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.
The gap in positive health outcomes between those living in urban and rural areas continues to widen across the country, and South Carolina is no exception. Put simply, living in a rural or underserved urban area often means being sicker and dying sooner, and it could all be remedied by better health care access.
Kathy Dubber was falling all the time. Though she hasn’t had a major injury yet, it still scared her. And with both knees now replaced, it’s more difficult for her to get up from a low chair or the floor. “I felt like I could use some more mobility,” said Dubber, who lives in Walhalla. […]
Debra B. Jackson, professor emerita of nursing at Clemson University, has been appointed director of the Emeritus College, which comprises retired Clemson faculty members who continue to serve the university as mentors and in other roles.
Clemson’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center plans to use a $100,000 gift from the Pete and Sally Smith Foundation to expand its mobile outreach efforts. The center will use funds to purchase two mid-sized SUVs that it will employ to more efficiently provide follow-up visits or specific health care services in conjunction with the center’s larger mobile clinic.
When Clemson takes on Notre Dame in the 2018 Cotton Bowl, a berth in the national championship game will be at stake. But on the universities’ respective campuses, teams of researchers are working together – Tiger and Fighting Irish – to tackle some heavy-hitting science and societal issues. Here, we present three collaborations that transcend the gridiron.
Whether it was U.S. News & World Report naming Clemson a top-25 public institution for the 11th consecutive year, the groundbreaking discovery of all the starlight ever produced or announcing workforce development initiatives around the state, this year has been full of achievements for this university thanks to the hard work of our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.
Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Clemson University are joining forces to create Clemson’s newest lecture series, which will debut during the spring 2019 semester. Hosted by new CBSHS Dean Leslie Hossfeld, the inaugural Dean’s Lecture Series will showcase CBSHS research and outreach to […]
Clemson criminal justice professor Bryan Miller is set to travel to Finland next month to study how the country’s justice system responds to online and new drug markets. As one of more than 30 Americans to participate in the Fulbright Finland program, Miller will spend five months at the University of Tampere, where he will […]
Three students will be packing their bags this holiday season for Miami, Florida, where they will have a one-week experience of a lifetime. Seniors and native South Carolinians Amanda Compton, Jordan Dunlap and Cameron McIssac were recently selected to be junior host interns for the 2018 Capital One Orange Bowl where fourth ranked Oklahoma will […]
Andrew Mannheimer's innovative approach to teaching makes him engaging. When he paces in front of a crowded lecture hall, he talks fast. He has a microphone in one hand while he gestures with the other; he attacks a lecture like an MC attacks a verse.
The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]
Clemson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management recently hosted a group of scientists from across the country that convened to discuss visitor use management in parks and protected areas. Learn more about this issue from some of the greatest minds in the field!
Misty Stewart will join the staff of the Graduate School as director of student success on December 3. In this role, Stewart will work directly with Dr. David Fleming, associate dean, along with students, faculty, staff and the Graduate School leadership team to enhance measures of student success for graduate students at Clemson. She will […]
Last year, Doug Cecil drove his mother, Bettye, from Spartanburg to Clemson to look at renovation plans for the Clemson University School of Nursing’s simulation lab. On the drive home, after reviewing the blueprints and touring the second floor of Edwards Hall, he asked his mother if she was happy with the plans. “She said […]
This Tiger’s research has not only benefited the field of communication, but American politics in general. He and his colleague, Patrick Warren, are studying the impact Russian troll accounts had on the 2016 presidential election and continue to have on politics. Their work has been highly successful, even being featured in congressional hearings pertaining to […]