The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences provides unified education, research and public service in the grand challenges of global food supply and safety, human and animal nutrition, agricultural systems efficiency, environmental conservation, sustainable packaging and renewable resources.
The University Center of Greenville has joined the Carolinas Virtual Worlds Consortium, which investigates how three-dimensional virtual worlds can enhance teaching, training and learning at all educational levels.
James E. Miller, professor emeritus of wildlife and fisheries at Mississippi State University, will speak on “Hunting and Conservation — Glimpses from the Past, Present and Future, and Challenges for Wildlife Resource Professionals” at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute.
These events are scheduled at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena at Clemson University in November. For a full list of events, see www.clemson.edu/garrison/.
Clemson University Tuesday unveiled The Ronald & Katherine Harper Industry Collaboration Room on the top floor of the Sonoco Institute for Packaging Design and Graphics. The Industry Collaboration Room is made possible by a $1.1 million gift from Ronald and Katherine Harper of Charlotte to Clemson’s graphic communications department.
Clemson University is engaging in a bit of "tree diplomacy" with China. A team of Clemson scientists and students will travel to China to share research on boosting tree production. The USDA awarded $149,000 to Haiying Liang, a plant geneticist and biotechnologist in the genetics and biochemistry department at Clemson.
A research team led by Clemson University nutritionists received a $300,000 federal grant to help the malnourished elderly.
The Clemson National Scholars Program has entered its 10th year with eight new members.
Seniors and freshmen at Clemson University say they would choose Clemson again if given the opportunity to start their college educations over.
Dale E. Bauman, professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University, will speak at Clemson University about reducing the environmental impact of dairy farming. Bauman advocates use of rBST, a synthetic growth hormone given to cows so that they will make more milk and use fewer resources.
"Expeditions with Patrick McMillan," a public-television nature series produced by Clemson University video productions is building a national following.
Clemson University researchers, together with a counterpart at the University of Georgia, have teamed to study a bug species they believe poses a serious threat to agriculture in the Southeast.
September events at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena
Scientists from Clemson University and the University of Calgary have discovered that gravity triggers the remarkable ability of geckos to grip the slickest of surfaces, clinging at any angle on nearly any surface.
Clemson scientist Stephen Klaine has been awarded two $400,000 EPA grants to study a subject that did not exist a decade ago. Klaine is part of the young field of nano-ecotoxicology: the investigation of the impact that nanoparticles have on the environment.