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McKinnon Reece knows engineers tend to make better-than-average salaries, but when the recent Clemson University graduate thinks about what he might be doing a decade from now, he has bigger things on his mind. “Long term, I want to be able to make a difference in the world,” he said. Reece plans to head to […]
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved changing the name of the University’s Honors College to the Clemson University Honors College, effective immediately. The college has been named the Calhoun Honors College since 1982. The trustees also approved a resolution respectfully requesting authority from the South Carolina General Assembly to restore Tillman Hall to its original name of the Main Building, commonly called “Old Main”.
Charles Dove was an undergraduate at Clemson University when he helped lead teams that experiment with nuclear fusion, launch rockets to the same height as Mount Everest and build small satellites that orbit Earth. It was an extraordinary Clemson experience, one that was capped by a high honor. Dove, who graduated in May with his […]
A professor whose work could lead to paint that heals itself like skin has written a review for a highly selective publication, sharpening the focus on Clemson University’s excellence in materials science research. Marek Urban’s review on self-healing polymers appears in the latest edition of Nature Reviews Materials. Self-healing polymers are a type of smart […]
Laine Mears remembers walking through a factory as a visitor a few years back and seeing a worker stare off into space while screwing fasteners into an assembly, his body at work but his mind apparently elsewhere. The sight made Mears wonder about the worker’s future: What skills would he need in the age of […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some of the nation’s most elite universities in “10 Innovative Engineering Institutes,” an article in Mechanical Engineering, the flagship magazine of The American Society of Mechanical […]
All of Jessica Larsen’s students who nominated her for the 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry described her as being the most supportive and enthusiastic professor they’ve ever had. Larsen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, who has a joint appointment in bioengineering, is an enthusiastic supporter of […]
Sue Lasser, academic enhancement counselor for the PEER/WISE programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, is the staff award recipient of the 2020 Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence. Presented to a staff member whose service is exemplary, the award includes a plaque and a cash award. Honorees’ names are recorded on […]
A Clemson University researcher has received funding to develop a novel technique to correct spinal deformities without anchoring rods to the spine with screws. Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and one of six faculty members in the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Joint […]
The chief engineer of a Clemson University team that designs, builds and races open-wheel race cars said that winning a Fulbright award will allow him to continue pursuing his dream of working on Formula One cars in the United Kingdom. Jonathan Vogel’s two years of service as chief engineer for Clemson Formula SAE came to […]
The United States’ flagship international education exchange program, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, has selected four current Clemson University students and two alumnae for the 2020-2021 year. The University has had 56 Fulbright Student recipients overall, and this year is an annual record with six recipients.
A few supplies available at just about any hardware store for less than $100 can be assembled into a device that helps keep COVID-19 patients from infecting the healthcare providers who take care of them, a group of Clemson University researchers said. The student-led group is designing and building prototypes of a “negative pressure” device […]
A Clemson University graduate who returned to his alma mater as an associate professor and now leads an academic department is winning one of his profession’s high honors. Kyle Brinkman, chair of Clemson’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named Fellow of The American Ceramic Society. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the […]
Two Clemson University freshmen are thinking outside the box– and shining a light inside it– to combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Carleigh Coffin and Ashlyn Soule said they are designing a device that would be located at supermarket checkout lanes. Groceries would be placed on the conveyor belt and then pass through an enclosed […]