Five College of Business faculty members received more than $100,000 in one-year grants for research in the 2016-17 academic year that addresses significant societal problems and improve the human condition. The third annual Dean’s Excellence Fund awarded grants to research projects that are led by business school faculty, but collaboration across departments and colleges is […]
Students and faculty at Clemson University have developed two smartphone apps to provide practical, real-world assistance to help people with intellectual disabilities maintain employment and live independently. The ClemsonLIFE Task Analysis app aids individuals in the completion of everyday tasks for home and work, while the ClemsonLIFE Meal Planner app helps users develop a weekly meal plan, manage inventory in a pantry and populate a grocery list that ensures they buy required food items each week.
When Danay Radovic emigrated from Cuba at the age of 10, her family arrived in the U.S. with pocket change, knew little English, but had plenty of hope. Today, the soon-to-be MBAe graduate of Clemson University is turning that hope into opportunity. Radovic’s presentation on her employment recruiting software recently won a shark tank-like competition […]
A research team from Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department proved crucial to the city of Pickens' effort to get funds to improve and extend its multi-use Doodle Trail.
Cynthia Y. Young, vice provost for Faculty Excellence and UCF Global at the University of Central Florida, has been chosen to lead the new College of Science at Clemson University as its founding dean. A professor of mathematics, Young will begin on Aug. 15.
Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.
Clemson University scientist Amber Porter was recently honored by a prestigious Upstate women’s event for a range of accomplishments that includes coordinating “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a viewing party for the upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.
Anastasia Thyroff doesn’t believe in wasting an opportunity to teach young marketing minds about consumer behavior. So, the assignment her MKT-302 Consumer Behavior class endeavored in the spring semester was to become “waste-free” consumers for a week. The experience turned out to be an eye-opening lesson in consumption, and the impact consumers have on society. […]
The Clemson University board of trustees Thursday approved the 2017-18 budget, re-elected its chairman and gave its support to important programs and capital projects.
Finding the best way to mitigate the brain drain that occurs when a generation of experience leaves the workforce is a monumental task confronting businesses worldwide. Companies are devoting time and resources to determine how they can maintain an informed and knowledgeable employee base during this generational transition – including Siemens, one of the largest […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Visualizing biological cells under a microscope was just made clearer, thanks to research conducted by graduate student Yifei Jiang and principal investigator Jason McNeill of Clemson University’s department of chemistry. With the help of Rhonda Powell and Terri Bruce of Clemson’s Light Imaging Facility, the team was able to develop a […]
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts centered on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thought about history, because that’s what he does. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain […]
Many plants are nature’s medicine and about 150 people gathered at Clemson University recently to learn more about these natural healers. The American Council for Medicinally Active Plants held its eighth annual conference on the Clemson campus in late June.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then John Tarala’s start-up may be just the medicine hospitals need to remedy one of their administrative headaches. Tarala’s start-up, Simpliphy, was borne out of a need he identified while working as a financial analyst at an Upstate hospital after receiving his MBA at Clemson University in 2008. […]
Research conducted by Zhicheng Dou, an assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Science, was featured in the June 2017 issue of Nature Microbiology. The findings, concerning the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis, suggest that the parasite’s “stomach” is a key target for drug development.