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  • JTEKT provides boost to Clemson University engineering students
    Paul Alongi | November 7, 2016
    Zoran Filipi, left, and Mike Davidson hold a copy of the JTEKT Endowed Fellowship agreement at recent ceremony at CU-ICAR.

    A $250,000 contribution from an auto supplier that recently moved its North American operational headquarters to Greenville will help give Clemson University’s automotive engineering students a financial boost. The contribution from JTEKT North America Corporation creates an endowment that pays for annual fellowships benefiting automotive engineering students.

  • Robotics expert aims to put South Carolina in the lead on autonomous vehicles
    Paul Alongi | October 26, 2016
    Venkat Krovi is the new Michelin Endowed Chair in Vehicle Automation.

    A world-renowned robotics expert is starting an education and research program that could help South Carolina play a leading role in developing the driverless automobiles that are hitting the street faster than many experts imagined.

  • One Research Drive, newest building at CU-ICAR, officially opens
    John Gouch | October 25, 2016
    One Research Drive officially opened Tuesday.

    One Research Drive, the sixth building in Technology Neighborhood I at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) campus, officially opened with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday.

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Public Service and Agriculture

  • Southern pine beetles loom as potential threat to South Carolina’s stressed trees
    Jim Melvin | December 1, 2016
    Southern pine beetles can accumulate by the thousands on a single tree and kill it in two weeks.

    For about 15 years, the state’s most destructive forest insect has been lying low in South Carolina. But damage caused by recent droughts, storms and fires raises the specter of a resurgence. Sizable infestations of southern pine beetles have been few and far between since the last major outbreak in 2000-2002, when the tiny but voracious creatures caused about $1.5 billion in damage in the southeastern United States.

  • Clemson horticulture, Landscape Services teach proper tree planting
    Denise Attaway | November 30, 2016
    Tyler Jones, a Clemson Landscape Services arborist, explains how these students in Horticulture xxx will help plant the first-ever Stewartia tree on campus.

    Clemson University students are learning from the best about how to correctly plant a tree and watch it grow. And a Clemson horticulturist has some expert advice to help homeowners plant their own trees. All in preparation for the Dec. 2 Arbor Day celebration in South Carolina.

  • Weather delays, but doesn’t dampen, Edisto Forage Bull Test
    Tom Hallman | November 29, 2016

    The storm-delayed Edisto Forage Bull Test, held annually at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center, drew more than 100 buyers from three states as well as an Internet audience to compete for a chance to own one of the grass-fed bulls.



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