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  • ADHD draws Ph.D. candidate’s attention through research fellowship

    May 21, 2015

    As an undergraduate, Leah Kitashima witnessed a behavior that had become what she felt was far too prevalent among fellow students.

  • Joshua Wright

    Information Economy Project speaker series to feature FTC commissioner

    March 30, 2015

    Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak at Clemson University at 4 p.m. Thursday. Sponsored by the Clemson Information Economy Project, the lecture and question-and-answer session will be held at 100 Holtzendorff Hall and is open to the public.

  • Apply sunshine as disinfectant: Investigating FOIA laws with Patrick Warren

    December 19, 2014

    The late Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis argued that publicity was a “remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” Looking for ways to fight social and industrial corruption, the federal government enacted The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in 1966. Over the past sixty years, many states […]

  • Clemson University student Stephen Smallwood completes his Clemson degree while serving active-duty in the Army.

    Studying while serving

    November 19, 2014

    Clemson student Stephen Smallwood is one of more than 100 veterans in Clemson’s student body. He is completing his degree at Clemson through the Army’s Green to Gold Active Duty Option program, which allows active-duty soldiers to attend college and earn a commission as an Army officer.

  • OPINION: How To Neuter the Net Revolution

    November 11, 2014

    The Internet can’t innovate living under the rules of a 1970s telephone company. “The Internet revolution has ended just as surprisingly as it began,” writes Professor Lawrence Lessig. “None expected the explosion of creativity that the network produced; few expected that explosion to collapse as quickly and profoundly as it has.” This dirge captures the […]

  • Clemson hosts state of the economy event with Clifford Asness

    October 14, 2014

    Clifford S. Asness, leading investment commentator for CNBC and The Wall Street Journal, will be featured on an economic panel hosted by Clemson University President James P. Clements and the College of Business and Behavioral Science at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Greenville ONE.

  • Economics professor participating in FCC Open Internet Roundtable

    September 29, 2014

    Clemson University economics professor Thomas Hazlett will participate Thursday on a Federal Communications Commission panel on the “Economics of Broadband: Market Successes and Market Failures.”

  • Doctoral student invited to prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting

    August 18, 2014

    Clemson University economics Ph.D. candidate Anna Chorniy was invited to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economics Sciences this month in Lindau, Germany.

  • McCormick named interim dean of Clemson business and behavioral science college

    July 7, 2014

    To his long list of Clemson University roles – from student to Clemson Dad – Professor Emeritus and BB&T Scholar of Economics Bobby McCormick will now add the title of interim dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science, effective July 16. McCormick will succeed Charles Watt, who is taking on a new assignment as founding director of the Watt Family Innovation Center, currently under construction.

  • A line of Clemson graduates in their caps and gowns sing the Alma Mater.

    Amazing ambition drives the Class of 2014 toward their next set of goals

    May 5, 2014

    Another year draws to a close as the graduating class of 2014 steps out of the Clemson scene and brings their potential to new jobs, graduate programs and other opportunities. On May 9, approximately 3,282 graduates will obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees, showing the world that they’re ready to take on new challenges.

  • A Tiger makes the most of his time on campus

    September 13, 2010

    Economics major Sean Friend wanted to go to college in Belgium and the Netherlands, so he chose Clemson University.