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.
Jumah Taweh, lecturer in Clemson’s communication department, was recently recognized by Clemson University Housing and Dining for contributions through its faculty-in-residence program. Taweh received the office’s 2016-2017 James E. Bostic Housing Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes a university faculty or staff member that enhances the residential experience of a specific community or communities. […]
A Clemson graduate student’s research gauging young adults’ interest in hunting suggests that the demographic can play a key role in the future of wildlife conservation. Brett Stayton, a graduate student in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, isn’t just a hunting enthusiast who wants to justify a passion to his peers; he wants […]
Clemson University psychology professor Cynthia Pury is leading a nationwide study that will track the public's response to the Aug. 21 eclipse.
Walk through one of the doors embedded in the three-story wall of windows at the front of the building’s sleek white exterior, and you’ll find a Starbucks, a geospatial technology lab, and a digital studio sponsored by Adobe. Open work spaces all around you buzz with researchers collaborating on high-definition displays, computer monitors, and laptops. It might sound like a high-tech incubator in Silicon Valley, but it’s Clemson University’s main library - which had more than 1.4 million visitors in 2016 - as it joins others across the country in adapting to the digital age.
A survey in a leading national communication journal, Communication Education, recently recognized Joseph Mazer, associate professor and associate chair of Clemson’s communication department, as one of the most influential scholars in the field of instructional communication. The survey authors recognized Mazer as the fourth most influential scholar in the field based on contributions he has […]
Contaminated dietary supplements may cause health problems in users and render athletes ineligible to play, according to a Clemson University professor.
A research team from Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department proved crucial to the city of Pickens' effort to get funds to improve and extend its multi-use Doodle Trail.
Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts centered on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thought about history, because that’s what he does. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain […]
The Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its first annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a wide range of research topics including cross cultural cognitive interviewing, web-based telehealth programs and interventions on maternal stress and depression. The CBSHS […]
Clemson’s PGA golf management program will promote academic and sports diversity through a golf camp designed for African-American women. The camp runs June 26-30 and will host nine high school students from across the country who are interested in higher education academics and sports.
Preparing future Tigers. It's perhaps this Tiger's busiest time of year as more than 600 middle and high school students come to Clemson's main campus this summer as part of the university's Summer Scholars program.
A lecturer and team of students have taken a communication theory class to a maximum-security prison in the Upstate over the last year and a half. Pauline Matthey, a lecturer in the communication department, has held “Talk Back” on a weekly basis at Perry Correctional Institution, a maximum-security men’s prison in Pelzer.
Clemson University selected eight students for the 2017 National Scholars Program, the university's most selective academic merit program.
Heide Temples, a Clemson University School of Nursing faculty member, has earned national recognition for her work showing that breastfeeding may be a key to preventing childhood obesity.