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  • CU-ICAR to unveil Deep Orange 9 at campus pop-up autocross event

    September 18, 2018

    Join Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and Clemson Automotive Engineering on Saturday, Oct. 6, to show off your driving skills and take hot laps with professional drivers on a professionally-designed pop-up autocross course right on campus. The event is meant to complement, as well as highlight, the unveiling of CU-ICAR’s latest iteration of its Deep Orange project car, Deep Orange 9.

  • Image with "America's Top-Ranked Architecture & Design Schools"

    Clemson named one of America’s best architecture and design schools

    September 18, 2018

    Clemson University’s School of Architecture has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. For the seventh consecutive year, the Master of Architecture is ranked one of the top 10 accredited architecture graduate programs at a public university.

  • Image with a sketched airplane and the text "Where will you go?"

    Gilman gives back: 16 Tigers awarded funding for study abroad experiences

    September 17, 2018

    Recognizing the importance an international education experience can have on one’s life, the U.S. Department of State tries to make it a reality for all students through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which enables Federal Pell Grant recipients “to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.” Approximately one in three Clemson students who apply for the Gilman Scholarship are awarded funding between $3,000 and $5,000.

  • Clemson, Texas A&M on same team for science

    September 7, 2018

    On Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, the Clemson Tigers play the Texas A&M Aggies in College Station in one of the biggest matchups of the early 2018 college football season. But researchers at the universities have a long history of collaborating with each other, and as land grant universities, both schools share a responsibility to contribute […]

  • The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology is responsible for protecting the state's underwater treasures, like the H.L. Hunley.

    State maritime archaeologists move into Clemson’s Warren Lasch Conservation Center

    August 28, 2018

    The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, the agency responsible for protecting the state’s underwater archeological heritage, has recently moved its Charleston office to the Warren Lasch Conservation Center on Clemson University’s Restoration Institute on the old Charleston Naval Base. The move aligns two key teammates — SCIAA and Clemson University — under the same roof, so that they can better communicate and pool resources.

  • Freshman and transfer students joined faculty, staff and guests at the Victor Hurst Convocation.

    Clemson University welcomes new students for 125th academic year

    August 20, 2018

    Monday morning’s University Convocation marked the beginning of the collegiate experience for more than 5,000 incoming freshman and transfer students. More than 1,800 graduate students are also starting their journey to master’s or doctoral degrees.

  • Clemson’s National Scholars Program welcomes largest cohort since 2014

    August 16, 2018

    The Blue Ridge yawns greatness yet again as Clemson University welcomes 12 students into the National Scholars Program. It is the program’s largest cohort in four years and includes eight students from South Carolina. The National Scholars Program aims to provide inquisitive student leaders with specialized enrichment opportunities. Selected students are presented a competitive scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition; provided the option to spend a summer studying abroad; advised in both group and individual settings; and prepared to thrive post-graduation.

  • Freshman and transfer students joined faculty, staff and guests at the Victor Hurst Convocation.

    The academic year is set to begin at Clemson’s University Convocation

    August 13, 2018

    Clemson University’s academic year will officially begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, during the University Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshman, transfer and graduate students, faculty and staff and community members are invited to the ceremonies and to hear remarks from Thomas (Tom) F. Chapman (‘65), retired chairman and chief executive officer of Equifax Inc., and Clemson President James P. Clements.

  • A graduate prepares to enter Littlejohn

    Clemson to award summer semester degrees at 9:30 a.m. Friday

    August 10, 2018

    Clemson University will confer approximately 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Littlejohn Coliseum. Visitors should plan extra time for travel and note the new clear bag policy implemented for graduation.

  • Katherine "Kate" Schwennsen poses in Lee III infront of several small student mock ups

    Clemson’s School of Architecture director recognized with ‘18 Educator Honor Award

    August 8, 2018

    Katherine Schwennsen, FAIA, professor and director of Clemson University’s School of Architecture, has been named an American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) 2018 Educator Honor Award winner.

  • Deborah Wingler poses for a photo in Lee Hall on Clemson's campus.

    How a patient advocate becomes a health care designer of the future

    August 6, 2018

    Deborah Wingler’s journey drivers her passion for health care design.

  • Clemson architecture professor Anjali Joseph stands in Lee Hall on Clemson's campus.

    Clemson professor named ‘18 research-winner by Healthcare Design magazine

    August 2, 2018

    Healthcare Design magazine has named Anjali Joseph, Clemson University’s Spartanburg Regional Health System Endowed Chair in Architecture + Health Design and director of the Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing, a “HCD 10” award-winner for her research contributions to the health care field over the past year.

  • Photo of an iPhone with a cracked screen.

    Self-healing plastics are a step closer with new Clemson research

    July 25, 2018

    Annoyed by that crack on your phone’s screen? You wouldn’t be if the screen could heal itself, like a body heals a cut. That day is coming. Research and development in this area is so popular now that today’s advice to Benjamin Braddock would be two words: self-healing plastics.

  • Samantha Lovern

    The FIRST step: To Clemson and beyond

    July 12, 2018

    The daughter of a small business owner and a maintenance worker with York School District 1, Samantha Lovern is the first in her family to attend university. And thanks to a national grant from Procter and Gamble and generous Clemson donors, she’s also the first in her family to study abroad.

  • Researcher Marion Clement holds a barred owl.

    Barred owls’ move to the ‘burbs gets researcher’s attention

    July 3, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — It’s dusk, the second week of March, 2018. The rumble of traffic from Highway 76 crawls through a thin line of trees and into the Hyatt family’s spacious backyard in suburban Clemson, South Carolina. A persistent, chilly breeze blows as the Hyatts and a few friends prepare to watch a cadre […]