Researchers from Clemson University are using football to battle the persistent damage brought on by dementia. Faculty and graduate student researchers are studying the effectiveness of a reminiscence therapy program that uses memories associated with Clemson football to address many of the debilitating effects of dementia.
The fledgling U.S. Air Force careers of brothers Cameron and Evan Dunker are off to a flying start. The “socially identical” but biologically fraternal twin brothers from Aiken, S.C., were recently awarded slots in undergraduate pilot training when they graduate next May from Clemson University’s Air Force ROTC program as second lieutenants. The 23-year-olds were […]
A new Clemson University soccer program geared toward student athletes with disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and stroke has welcomed two U.S. Soccer Paralympic National Team players, Tyler Bennett and Drew Bremer, as its first students.
Clemson recreational therapy professor Marieke Van Puymbroeck has been sworn in as president of American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
Clemson University faculty have established the Park Solutions Lab to study the social aspects and human dimensions of issues related to parks and protected areas. The lab will allow faculty to benefit from a physical space that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of capturing data related to visitor use and human-environment interactions.
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored a professor, a national park superintendent, a conservation program director and a university department head for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve local, state and national parks at the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 31. Each year, the luncheon precedes the annual Hartzog Lecture, […]
Renowned environmental and health writer Florence Williams will present the 2017 George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University.
A Clemson graduate student’s research gauging young adults’ interest in hunting suggests that the demographic can play a key role in the future of wildlife conservation. Brett Stayton, a graduate student in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, isn’t just a hunting enthusiast who wants to justify a passion to his peers; he wants […]
A research team from Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department proved crucial to the city of Pickens' effort to get funds to improve and extend its multi-use Doodle Trail.
Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.
Clemson’s PGA golf management program will promote academic and sports diversity through a golf camp designed for African-American women. The camp runs June 26-30 and will host nine high school students from across the country who are interested in higher education academics and sports.
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the first annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Graduate students awarded during the ceremony included: Master’s Degree Candidate Teaching Assistant Award – Heidi Walsh, School of Nursing Master’s Degree Candidate Research Assistant […]
CLEMSON — The U.S. Play Coalition presented the inaugural Joe L. Frost Award for Distinguished Research to its namesake – Joe L. Frost, the contemporary father of play advocacy – during the coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play April 4 at Clemson University. The award recognizes a body of exceptional research that has […]
Adaptive sport, and Clemson’s growing reputation for developing successful para-athletic programs, has drawn international interest to the University, the latest of which includes being selected by the U.S. Department of State as a mentor sight for an Egyptian sports company. Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career championing blind soccer and sports for various marginalized groups […]
The US Play Coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play will take place April 2-5 at Clemson University’s Madren Center. This year’s conference will focus on the many facets of play just as it has in recent years, but there will be a special emphasis on the design of areas that facilitate it.