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  • Jeffrey Hallo appointed interim chair of Clemson parks, recreation and tourism management department

    March 2, 2020

    Jeffrey Hallo, Ph.D., has been appointed interim chair for the Clemson parks, recreation and tourism management department effective March 1. Hallo will assume the role previously held by Wayne Freimund, who is leaving the position at the end of March. Leslie Hossfeld, dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences that houses the […]

  • Clemson professor joins international leaders in sustainability discussion, activities with National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

    February 10, 2020

    Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, will join international industry, government and academic leaders to discuss and develop sustainability policy as part of a special group assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS). Machlis began serving on the NAS Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability on Feb. 1 and his term will continue through Jan. 31, 2022. Machlis will meet with NAS members and members of the roundtable Feb. 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

  • Caleb Todd poses in front of Sikes Hall.

    Clemson sophomore from Summerville garners major NOAA scholarship

    May 28, 2019

    Clemson University sophomore Caleb Todd, a Presidential Scholar in the Calhoun Honors College, was recently named a 2019 Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, a major award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that includes a full-time summer internship at an NOAA facility.

  • Machlis poses in the field.

    Professor coauthors national report imploring increased use of science during times of disaster

    March 19, 2019

    A Clemson University faculty member is a coauthor of the newest publication from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences that offers insights and recommendations to increase the role of scientists in times of disaster. Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, and coauthor Rita R. Colwell, former director of the National Science Foundation and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, intend the report to aid in better individual and institutional decisions in times of crisis.

  • Tristan Allerton working on his research.

    Clemson doctoral student receives prestigious grant

    November 15, 2018

    Tristan Allerton, a forest resources doctoral student at Clemson University, was recently awarded one of 23 Clemson University Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grants for 2018-2019. More than $150,000 has been awarded to doctoral students producing high-quality scholarship on diverse topics. Allerton’s grant will go towards his research that aims to better understand how human and natural […]

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    Clemson tees up Turfgrass Research and Education Field Day

    July 31, 2018

    It’s time to tee up for the 2018 Clemson University Turfgrass Research and Education Field Day. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the field day beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the Owen Pavilion behind the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus.

  • Dana Buskovitz works at a computer at the Visitors Center desk.

    Campus tour guide found her own voice while introducing high school students to Clemson

    March 26, 2018

    Dana Buskovitz spends her days guiding prospective students around campus, hoping they fall in love with it just like she did.

  • Except for a relatively small dip during the Great Recession, the forestry industry in South Carolina has been steadily growing – with its overall economic impact now approaching $20 billion annually.

    Clemson holding forest herbicides and sprayer calibration workshops

    September 13, 2017

    For the first time in South Carolina, a workshop to help woodland owners and property managers learn about pesticide safety, herbicide applications and proper sprayer calibration will be offered by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.

    Except for a relatively small dip during the Great Recession, the forestry industry in South Carolina has been steadily growing – with its overall economic impact now approaching $20 billion annually. The workshop, Forest Herbicides and Sprayer Calibration, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15, in The Lake House at Clemson’s Sandhills Research and Education Center.

  • SCCSA students visiting Musser Center

    S.C. Commissioner’s School for Agriculture cultivates future agribusiness leaders

    August 12, 2015

    Forty-one high school juniors and seniors took a break from their summer vacations to prepare for their futures at the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA). Students from South Carolina, Texas, New York, Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina attended the summer academic program July 18-24 at Clemson University.

  • Grand Teton National Park’s Scott receives Fran P. Mainella Award

    October 28, 2013

    Grand Teton National Park Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott was recognized for her exemplary leadership in addressing environmental issues at Clemson University’s George B. Hartzog Jr. Luncheon.

  • 2011 seniors reflect on their time at Clemson

    May 12, 2011

    Clemson students continue to amaze. Their passion for their research, their peers and for their future work is inspiring. Here are the stories of just five of our incredible seniors. We wish them and everyone else the best in their future endeavors. Go Tigers!