This Tiger built a fledgling equine initiative into a nationally reputable, student-centered program. As an educator, she blends the business side of agriculture with practical experience on a farm and is excited to work with students who will become tomorrow’s leaders. Meet Kristine Vernon. Title: Associate professor; director of Clemson University Equine Center; South Carolina […]
BLACKVILLE – The Clemson Extension Service has hired a new Extension associate to help South Carolina farmers learn how to use technologies to increase efficiency. Michael Plumblee started working at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center as a precision agriculture Extension associate on May 7. He will work with growers of all major crops including: […]
A five-milligram mosquito can slay a 1,000-pound horse in a matter of days. All it needs is the right virus. But with your help, the horse can survive the attack. All you need is the right vaccine — at the right time. Now's the time.
Just as the weather warms, they pop their ugly heads out of hiding. But thank goodness they do, because now is the best time to find them so they can be destroyed. The flowers of cogongrass are in bloom now, helping the invasive weed resume its aggressive spread to new fields and forests. Left unchecked, cogongrass will form dense stands over large areas and choke out native plants, doing untold damage to local ecology and to farmers' fields.
GREENVILLE – Dr. Apparao Rao of the College of Science was a featured speaker at TEDxGreenville 2018 on April 6 in the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre. The all-day event is known for taking its audiences on an intellectual and emotional roller coaster with presenters that “delight, challenge, question, answer, disrupt and enlighten.” Rao’s presentation was titled “Make […]
GREENVILLE — Clemson University returned 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. The STEAM exhibit May 11-13 featured nine activities merging science, technology, engineering, art and math. It is one of Artisphere’s […]
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.