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  • Faculty, students research use, management of 17,000-acre Clemson Experimental Forest
    Michael Staton | March 25, 2019
    Experimental Forest research

    Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.

  • Summer Scholars program invites middle, high school students to ‘try on’ Clemson for a week
    Michael Staton | March 12, 2019
    Summer Scholars

    Clemson's Summer Scholars program will run for eight weeks this summer starting June 2 and offer a wide variety of courses, from Professional Golf Management to Exploring Mammalian Cell Culture. The program allows middle and high school students to get an early sense of what the college experience--both academically and culturally--is all about, and the program has increased the number of courses it offers in order to add variety.

  • Clemson University, Greenville schools to examine best practices for students with emotional and behavioral disorders
    Michael Staton | March 5, 2019

    Clemson University has partnered with Greenville County Schools on research that will examine the most effective approaches for teachers working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The project will start with a four-day training session for special education teachers in summer 2019 and continue with coaching and evaluations during the following academic year.

Research


  • Faculty, students research use, management of 17,000-acre Clemson Experimental Forest
    Michael Staton | March 25, 2019
    Experimental Forest research

    Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.

  • Clemson researchers work to understand impact of coyotes on state’s deer population
    Steven Bradley | March 25, 2019
    A coyote fitted with ear tags in Upstate South Carolina to help researchers understand the impact of the species on the state's deer population.

    In collaboration with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Forest Service, a Clemson University assistant professor is leading a research team to better understand how coyotes are affecting deer in the state’s Piedmont region and inform management practices to conserve its deer population for future generations of hunters.

  • Clemson natural resource scientists honored for research efforts
    Steven Bradley | March 20, 2019
    David Jachowski conducts field research with student Annie Carew.

    A pair of scientists working to foster wildlife and natural resources conservation in South Carolina and beyond have garnered recognition as this year’s top researchers in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. David Jachowski and John Rodgers, faculty members in the forestry and environmental conservation department, were recently named CAFLS Researchers of the Year.

Economic Development


  • Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville
    Tara Romanella | February 20, 2019
    Outside view at night of 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


  • Faculty, students research use, management of 17,000-acre Clemson Experimental Forest
    Michael Staton | March 25, 2019
    Experimental Forest research

    Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.

  • Brooks Theatre at Clemson will reopen March 25 after spring cleaning
    March 20, 2019
    Brooksrepairs

    As Clemson University students and faculty pause for spring break, their primary performance space is getting a spring cleaning. The Brooks Theatre will again open its doors to the public on Monday, March 25, 2019. The reopening was announced three weeks after the discovery of several bats in the building, which led to a cautionary closing of the theater.

  • Clemson students elect new undergraduate leaders
    Philip Sikes | March 15, 2019
    Andrew Kwasny (left) and Logan Young (right) were elected student body vice president and president, respectively, in Clemson University's 2019 election.

    Logan Young and Andrew Kwasny have been elected Clemson University Student Government (CUSG) president and vice president, respectively. Ashley Girvin, a junior, was elected president of the undergraduate student senate. The inauguration of the new leaders will take place on Thursday, April 11.

Public Service and Agriculture


People


  • Clemson honors five recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award
    March 21, 2019
    Clemson Alumni Association seal

    The Clemson Alumni Association will honor the recipients of the 2019 Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers, at a reception this month.

  • Clemson University trustee presented with Clemson’s Distinguished Service Award
    March 21, 2019
    John N. "Nicky" McCarter Jr.

    Clemson University Trustee John N. "Nicky" McCarter Jr. of Columbia is being honored by the Clemson Alumni Association with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers.

  • Clemson natural resource scientists honored for research efforts
    Steven Bradley | March 20, 2019
    David Jachowski conducts field research with student Annie Carew.

    A pair of scientists working to foster wildlife and natural resources conservation in South Carolina and beyond have garnered recognition as this year’s top researchers in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. David Jachowski and John Rodgers, faculty members in the forestry and environmental conservation department, were recently named CAFLS Researchers of the Year.

Events


  • Celebrating Pride: Clemson’s month of honoring the LGBTQ+ community
    Wanda Johnson | March 21, 2019
    Clemson Pride logo

    Clemson’s Pride events kick off at the end of March. The Gantt Multicultural Center, along with a committee made up of faculty, staff and students, will host a variety of celebratory and educational events.

  • South Carolina Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sales are April 5, 6 and 20
    Denise Attaway | March 19, 2019
    The Spring 2019 Plant Sale at the South Carolina Botanical Garden is slated for April 5, 6 and 20.

    It’s almost spring and South Carolina residents planning to spruce up their gardens should look to the South Carolina Botanical Garden for just what they need. The Botanical Garden Spring 2019 Plant Sale will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 5, for Friends of the Garden and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays April 6 and 20, for the public.

  • Smithsonian to display Clemson research examining health, arts and education for ACCelerate Festival
    Tara Romanella | March 8, 2019
    Logo for the 2019 ACCelerate Festival with logos from Virginia Tech and the Smithsonian Institute

    Two Clemson research projects, which explore human health and childhood learning and development, are heading to the Smithsonian for the 2019 ACCelerate Festival. Both will be on display in Clemson’s R.M. Cooper Library on March 14 (10 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.) and 15 (10 a.m.-noon). Guests will have an opportunity to interact with the exhibits and learn about the science behind the project from researchers.