James Nampushi has great respect for the lion that almost killed him. That lion made James an honored warrior, a hero and eventually the first college graduate among his Maasai people. And it was the lion that brought James to Clemson where soon he will earn his master’s degree and begin working on a Ph.D. in park management.
Today’s generation is far more removed from the concept of growing your own food. Farm leaders believe it is an answer to this growing issue. However, the farm still faces the tough obstacle of staying afloat, despite untiring efforts.
You wouldn’t think that MBA students and homeless people would have much in common, but an innovative volunteer program has brought them together in what is hoped will be only the first of many collaborations between Clemson at the Falls and the community in which it’s located.
Just three years ago Clemson student Kevin Dejonckheere was fighting for his life. Now cancer free, he spends a lot of his time raising money to help others fight cancer.
The Colony exposes the conventional assumption that any kind of disability is an unwanted flaw that should be removed or at least hidden. But this is oftentimes false. Having been born with birth defects, Professor Jillian Weise recalls the shock she felt when others would automatically apply these preconceived notions to her.
Courage and a little bit of naïveté have led a class of 11 students to organize the campus’s biggest Earth Day event. How did a group of 11 students pull it off? With a little help and guidance from a professor who stood back and let them have at it.