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  • Clemson to kick off academic year Aug. 19 with Convocation
    Philip Sikes | August 15, 2019
    Convocation from August 2018

    Clemson University begins its academic year officially at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshmen, transfer and graduate students, along with faculty and staff, are invited to take part in the annual ceremony and hear remarks from a number of distinguished speakers, including President James P. Clements and academic cornerstone partner Joe Erwin.

  • Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform
    Kayla Rogers | August 14, 2019
    Virtual Press Simulation

    Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom.

  • Clemson University to offer TigerOne ID on iPhone and Apple Watch
    Philip Sikes | August 13, 2019
    Image of an iPhone

    Clemson University students, faculty and staff will be able to add their TigerOne ID cards to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and much more starting this fall.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Extension offers resources to manage toxin-producing blue-green algae in ponds
    Steven Bradley | August 16, 2019
    Cyanobacteria blooms are pictured on a pond.

    With recent reports attributing the death of some dogs in neighboring states to toxic blue-green algae in water bodies, Clemson Cooperative Extension is offering resources to South Carolinians pond owners to identify and prevent harmful algal blooms.

  • Clemson sets 2019 Peanut Field Day for Sept. 5 in Blackville
    Denise Attaway | August 14, 2019
    Peanuts in a harvester.

    Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC), 64 Research Road, Blackville.

  • South Carolina youth put wildlife habitat knowledge to test at national competition
    Steven Bradley | August 14, 2019
    4-H and FFA teams pose together with South Carolina state flag at WHEP competition.

    As one of two states in the nation with both a 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) team in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest (WHEP) and with both teams posting stellar scores, South Carolina’s young people made their mark on the national stage after an extended absence. For the first time in more than 20 years, South Carolina had two teams compete in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest at the Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City July 14-17.

People


  • Chris Edrington joins Clemson University as Warren H. Owen Distinguished Professor
    Paul Alongi | August 15, 2019
    Chris Edrington, the new Warren H. Owen Distinguished Professor, brings to Clemson deep experience in control systems, drive systems and applied power electronics.

    An electrical engineer who sees big opportunities to commercialize technology in South Carolina and surrounding states is joining Clemson University as the new Warren H. Owen Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • Chemistry professor Jeff Anker named Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors
    Compiled by Jim Melvin | August 13, 2019
    Jeff Anker at radiology symposium.

    Clemson University College of Science professor of chemistry Jeff Anker, whose collaborative research exemplifies the creative vision of an entrepreneurial inventor, has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.

  • Smith named interim director of World Cinema at Clemson
    Paul Hyde | July 17, 2019

    John Robert Smith has been appointed interim director of the World Cinema program at Clemson University. Smith, who will serve as interim director for two years, hopes to attract more students to the program. He also wants to create more courses and provide opportunities for internships and studying abroad, all with an eye to boosting the career prospects of graduates. “I want to see graduates get jobs they love,” Smith said.

Events


  • Summer undergraduate research to be on display at Clemson University
    Blythe Steelman | August 15, 2019

    More than 65 Clemson University students will present at the third annual Summer Creative Inquiry and Undergraduate Research Showcase at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, Aug. 20.

  • Clemson sets 2019 Peanut Field Day for Sept. 5 in Blackville
    Denise Attaway | August 14, 2019
    Peanuts in a harvester.

    Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC), 64 Research Road, Blackville.

  • Clemson to hold August graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday
    Philip Sikes | August 5, 2019
    Clemson will hold its summer graduation on Friday, August 9 inside Littlejohn Coliseum.

    Clemson University will confer more than 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in Littlejohn Coliseum. Visitors should plan extra time for travel and prepare for metal detectors at each entrance and the enforcement of the clear bag policy as well.