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  • Clemson extends Karanfil as vice president for research
    Scott Miller | February 23, 2018

    Clemson University has reappointed Tanju Karanfil vice president for research as it looks to build upon the momentum of its recent research growth.

  • New precision device could advance low-dose radiation cancer research
    Clinton Colmenares | February 22, 2018
    A small white cup with a transparent film at one end sits next to a "caution-radiation" sign.

    A team of Clemson University bioengineering and physics students and faculty described an irradiation fluorescence system they developed that could accelerate research in delivering very specific types of radiation in controlled doses. They also showed that low doses of specific, controlled radiation are safe for healthy cells.

  • Origami mysteries could unfold in engineering research
    Paul Alongi | February 21, 2018
    Suyi Li, center, works in his Clemson University lab with Ph.D. students Priyanka Bhovad, right, and Sahand Sadeghi.

    The sign on the wall behind Suyi Li’s desk at Clemson University has a picture of a paper swan and a quick dash of motivation, “Keep calm and origami on.” The ancient art of paper folding is showing promise for new technology that ranges from cancer-fighting drugs to foldable armor for police officers, and Li is hoping to take the practice to the next level in a new research project.

Economic Development


  • New CU-ICAR leader plans to grow Clemson automotive research and education
    Bryce Donovan | February 19, 2018
    Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.

  • Clemson launches advanced manufacturing research and workforce development hub in Greenville
    February 15, 2018
    Vehicle Assembly Center logo

    Automotive researchers, students and manufacturers will work side by side developing and learning advanced manufacturing techniques at the new Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center that was unveiled Thursday in Greenville. Part of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and located in the Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation, the real-world research space will provide innovative manufacturing solutions and highly trained engineers and technicians for industry.

  • Clemson trustees approve facility renovation and construction plans
    Robin Denny | February 9, 2018
    Sikes Hall

    Clemson University trustees Friday approved the final step in building a childcare facility to serve faculty, staff and student families among other business in their quarterly meetings on campus Feb. 8-9.

University News


  • Clemson trustees approve facility renovation and construction plans
    Robin Denny | February 9, 2018
    Sikes Hall

    Clemson University trustees Friday approved the final step in building a childcare facility to serve faculty, staff and student families among other business in their quarterly meetings on campus Feb. 8-9.

  • Two Clemson officials to serve on national board for higher education
    Wanda Johnson | January 30, 2018

    Two representatives from Clemson University will serve on the new Higher Education Committee of 50—or Forward50, which represents the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

  • Unity and love focus of 2018 MLK commemorative service message
    Wanda Johnson | January 22, 2018

    The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center organized MLK activities, building on the theme, "By All Means, Keep on Moving." Each event issued a call to action. Clemson’s 36th Annual MLK Commemorative Service was held at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Tues., Jan. 16. The program featured keynote speaker, Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa Pinckney, and recipients of the 2018 MLK Awards for Excellence in Service.

Public Service and Agriculture


People


  • Clemson extends Karanfil as vice president for research
    Scott Miller | February 23, 2018

    Clemson University has reappointed Tanju Karanfil vice president for research as it looks to build upon the momentum of its recent research growth.

  • Student hopes his film inspires more courses at Clemson University
    Wanda Johnson | February 23, 2018

    Clemson senior Horace Priester is laying the foundation for his career with the production of "The Letters That Guided Us." Priester entered the 30-minute film in the College Television Awards, Student Academy Awards and other film festivals. He hopes the film inspires new course offerings in the department of communication studies.

  • New CU-ICAR leader plans to grow Clemson automotive research and education
    Bryce Donovan | February 19, 2018
    Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.

Events


  • Clemson to host forum, book launch on American conservation
    Steven Bradley | February 19, 2018

    Clemson will host an interactive panel discussion titled “A Conversation on The Future of Conservation in America” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute. Held in conjunction with the release and launch of a national book tour for “The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water,” by Clemson professor Gary Machlis and former National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, the event will use the opportunity for a candid discussion on the state of American conservation and its path forward.

  • Clemson announces workshop for foodies who want to safely sell food
    Denise Attaway | February 12, 2018
    Preparing food

    Foodies who have a recipe that’s all the rave and who are considering safely producing and selling food can get the help they need from the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service.

  • Learn about decline of coral reefs and talk to scientists at free showing of ‘Chasing Coral’
    Jim Melvin | February 8, 2018
    Dozens of Clemson University student scientists have conducted coral restoration research in the Florida Keys.

    Clemson University is hosting a free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral,” which features divers, photographers and scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of why coral reefs are in dramatic decline throughout the world.


Fall 2017 honors

2,861 students made the President’s List with all A’s.

4,477 students made the Dean’s List. They achieved a grade point average of 3.50 and 3.99.

More than 1,400 students received degrees at Clemson University’s December graduation ceremonies.

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