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  • Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters
    Tanner A. Parsons | June 28, 2016
    Clemson Forestry Students on Whiteside Mountain

    Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up Whiteside Mountain, they collect an array of plant and tree species while identifying topographical traits of the area. The students were participating in one of the many aspects of the Clemson Forestry Summer Camp, a seven-week program designed to give students hands-on experience in the field of forestry.

  • Professor appointed director of Clemson’s National Scholars Program
    June 21, 2016

    Sarah Winslow, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, has been appointed director of Clemson’s premier undergraduate scholarship program, the National Scholars Program.

  • English faculty members honored for contributions to rhetoric and composition
    Jeannie Davis | June 6, 2016

    Clemson English professors David Blakesley and Victor J. Vitanza have been named Fellows of the Rhetoric Society of America. Blakesley also has received the organization’s 2016 George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award.


  • Clemson professor, students working with Tennessee State Parks on visitor management
    Michael Staton | July 21, 2016

    Clemson University associate professor and two graduate students are working with Tennessee State Parks to determine if there is such a thing as too many visitors in state parks. Their research aims to determine how an adjustment to management practices can keep three Tennessee state parks enjoyable while also allowing access to a growing number of park visitors each year.

  • Clemson teaches cucurbit management at campus workshop
    Denise Attaway | July 20, 2016
    David Richmond of Laurens uses a microscope to examine an insect captured a the Clemson Student Organic Farm.

    Experts from the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Cornell University taught participants in a workshop this week techniques for sampling and identifying key cucurbit diseases and their symptoms and insect pests and their natural enemies.

  • Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.
    Jim Melvin | July 20, 2016
    Tawny crazy ants are a dangerously prolific invasive ant species that has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time.

    A dangerously prolific invasive ant species called the tawny crazy ant has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time. But a team of Clemson University scientists is hot on the trail.

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  • Clemson University capital campaign surpasses goal, tops $1.06 billion
    Robin S. Denny | July 18, 2016
    The final campaign number is revealed on stage at an event. The number on the banner reads $1,062,528,346.

    Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a total of $1,062,528,346 as of June 30. Clemson President James P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public university with an alumni base less than 150,000.

  • Clemson trustees approve university budget, plan to demolish Clemson House
    Robin S. Denny | July 15, 2016

    Clemson University trustees approved the school’s budget of $1,090,752 for the 2016-17 fiscal year as they convened on campus for their quarterly meetings.

  • Clemson names Land vice president of university relations
    July 15, 2016
    Image of Mark Land, new Clemson VP of University Releations

    A communications executive with more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, industry and higher education has been named Clemson University’s first vice president of university relations. Mark Land, associate vice president of public affairs at Indiana University, will lead Clemson’s external and internal communications, direct the university’s creative and marketing services, and serve as university spokesman. He will begin his tenure Aug. 22.

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  • Clemson finance official receives national award
    Ken Scar | July 22, 2016

    Charles Tegen, Clemson University’s associate vice president for finance, was awarded the 2016 Professional Development Award for his notable and extensive contributions to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).

  • Clemson names new director of financial aid
    Emily DeCoursey | July 20, 2016

    Clemson University has named Richard Ritzman of Memphis director of financial aid. He will begin work Aug. 8, succeeding Chuck Knepfle, who served as director since 2010 and now is associate vice president for enrollment management.

  • Clements to chair ACC Council of Presidents
    July 7, 2016

    Clemson University President James P. Clements was named chair of the Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents for the 2016-17 academic year.


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