Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.
A customizable, hands-on virtual reality and advanced display system is under development at Clemson University that could change how scientists across the country share information and collaborate, as well as how students learn. The project is one of two grants recently awarded by the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program (MRI). An MRI grant awarded to environmental researcher Thomas O’Halloran funds the acquisition of a soil greenhouse gas flux measuring system that will help scientists better understand the release of harmful greenhouse gases from the soil to the atmosphere.
The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Clemson University $50,000 from its environmental program to support “Natural History and Ecology of Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station and Jocassee Gorges." The grant, awarded to Barbara Speziale and John Hains of Clemson, supported two environmental education courses this summer for 18 K-12 teachers from across South Carolina and will support another next summer.
A Microsoft senior researcher and Harvard University fellow will visit Clemson University Sept. 14 to discuss ways social research and technology innovation must work collaboratively to protect privacy as human interaction moves increasingly online.
Renowned chemist Robert H. Grubbs, who won a Nobel prize for unlocking the door for new customizable polymers and other advanced materials, will speak at Clemson University April 11.
The Watt Family Innovation Center will host approximately 150 attendees Saturday and Sunday for CUhackit, the school’s first-ever “hackathon” in which students of different academic disciplines come together in small teams to create real projects in a collaborative environment. The creative portion of the event will span 23 hours straight, one short of 24 hours because of daylight saving time.
A convergence of entrepreneurial minds will occur March 8 at the Watt Family Innovation Center for more than two hours of relationship building, idea sharing and collaboration. “Clemson Convergence: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Science and Technology” is open to students, faculty, staff and students who are researching, teaching or living entrepreneurship at the university. The free event […]
Clemson students research ways Baby Boomers can pass institutional knowledge on to Millennials in the work force.
Clemson University’s emergency management operations and training are more technologically advanced than just a year ago – and will continue improving – courtesy of three alumni and Lexington-based Avtec Inc., the leading independent provider of pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions.
Clemson University’s Creative Inquiry program is gearing up for Clemson’s first-ever all-digital poster session, the 2017 CI Summer Showcase, from 10 a.m. until noon Friday, Sept. 29, in the atrium of the Watt Family Innovation Center.
The “Great American Eclipse” set the stage for a number of experiments on Aug. 21, one being the release of two high-altitude balloons from the campus of Clemson University.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The stepping stones of scientific advancement rely on the identification of genes involved in cytokinesis, the processivity of dynein motor proteins, the construction of neural circuits – or some other equally-obscure-sounding research – because these are the studies that lay the groundwork for the development of cures or novel disease treatments […]
Here's what you need to know to see the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse at Clemson University's “Eclipse Over Clemson” viewing party.
Clemson University received the first-ever academic institution award from SC Cyber for its contribution to the state’s cybersecurity initiative that was kicked off last year by former Gov. Nikki Haley.
The Information Technology Student Advisory Board (ITSAB) delivered an extremely successful 2016-17, funding over a dozen technology projects to benefit Clemson University students. “This year’s IT Student Advisory Board was incredibly successful,” said Dory Askins, Chair of this year’s ITSAB. “Comprised of 12 students, freshmen to seniors, Undergraduate Student Government, and other students, the board […]