A renewable energy expert who has held several leadership positions in industry and academia will play a central role in building Clemson University’s new research and graduate education programs at its fast-growing site in North Charleston.
A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.
Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
Land and nature can bind mankind together. That’s the theme of “The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature,” a new book penned by Clemson University professor J. Drew Lanham.
Joey Wilson, a senior bioengineering major at Clemson University, is the recipient of the Astronaut Foundation scholarship for the 2016-17 year.
A diverse group of faculty and staff members, reflecting a cross section of Clemson University, begins meeting next week as the first class in the President’s Leadership Institute is launched.
James H. Spencer has been named associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University.
April Gillens will live her dream and help Clemson University clear a racial hurdle on Thursday when she becomes the first African American to receive a doctorate in Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences from the University.
Tom Peters of Clemson University has been selected as one of the first six members of the STEMx Advisory Board. The board will expand the influence of the national STEMx network, which is bringing together leaders in business, education and advocacy to trade solutions to common problems and plan collective action in support of STEM education.
Leslie Sanders will cap an extraordinary chapter in the Clemson "family" history when she graduates Aug. 5 with a materials science and engineering degree. She will be the last in a line of seven — yes, seven — brothers and sisters from the same family to earn a diploma from the venerable South Carolina institution.
Clemson University has named Brian D. Voss of Naples, Florida, interim chief information officer (CIO). He succeeds Jim Bottum, who will serve as a research professor and director of Clemson’s Center of Excellence for Next Generation Computing and Creativity.
The Clemson University Foundation board of directors elected five new board members and appointed a new chair and vice chair.
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.
Charles Tegen, Clemson University’s associate vice president for finance, was awarded the 2016 Professional Development Award for his notable and extensive contributions to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).
Clemson University has named Richard Ritzman of Memphis director of financial aid. He will begin work Aug. 8, succeeding Chuck Knepfle, who served as director since 2010 and now is associate vice president for enrollment management.