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  • Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare: Inspiring future leaders
    Tara Romanella | November 25, 2019
    Photo of Clemson public health sciences students using Hitachi's VidiStar software.

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035. More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.

  • Trauma in the classroom: how educators should approach it and what parents and students should expect from schools
    Michael Staton | November 18, 2019

    The tools to address trauma among students should be a high priority for educators. Luckily, teachers have resources that they can turn to in order to learn best practices in addressing trauma in the classroom. Clemson faculty member Rachelle Savitz, the co-author of a new book on the subject, offers insight into how teachers can address trauma through curriculum and instruction.

  • New Clemson program to improve health, economic outcomes through food-focused curriculum, research and products
    Michael Staton | November 13, 2019
    Logo of College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

    Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has established a new program, Land-Grant Local, that will enhance economic, social and health outcomes in South Carolina by more fully integrating the work of local farms into Clemson University. The program’s immediate goal is to factor foods from local farms into the Clemson environment, but college leadership are already shaping future curriculum and research centered on food systems that stress solutions for food insecurity and hunger across the state.

Research


  • Clemson, Prisma Health invest in medical innovation
    December 2, 2019
    Clemson-Prisma logos

    Researchers at Clemson University and Prisma Health have received funding to collaborate on the development of new medical treatment and diagnostic technologies. Three Clemson-Prisma Health collaborations received investments from the recently created Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort between the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health and the Clemson University Division of Research.

  • Clemson to research best practices in law enforcement response to individuals with mental health disorders
    Michael Staton | November 20, 2019
    Beginning in January, criminal justice professor Bryan Miller will conduct research and teach in Finland as part of a Fulbright program.

    Clemson University faculty and police have received a grant award from the 2019 Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program to design a strategy that improves responses and connection to treatment for people with mental health disorders. The focus of the research project will be Clemson University and surrounding areas, including Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties.

  • Trauma in the classroom: how educators should approach it and what parents and students should expect from schools
    Michael Staton | November 18, 2019

    The tools to address trauma among students should be a high priority for educators. Luckily, teachers have resources that they can turn to in order to learn best practices in addressing trauma in the classroom. Clemson faculty member Rachelle Savitz, the co-author of a new book on the subject, offers insight into how teachers can address trauma through curriculum and instruction.

Economic Development


  • Clemson, Prisma Health invest in medical innovation
    December 2, 2019
    Clemson-Prisma logos

    Researchers at Clemson University and Prisma Health have received funding to collaborate on the development of new medical treatment and diagnostic technologies. Three Clemson-Prisma Health collaborations received investments from the recently created Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort between the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health and the Clemson University Division of Research.

  • New Clemson program to improve health, economic outcomes through food-focused curriculum, research and products
    Michael Staton | November 13, 2019
    Logo of College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

    Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has established a new program, Land-Grant Local, that will enhance economic, social and health outcomes in South Carolina by more fully integrating the work of local farms into Clemson University. The program’s immediate goal is to factor foods from local farms into the Clemson environment, but college leadership are already shaping future curriculum and research centered on food systems that stress solutions for food insecurity and hunger across the state.

  • INSPIRE event pairs Clemson faculty, local industry for research collaborations
    Clarissa Williams | November 5, 2019
    This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    More than 70 industry representatives and Clemson University faculty members assembled at the Madren Conference Center to learn how to forge research collaborations funded through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants. SBIR and STTR grants stimulate the development and private commercialization of technological innovations derived from federal research-and-development funding.

University News


  • Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare: Inspiring future leaders
    Tara Romanella | November 25, 2019
    Photo of Clemson public health sciences students using Hitachi's VidiStar software.

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035. More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.

  • Tool for diabetes self-management from Clemson, Prisma Health–Upstate certified by American Diabetes Association
    Frances Parrish | November 22, 2019
    In partnership with Public Health Sciences, Prisma Health–Upstate, Clemson Cooperative Extension offers a diabetes education and support class in Greenville County.

