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  • This cookie that was just dropped on the floor may look okay to eat but the floor may be teeming with microbes that could make you sick.

    Clemson food safety expert describes common habits that can spread diseases and germs

    January 5, 2021

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of avoiding germs at all costs, even if it costs you that perfectly delicious cookie you might have dropped to the floor for a split second. Paul Dawson, a professor in the Clemson University Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences, has […]

  • College of Education awards graduate students in Teaching and Learning master’s program

    January 5, 2021

    The Clemson University College of Education has awarded four graduate students its Teaching and Learning Online M.Ed. Award to recognize exemplary educators who show evidence and potential as leaders in their field. Leadership in the college’s teaching and learning department has recognized one graduate student from each of the M.Ed. program’s specializations with the award. […]

  • From left the right: Jena Hanna, Emily Wilson, Addie Stone, Liza Wilson

    Clemson Agribusiness Club wins big amidst pandemic

    December 17, 2020

    Clemson, S.C — The Clemson University Agribusiness Club’s close-knit relationship and hard work propelled them to success despite the coronavirus pandemic. Clemson’s club was recently awarded the Outstanding Club of the Year award from the Agriculture and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), an international non-profit organization that promotes student leadership and professional development. This is the […]

  • A Clemson team is studying facemasks to create safer football helmets.

    Clemson researchers use linear impact testing machine to help determine future of football helmet facemasks

    December 16, 2020

    CLEMSON, S.C. – Fall, football and facemasks. While the most talked about facemasks this year are worn to protect people from the COVID-19 virus, Clemson University researchers continue their quest to determine how future designs of football helmet facemasks can help improve these helmets and the overall safety of players. And, they have received a […]

  • Image of military vehicles driving on dirt roads.

    A partnership for the future: Clemson, U.S. Army to develop next generation of autonomous vehicle tools, prototyping

    December 15, 2020

    Automotive autonomy technology is changing economies and global industries – and is also a driving force behind military modernization. Bringing these self-driving vehicles to life on- and off-road requires new concepts and algorithms to be tested expeditiously and cost-effectively – all of which happen through virtual prototyping. This key enabler for autonomy is the focus behind a new $18 million center housed at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and a research partnership with the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC).

  • Young alumnus: Devario D. Simmons’ costume designs bound for Broadway

    December 14, 2020

    For Devario D. Simmons, the road to Broadway began in a 2010 costume-technology class taught by Kendra Johnson, Clemson Associate Professor of Theatre. Simmons, then a communications major, turned out to be such a natural at creating costumes that Johnson asked him to assist her on a production of the play “A Lesson Before Dying” […]

  • New leaders announced in three CAAH academic departments

    December 14, 2020

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has appointed new leaders in three academic departments. “I am thrilled to be welcoming these three new chairs to the College Leadership Team, and excited about where they will take their respective departments,” said Nicholas Vazsonyi, Dean of the College. “All three have already shown their caliber as […]

  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities appoints new associate deans

    December 14, 2020

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has named two new associate deans. James Burns, Professor of History, has been appointed Associate Dean of graduate and undergraduate studies. Winifred Elysse Newman, Professor of Architecture, will serve as Associate Dean of research and academic affairs. The appointments were effective Dec. 15. “The slate of internal candidates […]

  • Dil Thavarajah and Nathan Johnson

    Clemson researcher says prebiotic carbohydrates key to lentil plant breeding efforts

    December 14, 2020

    A Clemson University doctoral student finds prebiotic carbohydrates found in lentils are beneficial for both human and plant health and should be used to breed for lentil varieties with higher nutritional values.

  • Nursing students practice running scenarios in the newly renovated simulation space in Edwards Hall.

    School of Nursing earns accreditation for baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral nursing programs

    December 8, 2020

    The Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has awarded the Clemson University School of Nursing‘s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs a full 10-year accreditation, the longest term offered by the accrediting body. The CCNE is a part of the American Association for Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and its […]

  • Black cows standing in grass.

    Clemson researchers study robotics to promote better forages, soil management

    December 3, 2020

    Clemson researchers study using robotics to ensure high-quality forage for livestock and better management of soil.

  • Ruth Saunders - Lauren Haack

    Department of Psychology honors outstanding alumni with second annual awards

    December 2, 2020

    The Clemson University Department of Psychology recently honored outstanding alumni for 2020. A ceremony originally slated for Spring 2020 to honor the recipients was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic, but the award recipients have been recognized online and via the department’s newsletter. Ruth P. Saunders, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Psychology Department Distinguished Lifetime […]

  • Clemson packaging science student Gabrien Gillespie.

    Clemson Students attend regional MANNRS conference, one comes back a winner

    November 18, 2020

    Clemson, S.C- The students apart of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANNRS) at Clemson University attended a regional conference that not only tested their knowledge but allowed them to take away professional development skills. The MANNRS Regional Conference, held from Sept. 25-26, was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because MANNRS hosts […]

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    Students explore pandemic impacts during college-wide, multidisciplinary COVID course

    November 17, 2020

    The past year has demonstrated clearly how a pandemic can continually influence people and communities in profound and dramatic ways. With this in mind, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has pulled all of its departments together to present a course for students that examines how COVID-19 affects multiple aspects of everyday life from the standpoint […]

  • Breanna Ondich holds a turtle

    Clemson brings accessibility to professional wildlife and fisheries resources degree

    November 16, 2020

    The Master of Wildlife and Fisheries Resources (MWFR) degree in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences offers a key ingredient to making many students’ educational goals possible: accessibility. With a new online delivery option for students with experience in natural resources who wish to enhance their professional degree skills, the non-thesis program is in a fully online format, allowing lectures to be available 24/7.