To help South Carolina animal owners plan for potential hurricanes, Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health has compiled an emergency preparedness page with links to resources and information on helping all kinds of pets and livestock weather the storm.
Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]
Bentgrasses and bermudagrasses have been used successfully on putting greens for years, but some Clemson University researchers are looking at other turfgrass varieties golf course managers and superintendents can use to ensure a high level of playability.
Rachel Mayo knows something about being a young breast cancer survivor. Now the Clemson University public health researcher, who has dedicated her professional life to helping women prevent, identify and survive cancer, will combine her personal and professional experience as a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.
Those who don't believe in perpetual motion machines have never been to a South Carolina FFA convention. The 91st annual convention of the S.C. FFA Association proved that, with all due respect to the first law of thermodynamics, energy indeed can be created. The 91st annual convention of the S.C. FFA Association drew members from all 46 South Carolina counties who share the same passion: a future in the state's largest industry.
June Pilcher, a Clemson behavioral scientist, is the first faculty member from the university to be selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow, a prestigious, government-sponsored fellowship administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Pilcher is one of only five fellows from across the nation to be selected in 2018. She will perform her work as a fellow in the U.S. Global Development Lab, which is part of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Clemson’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management has gained a veteran of South Carolina’s state parks system as faculty this fall. Phil Gaines, a Clemson alum, began his tenure as director of South Carolina State Parks in 2005 and has enjoyed a 37-year career with the parks system. This fall, Gaines will teach a […]
Frequent prescribed fires in southeastern forests can help prevent raging wildfires like those that have engulfed much of Northern California, a Clemson University researcher says. The Mendocino Complex fire, the largest wildfire Northern California has ever seen, is being fueled by dead leaves, tree branches and other debris that have accumulated on forest floors.
Over the summer, several nursing and public health students got the chance to put their knowledge to the test in the field. But they didn’t work with patients in a hospital. They treated them in rural villages high in the Peruvian mountains and even on the roadside. It’s something that junior nursing major Sarah Dockery […]
Clemson University has received a funding commitment from the Universal Service Administration Company Rural Health Care Program to bring high speed broadband technology to 102 health care sites across South Carolina to improve the efficiency of rural health outreach efforts. The three-year funding commitment amounts to $5.24 million with the possibility of renewal at the end of the term. The funding is set to streamline the way mobile clinics can operate in rural areas; provide an economic boost to South Carolina companies tasked with hardwiring sites and mobile clinics; and improve health outcomes for people in underserved communities.
Even though Roy Jones says he’s “averse” to snakes, his tone implies a stronger dislike than he lets on. However, Jones is willing to face the possibility of poisonous reptiles and other beasts of the field if the reward is worth the effort, and on this overgrown, country road, Jones is close to standing on […]
CLEMSON – Clemson ice cream has been around for 100 years and on July 28, members of the Clemson community had an opportunity to become a part of this deliciously sweet tradition. The first-ever Clemson Ice Cream Makers Day was held in the only place where Clemson ice cream is made — the Ice Cream […]
If you're trying to build the bonds of community, where better to start than a garden? With advice from their local Clemson Extension Service agent, Presbyterian Fellowship of Fountain Inn sponsors a community garden that brings together people from every background to experience the healthy lifestyle of growing and consuming fresh vegetables.
A group of Clemson University students in the nationally renowned Call Me MISTER program spent their summer vacations this year helping elementary school students improve their reading abilities and enjoy a camp experience they might not have had otherwise.
Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina are teaming up to help educators, business leaders, medical professionals and others who want to learn ways to bring more diversity to or foster inclusion in their organizations. The South Carolina Diversity Leaders Best Practices Forum will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center, 900 Clemson Road in Columbia.