committee to not recommend a new on-campus tennis center that would have been completely funded without the use of taxpayer funds or student tuition revenue.
Rayshad Dorsey and Brayton Gregory made the most of their time at Clemson by getting involved and excelling in the classroom. This fall, the two will pursue their master’s degrees from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and both will be attending on full-ride scholarships.
Clemson University students have chosen Carter McElveen as the Alumni Master Teacher for 2017. McElveen is a senior lecturer in the marketing department of the College of Business.