The average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to the problem, according to three researchers who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.
A professor who has studied PCB contamination in Hartwell Lake’s tributaries was named leader of Clemson University’s engineering and science education department. Cindy Lee has been serving as the department’s interim chair and now has the position permanently.
Professor James M. Burns has been appointed chair of Clemson University’s department of history following a national search.
Rising high school seniors in Clemson’s Emerging Scholars Program are on campus this summer learning skills that will ready them for college. And when they take their first math classes, they’ll have the latest in calculator technology to help them along the way. Casio America has given a graphing calculator to each senior in the […]
Two new leadership appointments have been made in the College of Business and Behavioral Science as a result of the Clemson University Board of Trustees’ recent decision to create a School of Accountancy and a Department of Finance. Jeffrey McMillan, professor of accounting, has been named interim director of the School of Accountancy and Angela […]
Workplace stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, two psychology experts profess in their just-released book, “Thriving Under Stress.” Tom Britt of Clemson University and Steve Jex of Bowling Green (Ohio) State University say some workplace stress can be leveraged as a career enhancer, if managed properly.
A Clemson research study has revealed that closer monitoring of social media during active shooter incidents in U.S. pre-kindergarten through high schools is necessary to prevent the rapid spread of false information. This key finding by researchers from Clemson University and Western Kentucky University has just been published in Computers in Human Behavior.
To say Niratcha (Grace) Tungtisanont has a personal stake in the research she’s conducting at Clemson University is an understatement. A native of Thailand, the Clemson Ph.D. candidate in business management is researching better ways to recover from the economic and human devastation that often accompanies natural disasters. And the former Miss Earth-Thailand has witnessed […]
Following high school graduation in her native Hong Kong, Janelle Cheung came to Clemson University sight unseen. What’s happened since can only be described as a success story. Cheung’s parents wanted her to be culturally immersed in the U.S. while at the same time enroll at a quality U.S. university. Although she had family in […]
Nancy Bunch said that when she suffered a stroke, she lost the ability to lift one of her arms. The simplest of tasks, such as picking up a pencil, were but a memory. Then a therapist asked Bunch to try using a new video game, “Duck Duck Punch,” as part of her recovery. She punched […]
A five-member team that includes Clemson University scientist Chris Saski, the director of Clemson’s Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, will share a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue genomics research on Upland cotton.
Clemson University plays host to more than 80 programs geared toward middle and high school students from June through mid-August.
Clemson University professor John Leininger has been honored by a leading graphic communications educational association with one of the organization’s most prestigious awards. The Graphic Communications Education Association presented Leininger with The Fred J. Hartman Award at its annual conference recently at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif. The award has been presented since […]
A Clemson University researcher who is overseeing a $5.25-million research project has been appointed to a professorship that was named for the husband-and-wife team that played a central role in his graduate studies.
The Joseph F. Sullivan Center at Clemson University now offers acupuncture services for Clemson employees and the general public.