A Clemson University program in which study and work by thousands of undergraduate students have impacted people in South Carolina, the United States and countries around the world has received national recognition.
A world-renowned robotics expert is starting an education and research program that could help South Carolina play a leading role in developing the driverless automobiles that are hitting the street faster than many experts imagined.
A team of Clemson physicists has discovered how to increase by five-fold the energy capacity of supercapacitors without sacrificing strength or durability using specially designed layers of atom-thick carbon sheets called graphene.
South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to new research at Clemson University.
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 CURF Technology Maturation Fund provides grants to faculty in order to support the last critical development step needed to move their technology to the marketplace.
Andrew Whitehead, an assistant professor in Clemson’s sociology and anthropology department, is part of a team that has earned funding from the Lilly Endowment to increase the content, features and outreach of the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA).
Clemson Libraries’ Head of Digital Scholarship, Andrew Wesolek has been awarded an Open Educational Resource (OER) Research fellowship through the Open Education Group. This interdisciplinary research group conducts original research on the impact of OER adoption, and designs and shares methodological frameworks for further study. Wesolek joins a cohort of 21 researchers representing institutions across […]
Clemson University has launched an initiative funded by a $3.4 million NSF ADVANCE grant to create an inclusive academic culture so women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to enter and remain in academia.
The Clemson family has gained a new namesake: Legionella clemsonensis, a novel strain of the Legionella bacteria, the most common cause of waterborne bacterial outbreaks in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave the honor of naming L. clemsonensis to students in a collaborative research group called CU and the CDC, which includes students from Clemson’s Creative Inquiry (CI) program for undergraduate students and officials in the CDC Legionella lab.
A collaboration between Clemson University and Ohio State University faculty has been published by the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University. A faculty member from each university examined educational practices and policies for school counselors to enhance African American male students’ educational outcomes. Lamont A. Flowers, distinguished professor of educational leadership in Clemson’s […]
Clemson University’s outreach program Science on Tap offers the opportunity to learn about the latest in science and technology from experts outside the formal confines of the classroom and in a casual and fun environment while sipping on the beverage of your choice.
Ryan Bartley is a senior who double majors in economics and political science, and he recently took advantage of the Clemson University Department of Political Science’s semester abroad program in Belgrade, Serbia. Courses are taught in English by top Belgrade University professors, and Bartley and his fellow students got the opportunity to interact with Serbian […]
Clemson University researchers have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand organic peach production in the Southeast. Clemson University pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar and pathologist Guido Schnabel are tying paper bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
One of Clemson University’s newest faculty members is working to develop an online dashboard that could become the WebMD of academic advising, helping students make the crucial decisions that can mean the difference between dropping out and graduating. Marisa Orr envisions an academic dashboard that would help students review decision-making strategies, track study habits and […]