Category: Events

  • Plant species are used as erosion control along a forest road.

    Clemson field tours to show alternatives to using invasive species for erosion control

    October 15, 2019

    Aiming to increase education about the potential consequences of introducing invasive species in forestry applications, Clemson University has announced a series of field tours to provide an overview of current best management practices in South Carolina and their importance to protect water quality.

  • Humanities Hub events feature writers from Rolling Stone and Wired magazine, other guest speakers

    October 10, 2019

    This fall, the Humanities Hub is bringing high-profile guests to Clemson University to discuss teens and music, the preservation of wildlife and the power of computer programmers. The talks will feature pop music journalist Brittany Spanos of Rolling Stone, technology writer Clive Thompson of Wired Magazine and legal historian Paul Finkelman.

  • S.C. Botanical Garden to mark Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1

    October 10, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its second annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at the garden.

  • Photo of Valerie Daniels-Carter

    Entrepreneur Valerie Daniels-Carter, minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, to speak at Clemson’s Ethics Day

    October 9, 2019

    A woman who leads the largest female-owned franchise business in the U.S. and who also is a minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s annual Ethics Day Wednesday, Oct. 16. Valerie Daniels-Carter is president and CEO of V&J Foods Holding Companies, which consists of Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels, Burger King, Coffee Beanery, Nino’s Southern Sides, MyYoMy Frozen Yogurt, Pizza Hut and Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen.

  • Clemson Extension logo

    Clemson Extension workshop focuses on urban tree care

    October 2, 2019

    Clemson Extension is offering a workshop aimed at providing tree care professionals in South Carolina and Georgia with the latest research-based information about tree care and management in the urban environment. The one-day event is set for Oct. 17 in North Augusta.

  • Jason Carver has been planting cover crops on his farm near Eastover for seven years.

    Clemson announces Building Soil Health Conference

    October 1, 2019

    The Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and Clemson Cooperative Extension Service are conducting a conference, Building Soil Health: Principles, Practices and Profitability, on Oct. 28 in Clemson’s Madren Conference Center

  • Members of Tigeroar and Take Note, student a capella groups, perform during Tigerama in 2018.

    Tigerama set for Oct. 25 will include musical guest JOHNNYSWIM

    September 26, 2019

    lemson University’s 63rd annual Homecoming event, Tigerama, will take place in Memorial Stadium on Oct. 25. This year’s event, “Welcome to the Dynasty,” is the culminating celebration of Homecoming and the embodiment of Clemson community and tradition. For the first time in 20 years, a live musical performance will take place inside Death Valley as Tigerama presents Los Angeles-based folk, soul, blues and pop duo JOHNNYSWIM.

  • This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    New event series to help Clemson researchers thrive

    September 25, 2019

    A new series of events seeks to grow and enhance collaborations between the Clemson University research enterprise and industry. The first event of the INPSIRE series will offer small businesses and Clemson research faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn the aspects of writing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.

  • Image from the front of the fall plant sale catalog

    South Carolina Botanical Garden fall plant sale is this weekend

    September 24, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale will be held this weekend, Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28.

  • Headshot photo of John Hawks, Sept. 27 guest lecturer

    Clemson College of Science welcomes acclaimed paleoanthropologist Friday

    September 23, 2019

    John Hawks, an internationally recognized expert on human evolution and genetics who has appeared in documentary films on PBS and National Geographic, will speak at Clemson University about “Fossils, genomes, and our African origins.” The talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in Freeman Hall Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

  • Weston Belk, left, and Max Harley are helping organize a competition that will help students from across the Southeast sharpen their cybersecurity skills.

    Cybersecurity comes sharply into focus with student competition on Saturday

    September 23, 2019

    Students from throughout the Southeast are converging on Clemson University this Saturday for a competition that will test their cybersecurity skills and help prepare them to protect sensitive data from hackers. At least eight teams are planning to participate in Clemson University-Capture The Flag.

  • Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Agriculture research in the Upstate to be on display at Simpson REC field day

    September 17, 2019

    Clemson University’s Simpson Research and Education Center (Simpson REC) will hold an Agronomy and Beef Cattle Field Day on Sept. 19 with tours and updates on crop and livestock research that ranges from high-tech breakthroughs to everyday issues.

  • Photo of a pine forest

    Clemson program prepares women to manage the family forest land

    September 16, 2019

    Clemson University Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a new statewide educational program designed to prepare family forest matriarchs for the reality that they could someday be left to make management decisions about their forestland.

  • Clemson celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

    September 11, 2019

    Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month during the next few weeks. Events begin Thursday with a visit from civil rights activist Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, the co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.

  • Tigers United Announces Save-The-Tiger Summit, Awareness Week

    September 3, 2019

    As Clemson University’s Tigers start the year off No. 1 in college football, Tigers United University Consortium is bringing attention to the dire situation facing wild tigers across the globe. Only 3,900 tigers remain in the wild—worldwide. Our mascot faces extinction. That’s why, as fans prepare to cheer on their Clemson Tigers this week, Tigers […]