Kimberley Owen said that while she loved chemistry in high school, she and her best friend were typically the only females in their math and science classes. “Everyone else was a guy,” she said. “There was still that stigma. You didn’t want to be that weird kid in class with just guys.” Owen, now a […]
Clemson University has been awarded $11 million to expand a bioengineering center that helps mentor junior faculty members as they research how lab-grown tissue can treat some of the world’s most debilitating diseases, ranging from heart disease to spinal cord injuries.
Clemson University’s engineering and science majors will have more opportunities to apply classroom knowledge to the real world as part of a new effort beginning this month. Randy Collins has been named executive director of academic initiatives, a newly created position in the College of Engineering and Science. He was previously the college’s associate dean of undergraduate and international studies.
International trade in ceramic tile was at stake recently when delegates from 15 countries met at Clemson University to develop new standards for a building material that’s easy to take for granted but covers floors, walls and countertops around the world. Decisions made at the Madren Center were expected to influence the global tile business at a time when the U.S. industry is bouncing back from years of factories moving overseas.
In the near future, a DNA sample will be taken from every newborn and analyzed to figure out what diseases could endanger the child’s future, according to Emil Alexov. Doctors could recommend eating a specialized diet or taking medicine, depending on the risks the child faces.
A $500,000 grant from the Bosch Community Fund will establish an endowment in perpetuity for automotive-engineering fellowships that are aimed at diversifying the workforce and inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists.
Below are the responses from key Clemson University officials to June 18’s announcement from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The department said that it plans to invest $2 Million to expand a Clemson University incubator, Research One. “CU-ICAR is an excellent example of what higher education, government and industry can accomplish when they work together. This […]
A group of high school girls are at Clemson University this week to attend a new summer camp that aims to boost their math skills and give them a better shot at landing some of the nation’s fastest-growing jobs. The inaugural offering of “We Do Math!” targets girls who will be in ninth and 10th grades when fall semester starts.
Leidy Klotz of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering was among the nation’s top 40 young professors in a feature released by national online education publication NerdScholar. He was included in NerdScholar’s inaugural “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list. The list celebrates young teachers under the age of 40 and the contributions they have […]
Some of the nation’s brightest high school students were at Clemson University for more than a week to take part in a training camp that decided which four will go to Taiwan this month to represent the United States in an international computer-programming contest. While on campus, the 24 students lived in the dorms, participated […]
A Clemson University senior lecturer who helped improve the understanding of thermal hydraulics as France became a world leader in nuclear power is looking forward to fall semester after wrapping up a year bookended by two honors.
Three Clemson University graduates will be on the fast-track to their dream jobs when they head to California next month for an intensive training program with the animation studio responsible for the hit film franchises “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “How to Train Your Dragon.”
The new director of Clemson University’s general engineering department is a career naval officer who has served aboard three nuclear submarines and has done research on how lasers can be used as weapons.
Some of the nation’s brightest high school students are at Clemson University this week to take part in a training camp that decides which four will go to Taiwan to represent the United States in an international computer-programming contest.
Clemson University is among 12 universities nationwide that have been cited for helping drive economic growth at a time when more states are looking to their higher-education institutions to create jobs and investment.