Clemson University researchers are opening the door for organic, chemical-free peach production in the Southeast. Extension specialists Juan Carlos Melgar and Guido Schnabel are tying bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
A cornfield can be an unfriendly host for insect pests, and scientists such as Clemson's Francis Reay-Jones are striving to keep it that way.
The average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to the problem, according to three researchers who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.
Workplace stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, two psychology experts profess in their just-released book, “Thriving Under Stress.” Tom Britt of Clemson University and Steve Jex of Bowling Green (Ohio) State University say some workplace stress can be leveraged as a career enhancer, if managed properly.
A Clemson research study has revealed that closer monitoring of social media during active shooter incidents in U.S. pre-kindergarten through high schools is necessary to prevent the rapid spread of false information. This key finding by researchers from Clemson University and Western Kentucky University has just been published in Computers in Human Behavior.
Kathy Headley has been named senior associate dean of the Division of Collaborative Academic Services for the College of Health, Education and Human Development (HEHD) and the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University.
To say Niratcha (Grace) Tungtisanont has a personal stake in the research she’s conducting at Clemson University is an understatement. A native of Thailand, the Clemson Ph.D. candidate in business management is researching better ways to recover from the economic and human devastation that often accompanies natural disasters. And the former Miss Earth-Thailand has witnessed […]
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved plans to seek a temporary location in downtown Charleston to accommodate the university’s Charleston-based programs in architecture, historic preservation and landscape architecture. The university anticipates occupying this space as soon as it can be identified and all state approvals have been received.
Following high school graduation in her native Hong Kong, Janelle Cheung came to Clemson University sight unseen. What’s happened since can only be described as a success story. Cheung’s parents wanted her to be culturally immersed in the U.S. while at the same time enroll at a quality U.S. university. Although she had family in […]
Nancy Bunch said that when she suffered a stroke, she lost the ability to lift one of her arms. The simplest of tasks, such as picking up a pencil, were but a memory. Then a therapist asked Bunch to try using a new video game, “Duck Duck Punch,” as part of her recovery. She punched […]
A five-member team that includes Clemson University scientist Chris Saski, the director of Clemson’s Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, will share a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue genomics research on Upland cotton.
Clemson professor Natasha Sianko has been elected co-chair of the Service to the Human Rights Community, a working group of the Science and Human Rights Coalition for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Talk about going out on a high note. Paul M. Horton, better known simply as “Mac,” has retired after more than 45 years as a student, faculty member and administrator in Public Service and Agriculture at Clemson University.
Sandy Addis has been named director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network at Clemson University.
Poor sleep habits can have a negative effect on self-control, which presents risks to individuals’ personal and professional lives, according to Clemson University researchers.