Clemson Daybook

February 23-24, 2017

Thursday Events

The Clemson University physics and astronomy department will host Eclipse Across America Awareness Tour from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Brackett Hall Auditorium (Room 100) at 321 Calhoun Drive. The tour serves to recruit members of the community to contribute to an extraordinary compilation of scientific data by photographing the total solar eclipse, which will cross over the Clemson campus Aug. 21. UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab and Clemson astronomers will share ideas and resources for maximizing a safe eclipse viewing experience. For information, contact John Wareham (, 864-656-2473).

The finale of Campus MovieFest will be at 7:30 p.m. at Littlejohn Coliseum. Student teams will present their five-minute films at the red-carpet event. Winners can compete nationally in a contest with more than $100,000 in prizes. For information, contact Nik Conklin (, 864-656-2956) or Joey Engelman (, 954-536-6381), who can arrange interviews with the winners.

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