In 2004, Kudera spent seven weeks in Seoul, South Korea, teaching and tutoring students in conversational English. Relieved of the time-consuming duty of grading papers, he found time to write. The result was Fight for Your Long Day, a novel about a day in the life of an adjunct English instructor. Media Relations staff writer Angela Nixon interviewed Kudera on his writing, the book and the impact it has had.
Historian and professor emeritus Jerome Reel will sign copies of his book from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Library Book Sale. Look for his table on the lower level plaza of the R.M. Cooper Library.
Brian and Delphine Dean have more in common than just a last name. They are two of the College of Engineering and Science’s most distinguished professors who also happen to share a dual academic career, an extensive list of awards and accolades, and a passion for research.
Clemson University housing is breathing new life into an old concept with the start of its new Faculty In Residence program.
Jogging alongside students every week calls for a lesson quite different from the traditional lecture. And the now retired Kishimoto still gets to share his love for the outdoors while passing on words of immeasurable wisdom.
Working closely with her students and those in the health care field, Ellen Vincent is helping others to become more aware of their surroundings — and the immense benefits that come along with doing so.
Robin Kowalski's work in the classroom covers subjects from women in psychology to research methods, but what she is really interested in is cyberbullying.
Issues related to contingent faculty will be his primary focus this year, along with examining techniques for the reliable assessment of teaching effectiveness and the proper role of student evaluations.
According to Tim Spira, every plant has a story to tell, and the abundant plant life in the southern Appalachian Mountains and the rolling hills of the adjacent Piedmont are especially talkative.
As a professor, Sherrill has used her experience in the health care industry to bring a distinct perspective to teaching and research, engaging in projects that benefit not only Clemson students, but also medical students across the country.
From pest control to regulatory officials and agencies, Benson studies insects in common settings and locations. Even though people can get nervous at the sight of an insect, Benson wants people to know that many insects are actually beneficial.
For assistant professor of landscape architecture Cari Goetcheus, the preservation of Clemson’s historic buildings and landscapes — including its rich stories — is just as important as moving Clemson’s facilities into the 21st century.
Clemson University economics professor Scott Baier didn’t plan on working for the president in Washington D.C., but after hitting it off with a Stanford University faculty member who was appointed as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, he got the chance of a lifetime.
While juggling parenthood and careers is sometimes a challenge, Dan and Denise have made it work. Despite their different professional roles, the Anderson share a special attachment to the parks, recreation and tourism management Clemson community.
Working together has allowed Tharon and Wendy Howard various opportunities for travel and new experiences.