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CLEMSON – The life and legacy of Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani will be celebrated on Nov. 30 in an event arranged by the Clemson Iranian Student Association and the student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics. Mirzakhani was a professor of mathematics at Stanford University and a 2014 winner of the Fields Medal […]
By observing the foraging habits of a New World monkey called a golden lion tamarin, assistant professor Lisa Rapaport was able to uncover evidence of adult tamarins actively teaching their young.
Clemson University professors Kristin Scott, Jeff Anker and Goutam Koley have been accepted as the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) and Greenville Health System Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members who are embedded in a Greenville Health System (GHS) department for a semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through […]
Four students have started their senior year knowing they’ve been accepted to medical school. As juniors, Alison Sansone, Amanda Kington, Megan Hooks and Regan Van Metre applied and were accepted to the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville through the CU/USCSOMG Early Assurance Program in its pilot year. The USC School of […]
A Clemson professor, an alumnus, a former CCIT staff member and two current students have unveiled a computer software that can sort genes to better understand how they interact to cause disease.
The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced eight researchers will receive fiscal year 2018 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in development needed to move new technologies to the marketplace.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 5th Annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) meeting was held on Oct. 19-20 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab, bringing together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in North America for coffee and collaboration. Hosted by Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC), the meeting is held […]
Renowned geneticist to become director of Clemson University's Center for Human Genetics.
Fundamental research processes that once took days or weeks to perform will now be done in minutes or hours with new equipment at Clemson University that could accelerate the development of medicines, advanced materials and other technologies.
While cell phones, laptops and cars become more energy efficient, the development of one important ingredient common in all these devices, and many more, has lagged: the batteries used to power them. A Clemson team is working to make more efficient and cheaper batteries by replacing lithium with more plentiful aluminum.
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s upcoming “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget” commemorative book about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse is now available for pre-order at www.clemson.edu/eclipse. The hard-cover book will also be available via Amazon and other online book-selling venues and will be ready for shipping on or before […]
WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina – In 2006, Ashley Rickey graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in microbiology, a degree path she chose as the foundation for a medical career. Rickey knew from her high school days that she wanted to be a physician, so it was no surprise when she began medical school at […]
Four days before the great American eclipse of 2017, a Clemson University scientist learned a secret that he had to hold until now. Albert Einstein predicted it. Now, astronomers say it is true. They confirmed the direct detection of gravitational waves or ripples in space time, in addition to light from the collision of two neutron stars.
A 3.1-mile run that brings together the Clemson University community each fall to promote fun, fitness and fellowship will return Nov. 4 to the South Carolina Botanical Garden.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, which showcases the scope of diversity among STEM scientists, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 lecture series. “TIGERS ADVANCE: Transforming the Institution through Gender Equity, Retention and Support” is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at reducing gender inequality […]