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  • Seven scientists win CAREER awards

    December 13, 2018

    For the second year in a row, seven Clemson University faculty members received 2018 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Development Awards, one of the most prestigious awards to young faculty. From adapting the art of Japanese origami to structural engineering to predicting the earth’s response to space storms, these Clemson assistant professors apply their […]

  • This wallet card displays the fundamental constants of measurement.

    Global system of measurements undergoes historic change

    November 16, 2018

    The way the world measures everything from coffee to the cosmos has undergone a profound transformation as four of the seven base units for the International System of Units have been redefined.

  • Jim Kelley (right) is a 1974 graduate of zoology.

    College of Science homecoming tailgate welcomes alumni and friends

    October 23, 2018

    CLEMSON – The College of Science hosted its inaugural homecoming tailgate on Oct. 20, welcoming alumni back to campus to share in food, fun and fellowship as a Clemson Family. “We have five departments that we brought together in 2016 to create our new College of Science,” Dean Cynthia Y. Young said. “Normally our scientists […]

  • Clemson University School of Health Research

    Psychology, chemistry professors appointed newest CUSHR faculty fellows

    October 11, 2018

    Clemson University faculty members Thomas Britt, Ph.D., and Dev Arya, Ph.D., are the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Greenville Health System department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from […]

  • Garcia instructs former student Mauro Ferreira-Santos, who now works at JPL-NASA.

    Chemistry professor Garcia elected Fellow to distinguished Royal Society of Chemistry

    October 4, 2018

    CLEMSON – Carlos D. Garcia, a professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – one of the highest recognitions for a chemist. The title recognizes Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry who have been in a senior position […]

  • College of Science invites alumni and friends to Homecoming Tailgate on Oct. 20

    October 2, 2018

    CLEMSON – Our first SCIENCE Homecoming Tailgate will begin three hours prior to kickoff of the Clemson vs. N.C. State game on Oct. 20. The tailgate will be held in the breezeway between Hunter Hall and Hunter Auditorium. To register, please CLICK HERE or on the image above.

  • Paing is a student of professor Ken Marcus in the department of chemistry.

    College of Science graduate student wins nuclear technology award

    October 1, 2018

    CLEMSON – Htoo Paing, a doctoral student in the department of chemistry, is one of 23 students across the country who has received a 2018 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The award is given to graduate and undergraduate students who excel in research relating to nuclear technology, […]

  • Xian Lu

    Three College of Science faculty honored with prestigious NSF CAREER awards

    September 18, 2018

    CLEMSON – As one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honors, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award is granted in support of early-career scholars who excel as teachers in the classroom and researchers in the lab. This year, College of Science assistant professors Hugo Sanabria, Leah Casabianca and Xian Lu have been named […]

  • Dvora Perahia is a professor of chemistry and physics in the College of Science.

    Clemson professor receives large computational award from DOE

    September 3, 2018

    CLEMSON – Clemson professor Dvora Perahia and a national team of collaborators have received a large computational award from the Department of Energy that will significantly enhance their research toward using computational tools to advance the design of advance responsive materials. The team is led by Gary Grest of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New […]

  • Robert Anholt and Leah Casabianca take part in the festivities.

    Summer is waning, but fall brings new excitement

    August 21, 2018

    CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Fall Semester Kick-off Meeting celebrated an eventful summer while looking forward to a busy fall that will be filled with opportunities. The event was held Aug. 20 in the Poole Agricultural Center’s auditorium. The agenda included a welcome by Dean Cynthia Y. Young, highlights from the Dean’s July 19 […]

  • Graduate student Anthony Santilli is the lead author on the team's publication.

    Small molecule shown to target bacteria in the gut microbiome, affecting disease

    June 21, 2018

    Researchers at Clemson University have uncovered a drug molecule that can alter the levels of bacteria present in the gut – specifically a strain that is linked to the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk children.

  • Five students from the College of Science took the Oath of Office followed by the Silver Dollar Salute during Clemson University’s Joint Commissioning Ceremony at Tillman Hall on May 9, 2018. Sara Febbo of the department of biological sciences took the United States Army Oath.

    Five College of Science students honored at commissioning ceremony

    May 10, 2018

    CLEMSON – Five students from the College of Science took a U.S. Military Oath of Office followed by the Silver Dollar Salute during Clemson University’s Joint Commissioning Ceremony at Tillman Hall on Wednesday (May 9). Forty students in Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) were honored at the Joint Ceremony, […]

  • Clemson University’s Ken Marcus (center) was inducted into the NAI on April 5 in Washington, D.C. Standing with him are founding NAI president Paul Sanberg (left) and Andrew H. Hirshfeld, Commissioner for Patents for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

    Clemson chemistry professor receives recognition on the floor of Congress

    April 20, 2018

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Dec. 12, 2017, Clemson chemistry professor R. Kenneth Marcus was named a Fellow to the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI). On April 11, 2018, he received Congressional Record recognition on the floor of Congress. U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland read aloud the names of the 155 inventors – including […]

  • Yunhui Peng (left) and Huixi Li.

    Two College of Science students receive prestigious Graduate School awards

    April 12, 2018

    CLEMSON – Two standout graduate students from the College of Science will be presented university-wide awards at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 10. Clemson University’s Graduate School has awarded the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (GRA) to Yunhui Peng of the department of physics and astronomy. Huixi Li of the department of mathematical sciences has […]

  • Lauren Garcia-Chance

    College of Science 2018 awards ceremony honors outstanding students

    April 9, 2018

    CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Friday (April 6) at the IPTAY Suite in Memorial Stadium. An assembly of standout students received a variety of prestigious awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. More than 50 – including parents, faculty and staff – […]