How many times have you dropped food on the floor, picked it back up, and eaten it, claiming, “It’s OK, the five-second rule!"? You’re not the only one. "Did You Just Eat That?", a new title from Clemson University food scientist Paul Dawson and co-authored by Brian Sheldon of North Carolina State University, dives into the origins of food myths exactly like the five-second rule and explains why you may want to rethinking your habits in the kitchen, bathroom and other public spaces.
Howard Bodenhorn had the voice of his students behind him in receiving a coveted professional award — and the rest is history. An economic historian, Bodenhorn is the 2018 recipient of the Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History. It is presented in alternating years to graduate and undergraduate educators by the Economic […]
Jupiter's atmosphere might contain a lot of water, according to recent research by a national team of scientists that includes Clemson University's Máté Ádámkovics.
Samantha Price, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson University, is recording the shapes and sizes of the fishes at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as part of her research aimed at understanding the factors that control body-shape diversity.
United Kingdom-based McLaren Automotive is tapping Clemson University students this semester to help the high-performance sports car manufacturer reach a new set of consumers. The Erwin Center for Brand Communications students will be tasked with developing an advertising and marketing campaign to help McLaren reach “lifestyle” sports car enthusiasts.
CLEMSON – Each year, the Clemson University Postdoctoral Association’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Award is given to one outstanding postdoctoral fellow who embodies excellence in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach and teaching. This year, Vera Bin San Chan of the department of biological sciences claimed the honor. Chan has been employed as a postdoctoral research associate in […]
This Tiger helped design and build digital media and learning labs. The spaces feature advanced technologies to educate, excite and empower students with the tools to create. Meet Matthew Boyer. Title: Assistant professor of digital media and learning Years at Clemson: Six years What I do at Clemson: I teach an undergraduate general education and teacher […]
The plethora of salamanders living in the southern Appalachian Mountains might be in less danger from the effects of global warming than previously believed, according to new research published Wednesday in Science Advances.
CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas has been named the new Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of English who specializes in early African-American and American Literature. A sixth-generation South Carolinian, she has served on the Clemson faculty for a decade. “Dr. Thomas is superbly qualified […]
When a celebrity like Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain dies from suicide there’s often a call for more research. But what does that research look like? Suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, is difficult to study. Unlike the first nine causes, it doesn’t fit neatly into a single disease category, like heart disease (No.1), cancer (No. 2) or diabetes (No. 7).
Eva Diaz knows that her success at law school will depend on her willingness to take action — just as she has for the past four years.
Arelis Moore de Peralta, Ph.D., Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Languages, has received the 2018 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry. This award is given to a faculty member in recognition of their outstanding work with undergraduate […]
A Creative Inquiry class is turning into a sweet deal for budding entrepreneurs at LaFrance Elementary School in Pendleton, and their mentors at Clemson University. The two groups’ symbiotic relationship is enabling fifth-graders to learn the ins and outs of running a lemonade stand business. The Creative Inquiry, “Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Lemonade Day,” will culminate Saturday, […]
A group of students from Clemson University is learning how to use a melting pot of flavors to cook up lessons on cultural diversity. Nutrition dietetics students reviewed and collaborated in the design of the curriculum for the South Carolina 4-H Melting Pot program, a summer culinary camp designed for youth funded by the Walmart Foundation.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Abby Baker has developed workshops to deliver concepts related to science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) to elementary school students. The workshops are part of a Clemson Creative Inquiry project that sees Clemson students translate college-level STEAM projects for a fifth-grade audience. The lessons are a valuable extension in the education of Clemson students and the fifth graders they teach, but Baker is thinking even bigger. She is testing a model that she hopes will be copied across a state with a growing need for students interested in science and math.