Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.
The Clemson University board of trustees recently approved new academic degree programs in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, including the nation’s first Ph.D. program in Digital History. Trustees also voted to create a new Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design.
Senior biochemistry and genetics major Jason Erno of Columbia is the recipient of Alpha Lambda Delta’s Maria Leonard Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $6,500 for the 2019-20 academic year. Erno will use the fellowship stipend toward his pursuit of a degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Erno is scheduled to graduate from Clemson University on May 10.
An initiative in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) to promote the development of entrepreneurial ideas and skills, the Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown was held April 10 at the Watt Family Innovation Center Auditorium. It featured seven teams presenting their projects with the winning team taking home $2,000 to be used to further advance their project.
For the third year in a row, Clemson Master in Architecture students have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE). Each year, the COTE Top Ten for Students competition celebrates sustainable design excellence, and this year Clemson students produced two of the 10 winning proposals from across the country.
A select group of Clemson University undergraduates have just returned from Louisville, Kentucky where they participated in a Meeting of the Minds with other Atlantic Coast Conference students.
A faculty member in Clemson’s College of Education has coauthored a new book, “An Educator’s Guide to STEAM: Engaging Students Using Real-World Problems.” The book aims to help readers better understand the STEAM framework in education, which is an educational approach that incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
South Carolina teachers pursuing graduate education programs in Clemson University’s College of Education will receive a 10 percent tuition reduction thanks to the college’s new SC Teacher Incentive Program beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The program will apply to four of the college’s online master’s programs.
Clemson University will host students from 67 universities for the United States Universities Debating Championship (USUDC) April 13-15. The main event will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, in Tillman Hall auditorium. It is free and the public is invited. This is the first time a South Carolina university has hosted a national debate championship. The prestigious event will bring more than 750 students to Clemson's campus.
A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.
Play pioneers who were among the first US Play Coalition keynote speakers will be featured at the 10th Anniversary Conference on the Value of Play, “Play for Life.” The conference will be held at Clemson’s Madren Conference Center and Inn March 31-April 3. The conference brings together leading play researchers and advocates from across the nation and world to share the latest research and practices in the field of play. It includes educational sessions, grant opportunities, dozens of renowned speakers and opportunities for play.
Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.
Clemson's Summer Scholars program will run for eight weeks this summer starting June 2 and offer a wide variety of courses, from Professional Golf Management to Exploring Mammalian Cell Culture. The program allows middle and high school students to get an early sense of what the college experience--both academically and culturally--is all about, and the program has increased the number of courses it offers in order to add variety.
Clemson University has partnered with Greenville County Schools on research that will examine the most effective approaches for teachers working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The project will start with a four-day training session for special education teachers in summer 2019 and continue with coaching and evaluations during the following academic year.
A group of Clemson undergraduate students is using a novel approach to study the mechanism that causes mammary glands to develop as a way to understand and possibly halt the growth of aggressive breast cancer cells.