CLEMSON — “Challenge the status quo” was one of the takeaways from the College of Science’s fall semester faculty kickoff meeting held August 19, 2019, at the Barnes Center on campus. “If we can do something better than what we are doing today, then speak up and let us know,” said Dean Cynthia Y. Young, […]
May 2019 Clemson graduate Morgan Nichols was recently named Miss South Carolina. Her state and national platform will focus on STEM education.
A team of Clemson University scientists has achieved a breakthrough in the genetics of senescence in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact the future of food security in the era of climate change.
FLANDERS, Belgium – As part of a European tour in late May and early June, College of Science geneticist Trudy Mackay delivered the Herman Vanden Berghe Lecture 2019 at the Center for Human Genetics at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Mackay, director of the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics, is recognized as one of the world’s […]
Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.
CLEMSON — It was standing room only as students, faculty and staff gathered at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, May 7 to celebrate the 2018-19 award winners during the annual spring awards ceremony. President James Clements and Provost Robert H. Jones were among those presenting awards. Kelly Smith, associate professor of philosophy and biological […]
CLEMSON – For the second year in a row, a College of Science student has been awarded the 2019 Norris Medal as the best all-around graduating senior at Clemson University. Rami Major, who majored in genetics, was presented the award at the 2019 University Spring Awards Ceremony held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium […]
CLEMSON – The 2019 College of Science Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony was held Monday, May 6 in Holtzendorff Auditorium. More than 100 attended the celebratory event, which included committee reports, College-wide updates, unit updates and College faculty and staff awards. A festive reception followed the main event. The faculty awards were presented by Amy […]
Three outstanding College of Science students are Clemson University’s winners of the 2019 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a premier national undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.
“A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]
Senior biochemistry and genetics major Jason Erno of Columbia is the recipient of Alpha Lambda Delta’s Maria Leonard Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $6,500 for the 2019-20 academic year. Erno will use the fellowship stipend toward his pursuit of a degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Erno is scheduled to graduate from Clemson University on May 10.
High-performance research computing at Clemson is discovering answers to complex issues we didn’t even know existed a decade ago. The workhorse behind much of that problem-solving is one of the planet’s largest supercomputers: the Palmetto Cluster — at home in Clemson and at work in the world.
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Wednesday (April 10) at the Madren Conference Center. An assemblage of standout students received a variety of awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. “We are here to honor the best and brightest in the College of […]
It takes a certain kind of student leader to turn a residence hall into a home. For Clemson University Resident Assistants, community building comes with the job.
Professor James Morris sees both the biological allure of the parasites and the potential for a better way to kill them. As a genetics and biochemistry professor, he is studying these creatures with an eye toward developing an easier, safer and more effective treatment.