Clemson University scientists Paul Leonard and Rob Baldwin are part of a collaborative study on how rising sea levels and increased urbanization — both now and in the future — are joining forces to fragment habitat connectivity across the region. Leonard, Baldwin and four other co-authors contributed to the paper, “Landscape Connectivity Losses Due to Sea Level Rise and Land Use Change,” about wildlife habitat connectivity in the Southeast that has been published in the journal Animal Conservation.
Dan Olweus, known as the “founding father” of bullying research, recently appeared in Clemson to explore the subject of bullying and related research with Clemson faculty, staff and students. Olweus delivered the talk, “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” on June 16 in Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. Olweus offered a one-of-a-kind perspective on […]
On June 10, Clemson University and Scholastic sent first-grade students home with books to ensure that young Tiger fans put reading first. Clemson football head coach Dabo Swinney, his wife Kathleen, and representatives from Scholastic and Clemson University were on hand to read to kids at Memorial Stadium’s WestZone and celebrate the launch of “Tigers […]
Clemson's Coastal Research and Education Center, in conjunction with the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation, continues to expand efforts to revive nearly extinct crops tied through the centuries to the South.
The fifth annual Ag and Art Tour is coming to nine counties in South Carolina this June. The Tour will be held in Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Fairfield, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union and York counties from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays every weekend in June with different counties participating each weekend.
When you’re dealing with something as invaluable as water, it’s good to hope for the best but plan for the worst. An ongoing collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company aims to do just that by conducting a surface water availability assessment that will eventually become a key component of a long-term, multifaceted state water plan for the rivers of South Carolina.
CLEMSON – In the middle of the 17th century, rice was introduced into Carolina Province near Charles Town. Using thousands of enslaved Africans, plantation owners began to amass great wealth. But it came at a price. The entire landscape of the Lowcountry of South Carolina was literally and figuratively reshaped. Five centuries later, the tale […]
More than 45 student teams and research groups gathered in Greenville to showcase their novel biomedical technologies and compete for design awards at the 2016 Bioengineering-GHS Design Exposition. The event was at the TD Convention Center and was sponsored by Clemson University’s Department of Bioengineering and Greenville Health System. “This is impressive work,” said Marc […]
A colony of Africanized honey bees — the first to be found in South Carolina in 15 years — has been destroyed in Charleston County, according to officials with Clemson's Department of Plant Industry.
Thousands of people pack downtown Greenville for an arts festival each May, but many are walking away with more than an appreciation for music, painting and sculpture. Clemson University’s STEAM exhibit has been showing the crowds at Artisphere how science, technology, engineering and math can blend with the arts. The exhibit returned to its usual […]
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
South Carolina watermelon growers should take steps now to protect their crops against powdery mildew. Anthony Keinath, a plant pathologist at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center, said powdery mildew was found on seedless watermelons growing there.
A large floating garden – shaped like a Tiger paw – was recently installed in a pond on the campus of Clemson University. The garden is laced with plants and flowers that will beautify the pond and benefit the environment.
GAFFNEY – Patty Jackson and Mike Ballenger are neighbors with ponds that need attention. After attending a pond management workshop, they now know who they can contact with their pond questions. Jackson and Ballenger were among several people who attended the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s Pond Management Workshop held at the Extension office here May 6.
Teachers and students involved with the Clemson University Upstate Writing Project will soon celebrate their success in the National Writing Project College-Ready Writers Program. The Upstate Writing Project will hold the celebration at Saluda Shoals River Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 in Columbia.