Feature Stories From Clemson University
The estate of Thomas Green Clemson first came into his possession through his wife, Anna Calhoun, well before it was eventually bequeathed to South Carolina to found a college. It’s just one of the earliest ways that women played a vital role in making Clemson University what it is today. The newest women to join leadership ranks at Clemson include Dean Leslie Hossfeld (CBSHS), Dean Wendy York (Business) and Dean Cynthia Young (Science). They are each championing innovation and enhanced student experiences for their respective colleges. These women bring passion, vision, experience and dedication to lasting outcomes to Clemson. From prioritizing community outreach initiatives in support of the land-grant mission to connecting with students, faculty, alumni and business leaders to strengthen the prominence of our research, their work is leading Clemson forward.
African-American men make up 2 percent of the teachers in the U.S. In South Carolina, 25 percent of all first-year teachers hired for the 2017-2018 academic year are no longer teaching in South Carolina schools. Call Me MISTER® has spent the last 20 years working to change those statistics. And their work is moving the needle.
Not long ago, Zachary Brenton was the driving force behind the wheel of his stick-shift Nissan truck as he became quite familiar with the Interstate 95 corridor — and the other interstates that crisscross South Carolina’s midsection — thanks to many, many road trips between Clemson and Florence in the name of higher education and […]
Clemson University has a formidable solution to the advanced manufacturing talent shortage: the Center for Advanced Manufacturing. By partnering with industry statewide, the Clemson Center provides a sustainable way to foster long-term success for this economically important manufacturing sector, something that bodes well for the state of South Carolina and Clemson graduates.
Tarah O’Sullivan, mother of two children with a rare genetic disease, has returned to school at Clemson determined to help children with rare genetic diseases. And to save her own. Read the Clemson World article titled THE FACE OF SCIENCE.
With more than 744,000 rural residents statewide, inadequate health care is not just a small-town problem. Rural places represent a health care crisis for all of South Carolina. And a solution is needed.
With 2019 coming to a close, we want to take a moment to celebrate the faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends who have made Clemson University such a special place. Whether it’s in the lab, the classroom or on the field, people are the heart of our institution and the reason why Clemson has grown to become an institution recognized for excellence.
Whether on the football field or in a classroom, Will Swinney is a grinder. Son of renowned Clemson University head coach Dabo Swinney, Will Swinney plays as hard to win on Saturdays as he does to succeed Monday through Friday as a student.
More than 1,300 students will receive Clemson University degrees in two graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Dec. 19. They are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum. In addition, Ph.D. candidates will participate in a doctoral hooding ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Clemson's commitment to inclusiveness continues to grow among new generation of student veterans.
Clemson University’s Homecoming week seeks to bring the community together in a way that hits home with the 26th annual Pickens County Habitat for Humanity house building collaboration. The Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build kicked off Wednesday on Bowman Field. Over the past 25 years, the Clemson community has built 26 homes that are still occupied and have given families opportunity and empowerment by removing the physical and mental hardships that occur with housing instability.
English professor Rhondda Robinson Thomas is bringing to light a more complete Clemson history
Hugo Sanabria looks into the smallest places to find answers to life’s biggest questions. An associate professor doing research in biophysics, Sanabria joined Clemson’s physics and astronomy department in 2014 and went about designing and building a microscope that could zoom in to a single molecule and measure its movement in time and space.