Plants have helped cure disease and relieve pain since ancient times, and new research at Clemson University could help tap even more of their potential. Many plants hold promising pharmaceutical compounds but in quantities far too small to develop into marketable drugs. In some cases, the entire area of the United States could be farmed with a single crop and it would be enough to treat just a few patients.
Clemson University had another record-breaking year in fundraising with more than $176 million received from private gifts and IPTAY support during the fiscal year that began July 1, 2018, and ended June 30, 2019.
Amanda Bluhm knew she wanted to be a part of an innovative program that would immerse her in the classroom from pre-planning to the final day of class. Her experience with Clemson's teacher residency program has confirmed that teaching is the right profession for her.
For three sets of brothers — the Figueroas, the Polites and the Orrs — who all made the Emerging Scholars journey and wound up enrolled at Clemson together, the program helped the University become a vital part of life for entire families that never would have envisioned being Tigers a few short years ago.
By finding better ways to build — no nails or power tools required — Clemson is leading the way in everything from affordable housing to disaster relief shelters, pop-up health care facilities and more.
Every Clemson student is unique, but all graduates share similar stories of how Clemson has uniquely prepared them to contribute and serve in their respective postgraduate communities, classrooms and corporations.
High-performance research computing at Clemson is discovering answers to complex issues we didn’t even know existed a decade ago. The workhorse behind much of that problem-solving is one of the planet’s largest supercomputers: the Palmetto Cluster — at home in Clemson and at work in the world.
Clemson faculty and the Olweus program recently concluded a major study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools. Evaluating nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years, the study revealed significant, sustained positive impacts.
Professor James Morris sees both the biological allure of the parasites and the potential for a better way to kill them. As a genetics and biochemistry professor, he is studying these creatures with an eye toward developing an easier, safer and more effective treatment.
Clemson’s Zucker Family Graduate Education Center has partnered with local corporations and a neighborhood nonprofit as part of a high-tech effort to break the cycle of poverty in the Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood in North Charleston.
Clemson Moments are the ones that define the college journey here. Moment No. 1? This! When hard work and academic success invite the arrival of a Tigertown Bound acceptance letter. Welcome to Clemson, Class of 2023!
After opening its doors to students with intellectual disabilities, the Clemson community has come to embrace ClemsonLIFE, a program that equips students with skills to live more complete lives.