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 big dance has begun! You can bet this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will have Cinderella stories and bracket busters. It’s not called March Madness for nothing. From a field of 68 teams, only four will make it to the Final Four and only one will be crowned the champion. But that doesn’t make the 67 other teams losers. The real winners will be the players who look beyond the final score.
Marissa Shuffler, assistant professor in Clemson’s psychology department, recently became the first behavioral scientist at Clemson to receive the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program grant, often called the NSF CAREER award. Shuffler will use the award to help identify factors and design interventions that will improve teamwork across multiple disciplines.
This Tiger is an expert in communications, collaboration and engagement.
A Clemson doctoral student’s efforts to put the relationship between camping and “excessively involved parents” under the microscope have been honored by a national group of camp researchers and professionals.
A new in-depth study published in Environment and Behavior from Clemson and North Carolina State researchers suggests parks and greenways could play a role in reducing crime. The study’s lead author, Brandon Harris, is a Ph.D. candidate in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, and chose to center the research on his native Chicago […]
The Clemson University public health sciences department was awarded a contract of up to $1.2 million from the Department of Defense to study the use of mobile technology and tailored health messaging to educate, assist and motivate patients to become more active in management of their type 2 diabetes.
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.