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  • Clemson Center for Human Genetics continues to unravel how genes impact drug use and addiction
    Jim Melvin | May 20, 2019
    Test tube containing fruit flies.

    Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of  susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.

  • Public invited to follow #ClemsonAgTour across South Carolina May 20-24
    Jonathan Veit | May 14, 2019
    Follow the Clemson Ag Tour May 20 - 24.

    Cutting-edge research and entrepreneurial innovation are two reasons agriculture remains South Carolina’s top economic sector. To highlight that fact, a group of Clemson University administrators, professors and staff will be taking a statewide tour of agricultural research centers and industries May 20-24, and the public is invited to follow along through social media.

  • Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year
    Scott Miller | May 13, 2019
    Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.

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  • Public invited to follow #ClemsonAgTour across South Carolina May 20-24
    Jonathan Veit | May 14, 2019
    Follow the Clemson Ag Tour May 20 - 24.

    Cutting-edge research and entrepreneurial innovation are two reasons agriculture remains South Carolina’s top economic sector. To highlight that fact, a group of Clemson University administrators, professors and staff will be taking a statewide tour of agricultural research centers and industries May 20-24, and the public is invited to follow along through social media.

  • Planning can help pasture owners manage the mud
    Tom Hallman | May 8, 2019
    Pasture grass

    You can't stop the rain. But there are some tried-and-true ways of managing its effects on the pasture your livestock depend on.

  • Clemson Extension helping emergency workers safely use chainsaws in disasters
    Steven Bradley | April 30, 2019
    Instructor demonstrates chainsaw safety techniques to firefighters.

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has provided funding for a series of tree cleanup and chainsaw safety courses aimed at training hundreds of first responders and others how to properly deal with downed trees and safely manage their chainsaw use. The courses are being offered throughout South Carolina by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the University of Georgia. 

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  • Clemson professor’s article chosen for prestigious ‘Best American Essays’ anthology
    Steven Bradley | May 21, 2019
    Drew Lanham with binoculars for birding.

    Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham's essay, “Gone Forever,” has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019," an annual anthology of magazine articles published in the United States that was started in 1986.

  • Clemson University announces its 2019 National Scholars class
    John Gouch | May 14, 2019
    National Scholars logo

    Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.

  • Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year
    Scott Miller | May 13, 2019
    Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.

Events


  • Community Memorial Day service scheduled at Clemson University Scroll of Honor
    May 21, 2019
    Cadets raise the U.S. flag at the Scroll of Honor Memorial.

    The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.

  • Brooks Center announces 2019-20 season
    Thomas Hudgins | May 6, 2019
    Members of the Kingdom Choir stand in a semi-circle around a piano and sing.

    The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.

  • Clemson University helps Artisphere celebrate 15th anniversary
    Paul Alongi | May 6, 2019
    A girl learns to draw with robots at Artisphere in 2018.

    Everyone knows that singing into a microphone produces sound, but one that also creates light will be in downtown Greenville this weekend, as Clemson University helps one of the nation’s top arts festivals celebrate its 15th anniversary. Clemson’s STEAM Exhibit is returning to Artisphere with several new attractions, including a sweater dotted with LED lights that transforms musical notes into light.