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CLEMSON – They say that time flies – and in the case of Tracy Clark, truer words have never been spoken. Clark said her goodbyes at a farewell party Wednesday afternoon after a four-month stint as Executive in Residence and Interim Chief of Strategy and Operations (CSO) for the College of Science. “This moment arrived […]
As Clemson University went dark on Aug. 21, 2017, for “The Great American Eclipse,” a GPS antenna poised on top of Kinard Hall monitored the ionosphere, the layer of Earth’s atmosphere that is charged by solar and cosmic radiation. The antenna was part of a study to understand how a natural phenomenon, like the total solar eclipse, might affect GPS capabilities.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 97th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) created quite the buzz during its recent appearance on the campus of Clemson University, attracting 542 attendees from 115 colleges and universities throughout its five-state region. The conference was hosted by the College of Science’s department […]
ASHEVILLE – On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite in Earth’s orbit, initiating the start of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. One girl in particular was captivated. At 15 years old, Christine Darden walked into her Monroe, N.C., school on Oct. 5 […]
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.