Feature Stories From Clemson University
Automotive autonomy technology is changing economies and global industries – and is also a driving force behind military modernization. Bringing these self-driving vehicles to life on- and off-road requires new concepts and algorithms to be tested expeditiously and cost-effectively – all of which happen through virtual prototyping. This key enabler for autonomy is the focus behind a new $18 million center housed at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and a research partnership with the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC).
In response to industry demand, Clemson University has partnered with the State of South Carolina to launch a full-spectrum advanced materials research and development center to drive breakthrough innovation for the state’s automotive, aerospace, defense and energy clusters.
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.
Jessica Baron has traveled the globe and worked as an intern for some of the world’s top video game, animation and visual effects companies since arriving at Clemson University three years ago. Come January, she’s going to be packing her bags again. Baron, a candidate for a Ph.D. in computer science, is planning to head […]
Senior communication student Kenedey Ward is working in an internship this summer to jump start a career of working with student veterans before she graduates in August. However, instead of being in Washington, D.C., like she planned, she’s working as a marketing intern from home with her two sons. She’s interning at the Student Veterans […]
When a wrench is thrown into the best-laid plans, good leaders pivot and make the most out of less-than-ideal situations. A recent case in point is a College of Business crisis leadership class that was borne out of the disruptions and cancellations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. When the College of Business marketing students’ […]
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”.
Josh Lother is the first to admit he doesn’t fit the mold of a traditional College of Business student. He might also be considered a strange bedfellow to the financial management program in the business school at Clemson University. But the 32-year-old Seneca native is comfortable with where he’s at, majoring in a field that […]
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 […]
Dylan Erikson was in his room playing the drums when his phone lit up. He saw the email subject line: Notice of Selection, and thought, “Oh, this must be for a job interview.” It was anything but. He opened the email and read it over and over again. Erikson is the recipient of the Norris […]