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 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 […]
Hannah Roebuck is a senior double major in religious studies and political science. With a passion for helping those who have immigrated to America, she’s interning with a non-profit that serves the global community in Atlanta neighborhoods. She has plans to go to graduate school and earn a degree in immigration studies, and her internship […]
Healthy Me-Healthy SC (HMHSC) will provide COVID-19 testing support to the rural and underserved areas of the Midlands and Upstate regions of South Carolina. HMHSC, a partnership between MUSC and Clemson, will deploy a mobile testing team to conduct screening and collections in rural and underserved areas. Mobile testing sites through HMHSC kicked off in Walhalla, S.C. on Thursday, July 30, with the goal to provide weekly screening sessions over the course of the next six months. Testing sites will be set up at various locations to collect COVID-19 respiratory specimens from both walk-up and drive-through patients.
The University will temporarily waive standardized test scores as a requirement for applicants for the 2021-22 academic year in recognition of the challenges presented to prospective students and their families by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Leaders from Clemson University’s undergraduate and graduate student governments took part in a 90-minute virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 29. Jonathan Gundana (Clemson Undergraduate Student Government President), Hunter Bond (Clemson Undergraduate Senate President) and Kaitlyn Samons (Clemson Graduate Student Government President) were among 70 participants who heard from University leaders on a number of […]
Meet 2019 sociology alumna Laurel Cartwright. She’s a research fellow for the American Voices Project, which is led by Stanford and Princeton Universities, and is a national study of how Americans are doing. We caught up with her to learn how Clemson prepared her for life in the field as a researcher. Q: What is […]
Sawyer McCarley, a senior sociology major, is working this summer with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a program called YouthMappers, as a YouthMappers Research Fellow. Though he was supposed to be in Jamaica for six weeks for this internship, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, he’s now working remotely. But that hasn’t stopped him from […]
A new endowed chair position in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has been created to specifically research aging and its effects on a variety of issues related to brain functioning. Dr. Lesley A. Ross will serve as the SmartLIFE Endowed Chair in Aging and Cognition, the first endowed chair in the college. Ross will be a tenured faculty member in the psychology department and will work collaboratively across the college and university on research related to aging and cognition. She will serve as associate director for the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging and will have dedicated laboratory space at the Oconee County Campus of Prisma Health.
Meet Whitney Chipley Meade, a 2008 communication alumna. In the past twelve years since graduating from Clemson, she’s become an entrepreneur with her husband. She’s the chief operating officer of Meade Agency Professional Video Production, the host of the Daily Devo Morning Show on YouTube and is co-founder of Radio Free WYRF 92.5FM, a Christian […]
Isabel Newton knew she wanted a better life as soon as she became pregnant with her daughter. Anaisa Figueroa was born in the small coastal mountain town of Tepic in Nayarit, Mexico, during a time of increasing hardship for residents of that area. Newton saw what life was like for the other children in the town and became determined to provide something better for Anaisa and any future brothers or sisters she might have. Now, all three of her children are Clemson graduates.