As a self-taught horticulturalist with a master’s eye for light, Claude Monet arranged his gardens as he wished to paint them. For five weeks this summer, two Clemson students spent their days in those same gardens, planting flowers as Monet would have planted them.
A Clemson University graduate student helped determine what was causing taste and odor problems with drinking water drawn from Hartwell Lake and is working to address them.
Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
Conventional paper-and-ink books might seem destined for the dust bin in this age of omnipotent electronic entertainment, especially among children, but teacher Katarina Clegg’s class at Homeland Park Primary School in Anderson nearly exploded with excitement on the morning of April 19 when a group of Clemson University student interns showed up to deliver copies of a very special book, “Our Favorite Animals.”
Alternative transportation is coming to Clemson, and it’s coming by bike, with BikeShare, a new bike rental program on campus, leading the movement. Organizers say they hope the program will make a significant impact on quality of life at the University: They see it as a way to bring a cheap, efficient, healthy and environmentally […]
Samuel Cadden knew he was meant to do big things. He had goals: Make his first million by the time he turned 25; become president of the United States and have a building named in his honor on the Clemson campus. Though Cadden’s life was tragically cut short by a car accident in 2015, his […]
Adaptive sport, and Clemson’s growing reputation for developing successful para-athletic programs, has drawn international interest to the University, the latest of which includes being selected by the U.S. Department of State as a mentor sight for an Egyptian sports company. Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career championing blind soccer and sports for various marginalized groups […]
Five years ago, a dance marathon fundraiser was little more than a line item on a Greek Week schedule of events, lasting 12 hours but with only eight dancers left standing by the end of the day. That year, they raised a little over $16,000 for Greenville Hospital System. Fast-forward to 2015, when the dance […]
When Pat Krall graduates from Clemson University this spring, the College of Business honors student will be armed with a degree for life after baseball. Pat is a business management major and the Tigers’ ace left-hander who decided to return to the mound and classes his senior year after being drafted by the St. Louis […]
When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole — bloated to the bursting point with stupendous power — heaved out a jet of particle-infused energy that raced through the vastness of space at nearly the speed of light. Billions of years later, a trio of Clemson University scientists, led by College of Science astrophysicist Marco Ajello, […]
Clemson University’s School of Architecture has created an innovative new construction method that is gaining worldwide attention for its potential market impact in rapid, low-tech sustainable housing. “With a click of the button, someone could order a custom-cut, flat-packed home online and construct it by hand with the help of their friends and neighbors in a matter […]
Mindy and Megan Earnest are fraternal twins who could easily pass for identical. Both are engineering majors in the Calhoun Honors College and active in Tiger Band. It’s easy to see how people get them confused — just ask some of the people who have mistakenly had a conversation with one sister expecting her to […]
Todd Anderson, an assistant professor of art at Clemson University, is a printmaker, skilled at transferring beauty and wonder from landscapes onto paper to share his experiences with the public. “I think we all understand that the world is changing in sweeping and dramatic ways,” Anderson says, his voice quiet and earnest. “My belief is that those places need to be seen, they need to be experienced and they need to be creatively documented.” Since its founding 100 years ago, Glacier National Park has lost more than 80 percent of its glaciers. Over the past six years, Anderson says, he hiked more than 500 miles through that park for a project called “The Last Glacier.” The art has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress and other libraries and personal collectors.
Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]
One of our favorite things every year is to look back and re-read some of our favorite stories from the past year. This list certainly doesn’t cover every amazing thing that happened at Clemson in 2016, but it’s a taste.