Finding new markets for South Carolina’s abundance of timber, changing how commercial buildings are constructed and keeping the state’s more than 13 million acres of timberland healthy is the focus of a $250,000 grant awarded to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D).
Clemson Extension agent Amanda McNulty has received a national horticulture award from the prestigious Garden Club of America as the 2015 recipient of the Zone VIII Horticulture Commendation.
Clemson University’s Institute of Translational Genomics, led by geneticist Stephen Kresovich, has been awarded $6 million by Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy as one of six projects seeking to accelerate the development of sustainable energy crops for the production of renewable transportation fuels.
Inspired by the sense of community that the Ink Travels exhibit fosters, the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts-Greenville wants to duplicate this experience in the Village of West Greenville by inviting community members to come together through the shared experience of making art.
The Clemson University Vanishing Firefly Project will host the first of two “Count the Light” nights Saturday at the South Carolina Botanical Garden to give the public the chance to count fireflies together and help researchers see if their numbers are declining.
Tragedies like the attack carried out against the members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston can impact individuals in the local community, state, region and nation. Clemson’s counselor education program wanted to share information provided by the American Counseling Association to help individuals trying to cope with these types of devastating events. […]
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture is collaborating with state and federal agencies to plan for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event – the widespread release of radiation from a nuclear plant.
Celeste (C.C.) Bates, assistant professor of literacy education at the Clemson University Eugene T. Moore School of Education and director of the Clemson University Reading Recovery® and Early Literacy Training Center, has been named to the S.C. Department of Education’s Read to Succeed Advisory Group. Bates is one of 25 individuals selected from 140 applicants […]
SUMTER COUNTY – As you head off to work on another scorching summer day, you can already see the boredom in your kids’ eyes. But what can you do about it? How about sending them to a Clemson Extension 4-H2O camp at Poinsett State Park? The hands-on, water-based science camp will teach children about their […]
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Clemson University will host seminars for the public covering traditional neighborhood developments and wild healthy eating.
The PNC Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Project BEEMS (Building Environments for Early Mathematics Success), a Clemson University program that seeks to provide child care teachers and home-based caregivers with skills that support mathematics learning among young children.
During late April and early May, Clemson Senior Extension agent Mark Arena spent about two weeks in a mountainous region of Guatemala training and assisting farmers who grow peaches, apples and plums.
Clemson University is paving the way for enhanced understanding of “big data” visualization on campus by involving undergraduate students from around the country through one of its National Science Foundation-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs this summer. The program, “REU Site: Undergraduate Research Experience in Collaborative Data Visualization Applications,” is led by Dr. Vetria Byrd […]
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center and School of Nursing Healthcare Genetics Ph.D. program are joining together to host CU FORGE (Finding Opportunities to Reduce Risk through Genetic Evaluation), a genetics-based, breast cancer-screening clinic.
A pasture is much more than grass. It’s a complex ecosystem of living organisms vital to soil, forage and animal health. Pastures often aren’t treated as such, however. They’re overgrazed, over-tilled and overworked, leading to nutrient loss in soil, water runoff, poor forage yields and inadequate weight gain in cattle. Clemson Extension is teaching cattle farmers to reap the many benefits of proper rotational grazing methods.