Clemson, S.C- Crystal Smith is a non-traditional student whose research in fire makes her a fiery forced to be reckoned with. The Clemson University junior and South Florida native says that she has always loved animals since her childhood. “I grew up wanting to be a veterinarian, like a lot of kids do, and I […]
Clemson University’s six-year graduation rate and freshman retention rate reached all-time highs in 2020, both far above the national mean at other four-year public universities. On Tuesday, Dr. Robert Jones, executive vice president for Academic Affairs and provost, told the Board of Trustees’ Education Policy Committee 93.6 percent of Clemson freshmen stayed for their sophomore […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University students studying art have a new degree option. Starting with the current 2020-21 academic year, undergraduates can elect to complete a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in digital art and design media, studio art or art history. The B.A. program balances courses in studio art and art history with a broad […]
Students in the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management have a new 3-acre site where they will gain hands-on construction experience. The Experiential Learning Yard, located at the Clemson University Ravenel Research Center, provides space for students to construct full-scale structures. “It’s really our outdoor laboratory for construction,” said Mike Jackson, chair of […]
Dennis Bausman, a Clemson University professor of construction science and management, has received a $387,000 research grant aimed at helping the South Carolina Department of Transportation streamline multimillion-dollar road and bridge projects. Since 2011, Bausman has led or participated in four other research initiatives aimed at assisting SCDOT in delivering projects on time and on […]
A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.
Clemson, S.C. — Kyle O’Rourke, Emily Allen and William Trax, three Clemson University horticulture students , spent their summer helping Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents launch a new statewide program. The South Carolina Certified Landscape Professional (SCCLP) program is an online, self-paced certification program that provides high-level horticultural education and training to green industry professionals. […]
Rising senior Riley Garvey is the recipient of a 2020 Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation scholarship.
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.
Maira Patino’s life was changed by her first experience with outdoor recreation – a hiking trip to Colorado when she was 14 years old. “I went as part of a youth outreach program in a small suburb by Chicago right before my freshman year of high school and honestly didn’t know what hiking was until […]
The resumption of in-person instruction is set for Monday, Sept. 21. As students adjust to new routines and physical distancing measures that have been put in place throughout campus, the availability of study space is naturally one of the most pressing topics. Study space capacities have been altered because of the need to reduce density […]
CLEMSON – Caterra Heard-Tate, a senior nutrition major from Anderson, has been named president of the Clemson University chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) for the 2020-21 academic year. MANRRS’ mission is to promote academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences. To do […]
The Clemson University School of Architecture recently initiated a student-to-student mentoring program that will help first-year students adjust to the rigors of design studies. Architecture classes emphasize teamwork and long-term self-directed projects, offering new challenges to students who only recently graduated from high school. More than 35 returning architecture students – juniors, seniors and graduate […]
Students often walk into Mashal Saif’s introductory Islam class at Clemson University with misconceptions, but also open minds. Some may arrive with a litany of stereotypes. Saif, an assistant professor of religion, lists some common assumptions to which students may have been exposed: “that Muslims are terrorists, that they’re terrible to women, that they live […]
One of the main priorities of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is to serve rural communities in a variety of ways. The CBSHS Joseph F. Sullivan Center has long been a part of this effort as an interdisciplinary health center seeking to improve health in rural, underserved communities and the Clemson […]