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  • Clemson food science students’ recipes featured in gingerbread cookbook
    Denise Attaway | November 16, 2017

    The holidays this year will be tastier with recipes from a cookbook created by Clemson students and dedicated to a holiday favorite: ginger. The cookbook was created by students in the Creative Inquiry project "The Evolution of Gingerbread Recipes."

  • 600 elementary students build to learn
    Tara Romanella | November 15, 2017

    For many adults, the thought of building a structure is intimidating and complex, but for 600 elementary students from schools with Richland County District Two it’s something they’ve already accomplished. In September and October, fourth- and fifth-graders from 16 schools near Columbia traveled to the Clemson Design Center in Charleston (CDC.C) to tour the facility and build a room of their own.

  • Clemson Emerging Scholars Program expanding route to higher education
    Wanda Johnson | November 8, 2017
    Emerging Scholars studying

    The Clemson University Emerging Scholars Program, founded 15 years ago to establish a college-going culture among students in families from economically disadvantaged areas in the Lowcountry, is expanding to reach more students in the Pee Dee region.

Research


Economic Development


  • Program in Greer schools could be future of education across state
    Paul Alongi | November 1, 2017
    Virtual reality is incorporated into some of the EducateWorkforce courses that some see as the future of education in the state.

    About 300 students in two Greer schools are beginning to use cutting-edge educational materials to learn the skills they need to land a job in advanced manufacturing, as industry leaders seek a larger pool of highly skilled workers.

  • Clemson to test world’s most powerful wind turbine
    October 24, 2017
    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind's V164-9.5 MW wind turbine will be tested at Clemson University's SCE&G Energy Innovation Center in North Charleston.

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW) will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the university’s state-of-the-art 15 MW test bench.

  • Huge wind turbine-test rig is centerpiece of Clemson Energy Innovation Center
    Bryce Donovan | October 24, 2017
    TThe SCE&G Energy Innovation Center houses the wind turbine testing facility and the Duke Energy eGrid.

    At more than three-stories tall, the 15-megawatt wind testing dynamometer is the centerpiece of Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center. Made of steel and concrete, the behemoth measures more than 20 feet wide at its center, its circle shape resembling a digital giant’s eye set inside a massive base.

University News


  • Clemson House implosion set for 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3
    John Gouch | November 15, 2017
    Windows, exterior bricks and materials that might produce dust have been removed from the Clemson House building.

    At 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, a series of small explosions will pulverize columns on the first, third and fifth floors of the Clemson House at Clemson University, and what remains of the building will collapse as it succumbs to gravity.

  • Chapmans enable future leaders with Clemson’s first Academic Cornerstone gift
    Ken Scar | November 13, 2017
    Karen and Tom Chapman have made the first Academic Cornerstone Gift to Clemson.

    Atlanta resident Thomas F. Chapman and his wife, Karen, have brightened the future of Clemson University students and every person their post-graduation work will impact with a $4 million gift that will establish an endowment for the Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Program and create the Thomas F. Chapman ’65 Distinguished Professorship in Leadership.

  • Final edition of TAPS yearbook on sale, move to quarterly magazine outlined
    Philip Sikes | November 9, 2017
    The final TAPS yearbook will be printed at the end of the 2017-18 school year.

    TAPS, Clemson University’s yearbook since 1908, will print its final edition at the end of the 2017–18 academic year. Following a steady decline in yearbook sales, the student media group decided to move to a quarterly interest magazine beginning in the fall of 2018.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Meticulous search concludes: no pox in South Carolina peaches
    Tom Hallman | November 17, 2017
    peach conveyor

    Eight thousand nine hundred and seven samples later, the verdict is in: There's no hint of plum pox in South Carolina. Reaching the conclusion wasn't easy, but the search was essential. Plum pox is the most devastating viral disease of stone fruit in the world — and a potential disaster for South Carolina's important peach business.

  • Clemson scientists honored for nationwide research project
    Steven Bradley | November 15, 2017
    Research team poses together.

    A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.

  • Clemson food experts give tips for safe and delicious holidays
    Denise Attaway | November 14, 2017
    Take steps to ensure your holiday dinners don't become food disasters.

    Enjoying delicious meals with family and friends is something many people will do during the holiday season, but are you prepping your meals in a way that ensures you’re not creating a food disaster? Food safety experts with Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences’ Cooperative Extension Service can help you avoid spreading foodborne illnesses while creating holiday cheer.

People


  • Clemson soccer residency program welcomes Paralympic athletes as its first students
    Michael Staton | November 21, 2017

    A new Clemson University soccer program geared toward student athletes with disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and stroke has welcomed two U.S. Soccer Paralympic National Team players, Tyler Bennett and Drew Bremer, as its first students.

  • Clemson professor named president of national recreational therapy organization
    Frances Parrish | November 20, 2017

    Clemson recreational therapy professor Marieke Van Puymbroeck has been sworn in as president of American Therapeutic Recreation Association.

  • 600 elementary students build to learn
    Tara Romanella | November 15, 2017

    For many adults, the thought of building a structure is intimidating and complex, but for 600 elementary students from schools with Richland County District Two it’s something they’ve already accomplished. In September and October, fourth- and fifth-graders from 16 schools near Columbia traveled to the Clemson Design Center in Charleston (CDC.C) to tour the facility and build a room of their own.

Events


  • Clemson House implosion set for 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3
    John Gouch | November 15, 2017
    Windows, exterior bricks and materials that might produce dust have been removed from the Clemson House building.

    At 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, a series of small explosions will pulverize columns on the first, third and fifth floors of the Clemson House at Clemson University, and what remains of the building will collapse as it succumbs to gravity.

  • Solidarity, empathy and inclusion focus of Transgender Awareness Week at Clemson
    Wanda Johnson | November 14, 2017
    Transgender Awareness Week

    Many transgender people feel awkward, even uncomfortable, talking about who they are because they fear a lack of understanding will lead to rejection. The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center at Clemson University hopes to change that sentiment during Transgender Awareness Week this week.

  • Clemson announces Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting
    Denise Attaway | November 14, 2017
    Corn yields are expected to hit a national record this year.

    Corn and soybean growers can learn what they can do to grow profitable crops in 2018 at the Clemson Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting Dec. 7.


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