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  • Heart research gets $4.1 million boost on Valentine’s Day
    Paul Alongi | February 14, 2019
    Naren Vyavahare, left, and Will Richardson have each received R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health for heart-related research.

    Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and romance, but the holiday has also become an opportunity to promote heart health, a tradition that continues as Clemson University bioengineers announce the launch of two separate research projects. Will Richardson and Naren Vyavahare said Thursday that they each have received grants from the National Institutes of Health for new research related to the heart. The two grants combined represent $4.1 million in new research funding in Clemson’s department of bioengineering.

  • Autism advocate and professor Temple Grandin plans two talks for Clemson family
    Clinton Colmenares | February 12, 2019
    Temple Grandin

    Temple Grandin, the world-renowned advocate for people with autism and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, will give two talks to Clemson audiences on Thursday, March 7.

  • Clemson study links lynchings to black Americans’ low voter registration
    Rick Uhlmann | February 7, 2019
    Jhacova Williams is an economic historian

    Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.

Economic Development


  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development
    Clarissa Williams | January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced six researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

  • Overall S.C. ag outlook strong, but weather, trade affecting cotton and soybeans
    Denise Attaway | December 13, 2018
    Clemson experts say the 2018 cotton season could be better than the record setting season of 2017.

    With a focus on economic development, the South Carolina agricultural industry is poised for positive productivity in 2019.

  • ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University
    Ashley Boncimino | December 6, 2018
    Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

University News


  • Clemson board of trustees concludes winter meetings
    Joe Galbraith | February 8, 2019
    Clemson University trustees lift ceremonial shovelfuls of dirt at the groundbreaking for the Child Development Center.

    Clemson University’s board of trustees participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new child development center before convening the full board for its quarterly meeting Friday afternoon.

  • Clemson selected as Beckman Scholar institution
    Joe Galbraith | February 6, 2019
    Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation logo

    Clemson University has been selected to participate in the Beckman Scholars Program, a prestigious recognition of Clemson’s commitment to undergraduate research. Clemson is one of 13 programs nationally receiving funding to provide undergraduates with a unique 15-month mentored laboratory research experience.

  • Clemson is national champion of GameDay Recycling, too
    January 18, 2019
    Clemson fans tailgate outside Death Valley.

    The Clemson Tigers are national champions of college football, but Clemson fans and employees are national champions, too. For the second year in a row, Clemson University is the national champion in the 2018 GameDay Recycling Challenge. Fans and employees recycled 123,661 pounds of gameday refuse, 25,000 pounds more than last year’s 98,521 pounds.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson Extension workshops offer tools for farm transfer planning
    Steven Bradley | February 14, 2019
    Clemson Extension logo

    Clemson Extension, in partnership with South Carolina Farm Bureau and support from a U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center, will be holding a series of Farm Transfer Workshops across the state from February until April.

  • Clemson Bull Test graduates new class of cattle genetics
    Tom Hallman | February 13, 2019
    Clemson University Bull Test auction

    It may look like a typical cattle auction ring, but the bulls that passed through the 43rd annual Clemson University Bull Test sale were really under a gigantic microscope. More than 300 beef business professionals were examining 49 yearling bulls for the qualities they need to improve the genetics in the next generations of beef cattle in the Southeast.

  • Clemson Extension announces 2019 Forestry Focus program
    Steven Bradley | February 12, 2019
    Clemson Extension logo

    Registration is open for a Clemson Cooperative Extension forestry program aimed at providing education for both landowners and professional foresters. On Saturday, March 9, the Newberry County Forestry Association will host its 17th biennial Forestry Focus program from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Technical College's Newberry County Campus, 1922 Wilson Road, Newberry.

People


  • Adobe Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist confirmed as Clemson Creative Jam keynote
    Tara Romanella | February 14, 2019
    CollabFest logo - white background with branded lettering for CollabFest

    Paul Trani, the Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe Systems, will offer the keynote before Adobe’s Creative Jam at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center.

  • Many students have heard ‘The Talk’ from professor Bruce King
    Carey McLaughlin | February 13, 2019
    Bruce King with his teacher's aids

    Clemson University professor Bruce King is well-known across campus by students. He even was nominated by Clemson honor students to be the featured lecturer at the Honors Residential College Valentine's Day Lecture and Dinner Party. King teaches psychology 3060, better known as Human Sexual Behavior. With nearly 700 students enrolled, his course is by far the largest class at Clemson University.

  • S.C. State Veterinarian earns award for emergency preparedness
    Jonathan Veit | February 11, 2019
    Parr and Krugler holding award

    Boyd Parr, South Carolina State Veterinarian and director of Clemson University’s Livestock Poultry Health (LPH) Agency, was awarded an American Veterinary Medicine Foundation 2018 Paws Up Award. The award recognized Parr and his agency for their efforts helping pet owners and food animal producers protect their animal loved ones and livelihoods from weather disasters.

Events


  • Clemson Extension workshops offer tools for farm transfer planning
    Steven Bradley | February 14, 2019
    Clemson Extension logo

    Clemson Extension, in partnership with South Carolina Farm Bureau and support from a U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center, will be holding a series of Farm Transfer Workshops across the state from February until April.

  • Adobe Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist confirmed as Clemson Creative Jam keynote
    Tara Romanella | February 14, 2019
    CollabFest logo - white background with branded lettering for CollabFest

    Paul Trani, the Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe Systems, will offer the keynote before Adobe’s Creative Jam at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center.

  • Honors College hosts Valentine’s Day event
    Carey McLaughlin | February 13, 2019

    Child development center groundbreaking, undergraduate research program highlight events CLEMSON — Clemson University’s board of trustees participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new child development center before convening the full board for its quarterly meeting Friday afternoon. The 12,700-square-foot child care facility, located on the main campus at S.C. Highway 93 and Seneca Creek […]