David Fleming has been named associate dean of Clemson University’s Graduate School.
Clemson University’s Rutland Institute for Ethics has opened nominations for its annual James F. Barker Ethics in Action Award. This prestigious award recognizes and celebrates a special individual’s actions that exemplify integrity and, in a continuing and constructive way, encourage commitment to ethical conduct and the value of integrity.
Sarah Winslow, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, has been appointed director of Clemson’s premier undergraduate scholarship program, the National Scholars Program.
Jennifer Wilson, a Clemson University graduate from Charlotte, has been honored for her service to others.
David Eitle has been named chair of the Clemson University department of sociology and anthropology in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
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.
Bryan Denham has been named chair of the Clemson University department of communication. Denham has transitioned into this role after being named interim department chair in June 2015.
Clemson University’s efforts to attract top talent and enhance diversity are paying off threefold, as the department of bioengineering prepares to welcome a new assistant professor to the faculty and two postdoctoral researchers remain on track to join next year.
Austin Herbst of Easley has been awarded the 2016 Norris Medal at Clemson University.
Clemson University President James P. Clements, a three-time alumnus of University of Maryland – Baltimore County (UMBC), joined Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust as guest speakers for the Maryland school’s 2016 commencement ceremonies. The two presidents received honorary degrees.
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.
Mohammed Daqaq of Clemson University is the winner of an award that recognizes the research he has done to develop “energy harvesters,” a new technology that could play a key role in helping monitor bridges for cracks and other signs of strain.
Todd C. Marek has joined Clemson University as the executive director of the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Clemson University’s Bruce Yandle, acclaimed economist in academic and political arenas, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
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.