Before Rachel Lang-Baldé’s first trip to West Africa in 2002, she never knew anyone who had died in childbirth. However, reality outside the U.S. would hit hard during her almost four years spent in Guinea as an English teacher and consultant with community health and education organizations. Lang-Balde would come to know many mothers who wouldn’t survive to hold their own child or even hear their first cries.
A volunteer’s background has a bearing on their experience, whether they are working to better a community or rushing to the scene of a natural disaster. Matthew Flege, a Ph.D. student in Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department, will use a grant award of over $25,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service […]
The Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its first annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a wide range of research topics including cross cultural cognitive interviewing, web-based telehealth programs and interventions on maternal stress and depression. The CBSHS […]
Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
The perception of bullying has shifted from being a normal part of growing up to a pressing social and public health issue. This is a welcome paradigm shift for many school administrators and higher education faculty involved in the field, but the reality of how to deal with bullying behavior can still perplex even the most devoted parent, teacher or principal.
Dan Olweus, known worldwide as the “father” of bullying research, will speak on the subject during an address to Clemson University faculty, staff and students on Thursday, June 16. He will address the topic “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” from 2-3:30 p.m. in room 106 of Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. His talk is sponsored by the university’s Institute […]
The departments that will make up the soon-to-be-established College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences held their Spring Research Forum on April 20, showcasing a wide range of student, faculty and staff research. “Presenters prepared over 70 posters that facilitated conversations about our exciting work and outreach,” said Kathy Headley, senior […]
The College of Health, Education and Human Development (HEHD) and Eugene T. Moore School of Education (SOE) honored outstanding faculty, staff and graduate students at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony, held April 20 at the Hendrix Student Center. The ceremony was held as part of the 2016 Spring Research Forum. The winners were: College […]
The early, muted dusk of the cold December evening shrouded a Tiger’s head bowed by a relentless and rootless fatigue. She waited for the bus to take her back to her empty apartment where she planned to end everything. She felt like she had been dying for so long that she was already dead. As […]
Beginning July 1, 2016, Clemson University will house a new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. The new college will be comprised of the following departments and schools: Department of Communication Studies Department of Parks, […]
In anticipation of the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences’ official start on July 1, the college has tapped two veteran Clemson professors to lead its research and academic efforts. Psychology professor Eric Muth has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies; and parks, recreation and tourism management professor Denise Anderson will serve as associate dean for undergraduate studies.