Clemson University Ph.D. student Byron Lowens is among just 200 young researchers from around the world selected to participate in this year’s Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Heidelberg, Germany. The weeklong forum Sept. 23-28 allows the world’s top young mathematicians and computer scientists to meet the most accomplished scientists in their fields: recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize for Computing, the Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize.
Recognizing the importance an international education experience can have on one’s life, the U.S. Department of State tries to make it a reality for all students through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which enables Federal Pell Grant recipients “to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.” Approximately one in three Clemson students who apply for the Gilman Scholarship are awarded funding between $3,000 and $5,000.
The legal profession is not just a family tradition for Clemson University senior Felicia Finney. It’s something sacred. Her father, Jerry Leo Finney, is a Columbia attorney, specializing in criminal and civil defense. Her late grandfather, Ernest A. Finney Jr., was South Carolina’s first black circuit judge in modern times and later the first African-American […]
Over the summer, several nursing and public health students got the chance to put their knowledge to the test in the field. But they didn’t work with patients in a hospital. They treated them in rural villages high in the Peruvian mountains and even on the roadside. It’s something that junior nursing major Sarah Dockery […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Sarah Waldvogel, who received dual bachelor degrees in genetics and biochemistry at Clemson University this past spring, has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Waldvogel, who was born in Central, South Carolina, is one of only six […]
Deborah Wingler’s journey drivers her passion for health care design.
Rising senior Kelly Roy would have been right at home commuting to her summer internship in a golf cart. That’s because the home of the PGA Tour, her summer employer, is little more than a driver and a pitching wedge from her backyard. The 20-year-old marketing major lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., headquarters for […]
CLEMSON – As a child, Jill Walton’s grandfather, a microbiology professor, introduced her to the array of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses that comprise the microbiome. Walton has been fascinated by it ever since. She joined Clemson University in 2016 as a freshman in microbiology, and soon after became an undergraduate researcher in professor Barbara […]
From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]
CLEMSON – When she isn’t hiking, painting or serving in the Lutheran Campus Ministries at Clemson University, junior biochemistry major Katherine Floyd is toiling away in the lab. This summer, her hard work has paid off. Floyd recently received a fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) that will fund 10-12 weeks of her […]
CLEMSON –A group of Clemson University food science students and a recent graduate just returned from a national competition where they earned top honors for their wealth of dairy knowledge. Food science and human nutrition majors Kay Senn, from Lakeland, Florida who graduated this past May; Jonathan Dillard, a senior from Conway; Madeline Waskiewicz, a […]
Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.
Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence.
When Madison Williams graduates from Clemson with a graphic communications degree in May, she’ll be walking the red carpet while her classmates are crossing the stage at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Newbury, Massachusetts, native will be representing Clemson at the Cannes Film Festival in France, where her five-minute documentary on a passionate Tigers football fan will be screened alongside work from the world’s most renowned filmmakers.
For the second year in a row, a Clemson University School of Architecture studio project has been selected as a winner of the COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition. The award is given annually by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture in recognition of student work that displays sustainable design at the highest level.