The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences equips students and engages research and outreach to address health and wellness challenges, tackle human impacts on the environment, and build stronger communities by better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world.
Nurse practitioners in Appalachia are more isolated geographically and experience different hardships than those serving patients in more urban areas, but now these nurse professionals will have access to a new resource for professional development, continuing education and networking through an alliance based in the Clemson University School of Nursing. The Appalachian American Alliance of Nurse Practitioners (AAANP) is a new initiative designed to act as a networking and educational resource for nurse practitioners who work in Appalachian areas.
Maira Patino’s life was changed by her first experience with outdoor recreation – a hiking trip to Colorado when she was 14 years old. “I went as part of a youth outreach program in a small suburb by Chicago right before my freshman year of high school and honestly didn’t know what hiking was until […]
The resumption of in-person instruction is set for Monday, Sept. 21. As students adjust to new routines and physical distancing measures that have been put in place throughout campus, the availability of study space is naturally one of the most pressing topics. Study space capacities have been altered because of the need to reduce density […]
Two Clemson researchers fighting online disinformation have a new hub for truth The past few years have been a whirlwind for Darren Linvill, an associate professor in Clemson’s Department of Communication, and Patrick Warren, an associate professor in Clemson’s John E. Walker Department of Economics. From their initial project in 2017 to uncover and expose […]
Elizabeth “Libby” Steadman didn’t set out to break new ground for women, serve her country in two wars or be enshrined in a museum in Washington, D.C., but most people who lead extraordinary lives don’t plan to do so. Making a significant impact often comes naturally.
One of the main priorities of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is to serve rural communities in a variety of ways. The CBSHS Joseph F. Sullivan Center has long been a part of this effort as an interdisciplinary health center seeking to improve health in rural, underserved communities and the Clemson […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is celebrating faculty research through recognition of selected outstanding journal publications. College leaders will recognize each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, to be displayed outside of the dean’s office in Edwards Hall. This is the third group of faculty members who have […]
An engineer who has earned six patents in six years and a geneticist developing strategies to prevent tooth decay were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University.
Meet 2006 psychology alumna Dipali Patel. She’s a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. With money being one of the biggest worries for people, Patel views finance advisors as a type of counseling that helps ease people’s fears about saving money for the future. Since graduating Clemson in 2006 with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, […]
June J. Pilcher, Alumni Distinguished Professor of psychology at Clemson University, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. In this role, Pilcher will represent the membership of Phi Kappa Phi while also […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences welcomed 18 new faculty members across six departments this year, who will help the college continue to achieve its mission of building people and communities. Some of these faculty were previously part-time in the college, and the college is excited to have expanded their roles to a […]
Clemson’s TIGERS Advance program, which aims to improve gender and racial equity at the University, is recruiting for its fourth Trailblazers class. Trailblazers is an academic year program for all faculty that focuses on developing gender equity in leadership. Participants engage in action research leadership projects and developing leadership skills. Trailblazers is one of the initiatives […]
A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows users to enter observations, photos and other information related to geography and crime scene data when uncovering human or animal remains. After years of use, app developers hope the data collected will allow a near-instant estimate of time of death in the field.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad Grant to Clemson University educators Kyle Anderson and Sarah Winslow. This grant will further build global service-learning and engagement opportunities in India for students and faculty.
For the next three years, Kristen Lawson, the School of Nursing’s project manager, will be serving as the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) staff senator. As staff senator for the college, she will represent the CBSHS staff in Staff Senate meetings and bring their questions and concerns to the senate and University […]