The College of Science advances mathematics, physical sciences and life sciences and mobilizes curiosity-driven faculty and students who seek to enhance life on the planet through groundbreaking research.
“Caring” is a word a colleague used to describe Alison Starr-Moss in her nomination to receive the 2020 Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award. The Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award was established in 2013 through an endowment generously created and funded by the late Dr. Ted G. Westmoreland and is presented annually to honor a distinguished […]
Lesly A. Temesvari, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the biological sciences department in the College of Science, received Clemson University’s 2020 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research for her work on cell biology and eukaryotic pathogens. An internationally recognized leader, Temesvari’s overall goal is to understand the pathogenesis of the human protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, […]
There may never have been a time when it was more important to be an innovative teacher than this spring semester. The COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online and John R. Cummings, a senior lecturer in biological sciences in the College of Science, is one of the teachers who embraced the challenge. “Because my role with […]
Clemson University scientists have taken another step forward in their quest to find a cure for a notorious parasite that has infected more than 40 million Americans and many times that number around the world.
To maintain social distancing and safety, the Clemson Life Sciences Outreach Center will be hosting virtual STEM camps this summer for kids ages 8-12. Starting the week of June 8-11, the camps will be held Mondays -Thursdays from 9:30-noon until Aug. 10-13. The camps will be conducted through Zoom virtual classrooms, where youth will explore […]
Clemson University virologists Kaustubha "Kos" Qanungo and Matt Turnbull participate in Q&A session on commonly asked questions about the pandemic.
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 […]
CLEMSON — Like his father and grandfather before him, Captain Bryan Lagasse (M.S. chemistry 2020) is serving his country as an officer in the U.S. Army. After graduating from Clemson in May, Lagasse is heading to West Point to become a chemistry faculty member at the same institution where he earned his bachelor’s degree a […]
Biological sciences researcher Matthew Koski has received a three-year, $455,000 NSF grant to study how flowers adapt to heat and cold.
As you look back over your time as a student at Clemson, I hope there are many great moments engraved in your memories. I encourage each of you to stay connected and engaged with each other, your department, your friends, your faculty, our college and our university.
Three Clemson University seniors and three graduate students received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
Here are some of the stories of Clemson’s people. We share them as a simple record of deeds great and small that kept us safe, brought us comfort and cared for our community. These acts of service and sacrifice largely went unnoticed while they were happening.
CLEMSON — Tatum Sass, a Clemson biochemistry and genetics junior, has successfully created an assay that was published on April 20, 2020, in JoVE, a leading peer-reviewed video journal of experimental techniques. The full title of the video is “High-Throughput Method for Measuring Alcohol Sedation Time of Individual Drosophila melanogaster.” While participating in a 2019 […]
The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]
Clemson University’s Board of Trustees approved on Thursday the University’s plan for a tuition and mandatory fee freeze for the 2020-21 academic year for all in-state and out-of-state students.