Expect to be impressed when you meet a Marine, but when that Marine is a 95-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor who challenges you to a pull-up contest, prepare to be blown away. This is one of many things Clemson University student Will Hines of Spartanburg has learned in conducting the Veterans Project, an ongoing undergraduate research project to collect and preserve the personal accounts of American war veterans.
Brittany Avin received her Bachelor of Science degree in genetics with a minor in science and technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry with honors at Clemson University's May 8 Commencement. Then she received the Norris Medal, which is awarded annually to the graduating senior judged the best all-around student by the Scholarships and Awards Committee.
A Clemson University student team won the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s Mobile Health Applications for Consumers design competition. Cheng Guo, a Ph.D. student in human-centered computing, and Spencer Kohn, a Clemson graduate who now is pursing a master’s degree at George Mason University, designed a mobile application aimed to help enhance patient privacy when sharing health records.
Bill Ferrell of Clemson University has been appointed to a professorship that recognizes his instrumental role in an online master’s program that has graduated about 100 students in four years and is expected to pay for a $10 million addition to Freeman Hall.
The Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management honored alumni John Taylor and Jim Petrick and Clemson faculty member Julia Sharp during its annual Honors and Awards Program.
Graduating seniors in the National Scholars program at Clemson University presented Awards of Distinction to eight professors and lecturers.
Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease.
All four of the Clemson nominees for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering received the award this year.
Jason Thatcher, professor of Information Systems in the management department of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Association for Information Systems, an international organization for academics specializing in information systems.
Clemson University’s Rutland Institute for Ethics has opened nominations for its annual James F. Barker Ethics in Action Award.
Anyone wondering why Sandra Eksioglu of Clemson University was able to cap her spring semester with a teaching award ought to read the letters from her former students.
Stephen Kresovich, Coker Chair of Genetics and director of Clemson’s Institute of Translational Genomics, has been elected to the board of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation. The foundation serves to advance the sustainable restoration and preservation of Carolina Gold Rice and other heirloom grains, as well as to raise public awareness of historic ricelands and heirloom agriculture.
The Clemson Alumni Association (CAA) has named one of the university’s most enthusiastic and dedicated champions, Mary Dalby Bradley, an honorary alumna for her lifelong devotion and demonstrated loyalty to her adopted school.
For the second year in a row, a student in Clemson’s MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation program has taken first place in the business-plan pitch competition at the DIG South conference in Charleston.
Clemson University students have chosen Dr. Jack G. Wolf the Alumni Master Teacher for 2015. Wolf is an associate professor of finance in the College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS).