Griffin Poyck was a young boy the first time he recalled a video game piquing his interest. “My neighbor had a game from the Sonic the Hedgehog series and I was enamored with it,” he said. “I asked my parents about it, got something for Christmas and I’ve been playing ever since.” What began as […]
Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.
High-performance research computing at Clemson is discovering answers to complex issues we didn’t even know existed a decade ago. The workhorse behind much of that problem-solving is one of the planet’s largest supercomputers: the Palmetto Cluster — at home in Clemson and at work in the world.
A pair of doctoral students in Clemson University’s Computer Science Division have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will help with their educations and they hope make a difference in the world. Daricia Wilkinson, a third-year Ph.D. student working in Clemson’s Humans and Technology Laboratory (HATLab), received a Facebook Fellowship, while second-year Ph.D. student Divine Maloney, a member of the virtual reality research team at Clemson, was named an inaugural recipient of Microsoft’s Ada Lovelace Fellowship.
The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]
Information technology permeates virtually every aspect of 21st century business. That’s why the Association for Information Systems (AIS) student chapter at Clemson University welcomes students of all majors to join their organization. “Our AIS chapter has mostly a cross-section of business and computer science majors in its membership, but we welcome any major to learn […]
Douglas (DJ) and Meredith Edmonson met and fell in love while both were pursuing degrees in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. The couple now lives in California where DJ is a software engineer at Apple, and Meredith is an independent contractor. Just five years ago, DJ was a Clemson student — competing […]
Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.
Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence.
Malcolm Williams doesn’t think he’s remarkable. “I don’t know what story you can write about me except that I’m here,” quipped the dapper 78-year-old during an interview in his modest apartment just off the Clemson University campus. Dressed in his typically stylish manner, with dress slacks, a button-up shirt and fine leather shoes, Williams certainly doesn’t look 78 and, as a college sophomore studying computer information systems, doesn’t act 78 either.
CLEMSON — Miriam Lozneanu extended her cane, signed to her interpreter and headed out the door of the Hendrix Student Center. She went down the steps and crossed the street by herself without a stumble or hesitation. Lozneanu, who is legally blind and partially deaf, is a 23-year-old computer science major at Clemson University. With […]
This Tiger came to Clemson as a graduate student and never left because she loves the environment, teaching and seeing "that light go on" in her students. Learn how she accomplished her goal and made history in the process.
Clemson faculty researchers are using a near $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help computer science teachers across South Carolina develop teaching methods that better serve the state’s diverse population. The research aims to broaden participation in computer science by improving teaching methods and discovering what does and doesn’t work in computer science classrooms for different student audiences.
Madison Maddox thrives on caffeine, late-night brainstorming sessions, and the triumphant moments when hard-fought goals are achieved. The junior computer science major and Calhoun Honors College student from Beaufort, South Carolina, says her biggest challenge is prioritizing time management while navigating a schedule packed with academic and extracurricular activities. But if these are the best […]
Fundamental research processes that once took days or weeks to perform will now be done in minutes or hours with new equipment at Clemson University that could accelerate the development of medicines, advanced materials and other technologies.