“The Coral Crusader,” a magazine article written by Jim Melvin that chronicled the dynamic efforts of Clemson University student scientists determined to halt the decline of coral reefs in the Florida Keys and beyond, recently won a silver medal in a 2019 international contest.
Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.
Graduate students in the city and regional planning program recently presented to City of Clemson officials a set of bold ideas aimed at enhancing the quality of life in the municipality. The 13 students in the Professional Planning Studio class studied a neighborhood and a major corridor last fall and offered such suggestions as the […]
Clemson University, Ain Shams University of Egypt and Huazhong Agricultural University of China are partnering to address some of today’s most pressing environmental and cultural issues through design. While the universities have participated in joint design projects in the past, leaders from the three institutions came together on Clemson’s campus today to formalize and advance their work together through the creation of the World Design Studio. This semester, participating students from each university will research how design can deter the implications of rising sea levels in Charleston, South Carolina.
CLEMSON – The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service has developed an innovative online tool that will help Extension agents and others identify and understand some of the most devastating plant diseases. Madeline Dowling, a post-doctoral researcher from Easley working with Clemson professor and Extension plant pathologist Guido Schnabel, created Phytographics.com, a website that uses photography and […]
Wanfang Fu, a plant and environmental sciences doctoral student at Clemson University, was recently awarded a first-place U.P. Hedrick Award from the American Pomological Society and the Wade Stackhouse Fellowship from Clemson University for her research in disease tolerances for peaches. The U.P. Hedrick Award was established in 1982 by the American Pomological Society “to […]
CLEMSON — Agriculture does more than feed South Carolina’s residents. It enriches the state’s economy. It encompasses an impressive 4.5 million acres, 25,000 farms, and it represents a $41.7 billion annual economic impact. And Clemson University — from its 17,500-acre Experimental Forest to its half dozen research labs that span the state — is South […]
Gabriel Rennberger, a plant and environmental sciences graduate student at Clemson University, spoke at the International Congress on Plant Protection in Vegetables in Guadalajara, Mexico, Aug. 16-17. Over 100 people attended the International Congress on Plant Protection in Vegetables, organized by Intagri, a Mexican company that focuses on education about agricultural topics. Rennberger, one of […]
The Clemson Tigers are national champions of college football, but Clemson fans and employees are national champions, too. For the second year in a row, Clemson University is the national champion in the 2018 GameDay Recycling Challenge. Fans and employees recycled 123,661 pounds of gameday refuse, 25,000 pounds more than last year’s 98,521 pounds.
Due to hybridization with invasive species and habitat degradation, the rare and popular sportfish Bartram’s Bass — a unique species that occurs only in western South Carolina and eastern Georgia — face an uncertain future. Clemson University assistant professor Brandon Peoples is working to change that.
Clemson's resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.
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.
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 […]
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.
WEST COLUMBIA – Financial opportunities and threats for the South Carolina agricultural industry in 2019 will be addressed during the third annual AgOutlook Conference slated for November 15. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Phillips Market Center, 117 Ballard Court, West Columbia. Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension professor of […]