Clemson University trustees heard positive reports on admissions, capital projects, academic restructuring, athletics and communicating the school’s history during their quarterly meetings on campus this week.
The Clemson University board of trustees adopted the recommendations made by the task force on the history of Clemson Friday. The task force was appointed to develop a comprehensive set of actionable recommendations for how Clemson can better tell the university’s complete history.
Clemson University’s Bicycle Research Team presented three research projects involving bicycle tourism, planning and community development at the recent International Adventure Conference in Sheffield, England. Charles Chancellor, associate professor of parks, recreation and tourism management and director of the Bicycle Research Team, and doctoral students and team members Li-Hsin Chen and Scott Ogletree presented at […]
The Clemson University Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Training Center for South Carolina received InnoVision’s 2015 Innovation in Education Award. The InnoVision award recognized the Record of Reading app developed by C.C. Bates, the center’s director, and Clemson computer science Ph.D. graduate Sam Bryfczynski. InnoVision uses the Innovation in Education Award to recognize an organization […]
Business school Office of Student Enrichment interim director Leah Hughes is a firm believer in students not putting off until tomorrow what they can do today. And nowhere does that advice make more sense than when it involves taking advantage of what the new business school’s career fairs offer. “Even if you’re not a senior, […]
Clemson University School of Nursing professor John Whitcomb has received the Presidential Citation award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The award recognizes extraordinary contributions of time, energy and resources to SCCM during the previous year. Whitcomb is an associate professor at Clemson’s School of Nursing, where he also serves as undergraduate coordinator […]
Clemson University recreational therapy faculty and one alumna have won the regional Ann James Award for their presentation at the recent Southeast Recreational Therapy Symposium in Savannah, Georgia. Clemson University faculty members Marieke Van Puymbroeck and Brent Hawkins collaborated with 2013 recreational therapy doctoral program graduate Brandi Crowe on the presentation, and the team will […]
Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education launched a biannual lecture series to encourage conversation and highlight research about issues affecting African-Americans across the educational continuum. Cherese Fine, program coordinator at the Charles H. Houston Center, and DeShawn Preston, a doctoral student and graduate research assistant at […]
Clemson University scientist Saara DeWalt is part of a collaborative study of second-growth tropical forests in Central and South America that will be published Feb. 11 in the journal Nature. DeWalt and dozens of other scientists contributed to the paper titled “Biomass Resilience of Neotropical Secondary Forests.”
Kaitlynn Lewis and Jacob Young are students in business management, not construction, but an outside-the-classroom mission has the entrepreneurial pair building bridges in the international community for Clemson University. Their construction project involves building a relationship between Clemson University and the Canadian wood-construction industry aimed at creating synergies that will benefit South Carolina’s $18.6-billion forest […]
Through the study of mammary glands in sheep, beef cattle, dairy cattle and pigs, Professor Heather Dunn and her students use their observations to learn more about what happens in human breast tissue.
The Clemson University Experiment Station has released a new plant variety called the Ogle Southern Pea, a time-tested vegetable named after retired plant breeder Roy Ogle, whose varieties remain common in South Carolina gardens nearly three decades after his retirement. The pea has been under development since Ogle began working at Clemson nearly 60 years ago.
Amelia Kinsella’s real-world interests exist in virtual environments. And the human factors psychology doctoral candidate’s interest in the virtual world was recently recognized to the tune of $10,000. Amelia, a native of Dayton, Ohio, was one of three people recently awarded the Rear Admiral Fred Lewis Post-Graduate Scholarship through the National Training and Simulation Association. […]
Clemson University’s business school and economics department will host Richard Sylla, a renowned financial economist and historian, as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Feb. 10-12. The visit will be highlighted by Sylla’s Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, “Alexander Hamilton: A Reconsideration,” on Feb. 11, at 5 p.m., in 382 Sirrine Hall. The lecture is open […]
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.