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  • Clemson University architecture students among most hired
    Tara Romanella | November 13, 2018

    The Clemson University architecture and landscape architecture programs have been recognized as two of the country’s “Most Hired From” by DesignIntelligence.

  • Study finds smartphone app may be the best job aid for people with intellectual disabilities
    Michael Staton | October 29, 2018

    A study of the effectiveness of a Clemson-developed smartphone app for people with intellectual disabilities has yielded impressive results. The app, Task Analysis Lite, assists users in the completion of everyday tasks for home and work. Clemson’s study of the app found large gains in the performance of task completion once the app was incorporated. The app was developed through an interdisciplinary partnership between Clemson’s school of computing and ClemsonLIFE, a program that provides postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities.

  • Conference draws international experts to explore lasting impact of ‘Lincoln’s Unfinished Work’
    Tara Romanella | October 25, 2018

    Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.

Research


  • New national light maps help greenhouse growers manage plant growth
    Denise Attaway | November 14, 2018
    Maps created by Jim Faust and Joanne Logan.

    Horticulturists across the United States can use new light management tools to ensure greenhouse plants receive the correct amount of light needed for proper growth. The U.S. Daily Light Integral Maps developed by Jim Faust, a Clemson horticulture associate professor, and Joanne Logan, a University of Tennessee biosystems engineering and soil science associate professor, allow growers to better manage light their plants receive.

  • Clemson-based project aims to transform Southeastern feed grain industry
    Steven Bradley | November 13, 2018
    Grain sorghum grows in a field during commercial trials.

    A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.

  • Diabetes targeted in new bioengineering research at Clemson University
    Paul Alongi | November 12, 2018
    Agneta Simionescu, right, works with bioreactors in her lab with students Laura McCallum and Spencer Marsh.

    Clemson University bioengineers are launching a new research project to better understand cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, an affliction that affects about 13 percent of South Carolina adults and cost $4.3 billion last year alone. What the bioengineers learn could help lay the groundwork for future studies aimed at finding new treatments.

Economic Development


  • Clemson-based project aims to transform Southeastern feed grain industry
    Steven Bradley | November 13, 2018
    Grain sorghum grows in a field during commercial trials.

    A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.

  • Business, education leader named to Clemson corporate partnerships and strategic initiatives post
    Tara Romanella | November 8, 2018
    Photo of David W. Clayton

    A Greenville business and education leader whose experience ranges from economic development to higher education has been named an assistant vice president for the Clemson University Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.

  • Clemson University joins consortium to accelerate commercialization of biomedical technologies
    Clarissa Williams | October 17, 2018

    Clemson University is working to quicken the commercialization of biomedical technologies through its participation in a regional technology transfer accelerator hub recently funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

University News


Public Service and Agriculture


  • New national light maps help greenhouse growers manage plant growth
    Denise Attaway | November 14, 2018
    Maps created by Jim Faust and Joanne Logan.

    Horticulturists across the United States can use new light management tools to ensure greenhouse plants receive the correct amount of light needed for proper growth. The U.S. Daily Light Integral Maps developed by Jim Faust, a Clemson horticulture associate professor, and Joanne Logan, a University of Tennessee biosystems engineering and soil science associate professor, allow growers to better manage light their plants receive.

  • Clemson-based project aims to transform Southeastern feed grain industry
    Steven Bradley | November 13, 2018
    Grain sorghum grows in a field during commercial trials.

    A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.

  • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tours Clemson, cites university’s role in future of ag
    Steven Bradley | November 9, 2018

    Declaring America’s agricultural future “bright and prosperous,” United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue cited the vital role of land-grant universities such as Clemson University in sustaining that momentum during a visit to the campus Friday.

People


  • Business, education leader named to Clemson corporate partnerships and strategic initiatives post
    Tara Romanella | November 8, 2018
    Photo of David W. Clayton

    A Greenville business and education leader whose experience ranges from economic development to higher education has been named an assistant vice president for the Clemson University Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.

  • Food scientists expose foodie fears in ‘Did You Just Eat That?’
    Lauren Andrews, Class of 2019 | November 7, 2018
    Professor Paul Dawson is seated at a lab table looking at a microscope with one of his graduate students

    How many times have you dropped food on the floor, picked it back up, and eaten it, claiming, “It’s OK, the five-second rule!"? You’re not the only one. "Did You Just Eat That?", a new title from Clemson University food scientist Paul Dawson and co-authored by Brian Sheldon of North Carolina State University, dives into the origins of food myths exactly like the five-second rule and explains why you may want to rethinking your habits in the kitchen, bathroom and other public spaces.

  • Clemson geneticist Mackay to be honored at renowned Trinity College Dublin
    By Jim Melvin and Pete Martin | October 25, 2018
    The sculpture of "The Double Helix" by Brian King stands outside the Smurfit Institute of Genetics at Trinity College Dublin.

    Trudy Mackay, director of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics, will be honored in Dublin as the 2018 recipient of Trinity College’s Dawson Prize in Genetics, which is awarded to geneticists of international prominence.

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