Clemson senior Horace Priester is laying the foundation for his career with the production of "The Letters That Guided Us." Priester entered the 30-minute film in the College Television Awards, Student Academy Awards and other film festivals. He hopes the film inspires new course offerings in the department of communication studies.
The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.
Second-year Clemson University graduate assistant Cyndel Brunell has been named the 2018 Champion of Sustainability by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The award will be presented at the organization’s annual convention on March 12 in Houston, Texas.
Clemson University alumna Emily Watrous of Greenville will join her alma mater as chief human resources officer March 5. In this position, she also will serve as a member of the university’s executive leadership team.
Junior mechanical engineering major JD Norris has been elected to the position of national undergraduate chairman of Kappa Alpha Order. Norris, a native of Detroit, Michigan, will attend the fraternity's executive council meetings and serve in a critical capacity throughout the calendar year alongside vice chairman Winston Gammon of Mercer University.
Three Clemson University professors from the department of public health sciences explain how the opioid epidemic affects the young, old and unborn children.
When Leland Dunwoodie, an undergraduate biochemistry student at Clemson University, approached his professor about wanting to start research on “some human stuff” in the spring of 2016, he didn’t imagine it would lead to the discovery of 22 genes that are implicated in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
Russell “Rip” Paul Parks, a Clemson alumnus and managing principal at DesignStrategies LLC in Greenville, has established a $175,000 endowment in architecture professor David Allison’s name.
Two representatives from Clemson University will serve on the new Higher Education Committee of 50—or Forward50, which represents the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center organized MLK activities, building on the theme, "By All Means, Keep on Moving." Each event issued a call to action. Clemson’s 36th Annual MLK Commemorative Service was held at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Tues., Jan. 16. The program featured keynote speaker, Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa Pinckney, and recipients of the 2018 MLK Awards for Excellence in Service.
Authors Ron Rash, Drew Lanham, Nic Brown and Jim Melvin will be joined by astronomer Amber Porter from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes and Noble in the Hendrix Student Center to interact with readers and sign copies of “Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.”
Spearheaded by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center, Clemson University will celebrate the birth, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 12-18 with the theme "By All Means Keep Moving" from a 1967 speech King delivered in Cleveland, Ohio. A commemorative service at 6 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 16, allows attendees to 'keep honoring' as Clemson welcomes keynote speaker Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa C. Pinckney.
Jose Guevara, a former doctoral student in genetics and biochemistry, refused to allow a loss of vision to impede his dream of becoming a scientist.
An impressive group of Clemson University students made up of the players on its football team and mentors from the Call Me MISTER program teamed up on Monday to bring a once-in-a-lifetime experience to 205 elementary and middle-school students from the Upstate.
Joseph Mazer has been appointed chair of Clemson University’s communication department. Mazer is an associate professor and has served as associate chair of the department since 2011. His appointment is effective July 1, 2018.