The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences equips students and engages research and outreach to address health and wellness challenges, tackle human impacts on the environment, and build stronger communities by better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world.
The CVS Health Foundation has gifted the Clemson University School of Nursing a $5,000 scholarship to assist students as they complete their studies to become family nurse practitioners.
A Clemson University psychology lecturer and several undergraduate students are trying to find out if compression clothing can affect the behavior of children with autism by reducing stimulatory behavior.
Clemson University doctoral student A.D. Carson is many things — poet, activist, and rap artist to name a few — but “typical Ph.D. candidate” is not one of them. So when it came to writing a dissertation, he couldn’t simply write a traditional one. Instead, he produced a 34-song rap album that already has the internet buzzing.
The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health recently appointed Clemson University faculty member Windsor Westbrook Sherrill to its board of directors. She is the first Clemson faculty member to serve on the institute’s board of directors. Sherrill serves as associate vice president for health research at Clemson, professor in Clemson’s public health sciences […]
Sarah Griffin, associate professor in Clemson’s public health sciences department, has been named to the review board of the American Journal of Health Behavior. In this role, Griffin will review submitted articles for the journal and provide input to the editorial board regarding content of upcoming issues. Griffin’s three-year appointment to the review board lasts […]
Clemson University’s parks, recreation and tourism management department has appointed Wayne Freimund as chair of the department. Freimund comes from the University of Montana, where he served as interim dean and professor of parks and protected area management in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation.
Clemson University trustees approved final phase plans and resolutions authorizing issuance of revenue bonds to construct a new academic building to house the College of Business and a new tennis center on campus.
Todd Anderson, an assistant professor of art at Clemson University, is a printmaker, skilled at transferring beauty and wonder from landscapes onto paper to share his experiences with the public. “I think we all understand that the world is changing in sweeping and dramatic ways,” Anderson says, his voice quiet and earnest. “My belief is that those places need to be seen, they need to be experienced and they need to be creatively documented.” Since its founding 100 years ago, Glacier National Park has lost more than 80 percent of its glaciers. Over the past six years, Anderson says, he hiked more than 500 miles through that park for a project called “The Last Glacier.” The art has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress and other libraries and personal collectors.
In the latest example of its growing collaboration with Greenville Health System (GHS), Clemson University will expand its nursing program in Greenville – an effort that will more than double enrollment in Clemson’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, help meet the growing need for nurses and bolster health innovation and research efforts in the Upstate.
Patti McAbee, a Clemson University board of trustees member and non-profit consultant, will speak with students about non-profit management and career opportunities Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and will be held in the Academic Success Center auditorium. McAbee has more than […]
Proponents of transcendental meditation (TM) have touted its positive effects on high blood pressure since the 1990s and, until recently, evidence related to similar effects from mindfulness training and other forms of non-transcendental meditation has not been systematically reviewed and summarized. However, recent research from Clemson University faculty published in the Journal of Hypertension suggests […]
Columbia-native Megan Sease’s high school career was moving along just as she was expecting. She was coasting through academics with good grades, had many friends and had excelled on her school’s varsity volleyball team since her freshman year. She was eyeing a career as a camp counselor and already researching degrees at universities in the […]
Julie Summey, doctoral student in the Clemson’s public health sciences department, was recently chosen as one of three finalists in the American Public Health Association’s student research competition. She presented her research at the association’s 2016 annual meeting in Denver, Colorado for the section entitled “Present and Future Statistics in Public Health.” Summey’s study was […]
Clemson University is initiating a new tuition-assistance program that will attract incoming student athletes with neurological impairments who want to continue playing soccer during their collegiate careers.
The Division of Research has announced more than $1 million in new internal funding opportunities for faculty across the university. The R-Initiative funds are part of the ClemsonForward strategic plan.