This academic year, Thomas Britt, a Trevillian Distinguished Professor of Psychology, is stepping into a new role as the Clemson University Campus Research Director for the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The Health Sciences Center is a collaboration between Prisma Health (previously Greenville Health System), Clemson University, Furman University and University of South Carolina. […]
Brad Kirby still remembers attending his first Clemson football game at eight years old. His older brother, Travis, was a freshman at Clemson, and Brad says seeing Travis’ experience and the excitement of game day was all it took to hook him. Ten years separate the Kirby brothers, but both of them ended up in […]
The highest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains are home to many animal species found nowhere else on Earth. These species include many tiny arthropods, such as insects, millipedes and their relatives living in leaf litter of forests located in high elevations on the mountains. Research in these mountain communities has revealed many new species in recent years, but the full scope of their diversity remains unclear. In an effort to discover and protect these unique species, Clemson University entomology professor Michael Caterino plans to collect and document as many arthropods as he can from the mountains.
Clemson University psychologist Robin Kowalski’s recent research reveals that people think about the advice they would give their younger selves more often than many people might think, and for many this mental exercise is anything but futile. Her latest research in the Journal of Social Psychology analyzed the results of two studies on more than 400 individuals 30 years of age or older. Kowalski said the findings have been truly revealing about the nature of regret, how people can use it to self-actualize and what areas people tend to fixate on in their later years.
The Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association has awarded its 2019 Bronze Medal for Regional Plans to a project led by James H. Spencer, associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. Spencer and an international team worked in partnership with the Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning […]
BLACKVILLE – Most watermelons produced in South Carolina are seedless, but how are they produced if they don’t make any seed? By seed, of course. The process of growing seedless watermelons was explained to about 300 people who attended the 2019 Clemson Watermelon Field Day at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) by Clemson […]
Clemson University had another record-breaking year in fundraising with more than $176 million received from private gifts and IPTAY support during the fiscal year that began July 1, 2018, and ended June 30, 2019.
As Oscar Wilde famously penned, “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Professor J.C. “Mike” Hubbard was without doubt a man who truly lived a life that overflowed with achievement, kindness and dedication. As a lifelong educator, his academic journey began at Clemson University as a student […]
John Robert Smith has been appointed interim director of the World Cinema program at Clemson University. Smith, who will serve as interim director for two years, hopes to attract more students to the program. He also wants to create more courses and provide opportunities for internships and studying abroad, all with an eye to boosting the career prospects of graduates. “I want to see graduates get jobs they love,” Smith said.
The Clemson University Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives is expanding its efforts in the Lowcountry with a new assistant vice president, Steve Warner.
Eric Muth, associate dean for research and graduate studies in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. Muth was selected based on his high level of research productivity, excellence and broad recognition for his accomplishments. Members include influential science, governmental and philanthropic […]
Astronauts on deep-space missions won’t be able to run to the store for disinfectant wipes, but they may have another way of cleaning surfaces inside their spaceship, and it could involve human waste. Sudeep Popat of Clemson University is developing a way of making hydrogen peroxide for use on long-term space missions. He proposes to do it by feeding human waste to microbial fuel cells that produce hydrogen peroxide.
Among the many students attending classes on Clemson’s main campus this summer are 140 incoming freshmen – part of a new and innovative program called Tigertown Summer Bound (TTSB). An example of collaboration across the University, this initiative was developed by the Undergraduate Studies Office and the Office of Admissions, with many other offices actively […]
A Clemson faculty member was recently awarded an honorary doctorate for extensive international community development by the University of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Mark Small, professor of psychology and director of the Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, received the doctorate honoris causa in early June. The university awards honorary doctorates […]
Researchers from Clemson University’s Environmental Toxicology Program have published novel research connecting an enzyme associated with detoxification to obesity and fatty liver disease.