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.
Clemson University employees may now reserve an appointment time for a comprehensive physical exam at the Joseph F. Sullivan Center for dates between June 16 and July 29. The physical is $50, and more than 50 slots are available. The physical includes a comprehensive health history, a physical exam including vision and hearing testing, blood […]
South Carolina farmers will soon get some help from an old friend to help in their fight against insects and nematodes. Aldicarb, a chemical many farmers relied on to help with control of early-season insect pests and nematodes, was banned by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) six years ago. Formerly sold under the trade name Temik, aldicarb was discontinued in 2010.
The 2016 Sparkleberry Fair was held April 30 on the expansive grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education Center. The festive extravaganza featured about two dozen educational exhibits hosted by Clemson Cooperative Extension.
The relationship between the STEM disciplines and the arts will be on display at two Clemson locations during Artisphere May 13-15 in downtown Greenville. Building on the success of last year’s Clemson STEAM tent, the Clemson STEAM Network is back in force, with more than a dozen hands-on, interactive exhibits. The first location – next […]
Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health (LPH) has compiled an online resource that puts all the necessary information for confronting a potential avian influenza outbreak at South Carolinians' fingertips.
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.