A team of physicists at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute have developed a device, called a U-TENG, that is designed to take mechanical motion – like the waves in the ocean, the tap of a foot or the clap of a hand – and transform it into electricity. Once generated, the electricity can power lights or electronic devices, such as calculators.
Richie Parker can’t shake your hand, but that won’t stop him from endearing himself to you the minute you meet. When you get to know him, and see the things he’s accomplished in his young life, you can’t imagine him being any other way.
Clemson University’s freshman class will begin its collegiate academic journey Wednesday as classes begin for the 2017-18 academic year. Currently, there are more than 3,650 freshmen scheduled to be on campus, including more than 400 in the Honors College. There also are 1,500 transfer students and 1,450 graduate students enrolled.
Famed broadcast journalist Jay Allison will kick off Clemson University’s academic year as the Victor Hurst Convocation keynote speaker at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, in Littlejohn Coliseum.
It’s fair to say that Frankie O. Felder, the senior associate dean of the Graduate School who is retiring this month after 30 years at Clemson, loves a challenge. And that’s a good thing, because she grew up in a military family that moved around the world regularly. She was one of the first black undergraduates […]
A Clemson University graduate student helped determine what was causing taste and odor problems with drinking water drawn from Hartwell Lake and is working to address them.
Research conducted at Clemson University’s Atomic and Medical Physics lab has led to the creation of a promising medical technology company whose mission is to drastically improve radiosurgery outcomes and costs.
When Whitney Sewell thinks back on her time as an undergraduate student in Clemson’s School of Nursing, she remembers faculty stressing that its students should lead by example. During a 2010 bone marrow drive on campus, Sewell thought a great way to do this was to encourage other students to get a cheek swab alongside […]
Jessica Cokins ’06 sees light at the end of the tunnel, and it isn’t a train. The wife, mother of two, full-time employee and part-time student is nearing the end of a 2 ½ year journey of multi-tasking, candle-light studies, late dinners and an occasional date night with her husband. The Charleston native’s reward is […]
Clemson University graduate student Jordan Breland is working with agricultural engineer Bulent Koc to develop equipment used in a unique method of combatting Armillaria root rot that is deadly to peach trees.
A studio project in the Clemson University School of Architecture has been selected as a winner of the 2017 COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition.
High-performing college students interested in health-related professions soon will be able to apply for graduate school through two innovative initiatives offered by Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina. Starting in fall 2017, the collaboration will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Bukola Saheed of the College of Science has been awarded a first place in Clemson University’s fourth annual Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium. Saheed won for a poster presentation on miniaturized electrochemical cells that have a variety of practical and economical applications. The Nigerian, who came to Clemson in the fall […]
The Clemson Alumni Association will present Perry Sprawls Jr. of Black Mountain, North Carolina, with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the association’s highest honor for a Clemson graduate.
Robert Prucka was still too young to legally drive a car by himself but not too young to work on engines when one of his favorite NASCAR drivers, Alan Kulwicki, died in a plane crash. With the crash’s 24th anniversary approaching this Saturday, Prucka is taking on a new position at Clemson University named for his fallen childhood hero.