More than 600 middle and high school students from across South Carolina will meet on the Clemson University campus Friday to test their knowledge in biology and become acquainted with the university atmosphere.
His name is Stanlee. He makes his home in a glass case smack dab in the middle of the building’s entryway foyer, a far cry from the Clemson Burger King where he used to reside, and even further from South Africa.
James C. Kennedy, chairman of the communications, media and automotive services conglomerate Cox Enterprises, has given $3.3 million to Clemson University to establish and endow the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center headquartered at the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown and Nemours Wildlife Foundation in Beaufort.
A study by Clemson University researchers indicates that the Blue Ridge region of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia has made great strides towards ecological recovery from late 19th and early 20th century row-cropping, but that historical row-cropping continues to cast a long shadow over the ecological health of the Piedmont region.
A team of molecular biologists, jointly led by Clemson University professor Jim Morris, was awarded a $151,121 grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify new compounds with anti-malarial activity for a deadly parasite species that kills hundreds of thousands of people each year.
A rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal, according to Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan.
Identified with Clemson since its earliest days, wild tigers are facing extinction. Habitat destruction, human conflict, poaching and climate change are arrayed against them, and now the global population of wild tigers is estimated to be just 3,200.
It’s often hard to explain the unique bond that Clemson alumni share, but if there’s one word that describes the Clemson Family, it’s commitment. Clemson graduates are dedicated to giving back and thinking ahead — a practice that both benefits future students and the future of the University.
Clemson University professor James Morris recently was honored by the Biology Division of the national Council on Undergraduate Research.
New discoveries about how butterflies feed could help engineers develop tiny probes that siphon liquid out of single cells for a wide range of medical tests and treatments, according to Clemson University researchers.
Ready, set, glow! The annual Clemson University firefly census will launch from 8 to 10 p.m. May 31. The lightning bug count will continue through the summer.
Teaching innovations designed by Clemson professors to help students learn complex subject matter also may help South Carolina citizens solve common problems and learn about the world around them.
Approximately 530 students from middle and high schools throughout South Carolina will come to Clemson University Friday, April 11, to compete in the 35th annual Biology Merit Exam. The event was established in 1979 to give students a “sneak peek” at college life and to experience how science can be fun.
A Clemson University scientist was awarded a two-year, $100,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to find a cure for an infectious disease.
As a professor of entomology at Clemson University, Joe Culin literally notices the little things in life, be it in person or on the big screen. Case in point: How Hollywood portrays insects in films, be it past or present, animation or live-action.