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CLEMSON – The latest iteration of the Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS) was held on Saturday, March 10 in the Life Sciences Facility, bringing together college and high school students to celebrate a science discipline that encompasses all aspects of life. A two-hour poster session was held in the atrium of the LSF, […]
CLEMSON – Over 150 people gathered on Saturday, March 10 to share in the department of chemistry’s 3rd Annual Chemistry Research Symposium held in the Hendrix Student Center. Graduate and undergraduate students participating in research in the department were in attendance to present their latest findings in the form of a poster session, providing the […]
The College of Science’s department of physics and astronomy hosted Kevin Metrocavage, the operations manager for the International Space Station at NASA, in a departmental seminar held on Friday, March 9. Intended for faculty, staff and students in physics and astronomy, the seminar set the scene for Metrocavage to share his story of a small-town […]
Elephants in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar are facing a new, brutal brand of destruction at the hands of poachers: They’re being slaughtered at an increasing rate for their skins, feet, genitalia and hair, according to a report published March 13, 2018, in PLOS ONE.
After watching coral reefs suffer, Ph.D. candidate Kylie Smith is more determined than ever to find ways to turn the tide.
Sean Brittain, an astrophysicist who studies the stars but who is also deeply grounded in supporting students and enhancing diversity and inclusion, has been named chair of the department of physics and astronomy in the College of Science at Clemson University.
CLEMSON – With a number of events planned in the coming week, the College of Science is gearing up for busy days ahead. Saturday, March 10 – CBASS features college and high school students The Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS), held by the department of biological sciences, will occur in the Life Sciences […]
Research from more than 100 scientists across the world, including that of Clemson professor of biological sciences Saara DeWalt, has recently combined to show that the world's tropical forests are more similar than scientists previously thought.
Clemson University is partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to help underrepresented students in high school and at Clemson pursue careers in the healthcare field with an initiative called M.A.T.C.H. - Mentoring and Advising Through Collaborations in Healthcare.
Renowned chemist Robert H. Grubbs, who won a Nobel prize for unlocking the door for new customizable polymers and other advanced materials, will speak at Clemson University April 11.
A team of scientists from Clemson University and Cornell University is developing the first set of computational techniques that can predict how DNA mutations affect proteins and protein-to-protein interactions, which are vital in determining how the body’s tissues and organs function. Their study also holds the potential to accelerate the synthesis of new drug treatments for a variety of genetic disorders.
Clemson University will spotlight women throughout the month of March during Women’s History Month.
CLEMSON – University of New Mexico professor and former Clemson University student Jeffrey Rack held a seminar Thursday afternoon in Hunter Hall about light-activated switches called photochromic compounds. The event was hosted by the department of chemistry. Rack received his undergraduate degree in Clemson’s department of chemistry in 1991. He did his undergraduate research under […]
In its ongoing efforts to advance science through discovery, learning and engagement, Clemson University’s College of Science has hired an experienced business executive to partner with the founding dean and leadership team.
Vaidehi Paliya, a postdoctoral researcher in physics and astronomy, recently discovered seven galaxies that could potentially shake up what astrophysicists thought they knew about how the size of a galaxy – and the black hole at its center – can affect its behavior.