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  • 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.

  • Clemson researchers present findings from extensive research on food insecurity in Pickens County
    Michael Staton | February 5, 2020

    Clemson researchers recently released findings on the issue of food insecurity in Pickens County along with recommendations and proposed solutions to the problem. Researchers found that nearly 70 percent of survey respondents indicated they experienced some level of food insecurity in the past 12 months and experienced problems or anxiety about consistently accessing adequate food. One-fourth of these survey respondents faced very low food security.

  • Clemson program ranked #1 among national online graduate education programs for third straight year
    Michael Staton | January 14, 2020

    U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked a Clemson University College of Education program as the #1 online graduate education program in the nation in 2020. The college’s Master of Education in Teaching and Learning program retains the top spot for the third year in a row.

Research


  • 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.

  • Clemson researchers present findings from extensive research on food insecurity in Pickens County
    Michael Staton | February 5, 2020

    Clemson researchers recently released findings on the issue of food insecurity in Pickens County along with recommendations and proposed solutions to the problem. Researchers found that nearly 70 percent of survey respondents indicated they experienced some level of food insecurity in the past 12 months and experienced problems or anxiety about consistently accessing adequate food. One-fourth of these survey respondents faced very low food security.

Economic Development


University News


  • 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 — Don and Hayden Quattlebaum’s vision for Clemson University is one that provides inclusiveness, assistance and impact across the state. In support of this vision and in memory of their son Donald Anderson “Andy” Quattlebaum, Jr., the Quattlebaums become the University’s seventh Academic Cornerstone Partner with a $2.7 million gift. As students are at […]

  • Princeton Review names Clemson among “Best Value Colleges,” offering greatest return on investment
    February 5, 2020

    CLEMSON — Don and Hayden Quattlebaum’s vision for Clemson University is one that provides inclusiveness, assistance and impact across the state. In support of this vision and in memory of their son Donald Anderson “Andy” Quattlebaum, Jr., the Quattlebaums become the University’s seventh Academic Cornerstone Partner with a $2.7 million gift. As students are at […]

  • 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.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson Extension working to root out invasive Bradford pears
    Steven Bradley | February 3, 2020
    Bradford pear trees grow in the Upstate.

    Clemson Extension is partnering with the City of Clemson and the S.C. Forestry Commission on the Bradford Pear Bounty program, which gives homeowners the option to remove invasive Bradford pears and replace them with native trees. Clemson area property owners are encouraged to exchange up to five Bradford pear trees for an equal number of free, healthy, native, young replacement trees.

  • First responders train to help the helpless in a radiological emergency
    Tom Hallman | January 27, 2020
    dog bath

    Emergency responders must plan for events they hope will never happen. Fast and knowledgeable treatment is the mission of first responders like hazardous materials teams, fire fighters, rescue and medical personnel -- including veterinarians.

  • 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.

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.