Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.
Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.
Four days before the great American eclipse of 2017, a Clemson University scientist learned a secret that he had to hold until now. Albert Einstein predicted it. Now, astronomers say it is true. They confirmed the direct detection of gravitational waves or ripples in space time, in addition to light from the collision of two neutron stars.
Physics and astronomy colleagues Terry Tritt and Jian He have surveyed the field of thermoelectric energy in an invited review for the journal Science.
A team of Clemson University astrophysicists has visually confirmed that a small rock found in Melanie Casselman’s yard is a meteorite from outer space.
Nick Lang of Clemson University Campus Activities and Events was named 2017 recipient of the Carol Eden-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the South Carolina College Personnel Association. The award recognizes outstanding contributions and potential in the field of student affairs by a graduate student. Lang is a second-year graduate student from Arab, Alabama, working toward a master’s degree in counselor education with a focus on student affairs in higher education. Lang is a graduate assistant for student organizations and clubs with Campus Activities and Events.
DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he's not a customer or barber. He's a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient of the Fred V. Grau Turfgrass Science Award, the top academic award for a turfgrass faculty member.
U.S. Amateur champion Doc Redman, a sophomore in the College of Science, shoots low on the golf course but aims high as a student of mathematics.
The Clemson University chapter of Habitat for Humanity is starting its annual Homecoming Build Wednesday. The project takes place on Bowman field and is the organization’s biggest project each year.
Charles and Susan Barker of Virginia Beach, Virginia, were named 2017 recipients of the Herb Coughlan Memorial Family of the Year award by the Clemson University Parents Council. The award has been presented annually since 2001 to a family that has demonstrated dynamic leadership and service to Clemson.
Clemson University has participated in a yearlong process with the Atlantic Coast Conference, partner ACC universities, and the Smithsonian Institution to create the first “ACCelerate: ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival.” The university will have three research projects on display in D.C. Oct. 13-15.
Clemson University soil and water specialist Dara Park spent two weeks in West Africa this summer teaching farmers in the country of Guinea-Conakry how to boost productivity amid pressures from poor water quality and soil fertility. Most farmers in the country must relocate their farms every three to five years because the land becomes devoid of nutrients.
Redfern Health Center pharmacist June Hay has been named one of South Carolina’s top preceptors. Hay is the 2016-2017 Upstate Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Preceptor of the Year. The award, presented by the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, is given annually to a preceptor who has served as an exceptional role model practitioner and effective, enthusiastic teacher in the community setting.
The National Panhellenic Conference Foundation has selected Kristin Walker of Clemson University’s Center for Career and Professional Development for the 2017 Women in Higher Education Achievement Award. The award recognizes outstanding women who have made significant differences in higher education through leadership.