As some sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway reopened for the first time after being cleared from Hurricane Florence, there was little to suggest the storm would put a damper on a vibrant fall color season in the southern Appalachians. While above average rainfall over the summer months and warm temperatures continuing well into September could delay the display slightly, Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan reported few signs Florence should hinder an abundance of autumn hues.
Faculty in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department are currently seeking well-qualified applicants for Ph.D. and M.S. assistantships starting in Fall 2019. These assistantships provide a competitive stipend to on-campus students and include a full tuition wavier. Most assistantships are for a nine-month academic year and 10-20 hours of work per week. Assistantships are […]
Clemson University, in partnership with SC State University, has received a five-year, $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming to at-risk youth in South Carolina.
Clemson University’s School of Architecture has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. For the seventh consecutive year, the Master of Architecture is ranked one of the top 10 accredited architecture graduate programs at a public university.
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.
Brett Wright, dean emeritus of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, now leads both a collaborative higher education effort to save wild tigers and a Clemson institute devoted to the academic study of sports sciences. With the arrival of Leslie Hossfeld as dean of the college on July 1, Wright immediately transitioned to […]
As soon as she arrived, she felt a connection right away. This Tiger says that Clemson is truly a place that facilitates collaborative activities and learning across the board. Meet Lori Dickes. Title: Associate chair, Parks Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) and program coordinator, Master of Public Administration (MPA) program Years at Clemson: 13 What I […]
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 […]
Fall is approaching, and soon apple-picking season will be upon us. Thankfully, students from the Clemson University Agricultural Robotics and Automation Club (CARA) have designed a miniature apple-picking robot that might one day lead to a more efficient way to harvest the beloved fall fruit. Clemson’s mini-robot won third place on an international apple-picking simulation […]
Clemson University is ranked among the top 25 national public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th year in a row. Clemson is No. 24 in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges Rankings released Monday.
A skills gap that could leave as many as 2 million manufacturing jobs unfilled by 2025 is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that for the first time matches graduate students with technical college students on an assembly line built for research.
A Microsoft senior researcher and Harvard University fellow will visit Clemson University Sept. 14 to discuss ways social research and technology innovation must work collaboratively to protect privacy as human interaction moves increasingly online.
Brazil — Recent Clemson University graduate Anna Scott conquered the soil-judging world by placing first in the 3rd International Soil Judging Contest held in Seropédica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The contest took place Aug. 8-11. Scott bested 48 competitors from eight different countries on her way to victory. When Scott joined the Clemson Soil Judging […]
This Tiger conducts research in schools and trains pre-service teachers. One of the best things at Clemson, she says, is the opportunity to work with students who are passionate and driven to make a difference. Meet Shanna Hirsch.
Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]