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  • Bringing history back to life
    Bryce Donovan | August 23, 2016

    Conservators with Clemson University have been tasked with bringing back to life yet another gun from an historic warship. Scientists with the Warren Lasch Conservation Center (WLCC) recently received the century-old, six-inch, 30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine. The gun, which weighs more than 16 tons, arrived in North Charleston from Richmond, Va., on Aug. 8.

  • Carnegie Mellon and Near Earth Autonomy robot and drones put on a show at Clemson
    Jim Melvin | August 22, 2016
    Clemson University geneticist Stephen Kresovich is the principal investigator of the collaborative three-year TERRA project.

    A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz above 15 acres of experimental sorghum plots containing more than 2,800 replicated entries at Simpson Research Farm.

  • Clemson awarded USDA-NIFA graduate fellowship grant in computational genomics to train students from underrepresented groups
    Jim Melvin | August 22, 2016
    Christopher Robinson is a student geneticist at Clemson University. A new federal grant awarded to Clemson is designed to recruit more underrepresented scholars to the university in the field of agriculturally oriented computational science.

    Clemson University’s Institute of Translational Genomics will soon expand its reach with the addition of a three-year fellowship program designed to recruit and develop future leaders in the burgeoning field of agriculturally oriented computational science.

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  • Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering
    Paul Alongi | August 22, 2016
    Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.

  • Tata Trusts’ support of automotive engineering fellowships widens bridge between S.C. and India
    Paul Alongi | July 19, 2016

    South Carolina is broadening its connection to the world’s second most populous nation with the help of Ratan Tata, who has been called the father of modern industry in India and is funding fellowships that will pay for five Indian students to work toward automotive engineering degrees at Clemson University.

  • Simona Onori from Clemson automotive engineering honored as emerging leader in energy
    Paul Alongi | May 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is helping extend the life of hybrid car batteries and has been invited to share her knowledge around the world will add to a string of honors Thursday when she goes to Charlotte to be recognized as an emerging leader in energy.

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  • Bringing history back to life
    Bryce Donovan | August 23, 2016

    Conservators with Clemson University have been tasked with bringing back to life yet another gun from an historic warship. Scientists with the Warren Lasch Conservation Center (WLCC) recently received the century-old, six-inch, 30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine. The gun, which weighs more than 16 tons, arrived in North Charleston from Richmond, Va., on Aug. 8.

  • WeatherSTEM donates weather station for Clemson Memorial Stadium
    John Gouch | August 17, 2016
    The WeatherSTEM weather station on Memorial Stadium.

    Real-time weather data and images from the top of Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium now are available online thanks to a new weather station.

  • First African-American woman in space helps Clemson launch its 124th academic year
    Ken Scar | August 16, 2016

    Former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae C. Jemison gave the keynote address in Clemson University's opening convocation as the school began its 124th academic year. Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel to space, flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in September 1992.

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  • Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering
    Paul Alongi | August 22, 2016
    Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.

  • Mark Small appointed chair of Clemson youth, family and community studies
    Michael Staton | August 16, 2016

    Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.

  • Clemson professor’s memoir lauds land and nature
    Denise Attaway | August 15, 2016

    Land and nature can bind mankind together. That’s the theme of “The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature,” a new book penned by Clemson University professor J. Drew Lanham.

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