Feature Stories From Clemson University
History shows the repeal of net neutrality — the FCC rule requiring internet providers to give equal access to content, regardless of the source — may benefit consumers in the end, said Clemson University economics professor Thomas Hazlett, who is a former chief economist for the FCC.
Five classes. Three teenage children. And one year until graduation. This is 37-year-old Christy Martinson’s life. It’s a busy life with little free time, but she said she prefers it that way. She doesn’t mind sacrificing sleep due to balancing a full class schedule and work. For years since dropping out of high school due […]
After watching coral reefs suffer, Ph.D. candidate Kylie Smith is more determined than ever to find ways to turn the tide.
When it comes to building a career, sharpening razor blades might not be the first thing that comes to mind for most aspiring professionals. But for Martin Lightsey ‘64, that need provided an opportunity that was perfect for his skill set.
A desire to know more: This Tiger and sixth-generation South Carolinian conducted research that changed the narrative about Clemson University’s history. Title: Associate professor of English Years at Clemson: 10.5 years What I do at Clemson: I conduct research and teach courses for English majors and the general education program in early African-American and American […]
Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]
Skye Arthur-Banning can trace a watershed moment in his career as faculty member and soccer referee to a set of shoe laces. They were on a pair of cleats that belonged to a player with cerebral palsy competing in the 2014 America’s Cup Tournament. It was Arthur-Banning’s first time officiating a seven-a-side soccer game, a […]
George Petersen remembers escaping; his mom, Mabel, scooping him out of bed in the middle of the night when he was 4 years old, secreting him out of a dark house and into the frayed back seat of her pale blue Ford Fairlane and pulling away into a restless Los Angeles night. It was the […]
This is one of the most wonderful times of the year, because it’s when future Tigers find out they are Tigertown Bound! Join in our excitement as we welcome the Clemson Class of 2022. Go Tigers!
The world is at the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. And Clemson is supplying the engineers that will help get us there.
Aaron Draplin, creator of Field Notes, is coming to Clemson for a day-long event on Feb. 22 that is sure to inspire Clemson faculty, staff and students. The Portland-based graphic designer has worked with clients that include Nike, Burton snowboard, Esquire, Red Wing, Ford Motor Company, WIRED, Field & Stream, NYTimes and the Obama administration.
Reed Cawthon was destined to follow in his father’s footsteps as a member of Clemson’s varsity men’s soccer team. Frank Cawthon had played under legendary collegiate soccer coach I.M. Ibrahim, who guided the Tigers to National Championships in 1984 and 1987. The younger Cawthon was a member of the program from 2014–16, but when his […]
Growing up in Sri Lanka, this Tiger ate lentils three times a day, never imagining that she would later use lentils to help address the world’s nutritional problems. Through her plant and environmental science research at Clemson, this Tiger is working to change the world with her research in global food security, childhood obesity and […]
Kari McCormick has never had a shortage of passions, nor a shortage of opportunities to combine them. She loves crafts and fashion. She wrote a high school research paper on the history of shoes. In her opinion, the right pair of shoes can “change your life.” But even more than a cute pair of wedges, […]
The daughter of immigrants, Nikki Haley '94, has gone from a small town in South Carolina to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, all the while following the lessons she learned from her parents.