Whether you donate to charities at the retail checkout counter due to guilt, or out of the goodness of your heart, chances are the “warm glow” it creates will likely result in you repurchasing from that business, according to a Clemson University business school researcher. So-called “checkout charity” is a phenomenon where customers are asked […]
A team of Clemson University researchers is working to protect humans and other mammals from the debilitating and even deadly effects of African sleeping sickness.
Beatrice Bailey, professor of social studies education in Clemson’s College of Education, recently participated in a Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program exploring contemporary U.S.-Poland relations. The program is designed so that participants return to their institutions to develop projects that allow them to share their broadened knowledge and experiences with students and colleagues in the U.S. […]
The way the world measures everything from coffee to the cosmos has undergone a profound transformation as four of the seven base units for the International System of Units have been redefined.
Tristan Allerton, a forest resources doctoral student at Clemson University, was recently awarded one of 23 Clemson University Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants for 2018-2019. More than $150,000 has been awarded to doctoral students producing high-quality scholarship on diverse topics. Allerton’s grant will go towards his research that aims to better understand how human and natural […]
Developers are spending billions of taxpayer dollars on affordable housing projects with little attention being paid to those properties’ susceptibility to flooding and storm surges, according to a Clemson University adjunct professor in the College of Business. Lynn Hammett, a real estate appraiser and instructor in the college’s Department of Finance, conducted research on Low […]
CLEMSON – “Lightning” struck about 40 times Saturday inside Jordan Hall at Clemson University, firing up eager minds with flashes of organismal biology, ecology and evolution. The Southeast regional meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) began with a bang as keynote speaker Melina Hale of the University of Chicago spent about […]
The task was daunting: talk about your work, study, sweat and tears that represent years and countless hours of personal sacrifice in under three minutes, but 47 graduate students tried their hand at the 2018-2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at Clemson University. On November 2, 2018, in front of a crowd in the Watt […]
A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.
Clemson University bioengineers are launching a new research project to better understand cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, an affliction that affects about 13 percent of South Carolina adults and cost $4.3 billion last year alone. What the bioengineers learn could help lay the groundwork for future studies aimed at finding new treatments.
Lizz Sampson has found refuge in and around the stables at Wild Hearts Therapeutic Center in Seneca. As a psychology major and equine industry minor, the equine therapy center is not only ground zero for her studies, but a peaceful place where she can cope and process her own past. Sampson is an Air Force […]
DUBLIN, Ireland – Clemson University scientist Trudy Mackay was presented with the prestigious 2018 Dawson Prize in Genetics at Trinity College Dublin in early November. Mackay, who is the director of Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics, spent almost a week in Ireland, where she received her prize, toured the university and city, gave a public […]
Declaring America’s agricultural future “bright and prosperous,” United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue cited the vital role of land-grant universities such as Clemson University in sustaining that momentum during a visit to the campus Friday.
Thanks to a large collection of soil-borne pathogens and a group of persistent Clemson University researchers, a new series of annual vinca bedding plants is planned for release in spring 2019.
What brought Winifred Elysse Newman to Clemson University? “Opportunity,” she said. Newman joined the faculty of the School of Architecture in August as the Homer Curtis Mickel and Leola Carter Mickel Endowed Chair in Architecture. The Mickel Chair was created to support the research of a distinguished scholar who would also be engaged in teaching. […]