The Clemson University sociology and anthropology department has established a new justice studies undergraduate degree program.
Kirin Khan of Central, a graduate of Clemson University’s biochemistry and genetics programs, has been awarded the 2016 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by Phi Kappi Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society.
Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up Whiteside Mountain, they collect an array of plant and tree species while identifying topographical traits of the area. The students were participating in one of the many aspects of the Clemson Forestry Summer Camp, a seven-week program designed to give students hands-on experience in the field of forestry.
Sarah Winslow, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, has been appointed director of Clemson’s premier undergraduate scholarship program, the National Scholars Program.
Clemson English professors David Blakesley and Victor J. Vitanza have been named Fellows of the Rhetoric Society of America. Blakesley also has received the organization’s 2016 George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award.
Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center is one of Campus Technology’s 2016 Innovators Award winners.
Teachers and students involved with the Clemson University Upstate Writing Project will soon celebrate their success in the National Writing Project College-Ready Writers Program. The Upstate Writing Project will hold the celebration at Saluda Shoals River Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 in Columbia.
Clemson University has tapped a highly regarded economics faculty member as interim chair of the John E. Walker Department of Economics. Scott Baier, director of the BB&T Center for Education and Policy Studies at Clemson, will begin his new role July 1.
Stephen Patrick, a biochemistry major from Gable who graduated from Clemson University in December, has been awarded the 2016 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.
Kathleen Valentine, dean of nursing at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, has been named director and associate dean of Clemson University’s School of Nursing and chief nursing academic officer of Greenville Health System.
Clemson University President James P. Clements lauded the accomplishments of faculty and staff and acknowledged work to be done to move Clemson forward during the May 6, year-end general faculty meeting.
Christopher Miller, Ph.D. has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Miller is assuming the role after serving as interim dean of students since March 2016.
Cardiologist Waenard L. Miller and his wife, Sheila, of Frisco, Texas, have given $2 million to Clemson University to establish the Dr. Waenard L. Miller, Jr. ’69 and Sheila M. Miller Endowed Chair in Medical Physics.
Senior students with futures in medical school, veterinary school, and leading companies in agriculture and natural resources were honored for academic achievement during Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) annual senior awards ceremony.
The United States Department of Education has invited representatives of Call Me MISTER to attend the National Summit on Teacher Diversity on May 6 in Washington, D.C.