When Lindsey Dixon accepted the job of revitalizing the debate team at Clemson, she knew it wouldn’t be an easy task. It wouldn’t be easy largely because, “revitalize” wasn’t the right word; she would be starting from scratch — re-founding. Even so, the debate team couldn’t be described exactly as new. In fact, it was the first inter-collegiate student organization at Clemson.
Students working in Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center are exploring the impact of social media use among candidates in South Carolina’s gubernatorial race.
Clemson University communication studies students and WYFF News 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina’s largest media market, are joining forces this semester to monitor social media conversations throughout the fall general election season.
Twitter provides an avenue for female sports broadcasters to break down gender barriers, yet it currently serves to express their subordinate sports media roles.
Clemson student, Miss South Carolina and Miss America first runner-up Ali Rogers has been selected as the first communications intern with the College Football Playoff.
NFL teams shoulder most of the blame for players’ injuries and sports journalists can shift football cultural norms toward valuing players who put their health first.
After coming off a success career as a rapper, Clemson's Chenjerai Kumanyika uses the lessons he learned in the music industry to inspire students. (VIDEO)
Clemson University students will benefit from scholarships, additional experienced faculty and new state-of the-art classroom space thanks to the continuing investment of alumnus Joe Erwin and his wife, Gretchen.
As a student, young alum Suzanne Pickens was an active part of campus. Now as an alumna, she wants to give that same opportunity to students for generations to come.
Four Clemson University students majoring in communication studies recorded the essence of Clemson’s fan loyalty in Hyundai Motor America’s Lens of Loyalty Film contest. The automaker challenged Clemson and 24 other powerhouse football schools to produce a three- to five-minute film on fan loyalty.
Lance Armstrong used Twitter to employ image-repair strategies in a way that cultivated followers and countered media reports. However, he neglected to enact any image-repair tweets following his admission to using performance-enhancing drugs in a nationally staged interview with Oprah Winfrey, researchers say.
Clemson University researchers and students are tackling a national health concern by advancing concussion awareness and prevention through research.
As a group of 15 Clemson students found out, debate is more than just making your point and proving that you’re right. Debate is academic. It’s research-based. And it’s hard, rewarding work. In its first year, Clemson’s debate team won the National Education Debate Association’s (NEDA) national tournament.
Clemson student and Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers is working hard to make a difference in others' lives. One of Ali's passions is serving children with disabilities.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center two grants to conduct research for better collecting, analyzing and extracting meaning from the social web.