Feature Stories From Clemson University
George Petersen remembers escaping; his mom, Mabel, scooping him out of bed in the middle of the night when he was 4 years old, secreting him out of a dark house and into the frayed back seat of her pale blue Ford Fairlane and pulling away into a restless Los Angeles night. It was the […]
This is one of the most wonderful times of the year, because it’s when future Tigers find out they are Tigertown Bound! Join in our excitement as we welcome the Clemson Class of 2022. Go Tigers!
The world is at the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. And Clemson is supplying the engineers that will help get us there.
Aaron Draplin, creator of Field Notes, is coming to Clemson for a day-long event on Feb. 22 that is sure to inspire Clemson faculty, staff and students. The Portland-based graphic designer has worked with clients that include Nike, Burton snowboard, Esquire, Red Wing, Ford Motor Company, WIRED, Field & Stream, NYTimes and the Obama administration.
Reed Cawthon was destined to follow in his father’s footsteps as a member of Clemson’s varsity men’s soccer team. Frank Cawthon had played under legendary collegiate soccer coach I.M. Ibrahim, who guided the Tigers to National Championships in 1984 and 1987. The younger Cawthon was a member of the program from 2014–16, but when his […]
Growing up in Sri Lanka, this Tiger ate lentils three times a day, never imagining that she would later use lentils to help address the world’s nutritional problems. Through her plant and environmental science research at Clemson, this Tiger is working to change the world with her research in global food security, childhood obesity and […]
Kari McCormick has never had a shortage of passions, nor a shortage of opportunities to combine them. She loves crafts and fashion. She wrote a high school research paper on the history of shoes. In her opinion, the right pair of shoes can “change your life.” But even more than a cute pair of wedges, […]
The daughter of immigrants, Nikki Haley '94, has gone from a small town in South Carolina to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, all the while following the lessons she learned from her parents.
A senior marketing major and creative writing minor, Reed Piller is a self-published author with a trilogy of novels.
University offers public history lesson with new signs at 11 historic buildings on the main campus.
This Tiger has spent her career sharing the Clemson Family and the Clemson experience with potential students and campus visitors.
We see what faculty do. The results of their research often touches thousands, if not millions, of lives. But why do they do what they do? What inspires them? What motivates them? Behind the Research is a video profile series that answers those questions and teaches us about the researcher, as well as the research. […]
As 2017 comes to an end, let’s take a moment to reflect on the many ways Clemson continues to make its mark as a leader in education, innovative research and athletics.
Seeing the world was something Julia Riley knew she wanted to do at an early age; saving it took a bit longer to enter the equation.
This Tiger helped to start the campus Solid Green movement, which raises awareness of littering on campus, recycling, energy and water conservation and other environmental issues.