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  • Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board
    Michael Staton | October 18, 2017

    Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.

  • Professor, students go to Charlottesville to talk about history of slavery at universities
    Wanda Johnson | October 18, 2017
    Students Hannah Connelly, Killian McDonald, Khayla Williams, Ian Anderson

    Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.

  • Discovery confirms Einstein theory, exciting astronomers
    Wanda Johnson | October 17, 2017
    Dieter Hartmann talks about the discovery of gravitational waves.

    Four days before the great American eclipse of 2017, a Clemson University scientist learned a secret that he had to hold until now. Albert Einstein predicted it. Now, astronomers say it is true. They confirmed the direct detection of gravitational waves or ripples in space time, in addition to light from the collision of two neutron stars.

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  • Equipment upgrades to propel scientific discovery, boost Clemson students’ experience
    Scott Miller | October 19, 2017
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    Fundamental research processes that once took days or weeks to perform will now be done in minutes or hours with new equipment at Clemson University that could accelerate the development of medicines, advanced materials and other technologies.

  • Clemson receives $1 million for biking/walking trail in Fants Grove
    Olivia Dubro, Class of 2019 | October 18, 2017
    Map shows planned trail

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded Clemson University a $1 million grant to build a biking and walking trail in the Fants Grove area south of the campus. The trail is part of a biking and walking trailways project that aims to develop connections around campus that support sustainability, recreation and quality of life, and also strives to maintain Clemson’s positive relationship with the community.

  • Clemson expands its reach to promote inclusive excellence
    Wanda Johnson | October 10, 2017
    CUDIC members include commission chairs Tina White (left), Robert Wilmott, Priscilla Harrison, Joshua Morgan and Karon Donald.

    The Clemson University Office of Inclusion and Equity is taking a holistic approach to carrying out the goals and objectives outlined in the ClemsonForward strategic plan to embrace and promote an inclusive environment for higher learning. Chief Diversity Officer Lee Gill and Executive Vice President and Provost Robert Jones co-chair the Clemson University Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CUCDI).

Public Service and Agriculture


  • South Carolina forest landowners learn about carbon market
    Denise Attaway | October 11, 2017
    Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop on Sept. 21 to show South Carolina forest landowners learn how participating in the Carbon Market can provide a new revenue stream for landowners while helping attack climate change.

    The carbon credit market is taking shape across the globe and South Carolina forest landowners are learning how they can take advantage of this new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. A group of forest landowners met at a recent workshop at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science to hear a South Carolina carbon market success story and learn what they need to do to write their own success stories.

  • Researchers test alfalfa with bermudagrass to increase forage quality, grow revenue
    Denise Attaway | October 5, 2017
    South Carolina could soon see a return of the Queen of Forages to supplement the King of Forages, bermudagrass.

    South Carolina could soon see a return of the "Queen of Forages to supplement the "King of Forages," bermudagrass. The “queen” is alfalfa and Clemson researchers are working with South Carolina livestock producers to determine how to effectively incorporate alfalfa into forage crops, such as bermudagrass.

  • S.C. Water Resources Center funds Clemson water research
    Jonathan Veit | October 5, 2017

    Clemson University scientists researching ways to reduce water pollution and protect a rare species of fish landed grants from the South Carolina Water Resources Center.

People


  • Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board
    Michael Staton | October 18, 2017

    Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.

  • Professor, students go to Charlottesville to talk about history of slavery at universities
    Wanda Johnson | October 18, 2017
    Students Hannah Connelly, Killian McDonald, Khayla Williams, Ian Anderson

    Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.

  • Discovery confirms Einstein theory, exciting astronomers
    Wanda Johnson | October 17, 2017
    Dieter Hartmann talks about the discovery of gravitational waves.

    Four days before the great American eclipse of 2017, a Clemson University scientist learned a secret that he had to hold until now. Albert Einstein predicted it. Now, astronomers say it is true. They confirmed the direct detection of gravitational waves or ripples in space time, in addition to light from the collision of two neutron stars.

Events


  • Sobczyk Lecture Series to welcome scientist from Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Hannah Halusker | October 10, 2017
    Art Voter

    Art Voter, a laboratory fellow at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, will be the featured speaker at the 2017 Sobczyk Public Lecture. Voter will speak on accelerated molecular dynamics – a computer simulation approach that unveils the behavior of materials at the atomic level – at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Bellsouth Auditorium at the Madren Conference Center.

  • Clemson to hold annual Solid Green Day cleanup on Wednesday
    Philip Sikes | October 9, 2017
    solidgreenlogo

    Clemson University will hold its annual Solid Green Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in cleaning up litter following Homecoming activities on Clemson’s main campus.

  • Graphic Communications alumni will be able to print their own Tiger Rags during Homecoming
    Ken Scar | October 4, 2017

    Stop by Godfrey Hall at Clemson University Saturday and you will be able to screen print your own Tiger Rag. It's one of the many activities on campus this Homecoming  weekend as Clemson Tigers past and present will once again flock to campus to celebrate their alma mater.


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