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  • Clemson establishes new justice studies undergraduate degree program
    Michael Staton | July 26, 2016

    The Clemson University sociology and anthropology department has established a new justice studies undergraduate degree program.

  • Honor society awards Clemson grad prestigious Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
    Ken Scar | July 25, 2016

    Kirin Khan of Central, a graduate of Clemson University’s biochemistry and genetics programs, has been awarded the 2016 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by Phi Kappi Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society.

  • Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters
    Tanner A. Parsons | June 28, 2016
    Clemson Forestry Students on Whiteside Mountain

    Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up Whiteside Mountain, they collect an array of plant and tree species while identifying topographical traits of the area. The students were participating in one of the many aspects of the Clemson Forestry Summer Camp, a seven-week program designed to give students hands-on experience in the field of forestry.

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  • Researchers say trees could help strengthen auto parts
    Paul Alongi | July 27, 2016
    Srikanth Pilla, left, works with a graduate student in their lab.

    Trees that are removed during forest restoration projects could find their way into car bumpers and fenders as part of a study led by Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University

  • Clemson professor, students working with Tennessee State Parks on visitor management
    Michael Staton | July 21, 2016
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    Clemson University associate professor and two graduate students are working with Tennessee State Parks to determine if there is such a thing as too many visitors in state parks. Their research aims to determine how an adjustment to management practices can keep three Tennessee state parks enjoyable while also allowing access to a growing number of park visitors each year.

  • Clemson teaches cucurbit management at campus workshop
    Denise Attaway | July 20, 2016
    David Richmond of Laurens uses a microscope to examine an insect captured a the Clemson Student Organic Farm.

    Experts from the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Cornell University taught participants in a workshop this week techniques for sampling and identifying key cucurbit diseases and their symptoms and insect pests and their natural enemies.

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  • Clemson announces meeting for strawberry producers
    Denise Attaway | July 26, 2016

    Strawberry producers are invited to a pre-plant meeting where Clemson University experts will provide valuable information needed to grow successful crops. A pre-plant meeting is scheduled for Aug. 8 in the Horry County Extension Office, 1949 Industrial Park Road, Conway.

  • S.C. New and Beginning Farmer program now accepting applications
    July 25, 2016
    Members of the Clemson New and Beginning Farmer Class of 2016 are ready to use their knowledge to help grow their family farms.

    Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 statewide program that begins in October. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.

  • Clemson research: late-planted watermelons more resistant to Fusarium wilt
    Scott Miller | July 21, 2016

    Clemson University research shows that planting watermelons later in the season can limit the presence of Fusarium wilt, the main cause of watermelon collapse, wilt and dieback.

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