The plethora of salamanders living in the southern Appalachian Mountains might be in less danger from the effects of global warming than previously believed, according to new research published Wednesday in Science Advances.
CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas has been named the new Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of English who specializes in early African-American and American Literature. A sixth-generation South Carolinian, she has served on the Clemson faculty for a decade. “Dr. Thomas is superbly qualified […]
When a celebrity like Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain dies from suicide there’s often a call for more research. But what does that research look like? Suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, is difficult to study. Unlike the first nine causes, it doesn’t fit neatly into a single disease category, like heart disease (No.1), cancer (No. 2) or diabetes (No. 7).
Eva Diaz knows that her success at law school will depend on her willingness to take action — just as she has for the past four years.
Arelis Moore de Peralta, Ph.D., Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Languages, has received the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry. This award is given to a faculty member in recognition of their outstanding work with undergraduate […]
A Creative Inquiry class is turning into a sweet deal for budding entrepreneurs at LaFrance Elementary School in Pendleton, and their mentors at Clemson University. The two groups’ symbiotic relationship is enabling fifth-graders to learn the ins and outs of running a lemonade stand business. The Creative Inquiry, “Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Lemonade Day,” will culminate Saturday, […]
A group of students from Clemson University is learning how to use a melting pot of flavors to cook up lessons on cultural diversity. Nutrition dietetics students reviewed and collaborated in the design of the curriculum for the South Carolina 4-H Melting Pot program, a summer culinary camp designed for youth funded by the Walmart Foundation.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Abby Baker has developed workshops to deliver concepts related to science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) to elementary school students. The workshops are part of a Clemson Creative Inquiry project that sees Clemson students translate college-level STEAM projects for a fifth-grade audience. The lessons are a valuable extension in the education of Clemson students and the fifth graders they teach, but Baker is thinking even bigger. She is testing a model that she hopes will be copied across a state with a growing need for students interested in science and math.
MARTIN, TENNESSEE – The Clemson University student soils team has shown its soil prowess again! The team, Muddy Tigers, just returned from the National Collegiate Soils Contest at the University of Tennessee – Martin, where it placed 10thin the group contest and 13thoverall out of the 22 teams competing. The Muddy Tigers is a Creative […]
CLEMSON – A group of Clemson University students is helping others on campus have access to fresh vegetables by planting a community garden they call The Lunchbox Garden Project. The community garden is planted in the “shoebox” courtyard area of Young Hall. The students are in associate professor Dil Thavarajah’s Horticulture 4560 class (Spring 2017). Vegetables […]
Elephants in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar are facing a new, brutal brand of destruction at the hands of poachers: They’re being slaughtered at an increasing rate for their skins, feet, genitalia and hair, according to a report published March 13, 2018, in PLOS ONE.
Skye Arthur-Banning can trace a watershed moment in his career as faculty member and soccer referee to a set of shoe laces. They were on a pair of cleats that belonged to a player with cerebral palsy competing in the 2014 America’s Cup Tournament. It was Arthur-Banning’s first time officiating a seven-a-side soccer game, a […]
A convergence of entrepreneurial minds will occur March 8 at the Watt Family Innovation Center for more than two hours of relationship building, idea sharing and collaboration. “Clemson Convergence: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Science and Technology” is open to students, faculty, staff and students who are researching, teaching or living entrepreneurship at the university. The free event […]
Clemson University is hosting a free showing of the Netflix documentary film “Chasing Coral,” which features divers, photographers and scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of why coral reefs are in dramatic decline throughout the world.
Clemson students research ways Baby Boomers can pass institutional knowledge on to Millennials in the work force.