Stephen Foulger of Clemson University is leading a team that has received $6 million to develop a new way of stimulating specific parts of the brain in what could be the first step toward treatments for seizures and illnesses ranging from addiction to depression.
Conservators with Clemson University have been tasked with bringing back to life yet another gun from an historic warship. Scientists with the Warren Lasch Conservation Center recently received the century-old, six-inch, 30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine.
A renewable energy expert who has held several leadership positions in industry and academia will play a central role in building Clemson University’s new research and graduate education programs at its fast-growing site in North Charleston.
A rumbling robot and several high-flying drones recently made an on-site appearance at Clemson University to burrow through and buzz above 15 acres of experimental sorghum plots containing more than 2,800 replicated entries at Simpson Research Farm.
Clemson University’s Institute of Translational Genomics will soon expand its reach with the addition of a three-year fellowship program designed to recruit and develop future leaders in the burgeoning field of agriculturally oriented computational science.
A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.
Bbioengineers are working to expand a Clemson program that teaches students how to clean, sterilize and design medical instruments so they can be reused, a practice at the center of a fast-growing industry that helps cut back on biohazardous waste and reduces hospital costs.
For the Clemson University College of Education, reorganization across the university doesn’t just mean a new name. According to Dean George Petersen, the college has its eye on effecting change across the state and nation, and it will accomplish this by recruiting faculty that can be put in a position to affect education policy across […]
Inside the 11 stainless steel cylinders lined up in David Freedman’s lab at Clemson University are rock samples that were pulled from deep below the Earth’s surface and could help shed light on one of the world’s most widespread environmental challenges.
The perception of bullying has shifted from being a normal part of growing up to a pressing social and public health issue. This is a welcome paradigm shift for many school administrators and higher education faculty involved in the field, but the reality of how to deal with bullying behavior can still perplex even the most devoted parent, teacher or principal.
Millions of acres of magnificent longleaf pine forests that were nearly annihilated a century ago are making a slow yet promising comeback, thanks in part to a team of Clemson University researchers and their collaborators.
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 […]
GEORGETOWN — Scientists from Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center will begin aerial counts of waterfowl and waterbirds in mid-September.
As a highly regarded professional in the world of electrical engineering research and teaching, Kumar Venayagamoorthy isn’t short on degrees. But the Duke Energy Distinguished Professor of Power Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering thinks the one he will receive at Friday’s summer commencement may be a career game-changer for him, and […]
“Star Trek” characters could instantly summon any food in the galaxy by calling out to their computer, but until a replicator becomes available, real-life space explorers might have to grow their own crops. They will have some help from Clemson University’s Joshua Summers, who is beginning to lay the groundwork for deep-space farming as part of a NASA-funded study he is doing with the Boston company, Freight Farms.