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  • Clemson creates Center for Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators
    Michael Staton | October 16, 2018

    Clemson’s College of Education has been awarded funds to create the Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators, which will research, design and implement the best strategies for minority teacher recruitment and retention. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved plans for the center, which will initially focus its efforts in Spartanburg, Cherokee, Orangeburg and Charleston.

  • Students to learn robotics through virtual reality with new Clemson program
    Paul Alongi | October 10, 2018
    Virtual reality is the centerpiece of a new program aimed at teaching students about robotics and the jobs they are creating in advanced manufacturing.

    The same technology that adds a sense of realism to video games will soon help teach students across the country about robotics in advanced manufacturing, starting in Greenville. Virtual reality is the centerpiece of a new program, TIME for Robotics, that will be created at the Clemson University Center for Workforce Development.

  • Why have food insecurity rates not fallen below pre-recession levels 10 years after the Great Recession?
    Michael Staton | October 8, 2018
    Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson's College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.

    More than 10 years after the great recession hit the U.S., the supply of confidence in our nation’s economy may be full, but the pantries of many people across the country are as bare as they were when the economic decline started in early 2008. Why have food insecurity rates not fallen below pre-recession levels 10 years after the Great Recession? Clemson's Leslie Hossfeld, an expert on the subject of food insecurity and editor of a new book on the subject, explores the causes of food insecurity and the reasons for slow recovery amid a booming economy.


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  • Clemson students plant and sell deer corn to benefit Wounded Warriors
    Denise Attaway | October 16, 2018
    Clemson students in the Agricultural Mechanization and Business program planted, cultivated and harvested corn to sell for the Wounded Warrior Project.

    Freedom is earned by those who aren't afraid to give a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Some Clemson students are giving a little of their own sweat to help repay America’s veterans. The students grew a 5-acre plot of corn in The Bottoms on Clemson's campus and are selling it for deer corn. Proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Water Resources Conference brings together scientists, policymakers, amid hurricane aftermath
    Jonathan Veit | October 15, 2018

    Water scientists and federal and state policymakers will meet this week at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center at the 2018 South Carolina Water Resources Conference.

  • CDC grant supports Clemson program to address obesity epidemic
    Frances Parrish& Tom Hallman | October 15, 2018
    Michelle Parisi and Sarah Griffin

    Obesity isn't merely a health problem. In communities where four out of 10 adults are obese, it's a health crisis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Clemson University and land-grant institutions in 14 other states have teamed up to tackle that crisis in some of the hardest-hit counties.


  • Ron and Jane Lindsay give $1 million to College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
    Paul Alongi | October 12, 2018
    Ron and Jane Lindsay are donating $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, one of many ways they give back to the community.

    Clemson University alumni Ron and Jane Lindsay are giving $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to fund scholarships, professorships and the college’s greatest needs. It’s one of many ways the Lindsays are giving back to the university and the surrounding community. They also mentor students through Clemson Presbyterian Church, open […]

  • Office of Major Fellowships names new director, launches website
    Tara Romanella | October 10, 2018

    Clemson University has tapped Robyn Curtis to be director of the new Office of Major Fellowships. This position will allow undergraduates and graduate students to further their educations by pursuing a number of nationally competitive grants and fellowships that can fund research and study-abroad opportunities, reinforcing Clemson’s commitment to creating an exceptional university experience for all students.

  • Prisoners of war from WWII, Korea and Vietnam share Clemson University stage
    Ken Scar | October 8, 2018
    Profile shot of three men in suits with audience in the background

    Three remarkable men, representing three hellish wars that have become cornerstones of American history, shared a stage at Clemson University Thursday, Oct. 4. It was the first, and likely will be the only time living prisoners of war from WWII, Korea and Vietnam appeared together at the university that was founded in 1889 as an all-male military college and, according to current president Jim Clements, still prides the military leaders forged in its Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs and their extraordinary deeds in service to the nation above all else that it does.