WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Dec. 12, 2017, Clemson chemistry professor R. Kenneth Marcus was named a Fellow to the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI). On April 11, 2018, he received Congressional Record recognition on the floor of Congress. U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland read aloud the names of the 155 inventors – including […]
CLEMSON – Two standout graduate students from the College of Science will be presented university-wide awards at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 10. Clemson University’s Graduate School has awarded the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (GRA) to Yunhui Peng of the department of physics and astronomy. Huixi Li of the department of mathematical scientists has […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Friday (April 6) at the IPTAY Suite in Memorial Stadium. An assembly of standout students received a variety of prestigious awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. More than 50 – including parents, faculty and staff – […]
CLEMSON – They say that time flies – and in the case of Tracy Clark, truer words have never been spoken. Clark said her goodbyes at a farewell party Wednesday afternoon after a four-month stint as Executive in Residence and Interim Chief of Strategy and Operations (CSO) for the College of Science. “This moment arrived […]
CLEMSON – Over 150 people gathered on Saturday, March 10 to share in the department of chemistry’s 3rd Annual Chemistry Research Symposium held in the Hendrix Student Center. Graduate and undergraduate students participating in research in the department were in attendance to present their latest findings in the form of a poster session, providing the […]
CLEMSON – With a number of events planned in the coming week, the College of Science is gearing up for busy days ahead. Saturday, March 10 – CBASS features college and high school students The Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS), held by the department of biological sciences, will occur in the Life Sciences […]
Renowned chemist Robert H. Grubbs, who won a Nobel prize for unlocking the door for new customizable polymers and other advanced materials, will speak at Clemson University April 11.
CLEMSON – University of New Mexico professor and former Clemson University student Jeffrey Rack held a seminar Thursday afternoon in Hunter Hall about light-activated switches called photochromic compounds. The event was hosted by the department of chemistry. Rack received his undergraduate degree in Clemson’s department of chemistry in 1991. He did his undergraduate research under […]
CLEMSON – First, there was Calculus Fight Club, which has been a staple of the College of Science’s department of mathematical sciences since 2015. Next up? Chemistry Fight Club, which is the department of chemistry’s new version of the innovative pre-exam study sessions run by students. And if its first-ever meeting is any indication, Chemistry […]
Students from the College of Science’s department of chemistry hosted an outreach event titled “Fun with Chemistry" that drew more than 150 to Liberty Library.
CLEMSON – Professor Melanie Cooper, the Lappan-Phillips Chair in the department of chemistry at Michigan State University, will return to Clemson University on Feb. 15 as the keynote speaker in the 2018 H. Garth Spencer Endowed Memorial Seminar. Cooper was a long-time faculty member at Clemson University before moving to Michigan State in 2012. Cooper’s […]
LIBERTY – Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a gummy worm? Well, now’s your chance. “Fun with Chemistry,” presented by undergraduate and graduate chemistry students from Clemson University’s College of Science, will teach children 8-13 years old how to do several hands-on experiments and get excited about chemistry. The event will be […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University chemistry professor R. Kenneth Marcus has been named a Fellow to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday. The title recognizes academic inventors who have made an “impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society” with the inventions they’ve patented. In becoming an NAI […]
CLEMSON – Along with the appointment of three new Associate Deans, the Dean’s Office in the College of Science has chosen four other faculty and staff members to lead the College in its ScienceForward initiatives. Nationally renowned scholar, educator and mentor Robert Anholt has been named Director of Faculty Excellence for the College of Science. […]