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  • Dabo’s All In Team Foundation awards $50K to Clemson breast cancer research By John Gouch

    Dabo’s All In Team Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to breast cancer research taking place at the Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (IBIOE).

  • Researchers get $5.25M to advance nuclear technologies in S. Carolina By Brian M. Mullen

    A team of environmental scientists and engineers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University, led by Clemson University associate professor Brian Powell, was awarded a three-year, $5.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants.

  • LexisNexis supports big data research at Clemson with $70k gift, access to HPCC Systems By Paul Alongi

    LexisNexis, a global information provider, recently donated a gift of $70,000 to Clemson University to support big data research and analytics, including access to HPCC Systems, the open source big data-processing platform developed by LexisNexis.

Economic Development

  • Restoration Institute recognized by Charleston Metro Chamber By John Gouch

    The Clemson University Restoration Institute in North Charleston received The Trailblazer Award from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. CURI was recognized at the 2014 Honors Night Thursday at the Francis Marion Hotel.

  • Alliance to strengthen Technology Villages program, S.C. small businesses By Darlene Fuhst

    The Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership has joined with the Institute for Economic Development, Clemson’s College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS) and the Office of Economic Development at Clemson University to announce a collaborative alliance to advance the Technology Villages program.

  • Three Clemson startups get funding to grow By Brian M. Mullen

    Clemson University Research Foundation announced that three Clemson startup companies have each received $25,000 in seed money from the University Sponsored Application Program offered by SC Launch.

University News



  • Futurist John Mahaffie to speak at Clemson Sonoco Institute celebration By John Gouch

    Packaged products confront consumers continuously in nearly every aspect of daily life. The public can not only imagine, but listen to and look at the future of packaging during two free events celebrating Clemson University Sonoco Packaging Institute’s “Five Years of Thinking Outside the Box.”

  • Clemson University to host 2014 Southeast Regional Collegiate Soil Judging Contest By Jonathan Veit

    Clemson University will host the 2014 Southeast Regional Collegiate Soil Judging Contest beginning Sunday through Oct. 9 at sites on and around campus. Some 150 participants from 11 Southern universities will spend four days describing, classifying and interpreting soils to master techniques used to understand soil and landscape characteristics.

  • Economics professor participating in FCC Open Internet Roundtable By Dustin Wilson
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    Clemson University economics professor Thomas Hazlett will participate Thursday on a Federal Communications Commission panel on the “Economics of Broadband: Market Successes and Market Failures.”

Public Service Activities

  • S.C. horse scholars, riders take firsts at 4-H regionals By Peter Kent

    Kudos and carrots for the S.C. 4-H horse competitors. Palmetto State teams and individuals won multiple top honors at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, showcasing educational knowledge and saddle skill.

  • Between Farm & Fork conference looks at local food network By Peter Kent

    The Between Farm & Fork conference Oct. 22 will take a look at local foods infrastructure: the link between farm and fork on a broad scale.

  • Clemson Experiment Station names new associate director By Peter Kent

    The Clemson University Experiment Station has a new associate director. Christopher Ray begins work immediately coordinating research among the university campus farms and five research and education centers around the state. His new post is a promotion from Experiment Station assistant director.

Tri-County News

  • Clemson launches new Community Supported Art program By Meredith Mims McTigue

    The Clemson Community Supported Art (CSArt) program has launched a new initiative that allows the community to connect with Clemson art students while engaging in a unique art-shopping experience.

  • Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale is this weekend By Darlene Evans

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden’s Fall Plant Sale will be Friday and Saturday. The Friday sale is for Friends of the Garden and will be 2-6 p.m. Saturday’s 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale is for the public.

  • Clemson students partner with WYFF News 4 for November election coverage By Wanda Johnson

    Clemson University communication studies students and WYFF News 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina’s largest media market, are joining forces this semester to monitor social media conversations throughout the fall general election season.

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