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  • Lack of extreme weather puts southern Appalachians in ‘good shape for great fall color’
    Steven Bradley | September 23, 2019
    Scenic vista from Fetterbush Overlook along Blue Ridge Parkway

    Forest ecologist Don Hagan, who has been making fall foliage predictions for Clemson University for seven years, said all signs point to the potential for a brilliant fall color season in the southern Appalachians ahead ... despite some mixed signals the trees have been receiving from the Carolina climate.

  • Cybersecurity comes sharply into focus with student competition on Saturday
    Paul Alongi | September 23, 2019
    Weston Belk, left, and Max Harley are helping organize a competition that will help students from across the Southeast sharpen their cybersecurity skills.

    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.

  • The Nieri family builds upon Construction Science and Management’s success with Academic Cornerstone gift
    Tara Romanella | September 20, 2019

    Michael (’86) and Robyn Nieri are laying a foundation for student success at Clemson University. As the University’s fifth Cornerstone Partner for Athletics, they created the Nieri Family Student-Athlete Enrichment Center. Now, the Nieri legacy at Clemson will expand even further as they become the University’s fifth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $5 million to the Department of Construction Science and Management in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. It is the largest gift to both the department and the college.

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  • Clemson researchers armed to combat guava root-knot nematodes
    Denise Attaway | September 18, 2019
    Sweet potato with bumps from infection

    Clemson University researchers are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. This nematode is considered to be one of the most damaging in the world because of its wide host range, aggressiveness and ability to overcome the resistance that has been developed against root-knot nematodes in many crops.

  • Agriculture research in the Upstate to be on display at Simpson REC field day
    Tom Hallman | September 17, 2019
    Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    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.

  • Clemson program prepares women to manage the family forest land
    Jonathan Veit | September 16, 2019
    Photo of a pine forest

    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.

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  • Clemson College of Science welcomes acclaimed paleoanthropologist Friday
    Laura Schmitt | September 23, 2019
    Headshot photo of John Hawks, Sept. 27 guest lecturer

    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.

  • Cybersecurity comes sharply into focus with student competition on Saturday
    Paul Alongi | September 23, 2019
    Weston Belk, left, and Max Harley are helping organize a competition that will help students from across the Southeast sharpen their cybersecurity skills.

    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.

  • Agriculture research in the Upstate to be on display at Simpson REC field day
    Tom Hallman | September 17, 2019
    Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    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.