A Clemson graduate student’s research gauging young adults’ interest in hunting suggests that the demographic can play a key role in the future of wildlife conservation. Brett Stayton, a graduate student in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, isn’t just a hunting enthusiast who wants to justify a passion to his peers; he wants […]
Back-to-school is a part of the American fabric: tax-free weekends, school supply lists, and feature stories on media outlets all point to the importance of this time of year. Those of you who graduated with a degree in education, whether you are working in the field or not, have a personal connection to this annual […]
Labor and finance, health care and institutional investments are research projects that will benefit from one-year grants provided by the Dean’s Excellence Fund for the 2017-18 academic year. The fourth-annual College of Business grant program supports research that addresses significant societal problems and improves the human condition. The three business school faculty who will receive […]
A survey in a leading national communication journal, Communication Education, recently recognized Joseph Mazer, associate professor and associate chair of Clemson’s communication department, as one of the most influential scholars in the field of instructional communication. The survey authors recognized Mazer as the fourth most influential scholar in the field based on contributions he has […]
Higher education’s ability to develop students’ critical thinking skills may be under scrutiny by some, but students surveyed by a Clemson University business professor say their problem-solving abilities have been improved through team-based learning methods. Molly Espey, professor of economics in Clemson’s College of Business, surveyed more than 650 students over the course of six […]
Clemson ice cream has been tantalizing taste buds since the 1920s. Available in the student-run '55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, it's also helping prepare students to become entrepreneurs.
Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), through its management and operating company Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, is funding scholarships for up to 18 Clemson University students through its University Scholars Program.
Fast growth in the state’s automotive industry is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that gives workers an opportunity to stay on the job while learning the skills they need to advance their careers and earn higher pay.
There are plenty of interns who would love to be in Alvaro Guzman’s shoes this summer. Through a relationship built with Tiger Ties mentor Scott Woods ’93, the senior marketing major has scored an internship that has him working for a social business enterprise that seeks to put shoes on the nearly 1.5 billion people […]
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.
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.
Anastasia Thyroff doesn’t believe in wasting an opportunity to teach young marketing minds about consumer behavior. So, the assignment her MKT-302 Consumer Behavior class endeavored in the spring semester was to become “waste-free” consumers for a week. The experience turned out to be an eye-opening lesson in consumption, and the impact consumers have on society. […]
Finding the best way to mitigate the brain drain that occurs when a generation of experience leaves the workforce is a monumental task confronting businesses worldwide. Companies are devoting time and resources to determine how they can maintain an informed and knowledgeable employee base during this generational transition – including Siemens, one of the largest […]
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts centered on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thought about history, because that’s what he does. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain […]
If necessity is the mother of invention, then John Tarala’s start-up may be just the medicine hospitals need to remedy one of their administrative headaches. Tarala’s start-up, Simpliphy, was borne out of a need he identified while working as a financial analyst at an Upstate hospital after receiving his MBA at Clemson University in 2008. […]