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.
Finding new markets for South Carolina’s abundance of timber, changing how commercial buildings are constructed and keeping the state’s more than 13 million acres of timberland healthy is the focus of a $250,000 grant awarded to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D).
A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.
Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, delivered a taste of what is to come when he gave a seminar at Clemson University June 10.
The agriculture sector is a hot one for careers with a new federal report showing a gap between the number of agricultural jobs created annually and the number of graduates in related fields. The Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences is working to fill the gap as enrollment has grown 50 percent in the past decade.
If dad wasn't thrilled with the new tie and lawnmower blades you gave him for Father’s Day last year, here’s your shot at redemption. You can get him a round of golf at his favorite course and support Clemson and N.C. State turfgrass research through Rounds 4 Research.
Throughout the Southeast, as well as Texas and even parts of southern California, fire ants are annoyingly plentiful. With summer-like temperatures already baking the ground, this is the time of year the tiny yet vicious predators become active again, wreaking havoc not just in our yards but also in gardens, pastures and farmlands.
Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will visit Clemson University June 10.
Are fireflies disappearing? Clemson University researchers are seeking to answer this question, and the public can help them by counting fireflies in their backyards and elsewhere this summer.
With the return of the mosquito-borne disease season, Boyd Parr, S.C. state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, urges horse owners to maintain current vaccinations for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), West Nile virus and rabies for their horses.
Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the first successful commercial production of the towering grass took place in the United States.
Brittany Avin received her Bachelor of Science degree in genetics with a minor in science and technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry with honors at Clemson University's May 8 Commencement. Then she received the Norris Medal, which is awarded annually to the graduating senior judged the best all-around student by the Scholarships and Awards Committee.
Amber Hackler, a biochemistry major who graduated from Clemson University May 8 with honors, was recognized at the graduation ceremony with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, one of two given to Clemson students.
Susan Guynn’s course is designed to teach the fundamentals of hunting, including safety, wildlife biology and behavior, and how to clean and handle prey after a hunt. Hunting has taught Guynn patience, humility, and an appreciation for nature and the circle of life, traits she hopes the women in her class walk away with.
CLEMSON — Every spring semester, the graduating seniors in the Clemson University National Scholars Program honor their professors with the Award of Distinction. This year three professors in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences have been selected for three out of the eight awards given. Cheryl Ingram-Smith, an assistant professor in the department […]
Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease.