CLEMSON — This new year, physical fitness expert Kellie Walters has advice for adolescent resolving to make changes to their appearance: focus on being healthy and strong and don’t worry about weight or looks. “Remember, there are many different body types,” Walters said. “Standardizing body image inevitably creates the impression there is a right way […]
Clemson University and the University of Alberta recently hosted a forum on sustainability science and education in Alberta, Canada. The forum took place in Banff National Park, and participants examined the future of sustainability sciences and education in higher education. The forum was part of the North American Sustainability Road Map Project, which aims to […]
Faculty in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department and the Clemson Campus Ministry Association will host Eboo Patel, president of Interfaith Youth Core, at a speaking engagement in Clemson’s Hendrix Student Center Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. The event, “Bridges of Faith: Nurturing Diversity and Inclusion through Interfaith Cooperation,” will feature Patel’s keynote speech […]
Denise Anderson, associate dean for undergraduate studies in the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Anderson was inducted recently at the academy’s annual meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Anderson will be expected […]
Skye Arthur-Banning, an associate professor in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, has secured funding from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to grow the sport of soccer with disabled veterans.
When news that President Barack Obama had named Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as the newest national park site in late August, Elizabeth “Betty” Baldwin wasn’t surprised. She was happy to put a period at the end of a sentence she started writing 15 years ago. Baldwin began to examine environmental conflict related […]
The Institute for Parks at Clemson University held its annual George B. Hartzog Jr. Environmental Awards Program Oct. 25 at the Clemson First Baptist Church. The Institute for Parks awarded six individuals during the luncheon and awards program for exemplary leadership in the conservation and preservation of parks and protected areas. The program preceded the […]
Zeynep Gedikoglu, a doctoral candidate in Clemson’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management, spent two weeks in Armeno, Italy for the International Federation of Information Technology and Tourism summer school. The summer school gathered prestigious scholars, graduate students and practitioners together to address the growing tourism problem and sustainability of World Heritage Sites. This […]
The Institute for Parks at Clemson University will feature the director of the National Park Service and an acclaimed author and environmentalist as speakers at the 38th Annual George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in Tillman Hall auditorium.
Mike Reynolds, superintendent of California’s and Nevada’s Death Valley National Park, will visit Clemson University to celebrate the National Park Service centennial in the Death Valley of the East Coast.
Clemson University and the National Park Service have released the Open Parks Network, a digital gallery of rare and unique material from the archives of the country’s national parks, historic sites and battlefields.
Clemson University President James P. Clements has chosen faculty and one staff member from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences to participate in the inaugural Clemson University President’s Leadership Institute. The institute is designed to provide education and training to hone and develop skills needed for leadership success and advancing Clemson University. College […]
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration has recognized a Clemson University assistant professor with its 2016 Best Paper Award. Mariela Fernandez, assistant professor in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, received the award for her dissertation on culture as it relates to access to parks and recreation in an urban setting. Fernandez […]
Clemson University has enjoyed many connections to the U.S. National Park Service over the last five decades thanks to its faculty in the parks, recreation and tourism management department. The department celebrated its 50th anniversary in April, and its faculty, scholars and alumni will observe another important date when the park service celebrates its centennial on Aug. 25.
Clemson University associate professor and two graduate students are working with Tennessee State Parks to determine if there is such a thing as too many visitors in state parks. Their research aims to determine how an adjustment to management practices can keep three Tennessee state parks enjoyable while also allowing access to a growing number of park visitors each year.