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.
Members of the newly formed American Heart Association Upstate board of directors are working to shape the board’s strategy to lower rates of hypertension in Upstate South Carolina.
Katherine Weisensee, associate professor of anthropology, has been named interim chair of Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department. Weisensee has been a faculty member at Clemson since 2008, and her appointment as interim chair began in mid-March. Weisensee said she is excited to take on the role of interim chair in light of recent […]
The Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences is offering a new graduate program in applied health research and evaluation in the Greenville area that combines quality and convenience for a variety of audiences. The department began offering the M.S. program in January through the University Center of Greenville, and it is the first of […]
Adaptive sport, and Clemson’s growing reputation for developing successful para-athletic programs, has drawn international interest to the University, the latest of which includes being selected by the U.S. Department of State as a mentor sight for an Egyptian sports company. Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career championing blind soccer and sports for various marginalized groups […]
The Southern Margins Short Film Festival Friday and Saturday at Clemson University will showcase innovative short works depicting the experiences of marginal persons and communities in the South.
The US Play Coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play will take place April 2-5 at Clemson University’s Madren Center. This year’s conference will focus on the many facets of play just as it has in recent years, but there will be a special emphasis on the design of areas that facilitate it.
Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career thus far championing blind soccer and sports for other marginalized groups in Egypt through his own sports management company, Cardinal Sports. When the U.S. Department of State recently tapped Ali to participate in its Global Sports Mentoring Program, he jumped at the chance to study the successful launch of adaptive sports programs at Clemson University.
Patients at risk of infections from surgical devices, newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal and people with Parkinson’s Disease stand to benefit from research stemming from Clemson University’s newest named professorships.
A video collaboration on the value of recess featuring faculty, leadership and researchers from the Clemson’s College of Education and College Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences was named a Bronze winner at the 37th Annual Telly Awards. Only a quarter of the 13,000 entries each year receive this honor. The video was part of the […]
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.
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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.