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  • Jodi Cox portrait

    Director of graduate training & mentoring joins Grad School staff

    June 24, 2019

    Jodi Cox has joined the staff of the Graduate School as the director of graduate training and mentoring.  In this role, Cox will direct and manage programs and services for GRAD 360°, the Graduate School’s comprehensive professional development program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Cox will be responsible for developing new weekly training opportunities for graduate students […]

  • Misty Stewart

    Grad School adds Director of Student Success

    December 3, 2018

    Misty Stewart will join the staff of the Graduate School as director of student success on December 3. In this role, Stewart will work directly with Dr. David Fleming, associate dean, along with students, faculty, staff and the Graduate School leadership team to enhance measures of student success for graduate students at Clemson. She will […]

  • Kristie Kenney Portrait

    Clemson alumna from U.S. Department of State to speak on leadership, meet with campus leaders

    September 24, 2018

    Ambassador Kristie A. Kenney, a Clemson alum who has represented the United States abroad as Ambassador three times and served in senior positions at the State Department and the White House, will visit Clemson University to share her expertise and insight on October 8-9. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to hear […]

  • Clemson employees can earn graduate degrees without paying tuition and fees

    July 2, 2018

    More than 300 Clemson employees are currently working toward graduate degrees using Clemson’s Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP), and each year about 65 of them graduate with advanced degrees. Clemson University offers ETAP as a way to encourage professional growth, enhance employee performance and support employee career development. The program pays for  up to 6 […]

  • Withington to collaborate on graduate program review

    January 2, 2018

    The Graduate School recently announced that Cairen Withington has joined the staff as Director of Program Review and Effectiveness. Withington will work to ensure that the Graduate School fulfills its mandates to perform comprehensive reviews of all graduate programs, to ensure that academic leaders have the data they need to set goals and improve program effectiveness, and to continue […]

  • Dr. Frankie O. Felder, portrait

    Fortunately for Clemson, Felder never shied away from a challenge

    August 14, 2017

    It’s fair to say that Frankie O. Felder,  the senior associate dean of the Graduate School who is retiring this month after 30 years at Clemson, loves a challenge.  And that’s a good thing, because she grew up in a military family that moved around the world regularly. She was one of the first black undergraduates […]

  • Postdoctoral students

    New Clemson University of Postdoctoral Affairs established to enhance the postdoc experience

    April 5, 2017

      With Clemson University’s growing commitment to research development, Clemson employed 104 post-docs in the 2016-2017 academic year. Because not all laboratories have a post-doc, and with starting and ending dates of post-doc appointments varying, there is a need to connect new post-docs to their peers, so they can grow together and advance professionally during […]

  • Graduate student town hall meeting scheduled for October 6

    October 3, 2016

    At a town hall meeting on October 6, Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean Jason W. Osborne and Graduate Student Government President Tyrese Bryant will be on hand to talk about the state of and the future of graduate education and graduate students at Clemson. Audience members will have a chance to ask questions of Osborne […]

  • Clemson student interacts with children in Central American village.

    Grad students partner with Central American village to harness free sustainable energy source

    September 8, 2016

    Clemson graduate student engineers are part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team working with the people of a small rural village in Belize to provide “free” sustainable energy for the village by converting food waste into fuel for cooking. Shakira Hobbs, a PhD candidate in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, first visited Sittee River Village […]

  • Hoegg, Lu, Seliman

    Clemson grad students and postdoc take 3 of 6 conference awards

    July 27, 2016

    Two Clemson University graduate students and a post-doctoral fellow captured one-half of the poster awards presented at the 2016 Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Basic Research Technical Review held in July near Washington, DC. In total, 66 posters were presented, representing approximately 25 universities and research organizations.  Clemson winners were graduate students Edward Hoegg (“Isotope Ratio […]

  • Graduate School assistant dean to focus on professional development and underrepresented populations

    June 27, 2016

    Responsible for two key aspects of ClemsonForward as it relates to graduate students, a new assistant dean for professional development and inclusive excellence will join the Graduate School staff on August 15 to help Clemson improve the quality of graduate education and expand diversity, inclusion and equity throughout the University community. Tia N. Dumas is […]

  • Graduate School associate dean finalists announced; open forums scheduled

    May 27, 2016

    CLEMSON — Two finalists have been named for an associate dean position in Clemson’s Graduate School. They are Stephen E. Creager, professor of chemistry at Clemson, and David S. Fleming, associate professor and graduate program director at Clemson’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education. There will be an open campus forum with each candidate. Creager’s will […]

  • Grad student using forensics to help detect nuclear trafficking

    April 21, 2016

    April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]

  • Graduate student research on display; competition winners named

    April 11, 2016

    Clemson’s 3-Minute Thesis competition and Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) were held last week as part of Research and Innovation Month. More than 25 graduate students were recognized with cash prizes for their top-ranking presentations. Photos are online. The annual 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students to deliver compelling presentations on their thesis and […]

  • 2016 Faculty Fellows

    Graduate School Faculty Fellows program created to support faculty in meeting students’ needs

    April 4, 2016

    Graduate students soon will reap the benefits of the Graduate School’s new Faculty Fellows program, which got underway recently with the selection of the inaugural class of Fellows. Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean Jason Osborne established the program to address the needs of graduate students by encouraging faculty to use their expertise and passion […]