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  • Clemson rises in national rankings of America’s best architecture and design schools
    Paul Hyde | October 16, 2019

    The School of Architecture at Clemson University has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. In addition, three Clemson faculty members were named among only 29 architecture professors nationwide as the “Most Admired Educators.”

  • Hendrix Academic Cornerstone to strengthen global learning opportunities at Clemson through new Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad
    Tara Romanella | October 15, 2019
    Pam Hendrix Center logo

    Clemson Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University. Friday, Clemson announced the Hendrixes are again making a transformational difference at the University as they become the sixth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $2.5 million. Given in memory and honor of Pam Hendrix, the gift will establish the Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad, scholarships and the Dream Jar Curriculum.

  • Researchers to use $1.94 million grant to improve environmental education field trips
    Michael Staton | October 14, 2019
    Slough Slog

    A team of researchers recently received a $1.94 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate what environmental education program characteristics matter and how they’re best delivered to maximize learning outcomes for youth participants. Researchers from Clemson University, Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will visit more than 500 programs based out of numerous organizations to isolate what works in what context and for whom.

Research


  • New Feed the Future Innovation Lab aims to boost food security and alleviate poverty in developing countries with leadership from Clemson scientists
    Jonathan Veit | October 17, 2019
    headshot of Stephen Kresovich

    Two Clemson University scientists who are prominent members of the global agricultural research community will play key roles in a new Feed the Future laboratory focused on tackling the global challenges of climate change, poverty and food security. Stephen Kresovich, the Robert and Lois Coker Trustees Endowed Chair of Genetics in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, has been named director of the laboratory, and Dil Thavarajah, Clemson associate professor of pulse crop quality and nutrition, will co-lead the lab’s trait analysis team.

  • Clemson researcher developing perennial grasses that could reduce water use and be fuel source
    Laura Schmitt | October 15, 2019
    Professor Hong Luo standing in his Clemson lab.

    Established in memory of Pamela Hendrix, the center’s Dream Jar Curriculum will prepare abroad scholarship recipients with academic, financial advising CLEMSON — From the Hendrix Student Center to the Hendrix Family Paw Bistro, Clemson University Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University and the lives […]

  • Researchers to use $1.94 million grant to improve environmental education field trips
    Michael Staton | October 14, 2019
    Slough Slog

    A team of researchers recently received a $1.94 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate what environmental education program characteristics matter and how they’re best delivered to maximize learning outcomes for youth participants. Researchers from Clemson University, Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will visit more than 500 programs based out of numerous organizations to isolate what works in what context and for whom.

Economic Development


  • Clemson-bred agricultural technology company puts down roots in Pee Dee region
    Steven Bradley | October 3, 2019
    Grain sorghum grows in a field at Clemson's Pee Dee research station.

    A company spun off from Clemson's Advanced Plant Technology Program is putting down roots where its concept sprouted near the university's Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence to serve growers along the Interstate 95 corridor and rural South Carolina by addressing a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage.

  • Clemson experts say statewide drought will result in lower crop yields
    Denise Attaway | October 2, 2019
    Peanuts are an important part of the South Carolina economy.

    More than half of South Carolina is in a moderate to severe drought and another 26 percent is abnormally dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and Clemson University researchers and Cooperative Extension Service agents say it is affecting crop yields.

  • Clemson announces Building Soil Health Conference
    Denise Attaway | October 1, 2019
    Jason Carver has been planting cover crops on his farm near Eastover for seven years.

    The Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and Clemson Cooperative Extension Service are conducting a conference, Building Soil Health: Principles, Practices and Profitability, on Oct. 28 in Clemson’s Madren Conference Center

University News


  • 26th annual Habitat for Humanity build kicks off Homecoming week at Clemson
    Brooke Tannehill  | October 17, 2019
    Photo of student volunteers working on last year's Habitat for Humanity Homecoming house.

    Clemson University’s Homecoming week seeks to bring the community together in a way that hits home with the 26th annual Pickens County Habitat for Humanity house building collaboration. The Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build kicked off Wednesday on Bowman Field. Over the past 25 years, the Clemson community has built 26 homes that are still occupied and have given families opportunity and empowerment by removing the physical and mental hardships that occur with housing instability.

  • Campus Digital Network serves as a new, comprehensive communications platform for Clemson University
    Tara Romanella | October 9, 2019

    Clemson University, in partnership with JMI Sports and Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing, has begun installing and implementing the first phase of the Campus Digital Network, a system of visual displays containing information for campus constituents. This comprehensive communications platform is designed to enhance the Clemson experience.

  • Hub at Douthit Hills earns merit award from The American Institute of Architects South Carolina
    Philip Sikes | October 9, 2019
    The Hub at Douthit Hills

    The centerpiece of Clemson University’s newest residential community has been lauded for its architectural design excellence. The Hub at Douthit Hills, which encompasses more than 118,000 square feet across a three-level structure, received a merit award in the new construction category from The American Institute of Architects South Carolina.

Public Service and Agriculture


People


  • Watt Center names new associate director of operations and sustainability
    Blythe Steelman | October 18, 2019
    Photo of Mark Krystofik

    The Watt Family Innovation Center at Clemson University has tapped a seasoned sustainability professional with experience in industry and academia for its executive leadership team. Mark Krystofik joins the Watt Center as the associate director of operations and sustainability after spending the last six years in various leadership positions at the Rochester Institute for Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability.

  • 26th annual Habitat for Humanity build kicks off Homecoming week at Clemson
    Brooke Tannehill  | October 17, 2019
    Photo of student volunteers working on last year's Habitat for Humanity Homecoming house.

    Clemson University’s Homecoming week seeks to bring the community together in a way that hits home with the 26th annual Pickens County Habitat for Humanity house building collaboration. The Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build kicked off Wednesday on Bowman Field. Over the past 25 years, the Clemson community has built 26 homes that are still occupied and have given families opportunity and empowerment by removing the physical and mental hardships that occur with housing instability.

  • Clemson Young Alumni Council presents the 2019 Roaring10 young alumni awards
    October 17, 2019
    Photo of the Roaring10 awardees

    The Clemson Young Alumni Council has named 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing these outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.

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