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.
One of our favorite things every year is to look back and re-read some of our favorite stories from the past year. This list certainly doesn’t cover every amazing thing that happened at Clemson in 2016, but it’s a taste.
As the health care industry continues to change dramatically, many professionals are pivoting their career paths to better suit new demands. James and Anna Hodan are two of these professionals.
Dr. Nicole J. Davis, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, was recently selected from an interdisciplinary pool of applicants to attend the 9th Annual Bedside-to-Bench Conference, “Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly: A Translational Research Agenda for a Complex Geriatric Syndrome,” in Bethesda, Maryland. According to Davis, the conference allowed her to grow, […]
Local senior living community Clemson Downs has partnered with a Clemson University research team to hold an art show Monday to celebrate the work of several residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The art show will take place at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library from 3 to 8 p.m.
Clemson University and the University of Alberta recently hosted a forum on sustainability science and education in Alberta, Canada. The forum took place in Banff National Park, and participants examined the future of sustainability sciences and education in higher education. The forum was part of the North American Sustainability Road Map Project, which aims to […]
Faculty in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department and the Clemson Campus Ministry Association will host Eboo Patel, president of Interfaith Youth Core, at a speaking engagement in Clemson’s Hendrix Student Center Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. The event, “Bridges of Faith: Nurturing Diversity and Inclusion through Interfaith Cooperation,” will feature Patel’s keynote speech […]
Chris Dunn and Brandy Wilson are senior anthropology students in Clemson’s sociology and anthropology department, and both recently took part in an excavation at Fort Hill. With the help of South Carolina State Archaeologist Dr. Jon Leader, they tested their archaeological skills as they uncovered what lies beneath the surface of John C. Calhoun’s home. […]
The world’s first 100 percent solar-powered, mobile health clinic will be unveiled Thursday at Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center on campus. The clinic will provide educational opportunities for Clemson students and increase outreach efforts to underserved populations in the Upstate and beyond.
The chaos of the 2016 election season hasn’t deterred Clemson students, many of them first-time voters. Students have become engaged in the process and raised their voices — and the ones who have now understand that there’s more to an election than what is seen on TV.
Denise Anderson, associate dean for undergraduate studies in the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Anderson was inducted recently at the academy’s annual meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Anderson will be expected […]
Skye Arthur-Banning, an associate professor in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, has secured funding from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to grow the sport of soccer with disabled veterans.
When news that President Barack Obama had named Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as the newest national park site in late August, Elizabeth “Betty” Baldwin wasn’t surprised. She was happy to put a period at the end of a sentence she started writing 15 years ago. Baldwin began to examine environmental conflict related […]
According to Dr. Darren L. Linvill, assistant professor in Clemson’s communication department, there’s no such thing as a classroom free of bias. Even in cases where a faculty member’s ideological or political stance might seem inconsequential to the subject at hand, perceptions of bias play a role in how faculty and students interact and how […]
The Institute for Parks at Clemson University held its annual George B. Hartzog Jr. Environmental Awards Program Oct. 25 at the Clemson First Baptist Church. The Institute for Parks awarded six individuals during the luncheon and awards program for exemplary leadership in the conservation and preservation of parks and protected areas. The program preceded the […]
Clemson University’s public health sciences department recently earned a coveted national accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in health science concentrations.