In a yet-to-be-released study, Clemson University researchers Patrick Warren and Darren Linvill are examining the strategies Russian social media trolls employ in peddling their disinformation campaigns aimed at dividing the U.S. public. Warren recently presented early findings of their most recent research into Russian Twitter trolls at a Clemson online research symposium this summer. In […]
Working parents with school-age children, so far, seem to be balancing career obligations with their added parental responsibilities brought on by COVID-19, according to a study conducted by researchers in the College of Business at Clemson University. The study’s general conclusion: There was little difference in work hours between working parents tending to younger children […]
Your ability to adapt to the extraordinary events of the past several months has been a test of your resiliency, and is something you will draw upon again and again professionally and personally. Learn from it, knowing you can overcome adversity and achieve your goals.
WYFF News 4 news anchor, Jane Robelot DeCarvalho, is being honored by the Clemson Alumni Association with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows upon former Clemson Tigers.
A pocket-size technology that has radically changed how people communicate, hail rides and listen to music could soon play a starring role in transforming how aid reaches people trapped in some of the most dangerous places on Earth. The smartphone is the platform for a new online tool that a team of Clemson University students […]
CLEMSON, S.C. – Might there be a link between health care and crime in the U.S.? Research by Clemson University economists in the College of Business would indicate so. Scott Barkowski, assistant professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, and Qiwei He, a former Clemson economics Ph.D. student, examined crime rates before and […]
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 […]