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  • CAAH December graduates dream big and make bold plans

    December 9, 2019

    Hannah Pearson and Alexander King are graduating with big dreams and concrete plans – and a string of accomplishments already to their credit. The two are among the 150 undergraduate and 27 graduate students who are on track to receive degrees from the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities in December. To Disney and beyond […]

  • Clemson writers to read in benefit for Upstate food programs

    November 13, 2019

    Four Clemson University faculty members will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event, featuring writers Stevie Edwards, Lee Matalone, Sarah Cooper and John Pursley III, takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Self Auditorium at the Strom Thurmond Institute building, 230 Kappa St. in Clemson.

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    Location, location, location: New Pearce professor studies what smart phones know about you

    October 7, 2019

    Jordan Frith’s academic interests center on one of the fastest-growing areas of communication research: the social impact of smart phones and mobile infrastructure. Frith is the new Roy and Marnie Pearce Professor of Professional Communication at Clemson University. After a national search, he was chosen to succeed Professor Emeritus Steven B. Katz, who retired after […]

  • Historic documents and images are spread out on a table.

    The power in calling a name

    October 2, 2019

    English professor Rhondda Robinson Thomas is bringing to light a more complete Clemson history

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    New director of the Writing Center aims to boost profile of a vital student resource

    September 9, 2019

    An anonymous compliment helped steer Chelsea Murdock toward her career. In 2009, Murdock was a freshman geology major who enjoyed writing Harry Potter fan fiction in her spare time. One of her online posts elicited a glowing response from a reader. “The message said that if I wasn’t pursuing writing, I was wasting my life,” […]

  • Drew Lanham with binoculars for birding.

    Clemson professor’s article chosen for prestigious ‘Best American Essays’ anthology

    May 21, 2019

    Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham’s essay, “Gone Forever,” has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019,” an annual anthology of magazine articles published in the United States that was started in 1986.

  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities honors top students

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]

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    Lessons learned: Faculty and Staff Senate presidents share what they learned during their terms

    April 15, 2019

    One year is not enough. That’s one of the lessons that Dan Hofmann learned as president of the Staff Senate. Hofmann, who handed over his gavel to 2019-2020 Staff Senate President Janeen Putman at a ceremony last week, said that the Senate embarked on a number of important initiatives during his term, many of which […]

  • Marilyn Thompson and Dean Richard Goodstein

    College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2019

    April 8, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University has extended its highest honor to 11 exceptional individuals. The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was honored at a formal dinner March 8 at the Madren Conference Center. New members included faculty emeriti, alumni, industry leaders and other friends of the College who had […]

  • Michael LeMahieu and Rhondda Thomas

    Two English professors receive National Endowment for the Humanities awards

    March 4, 2019

    Clemson University English professors Michael LeMahieu and Rhondda Robinson Thomas will receive support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the agency’s latest round of grants and fellowships.

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    Clemson CollabFest celebrates creativity with keynote from SwissMiss designer Tina Roth Eisenberg

    January 28, 2019

    From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.

  • Jillian Weise, head shot, wearing a pink shirt with frilly collar and straight black hair.

    ‘Cyborg laureate’ Jillian Weise finds freedom in words

    December 18, 2018

    Jillian Weise is comfortable with words. She’s comfortable with writing them, accepting them, and rejecting them. Some words she uses to describe herself: provocative, disabled and amputee. Some words she rejects: inspirational, courageous and brave. As associate professor of creative writing at Clemson she spends her days gently encouraging students – many who don’t consider themselves poets or even writers – to fully open their minds and hearts to words.

  • Clemson grad student volunteers as English instructor in Kazakhstan

    December 3, 2018

    For two weeks in September, Charissa Fryberger taught English in a remote city in East Kazakhstan that still bears oppressive reminders of the Soviet Union: drab bloc housing, rickety trams and mining operations that choke the air. Still Fryberger, a Clemson graduate student and English composition instructor, cherished the experience. “It’s a great gift to […]

  • Pearce Center aims to bolster writing across Clemson

    November 7, 2018

    Cameron Bushnell is looking to collaborate. Beginning her third year as director of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication, Bushnell wants to work with more Clemson University colleges and departments to improve students’ communication skills. “I firmly believe that writing is a key element to helping Clemson students prepare for meaningful work and lives in […]

  • Jillian Weise

    Clemson writers to read in benefit for Upstate food programs

    October 30, 2018

    Award-winning poets Jillian Weise and Julia Koets will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a Clemson University benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the Self Auditorium at the Visitor’s Center, 230 Kappa St. at Clemson University.