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  • Colleges of Business and Science collaborate to offer data analytics master’s degree
    Rick Uhlmann | June 13, 2019
    Image of data science clip art

    Business and science are joining forces at Clemson University to satisfy a marketplace appetite for business professionals who are capable of analyzing and applying big data to their strategic decision-making. Beginning in July, the College of Business and College of Science are collaborating to offer a Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics. The degree will be offered totally online and will cater to working professionals.

  • William McCoy named interim director of Clemson University Pan African Studies
    Paul Hyde | June 10, 2019

    William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.

  • Excitement builds as students count down to two rocket launches in a week
    Paul Alongi | June 10, 2019
    Members of the Clemson Rocketry Team hold their creation at the 2018 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.

    Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.

Research


  • EPIC researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection
    By Chris Worthy | June 6, 2019
    Photo of Dou looking into a microscope

    A faculty-led team of graduate and undergraduate researchers from Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center has unveiled new findings designed to help pave the way to an eventual cure of a parasitic infection that affects millions around the nation and world.

  • Clemson scientists designing robots to fill agricultural labor gap
    Denise Attaway | June 5, 2019
    Participants at the 2018 Edisto Research and Education Field Day listen with interest at researcher Joe Mari Maja talks about a UGV cotton harvester he is working to develop.

    The agricultural workforce is shrinking and some Clemson University researchers believe robots may help provide a means to protect America’s food and fiber industries. A group of them studying the use of robots in agriculture recently met with researchers from other universities and representatives from Clearpath Robotics to learn about programs and hardware that are available to equip robots to work in agricultural crops.

  • SeeDaten Inc., Clemson exploring augmented and mixed reality training tools for manufacturing
    June 5, 2019
    Three men look at a tablet while standing in front of a vehicle that's in the process of being assembled.

    A new initiative between Clemson University and SeeDaten Inc. will allow students and faculty to explore augmented reality and mixed reality learning tools at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

Economic Development


University News


  • Natatorium to close temporarily Aug. 1 at Fike Recreation Center
    June 13, 2019

    The natatorium located in Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1 as Clemson University officials prepare to conduct a safety and feasibility study. The closure will allow time for the consideration of maintenance and renovation needs and the results of the study will be used to determine both the best use of the space moving forward and the aquatic needs of the campus community.

  • Clemson trustees approve tuition and fees for 2019-20
    May 31, 2019
    chart on how efficiency leads to affordability

    The Clemson University board of trustees Friday approved a 1 percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year, reflecting both the university’s ongoing commitment to providing value to South Carolina students and their families and the state’s commitment to increased funding for higher education. The board also approved a 3.8 percent tuition increase for non-resident students.

  • Community breaks ground for Samuel J. Cadden Chapel on Clemson campus
    Philip Sikes | May 23, 2019
    (L-R) Roy McCall, Charles Barker, Susan Barker, Mary Cadden, Melvin Younts, Ken Cadden, Beth Clements, Jim Clements, Matt Gabriel and Almeda Jacks participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 23, 2019 for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel.

    Officials from Clemson University joined alumni, donors and student leaders past and present in a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel. The chapel, named after a Clemson student who passed away unexpectedly in 2015, will be located adjacent to the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts and be an inviting venue for all people to celebrate, meditate and reflect.

Public Service and Agriculture


People


  • William McCoy named interim director of Clemson University Pan African Studies
    Paul Hyde | June 10, 2019

    William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.

  • Five new board members selected for Clemson Alumni Association
    Tara Romanella | June 10, 2019
    Clemson Alumni Association seal

    Five new board members have been selected to serve three-year terms on the Clemson Alumni Association board of directors beginning July 1. The Clemson Alumni Association is an open-membership, nonprofit organization. Since its inception in 1896, the program has connected members of the Clemson family, inspiring pride, celebrating achievement, providing service and strengthening relationships.

  • Excitement builds as students count down to two rocket launches in a week
    Paul Alongi | June 10, 2019
    Members of the Clemson Rocketry Team hold their creation at the 2018 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.

    Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.

Events


  • Community Memorial Day service scheduled at Clemson University Scroll of Honor
    May 21, 2019
    Cadets raise the U.S. flag at the Scroll of Honor Memorial.

    The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.

  • Brooks Center announces 2019-20 season
    Thomas Hudgins | May 6, 2019
    Members of the Kingdom Choir stand in a semi-circle around a piano and sing.

    The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.

  • Clemson University helps Artisphere celebrate 15th anniversary
    Paul Alongi | May 6, 2019
    A girl learns to draw with robots at Artisphere in 2018.

    Everyone knows that singing into a microphone produces sound, but one that also creates light will be in downtown Greenville this weekend, as Clemson University helps one of the nation’s top arts festivals celebrate its 15th anniversary. Clemson’s STEAM Exhibit is returning to Artisphere with several new attractions, including a sweater dotted with LED lights that transforms musical notes into light.