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  • Clemson researchers assess social media activity during active shooter incidents
    Jeannie Davis | July 21, 2015

    A Clemson research study has revealed that closer monitoring of social media during active shooter incidents in U.S. pre-kindergarten through high schools is necessary to prevent the rapid spread of false information. This key finding by researchers from Clemson University and Western Kentucky University has just been published in Computers in Human Behavior.

  • Spring 2015 President’s List
    June 26, 2015

    These students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the spring semester of 2015 have earned inclusion on the President's List at Clemson University.

  • Spring 2015 Dean’s List
    June 26, 2015

    These students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the spring 2015 semester have earned inclusion on the Dean’s List at Clemson University.

Research


  • Matching 401(k) retirement plans don’t add up, researchers say
    Rick Uhlmann | July 29, 2015
    Retirement plans analyzed by Clemson professor

    The average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to the problem, according to three researchers who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.

  • Stressed? Put it to work for you on the job, researchers say
    Rick Uhlmann | July 22, 2015
    Stress in the workplace not all bad

    Workplace stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, two psychology experts profess in their just-released book, “Thriving Under Stress.” Tom Britt of Clemson University and Steve Jex of Bowling Green (Ohio) State University say some workplace stress can be leveraged as a career enhancer, if managed properly.

  • Fuels of the future taking center stage in the present
    Jim Melvin | July 22, 2015
    David Thornton is the organics and biofuels project coordinator for Clemson University Facilities.

    In the scientific community, opinions vary as to when human beings will finally use up Earth’s underground reserves of petroleum. Thirty years? Fifty years? One hundred years? Biofuel, which is broadly defined as a fuel produced directly or indirectly from plant materials and animal waste, is a recycled product that is friendly to the environment.

Economic Development


  • Clemson institute secures USDA grant to expand use of wood
    Jonathan Veit | July 2, 2015

    Finding new markets for South Carolina’s abundance of timber, changing how commercial buildings are constructed and keeping the state’s more than 13 million acres of timberland healthy is the focus of a $250,000 grant awarded to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D).

  • Clemson named among top universities for fueling innovation, prosperity
    Dawn Anticole White | June 24, 2015

    Clemson University has been designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) in recognition of Clemson’s strong commitment to being a leader in regional economic engagement.

  • Extension launches new entrepreneurship program
    Scott Miller | June 9, 2015

    Clemson University Extension received a grant to launch a rural entrepreneurship program in Abbeville, McCormick and southern Anderson counties. The pilot program could be replicated across the state, providing businesses and prospective entrepreneurs with education, mentorship and consultation to ensure their ventures are successful. Additionally, Extension will work with communities to explore the creation of farmers markets or community kitchens where growers can package fresh produce, among other projects.

University News


  • U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy to address Clemson University graduates
    Catie Foley | July 29, 2015

    U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., will address the summer graduates of Clemson University at 11 a.m. Aug. 7, in the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville. Officials will award degrees to approximately 850 graduates at the school’s first graduation ceremony in Greenville, scheduled as a result of renovations under way at Littlejohn Coliseum on campus.

  • Clemson Extension expanding, adapting to state needs
    Scott Miller | July 28, 2015

    Clemson University Extension will hire specialists across the state and expand programming to better meet the needs of South Carolina’s residents and economy in a five-year strategic plan approved by university leaders.

  • Clemson University recognized for advanced energy initiatives
    Bryce Donovan | July 23, 2015

    South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance has selected Clemson University as recipient of the energy summit award for its advanced energy programs and initiatives.

People


Events


  • Collaborative poetry workshop in Greenville hosted by renowned local poet
    Meredith Mims McTigue | July 13, 2015

    The art exhibition "West Greenville in Print" integrates a literary component by collaborating with accomplished local poets. The first poetry workshop, "Praising West Greenville" at 9 a.m. Wednesday with Glenis Redmond, invites anyone who lives, works or plays in Greenville's west side to share their stories along with NEXT High School students participating in this poetry activity.

  • Clemson scholars to address Kenyan youth development challenges in webcast
    July 8, 2015

    Lawrence Allen, dean emeritus of Clemson University’s College of Health, Education, and Human Development and professor of parks, recreation and tourism management (PRTM), will discuss “Youth Development Challenges in Kenya” as a guest on the "Solutions to the Dropout Crisis” webcast at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Center for Visual Arts-Greenville invites public to create West Greenville exhibit
    Meredith Mims McTigue | June 29, 2015

    Inspired by the sense of community that the Ink Travels exhibit fosters, the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts-Greenville wants to duplicate this experience in the Village of West Greenville by inviting community members to come together through the shared experience of making art.

Public Service Activities


  • Clemson Extension launches Columbia entrepreneurship program
    Scott Miller | July 28, 2015

    Clemson University Extension will help low- to moderate-income individuals launch businesses as part of new program funded by the city of Columbia. Extension associate Stanley Green is bringing the international Ice House Entrepreneurship Program to Columbia’s Eau Claire community with the hopes of teaching working residents how to dream like entrepreneurs.

  • Clemson Extension expanding, adapting to state needs
    Scott Miller | July 28, 2015

    Clemson University Extension will hire specialists across the state and expand programming to better meet the needs of South Carolina’s residents and economy in a five-year strategic plan approved by university leaders.

  • 4-H, Disney pulling kids back outside
    Scott Miller | July 27, 2015

    Some North Charleston children are experiencing nature as never before this week thanks to a new 4-H camp funded by the Disney Conservation Fund. The Charleston Natural Resources Camp will expose 25 North Charleston youth to forestry, water toxicology and wildlife.


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