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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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  • $11 million NIH grant creates new center for musculoskeletal research
    Clinton Colmenares | October 18, 2018
    Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair of bioengineering at Clemson University and leader of SC-TRIMH, talks with a student in his lab at MUSC.

    With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health, or SC-TRIMH, a new research center that will bring together scientists from across South Carolina to change the way musculoskeletal disorders are diagnosed, treated and even studied.

  • Clemson leading effort to take stock of state’s water resources
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2018
    Sawyer speaks

    With water being vital to the well-being of both South Carolina’s citizens and its largest industry — agriculture — Clemson University is leading the way in taking stock of the state’s water resources. The biennial South Carolina Water Resources Conference in Columbia brings together state, federal, industry and university water experts to prepare for and meet the growing challenge of providing water resources to sustain and grow South Carolina’s economy, while preserving its natural resources.

  • Clemson University joins consortium to accelerate commercialization of biomedical technologies
    Clarissa Williams | October 17, 2018

    Clemson University is working to quicken the commercialization of biomedical technologies through its participation in a regional technology transfer accelerator hub recently funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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  • S.C. lawmakers call for further understanding of state’s water resources
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2018
    Allen speaks

    South Carolina lawmakers stressed to a gathering of water experts Thursday the importance of continuing to develop better understanding of the state’s water resources to meet the demands of a growing population and manage the impact of increasingly frequent extreme weather events.

  • New Clemson Extension initiative seeks to sustain leadership for future generations
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2018
    Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative logo

    Aiming to sustain the guidance and vision necessary to fulfill its mission, Clemson Cooperative Extension has created a new professional development opportunity for personnel dedicated to doing just that. The Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative seeks to provide opportunities for personal growth and career development, enhance leaders’ roles at a higher level of excellence, bolster cohesion and team building among leaders, promote and practice interpersonal skills, and provide tools and skills to enhance leadership.

  • Clemson leading effort to take stock of state’s water resources
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2018
    Sawyer speaks

    With water being vital to the well-being of both South Carolina’s citizens and its largest industry — agriculture — Clemson University is leading the way in taking stock of the state’s water resources. The biennial South Carolina Water Resources Conference in Columbia brings together state, federal, industry and university water experts to prepare for and meet the growing challenge of providing water resources to sustain and grow South Carolina’s economy, while preserving its natural resources.

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  • New Clemson Extension initiative seeks to sustain leadership for future generations
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2018
    Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative logo

    Aiming to sustain the guidance and vision necessary to fulfill its mission, Clemson Cooperative Extension has created a new professional development opportunity for personnel dedicated to doing just that. The Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative seeks to provide opportunities for personal growth and career development, enhance leaders’ roles at a higher level of excellence, bolster cohesion and team building among leaders, promote and practice interpersonal skills, and provide tools and skills to enhance leadership.

  • Clemson political science professor elected president of Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
    Frances Parrish | October 17, 2018
    Laura Olson photo

    Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly organization for social scientists who study religion. It sponsors an annual conference each fall and publishes the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, which Olson edited for five years.

  • 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 – With 93.3 million adults tipping the scales as obese, it’s no secret that America has an obesity problem. In the hardest-hit communities, more than four in 10 adults suffer from obesity. That’s not just a health problem; that’s a health crisis. “Obesity recently surpassed tobacco use, high blood pressure and high cholesterol to […]

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