Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic primary and the 2020 presidential election.
Clemson University and WYFF 4 have established an academic partnership that will allow members of Clemson student media to work alongside industry professionals in a satellite news bureau located on Clemson’s campus. The partnership will make Clemson the only university in South Carolina to feature an on-campus news bureau occupied by an outside media organization.
An experienced researcher, professor and leader at Michigan State University has been tapped to help generate more opportunities for the Clemson University research community.
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated faculty research across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which are displayed outside of the dean’s office. This is the second group of faculty recognized for their recent publications. College […]
The Communication Center housed in Clemson’s communication department will now enjoy more space and improved technological capabilities in its new home at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The center initially opened in Daniel Hall in 1997 and primarily supports the oral communication needs of students in communication general education courses. In this capacity, the center […]
Research by two Clemson University professors on Russian social media trolling has drawn the interest of U.S. agencies charged with protecting the country’s national security. Patrick Warren, associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics and Darren Linvill, associate professor in the department of communication, have shared their extensive research on Russian social media disinformation campaigns with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, the Department of Homeland Security, other federal law enforcement agencies and more recently, U.S. Army Cyber Command.
Joseph Mazer, professor and chair of Clemson’s communication department, has been named to a three-year term as editor of Communication Education, a flagship journal published by the National Communication Association and the nation’s premier publication for research in the field.
Longtime Clemson faculty and staff member Wanda Johnson has been named director of student media under Clemson’s communication department. Beginning July 1, Johnson will provide leadership and mentoring for students across all of Clemson’s student media organizations. Johnson brings 30-plus years of combined experience in broadcast news, radio, web productions, promotions, public relations and marketing. […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony May 3. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Wendi Mattson, CBSHS Associate […]
When your day job involves selling people on loving college football, it helps to be a fan of it. Luckily for Kim Hollis, senior marketing manager at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, college football has always held a special place in her heart. This Department of Communication alumna has certainly found her niche […]
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the third annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Students who received College Awards during the ceremony included: Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Nolan Lennon, Department of Public Health Sciences Phi […]
Sports Illustrated is partnering with Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center to reveal insights using the school’s unique analytics software that will inform its social strategy and help augment its editorial content. Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC), the first facility of its kind in higher education, monitors, measures and engages in social media conversations from across the web. This collaboration provides SI with access to public opinion in real time to help develop content across SI channels.
Two Clemson students will be headed to Stuttgart, Germany, for a summer internship experience that only nine students across the U.S. have earned. Madison Beasenburg, a junior criminal justice major, and Regina Koesters, a junior communication major, are both participating in the prestigious United States European Command (EUCOM) Volunteer Internship Program, which is designed for […]
Greg Cranmer has the cover of a local newspaper from the early 90s framed in his office. He’s featured in the top right, a four-year-old wearing wrestling head gear and a singlet. His lip is poked out, and he’s visibly upset while a referee cautions him against locking hands. The picture was taken during Cranmer’s […]
Emily Addison is driven, focused and ambitious. Her family, friends and the Clemson faculty who know her well can attest to these qualities, and these are the traits she wants you to see first. The fact that she is deaf and has to approach course work and college life with a different set of tools […]