What’s Happening at Clemson

June 22-30, 2019

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Thursday (June 27)

Clemson University and Duke Energy are hitting the road in the new Explore Mobile Lab in hopes of educating and engaging the scientists and engineers of tomorrow. The lab will make its way to 159 middle schools across the state beginning this fall and will have student-focused activities aligned with state standards in science and math. Media are invited to come to the Watt Center Family Innovation Center lawn at 9 a.m. Thursday to get a first glimpse of the Explore Mobile Lab when it is unveiled during a ceremony with leaders from Duke Energy and Clemson. Seventh- and eighth-grade students participating in the Project WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) summer camp on campus will also be attending and participating in the lab’s activities following remarks until 11 a.m.. For more, contact Tara Romanella (tromane@clemson.edu, 310-869-5530).

Friday (June 28)

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Upstate schoolchildren will put the autonomous boats they built to the test in a competition from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at CU-ICAR. Sponsored by Bosch, the Autonomous Boat Summer Camp for Ocean Conservation guides students as they engineer their own small self-driving boats and learn the importance of cleaning the oceans. Read about last year’s event here. For information, contact Tara Romanella (tromane@clemson.edu, 310-869-5530).

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