COLUMBIA — South Carolina soils are old and weathered, and Clemson University researchers are working with the Richland Soil and Water District and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service to teach the public how growing cover crops can help rejuvenate and put some life back into the state’s soils. The researchers […]
by Emily Watrous, Chief Human Resources Officer A leader and friend of mine once said to me, “celebrate the victories, but don’t forget to enjoy the journey!” It’s true, and it’s a message that has stuck with me throughout my career. As a chief human resource officer, I offer the following three principles in building […]
Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.
Clemson has become one of nine new higher education institutions to join the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. The project works to redesign professional practice preparation in education for the improvement of PK-20 education and the organizations that support it. As a member of the project, Clemson will be part of a 113-institution network […]
Jonda C. McNair, professor in Clemson’s College of Education, had just come off of a rewarding—and educational—stint on the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee, and as the semester wound down she found out she had been appointed to another, similarly prestigious position. McNair will serve as chair of the 2021 John Newbery Medal Award […]
Honda R&D Americas, Inc. will be the co-sponsor for Deep Orange 11, a sustainability-focused concept vehicle to be conceived and designed by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
This week, the Clemson Family welcomes Fanny Coutelot, Ph.D, and Kevin Ozment. While the paths they followed to Tigertown are quite different, Coutelot and Ozment share a sense of gratitude and excitement for their new positions at Clemson. Fanny Coutelot is a research associate in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences who studies […]
CLEMSON — It was standing room only as students, faculty and staff gathered at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, May 7 to celebrate the 2018-19 award winners during the annual spring awards ceremony. President James Clements and Provost Robert H. Jones were among those presenting awards. Kelly Smith, associate professor of philosophy and biological […]
Cutting-edge research and entrepreneurial innovation are two reasons agriculture remains South Carolina’s top economic sector. To highlight that fact, a group of Clemson University administrators, professors and staff will be taking a statewide tour of agricultural research centers and industries May 20-24, and the public is invited to follow along through social media.
CLEMSON – Clemson turfgrass specialist Bert McCarty is joining researchers across the United States to lay waste to turfgrass enemy Poa annua, commonly called Poa, while he grooms the next generation of turfgrass experts. McCarty is part of a group embarking on a $5.6 million USDA project to determine how to limit the impacts of […]
A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.
Michael Childress equips the next generation of marine biologists with the research tools they will need to make an impact on the planet, as he does every day through his own research as associate professor of biological sciences.
By finding better ways to build — no nails or power tools required — Clemson is leading the way in everything from affordable housing to disaster relief shelters, pop-up health care facilities and more.
The Clemson University College of Education has named the chair of its educational and organizational leadership development department. Jane Clark Lindle, the Eugene T. Moore Professor of Educational Leadership, has served as interim chair of the department since Jan. 1, 2019, and Lindle will continue to serve as chair going forward. According to George J. […]
Among the 16 patents issued to Clemson University researchers in 2018 were technologies for improving on-site building construction with a sustainable building system, purifying lignins and self-healing polymer coatings that inhibit corrosion of metal substrates.