Diversity in STEM fields is important because it better reflects that makeup of today's population, it keeps us relevant with our competitors and it allows us to innovate to meet the needs of a diverse society.
With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence.
Congratulations are pouring in for Clemson University’s Tom Peters, who has been invited to attend a White House summit aimed at shaping federal support for education in the fast-growing fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
John Gautsch boarded a plane to Thailand, but it was “Big Boy” who returned to Clemson. Gautsch, a senior recreational therapy major at Clemson, is a large man even in his home country, but he suspects the nickname may have also referred to his personality. He hopes, anyway. Physical strength and a warm personality are […]
Medway Park and Community Garden on James Island has a new raingarden and rainwater harvesting system thanks to a unique collaboration between Clemson University and an array of local and regional collaborators.
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 University is returning to Artisphere with its STEAM exhibit for a fifth year, bringing new activities that include a color-changing tutu, shape-shifting materials and art inspired by a student engineering project in Haiti.
CLEMSON – With minds as sharp as pencils, more than 700 eager students descended on the campus of Clemson University to attend the 39th Annual Biology Merit Exam on Friday (April 27). The longtime mega-event, which recognizes and promotes outstanding achievement among middle and high school students in South Carolina, is sponsored by the department […]
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering produce boxes and a lifestyle medicine curriculum to patients in its WiseWoman Program to expand its heart health education efforts for underserved and underinsured populations.
The 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge, aimed at raising student interest in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM subjects — played host to 179 students from across the state on April 14 at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus.
Clemson Extension's Home and Garden Information Center has been redesigned for the first time since way back when the internet was more commonly known as the “world-wide web” or the “information superhighway.”
Members of the Clemson University Extension family took time to honor four of their own for lifetimes of service to the people of South Carolina in ceremonies April 13-14, 2018. The four — Ruby Craven, Bill Funchess, Harold Liebenrood and Dudley Steer — worked as agents of the Clemson Extension Service, delivering research-based information and methods to farmers, homeowners and agribusinesses.
CLEMSON –The United States and Guatemala are partners in the flower and ornamental plant market and a Clemson professor is working to help ensure this partnership is profitable for producers from both countries. Jim Faust, a Clemson associate professor of horticulture, traveled to Guatemala as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) […]
A Creative Inquiry class is turning into a sweet deal for budding entrepreneurs at LaFrance Elementary School in Pendleton, and their mentors at Clemson University. The two groups’ symbiotic relationship is enabling fifth-graders to learn the ins and outs of running a lemonade stand business. The Creative Inquiry, “Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Lemonade Day,” will culminate Saturday, […]
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is offering a four-day retreat to empower South Carolina farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing critical information. Annie’s Project is facilitated by professionals and experts in the field of business and agriculture.