Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.
CLEMSON – For the second year in a row, a College of Science student has been awarded the 2019 Norris Medal as the best all-around graduating senior at Clemson University. Rami Major, who majored in genetics, was presented the award at the 2019 University Spring Awards Ceremony held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium […]
CLEMSON – The 2019 College of Science Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony was held Monday, May 6 in Holtzendorff Auditorium. More than 100 attended the celebratory event, which included committee reports, College-wide updates, unit updates and College faculty and staff awards. A festive reception followed the main event. The faculty awards were presented by Amy […]
Three outstanding College of Science students are Clemson University’s winners of the 2019 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a premier national undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.
Clemson University College of Science student researcher Rhett Rautsaw is one of only five scientists in the world to receive the 2019 the BioOne Ambassador Award, which recognizes early career authors working to communicate the importance and impact of their research to the public.
CLEMSON – More than 500 students from 16 South Carolina schools participated in the 40th Annual Biology Merit Exam on Friday on the campus of Clemson University. The longtime mega-event, which recognizes and promotes outstanding achievement among middle and high school students in South Carolina, is sponsored by the College of Science’s department of biological […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Super heroes! Time travel! Alternate dimensions! The College of Science’s Sumanta Tewari, a professor in the department of physics and astronomy and an expert in quantum physics, was featured in an article in ComicBook.com, which is part of the mega-entertainment company Pop Culture Media. Pop Culture Media reaches more than 28 million monthly unique visitors […]
CLEMSON – Dan Whitehead of the department of chemistry has received the 2019 Dr. Fred Bisplinghoff FPRF Innovation Award from the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation and the National Renderers Association for his work on odor mitigation and environmental remediation. The Bisplinghoff FPRF Innovation Award was founded in 2015 and is awarded annually to a […]
Clemson University College of Science physicist Hugo Sanabria’s collaborative research on a protein that is considered to be a suppressor of cancerous tumors has been featured in the journal Nature Communications.
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Wednesday (April 10) at the Madren Conference Center. An assemblage of standout students received a variety of awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. “We are here to honor the best and brightest in the College of […]
CLEMSON – On a day when a brilliant sun and thunderous music battled for supremacy, Clemson University’s “Be a T.I.G.E.R. Field Day” shined brightest of all. In the morning and early afternoon before the 2019 Clemson Football Spring Game, the College of Science partnered with Clemson Athletics to host a fun-filled family event attended by […]
“The Coral Crusader,” a magazine article written by Jim Melvin that chronicled the dynamic efforts of Clemson University student scientists determined to halt the decline of coral reefs in the Florida Keys and beyond, recently won a silver medal in a 2019 international contest.
CLEMSON – Nicole Hostetter, a graduate student in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has received an Integrated University Program (IUP) fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal of the IUP fellowship is to improve nuclear energy in the United States. Hostetter will receive $50,000 per year for three years, as well […]
GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Organizers of the Wallace R. Roy Functional Radiology Symposium, which was held March 16 at Prisma Health, said they hope the event will foster increased collaboration between the hospital and local universities, including Clemson. Their long-term goal was to bring cutting-edge medical imaging research to the Upstate. The symposium drew around […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – When the nearly 100 students of Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries (CEDC) come together to tackle a problem, they can change lives, including their own. Biology major Madison Stanley said her involvement with the organization has been a key part of her college experience, igniting a passion for teamwork that serves […]