Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence.
Melody Bazzle’s journey to working for one of the country’s top construction companies didn’t necessarily start with a lifelong dream. Now, readied with a duel degree in architecture and construction science, she will trade her graduation cap for a hard hat as she begins her next journey as a field engineer.
Shan Jiang, Clemson University alumna and the 2017 Conference on the Value of Play Research Grant recipient, presented her findings on a pediatric health care environment study at the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play hosted at Clemson.
Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month, Helfter and four others will become the first graduates of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, part of Clemson University’s Restoration Institute innovation campus in North Charleston.
After two seasons of climatic events that lashed anger at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season could be better.
MHI Vestas recently was awarded the Silver Medal in the category of renewable energy at the prestigious Edison Awards for its 9.5 megawatt offshore wind turbine, which it will test at Clemson University’s wind turbine-testing facility at the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center in the former naval shipyard.
For the second year in a row, a Clemson University School of Architecture studio project has been selected as a winner of the COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition. The award is given annually by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture in recognition of student work that displays sustainable design at the highest level.
When Chris Paredis was a 9-year-old playing with Legos in his bedroom in Belgium he wasn’t thinking about becoming an engineer. “I just loved building things,” he said. Legos led to bikes and then cars and, as he explained, “literally anything with moving parts." Today, that fascination with making things work has led to the position he finds himself in today as the new BMW Endowed Chair in Systems Integration for Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
There will be a panel discussion with Canadian and Mexican officials on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) April 30 at the Greenville One Building, 1 N. Main St., Greenville. The panelists include Remedios Gómez Arnau, Mexican consul general; Nadia Theodore, Canadian consul general; David Wilkins, a Clemson University trustee and former U.S. ambassador to Canada; and Tim Rogers, chief financial officer of Continental Automotive.
Thanks to Clemson University’s EUREKA! program, two Clemson alumni had their fair share of “ah-ha” moments, and arguably one of their most memorable, when they realized they were in love.
Six Clemson students traveled to Boston College last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds. The conference is held annually every spring to celebrate undergraduate research and provides an opportunity for sharing of ideas and collaboration.
Ann Marie Alexander, senior director of corporate and foundation relations for Clemson University’s development office, has been promoted to assistant vice president for strategic corporate partnerships.
Paul Beatty, National Book Critics Circle Award-winner and the first American to win the Man Booker Prize, will headline the 11th annual Clemson University Literary Festival, which runs April 4-6. His talk will take place from 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 100 Brackett Hall on campus.
Elephants in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar are facing a new, brutal brand of destruction at the hands of poachers: They’re being slaughtered at an increasing rate for their skins, feet, genitalia and hair, according to a report published March 13, 2018, in PLOS ONE.
A team of Clemson University bioengineering and physics students and faculty described an irradiation fluorescence system they developed that could accelerate research in delivering very specific types of radiation in controlled doses. They also showed that low doses of specific, controlled radiation are safe for healthy cells.