Clemson Daybook

September 29-30, 2016

Thursday Events

You can take a virtual agriculture tour across South Carolina online through social media with Clemson Public Service and Agriculture. The tour highlights agricultural research being conducted by researchers and staff at the Clemson Research and Education Centers, the Clemson University Restoration Institute and other agricultural operations. Share the tour on your social media feeds. For details, see this article.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Media are invited to participate in a live, interactive webcast on the 2016 presidential race. “Clinton vs. Trump: The People Speak” will take place at 7 p.m. at Clemson’s Watt Family Innovation Center. Professors and members of the debate team will analyze issues raised in the presidential race. The People Speak will be streamed live online at There will be reserved seating for journalists who plan to attend. For information, contact Wanda Johnson (, 864-656-3038).

Friday Event

Students, faculty, staff and alumni will present their business ideas in the Pitch Smackdown, a fast-paced business idea competition sponsored by the Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Contestants pitch their best ideas in three minutes or less for a chance to win up to $10,000. Pitches begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Watt Family Innovation Center. For more information, see the web page.

Story Sources

Despite stubborn summertime drought conditions in the Southeast that plagued many of the places favored by leaf seekers, it remains likely that this year’s fall foliage season will be good and in some locations downright spectacular. For additional information, contact Jim Melvin (, 864-656-2268 or 864-784-1707). Read More

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