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  • Image of two Clemson students in their caps and gowns during graduation. The girl's hat on the right reads "I'm psyched. Thanks, Mommy."

    Meet six members of the Class of 2016, and see where they’re headed next

    May 4, 2016

    Another year and another class of Clemson students are graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. We will miss them, but are equally excited to see what they accomplish next.

  • Grad student using forensics to help detect nuclear trafficking

    April 21, 2016

    April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]

  • Some of the college's best and brightest students include (from left) Girish Sharma, Dhruva Kulkarni, Sarah Stafford, Elizabeth Zanin, Sarah Donaher, Cassidy Laird, Gary Vestal and Xinyu Lu.

    Best and brightest students honored

    April 11, 2016

    Several exceptional students from the College of Engineering and Science were honored in April at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony in the Madren Conference Center ballroom. The awards were aimed at honoring the college’s best and brightest students. Many are engaged in service projects that are improving the quality of life not only for […]

  • Working in a Clemson University lab are (from left to right) Tanju Karanfil, Alex Chow and Habibullah Uzun.

    Researchers study link between forest management and drinking water quality

    December 9, 2015

    Clemson University researchers will soon begin conducting experiments in four forests across South Carolina to address growing concerns that techniques employed in the fight against wildfires could affect the quality of drinking water. The team has received $1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and $260,048 from the university to figure out which forest […]

  • Clemson University students work with a local contractor to install a well in La Pintada, Nicaragua.

    Student engineers provide clean water to Nicaraguan village

    December 7, 2015

    Clemson University students who have played a central role in providing clean water to a small Nicaraguan village will return over winter break to check on a well and chlorination system that has transformed residents’ lives. The university’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders is in the final stage of a five-year project in La Pintada. […]

  • Muriel Steele works in the lab.

    Algae research seen as ‘paradigm shift’ in wastewater treatment

    November 19, 2015

    Using algae to treat wastewater could be an innovative way for small communities across the country to save energy and keep pollutants out of the environment.

  • Picture of graduation caps at Clemson graduation. The one in the middle asks "What's Next?"

    As the Class of 2015 prepares to graduate, see where six of them are headed next

    May 5, 2015

    Take a moment to meet six Clemson seniors and see where they’re headed after graduation.

  • Clemson Army and Air Force ROTC to commission 36 officers

    April 29, 2015

    Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps units will hold a joint ceremony to commission ­­­36 officers at 1 p.m. May 7 in Tillman Hall auditorium. Nineteen students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army, and ­­­­17 students will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.

  • Leadership role taken by professor who keeps public safe from hazardous chemicals

    March 4, 2015

    A Clemson University professor whose work with microbes helps keep the public safe from hazardous chemicals was introduced Wednesday as the new chairman of the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences.

  • Clemson University to begin field experiments on nuclear-waste storage

    September 30, 2014

    A team of more than 20 researchers from across the state will begin running field experiments at Clemson University next year to find the best ways of storing nuclear waste. Experiments have been done on a small scale in labs, but a new outdoor site will allow researchers to test underground storage methods on an […]

  • Professor emeritus wins two professional honors 11 years after retirement

    September 2, 2014

    It’s extraordinary enough to win two professional honors a few days apart, but Les Grady did it 11 years after retiring from Clemson University.

  • Shaw establishes professorship in nuclear engineering at Clemson

    May 22, 2012

    At first glance, it may seem an odd home for the study of nuclear engineering, alongside courses like geology, hydrogeology and environmental engineering and science. But to Timothy DeVol, there is no better place to teach the fundamentals of an industry that provides nearly 20 percent of America's electrical energy.