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 Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its second annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a range of research topics including religious identification, improved health care outcomes in intensive care units and the effects of foot massage on […]
Megan Shropshire of Greenville is the newest member of the US Play Coalition steering committee. Shropshire is the manager of School Health, a performance team of the Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy led by Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital.
The largest study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools has revealed significant, sustained positive impacts from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Bergen in Norway evaluated nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years. A companion analysis assessed year-to-year changes in a subset of 95 schools over three years. The research documented clear reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Overall, the results were stronger the longer the program was in place.
A team building activity in the workplace is often met with an eye roll, but a team of organizational researchers is taking a hard look at such exercises in order to determine their best use—or if a given intervention is needed at all. The researchers’ published article in the Academy of Management Annals defines what […]
Students and faculty hope to unearth remnants that help tell the stories of the men, women and children who lived and worked as slaves during the antebellum era on the Fort Hill property on what now is the Clemson University campus. There will be a drop-in at the archaeological site where they are digging from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, to commemorate Juneteenth, which marks the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States.
Clemson professor Mike Coggeshall recently released a new book, “Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community," to shed light on the history of five generations of a family, their friends and neighbors and the freed slaves who founded the Pickens County community. He will sign copies of the book at Soapstone Church from noon to 3 p.m. this Saturday, June 16.
Being human. This Tiger brings his research of American regional and ethnic groups into the classroom. Knowing about the research helps garner understanding, respect and appreciation for cultural differences. Meet Mike Coggeshall. Name: John M. (“Mike”) Coggeshall Title: Professor of anthropology Years at Clemson: 30 years What I do at Clemson: As a professor, I […]
When a celebrity like Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain dies from suicide there’s often a call for more research. But what does that research look like? Suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, is difficult to study. Unlike the first nine causes, it doesn’t fit neatly into a single disease category, like heart disease (No.1), cancer (No. 2) or diabetes (No. 7).
People and their well-being are at the center of Leslie Hossfeld’s research, and she will bring her expertise and experience to Clemson University. Hossfeld will join the university as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) July 1.
New research from forensic anthropologists suggests that the structure of the human skull can help identify a person who has died attempting to cross into the United States from Mexico. After examining what little is often left of these individuals, researchers say medical examiners can use a skull’s symmetry to define their likely origin and increase the odds that they will be identified.
The walk may cover only one mile in length, but its impact is an immeasurable distance in the eyes of Clemson junior Ashley Johnson. At 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Jervey Meadows on the Clemson University campus, Johnson and her companion dog Aubrey will join a host of other participants taking part in some early-morning exercise […]
Clemson University recognized faculty members who have received the highest levels of national and international recognition with University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards (URSAAA) during an awards presentation last week.
Clemson University means everything to Rob and Claudia Hubbard. It’s where they first met in January 1973, when Rob was working part-time for Tom Lynch at Lynch Drug Co. For months, Tom talked to both Rob and Claudia, a nursing professor at the University, trying repeatedly to set them up on blind dates. Though they […]
Lindsay O’Toole was fifteen when her father lost his job and she decided to take on a job of her own to help. However, after graduating high school, working while going to college for her nursing degree would not be as easy. She applied for scholarships her freshman year at Clemson University and the Lettie […]
John Gautsch boarded a plane to Thailand, but it was “Big Boy” who returned to Clemson. Gautsch, a senior recreational therapy major at Clemson, is a large man even in his home country, but he suspects the nickname may have also referred to his personality. He hopes, anyway. Physical strength and a warm personality are […]