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  • Soccer coach visits Clemson on fact-finding mission to build blind soccer program in Egypt
    Michael Staton | March 29, 2017
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    Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career thus far championing blind soccer and sports for other marginalized groups in Egypt through his own sports management company, Cardinal Sports. When the U.S. Department of State recently tapped Ali to participate in its Global Sports Mentoring Program, he jumped at the chance to study the successful launch of adaptive sports programs at Clemson University.

  • Clemson’s College of Education to offer new combined undergraduate-graduate degree option
    Michael Staton | March 28, 2017
    Day in the Life

    CLEMSON — Marissa Shuffler, assistant professor in Clemson’s psychology department, recently became the first behavioral scientist at Clemson to receive the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program grant, often called the NSF CAREER award. Shuffler will use the award to help identify factors and design interventions that will improve teamwork across multiple disciplines. […]

  • Clemson names associate dean for undergraduate studies
    John Gouch | March 22, 2017
    bridget trogden

    Bridget Trogden has been named associate dean for undergraduate studies at Clemson University. Trodgen is quality enhancement program director and associate professor of chemistry at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.


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  • Fighting a forgotten disease to return the American chestnut to grandeur
    Clinton Colmenares | March 29, 2017

    American chestnuts trees were wiped out 100 years ago, but Clemson researchers and community volunteers are bringing them back by breeding trees to be resistant to Phytophthora root rot, a mold overshadowed by the infamous "chestnut blight."

  • Clemson Extension launches live call-in program to answer viewer questions
    Scott Miller | March 23, 2017

    The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.

  • Clemson student awarded federal grant for precision ag technology
    Scott Miller | March 22, 2017
    Phillip Williams

    Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.



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