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  • Clemson brings accessibility to professional wildlife and fisheries resources degree
    Steven Bradley | November 16, 2020
    Breanna Ondich holds a turtle

    The Master of Wildlife and Fisheries Resources (MWFR) degree in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences offers a key ingredient to making many students' educational goals possible: accessibility. With a new online delivery option for students with experience in natural resources who wish to enhance their professional degree skills, the non-thesis program is in a fully online format, allowing lectures to be available 24/7.

  • Clemson awarded $3 million grant to develop AI-powered professional development for teachers
    Michael Staton | November 9, 2020

    Clemson University researchers have been awarded $3 million over three years to develop a personalized professional development recommender system for teachers that resembles the way businesses such as Amazon.com recommend products or streaming entertainment. Researchers from the Clemson University College of Education and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences will develop this recommender system to improve teacher effectiveness and retention while increasing student achievement. The grant award comes from the U.S. Department of Education Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program. Of 130 applications to the program, Clemson’s proposal is one of only 12 to be awarded.

  • New athletic scholarships introduced to attract wheelchair tennis athletes to Clemson
    Michael Staton | October 5, 2020
    Wheelchair Tennis

    A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.

Research


  • Clemson Extension announces 5th Annual Ag Outlook Conference
    Denise Attaway | November 11, 2020
    Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.

  • Baldwin receives $377K NIH grant to further explore the interactions of diet and toxicity on obesity
    Chris Worthy | November 9, 2020
    William Baldwin headshot

    Clemson University's William Baldwin has been awarded an NIH grant to explore the complex interactions of diet and environmental toxicants.

  • Clemson awarded $3 million grant to develop AI-powered professional development for teachers
    Michael Staton | November 9, 2020

    Clemson University researchers have been awarded $3 million over three years to develop a personalized professional development recommender system for teachers that resembles the way businesses such as Amazon.com recommend products or streaming entertainment. Researchers from the Clemson University College of Education and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences will develop this recommender system to improve teacher effectiveness and retention while increasing student achievement. The grant award comes from the U.S. Department of Education Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program. Of 130 applications to the program, Clemson’s proposal is one of only 12 to be awarded.

Economic Development


  • CU-ICAR set to expand industry offerings with construction of Technology Neighborhood III
    September 10, 2020
    Commercial building rendering.

    Home to 21 global businesses, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is expanding its footprint on the 250-acre campus with a new technology neighborhood, Technology Neighborhood III. The first building in the neighborhood will be a multi-tenant 40,000-square-foot high-bay facility supported by $2 million in funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).

  • App created by Clemson researcher uses photos of dead bodies, roadkill to help forensic teams determine time of death
    Michael Staton | August 17, 2020

    A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows users to enter observations, photos and other information related to geography and crime scene data when uncovering human or animal remains. After years of use, app developers hope the data collected will allow a near-instant estimate of time of death in the field.

  • Clemson education doctorate program already proving impact across the state
    Michael Staton | August 3, 2020
    Ed.D. landscape crop

    When four South Carolina universities established a cooperative pathway to a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in education systems improvement science at Clemson University, they did so with the intention of seeing the program’s alumni quickly make positive, measurable impacts in education across the state. Fortunately, what they intended is already happening before the first cohort member has even graduated from the program. This kind of immediate productivity from students was inevitable when many of them are already working as administrators and leaders in the field of education. This particular brand of doctoral program hinges on institutions’ ability to make a program as applied as possible, so it should come as no surprise that they’re wasting no time putting lessons learned to use in their respective workplaces.

University News


  • Completed Testing Reveals 604 Possible Unmarked Graves in Clemson University’s Woodland Cemetery
    October 23, 2020

    Completed ground-penetrating radar testing of Woodland Cemetery on the Clemson University campus has located more than 600 possible unmarked graves throughout much of the cemetery. Some are at the crest of the hill inside a fenced area where members of the John C. Calhoun family were buried starting in 1837.

  • Online-only instruction following Thanksgiving holiday
    Bob Jones, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Provost – Tony Wagner, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations – Chris Miller, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs | October 22, 2020
    Tiger Paw symbol on purple background

    After careful consideration and significant consultation with the University’s COVID-19 public health strategy team and external health consultants, University leadership has made the decision to revert to online-only instruction following the Thanksgiving holiday for the final two weeks of the Fall semester.

  • Clemson Continues to Lead on COVID-19 Testing, Expands Saliva-Based Capacity
    October 22, 2020
    Tiger Paw symbol on purple background

    Clemson University’s robust testing strategy has been supplemented this week by additional capacity through saliva-based testing. In the three days of expanded saliva testing, the University has processed 1,599 tests, with 95% of results being returned the same day of the test. 

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson’s relationship with Nemours still going and growing 25 years later
    Steven Bradley | November 23, 2020
    Students study marsh area.

    As the Nemours Wildlife Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the relationship between Clemson University and Nemours continues going strong and making a major impact on both students and programs. All told, Clemson has placed 25 undergraduate interns and 16 graduate students who have produced nine peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals through Nemours.

  • Clemson Extension announces 5th Annual Ag Outlook Conference
    Denise Attaway | November 11, 2020
    Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.

  • State assembles task force to address control of rodents on Kiawah Island
    Tom Hallman | November 2, 2020
    roof rat

    The South Carolina SGA Rodenticide Task Force, recently formed by the state Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), seeks to balance the scales between the tenuous hold of wildlife along South Carolina's fast-developing coast and the human health concerns of the deadly diseases -- like plague, hantavirus or rat-bite fever -- that rodents spread.

People


  • New athletic scholarships introduced to attract wheelchair tennis athletes to Clemson
    Michael Staton | October 5, 2020
    Wheelchair Tennis

    A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.

  • Clemson Rural Health to expand outreach to house multiple health programs, address health disparities across rural South Carolina counties
    Michael Staton | September 28, 2020
    Taylors Free Clinic

    The Joseph F. Sullivan Center has performed health outreach in rural communities on behalf of Clemson University for nearly four decades, but the growth in the work our college does in the area of rural health is no longer limited to what a single center can do. Leadership in our college now envisions the Sullivan Center among many as a spoke on a wheel. The hub of that wheel is a new, comprehensive infrastructure of programs and services dubbed Clemson Rural Health, which will act as an organizing framework for health service delivery and clinics as well as collaborative work involving health outreach and community development projects. Learn more about our expanding outreach efforts and to hear the personal stories of those involved and those who have benefitted from the work we’ve done.

  • Beckman Scholars persist through the pandemic
    September 24, 2020

    This summer, three undergraduate students began their journey as Clemson University Beckman Scholars, joining an elite group of students across 13 institutions. The University has awarded five of six scholarships to second-year students who are selected for their academic achievements.

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