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  • Nicholas Vazsonyi named dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson
    Karen Land | February 19, 2020
    Nicholas Vazsonyi

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic […]

  • Palmetto Poll at Clemson to utilize social media analytics in advance of 2020 Democratic primary, general election
    Michael Staton | February 18, 2020

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic primary and the 2020 presidential election.

  • Clemson professor joins international leaders in sustainability discussion, activities with National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
    Michael Staton | February 10, 2020

    Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, will join international industry, government and academic leaders to discuss and develop sustainability policy as part of a special group assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS). Machlis began serving on the NAS Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability on Feb. 1 and his term will continue through Jan. 31, 2022. Machlis will meet with NAS members and members of the roundtable Feb. 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

Research


  • Palmetto Poll at Clemson to utilize social media analytics in advance of 2020 Democratic primary, general election
    Michael Staton | February 18, 2020

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic primary and the 2020 presidential election.

  • Clemson study employs AI to decipher ‘soft’ features of a home’s value
    Rick Uhlmann | February 12, 2020
    Lily Shen, Finance, assistant professor, researcher

    Artificial Intelligence has shown measurable benefits to business, and a Clemson University researcher has found the real estate industry is one that would reap rewards by applying AI to determine a home’s true value.

  • Clemson professor joins international leaders in sustainability discussion, activities with National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
    Michael Staton | February 10, 2020

    Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, will join international industry, government and academic leaders to discuss and develop sustainability policy as part of a special group assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS). Machlis began serving on the NAS Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability on Feb. 1 and his term will continue through Jan. 31, 2022. Machlis will meet with NAS members and members of the roundtable Feb. 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

Economic Development


University News


  • College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences receives first Cornerstone Gift
    February 21, 2020
    Five people, Mitch, Carla, two sons, and one daughter-in-law, pause for a family photo.

    The Norvilles are continuing their support of Clemson with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences (CECAS). It is the first Academic Cornerstone gift for the college and the eighth for the University. The Norvilles’ gift will further strengthen CECAS, South Carolina’s leader in educating engineers. Addressing all of the college’s top priorities as outlined by its dean, funds will support student scholarships, endowed professorships and facilities in the college.

  • Nicholas Vazsonyi named dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson
    Karen Land | February 19, 2020
    Nicholas Vazsonyi

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic […]

  • Clemson University Police partners with the National Police Foundation and Vera Institute to implement collaborative approach to public safety enhancements
    Philip Sikes | February 13, 2020
    Officers are sworn in to Clemson University Police Department during a summer 2019 ceremony

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic […]

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Registration open for annual Clemson Extension forestry summit
    Steven Bradley | February 21, 2020
    Trees stand in forest.

    Back for its 15th year, Clemson Cooperative Extension is offering its “Growing our Future” Annual Forestry Meeting to landowners, foresters and others interested in learning more about managing forested lands. The meeting is set for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 29 at T&S Farms in Leesville, S.C.

  • Record-setting auction spotlights the value of cattle genetics
    Tom Hallman | February 17, 2020
    Angus bull

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic […]

  • Clemson draws USDA praise for organic certification
    Tom Hallman | February 17, 2020
    Meg Williamson

    The regulatory arm of Clemson University has been recognized by the USDA National Organic Program as among the nation's best organic certification programs. Certification seeks to verify that organic regulations are followed from the growing environment to the sale of an organic product.

People


Events


  • Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit bringing ‘Magic’ to its fourth year
    February 4, 2020
    Photo of Magic Johnson

    For four years, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit has brought an impressive lineup of speakers to the energetic two-day event hosted by its Division of Inclusion and Equity. Leaders from the business, government, athletic and academic worlds have spoken to students about their potential and pathways to success. In 2020, the summit will add an NBA legend to its list of speakers when Earvin “Magic” Johnson speaks to students at the summit and brings his inspiring story of athletic and entrepreneurial success to the Greenville Convention Center.

  • Clemson Extension announces Spring Vegetable Production Meeting
    Denise Attaway | January 27, 2020
    Vegetable growers can learn about diseases, insects and weeds during the Clemson Extension Spring Vegetable Production Meeting Feb. 27 at Pelion High School.

    Tomato brown rugose fruit virus can wreak havoc on tomato and pepper crops and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants to help growers learn what they can do to protect their plants in the event the virus is found in South Carolina.

  • Clemson sets 2020 SC Cotton, Peanut Meetings for Jan. 28, 30
    Denise Attaway | January 16, 2020
    Cotton

    Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability of cotton and peanut crops at annual meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month.