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    World-class data science server to amplify Clemson’s supercomputer

    April 22, 2019

    Faculty from the College of Science and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences have secured a $316,000 grant from the Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research to purchase the world’s newest and best server in the scientific supercomputing market for Clemson University.

  • Microscopy image of extracellular vesicles being taken up by microglia

    TIGER mouse debuts as model for neurological ailments

    February 28, 2019

    New research published on Feb. 28 in Nature Scientific Reports has devised a way to track tiny message-carriers in the brain that could prove useful in diagnosing and treating injuries, infections or diseases.

  • 1960s horror movie poster "Planet 9 from Outer Space"

    The ‘scientist who killed Pluto’ is coming to Clemson

    February 6, 2019

    August 24, 2006, was a day of infamy for those who grew up having learned that a far-out icy body in the solar system – Pluto – was the ninth and final planet in our solar system. It was on this day that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted to demote Pluto from “planet” to “dwarf planet,” and the scientist who incited that change is coming to Clemson to speak about it.

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    Mathematical sciences and gender bias take stage in distinguished lecture

    January 28, 2019

    CLEMSON – Marie Vitulli, Professor Emerita of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was the invited speaker for the Jan. 25 spring kickoff of the TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series. Vitulli’s lecture, titled “Algebra and Geometry Throughout History: A Symbiotic Relationship,” discussed the early beginnings of algebra and geometry in the Babylonian and Greek eras, […]

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    College of Science lines up distinguished speakers for Spring 2019

    January 20, 2019

    CLEMSON – In the pursuit of faculty and research excellence, the College of Science has rounded up a series of renowned scientists who will be on campus in Spring 2019 to share their stories and their studies. Here are the highlights: College of Science Lectures “Successful Scientific Publishing” – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Madren […]

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    New lecture series promotes professional development to SCIENCE students

    January 18, 2019

    CLEMSON – The College of Science is piloting a new seminar series in spring 2019, intended to equip SCIENCE students with the professional development skills they need to find enrichment opportunities available across the University. Dubbed SciencePREP – “Promoting Research, Engagement and Professionalism” – the seminar series was spearheaded by a collaboration between the College of Science’s Student Services and […]

  • A coiled up rattlesnake

    Mojave rattlesnakes’ life-threatening venom is more widespread than expected

    January 14, 2019

    It was thought that Mojave rattlesnakes with hemorrhagic venom only lived in Arizona, but new research from Clemson University scientists documents hemorrhagic and neurotoxic venom types throughout the U.S. and Mexico, and even hybrid venom in which one snake exhibits both types.

  • Teacher speaking with group of kids.

    Michigan receives a lesson from Clemson on innovative teaching and learning

    December 10, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina ­– Teaching staff and administrators from Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Michigan were on campus Friday, Dec. 7 to tour the University’s innovative SCALE-UP classroom, located in Cooper Library, Room 200-B. The team traveled more than 800 miles to see firsthand how Clemson is reshaping instruction for its students in hopes of […]

  • Collage of shark, fisherman, octopus, and seal puppets.

    Musical theater production inspires marine conservation awareness for Upstate locals

    December 5, 2018

    Clemson’s resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.

  • Pope (middle) poses with Clemson Football Head Coach Dabo Swinney (left).

    College of Science lecturer learns more about football than just X’s and O’s

    November 19, 2018

    CLEMSON – College of Science senior lecturer Amy Pope was honored during halftime of the Clemson-Louisville football game on Nov. 3 as the P.A.W. Journey Professor of the Game. Pope was selected as part of the Guest Professor Program put on by the P.A.W. Journey. Headed by Jeff Davis, P.A.W. Journey works to develop Clemson […]

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    Environmental justice takes the stage at Diversity in SCIENCE seminar

    November 15, 2018

    CLEMSON – Mila K. Marshall, a Ph.D. candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Illinois-Chicago, was the featured speaker at the Nov. 13 installment of the Diversity in SCIENCE Seminar Series. Marshall earned her B.S. degree in environmental biology with dual minors in chemistry and geography from Chicago State University in 2009 […]

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    Top experts on infectious disease gather at sixth annual CBEP meeting

    November 5, 2018

    CLEMSON –The 6th annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) Meeting was held on Oct. 24-26 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab. This event brought together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in the country, helping them make connections with other researchers involved in the cell biology of various eukaryotic pathogens. Clemson University’s […]

  • Jim Kelley (right) is a 1974 graduate of zoology.

    College of Science homecoming tailgate welcomes alumni and friends

    October 23, 2018

    CLEMSON – The College of Science hosted its inaugural homecoming tailgate on Oct. 20, welcoming alumni back to campus to share in food, fun and fellowship as a Clemson Family. “We have five departments that we brought together in 2016 to create our new College of Science,” Dean Cynthia Y. Young said. “Normally our scientists […]

  • Three-photon microscopy images of (A and B) breast cancer cells and (C and D) glioblastoma cells.

    New imaging technique aims to find even the smallest of cancerous tumors

    October 22, 2018

    New research stemming from scientists at Clemson University has optimized a novel imaging technique that could help doctors better visualize tumors. The research – published recently in the International Journal of Nanomedicine – expanded upon a technique known as multi-photon imaging, which uses near-infrared light to excite fluorescent molecules that are injected near the site of a tumor.

  • "Tigers on Call" is an annual event for health professions students.

    2018 ‘Tigers on Call’ event sparks networking and mentorship

    October 5, 2018

    CLEMSON – Clemson University undergraduate sophomore Jordan Childs of biological sciences understands the importance of creating professional connections early in his education to help with his future career goals. At the fourth annual “Tigers on Call” event on Sept. 28, students like Childs who are interested in pursuing careers in healthcare had the opportunity to […]