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  • Women engineers discuss ‘Hidden Figures’ and lingering challenges
    Clinton Colmenares | January 17, 2017

    The non-fiction book and its film counterpart “Hidden Figures” revealed the genius behind the American space race in the 1960s: a cohort of black women who, despite segregation and discrimination, applied their genius in math and engineering to help send our rockets and astronauts into space and bring them back safely.

  • Research led by Clemson University could help revolutionize transportation
    Paul Alongi | January 17, 2017
    Mashur "Ronnie" Chowdhury

    Mashrur "Ronnie" Chowdhury envisions a future in which car accidents will be reduced to virtually zero and drivers will travel down some of the state’s busiest roads without stopping for a single traffic light. It could begin to happen in as little as a decade, he said, with the help of a new center that will based out of Clemson University with $1.4 million in startup financing from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • Paying ClemsonForward: New research grants support growth
    Clinton Colmenares | January 16, 2017

    The Division of Research has announced more than $1 million in new internal funding opportunities for faculty across the university. The R-Initiative funds are part of the ClemsonForward strategic plan.

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  • Research led by Clemson University could help revolutionize transportation
    Paul Alongi | January 17, 2017
    Mashur "Ronnie" Chowdhury

    Mashrur "Ronnie" Chowdhury envisions a future in which car accidents will be reduced to virtually zero and drivers will travel down some of the state’s busiest roads without stopping for a single traffic light. It could begin to happen in as little as a decade, he said, with the help of a new center that will based out of Clemson University with $1.4 million in startup financing from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • Clemson to play leading role in $253-million plan to use more robots in advanced manufacturing
    Paul Alongi | January 13, 2017
    Venkat Krovi, the Michelin Endowed Chair in Vehicle Automation, is helping Clemson University play a leadership role in the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute.

    Clemson University experts will help develop next-generation robots and play a leading role in training the workers who operate them as part of a $253-million plan that aims to fill 510,000 potential new manufacturing jobs across the country by 2025.

  • South Carolina strengthens position as advanced manufacturing hub with BMW endowed chair
    Paul Alongi | December 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is creating the technology and educational programs that could give the United States an edge in the competitive world of advanced manufacturing is the new holder of an esteemed faculty position endowed by BMW, an anchor of the South Carolina economy.

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  • AgriBiz & Farm Expo continues to expand its agricultural roots
    Jim Melvin | January 19, 2017

    Hundreds of farmers, exhibitors and scientists from the Southeast and across the United States attended the S.C. AgriBiz & Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11-12.

  • Clemson sets Corn and Soybean Production Meeting
    Denise Attaway | January 18, 2017
    South Carolina corn and soybean producers can get a jump on their 2017 crops by attending Clemson’s Corn and Soybean Production Meeting on Feb. 8 in the Dillon Wellness Center.

    South Carolina corn and soybean producers can get a jump on their 2017 crops by attending Clemson’s Corn and Soybean Production Meeting on Feb. 8.

  • Clemson sets state cotton, peanut meetings for Jan. 24, 26
    Scott Miller | January 10, 2017
    U.S. cotton supplies have exceeded demand by nearly 30 percent.

    Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. Clemson University scientists will share the latest research results on insect and weed management, precision agriculture, cotton breeding, variety trials and more.

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  • State group re-elects Clemson staffer as secretary
    January 4, 2017
    Denise Godwin

    P. Denise Godwin, deputy risk manager for Clemson University’s Office of Risk Management, was re-elected secretary of the the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association at its annual business meeting Dec. 14, 2016.

  • Clemson senior Joey Wilson awarded Schwarzman scholarship to China
    Maggie Masterson | December 13, 2016
    Joey Wilson

    Clemson University senior Joey Wilson of Duncan has been named a Schwarzman Scholar. This prestigious scholarship will send 129 men and women from 30 countries to study for one year at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

  • Barker book captures stories of life in the President’s Home
    December 12, 2016

    For the 14 years he served as Clemson University’s president, James F. Barker ended most of his speeches with stories of life in the president’s home – usually involving spontaneous, sometimes poignant and sometimes hilarious, encounters with students who showed up on his doorstep. And for 14 years, his audiences have told him he should write a book. That book, “Can the President Come Out and Play? Stories of Life in the President’s Home,” by Jim and Marcia Barker, is now available.

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Clemson University awarded degrees to more than 1,300 students at the fall 2016 graduation ceremony.

Video from the morning ceremony and the afternoon ceremony


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