More than 140 Eagle Scouts have been promoted in Troop 235 since Shelburne became the scoutmaster in the 1980s.
Along with his extensive involvement in teaching and University life, Jahn is a practicing attorney, specializing in real estate and business transactions. Combining University lecturer with a law practice is a major juggling act, but one he has mastered.
Even with new responsibilities, Landreth hasn’t lost his enthusiasm for machining and technical services, a position he held for 12 years and fondly described as going to work at “Monster Garage” — a reference to the former Discovery Channel television show that focused on transforming a variety of vehicles into “monster machines.”
Vogel is helping to influence the growth of Clemson’s anthropology program through her involvement with students. Almost every summer since 2004, the assistant professor has conducted a field studies course in the Casma Valley of Peru. Every year, she takes a group of Clemson students with her.
David Blakesley showed up to his first class at Clemson in a dress shirt with an orange tie and wearing a watch with an orange tiger paw face.
Working hard to change a common misconception about sustainability, professor Leidy Klotz says it’s more than simply saving the planet. With his help, students are banding together across disciplines to pursue sustainability.
Students and faculty of the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston designed and built four manual brick-making machines for Project Okurase to serve a village by that name in Ghana.
Melinda Denton’s research focuses on how religion and family shape the lives of adolescents in the United States. She calls face-to-face interviews with youth “eye opening.”
Imtiaz Haque has been named founding chairman of Clemson University's new automotive engineering department, located at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) campus in Greenville.
Linda Dzuris, associate professor and resident carillonneur, teaches students in a variety of majors to play Clemson’s largest instrument, atop the Tillman Hall bell tower. Her love of music began when her parents purchased a Yamaha electronic organ. The instrument came with nine free half-hour lessons.
Learning to play a musical instrument can humble anyone, especially someone taking on the challenge later in life. For Jan Murdoch, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies, learning the mandolin is an analogy for the struggles and triumphs of undergraduate students at Clemson University.
Kerry Smith’s research may help the health of millions of people around the globe. Smith, an associate professor in the Clemson University genetics and biochemistry department, has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health totaling nearly $950,000.
With a rare "ion beamline," Chad Sosolik will literally make star stuff in his Clemson University lab. Funded by a just-announced $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant, the device will allow scientists to strip atoms of all their electrons, producing highly charged ions that in nature are created only in the bellies of stars.
As the director of fitness services and programs at Fike Recreation Center, a Clemson Staff senator and a mom, Susan Pope is a busy woman. But the one thing she always has time for is students. Pope has dedicated her life to helping Clemson students lead happy, healthy and active lives.
Courage and a little bit of naïveté have led a class of 11 students to organize the campus’s biggest Earth Day event. How did a group of 11 students pull it off? With a little help and guidance from a professor who stood back and let them have at it.