Feature Stories From Clemson University
An instructor told Carpenter to, “Bloom where you’re planted.” Taking that phrase to heart, she put everything she had into this chance-of-a-lifetime internship.
James Nampushi has great respect for the lion that almost killed him. That lion made James an honored warrior, a hero and eventually the first college graduate among his Maasai people. And it was the lion that brought James to Clemson where soon he will earn his master’s degree and begin working on a Ph.D. in park management.
Today’s generation is far more removed from the concept of growing your own food. Farm leaders believe it is an answer to this growing issue. However, the farm still faces the tough obstacle of staying afloat, despite untiring efforts.
Vogel is helping to influence the growth of Clemson’s anthropology program through her involvement with students. Almost every summer since 2004, the assistant professor has conducted a field studies course in the Casma Valley of Peru. Every year, she takes a group of Clemson students with her.
In her four years at Clemson, Carson has taken advantage of all the volunteer opportunities she could, leaving her mark on this University.
David Blakesley showed up to his first class at Clemson in a dress shirt with an orange tie and wearing a watch with an orange tiger paw face.
Working hard to change a common misconception about sustainability, professor Leidy Klotz says it’s more than simply saving the planet. With his help, students are banding together across disciplines to pursue sustainability.
You wouldn’t think that MBA students and homeless people would have much in common, but an innovative volunteer program has brought them together in what is hoped will be only the first of many collaborations between Clemson at the Falls and the community in which it’s located.
While it might be strange and at the same time exciting for Hattie Duplechain to be heading off to Nepal at the end of the summer, to those who know her it’s completely natural.