The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences offers students opportunities that range from manipulating the molecular structure of biological systems to building products and even improving food and human health.
SAPELO ISLAND, Georgia – Through a combination of rigorous genetics, painstaking varietal research and centuries-old African know-how, Purple Ribbon sugarcane and several similar varieties have been reintroduced to Sapelo Island, the original birthplace of commercial sugar production in the United States.
The Clemson University Student Organic Farm has been ranked No. 16 out of 100 of the Best College-Run Sustainable Farms by College Values Online.
How to pronounce Cuetlaxochitl, the ancient Aztec word for poinsettia, is just one of many mysteries Clemson professor Jim Faust will reveal during his informative presentation about the iconic Christmas plant. Faust will present “Poinsettia: A 200-year journey from gangly Mexican shrub to Christmas icon” at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Poinsett Ballroom of the Westin Poinsett Hotel, 120 S. Main St., Greenville.
Lifetimes of service from the Pee Dee to the Piedmont earned four South Carolinians induction into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University.
Clemson scientists Rob Baldwin and Paul Leonard have recently published a research article that examines the existing distribution of conservation easements in the Appalachian Mountains.
Clemson University has been ranked 12th among the top 30 best value agriculture colleges by College Values Online.
Wild, heirloom and modern poinsettias in full flower grace the lobby of Clemson University’s R.M. Cooper Library this month. The colorful plants have been cultivated by Clemson horticulture students.
Five of South Carolina’s top experts in agriculture and food systems recently convened on the campus of Clemson University for a lively discussion designed to explore the state’s future, while at the same time revering its past.
Clemson University professor and naturalist Patrick McMillan, the co-creator and host of the popular, Emmy-award winning ETV nature program “Expeditions with Patrick McMillan,” has received the Glenn ’65 and Heather Hilliard Endowed Professorship in Environmental Sustainability.
The inaugural event “Tigers on Call – Making Connections in Medicine” brought more than 100 Clemson students interested in medical careers together with 23 Clemson alumni physicians in an open forum for dialogue, support, networking and information-sharing at the Clemson University Life Sciences Facility.
Philip Arnold was recognized as 2015 Outstanding Forestry Alumnus of the Year by Jaime Jones, president of the Clemson University Forestry Alumni, at them homecoming event before the Boston College football game
David Shields, an author and agricultural historian who has worked to repatriate lost heirloom crops, will speak at 3 p.m. Thursday at Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute.
Lesly Temesvari, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Fulbright Scholar in Clemson University’s biological sciences department, has been awarded a two-year, $290,400 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Clemson’s soil judging team finished seventh at the recent 2015 Regional Collegiate Soil Judging Competition at Murray State University. Junior Hunter Seiders placed eighth out of 76 entrants in the individual competition.
While researchers at Clemson University have recently announced an array of breakthroughs, the size of the data sets they are using are enormous. A team of trail-blazing scientists and information technologists at Clemson is tackling Big Data by studying ways to simplify collaboration and improve efficiency.