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  • Clemson ranked among nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review
    John Gouch | August 30, 2016

    The Princeton Review once again has ranked Clemson University among the nation’s best colleges. Clemson was ranked among the top universities in six categories in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381 Colleges” 2017 edition.

  • Clemson awarded $2.1 million for research in mathematics for data security
    Jonathan Veit | August 30, 2016

    A team of Clemson University mathematical sciences professors was awarded $2.1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance teaching and research in mathematical areas critical to the privacy and security of computer communications.

  • 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.

Research


  • Clemson awarded $2.1 million for research in mathematics for data security
    Jonathan Veit | August 30, 2016

    A team of Clemson University mathematical sciences professors was awarded $2.1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance teaching and research in mathematical areas critical to the privacy and security of computer communications.

  • Stephen Foulger to lead $6 million in research on the brain
    Paul Alongi | August 24, 2016

    Stephen Foulger of Clemson University is leading a team that has received $6 million to develop a new way of stimulating specific parts of the brain in what could be the first step toward treatments for seizures and illnesses ranging from addiction to depression.

  • 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.

Economic Development


  • 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.

University News


  • Younts commit Cornerstone Gift for athletics facilities
    August 31, 2016

    Melvin K. and Dollie Younts, passionate Clemson fans and philanthropists of Fountain Inn, pledged the sixth Cornerstone Gift to athletics. The recently renovated 600-seat South Club area at Memorial Stadium will now be named the Melvin and Dollie Younts South Club in appreciation of their $2.5 million commitment.

  • Clemson ranked among nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review
    John Gouch | August 30, 2016

    The Princeton Review once again has ranked Clemson University among the nation’s best colleges. Clemson was ranked among the top universities in six categories in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381 Colleges” 2017 edition.

  • 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.

Public Service and Agriculture


People


  • 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.

Events


  • September is Campus Safety Awareness Month at Clemson
    Alexa Emerson | August 31, 2016

    CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University mathematical sciences professors was awarded $2.1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance teaching and research in mathematical areas critical to the privacy and security of computer communications. The NSF Research Training Groups grant will support research training for undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scientists in […]

  • Fall colors expected for 5K run through Botanical Garden
    Paul Alongi | August 31, 2016

    Fall colors should be filling the trees on Oct. 22 when runners gather at the South Carolina Botanical Garden for a 3.1-mile run that promotes healthy competition while raising money for a Clemson University student group.

  • New Extension program promotes rain gardens to combat floods, erosion and stormwater runoff
    Scott Miller | August 30, 2016
    Clemson University Extension leads the installations of a rain garden.

    The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Carolina Clear have launched an initiative to help property owners install rain gardens to mitigate potential flood damage and help protect South Carolina water quality.


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