The power to persuade is a skill that is useful at the negotiating table and the holiday dinner table. Yet, persuasion is a skill that comes naturally to a select few. On the Clemson University campus, the Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity recently piloted a project that aims to help students navigate disagreement […]
The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Harold P. Hughes of Austin with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.
The John E. Walker Department of Economics is making available a world-class collection of first and early editions of manuscripts and books dealing with topics of individual dignity and liberty in their original form. These books and manuscripts date from the 1400s through the 1800s. Attendees will be able to see and hold these antiquarian […]
The College of Business has added to its strong complement of educators for the 2019-20 academic year by welcoming 22 new faculty poised to enrich the minds of Clemson University’s next generation of business leaders. Among the faculty additions are two new department chairs. Craig Wallace most recently led the University of Denver’s management department. […]
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.
The “rule of law” is characterized by transparent and stable laws that are applied equally to all citizens. The rule of law thereby limits government discretion, thus inspiring the investment and innovation that produces economic growth. It is well-recognized that all of today’s most successful democracies are based on a rule of law. Two Clemson […]
Viewing a charitable project through a business lens can be the difference between success and failure. “Often with community service and other charitable efforts, we abandon our business principles and think good intentions are enough to produce good results. They are not,” said Reed Watson, director of the Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity. […]
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.
One of the most basic concepts of economics involves supply and demand. But there’s far more to the social science than the availability of a commodity, product or service and what consumers are willing to pay for them. Just ask Ashleigh Gwarjanski, a senior economics major who says understanding the principles of economics has been […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Mason Hammond, a senior economics major from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. — Mason Hammond is the […]
Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.
CLEMSON – The Clemson University Sobczyk Lecture Series will present renowned physicist Peter Richmond at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 in Kinard 101. Richmond’s lecture is titled “Unraveling Mortality.” The annual lecture series is named after the late Andrew Sobczyk, a well-known professor and researcher in the fields of mathematics and mathematical physics. It is […]
Through multidisciplinary research, this Tiger sought to understand the role of Russian propaganda in political discourse. Most recently, he made national headlines when he and his colleague, Darren Linvill, shed light on Russian propaganda campaigns carried through social media.
It’s a safe bet to say Jeremy Losak is an avid pro football fan who enjoys picking winners on any given Sunday. But if you ask the third-year Clemson University Ph.D. student in the John E. Walker Department of Economics if his, and millions of others’ interests, in daily fantasy sports competitions constitute gambling, odds […]
Marian L. Tupy, senior policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, will speak at Clemson University on Nov. 14 as a guest of The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity. Tupy’s lecture, “Our Miraculous Flourishing: Why Pessimism Persists in the Face of Prosperity,” will be delivered at 5:30 p.m., […]