Clemson University served as a launching pad for Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche, whose barrier-breaking career has positioned her as the first African American to serve as deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. She is literally shooting for the moon and beyond in her new job, as NASA prepares to launch astronauts from Florida and for […]
Jonah Robison, a fifth-year senior at Clemson University, has been named a student member at-large for the board of directors for Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the nation’s most respected and effective leadership honor society. Robison, a native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is one of four students named to ODK’s National Advisory Council.
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.
Joshua Walters, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in bioengineering at Clemson University, recently learned his application to the South Carolina Space Grant Consortium has been selected for funding for a graduate assistantship in the amount of $12,000. The program awards assistantships for graduate study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of […]
One of the nation’s top honors for graduate students is going to two Clemson University engineers, putting them in the same club as at least eight Nobel Prize winners. Mark Anayee and Aniqa Chowdhury are receiving Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The nationally competitive program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and […]
Improved brain injury diagnoses and approaches to knee surgery are among the sports research projects that have received a boost thanks to seed grants from the Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute at Clemson University.
Two teams of Clemson University undergraduates are creating devices that could smooth sharp edges on the outside of the International Space Station, making spacewalks safer for astronauts. The two Clemson teams were among 25 across the nation to advance to the testing phase in NASA’s Micro-g NExT program. Each will have a chance this spring […]
A team of Clemson University bioengineering and physics students and faculty described an irradiation fluorescence system they developed that could accelerate research in delivering very specific types of radiation in controlled doses. They also showed that low doses of specific, controlled radiation are safe for healthy cells.
Clemson University came in fourth among the nation’s 50 best value schools for biomedical engineering, according to a new ranking from bestvalueschools.com. The ranking included a variety of factors, including graduation rate, accreditation date, degree popularity, engineering popularity and net price. Martine LaBerge, chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson, said the ranking underscores […]
Before bioengineering at Clemson, Julia Brisbane studied piano for 12 years at a magnet school for the arts in Charleston, South Carolina. Math and science classes were not her top priority then, but attending an EMAG!NE event changed everything. EMAG!NE — a program offered by the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences — inspires […]
Radiation often gets a bad rap, but bioengineer Delphine Dean is studying how low doses of radiation could be used to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. A recent study, published in PLOS ONE, describes how Dean’s team used a novel x-ray florescence irradiation system to help identify the right energy and dosage to use.
CLEMSON, South Carolina — Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson famously played in a 2014 game with a torn ACL. This season, he was burning up the NFL record book when the ACL in his other knee snapped, ending his season and breaking the hearts of tens of thousands of fans. The former Clemson University star […]
Staff members in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences honored their colleagues and helped feed hungry students when they gathered Dec. 1 for an annual holiday luncheon in the Madren Conference Center. Awards went to outstanding classified employees for performance, achievements, or accomplishments that are exemplary and that contribute to the success of […]
Four students have started their senior year knowing they’ve been accepted to medical school. As juniors, Alison Sansone, Amanda Kington, Megan Hooks and Regan Van Metre applied and were accepted to the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville through the CU/USCSOMG Early Assurance Program in its pilot year. The USC School of […]