Austin Herbst of Easley has been awarded the 2016 Norris Medal at Clemson University.
Emily Thompson's sensible flats are firmly planted on terra firma. She'll graduate in May as one of Clemson's most-decorated physics undergraduates ever, racking up honors from a Goldwater Fellowship to an Astronaut Scholarship and "every award available to her at Clemson," according to Mark Leising, the interim dean of the new College of Science.
Kara Robertson is a voice of Clemson to future students. Not only has she been a front row fan at football games with her own face painted like a Tiger, she has spent her college career telling the Clemson story.
As a Clemson alumnus who came from a long line of successful and knowledgable businessmen, R. Roy Pearce '41 decided to craft a plan designed to strengthen Tigers' writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. So in 1989, Roy and wife, Margery "Marnie" Pearce, donated $1.5 million to Clemson University to endow the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Thanks to the Pearces' vision, Clemson students have access to pivotal assistance in all areas of communication.
You’d think learning about the moral foundations of capitalism would be the furthest thing from an 18-year-old’s mind. For most incoming college freshmen that may be true, but not for 11 Lyceum Scholars about to embark on their college careers at Clemson University.
Current and former Clemson University students will share their experiences abroad at the first Global Symposium Saturday at the Madren Center. Attendees will be encouraged to take a stand on global engagement.
A third Clemson University student has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering.
Another year draws to a close as the graduating class of 2014 steps out of the Clemson scene and brings their potential to new jobs, graduate programs and other opportunities. On May 9, approximately 3,282 graduates will obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees, showing the world that they’re ready to take on new challenges.
Two Clemson graduates have been awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships. Dorothy Behre of Charleston, a recent graduate with a degree in English and Chinese, and Julianne Garner of Verona, N.J., a recent graduate with a dual degree in secondary education and history, will travel abroad to help teach English to non-English speakers.
At 7 years old, Jennifer Rahn ’10 decided she wanted to be a doctor. Today she is making her dreams come true at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, but getting there was not easy. As the first person in her family to attend college, she could not call home for advice if she had questions about life on campus or needed guidance in a class.
Cullum Smith’s parents purchased their first computer when he was 4 years old, and he’s been glued to one ever since. A student in the Calhoun Honors College, helps students with everything from setting up wireless capability to software problems — and on the rare occasion, computers that have survived disaster.
But the class certainly isn’t all witchcraft and wizardry. As professor Michele Martin put it, the course is “the academic study of children’s literature by way of Harry Potter.”