The College of Science advances mathematics, physical sciences and life sciences and mobilizes curiosity-driven faculty and students who seek to enhance life on the planet through groundbreaking research.
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.
A team of Clemson University bioengineering and physics students and faculty described an irradiation fluorescence system they developed that could accelerate research in delivering very specific types of radiation in controlled doses. They also showed that low doses of specific, controlled radiation are safe for healthy cells.
CLEMSON – The Lincoln Financial Group – a leading provider of life and health insurance in the U.S. – has generously donated $2,500 to the Clemson University Actuarial Club to reimburse Clemson students who pass actuarial exams during the 2017-2018 academic year. Members of the Actuarial Club and mathematical sciences students who pass an actuarial […]
CLEMSON – Four members of the College of Science faculty were honored Feb. 8 during the Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Excellence reception. This reception, held at the Brooks Center, recognized faculty and staff whose vision, accomplishments and efforts have brought honor to Clemson University. The Faculty Award for Excellence is represented by […]
CLEMSON – First, there was Calculus Fight Club, which has been a staple of the College of Science’s department of mathematical sciences since 2015. Next up? Chemistry Fight Club, which is the department of chemistry’s new version of the innovative pre-exam study sessions run by students. And if its first-ever meeting is any indication, Chemistry […]
CLEMSON – More than 150 viewers packed McKissick Theatre on Tuesday night to watch Clemson University’s free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral.” Following the eye-opening film, the inspired crowd interacted with a panel of scientists moderated by Clemson associate professor and marine biologist Michael Childress and including Ph.D. candidate Kylie Smith, graduate […]
CLEMSON – The inaugural Clemson Integrated Plant Sciences Symposium, as part of the DuPont Pioneer Symposia Series, will be held April 20 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center on Clemson’s campus. Six featured speakers from prestigious universities, including Cornell and Duke, as well as a speaker from DuPont Pioneer, […]
Students from the College of Science’s department of chemistry hosted an outreach event titled “Fun with Chemistry" that drew more than 150 to Liberty Library.
CLEMSON – George Hamilton, a second-year graduate student in the College of Science’s department of physics and astronomy, has received a three-month fellowship to conduct research this summer at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf in Germany. The research will strengthen the collaboration between Hugo Sanabria’s lab at Clemson University and Claus A. M. Seidel’s group at […]
CLEMSON – Professor Melanie Cooper, the Lappan-Phillips Chair in the department of chemistry at Michigan State University, will return to Clemson University on Feb. 15 as the keynote speaker in the 2018 H. Garth Spencer Endowed Memorial Seminar. Cooper was a long-time faculty member at Clemson University before moving to Michigan State in 2012. Cooper’s […]
When Leland Dunwoodie, an undergraduate biochemistry student at Clemson University, approached his professor about wanting to start research on “some human stuff” in the spring of 2016, he didn’t imagine it would lead to the discovery of 22 genes that are implicated in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
Clemson University is hosting a free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral,” which features divers, photographers and scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of why coral reefs are in dramatic decline throughout the world.
LIBERTY – Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a gummy worm? Well, now’s your chance. “Fun with Chemistry,” presented by undergraduate and graduate chemistry students from Clemson University’s College of Science, will teach children 8-13 years old how to do several hands-on experiments and get excited about chemistry. The event will be […]
Researchers at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute have developed a wireless energy source that generates electricity from simple mechanical motion, such as the waves in the ocean, the tap of a foot or the clap of a hand.
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) celebrated its five-year anniversary Wednesday with a spirited discussion about the College of Science center’s latest explorations into biomedical research. Then came the cutting of the cake – and the fun continued. A special guest joined the crowd to express his thanks for everything EPIC has […]