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Clemson Daybook

October 30-31, 2014

Thursday Event

Photo OP: Clemson University’s Staff Senate, CLEMSONLiVE and the City of Clemson team up to host the first-ever Clemson Zombie Run at 6:30 p.m. at Nettles Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Staff Senate Scholarship Fund and Helping Hands of Clemson. Contact Karon Donald (864-656-9000, or Jamie Cathey (864-624-1120,

Thursday-Friday Event

Cars that drive themselves, electric vehicles that charge wirelessly and other automotive technology that once seemed straight out of science fiction will be put in the spotlight as automotive experts from throughout the Southeast gather in Greenville. The IEEE/ITIC Automotive Innovations Driving Experience serves as a showcase for the growing research-and-development capabilities in South Carolina’s automotive sector. Seminars beginning at 9 a.m. on the first day and the morning of the second day will be at CU-ICAR. Driving demonstrations that are open to the public will be at the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center (SCTAC) and will go from 2 to 5 p.m. For information, contact Joachim Taiber (864-283-7233, or Paul Alongi (864-656-1050 or 864-350-7908,

Story Sources

Professor Hugh Spitler can speak to public health issues related to the Ebola virus outbreak. He has taught epidemiology at Clemson for 18 years and did a post-doctoral fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control. Contact him at 864-656-7434 or or Melanie Kieve (864-656-1051,

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