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  • Clemson introduces the first STEAM education endorsement in the U.S.
    Michael Staton | December 5, 2017
    STEAM

    The South Carolina Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education have officially approved the Clemson University College of Education’s STEAM education endorsement, making it the first such endorsement in the U.S. The endorsement acts as a seal of approval for recipients of Clemson’s STEAM teaching certification, which trains teachers to use educational approaches that incorporate science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

  • Clemson food science students’ recipes featured in gingerbread cookbook
    Denise Attaway | November 16, 2017

    The holidays this year will be tastier with recipes from a cookbook created by Clemson students and dedicated to a holiday favorite: ginger. The cookbook was created by students in the Creative Inquiry project "The Evolution of Gingerbread Recipes."

  • 600 elementary students build to learn
    Tara Romanella | November 15, 2017

    For many adults, the thought of building a structure is intimidating and complex, but for 600 elementary students from schools with Richland County District Two it’s something they’ve already accomplished. In September and October, fourth- and fifth-graders from 16 schools near Columbia traveled to the Clemson Design Center in Charleston (CDC.C) to tour the facility and build a room of their own.

Research


  • Clemson University prototype program announces next-generation rallycross vehicle
    December 12, 2017
    Deep Orange is a two-year program for master's students at CU-ICAR.

    Bridging the gap between today’s gas-fueled cars and powerful, hybrid vehicles of the future is a major challenge in the automotive industry. At Clemson University, however, an automotive engineering student program aims to do just that. For the Deep Orange 9 program at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), students are building a first-ever, high-performance, ultra-tough motorsports vehicle with a clean, fuel-efficient hybrid powertrain, advanced technical features and highly dynamic handling and acceleration.

  • Injured troops could receive better care and benefits with new research
    Paul Alongi | December 12, 2017
    Rory Gilbert, center, plays the role of an injured soldier during a simulated rescue as part of research involving Clemson University and Palmetto Health.

    At a center in Columbia, researchers from Clemson University and Palmetto Health are recording simulations of battlefield injuries as part of a $1.6-million project funded by the Department of Defense. The goal is to begin laying the groundwork for a hands-free system that would document battlefield injuries to improve medical care and ensure troops receive the benefits they are due.

  • Samsung and Gov. Henry McMaster announce new R&D partnership with Clemson, USC
    December 8, 2017
    Samsung's Newberry facility

    Samsung Electronics America Friday announced a new research and development partnership with the state of South Carolina and its two largest universities, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Together with the state government, Samsung will create the Palmetto Consortium for Home Appliance Innovation [PCHAI], a robust R&D program designed to catalyze innovation, foster public/private collaboration, and nurture the next generation of advanced manufacturing professionals in South Carolina.

Economic Development


  • Samsung and Gov. Henry McMaster announce new R&D partnership with Clemson, USC
    December 8, 2017
    Samsung's Newberry facility

    Samsung Electronics America Friday announced a new research and development partnership with the state of South Carolina and its two largest universities, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Together with the state government, Samsung will create the Palmetto Consortium for Home Appliance Innovation [PCHAI], a robust R&D program designed to catalyze innovation, foster public/private collaboration, and nurture the next generation of advanced manufacturing professionals in South Carolina.

  • Clemson University strengthens commitment to South Carolina’s economic future with new Center for Advanced Manufacturing
    December 7, 2017
    Gov. Henry McMaster sits behind the wheel of Deep Orange 7, the BMW MINI prototype designed by students at CU-ICAR.

    Clemson University Thursday announced the creation of its Center for Advanced Manufacturing, which will become the centerpiece of the university’s ambitious commitment to education, research, innovation and workforce development in support of an industry sector that is vitally important to the future of South Carolina.

  • Wealth, success and partnership to dominate discussion during summit at Clemson
    Wanda Johnson | December 4, 2017
    Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit

    Clemson University expects the company of business leaders from around the world Tuesday and Wednesday at the Madren Conference Center. The Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit brings together successful minority business leaders from Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina and the national and international partners they do business with: companies like BMW, Michelin, Boeing, Fluor, Denny's and many others.

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People


  • Clemson undergrad discovers her calling bringing Christmas to children in local schools
    Ken Scar | December 11, 2017
    Price Crenshaw smiles behind a table full of wrapping paper rolls.

    The kindness of Clemson University students was on full display last week as volunteers for Clemson Hope, a student-led nonprofit, wrapped more than 1,100 Christmas presents to deliver to two local elementary schools. It was part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign to bring cheer to children who may not receive gifts this holiday season.

  • Clemson spinoff company receives InnoVision Award for innovative medical technology
    Hannah Halusker | December 7, 2017
    lab group holds award

    Medical Beam Laboratories LLC, a company recently formed by researchers from Clemson University’s Medical Physics lab, has been awarded the InnoVision Award for Technology Development for its work in advanced robotic radiosurgery.

  • Senior lecturer who shuns luxuries plans to donate $2 million for scholarships
    Paul Alongi | December 4, 2017
    Todd Schweisinger, a senior lecturer of mechanical engineering, poses next to his cars, including the minivan he has driven since high school.

    Todd Schweisinger still lives in the house he bought for $60,000 when he was a Ph.D. student and drives the same 1988 minivan he’s had since he was a teen. It’s not that Schweisinger can’t afford a bigger house or a newer car. He makes a comfortable salary at Clemson University as a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering and undergraduate lab coordinator. Schweisinger shuns luxuries because they aren’t in line with his life goals. He has bigger plans, and donating $2 million to Clemson is at the top of his list.

Events


  • Annual boll weevil meeting scheduled for South Carolina cotton farmers
    Denise Attaway | December 6, 2017
    During normal years, the lower bolls produce the best cotton. But in 2015, the lower bolls suffered severe damage.

    Cotton farmers from across South Carolina will gather Dec. 12 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual cotton growers meeting at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence.

  • Wealth, success and partnership to dominate discussion during summit at Clemson
    Wanda Johnson | December 4, 2017
    Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit

    Clemson University expects the company of business leaders from around the world Tuesday and Wednesday at the Madren Conference Center. The Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit brings together successful minority business leaders from Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina and the national and international partners they do business with: companies like BMW, Michelin, Boeing, Fluor, Denny's and many others.

  • Clemson launches the holiday season with annual Lighting of the Gardens
    Olivia Dubro, Class of 2020 | November 29, 2017
    The annual Lighting of the Gardens will be Tuesday, Dec. 5.

    The annual Lighting of the Gardens will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Clemson University’s Carillon Garden.


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