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  • 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.

  • Clemson professors, national nursing leaders create health care design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses
    Frances Parrish | November 7, 2019
    The new certificate program will educate practicing nurses and other design professionals about the design of health care facilities.

    Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.

Research


  • 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.

  • Green energy gets a boost as Charleston copes with climate change
    Paul Alongi | November 18, 2019
    The test bed at the wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility.

    Clemson University researchers based in North Charleston have received $1.24 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new way to test a key piece of equipment on offshore wind turbines. The goal is to enhance their reliability, making them more cost-effective and attractive to build

  • 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.

Economic Development


  • 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.

  • Clemson faculty earn funds for technology development
    Clarissa Williams | November 5, 2019
    Clemson University Research Foundation logo

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will be awarded fiscal year 2020 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support them as they embark on the crucial last stage needed to move their technology from innovation to commercialization.

University News


  • Clemson, University of South Carolina to compete in 35th Blood Bowl
    Brooke Tannehill  | November 14, 2019
    Students pose at a previous Blood Bowl

    This year, the Tigers are ready and more determined than ever to beat the Gamecocks. No, not on the football field (that’s a given), but in blood donations. Alpha Phi Omega’s 35th annual Blood Bowl against South Carolina is coming to Clemson University from Nov. 18 to 22, a week before the rival football teams play.

  • 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.

  • Newport News Shipbuilding establishes annual scholarships for Clemson student veterans
    November 11, 2019
    Photo of Brennan Beck (left), director of military and veteran engagement at Clemson, with Newport News Shipbuilding scholarship recipients Daquan Doctor, who serves in the Army National Guard; Damion Anderson, who served in the Marine Corps; Giff Finley, who served in the Coast Guard; and Stewart Fuller, who is on active duty with the Navy. At right is alumnus Matt Needy, who is the company’s vice president of operations.

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries with headquarters in Virginia, is providing merit-based scholarships for Clemson student veterans enrolled in degree programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences with a commitment of $30,000.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • South Carolina 4-H’ers excel at All American Quarter Horse Congress
    Steven Bradley | November 6, 2019
    S.C. 4-H Horse Program team members pose with trophies after national competition.

    Five South Carolina 4-H’ers and their coaches brought a bounty — two large trophies and 37 medals — back to the Palmetto State from the largest single breed-horse show in the world as they competed in educational contests at 2019 All American Quarter Horse Congress.

  • State Legislature earmarks $500K for ‘one-of-a-kind’ Hardscramble project
    Steven Bradley | October 18, 2019
    State legislators present check to Clemson faculty members.

    The South Carolina state legislature is helping to turn a vision of making connections with the natural world into reality on 853 acres of land in Kershaw County known as Hardscramble through $500,000 in funding earmarked to Clemson University to develop educational programming at the property.

  • 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.

People


Events


  • 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.

  • Clemson, University of South Carolina to compete in 35th Blood Bowl
    Brooke Tannehill  | November 14, 2019
    Students pose at a previous Blood Bowl

    This year, the Tigers are ready and more determined than ever to beat the Gamecocks. No, not on the football field (that’s a given), but in blood donations. Alpha Phi Omega’s 35th annual Blood Bowl against South Carolina is coming to Clemson University from Nov. 18 to 22, a week before the rival football teams play.