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  • Clemson Life Sciences summer camp turns students into forensic investigators
    Hannah Halusker | July 20, 2017

    Voldemort, The Joker, Maleficent and the Wicked Witch of the West were just a few of the suspects in a simulated murder investigation at a recent summer science camp for fifth- through seventh-graders held on the campus of Clemson University.

  • College of Science graduate student featured in PBS and BBC specials
    Hannah Halusker | July 20, 2017

    A Clemson graduate student in biological sciences was recently featured in both PBS and BBC productions of a nature film that focuses on wildlife's response to the changing seasons in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Clemson apps turn phones into personal assistants for people with intellectual disabilities
    Michael Staton | July 19, 2017
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    Students and faculty at Clemson University have developed two smartphone apps to provide practical, real-world assistance to help people with intellectual disabilities maintain employment and live independently. The ClemsonLIFE Task Analysis app aids individuals in the completion of everyday tasks for home and work, while the ClemsonLIFE Meal Planner app helps users develop a weekly meal plan, manage inventory in a pantry and populate a grocery list that ensures they buy required food items each week.

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  • Clemson University fundraising tops record $150 million
    July 20, 2017
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    Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for the university. The unprecedented $151.3 million raised this year includes $100.1 million in cash gifts, pledges and gifts-in-kind; $11.5 million in planned gifts; and $39.7 million raised by IPTAY through its annual fund to support athletics. Clemson’s second-annual Give Day contributed more than $2 million from 3,265 donors.

  • Clemson, Auburn lead U.S. higher education effort to save wild tiger populations
    Michael Staton | July 18, 2017
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    Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.

  • Clemson University Foundation names six new board members
    July 17, 2017

    Six new members have joined the Clemson University Foundation board of directors for four-year terms beginning July 1.

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  • Clemson offering new Master Equine Manager Certification course
    Denise Attaway | July 12, 2017
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    South Carolina horse owners and trainers can now be certified in the training, knowledge and routine care of their animals through a new program offered by Clemson Cooperative Extension.

  • Researchers learn about medicinal plants during international conference at Clemson
    Denise Attaway | July 11, 2017
    Image from ACMAP trip to Gaia Herbs in Brevard, N.C.

    Many plants are nature’s medicine and about 150 people gathered at Clemson University recently to learn more about these natural healers. The American Council for Medicinally Active Plants held its eighth annual conference on the Clemson campus in late June.

  • South Carolina 4-H’ers excited about new honey bee project
    Denise Attaway | July 11, 2017
    Raising bees is a family affair for the Oxners who live in Leesville.

    South Carolina 4-H has a new project that’s sure to get a lot of buzz for a long time. The South Carolina 4-H Pollinator Program began this year and is already a hit. A total of 61 participants from 17 counties are registered for the project. One component of the program, the Honey Bee Project, is gaining a lot of attention.

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  • College of Science graduate student featured in PBS and BBC specials
    Hannah Halusker | July 20, 2017

    A Clemson graduate student in biological sciences was recently featured in both PBS and BBC productions of a nature film that focuses on wildlife's response to the changing seasons in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Clemson names founding dean for College of Science
    John Gouch | July 18, 2017
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    Cynthia Y. Young, vice provost for Faculty Excellence and UCF Global at the University of Central Florida, has been chosen to lead the new College of Science at Clemson University as its founding dean. A professor of mathematics, Young will begin on Aug. 15.

  • Clemson University astronomer a true ‘SHE-ro’ of the Upstate
    Jim Melvin | July 18, 2017

    Clemson University scientist Amber Porter was recently honored by a prestigious Upstate women’s event for a range of accomplishments that includes coordinating “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a viewing party for the upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

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