Jonathan Skinner, a nationally recognized health-care economist, will speak Nov. 4 at Clemson University on the U.S. health care system and keeping it affordable without stifling economic growth. Skinner, a Dartmouth professor of economics, is speaking at Clemson as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The […]
As calls for shrinking the size of the nation’s largest banks continue following the 2007-08 economic meltdown, research by a Clemson University economics professor and a Federal Reserve Bank expert suggests doing so may result in more harm than good.
As a result of a Board of Trustees decision this fall, the College of Business and Behavioral Science will become two separate academic units. Beginning July 1, 2016, the new College of Business will be created and the behavioral sciences will become part of another new college, the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. […]
Austin Harley has gotten used to the looks of trepidation on his customers’ faces when they step onto his deep-sea fishing boat and see the captain about to take them 60 miles out on the ocean is a relative youngster. But as one who grew up on the ocean and a veteran of many fishing […]
Two human factors psychologists from Clemson University are employing technology used in Hollywood filmmaking to make pedestrians and bicyclists more conspicuous to drivers.
Despite improving employment and economic growth, many housing markets across the country are not responding positively due to a lingering hangover from the economic downturn, a Clemson University researcher has found.
George F. Will, one of America’s foremost political thought leaders and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will speak at Clemson University Nov. 5, on “America’s Great Debate: James Madison vs. Woodrow Wilson.”
Broadly defined, social entrepreneurs are ambitious and persistent people who apply innovative solutions to solve a societal problem. Clemson University has a social entrepreneur in Katie Mruz, a freshman general engineering major and art minor from Greenville, S.C. In Katie’s case, though, you can add “creative” to “ambitious” and “persistent” when describing her approach to […]
John Hannon encourages his students to have collisions, because in his world they are a catalyst for learning. Hannon isn’t an engineering professor involved in crash-testing research. Rather, he’s leading the inaugural year of the College of Business and Behavioral Science’s entrepreneurial Living-Learning Community for students campus-wide. “Entrepreneurial development is the notion of random and […]
Have you ever been dissatisfied with a restaurant experience because the customer-service technology you had to use to reserve a table, order your food or pay for the meal wasn’t up to par? Clemson University researchers aren’t surprised.
It’s difficult to fault millennials for being skittish about investing in their futures. After all, retirement isn’t top of mind for most college students, and many of them came of age during one of the most horrifying financial crises in U.S. history. Add to that the average 18- to 34-year-olds’ lack of investment know-how and […]
Distinguished economist and 2002 Nobel Prize winner Vernon L. Smith will speak at Clemson University on Oct. 5 as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The event is free and open to the public. Smith will speak in 100 Brackett Hall from 4-5:30 p.m., with a […]
A three-year, 70-million mile space voyage takes some serious planning. That’s why the world’s largest space agency has turned to Clemson University in preparing for the first-ever manned mission to Mars in 2030.
Imagine bandages that detect infections, flexible paper light bulbs that screw into a light socket or food containers that notify you of an allergen inside. Now imagine all of this technology is created on a printing press and that Clemson University is on the cusp of helping bring it to mainstream America.
For six years, Clemson University sociology professor Brenda Vander Mey has been proactively leading a sustainability Creative Inquiry class to the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Today, Vander Mey, her students and some associates are leading a different mission for the 70,000 inhabitants of the archipelago – one of relief. The immediate need for residents […]