“Best is the Standard” is the mantra most associate with Clemson’s national championship football program, but it rings true in the College of Business also. Being held accountable and to a higher standard have been hallmarks of the business school’s Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Program, established in 2009 by Thomas F. Chapman ’65, retired […]
An unseasonably warm winter coupled with a late freeze in March has dramatically impacted peach production in South Carolina, resulting in reduced yields across the state.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Clemson University physicist Jens Oberheide’s collaborative research on “space weather” – which was published in an international journal in 2015 – has since caught fire in the worldwide scientific community. Oberheide recently received the “Most Accessed Paper Award 2017” in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science (PEPS), which is the journal […]
CLEMSON — While working for an environmental nonprofit organization in India, Namrata Sengupta investigated how poor waste management and sanitation practices can impact the environment and public health. Her work sparked an interest in environmental toxicology and led her to Clemson University in 2011 as a doctoral student in the field. Sengupta spent her time […]
The Information Technology Student Advisory Board (ITSAB) delivered an extremely successful 2016-17, funding over a dozen technology projects to benefit Clemson University students. “This year’s IT Student Advisory Board was incredibly successful,” said Dory Askins, Chair of this year’s ITSAB. “Comprised of 12 students, freshmen to seniors, Undergraduate Student Government, and other students, the board […]
Heshan Sun’s expertise in information systems hardly qualifies him as an architect or builder, but there are some in Clemson University’s MBA program who consider him just that. Sun, an associate professor in management information systems, and an accomplished information systems researcher, has been named the MBA Professor of the Year for his roles in […]
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
The relatively high failure rate of entrepreneurial start-ups may be more related to personality traits than the worthiness of the product or service, according to a College of Business researcher at Clemson University. Hubris – excessive pride or self-confidence – is a personality trait that can lead to an entrepreneur’s success or downfall, according to […]
All kinds of data from government secrets to credit card numbers are vulnerable to computer hacking, but new defenses could be on the way with the help of a nationwide team of security experts, including a Clemson University assistant professor.
Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools, was recently named the 2018 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Education Week also recognized Royster as a “Leader to Learn From,” which has basically cemented his reputation as a superlative administrator in South Carolina and beyond. Royster credits a […]
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. Here he is again in an airplane, but this time almost 40,000 feet above the South Atlantic off the coasts of Argentina and Brazil in November 1966.
A highly accomplished Clemson University automotive engineer is receiving the latest in a string of honors with his election to the SME College of Fellows. Laine Mears serves as the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing and is a founding member of Clemson’s Department of Automotive Engineering at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive […]
A Clemson University professor is receiving an award that has also gone to seven Nobel Prize winners since 1973 and recognizes his cutting-edge work in polymers. Marek Urban, the J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor, received the Chemical Pioneers Award from the American Institute of Chemists. The institute credits Urban with adding antibiotics to […]
In late May, nearly 1,200 students in districts across South Carolina received orange drawstring backpacks containing books such as “Clifford’s Spring Clean Up,” “The Little Red Hen” and other reading material that will help prevent the decline in reading skills many students experience during summer months. The backpacks contained 10 books each and were made […]
For the eighth-straight year, Clemson University’s department of marketing has been recognized by a national organization as having one of the top sales education programs in the U.S. For its competency in preparing and placing students in professional selling roles, Clemson has been named to the Sales Education Foundation’s “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” […]