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Dial Devaney said that he likes taking his hunting dog, Tex, with him on off-road trips but that she gets nervous if she has to wait in the Jeep when he finds a rock face to climb. Devaney looked for a portable invisible fence that would allow Tex to run around outside the Jeep but […]
A total of 138 second-grade students traveled to Clemson University on Feb. 28 for an Engineering Expo, where they built paper airplanes, designed assembly lines, and shot straws into hula hoops. While these may seem like games, they provided students with an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM. In […]
This Tiger describes her role at Clemson as a "connector.” As the university evolves and students' needs change, she listens and makes connections so Clemson can be more impactful and intentional in supporting their success.
Mechanical engineering alumnus Jerry Dempsey met with powerful leaders and traveled the world during a career that included one top executive post after another. One trip, though, stands out not for what happened in the boardroom, but for the souvenir he brought home. Dempsey remembered that he was near a university in Moscow when a […]
A Clemson University professor who is helping prepare the workforce for an industry that has brought more than 9,000 jobs to South Carolina in seven years is the newest Composites Educator of the Year. Srikanth Pilla, the Jenkins Endowed Professor of Automotive Engineering and founding director of the Clemson Composites Center, plans to pick up […]
Katie Black was at a loss for words when she first heard the news. One of the children who attended daycare at Clemson First Baptist Church in the same class as her daughter, Parker Ann, was diagnosed with Wilms’s tumor — a rare cancer of the kidneys. “I just remember thinking to myself, ‘Oh my gosh!’” […]
CLEMSON — Hesha N. Gamble said that as an African-American student pursuing an engineering degree, she was too often told “you can’t.” But she did. Gamble received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Clemson University and is now Greenville County engineer, a position that has her overseeing a staff of 77 and 1,760 […]
A highly accomplished professor who plans to join Clemson University in August said the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering is close to top-tier status and that his goal will be to lead the department to greater heights. Jesus M. de la Garza was introduced Wednesday as the new chair of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering. He comes to Clemson from Virginia Tech, where he is the Vecellio Endowed Professor in Construction Engineering and Management.
Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit (LSS) at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. Nearly 500 students, parents, and educators spent the fourth Saturday in January at the school learning about pathways to college, […]
Divine Maloney slipped a virtual reality headset over his eyes and was immediately transported from his Clemson University lab to a construction site where he started nailing together digital beams of lumber. Later, he turned to talk to two virtual supervisors, Sam and Juan, who were standing next to two signs, one that said “Danger” […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – By loading a chelation drug into a nano-sized homing device, researchers at Clemson University have reversed in an animal model the deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease, which kills more people in the United States each year than breast or prostate cancer. When kidneys stop working properly, calcium builds up in […]
CLEMSON — A professor who has received one of industrial engineering’s top professional honors is taking the helm of a fast-growing Clemson University department and wants to make it among the best in the nation. Jeffrey P. Kharoufeh was introduced Friday as the new chair of the department of industrial engineering.
The idea of free and open sharing in education will be the focus of two weeks of events at the R.M. Cooper Library March 4–13. The event is organized by the library’s Technology unit, instruction team and subject librarians, with support from Clemson University Press, Clemson Online and the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation and is free to attend.
STEM Day, a PEER and WISE outreach program brings together underrepresented middle school students from the Upstate to Clemson University for an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Hands-on activities and demonstrations, led by Clemson faculty and students, let these young people know about careers and related opportunities available in science […]
Rajendra Singh of Clemson University received a 2019 Hind Rattan Award, an honor that goes to natives of India who are now living elsewhere. Singh, the D. Houser Banks Professor of Electrical Engineering, accepted the award in a Jan. 25 ceremony in New Delhi. The award was presented by Bibek Debroy, chairman of the Economic […]