The sign on the wall behind Suyi Li’s desk at Clemson University has a picture of a paper swan and a quick dash of motivation, “Keep calm and origami on.” The ancient art of paper folding is showing promise for new technology that ranges from cancer-fighting drugs to foldable armor for police officers, and Li is hoping to take the practice to the next level in a new research project.
The staff of the Clemson Alumni Association has selected Charlotte Underwood Cobb of Marietta, Georgia, to receive the 2017 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson University alumnus for outstanding volunteerism and service to the university. The Clemson Alumni Association chose Cobb for her role in reviving, growing and re-energizing the Atlanta Clemson Club.
Second-year Clemson University graduate assistant Cyndel Brunell has been named the 2018 Champion of Sustainability by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The award will be presented at the organization’s annual convention on March 12 in Houston, Texas.
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.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
A Clemson project integrating research and design to develop a safer, more ergonomic operating room received two awards for conceptual design excellence at the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference in Orlando.
Clemson — Clemson University’s football team is not the only group of Tigers on campus winning trophies. The CU Soils Team made some noise of its own in the 2017 Southeastern Regional Collegiate Soil Contest in Moscow, TN. Yes, soil judging is a thing and Clemson placed second in its region on its way to […]
The Council for Exceptional Children has recognized Antonis Katsiyannis, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Clemson University, for significant contributions to the council. The council will award Katsiyannis with the Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding Leadership Award in February at its 2018 convention and expo in Tampa. The council is a professional association of educators […]
Clemson University’s Rutland Institute for Ethics advisory board has selected Joseph (Joe) P. Riley Jr., former mayor of the City of Charleston, to receive the 2018 James F. Barker Ethics in Action Award. Riley will be recognized at a dinner in his honor on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at The Francis Marion Hotel.
Renowned environmental and health writer Florence Williams will present the 2017 George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University.
Nick Lang of Clemson University Campus Activities and Events was named 2017 recipient of the Carol Eden-Epps Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the South Carolina College Personnel Association. The award recognizes outstanding contributions and potential in the field of student affairs by a graduate student. Lang is a second-year graduate student from Arab, Alabama, working toward a master’s degree in counselor education with a focus on student affairs in higher education. Lang is a graduate assistant for student organizations and clubs with Campus Activities and Events.
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient of the Fred V. Grau Turfgrass Science Award, the top academic award for a turfgrass faculty member.
The Society of American Foresters awarded Clemson University’s Lawrence “Larry” Gering with the 2017 Carl Alwin Schenck Award for a career of excellence in the field of forestry education.
What do you give a living legend for his 100th birthday? In the case of retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a survivor of the Bataan Death March and beloved alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University: The party of the century, of course, along with awards and accolades presented by fellow service members and dignitaries.
Clemson University’s College Panhellenic Council was one of 22 college organizations recognized by the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) with an award for achievement related to the advancement of the sorority experience.