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  • Three Fulbright students chose the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities for their graduate studies

    August 12, 2020

    Three Fulbright students from three different countries have come to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities to complete their graduate studies. All share a similar goal: They’re motivated by the desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Adi Vosawale Lesuma plans to return home to Fiji after graduation and take […]

  • John Pursley honored with SC Arts Commission fellowship

    August 5, 2020

    John Pursley III, a senior lecturer in English at Clemson University, was recently awarded a fellowship by the South Carolina Arts Commission in support of his latest project, a book-length poem that reflects on tumultuous change in America. Pursley, who is also director of the Clemson Literary Festival, was one of only two writers to […]

  • Tyler McDougald awarded Point Foundation Scholarship for LGBTQ leadership

    July 28, 2020

    Tyler McDougald, a junior English and history double major at Clemson University, recently was honored with a Point Foundation Scholarship, awarded to students who are leaders in the LGBTQ community. McDougald is the first student in South Carolina to receive the prestigious scholarship in the 19-year history of the foundation. “I’m absolutely elated and really […]

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    Rhondda Robinson Thomas is awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Clemson University

    May 27, 2020

    The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Clemson University has been awarded to Rhondda Robinson Thomas, the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature in the Department of English. The award is presented each year at more than 70 colleges and universities across the southern United States in honor of its namesake, a Southerner who found success as […]

  • Four students and two alumnae accepted into Fulbright Program

    May 21, 2020

    The United States’ flagship international education exchange program, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, has selected four current Clemson University students and two alumnae for the 2020-2021 year. The University has had 56 Fulbright Student recipients overall, and this year is an annual record with six recipients.

  • Shakespeare scholar Elizabeth Rivlin receives NEH stipend

    May 15, 2020

    Elizabeth Rivlin, an associate professor in the English department at Clemson University, has been awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Rivlin received the $6,000 research grant to support her book project “Shakespeare and the American Middlebrow: Reading Publics, 1878-Present.” Her project was one of 224 recently selected by the […]

  • College award winners are inspired to make a difference

    May 15, 2020

    Each spring, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities and its departments recognize dozens of students in an Honors and Awards ceremony. Although that public event could not take place this year, CAAH continues to celebrate these outstanding students. A complete list of the 2020 Honors and Awards winners appears on the College website. Below […]

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    To the CAAH Class of 2020

    May 7, 2020

    Your achievement is in no way diminished by our current circumstances. If anything, it is amplified. You are part of a historic graduating class here – one that is facing uncertainty, economic turmoil, threats to health and well-being, and challenges to previous patterns of living.

  • 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.

  • Jordan Frith

    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 […]