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CLEMSON, South Carolina – When the nearly 100 students of Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries (CEDC) come together to tackle a problem, they can change lives, including their own. Biology major Madison Stanley said her involvement with the organization has been a key part of her college experience, igniting a passion for teamwork that serves […]
Professor James Morris sees both the biological allure of the parasites and the potential for a better way to kill them. As a genetics and biochemistry professor, he is studying these creatures with an eye toward developing an easier, safer and more effective treatment.
CLEMSON – Donald Liebenberg’s research on an unusual short duration transient in the FeXIV coronal emission line during the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse has been published in a 2019 volume of Solar Physics. Solar Physics is a journal for solar and solar-related research and the study of solar terrestrial physics. Liebenberg’s article, titled […]
CLEMSON – The Fourth Annual Chemistry Research Symposium was held Saturday, March 9, on the campus of Clemson University. A poster session was held from 9-11 a.m. in the atrium of the Life Sciences Facility. At 11:30 a.m., keynote speaker Dr. James M. Tour gave a keynote talk titled “Nanotechnology: Graphene, Devices and Medicine” in […]
CLEMSON – An international team of ecologists – including College of Science professor Saara DeWalt – has published a study in the journal Science Advances that expounds on how fast tree species recover in regrowth tropical forests. The team, which included members from the United States, Latin America and Europe, was led by researchers from […]
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, […]
With her service on the President's Commission on Women and Faculty Senate, this chemistry professor is proud to be part of the collaboration that resulted in the long-awaited child development center, which recently broke ground on the main campus.
CLEMSON – College of Science physicist Hugo Sanabria has been named the recipient of the 2019 Young Fluorescence Investigator award by the Biophysical Society. The peer-nominated award is given to a pre-tenured investigator for outstanding achievements in the use of fluorescence methodologies in Biology and Biophysics, according to Horiba Scientific, which sponsors the prize. It […]
CHARLESTON – As part of the President’s Leadership Institute, Drs. Joey Thames and Carlos Garcia recently visited the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina program in bioengineering. The visit was led by Dr. Jeremy Gilbert and included a brief introduction to the program as well as a lab tour. This joint program was founded as a partnership between Clemson and […]
New research published on Feb. 28 in Nature Scientific Reports has devised a way to track tiny message-carriers in the brain that could prove useful in diagnosing and treating injuries, infections or diseases.
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.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – As gloomy clouds slinked away and sunlight filled the sky, spirits were bright Wednesday afternoon on Clemson’s main campus when a living slice of history found a new home in an epicenter of scientific achievement. A public ceremony marked the planting of a direct descendant of the Newton Apple Tree in […]
When Morgan Nichols takes the stage at the Miss South Carolina pageant this June, she will fulfill a dream – but maybe not the kind viewers would expect.
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, a public ceremony on the campus of Clemson University will mark the planting of a grafted clone of the Newton apple tree in a patch of soil surrounded by scientists.
CLEMSON – “Pluto isn’t a planet and never should have been,” said Mike Brown, the infamous “Pluto Killer,” in his Feb. 21 distinguished lectures at Clemson University. Although a seemingly harsh statement, Brown is the astronomer who’s qualified to make it, for it was his research on the discovery of objects at the edge of […]