Clemson University’s Hayek Center for Business Prosperity has received a four-year grant from the Charles Koch Foundation that could provide as much as $5 million to the center. The Hayek Center, founded in 2018, will use funds received from the grant to hire faculty, support research, enhance academic programming and provide financial support to students.
An agreement between Clemson University and Erskine College will allow mathematics students at the Due West school to transfer to Clemson after three years and earn bachelor’s degrees from both schools in just two more years.
Clemson University continues to be recognized as one of the top public universities in the country, coming in at No. 27 in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking of 381 overall national universities. Among key metrics released by the U.S. News & World Report, Clemson’s graduation rates and freshmen retention rates remain in the top 25 among public universities, far exceeding the national averages and remain at historical highs for the university.
Clemson ice cream has a new signature flavor to mark the football team’s 2018 National Championship victory.
Juniors Shaoni Dasgupta and Nate Matzko each have plans to pursue joint medical and doctorate degrees after graduating from Clemson University. Now, as Beckman Scholars, both students are one step closer to achieving that goal.
This fall, faculty and students in Clemson’s communication department will use the University’s Social Media Listening Center to monitor social media before, during and after all 2019 home football games. The Clemson University Police Department is employing the help of the center to add an extra layer of security during home football games.
Clemson University conferred more than 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at Friday in Littlejohn Coliseum.
As the only academic facility in the U.S. with industrial-scale capabilities to fabricate optical fiber, the Clemson University Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) is making significant impacts in the fiber-optic industry. Now, the center’s receiving its second SG Controls MCVD lathe through an in-kind gift from Molex LLC, further positioning COMSET as one of the premiere fiber-optics facilities in the world.
Becoming employment-ready is a goal of most college students and Clemson University’s Career Center is successfully helping many of them achieve that goal. In the new Princeton Review guide, “The 385 Best Colleges,” Clemson is ranked No. 1 in the Best Career Services category.
The Clemson University Institute for Parks has developed a new Directors’ Leadership Academy to address pressing management needs in U.S. parks. Clemson faculty in the institute designed the academy to train current and future park leaders to meet challenges at the local, state and national park system levels.
Clemson professors Sean Brittain and Chad Sosolik have been named to the second cohort of PhysTEC Fellows, a two-year program of The Physics Teacher Education Coalition, whose mission is to improve and promote the education of future physics teachers.
Business and science are joining forces at Clemson University to satisfy a marketplace appetite for business professionals who are capable of analyzing and applying big data to their strategic decision-making. Beginning in July, the College of Business and College of Science are collaborating to offer a Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics. The degree will be offered totally online and will cater to working professionals.
William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.
Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.
Hundreds of students who transfer from South Carolina technical colleges to Clemson University will soon be eligible for scholarships as part of a new program backed by nearly $5 million from the National Science Foundation. The plan calls for more than 300 transfer students to receive $3 million in need-based scholarships over the five-year life of the grant, said Christopher Kitchens, the program’s principal investigator and associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Clemson.