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This Week at Clemson

September 20-28, 2014

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Tuesday (Sept. 23)

Clemson President James P. Clements will visit the university’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown to meet the scientists and dedicate new student housing. At 2 p.m., Clements will dedicate the John Bunyan Harris III Student Center at a private ceremony. He will attend a public open house from 3 to 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the research and teaching that Clemson scientists conduct at the center. For information, contact Skip Van Bloem (843-546-1013, ext. 230, or Peter Kent (864-723-0491,

PHOTO OP: Tigers Always Week kicks off at 3 p.m. with a Parade of Tiger Nation Flags. Students will carry the flags of Clemson University and the 13 tiger-range nations from Fort Hill to the reflection point in Memorial Park across from the stadium on Williamson Road. For information, contact Brett Wright (864-656-2138, or Jonathan Veit (864-656-2479,

Wednesday (Sept. 24)

Part of Tigers Always Week, Clemson University President James P. Clements and Global Tiger Forum Secretary General Rajesh Gopal will sign a memorandum calling for collaboration on several fronts in the fight to protect tigers, including research, training and teaching, and such student opportunities as study abroad, student exchange, internships, distance learning and continuing education. The event will take place at 2:30 p.m. at the Brooks Center and will include an address by Gopal. For information, contact Brett Wright (864-656-2138, or Jonathan Veit (864-656-2479,


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