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  • Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering
    Paul Alongi | August 22, 2016
    Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.

  • Tata Trusts’ support of automotive engineering fellowships widens bridge between S.C. and India
    Paul Alongi | July 19, 2016

    South Carolina is broadening its connection to the world’s second most populous nation with the help of Ratan Tata, who has been called the father of modern industry in India and is funding fellowships that will pay for five Indian students to work toward automotive engineering degrees at Clemson University.

  • Simona Onori from Clemson automotive engineering honored as emerging leader in energy
    Paul Alongi | May 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is helping extend the life of hybrid car batteries and has been invited to share her knowledge around the world will add to a string of honors Thursday when she goes to Charlotte to be recognized as an emerging leader in energy.

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  • Clemson Design Center officially opens its doors in Charleston
    Bryce Donovan | August 25, 2016

    Starting this fall semester, the new and the old will finally come together when the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and the Historic Preservation Program are united under one roof. The programs will unite in a new space at the Cigar Factory on East Bay Street. The new facility will be known as the Clemson Design Center.

  • Gun from battleship USS Maine to be restored at Clemson conservation center
    Bryce Donovan | August 24, 2016

    Conservators with Clemson University have been tasked with bringing back to life yet another gun from an historic warship. Scientists with the Warren Lasch Conservation Center recently received the century-old, six-inch, 30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine.

  • WeatherSTEM donates weather station for Clemson Memorial Stadium
    John Gouch | August 17, 2016
    The WeatherSTEM weather station on Memorial Stadium.

    Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online thanks to a new weather station.

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  • Clemson awarded $595,000 USDA grant for New and Beginning Farmer Program
    Scott Miller | August 24, 2016
    Members of the Clemson New and Beginning Farmer Class of 2016 are ready to use their knowledge to help grow their family farms.

    Clemson University has received a $595,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to nurture the next generation of farmers in South Carolina. The three-year grant will support Clemson Extension's S.C. New and Beginning Farmer Program.

  • Boxwood blight discovered in S.C. plant nursery
    Tom Hallman | August 24, 2016
    boxwood blight

    Boxwood blight, a disease that can devastate the familiar shrub, has been detected for the first time in a South Carolina plant nursery, say inspectors with the Clemson University Department of Plant Industry.

  • Clemson scientists unraveling astonishing complexities of the butterfly proboscis
    Jim Melvin | August 23, 2016

    A pair of Clemson scientists has spent the past decade exploring the intricacies of the butterfly proboscis, one of nature’s most multifarious body parts. Their ever-increasing fount of knowledge is expected to eventually lead to manufactured devices that could revolutionize medical procedures and other yet-to-be-conceived applications.

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  • Renewable energy expert to lead research, education at Clemson’s North Charleston site
    Paul Alongi | August 24, 2016

    A renewable energy expert who has held several leadership positions in industry and academia will play a central role in building Clemson University’s new research and graduate education programs at its fast-growing site in North Charleston.

  • Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering
    Paul Alongi | August 22, 2016
    Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.

  • Mark Small appointed chair of Clemson youth, family and community studies
    Michael Staton | August 16, 2016

    Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.

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