Feature Stories From Clemson University
To say Niratcha (Grace) Tungtisanont has a personal stake in the research she’s conducting at Clemson University is an understatement. A native of Thailand, the Clemson Ph.D. candidate in business management is researching better ways to recover from the economic and human devastation that often accompanies natural disasters. And the former Miss Earth-Thailand has witnessed […]
Nancy Bunch said that when she suffered a stroke, she lost the ability to lift one of her arms. The simplest of tasks, such as picking up a pencil, were but a memory. Then a therapist asked Bunch to try using a new video game, “Duck Duck Punch,” as part of her recovery. She punched […]
The Robert B. and Susan B. Hambright Annual Leadership Program in Engineering grants engineering students the ability to further their leadership skills and pursue opportunities that they would have never deemed possible.
One of the many strengths Clemson University’s highly ranked graphic communications program prides itself on is the hands-on experience students receive. Nowhere was the program’s success with that approach more evident than at a competition in Nashville this spring. A team of seven Clemson students was declared the overall winner in the Phoenix Challenge College […]
New products ranging from airplane wings to devices that pump blood through the heart could make it to market faster thanks to the research that Leo Rebholz is doing at Clemson University. Rebholz, a professor of mathematical sciences, develops equations that describe how various systems behave. His work helps researchers develop more accurate and efficient […]
While most college students follow a typical four-year plan that ends with a diploma on graduation day, Angela McKinney has put herself on track to earn a bachelor’s degree as a political science major and Spanish minor in just two-and-a-half years.
Clemson’s Creative Inquiry research program lets students take risks in order to seek answers to challenging questions. This opportunity would not be possible without Phil and Mary Bradley’s generosity.
Mike Coiley ’86 believes in the power of networking. He’s seen the benefits of relationship building firsthand – as an undergraduate interacting with Clemson professors and throughout his 30 years in financial management. When he heard about Tiger Ties, a mentorship program that pairs College of Business and Behavioral Science graduates with students, Coiley knew […]
Susan Guynn’s course is designed to teach the fundamentals of hunting, including safety, wildlife biology and behavior, and how to clean and handle prey after a hunt. Hunting has taught Guynn patience, humility, and an appreciation for nature and the circle of life, traits she hopes the women in her class walk away with.
It wasn’t long ago that two nursing students thought college wasn’t an option. However, with the help of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship, both students are now on a career path devoted to caring for others and will graduate at the end of 2015.
For PJ Price, university is all about taking full advantage of opportunities to equip himself to go out and make a difference. He dreams of the number of people he’ll be able to significantly impact, not the number of zeros on a paycheck.
Take a moment to meet six Clemson seniors and see where they're headed after graduation.
Hey Tigers, impromptu study break here. Put down your coffee cup, unglaze your eyes and stop refreshing Blackboard! It’s time to meet MAJ (formally known as Michael Alan Johnson), Clemson’s Insta-famous fluffy duckling who’s been waddling his way around campus all month. CAUTION: Dangerously cute baby animal pictures ahead. Q: What’s the craziest thing you’ve […]
Graduate Student Government (GSG) has accepted a mission. Their purpose? Push Clemson up the ranks and contribute to its prestige. Their plan? Engage the members of Clemson’s graduate school and encourage innovative interaction between students and the world. Their biggest challenge is connecting all the facets of Clemson’s Graduate School. Beyond the different academic disciplines, […]
Petite hands cut, paste, and glue, covering the pages of a binder in the bedroom of a 6th grade girl. Don’t look for celebrities and pretty pictures — instead, clippings of world hunger, sustainability concerns and oppression fill the sleeves. A notebook full of things that hurt the maker’s soul. Emily Blackshire called this binder […]