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  • Clemson senior Riley Garvey receives prestigious Udall Foundation Scholarship
    September 23, 2020

    Rising senior Riley Garvey is the recipient of a 2020 Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation scholarship.

  • Two Clemson juniors awarded NOAA Hollings Scholarship
    September 23, 2020

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected its 2020 Ernest F. Hollings undergraduate scholars, with two rising juniors from Clemson University receiving scholarships. Korianna Hays and Kathleen Wirth are two of the 123 recipients this year.

  • Education researchers to partner with rural schools to make computer science accessible, fun for middle schoolers
    Michael Staton | September 21, 2020
    Arastoopour Irgens-Herro-Hirsch

    A group of researchers from the Clemson University College of Education will use a more-than-$950,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to partner with rural schools in South Carolina to make computer science fun and accessible to middle school students and those with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. The research aims to help these students hone computer science skills that will likely be useful in many facets of their everyday lives, which researchers say can be achieved through a strong partnership with teachers.

Research


Economic Development


  • CU-ICAR set to expand industry offerings with construction of Technology Neighborhood III
    September 10, 2020
    Commercial building rendering.

    Home to 21 global businesses, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is expanding its footprint on the 250-acre campus with a new technology neighborhood, Technology Neighborhood III. The first building in the neighborhood will be a multi-tenant 40,000-square-foot high-bay facility supported by $2 million in funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).

  • App created by Clemson researcher uses photos of dead bodies, roadkill to help forensic teams determine time of death
    Michael Staton | August 17, 2020

    A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows users to enter observations, photos and other information related to geography and crime scene data when uncovering human or animal remains. After years of use, app developers hope the data collected will allow a near-instant estimate of time of death in the field.

  • Clemson education doctorate program already proving impact across the state
    Michael Staton | August 3, 2020
    Ed.D. landscape crop

    When four South Carolina universities established a cooperative pathway to a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in education systems improvement science at Clemson University, they did so with the intention of seeing the program’s alumni quickly make positive, measurable impacts in education across the state. Fortunately, what they intended is already happening before the first cohort member has even graduated from the program. This kind of immediate productivity from students was inevitable when many of them are already working as administrators and leaders in the field of education. This particular brand of doctoral program hinges on institutions’ ability to make a program as applied as possible, so it should come as no surprise that they’re wasting no time putting lessons learned to use in their respective workplaces.

University News


  • Dr. Deborah Birx commends Clemson for COVID-19 practices during Friday visit
    September 25, 2020
    Dr. Birx seated for a discussion with University leaders.

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Home to 21 global businesses, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is expanding its footprint on the 250-acre campus with a new technology neighborhood, Technology Neighborhood III. The first building in the neighborhood will be a multi-tenant 40,000-square-foot high-bay facility supported by $2 million in funding from the U.S. […]

  • Clemson remains among top national universities in latest U.S. News rankings
    September 14, 2020

    Clemson University again is recognized as one of the top public universities in the country in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

  • Update: COVID-19 student testing requirements
    September 9, 2020
    Health Clemson, United as Tigers

    As part of Clemson’s plan to promote a safe return to in-person instruction and on-campus activities beginning Sept. 21, the University will require all students on its main campus to receive a negative COVID-19 test result prior to returning to the classroom and campus.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson researchers developing technologies to improve agricultural water-use efficiency
    Denise Attaway | September 21, 2020
    Soil moisture sensor

    Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.

  • Clemson rejoins forces with collaborative group to kick-start small grains program
    Steven Bradley | September 21, 2020
    Small grain crops grow in field

    A partnership with a cohort of Southeastern land-grant research universities is helping Clemson clear a major hurdle toward reviving its small grains breeding program: gathering the material to get started. The Southeastern University Small Grains Cooperative Breeding Program (SunGrains) brings together programs from member universities across the region to maximize funding and research opportunities and share resources and royalties.

  • Interim leadership to manage South Carolina Botanical Garden
    Jonathan Veit | September 16, 2020
    South Carolina Botanical Garden Visitors Center

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Home to 21 global businesses, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is expanding its footprint on the 250-acre campus with a new technology neighborhood, Technology Neighborhood III. The first building in the neighborhood will be a multi-tenant 40,000-square-foot high-bay facility supported by $2 million in funding from the U.S. […]

People


  • Beckman Scholars persist through the pandemic
    September 24, 2020

    This summer, three undergraduate students began their journey as Clemson University Beckman Scholars, joining an elite group of students across 13 institutions. The University has awarded five of six scholarships to second-year students who are selected for their academic achievements.

  • New academy at Clemson Outdoor Lab provides support to upstate parents navigating virtual learning
    Michael Staton | September 24, 2020
    Outdoor Lab

    A new academy at the Clemson University Outdoor Lab is providing support to Upstate parents whose children are alternating between virtual and in-person learning or are learning entirely at home this fall. Starting Oct. 5, the Outdoor Lab Academy will serve as a safe place for up to 30 school-aged children to stay on track with their school assignments and get valuable social time with their peers between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., while also giving parents the time they need to focus on their work.

  • Clemson names Petty chair of forestry and environmental conservation
    Steven Bradley | September 7, 2020
    Petty head shot

    Having watched from the periphery as Clemson established itself as an exceptional land-grant institution on the national stage, Todd Petty says the opportunity to lead its Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation (FEC) to the next level — that of a world-class research university — was one he could not pass up.

Events


  • ‘Memorials | Monuments | Memory | Meaning’ virtual discussion series hosted by CDC.C begins Sept. 23
    September 21, 2020
    CACC CLEMSON ARCHITECTURE CENTER CHARLESTON

    ‘Memorials | Monuments | Memory | Meaning’ is a three-part moderated symposium hosted virtually by the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and moderated by Millicent Brown, Ph.D. The weekly discussions begin Sept. 23, 2020, and will engage respondents from the academy and architecture, historians and others. The first week will cover The Past, then Sept. 30 will discuss The Present and the final session Oct. 7 will address The Future.

  • Clemson Extension announces virtual canning workshop
    Denise Attaway | September 14, 2020
    Participants will learn how to can Cranberry Apple Preserves during Clemson Extension's online canning seminar Sept. 30.

    It’s canning season and to help South Carolina residents learn how to safely preserve and store food, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents are holding a virtual canning workshop.

  • Clemson fall field days will be online in 2020
    Denise Attaway | August 19, 2020

    Clemson University Research and Education Centers (RECs) will hold their first-ever Virtual Fall Field Days this year to inform the public of important research while protecting people from COVID-19.