    A diabetes education and support program created by Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate is one of the first in the nation to be recognized as a practice-tested diabetes self-management support program by the American Diabetes Association. The program, Health Extension for Diabetes, is listed on the new practice-tested support programs portion of the Diabetes Support Directory, a free online tool to help connect communities to a qualified, ADA-approved diabetes support program.

  • MUSC and Clemson introduce Healthy Me – Healthy SC to increase health care access, fight health disparities statewide
    November 21, 2019
    Healthy Me - Healthy SC Logo

    Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have begun a statewide collaborative program called Healthy Me – Healthy SC, created to improve health care access and combat health disparities across South Carolina.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • State cotton farmers to gather for boll weevil meeting
    Tom Hallman | December 4, 2019
    Cotton

    South Carolina cotton farmers will gather at Clemson’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence County on Tuesday, Dec. 17 for updates on the Boll Weevil Eradication Program.

  • Clemson agribusiness experts help farmers find opportunities amid travails of trade war
    Steven Bradley | November 26, 2019
    Clemson Professor Adam Kantrovich addresses the audience at the S.C. Ag Outlook Conference.

    Uncertainty over weather, trade policy and prices are making earning a living an increasingly tough row to hoe for South Carolina’s farmers, but Clemson Extension’s agribusiness experts said at the fourth annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference on Nov. 15 that possibilities for growth and market expansion also exist.

  • Tool for diabetes self-management from Clemson, Prisma Health–Upstate certified by American Diabetes Association
    Frances Parrish | November 22, 2019
    In partnership with Public Health Sciences, Prisma Health–Upstate, Clemson Cooperative Extension offers a diabetes education and support class in Greenville County.

    A diabetes education and support program created by Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate is one of the first in the nation to be recognized as a practice-tested diabetes self-management support program by the American Diabetes Association. The program, Health Extension for Diabetes, is listed on the new practice-tested support programs portion of the Diabetes Support Directory, a free online tool to help connect communities to a qualified, ADA-approved diabetes support program.

People


  • Two distinguished alumni will receive Clemson’s highest honor
    John Gouch& Ken Scar | December 4, 2019
    Photos of Ben Skardon and Allen Wood

    Clemson University will award its highest honor, the Clemson Medallion, to two distinguished alumni — Professor Emeritus Beverly “Ben” Skardon and Trustee Emeritus Allen Price Wood. Skardon and Wood will be honored at a presentation ceremony in February 2020. The Clemson Medallion is presented to individuals who have rendered notable and significant service and support to Clemson University and who exemplify the dedication and foresight of university founder Thomas Green Clemson.

  • Two professors elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Paul Alongi | November 26, 2019
    John Ballato, left, and Marek Urban were elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Two Clemson University professors who hold endowed chairs are among the newest fellows elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). John Ballato and Marek Urban will be honored on Feb. 15, 2020,  during the association’s annual meeting in Seattle. It will be the first time since 1965 that Clemson has had two professors honored in the same year.

  • Clemson University Trustee Emeritus Louis P. Batson Jr. dies
    November 19, 2019
    Photo of Louis P. Batson Jr.

    Louis Batson Jr., 91, trustee emeritus of Clemson University and Greenville businessman, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Greenville.

Events


  • State cotton farmers to gather for boll weevil meeting
    Tom Hallman | December 4, 2019
    Cotton

    South Carolina cotton farmers will gather at Clemson’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence County on Tuesday, Dec. 17 for updates on the Boll Weevil Eradication Program.

  • Department of art’s annual fall Ceramic Bowl Sale Nov. 20
    Meredith Mims McTigue | November 18, 2019

    The ceramics studio in the department of art at Clemson University will hold the annual Fall Ceramics Bowl Sale from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the hallway in front of the Lee Gallery in Lee Hall.

  • Clemson MBA Program launches innovation-centric ‘Pawdcast’
    November 18, 2019
    Business Innovation Pawdcast

    The Business of Innovation Pawdcast connects listeners with leading entrepreneurs and innovators who share their stories of bridging the gap between creative ideas and gaining business results. Each episode introduces leaders, entrepreneurs and educators who offer real-world advice and enlightening conversations about their career journeys.