The chaos of the 2016 election season hasn’t deterred Clemson students, many of them first-time voters. Students have become engaged in the process and raised their voices — and the ones who have now understand that there’s more to an election than what is seen on TV.
According to Dr. Darren L. Linvill, assistant professor in Clemson’s communication department, there’s no such thing as a classroom free of bias. Even in cases where a faculty member’s ideological or political stance might seem inconsequential to the subject at hand, perceptions of bias play a role in how faculty and students interact and how […]
Clemson University will host “Clinton vs Trump: The People Speak,” a live, interactive webcast on the presidential race at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Clemson students played only a small part in the lives of the seven tigers we saw — but the tigers (and their breathtaking homeland) have had an irrevocable impact on mine. I hope that every student has the opportunity to experience a similar shift in perspective — one that, I believe, can only be gained through cultural immersion and global learning.
Jack Ford has seen sports and news reporting from all sides, from behind the defensive line on the football field at Yale University to behind the camera on the “Today Show.” His impressive résumé boasts a wide variety of achievements and awards, including a law degree and an Emmy Award. More recently, Ford has turned […]
Seniors working in Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center are examining hot-button issues related to the 2016 presidential election as they play out on social media.
As the 2016 presidential election heats up, Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) and WYFF 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina’s largest media market, are teaming up to analyze social media conversations playing out online in the months leading up to Election Day.
Bryan Denham has been named chair of the Clemson University department of communication. Denham has transitioned into this role after being named interim department chair in June 2015.
In anticipation of the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences’ official start on July 1, the college has tapped two veteran Clemson professors to lead its research and academic efforts. Psychology professor Eric Muth has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies; and parks, recreation and tourism management professor Denise Anderson will serve as associate dean for undergraduate studies.
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 36 officers at 1 p.m. May 7 in Tillman Hall auditorium. Nineteen students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army, and 17 students will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Andy Mendelsohn, the founder and chief creative officer of the advertising creative consultancy Upper West, has been tapped to lead Clemson University’s Erwin Center for the Study of Advertising and Communication.
In what has become a tradition, six Clemson University students successfully demonstrated their diplomatic skills recently at a Model United Nations conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and their efforts were recognized by bringing home one of the event’s top awards.
Placing less reliance on monitoring software and modifying new media training to align with student-athletes’ habits and input will promote more positive and responsible usage on social networks. This is the key finding by researchers from Clemson University, Baylor University and University of Florida, and published in the International Journal of Sport Communication.
Clemson University will host a public screening for an Emmy-award winning documentary, co-produced by a Clemson researcher, that profiles creative arts as an empowering resource for pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients while undergoing cancer treatment.
Clemson University officials will dedicate the Erwin Center for Advertising and Communication at 11 a.m. Friday with the formal launch of its innovative communications studio in Daniel Hall.