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 […]
Devin Ashton Ostermann arrived at Clemson University in 2014 with her mind set on becoming a pharmacist. But as a sophomore this fall, she’s studying marketing and psychology – and the prescription for her career path has yet to be written. The Fredericksburg, Va., native’s change of course, in part, occurred when she started a […]
Matt Brown will be the first to tell you he’s no visionary. But he is an entrepreneur, and has been for some time. The Florence, S.C., native caught the entrepreneurial bug at an early age, growing up in the southeastern part of the state. His father, an assistant superintendent of Florence School District One, and […]
Clemson University’s College of Business and Behavioral Science will present an introduction to the course "Being a Leader" Oct. 7 with renowned Harvard professor of business and one of the founders of financial economics, Michael Jensen.
Soon-to-be Clemson MBA graduate Brittany Williams is serving double duty in preparing for a free gospel concert at Greenville’s Fluor Field, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. She’ll be singing and promoting, the latter of which is an entrepreneurial career path she has been preparing for at Clemson. Williams has been singing for nearly four years […]
Seven educators in the Clemson University College of Business and Behavioral Science have been awarded the distinction of being named Trevillian Distinguished Professors, Dean Bobby McCormick has announced.