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  • National security agencies tap Clemson professors’ Russian trolling research
    Rick Uhlmann | July 16, 2019
    Patrick Warren, Darren Linvill in Social Media Listening Center

    Research by two Clemson University professors on Russian social media trolling has drawn the interest of U.S. agencies charged with protecting the country’s national security. Patrick Warren, associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics and Darren Linvill, associate professor in the department of communication, have shared their extensive research on Russian social media disinformation campaigns with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, the Department of Homeland Security, other federal law enforcement agencies and more recently, U.S. Army Cyber Command.

  • Astronauts could turn waste into hydrogen peroxide with help of Clemson University research
    Paul Alongi | July 15, 2019
    Sudeep Popat (center) holds a microbial fuel cell while working with his students at Clemson University's L.G. Rich Environmental Research Laboratory.

    Astronauts on deep-space missions won’t be able to run to the store for disinfectant wipes, but they may have another way of cleaning surfaces inside their spaceship, and it could involve human waste. Sudeep Popat of Clemson University is developing a way of making hydrogen peroxide for use on long-term space missions. He proposes to do it by feeding human waste to microbial fuel cells that produce hydrogen peroxide.

  • After winning Miss South Carolina title, Clemson grad plans to promote science in S.C. and across the nation
    Chris Worthy | July 11, 2019
    Morgan Nichols in the lab

    May 2019 Clemson graduate Morgan Nichols was recently named Miss South Carolina. Her state and national platform will focus on STEM education.

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  • Clemson University, Duke Energy partner to bring mobile engineering lab to middle school students across South Carolina
    June 27, 2019
    Photo of the Explore Mobile Lab

    Clemson University and Duke Energy are hitting the road this summer behind the wheel of the Explore Mobile Lab, an innovative approach to educating middle school students across the Palmetto State about the critical and growing field of engineering. This creative partnership between the University and Duke Energy is unique to South Carolina, and the program hopes to educate and engage young scientists and engineers who will be the future workforce for industries such as electric utilities that will need those skills to power communities in the 21st century.

  • Natatorium Update: Temporary closure anticipated to last two weeks; additional evaluation needed
    June 21, 2019

    The natatorium at Clemson University’s Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1, as previously announced, so that repairs to address immediate needs of the pool can be made. The repairs are expected to take approximately two weeks, during which time the pool will be closed.

  • Natatorium to close temporarily Aug. 1 at Fike Recreation Center
    June 13, 2019

    The natatorium located in Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1 as Clemson University officials prepare to conduct a safety and feasibility study. The closure will allow time for the consideration of maintenance and renovation needs and the results of the study will be used to determine both the best use of the space moving forward and the aquatic needs of the campus community.

Public Service and Agriculture

  • Clemson alumnus Sidi Limehouse named 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo South Carolina Farmer of the Year
    Denise Attaway | July 17, 2019
    2019 S.C. Farmer of the Year Sidi Limehouse and his lifelong partner Louise Bennet grow more than 3,000 hydrangea plants to sell from their Johns Island roadside stand.

    The white four-door Dodge pickup rattles over bumpy trails in fields of vegetables as 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo South Carolina Farmer of the Year and Clemson alumnus Sidi Limehouse talks about farming at 80 years old, being forced to relocate his roadside stand, working with employees and volunteers who are more like family and, of course, Clemson University.

  • Clemson pond management program geared to both professionals, homeowners
    Steven Bradley | July 11, 2019
    Master Pond Manager participants gather for field day.

    Master Pond Manager program participants at field days at Francis Marion University and Moore Farms Botanical Garden put their classroom knowledge into action with hands-on learning about such topics as dam maintenance, fish management, stormwater pond design and maintenance, and best management practices led by Clemson Extension experts.

  • Clemson Extension, architecture collaborate to enhance Charleston’s Corrine Jones Park
    Jonathan Veit | July 10, 2019
    People adding soil ammendment to garden bed

    When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there had better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. For Frances Perez and Corbin Laedlein, it was the opportunity to complete the Certification Track of Clemson Extension’s Master Rain Gardener program by helping build a rain garden and rainwater harvesting system in Corrine Jones Park.



  • Clemson scientists will answer watermelon questions at the 2019 Field Day July 11
    Denise Attaway | June 18, 2019
    Learn where seedless watermelons come from during the 2019 Watermelon Field Day at Clemson's Edisto REC.

    What came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If seedless watermelon don’t make seeds, what do farmers plant to grow them? While Clemson agricultural scientists can’t answer the first two eternal questions, they will be sure to answer the third during the 2019 Watermelon Field Day slated for July 11 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center, 64 Research Road, Blackville.

  • 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.