Feature Stories From Clemson University
Through the study of mammary glands in sheep, beef cattle, dairy cattle and pigs, Professor Heather Dunn and her students use their observations to learn more about what happens in human breast tissue.
The Eugene T. Moore School of Education focuses on improving the quality of life in South Carolina by improving education. And it couldn’t come at a better time for the Palmetto State, which has nearly 30 percent of individuals under the age of 18 who live below the poverty line.
The nation’s first African American fighter pilots were often scorned when breaking military color barriers in the 1940s, but they were heroes to young Walterboro native Johnnie Thompson. “I was 12 or 13 and used to see them come downtown in their sharp uniforms,” Thompson recalled seeing Tuskegee Airmen who received combat training in Walterboro […]
On the day dedicated to his memory, there is no better time to pause and reflect on what we have learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Though it may be impossible to adequately describe the scope of change effected by his leadership, his legacy has made a permanent impression on the people who are […]
Kara Robertson is a voice of Clemson to future students. Not only has she been a front row fan at football games with her own face painted like a Tiger, she has spent her college career telling the Clemson story.
Emily Wallace has been breaking down barriers and cutting new paths since she was a student at Clemson University, and now she is helping the next generation follow in her footsteps. Wallace and her husband, Jack, have established an endowed scholarship through the College of Engineering and Science. The scholarship targets groups who are underrepresented […]
Darby Voisin is living proof that rewards come to those who go the extra yard. The senior economics major from Anderson was a member of Clemson University’s Fiscal Challenge team, which won first place in a national collegiate competition in Washington last spring. This fall, at a Princeton University-sponsored event in New York City, her […]
Behind the scenes, backstage and on the sidelines of the Rose Parade — yet seemingly at the center of it all— you’ll find Clemson alumnae Karen Sunshine.
Everyone wants to know — how has Clemson Athletics been able to create such incredible material on social media? The answer might surprise you.
What a time to be a Clemson Tiger! As a year filled with national recognition, campus developments, innovative projects and our football and soccer teams in the running for national titles, 2015 was an explosion of Clemson dominance on and off the field. This year’s list of top stories — and videos — both confirm […]
Bootlegs, blitzes and blind sides have been a big part of Nick Schuessler’s college experience at Clemson University. But as the student-athlete from Grayson, Ga., plots his career path, balance sheets, basis points and budgets are more likely to become the vernacular of his professional future. Schuessler is known to most on campus as Clemson’s […]
A small Haitian village that was hit hard by cholera is getting water and sanitation services for the first time thanks to a group of Clemson University students who are designing and helping build new systems from scratch. One of the latest projects in Cange is a “biodigester” that processes potentially dangerous human waste, turning […]
Once forgotten in the evolution of martial arts, longsword dueling is making a comeback in these hills. Clemson Longsword is situated in a larger, worldwide resurgence of medieval martial arts.
Using algae to treat wastewater could be an innovative way for small communities across the country to save energy and keep pollutants out of the environment.
Playing in Tiger Band is Jeannie Brown's life-long dream, and there was no way she was going to let her age — she’s 41 — or her job — she’s a full-time RN — get in the way.