Clemson University has taken another significant step in its growth as a leading national research university by creating the Office of Research Development in the Division of Research. The goals of the new office are to increase the number of large, multi-department, multi-institutional grants valued at $2 million and more and to help faculty attain select research development activities, such as federal CAREER awards.
Nearly half the oyster reefs in South Carolina have disappeared in the last century. Professor Caye Drapcho and her students have teamed up with Al Segars ’74 to help Mother Nature.
Clemson University is part of a team that is receiving $10 million from the National Science Foundation to help build what experts call a “cloud computing system,” bringing the total funding to $20 million since 2014.
Clemson University professor Cheryl Dye will be the lead general session presenter at the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference in Greenville held in December. Dye, who also serves as the director of Clemson’s Institute for Engaged Aging (IEA), will speak about her work with the university’s institute and its faculty associates as […]
In the middle of his workday, Clemson University entomologist Peter Adler stepped outside his office to take in the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Adler’s intention was to see whether creatures of the night – such as katydids, cicadas and moths – would make an appearance during the 2 minutes and 37 seconds of totality.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Campus is bustling with the return of students for the 2017-18 academic year – 16 of whom are new graduate students in the department of chemistry. The students came from universities across the country, and will explore the vast amount of research emphases in the department before choosing their focuses in […]
Clemson alum Anthony Poole stays busy. Poole currently serves as director of quality assurance at Fetter Health Care Network in Charleston where, in addition to seeing patients as a physician’s assistant, he also oversees health outreach programs that bring aid to vulnerable populations. Poole has been in the role for almost a year, but it […]
While tens of thousands were experiencing the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse on the expansive grounds of Clemson University, professor Sean Brittain and several students from the department of physics and astronomy were collecting scientific data on the roof of the Watt Family Innovation Center.
The quick rise of electric cars amid a global crackdown on tailpipe emissions is driving Clemson University to strengthen ties to India in a series of moves that some officials said could lead to new businesses in South Carolina.
Designing collaboration This New Orleans-born Tiger ditched her law school plans to accept a scene-design assistantship and never looked back. She has worked all over the country, and today, she combines her love of art and theatre –not only to design sets, but to create opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with Clemson faculty and students to […]
Two Ph.D. students in Clemson’s College of Education recently traveled to Tanzania to help secondary teachers develop greater knowledge of how to teach English as a third language. The trip represented the first step in a collaborative research project that will collect data over the course of two years on the impact of these development efforts on Tanzanian teachers.
Clemson’s communication department is adding two lecturers this fall, one from the ranks of local TV news and the other from inside the university’s own executive leadership team. Nigel Robertson, an anchor and reporter for WYFF News 4, will teach a course on social media platforms and their impact, while Mark Land, Clemson’s vice president […]
Mining nearly two centuries of data, a Clemson University political scientist hopes to help policymakers and scholars better understand and predict causes of international conflict.
Imagine you're on your way to Mars and a crucial tool floats away to outer space during a spacewalk. Not to worry, you'll simply re-enter your spacecraft and use microorganisms to convert your urine and exhaled carbon dioxide into chemicals to make a new one. That's one of the ultimate goals of scientists who are developing ways to make long space trips feasible.
Fifty-thousand people on the Clemson University campus craned their necks skyward at 2:37 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, to gaze at a natural phenomenon that hasn’t happened in the United States for 100 years: a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse.