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  • Clemson Canada Center, Global Engagement co-host NAFTA panel discussion

    April 16, 2018

    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.

  • Rachel and Corey Wallace sit on the steps of Sikes Hall with their three sons

    Clemson EUREKA! alumni reflect on research

    April 12, 2018

    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.

  • 2018 Meeting of the Minds logo

    Meeting of the Minds brings ACC students together for research, collaboration

    April 12, 2018

    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

    New assistant vice president for corporate partnerships looks to broaden Clemson relationships

    March 29, 2018

    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.

  • Stack of books

    National Book Critics Circle Award-winner to headline Clemson Literary Festival

    March 28, 2018

    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.

  • An elephant lies dead on a trail.

    Elephant crisis emerging in Myanmar as poachers kill for more than ivory

    March 13, 2018

    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 small white cup with a transparent film at one end sits next to a "caution-radiation" sign.

    New precision device could advance low-dose radiation cancer research

    February 22, 2018

    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.

  • Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    New CU-ICAR leader plans to grow Clemson automotive research and education

    February 19, 2018

    The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.

  • How do you keep cut roses alive longer?

    February 13, 2018

    Valentine’s Day can catch even the most prepared off guard. Luckily, countries like Columbia and Ecuador send a plethora of roses to the U.S. so you can surprise your loved ones with a beautiful bouquet. But how do you make the flowers last? Clemson University’s floriculturist Jim Faust’s helpful hints will make it possible for you to enjoy your rose blooms long after Cupid’s arrow has disappeared.

  • Building robots that people can trust

    February 12, 2018

    Robots will have new, expanded roles in the future’s workforce, but only if people trust them to do their jobs. Dr. Yue Wang is building robots that people can trust, by teaching robots how to learn and interpret human behaviors and react accordingly.  

  • Clemson graduate students work together at CU-ICAR

    CU-ICAR is leading the way in building the automotive engineer of the future

    February 8, 2018

    The world is at the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. And Clemson is supplying the engineers that will help get us there.

  • Clemson to host 2018 Community Built Association national conference in Charleston

    February 6, 2018

    Clemson University will host the 2018 Community Built Association’s national conference March 22-25 at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston. The conference is open to all and includes a series of keynotes along with a diverse range of professional and social opportunities focused on the community-built approach, the collaboration between professionals and community volunteers to design, organize and create community projects that reshape public spaces.

  • Image of Foundation - 4 large gold images that hand from the ceiling of Lee III

    Student group Atelier InSite commissions a new ‘Foundation’ at Clemson

    February 5, 2018

    Between the walls of Lee III, Clemson University students learn the foundations of art and architecture. The award-winning building is home to many of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ programs – and now it’s home to “Foundation,” a new piece of public art that seeks to inspire students, faculty and visitors alike.

  • Endowment established for David Allison, one of the ‘Most Influential People in Healthcare Design’

    February 5, 2018

    Russell “Rip” Paul Parks, a Clemson alumnus and managing principal at DesignStrategies LLC in Greenville, has established a $175,000 endowment in architecture professor David Allison’s name.

  • Image of the high-fidelity OR prototype created by Clemson and MUSC

    Clemson, MUSC share gains made in OR design project

    January 25, 2018

    A joint research team including faculty from Clemson and MUSC unveiled a high-fidelity, mockup operating room at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston today. The OR prototype is based on three years’ worth of research of past literature on OR functionality; observation of best practices in updated, modernized ORs; and input from nurses, doctors and anesthesiologists on how the new OR should function.