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  • New urine test could reduce need for blood samples
    Paul Alongi | May 25, 2015

    If you’ve been to the doctor, you probably know what to do when you’re handed a plastic cup and shown to the bathroom. Most patients hand over the sample and give little thought to what happens when it’s shipped to the lab for analysis. Ken Marcus and his students are the exceptions. They have developed a new testing method that they believe will reduce costs, get faster results and lower the volume of urine needed for a sample.

  • ADHD draws Ph.D. candidate’s attention through research fellowship
    Rick Uhlmann | May 21, 2015

    As an undergraduate, Leah Kitashima witnessed a behavior that had become what she felt was far too prevalent among fellow students.

  • Clemson joins effort to reintroduce sugarcane to Sapelo Island
    Jim Melvin | May 21, 2015
    On April 14, three members of Clemson University assisted Jerome Dixon, left, and his crew plant 88 sugar cane plants on Dixon's organic farm in Townsend, Ga.

    Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the first successful commercial production of the towering grass took place in the United States.

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  • Clemson Impacts magazine earns notable document award
    Jonathan Veit | May 27, 2015

    A Clemson Public Service and Agriculture magazine that enhances economic development in agribusiness, South Carolina's largest industry, won a Notable State Document award from the South Carolina State Library.

  • Granberg named associate provost for faculty affairs
    Ken Scar | May 20, 2015

    The chair of Clemson University’s sociology and anthropology department, Ellen Granberg, has been named Clemson University’s associate provost for faculty affairs.

  • Farrell named Clemson dean of libraries
    Robin S. Denny | May 15, 2015

    An administrator with degrees in library science, public administration and American studies has been named dean of libraries at Clemson University. Mary Margaret “Maggie” Farrell, dean of libraries at University of Wyoming since 2002, will join Clemson in mid-July.


  • In a class by herself: Billie Meacham receives national tutor recognition
    Rick Uhlmann | May 26, 2015

    Learning how to learn is difficult for many, but Billie Meacham seems to have a handle on how to make it easier for Clemson economics students. A senior who majors in marketing and minors in economics, is a peer tutor for the Academic Success Center, and recently was recognized as the national Peer Tutor of the Year by the national Association for the Tutoring Profession.

  • Clemson University research project preserves veterans’ stories
    Ken Scar | May 21, 2015

    Expect to be impressed when you meet a Marine, but when that Marine is a 95-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor who challenges you to a pull-up contest, prepare to be blown away. This is one of many things Clemson University student Will Hines of Spartanburg has learned in conducting the Veterans Project, an ongoing undergraduate research project to collect and preserve the personal accounts of American war veterans.

  • Clemson awards Norris Medal to genetics and biochemistry double major
    Susan Benson | May 19, 2015

    Brittany Avin received her Bachelor of Science degree in genetics with a minor in science and technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry with honors at Clemson University's May 8 Commencement. Then she received the Norris Medal, which is awarded annually to the graduating senior judged the best all-around student by the Scholarships and Awards Committee.


  • Memorial Day service will feature patriotic songs, 21-gun salute
    Ken Scar | May 19, 2015

    Clemson University will hold a Memorial Day service honoring those who have fallen in service to the nation at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Scroll of Honor Memorial on Williamson Road directly across from Memorial Stadium.

  • Annie’s Project to help women on the farm
    Scott Miller | May 11, 2015

    A Chicago native with no prior agricultural experience, Sandra Kay Eubanks is now owner of a growing agribusiness and a proactive member of the South Carolina farming community. She credits part of her success with the knowledge gained and connections made through Annie’s Project, a four-day educational retreat for women in agriculture. Clemson Extension is bringing the program to South Carolina for the fourth year June 11-14 in Hartsville. Space is limited and registration is due by May 15. To register, visit

  • Robots to join artists at Artisphere in Greenville
    Paul Alongi | May 4, 2015

    The arts festival that begins its 11th year this weekend has always filled downtown Greenville with the work of painters and sculptors, but something not human will join the crowd on Main Street this year: robots.

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