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  • School of Architecture launches student-to-student mentoring

    September 9, 2020

    The Clemson University School of Architecture recently initiated a student-to-student mentoring program that will help first-year students adjust to the rigors of design studies. Architecture classes emphasize teamwork and long-term self-directed projects, offering new challenges to students who only recently graduated from high school. More than 35 returning architecture students – juniors, seniors and graduate […]

  • Mashal Saif fosters an understanding of Islam through her teaching and research

    September 9, 2020

    Students often walk into Mashal Saif’s introductory Islam class at Clemson University with misconceptions, but also open minds. Some may arrive with a litany of stereotypes. Saif, an assistant professor of religion, lists some common assumptions to which students may have been exposed: “that Muslims are terrorists, that they’re terrible to women, that they live […]

  • Thomas earns major NEH grant for exhibition about African American history in and around Clemson

    September 9, 2020

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $400,000 grant to Clemson University English professors Rhondda Robinson Thomas and Lee Morrissey to support a touring exhibition of Thomas’ research, “Call My Name: The Black Experience in the South Carolina Upstate from Enslavement to Desegregation.” The exhibition, which is being developed by Thomas and several […]

  • Three Fulbright students chose the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities for their graduate studies

    August 12, 2020

    Three Fulbright students from three different countries have come to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities to complete their graduate studies. All share a similar goal: They’re motivated by the desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Adi Vosawale Lesuma plans to return home to Fiji after graduation and take […]

  • John Pursley honored with SC Arts Commission fellowship

    August 5, 2020

    John Pursley III, a senior lecturer in English at Clemson University, was recently awarded a fellowship by the South Carolina Arts Commission in support of his latest project, a book-length poem that reflects on tumultuous change in America. Pursley, who is also director of the Clemson Literary Festival, was one of only two writers to […]

  • Tyler McDougald awarded Point Foundation Scholarship for LGBTQ leadership

    July 28, 2020

    Tyler McDougald, a junior English and history double major at Clemson University, recently was honored with a Point Foundation Scholarship, awarded to students who are leaders in the LGBTQ community. McDougald is the first student in South Carolina to receive the prestigious scholarship in the 19-year history of the foundation. “I’m absolutely elated and really […]

  • Killian McDonald receives prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship to attend Stanford Law School

    July 6, 2020

    Killian McDonald, a 2018 graduate of Clemson University, was awarded a prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, which will fully fund the cost of attending Stanford University Law School. A former Undergraduate Student Government president, McDonald earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and women’s leadership at Clemson. McDonald was one of 76 students […]

  • Amit Bein

    Amit Bein named interim chair of history and geography

    June 1, 2020

    CLEMSON – Amit Bein has been appointed interim chair of the department of history and geography at Clemson University, effective June 1. Bein, a professor of Middle Eastern studies, has served as acting chair of the department since March 1. “Amit Bein has excellent skills as a scholar and manager, and I am confident that […]

  • Clemson students again recognized for sustainable design excellence with national COTE awards

    May 21, 2020

    CLEMSON – For the fourth year in a row, Master of Architecture students have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE). Each year, the COTE Top Ten for Students competition honors sustainable design excellence, and this year Clemson students produced two of the 10 winning proposals from across […]

  • Retiring professors enriched the lives of generations of students

    May 18, 2020

    Three professors are leaving a legacy of teaching excellence and distinguished scholarship as they retire from the faculty of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. These individuals have a combined experience of almost 100 years of service to Clemson University. Thomas Kuehn, Professor Emeritus of History Thomas Kuehn has been a history professor at […]

  • Shakespeare scholar Elizabeth Rivlin receives NEH stipend

    May 15, 2020

    Elizabeth Rivlin, an associate professor in the English department at Clemson University, has been awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Rivlin received the $6,000 research grant to support her book project “Shakespeare and the American Middlebrow: Reading Publics, 1878-Present.” Her project was one of 224 recently selected by the […]

  • College award winners are inspired to make a difference

    May 15, 2020

    Each spring, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities and its departments recognize dozens of students in an Honors and Awards ceremony. Although that public event could not take place this year, CAAH continues to celebrate these outstanding students. A complete list of the 2020 Honors and Awards winners appears on the College website. Below […]

  • Lee Wilson

    CAAH adapts: We’re all learning about distance learning

    April 6, 2020

    Since Clemson University announced in March that classes were moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, students and faculty members alike have had to make adjustments. One professor said that in the first week of distance learning, a student showed up shirtless, not realizing classmates could see more than his face during the teleconference. […]

  • Clemson Family feeling brought Kelly Umutoni from Rwanda to School of Architecture

    April 6, 2020

    It was a simple phone call that brought Kelly Umutoni 7,500 miles from Kigali, Rwanda to Clemson University. At home in 2017, Umutoni was exploring graduate programs in architecture, and she had cast a worldwide net. Clemson was high on her list, but she had never stepped foot in South Carolina and knew no one […]

  • CAAH supporters see student achievement in action at Fusion

    March 10, 2020

    Devoted supporters of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities gathered with students at the fourth annual Fusion celebration on Feb. 27 at the Barnes Center. The event gives donors a firsthand look at some of the finest work and achievements by undergraduate students in the College. Interim Dean Tim Boosinger, faculty leaders, staff members […]