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  • Professors named associate deans in new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
    Melanie Kieve | January 26, 2016

    In anticipation of the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences’ official start on July 1, the college has tapped two veteran Clemson professors to lead its research and academic efforts. Psychology professor Eric Muth has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies; and parks, recreation and tourism management professor Denise Anderson will serve as associate dean for undergraduate studies.

  • Clemson Design Center moving to Cigar Factory
    Jeannie Davis | January 21, 2016

    Clemson University has leased space in the historic, renovated 19th-century Cigar Factory on East Bay Street for its Charleston-based programs in architecture, historic preservation, Architecture+Health and landscape architecture.

  • Clemson economist sees positive signs for region in 2016
    Rick Uhlmann | January 6, 2016
    Economy, Scott Baier, Clemson

    A robust employment environment and continued growth in the manufacturing, health, leisure and hospitality sectors have a Clemson University economics professor optimistic about the 2016 economic outlook for the Upstate and South Carolina as a whole.

Research


  • Insect management and variety selection important for 2016 S.C. cotton crop
    A. Denise Attaway | February 4, 2016

    South Carolina cotton producers learn how developing insect management programs and selecting top varieties to plant can help them grow more profitable crops in 2016.

  • Clemson scientist’s research on tropical forests featured in Nature
    Jim Melvin | February 3, 2016

    Clemson University scientist Saara DeWalt is part of a collaborative study of second-growth tropical forests in Central and South America that will be published Feb. 11 in the journal Nature. DeWalt and dozens of other scientists contributed to the paper titled “Biomass Resilience of Neotropical Secondary Forests.”

  • Clemson’s Advanced Plant Technology Program extending its roots in S.C.
    By Jim Melvin and Jonathan Windham | February 2, 2016
    Geneticist Stephen Kresovich, director of the Advanced Plant Technology Program, surveys sorghum grown at the Pee Dee REC in Florence.

    Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology Program — headed by geneticist Stephen Kresovich and comprised of a multifaceted team of renowned scientists — continues to stretch the limits of agricultural research in genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology and robotics.

Economic Development


  • Clemson University wins grant for textile manufacturing innovation
    January 25, 2016

    The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Clemson University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s energy-efficient process for the dyeing of polyester fabrics. Clemson University will receive nearly $1 million.

  • Clemson economist sees positive signs for region in 2016
    Rick Uhlmann | January 6, 2016
    Economy, Scott Baier, Clemson

    A robust employment environment and continued growth in the manufacturing, health, leisure and hospitality sectors have a Clemson University economics professor optimistic about the 2016 economic outlook for the Upstate and South Carolina as a whole.

  • APLU selects Clemson for 2015 Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Award
    Dawn Anticole White | November 17, 2015

    The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has named Clemson University a recipient of the Talent Award at its fourth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards ceremony.

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Events


  • Pulitzer Prize winner to headline 2016 Clemson Literary Festival
    Jeannie Davis | February 3, 2016
    U. S. Poet Laueate Charles Simic

    A reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic is the featured event of the ninth annual Clemson Literary Festival April 6-8.

  • Clemson workshop teaches you how to make safer household cleaners
    A. Denise Attaway | February 2, 2016

    Did you ever think you may be putting yourself, your family or your pets in danger by cleaning your house? If you use store-bought cleaners, you may be introducing hazardous chemicals into your home. So why not learn how to make your own household cleaners that work and are safer for humans, pets and the environment?

  • Scholar to speak on link between hip-hop and classroom success
    Michael Staton, Eugene T. Moore School of Education | February 1, 2016

    Renowned scholar Gloria Ladson-Billings will appear at Clemson University’s Tillman Auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, to deliver a talk on the importance of using teaching practices that incorporate students’ cultures and backgrounds. The title of her talk is “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.”

Public Service Activities


  • S.C. farmers face wide insurance gap on flood losses
    Scott Miller | February 4, 2016
    Cotton production dropped 72$ in South Carolina last year because of flooding, according to federal data.

    South Carolina farmers facing steep losses from last year’s flood must await government action on financial assistance as the new Farm Bill and private crop insurance are not built to handle such a disaster, according to presenters at an event sponsored by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.

  • Insect management and variety selection important for 2016 S.C. cotton crop
    A. Denise Attaway | February 4, 2016

    South Carolina cotton producers learn how developing insect management programs and selecting top varieties to plant can help them grow more profitable crops in 2016.

  • S.C. forestry industry has plenty of room for growth
    Jim Melvin | February 2, 2016
    Walt McPhail measures the diameter of a mature pine on his timberland in Belton.

    The forestry sector in South Carolina has an annual economic impact of $18.6 billion, employs more than 90,000 people, is the largest harvested crop at $759 million and is the No. 1 export commodity from the Port of Charleston at $1.5 billion. And yet, there remains plenty of room for growth.


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