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Stories tagged with "2018 End Of Year Student Stories"

  • Clemson students to head south over the holiday break to engage in coveted Orange Bowl internships

    December 11, 2018

    Three students will be packing their bags this holiday season for Miami, Florida, where they will have a one-week experience of a lifetime. Seniors and native South Carolinians Amanda Compton, Jordan Dunlap and Cameron McIssac were recently selected to be junior host interns for the 2018 Capital One Orange Bowl where fourth ranked Oklahoma will […]

  • This month, the Clemson Debate Society is taking 11 students to the Worlds Universities Debating Championship in South Africa.

    Clemson Debate Society to compete in Worlds Universities Debating Championship

    December 7, 2018

    The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]

  • Clemson's ODK circle sells and distributes about 2,000 honor stoles each academic year.

    As today’s student leaders, Clemson’s ODK members are forging the future

    December 5, 2018

    CLEMSON – During this year’s Fall graduation ceremonies on Dec. 20, Clemson University’s most academically successful students will be wearing honor stoles over their gowns. Most people know that these stoles are a beautifully designed and well-deserved recognition of the hard work put in by students who have excelled in the classroom. But what most […]

  • Clemson grad student volunteers as English instructor in Kazakhstan

    December 3, 2018

    For two weeks in September, Charissa Fryberger taught English in a remote city in East Kazakhstan that still bears oppressive reminders of the Soviet Union: drab bloc housing, rickety trams and mining operations that choke the air. Still Fryberger, a Clemson graduate student and English composition instructor, cherished the experience. “It’s a great gift to […]

  • Clemson students involved with the Culinary Nutrition and the Physical Activity Promotion and Research Creative Inquiry projects share healthy eating tips in both English and Spanish to Monaview Elementary School parents and students.

    Clemson students use dual languages to share healthy eating tips with Monaview Elementary parents and students

    November 29, 2018

    GREENVILLE – Whether it’s sitting around a dinner table, or feasting at a public gathering, food is something people of all cultures have in common. To help some local parents learn how to prepare quick and easy dishes and snacks, students from two Clemson Creative Inquiry groups collaborated to share healthy eating tips with students […]

  • Tristan Allerton working on his research.

    Clemson doctoral student receives prestigious grant

    November 15, 2018

    Tristan Allerton, a forest resources doctoral student at Clemson University, was recently awarded one of 23 Clemson University Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants for 2018-2019. More than $150,000 has been awarded to doctoral students producing high-quality scholarship on diverse topics. Allerton’s grant will go towards his research that aims to better understand how human and natural […]

  • 3MT: Grad students win for explaining their work in 3 minutes

    November 13, 2018

    The task was daunting: talk about your work, study, sweat and tears that represent years and countless hours of personal sacrifice in under three minutes, but 47 graduate students tried their hand at the 2018-2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at Clemson University. On November 2, 2018, in front of a crowd in the Watt […]

  • Over the summer, Lindsay Bryda interned at the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China.

    Political science students represent US government through international internships

    November 12, 2018

    After the first semester of her freshman year, Lindsay Bryda changed her major to political science. She had taken a course with political science professor Laura Olson, Ph.D., and fell in love with the subject matter. This change led to her studying abroad in the Balkans through a class in the political science department and […]

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    Psychology major and student veteran plans career in equine therapy after earning recognition for work with PTSD

    November 12, 2018

    Lizz Sampson has found refuge in and around the stables at Wild Hearts Therapeutic Center in Seneca. As a psychology major and equine industry minor, the equine therapy center is not only ground zero for her studies, but a peaceful place where she can cope and process her own past. Sampson is an Air Force […]

  • Deep Orange 9 is a 600-horsepower rallycross cars build by Clemson students at CU-ICAR.

    Clemson students unveil 600-horsepower hybrid race car prototype

    October 6, 2018

    Students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) unveiled their newest Deep Orange concept vehicle, sponsored by Honda R&D Americas Inc. (HRA). After two years, the 19-student team unveiled the high-performance, fuel-efficient motorsports prototype at the ALL-IN Auto Rally Ride & Drive event at Clemson University Saturday, Oct. 6.

  • Angelica Werth stands outside Clemson's sustainable garden in the agriculture quad.

    Clemson student’s passion for horticulture grows in Argentina

    October 4, 2018

    Angelica Werth, junior Horticulture and Spanish double major, spent spring 2018 interning at the Cordoba Botanical Gardens while studying abroad in Argentina. Werth had always wanted to visit Argentina since she was a child and when she learned Clemson had a program there, it was an easy choice to fulfill the study abroad requirement for […]

  • PhD student Kathryn Peruski works at the Electron Microscope Facility with Brian Powell, Fjeld professor in nuclear environmental engineering and science.

    Nuclear researcher and doctoral candidate receives $20,000 Hitachi fellowship

    October 3, 2018

    A Clemson University Ph.D. student whose environmental research focuses on nuclear-site remediation has received the 2018-19 Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Fellowship and $20,000 to support her studies. Fellowship recipient Kathryn Peruski is conducting research that could support the safe storage of nuclear waste.

  • Paing is a student of professor Ken Marcus in the department of chemistry.

    College of Science graduate student wins nuclear technology award

    October 1, 2018

    CLEMSON – Htoo Paing, a doctoral student in the department of chemistry, is one of 23 students across the country who has received a 2018 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The award is given to graduate and undergraduate students who excel in research relating to nuclear technology, […]

  • Emily Scircle, a Clemson senior, inside Brackett Hall

    Clemson senior named undergraduate student representative for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

    September 24, 2018

    Emily Scircle, a senior at Clemson University, has been named an undergraduate student representative to the Executive Board of Directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Scircle was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi in 2017 and serves as the chapter’s undergraduate vice president. Clemson’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi — founded in 1938 — consists of the top 7.5 percent of juniors and 10 percent of seniors and graduate students from all academic disciplines at Clemson.

  • Ashley Johnson, a Clemson senior, along with service dog Aubrey in the Student Veterans Center

    Clemson senior chosen to attend Student Veterans of America Leadership Institute

    September 20, 2018

    Ashley Johnson, a senior at Clemson University, has been chosen to attend the 2018 Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Johnson, who assumed presidential duties for Clemson’s Student Veterans Association in June, is one of only 104 elected chapter officers nationwide selected for this prestigious honor.