CLEMSON — Susanna Ashton, chair of the English department at Clemson University, has received a national award for her recent book on Charles W. Chesnutt. Chesnutt (1858-1932) was one of the most influential African-American writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ashton co-edited “Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt” with Bill Hardwig, […]
To say Wendy York has had a whirlwind summer may be understating the planning, expectations and anticipation that have occupied most of her waking moments in recent weeks. The new dean of Clemson University’s College of Business has said her good-byes at Stanford University and is in the midst of a cross-country move, along with […]
From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]
Students representing nine colleges and universities in both Carolinas are learning about the impact of effective communication during the first Clemson University Erwin Center Summer Scholars (ECSS) program.
Clemson University’s Erwin Center for Brand Communications has named advertising and digital marketing professional Katie Hildebrand as its new executive director.
Hospitality and kindness. It's what this Tiger noticed about her Clemson colleagues from day one, and it's what she passes on as she teaches, mentors and advises her students.
Clemson University literacy professor and administrator Kathy Headley has been named vice president of the International Literacy Association board of directors. She started her tenure July 1 and will assume the ILA presidency after a one-year term as vice president.
John Cooper is the new Director of Planning, Accreditation, and Analytics for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. He will report to Denise Anderson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, and Eric Muth, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, as he supports the college in managing its commitment to various campus assessment and […]
A Clemson University researcher has found that health conditions hinder children and their families from attending church and that the likelihood of attendance changes depending on the type of health condition. The research finds that children whose disability affects social interaction are the most likely to be deterred from worship.
Laura R. Olson has been named the J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University. The professorship, established in 1991 in honor of Clemson alumnus and long-time U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, is given to a political science scholar who is making substantial contributions to the intellectual life of the university.
The Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its second annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a range of research topics including religious identification, improved health care outcomes in intensive care units and the effects of foot massage on […]
Robert “Bobby” Exley McCormick began his lifelong connection – and love affair – with Clemson University as a student in August of 1965. But to understand this self-proclaimed “low-country farm boy’s” career achievements, devotion to education and his alma mater, one has to look at his entire body of work. In a recent interview, Bobby […]
A boat that drives itself and picks up trash from the ocean? That’s the stuff of science fiction, but it's reality for a dozen lucky Upstate elementary, middle and high school students who are building their own autonomous boats in a Clemson University summer camp.
The largest study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools has revealed significant, sustained positive impacts from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Bergen in Norway evaluated nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years. A companion analysis assessed year-to-year changes in a subset of 95 schools over three years. The research documented clear reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Overall, the results were stronger the longer the program was in place.
Clemson University students have selected Joseph Burgett, an assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ construction science and management department as the 2018 Alumni Master Teacher award-winner.