The South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University has been ranked 21st among the 50 most beautiful college arboretums in the nation by Best College Reviews.
SAPELO ISLAND, Georgia – Through a combination of rigorous genetics, painstaking varietal research and centuries-old African know-how, Purple Ribbon sugarcane and several similar varieties have been reintroduced to Sapelo Island, the original birthplace of commercial sugar production in the United States.
Clemson University parks, recreation and tourism management Ph.D. student Edwin Sabuhoro has received the Ian Redmond Conservation Award from the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP), a United Nations initiative focused on chimpanzee, gorilla, bonobo and orangutan conservation.
The Clemson University Student Organic Farm has been ranked No. 16 out of 100 of the Best College-Run Sustainable Farms by College Values Online.
Using algae to treat wastewater could be an innovative way for small communities across the country to save energy and keep pollutants out of the environment, according to new research from Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science. Scientists have long known that algae can remove certain pollutants from water and be harvested to create […]
Clemson University’s announcement that it will further expand its course offerings in Charleston was met with cheers from officials who said the programs would provide new opportunities for working professionals to advance their careers and could launch a Lowcountry-based video game industry. Master’s degree programs in electrical engineering and systems engineering will complement the previously […]
Clemson scientists Rob Baldwin and Paul Leonard have recently published a research article that examines the existing distribution of conservation easements in the Appalachian Mountains.
Five of South Carolina’s top experts in agriculture and food systems recently convened on the campus of Clemson University for a lively discussion designed to explore the state’s future, while at the same time revering its past.
Clemson University will be participating in the National GameDay Recycling Challenge Saturday at the Florida State football game. Recycling bins and recycling bags will be placed in several locations to encourage fans to recycle, and students will distribute bags before kickoff.
David Shields, an author and agricultural historian who has worked to repatriate lost heirloom crops, will speak at 3 p.m. Thursday at Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute.
Clemson Extension has joined forces with a dozen partners to devise a plan to clean up the pollutants plaguing the Twelve Mile, Eighteen Mile and Golden Creek watersheds, which comprise more than 53,000 acres in the Piedmont area of South Carolina.
Clemson’s Sustainable Agriculture Program has received a $175,000 grant to study and refine no-till cover-crop management for weed control in vegetable production. Field trials will be held at the Clemson Student Organic Farm, Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston and City Roots Farm in Columbia.
A Clemson University endowed professor was elected Fellow in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and will be honored at the organization’s annual meeting in November. Mark Thies is the Dow Chemical Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Election as Fellow recognizes “service to the profession” and “significant professional accomplishment.” Contribution in one of these […]
A Clemson University department chairman who works on materials that could allow engines and power plants to run more efficiently is the winner of an award from a leading professional organization. Rajendra Bordia, professor and chairman of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was this year’s recipient of the Greaves-Walker Roll of Honor Award […]
Think of it as a life-size LEGO house. Only this more-than-8,000 piece set isn’t available in stores. At least not yet. But if Clemson University and Fine and Small Homes in North Charleston have anything to do with it, DIY energy-efficient modular housing might actually become a thing of the future. Clemson faculty and students envision homes like Indigo Pine – the university’s prototype energy-efficient modular home which is being showcased this month in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in Irvine, Calif. – being the future of housing in years to come.