When Sonia Sotomayor came to the Brooks Center on Sept. 14, President James P. Clements noted that it was the first time a sitting justice of the U.S. Supreme Court had spoken on the Clemson campus. But on this day, Justice Sotomayor made sure there was very little sitting. Sotomayor moved through the packed house of more […]
I studied in Brussels with eight other students as a part of Wainscott’s European Crossroads program. The city was the base from which we explored much of Belgium.
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts centered on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thought about history, because that’s what he does. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain […]
Clemson University’s Historic Properties, along with the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, are hosting a celebration of the porch restoration at the historic Hopewell Plantation at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
There would be no present without a past. There would be no Clemson Tigers, no “solid orange,” no academics, no graduates, no research and no buildings on the grounds of this university without Thomas Green Clemson and his wife Anna Calhoun Clemson. History is important because it defines our past, which, in turn, is tied […]
Lee Morrissey, professor and chair of Clemson University’s English department, has been appointed founding director of the new Clemson University Humanities Hub. The appointment was announced today by Richard Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. “I am thrilled to name Lee Morrissey as the founding director of the Humanities Hub,” Goodstein […]
Clemson University Historic Properties recently enlisted the help of the university’s Anthropology Club to literally dig into the history of Clemson’s Hopewell House. Historic Properties is currently replacing the house’s rotting front porch, and Will Hiott, director of Historic Properties, saw this as the perfect opportunity to get more information on the history of the […]
The Hanover House is a living testament to the famed Clemson “determined spirit” – having defied all odds to still be standing.
Clemson University will host “Clinton vs Trump: The People Speak,” a live, interactive webcast on the presidential race at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Another year and another class of Clemson students are graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. We will miss them, but are equally excited to see what they accomplish next.
Carnegie Corporation of New York has named Maribel Morey, assistant professor of history at Clemson University, a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow for her research on the role of elite philanthropy in the lives of black Americans. She is one of 33 individuals across the country selected for this honor.
Clemson University will host an international conference on the theme of “Dynastic Loyalties” on April 8-9 2016 at the ONE building in downtown Greenville. Organizers in the departments of history and political science are excited to be the first North American hosts of the Royal Studies Network’s annual “Kings and Queens” conference series – the […]
Once forgotten in the evolution of martial arts, longsword dueling is making a comeback in these hills. Clemson Longsword is situated in a larger, worldwide resurgence of medieval martial arts.
Professor James M. Burns has been appointed chair of Clemson University’s department of history following a national search.
Expect to be impressed when you meet a Marine, but when that Marine is a 95-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor who challenges you to a pull-up contest, prepare to be blown away. This is one of many things Clemson University student Will Hines of Spartanburg has learned in conducting the Veterans Project, an ongoing undergraduate research project to collect and preserve the personal accounts of American war veterans.