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 new Clemson University soccer program geared toward student athletes with disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and stroke has welcomed two U.S. Soccer Paralympic National Team players, Tyler Bennett and Drew Bremer, as its first students.
Clemson recreational therapy professor Marieke Van Puymbroeck has been sworn in as president of American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
Jenna Marie Baker and Kate Ramsey recently experienced something rare in the world of undergraduate college students. Baker and Ramsey, both seniors in the Clemson University School of Nursing, are co-authors on a paper with nursing professor Roxanne Amerson, and they got the chance to present their paper on international research at a national nursing […]
Clemson University faculty have established the Park Solutions Lab to study the social aspects and human dimensions of issues related to parks and protected areas. The lab will allow faculty to benefit from a physical space that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of capturing data related to visitor use and human-environment interactions.
Clemson University associate professor Joseph Mazer has been ranked among the top 10 most productive scholars in communication nationwide, according to a study published in the journal Communication Education.
Before Rachel Lang-Baldé’s first trip to West Africa in 2002, she never knew anyone who had died in childbirth. However, reality outside the U.S. would hit hard during her almost four years spent in Guinea as an English teacher and consultant with community health and education organizations. Lang-Balde would come to know many mothers who wouldn’t survive to hold their own child or even hear their first cries.
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored a professor, a national park superintendent, a conservation program director and a university department head for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve local, state and national parks at the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 31. Each year, the luncheon precedes the annual Hartzog Lecture, […]
Clemson University professors Kristin Scott, Jeff Anker and Goutam Koley have been accepted as the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) and Greenville Health System Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members who are embedded in a Greenville Health System (GHS) department for a semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through […]
Four students have started their senior year knowing they’ve been accepted to medical school. As juniors, Alison Sansone, Amanda Kington, Megan Hooks and Regan Van Metre applied and were accepted to the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville through the CU/USCSOMG Early Assurance Program in its pilot year. The USC School of […]
Faculty from two Clemson colleges have established a business anthropology undergraduate certificate program that seeks to address business issues through the lens of social science. Faculty designed the program to better prepare students for a business world that has grown increasingly dependent on strategy informed by research that examines culture, customer experience and employee behavior. […]
Renowned environmental and health writer Florence Williams will present the 2017 George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University.
Robert Sinclair, a professor in Clemson’s psychology department, has been tapped to serve as the first editor-in-chief of Occupational Health Science, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing scholarship on behavioral, social and psychological aspects of occupational health. Sinclair and a group of scholars in the Society of Occupational Health Psychology have worked since 2012 to […]
A volunteer’s background has a bearing on their experience, whether they are working to better a community or rushing to the scene of a natural disaster. Matthew Flege, a Ph.D. student in Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department, will use a grant award of over $25,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service […]
Clemson University employees may now reserve an appointment time for a comprehensive physical exam at the Joseph F. Sullivan Center from now until Dec. 1. The physical is $50, and 50 slots are available. The physical includes a comprehensive health history, a physical exam including vision and hearing testing, blood pressure, urinalysis and hemoglobin, and an […]
The Carolinas Communication Association’s annual conference will be held from Sept. 28-30 at the Hendrix Student Center at Clemson University.