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  • Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville
    Tara Romanella | February 20, 2019
    GE Power's Advanced Manufacturing Works facility in Greenville.

    Clemson University students, faculty and staff can now learn and innovate using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology alongside General Electric engineers in the new Additive Manufacturing Lab at GE Power’s Advanced Manufacturing Works facility. Unveiled at a ceremony with leaders and constituents from GE and Clemson Wednesday, the 1,000-square-foot space is Clemson’s first additive manufacturing lab housed at a corporate partner’s site.

  • Clemson’s student media organizations transition to university’s communication department
    Michael Staton | February 19, 2019

    Effective July 1, Clemson’s student media units will transition from the division of student affairs to the university’s communication department. The move will add academic capacity and establish a closer relationship between these units and relevant curriculum. These organizations include Tigervision, The Tiger, the Pendulum, the Tiger Town Observer, The Chronicle, and WSBF-FM.

  • Clemson performing arts degree gets a relevant, updated name
    Paul Hyde | February 19, 2019

    The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has changed the name of its performing arts undergraduate degree to more accurately reflect the range of arts programs offered at the university. The Bachelor of Arts in production studies in performing arts degree now will be known as the Bachelor of Arts in performing arts.

Research


  • Clemson college of agriculture names dean of research, Experiment Station director
    Jonathan Veit | February 19, 2019
    Paula Agudelo

    Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Paula Agudelo associate dean of research and Experiment Station director. Agudelo, a nematologist and professor of plant pathology in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, was named to the position after a national search.

  • Clemson launches World Design Studio with universities in Egypt and China
    Tara Romanella | February 18, 2019
    World Design Logo

    Clemson University, Ain Shams University of Egypt and Huazhong Agricultural University of China are partnering to address some of today’s most pressing environmental and cultural issues through design. While the universities have participated in joint design projects in the past, leaders from the three institutions came together on Clemson’s campus today to formalize and advance their work together through the creation of the World Design Studio. This semester, participating students from each university will research how design can deter the implications of rising sea levels in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Heart research gets $4.1 million boost on Valentine’s Day
    Paul Alongi | February 14, 2019
    Naren Vyavahare, left, and Will Richardson have each received R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health for heart-related research.

    Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and romance, but the holiday has also become an opportunity to promote heart health, a tradition that continues as Clemson University bioengineers announce the launch of two separate research projects. Will Richardson and Naren Vyavahare said Thursday that they each have received grants from the National Institutes of Health for new research related to the heart. The two grants combined represent $4.1 million in new research funding in Clemson’s department of bioengineering.

Economic Development


  • Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville
    Tara Romanella | February 20, 2019
    GE Power's Advanced Manufacturing Works facility in Greenville.

    Clemson University students, faculty and staff can now learn and innovate using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology alongside General Electric engineers in the new Additive Manufacturing Lab at GE Power’s Advanced Manufacturing Works facility. Unveiled at a ceremony with leaders and constituents from GE and Clemson Wednesday, the 1,000-square-foot space is Clemson’s first additive manufacturing lab housed at a corporate partner’s site.

  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development
    Clarissa Williams | January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

  • Overall S.C. ag outlook strong, but weather, trade affecting cotton and soybeans
    Denise Attaway | December 13, 2018
    Clemson experts say the 2018 cotton season could be better than the record setting season of 2017.

    With a focus on economic development, the South Carolina agricultural industry is poised for positive productivity in 2019.

University News


  • Garrisons become first Cornerstone Partners for both athletics and academics at Clemson
    Laura McClure Holt | February 22, 2019
    Nancy and Dan Garrison photo

    Dan ('72) and Nancy Garrison of Houston are making another generous commitment to Clemson University with a gift of $2.5 million, becoming the fourth Academic Cornerstone Partner. Their latest philanthropic gift will support the College of Business, including the new building and its new Sales Innovation Program. The Garrisons are Clemson University’s first donors to be Cornerstone Partners for both academics and athletics.

  • Clemson board of trustees concludes winter meetings
    Joe Galbraith | February 8, 2019
    Clemson University trustees lift ceremonial shovelfuls of dirt at the groundbreaking for the Child Development Center.

    Clemson University’s board of trustees participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new child development center before convening the full board for its quarterly meeting Friday afternoon.

  • Clemson selected as Beckman Scholar institution
    Joe Galbraith | February 6, 2019
    Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation logo

    Clemson University has been selected to participate in the Beckman Scholars Program, a prestigious recognition of Clemson’s commitment to undergraduate research. Clemson is one of 13 programs nationally receiving funding to provide undergraduates with a unique 15-month mentored laboratory research experience.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson Extension working to eliminate ‘food deserts’ through Feeding Innovation program
    Steven Bradley | February 21, 2019
    Clemson Extension agent Will Culler with Feeding Innovation class.

    A report by the USDA revealed that more than 1 million low-income South Carolinians live in food deserts, areas more than one mile from a grocery store that have limited access to other outlets for fresh foods. Clemson Extension is working to address that crisis by partnering on the Feeding Innovation program, designed to support entrepreneurs interested in developing or expanding healthy food enterprises in underserved areas of the state.

  • Clemson college of agriculture names dean of research, Experiment Station director
    Jonathan Veit | February 19, 2019
    Paula Agudelo

    Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Paula Agudelo associate dean of research and Experiment Station director. Agudelo, a nematologist and professor of plant pathology in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, was named to the position after a national search.

  • Clemson Extension workshops offer tools for farm transfer planning
    Steven Bradley | February 14, 2019
    Clemson Extension logo

    Clemson Extension, in partnership with South Carolina Farm Bureau and support from a U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center, will be holding a series of Farm Transfer Workshops across the state from February until April.

People


  • How two Clemson computer science graduate students are changing the game
    Cole Little | February 21, 2019
    Divine Maloney watches a colleague who is wearing virtual reality goggles.

    A pair of doctoral students in Clemson University’s Computer Science Division have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will help with their educations and they hope make a difference in the world. Daricia Wilkinson, a third-year Ph.D. student working in Clemson’s Humans and Technology Laboratory (HATLab), received a Facebook Fellowship, while second-year Ph.D. student Divine Maloney, a member of the virtual reality research team at Clemson, was named an inaugural recipient of Microsoft’s Ada Lovelace Fellowship.

  • Theater students write, perform play for international audience in Dubai
    Ken Scar | February 20, 2019
    Ten people stand in a group holding a large Clemson Tiger paw flag, with a Middle Eastern-style building and palm trees behind them

    Ten Clemson University theater students took their show on the road in a big way this month, traveling to Dubai to perform their original play, Hello, My Name Is, at the American University of Sharjah as part of the second International Theatre Festival.

  • Clemson’s Karanfil receives scientific achievement award from Turkey
    February 19, 2019
    Tanju Karanfil

    Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil received a scientific achievement award from the Turkish government for his international contributions and accomplishments in environmental engineering, specifically water quality and treatment.

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