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.
A Clemson faculty member and graduate student recently met with Leni Robredo, vice president of the Philippines, to discuss human trafficking and specifically the online sexual exploitation of children in the country. Mark Small, chair of Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department; and Jason Pope, a graduate student in Clemson’s international family and community […]
Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has received the North Carolina Sociological Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Discipline of Sociology. Hossfeld received the award at the organization’s annual meeting last month at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Pembroke. During her time as a […]
A Clemson University faculty member is a coauthor of the newest publication from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences that offers insights and recommendations to increase the role of scientists in times of disaster. Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, and coauthor Rita R. Colwell, former director of the National Science Foundation and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, intend the report to aid in better individual and institutional decisions in times of crisis.
Nikki Saylors may only be a few years removed from Clemson University, but this alumna is already making big waves in the upstate area as marketing director of Lake Hartwell Country and site manager for the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina. Saylors recently managed to find a few free minutes in her busy […]
Clemson's Summer Scholars program will run for eight weeks this summer starting June 2 and offer a wide variety of courses, from Professional Golf Management to Exploring Mammalian Cell Culture. The program allows middle and high school students to get an early sense of what the college experience--both academically and culturally--is all about, and the program has increased the number of courses it offers in order to add variety.
Clemson University graduate students Susan McKenzie Reeves and Claire Dancz have been awarded first place in the 2019 Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) Crisis Management Case Challenge. McKenzie Reeves and Dancz, Master of Public Administration students who work full-time at Clemson's Watt Family Innovation Center, competed in the nationwide case challenge and presented their “All-In Policy Recommendations for Mass Emergency Notification in Los Angeles” at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on Feb. 21.
Clemson University School of Nursing professor Veronica Parker has recently started working to help positively impact the national health care landscape as a new member of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Advisory Committee on Minority Health advises the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health […]
Completing a book is a daunting task, and most authors start this long process without knowing if there are interested readers at the end of it. Luckily for Amber Curtis, assistant professor in Clemson’s political science department, the Global Religion Research Initiative is so interested in her in-progress book on religious identity that they’re paying […]
Katie Black was at a loss for words when she first heard the news. One of the children who attended daycare at Clemson First Baptist Church in the same class as her daughter, Parker Ann, was diagnosed with Wilms’s tumor — a rare cancer of the kidneys. “I just remember thinking to myself, ‘Oh my gosh!’” […]
Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit (LSS) at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. Nearly 500 students, parents, and educators spent the fourth Saturday in January at the school learning about pathways to college, […]
A Clemson University researcher is using state-of-the-art facilities at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC) to help develop a new wheat variety that’s safe for people who suffer from celiac disease to eat.
Momentum Bike Clubs (MBC), a community mentoring initiative of the Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, is proud to announce that Tony Elliott, co-offensive coordinator for Clemson Football, will deliver the keynote address at their first annual Resilience Awards Dinner. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at […]
The idea of free and open sharing in education will be the focus of two weeks of events at the R.M. Cooper Library March 4–13. The event is organized by the library’s Technology unit, instruction team and subject librarians, with support from Clemson University Press, Clemson Online and the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation and is free to attend.
Clemson faculty and students will gather for the university’s fourth annual Out of Darkness Campus Walk, an event that serves as a fundraiser and an opportunity for the community to raise awareness of mental health issues related to suicide. Registration for the walk starts at 11 a.m. March 2 in front of Tillman Hall, where the walk is set to begin at noon. The event is free and open to the public.
Effective July 1, Clemson’s student media units will transition from the division of student affairs to the university’s communication department. The move will add academic capacity and establish a closer relationship between these units and relevant curriculum. These organizations include Tigervision, The Tiger, the Pendulum, the Tiger Town Observer, The Chronicle, and WSBF-FM.