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  • Clemson police add new layer of security on game days by recruiting faculty, students to monitor social media
    Michael Staton | August 21, 2019

    This fall, faculty and students in Clemson’s communication department will use the University’s Social Media Listening Center to monitor social media before, during and after all 2019 home football games. The Clemson University Police Department is employing the help of the center to add an extra layer of security during home football games.

  • Clemson to kick off academic year Aug. 19 with Convocation
    Philip Sikes | August 15, 2019
    Convocation from August 2018

    Clemson University begins its academic year officially at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshmen, transfer and graduate students, along with faculty and staff, are invited to take part in the annual ceremony and hear remarks from a number of distinguished speakers, including President James P. Clements and academic cornerstone partner Joe Erwin.

  • Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform
    Kayla Rogers | August 14, 2019
    Virtual Press Simulation

    Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom.

Public Service and Agriculture

  • Extension offers resources to manage toxin-producing blue-green algae in ponds
    Steven Bradley | August 16, 2019
    Cyanobacteria blooms are pictured on a pond.

    With recent reports attributing the death of some dogs in neighboring states to toxic blue-green algae in water bodies, Clemson Cooperative Extension is offering resources to South Carolinians pond owners to identify and prevent harmful algal blooms.

  • Clemson sets 2019 Peanut Field Day for Sept. 5 in Blackville
    Denise Attaway | August 14, 2019
    Peanuts in a harvester.

    Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC), 64 Research Road, Blackville.

  • South Carolina youth put wildlife habitat knowledge to test at national competition
    Steven Bradley | August 14, 2019
    4-H and FFA teams pose together with South Carolina state flag at WHEP competition.

    As one of two states in the nation with both a 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) team in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest (WHEP) and with both teams posting stellar scores, South Carolina’s young people made their mark on the national stage after an extended absence. For the first time in more than 20 years, South Carolina had two teams compete in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest at the Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City July 14-17.