What came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If seedless watermelon don’t make seeds, what do farmers plant to grow them? While Clemson agricultural scientists can’t answer the first two eternal questions, they will be sure to answer the third during the 2019 Watermelon Field Day slated for July 11 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center, 64 Research Road, Blackville.
The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.
The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.
Everyone knows that singing into a microphone produces sound, but one that also creates light will be in downtown Greenville this weekend, as Clemson University helps one of the nation’s top arts festivals celebrate its 15th anniversary. Clemson’s STEAM Exhibit is returning to Artisphere with several new attractions, including a sweater dotted with LED lights that transforms musical notes into light.
Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop in the Upstate to show South Carolina forest landowners how they can create a new revenue stream and help combat climate change by participating in the carbon market.
CLEMSON, South Carolina — Nobel laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart will talk about the work that led to his Nobel Prize in chemistry in a lecture open to students, faculty and staff at Clemson on Monday, April 29, 2019, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Watt Center auditorium. Stoddart was a co-recipient of the Nobel […]
Students, their robots and leading STEM educators will have an audience with some of the state’s top elected officials when they gather Tuesday in Columbia to celebrate STEM Education Day at the State Capitol.
Prolific Irish writer and outspoken Brexit critic Fintan O’Toole will visit Clemson University on Monday, April 8, to discuss Britain’s historic rupture with the European Union.
Clemson University will host students from 67 universities for the United States Universities Debating Championship (USUDC) April 13-15. The main event will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, in Tillman Hall auditorium. It is free and the public is invited. This is the first time a South Carolina university has hosted a national debate championship. The prestigious event will bring more than 750 students to Clemson's campus.
On April 25-26, young men once again will convene at the Men of Color National Summit along with other high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country. The sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 attendees will gather at the Greenville Convention Center to identify and promote strategies that foster success from cradle to career. Registration is open for the Men of Color Pre-Summit Institute. Clemson's Call Me MISTER program will host the day-long event April 24.
Gardeners, homeowners and others preparing to plant flowers this spring have an opportunity to buy local plants grown in high-tech greenhouses and cultivated by Clemson University horticulture students and professors. The annual Clemson Horticulture Student Plant Sale is Friday, April 5.
Clemson Undergraduate Student Government will hold the fifth annual Walk for Veterans on Saturday, April 6. The event begins at the President’s House with an address from Jim Clements at 10 a.m., followed by a one-mile walk at 11 that will end at the Scroll of Honor Memorial next to the football stadium. All proceeds benefit the scholarship endowment for Clemson student veterans.
Clemson University will celebrate its diverse cultures at the 26th annual International Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, on Bowman Field.
Play pioneers who were among the first US Play Coalition keynote speakers will be featured at the 10th Anniversary Conference on the Value of Play, “Play for Life.” The conference will be held at Clemson’s Madren Conference Center and Inn March 31-April 3. The conference brings together leading play researchers and advocates from across the nation and world to share the latest research and practices in the field of play. It includes educational sessions, grant opportunities, dozens of renowned speakers and opportunities for play.
The Clemson Literary Festival recently received a $3,000 grant from South Carolina Humanities and the South Carolina Arts Commission to defray the cost of bringing nationally known writers to the annual event.