What’s Happening at Clemson

Feb. 25-March 5, 2017

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Saturday (Feb. 25)

The Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS) will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event consists of two sessions: oral presentations from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Clemson University’s Vickery Hall auditorium; and poster sessions from 1 to 3 p.m. in the atrium of the Life Sciences Facility. The symposium showcases undergraduate and graduate research in life sciences. For more information, contact Brett Frye (bfrye@g.clemson.edu) or visit the CBASS website at http://gocbass.weebly.com/.

Monday (Feb. 27)

Prominent African-American author and lecturer Lawrence Ross will give the Black History Month address at 7 p.m. in Tillman auditorium. Ross is the author of several books, including “The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities” and “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses.” For information, contact Keenan Jones (kdjones@clemson.edu, 864-656-3174).

Tuesday (Feb. 28)

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: The Black History Month observance at Clemson ends with Plant A Seed at 11 a.m. in the Life Sciences Building atrium. Attendees will be able to plant a seed filled with their hopes, dreams and goals for the future in hopes of watching them grow into fruition. For information, contact Keenan Jones (kdjones@clemson.edu, 864-656-3174).

Wednesday (March 1)

Clemson University’s Memorial Carillon will ring with the music of 21 countries’ national anthems at noon to mark the start of Upstate International Month. The annual Upstate International Month collaboration will celebrate cultural diversity and heritage in the Upstate. The Clemson University Carillonneurs will play the anthems of countries ranging from Brazil to Turkey and, of course, the United States. For more information, contact Linda Dzuris (ldzuris@clemson.edu, 864-656-3043).

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