Clemson Daybook

April 25-26, 2017

Tuesday Events

Engineering students will put their 1/10th scale autonomous vehicles to the test in a competition at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., 39 students on 10 teams will put the cars they built on a course on which the vehicles need to recognize road signs – stop signs, school zone signs, etc. – and take appropriate actions autonomously. Images and videos from last year’s competition are online. For information, contact Yunyi Jia (yunyi@clemson.edu, 864-283-7226).

Biologist Mike Sears will present “The Climate It Is A-Changin’” in a Science on Tap talk at 6:30 p.m. at Coffee Underground, 1 E. Coffee St., Greenville. Sears researches how animals respond to environmental change and how these responses might affect future species’ ranges due to ongoing climate change. For information, contact Sears (sears3@clemson.edu, 864-506-5174) or Vicki Corbin (vcorbin@clemson.edu, 864-656-1634).

Wednesday Event

The ceramics studio in the department of art will hold its Spring Ceramics Studio Sale and Creative Inquiry Community Supported Art (CSArt) program pickup from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the hallway in front of the Lee Gallery. The sale of a wide selection of both functional and sculptural artwork by undergraduate and graduate students and faculty raises funds for student travel and professional activities. For information, contact Meredith Mims McTigue (mmims@clemson.edu, 864-656-3883).

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