A scientist’s ongoing research on Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and more than 500 other crop and plant species – will soon result in a management strategy for vegetable growers that is designed to be effective, economical and environmentally safe.
The departments that will make up the soon-to-be-established College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences held their Spring Research Forum on April 20, showcasing a wide range of student, faculty and staff research. “Presenters prepared over 70 posters that facilitated conversations about our exciting work and outreach,” said Kathy Headley, senior […]
Yue “Sophie” Wang, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the Warren H. Owen-Duke Energy Assistant Professorship of Engineering. The assistant professorship supports faculty members in the departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. It was originally established by employees of what was then Duke Power Company in 1989 in honor […]
April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]
An improvement for knee replacements, high-powered optical fibers and materials for more powerful batteries were among the 16 innovations Clemson University researchers received patents for in 2015.
A junior chemistry major has won a Goldwater Scholarship, helping propel Clemson University’s 10-year tally beyond several highly respected institutions, including the California Institute of Technology, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley.
Brian Dean and Jacob Sorber, who are both in the School of Computing, are the latest winners of Dean’s Professorship Awards. Anand Gramopadhye, the dean of the College of Engineering and Science, established the award to recognize and provide funding for high-performing faculty members. “Congratulations to Drs. Dean and Sorber,” Gramopadhye said. “The award recognizes […]
Forms of communication may change or evolve, but one Clemson University assistant professor is proving she can use new forms to inspire educators and parents. Anna Hall, assistant professor of early childhood education in Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, is using social media and Adobe products to educate teachers and parents about […]
Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.
Being blackballed by fellow employees doesn’t mean a person can’t remain productive in the workplace — if they feel their employer values them, according to researchers at Clemson University.
A Clemson University chemistry professor who takes immense pride in producing high-impact Ph.D. graduates is among the newest fellows in the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. The award recognizes Ken Marcus’ outstanding contributions to spectroscopy and science and his service to the society. His latest honor makes him a Fellow in three separate professional organizations. Marcus […]
Dr. Khoa Truong, an associate professor in the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences, was working to provide evidence for the development of cost-effective strategies to expand health care access to the long-term uninsured in South Carolina. Truong led an interdisciplinary team that included faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, consultants and community partners to […]
Faculty from the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences are collaborating with Greenville Health System (GHS) and Clemson Extension to provide learning opportunities for four students in health promotion and behavior studies. The collaborative project will allow students to work with people with chronic health conditions and socioecological challenges where they “live, work, pray […]
The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University appointed Tom O’Rourke, the executive director of the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, as a professor of practice. Under O’Rourke’s leadership, the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission has been nationally recognized for operating an ever-expanding park system without solely relying on […]
People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness amidst sometimes harsh, stress-inducing urban environments. However, it appears that one path to long-term happiness may lead straight through the closest park, a Clemson University researcher says.