Weak corn and sorghum stalks cause the loss of about 20 percent of the crops in the U.S. annually, and Rajan Sekhon and Christopher McMahan of Clemson University’s College of Science are part of a multi-university consortium trying to find out why.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – William Bridges, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the department of mathematical sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, one of the highest professional honors a statistician can receive. Bridges was recognized for his achievements during a formal ceremony on July 31 in Vancouver at the 2018 Joint Statistical […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Fall Semester Kick-off Meeting celebrated an eventful summer while looking forward to a busy fall that will be filled with opportunities. The event was held Aug. 20 in the Poole Agricultural Center’s auditorium. The agenda included a welcome by Dean Cynthia Y. Young, highlights from the Dean’s July 19 […]
CLEMSON – A National Science Foundation grant awarded in 2016 to a team of five mathematical sciences professors continues to pay extensive dividends for the College of Science. The NSF Research Training Groups (RTG) grant awarded to Jim Brown, Shuhong Gao, Kevin James, Felice Manganiello and Gretchen Matthews has been supporting efforts to improve research […]
Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence.
CLEMSON – The department of mathematical sciences hosted the seventh annual Clemson AP Statistics Practice Exam on Saturday (May 5). Almost 200 students from 15 area high schools participated in the event, which provided the students with a free mock exam experience in preparation for the upcoming AP Statistics exam. The students also had a […]
CLEMSON – The department of mathematical sciences hosted the 16th annual Clemson Calculus Challenge (CCC) on April 20 in the Hendrix Student Center, rallying approximately 274 high school students from 38 schools across the eastern U.S. for a battle of the brains. Split into two portions, an individual exam held in the morning and a […]
CLEMSON – Two standout graduate students from the College of Science will be presented university-wide awards at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 10. Clemson University’s Graduate School has awarded the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (GRA) to Yunhui Peng of the department of physics and astronomy. Huixi Li of the department of mathematical sciences has […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Friday (April 6) at the IPTAY Suite in Memorial Stadium. An assembly of standout students received a variety of prestigious awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. More than 50 – including parents, faculty and staff – […]
CLEMSON – They say that time flies – and in the case of Tracy Clark, truer words have never been spoken. Clark said her goodbyes at a farewell party Wednesday afternoon after a four-month stint as Executive in Residence and Interim Chief of Strategy and Operations (CSO) for the College of Science. “This moment arrived […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 97th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) created quite the buzz during its recent appearance on the campus of Clemson University, attracting 542 attendees from 115 colleges and universities throughout its five-state region. The conference was hosted by the College of Science’s department […]
ASHEVILLE – On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite in Earth’s orbit, initiating the start of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. One girl in particular was captivated. At 15 years old, Christine Darden walked into her Monroe, N.C., school on Oct. 5 […]
CLEMSON – The Lincoln Financial Group – a leading provider of life and health insurance in the U.S. – has generously donated $2,500 to the Clemson University Actuarial Club to reimburse Clemson students who pass actuarial exams during the 2017-2018 academic year. Members of the Actuarial Club and mathematical sciences students who pass an actuarial […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]
CLEMSON – Along with the appointment of three new Associate Deans, the Dean’s Office in the College of Science has chosen four other faculty and staff members to lead the College in its ScienceForward initiatives. Nationally renowned scholar, educator and mentor Robert Anholt has been named Director of Faculty Excellence for the College of Science. […]