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  • Clemson expands global opportunities for students through International Internship Program
    Philip Sikes | May 17, 2018
    Troy Nunamaker and Leah Hughes of Clemson joined with Barabara West of Academic Programs International to present on the importance of international internships

    A unique collaboration among Clemson University's Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD), the College of Business and the Office of Global Engagement has afforded 22 students the opportunity to study abroad this summer through Clemson's International Internship Program.

  • Hayek Center adds new dimension to Clemson business education
    Rick Uhlmann | May 16, 2018
    The Hayek Center, Watson, business, research

    Clemson University’s College of Business has added a new dimension to its research and education with the addition of The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity, according to the research center’s new leader. “Through a combination of scholarly research, graduate fellowships and undergraduate education, the center will explore when and under what conditions business advances human well-being. Understanding the ‘why’ of business will give our graduates a sense of purpose in knowing their professional lives matter,” Reed Watson said.

  • National Scholars’ roar will echo far and wide with 100% placement post-graduation
    Olivia Dubro | May 11, 2018
    Image of several of the National Scholars

    Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.

Research


Economic Development


  • Clemson University’s new FACE to help sustain natural resources
    Denise Attaway | May 15, 2018
    South Carolina has more than 1,600 lakes larger than 10 acres.

    With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence.

  • CU-ICAR to host SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Testing Symposium
    Bryce Donovan | May 14, 2018

    Automotive experts say today’s smart vehicles are generating upwards of one gigabyte of information every second. So the question is: How do you collect all that data and what do you do with it? This is at the heart of the inaugural SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Systems Testing Symposium, which will be held at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) on June 20-21.

  • Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston now realizing its vision
    Bryce Donovan | April 25, 2018
    Five students will become the first graduates of The Zucker Family Graduate Education Center May 10.

    Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month, Helfter and four others will become the first graduates of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, part of Clemson University’s Restoration Institute innovation campus in North Charleston.

University News


  • Keith L. Belli named dean of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
    Tara Romanella | May 22, 2018
    Keith L. Belli

    Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He will assume his new role Sept. 1, succeeding George R. Askew Jr., who will continue to serve as vice president of Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA).

  • Clemson awards more than 1,700 degrees Friday; U.S. Sen. Tim Scott addresses graduates
    Tara Romanella | May 11, 2018
    Student stand together to sing the Clemson Alma Mater for the first time as alummi.

    Clemson University conferred more than 1,700 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Friday. U.S. Sen. and New York Times best-selling author Tim Scott gave a speech at both ceremonies and offered three pieces of advice for a full and significant life: “If I was sitting in your chairs, what advice would I want?” said Scott (R-S.C.). “First, failure is not final if you don’t refuse to quit. The second, stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. And number three, hold on tightly to the dreams that inspire you.”

  • Clemson awards 1,800 degrees, honorary doctorate to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley
    Tara Romanella | May 10, 2018
    close up image of student holding his cap on his heart with the 2018 tassle showing

    Clemson University conferred more than 1,800 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Thursday. Among the recipients was Nikki Haley (’94), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna, who was awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities before addressing College of Business and College of Education graduates in the afternoon.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Mosquito-borne viruses emerge in spring as a threat to S.C. horses
    Tom Hallman | May 23, 2018
    vaccinate horses

    A five-milligram mosquito can slay a 1,000-pound horse in a matter of days. All it needs is the right virus. But with your help, the horse can survive the attack. All you need is the right vaccine — at the right time. Now's the time.

  • Keith L. Belli named dean of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
    Tara Romanella | May 22, 2018
    Keith L. Belli

    Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He will assume his new role Sept. 1, succeeding George R. Askew Jr., who will continue to serve as vice president of Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA).

  • South Carolina officials seek help finding one of ‘world’s worst’ invasive weeds
    Tom Hallman | May 22, 2018
    cogongrass

    Just as the weather warms, they pop their ugly heads out of hiding. But thank goodness they do, because now is the best time to find them so they can be destroyed. The flowers of cogongrass are in bloom now, helping the invasive weed resume its aggressive spread to new fields and forests. Left unchecked, cogongrass will form dense stands over large areas and choke out native plants, doing untold damage to local ecology and to farmers' fields.

People


Events


  • Clemson community Memorial Day service scheduled at Scroll of Honor
    May 21, 2018

    The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. Retired Army Chaplain (Col.) Dave West will speak at the ceremony, which begins at 4 p.m.

  • Campus Recreation hosts inaugural ‘Puppies & Patriots 5K’ on May 26
    Philip Sikes | May 16, 2018
    Participants in the fourth annual Walk for Veterans, held at Clemson University

    Casey Frock may be just a junior at Pendleton High School, but it didn’t stop him from approaching the event staff in Clemson University Campus Recreation with an idea for the university community to support veterans during Memorial Day weekend. Behind his vision, Campus Recreation will host an inaugural Puppies & Patriots 5K and Dog Walk Saturday, May 26. The event will begin in Jervey Meadows and take place alongside the beautiful backdrop of the dikes bordering Hartwell Lake.

  • CU-ICAR to host SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Testing Symposium
    Bryce Donovan | May 14, 2018

    Automotive experts say today’s smart vehicles are generating upwards of one gigabyte of information every second. So the question is: How do you collect all that data and what do you do with it? This is at the heart of the inaugural SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Systems Testing Symposium, which will be held at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) on June 20-21.

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