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  • ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University
    Ashley Boncimino | December 6, 2018
    Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • Musical theater production inspires marine conservation awareness for Upstate locals
    Hannah Halusker | December 5, 2018
    Collage of shark, fisherman, octopus, and seal puppets.

    Clemson's resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.

  • Graduate students work to transform eight South Carolina communities
    Tara Romanella | December 3, 2018
    Image of hand drawing blueprint on white paper

    While it may seem challenging to tackle the breadth of issues caused by population growth, gentrification and commercialization, students at Clemson are seeking solutions through a new one-of-a-kind partnership. Throughout the semester, nine students have been traveling across the state to assess eight mayors’ communities, which includes Travelers Rest, Estill, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Hartsville, Patrick, West Pelzer and Hardeeville.

Research


  • Seven scientists win CAREER awards
    Clinton Colmenares | December 13, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina – Clemson University today announced that Anthony E. Wagner, currently executive vice president for finance at Augusta University and the affiliated Augusta University Health System, will become executive vice president for finance and operations at Clemson effective Feb. 1, 2019. Wagner brings two decades of higher education experience to the role – […]

  • Physicist Rao named fellow of National Academy of Inventors
    Clinton Colmenares | December 11, 2018
    Dr. Rao a featured presenter during Ted Talks event in Greenville.

    Clemson University physicist Apparao Rao has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

  • Clemson to launch weekly farm market and expand research at campus farm
    Jonathan Veit | December 3, 2018

    Clemson University will expand its sustainable and organic farming research and launch a weekly farm market on its most historic agricultural land. Calhoun Fields, or The Bottoms as it is commonly known, lies between Hartwell Lake and Perimeter Road on the Clemson University campus and is the location of Clemson’s Student Organic Farm and Community Supported Agriculture Program. It is also land that was first farmed by Cherokee Indians, then by John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson.

Economic Development


  • Overall S.C. ag outlook strong, but weather, trade affecting cotton and soybeans
    Denise Attaway | December 13, 2018
    Clemson experts say the 2018 cotton season could be better than the record setting season of 2017.

    With a focus on economic development, the South Carolina agricultural industry is poised for positive productivity in 2019.

  • ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University
    Ashley Boncimino | December 6, 2018
    Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • Clemson-based project aims to transform Southeastern feed grain industry
    Steven Bradley | November 13, 2018
    Grain sorghum grows in a field during commercial trials.

    A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.

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Events


  • Clemson Army and Air Force ROTC to commission 16 second lieutenants
    Andrea H. Garland | December 12, 2018

    Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 16 second lieutenants at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Tillman Hall Auditorium. Six students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army and 10 will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.

  • More than 1,700 Clemson students to graduate at December ceremonies
    Tara Romanella | December 11, 2018
    Student stand together to sing the Clemson Alma Mater for the first time as alummi.

    Clemson University will award more than 1,700 degrees in Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 20. For those unable to attend, the ceremonies will be streamed live online.

  • Musical theater production inspires marine conservation awareness for Upstate locals
    Hannah Halusker | December 5, 2018
    Collage of shark, fisherman, octopus, and seal puppets.

    Clemson's resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.