A Clemson professor has authored a detailed study of investigative reporters’ work over the last century to expose corruption involved in the sale of various purported cure-alls, and the study has revealed surprising connections to current trends in supplement sales. Bryan E. Denham, professor in Clemson’s communication department, has authored a new monograph, “Magazine Journalism […]
A faculty member in Clemson’s College of Education has earned an early career award and accompanying funding to research and design a sentence writing intervention for students with learning disabilities. Abby Allen, assistant professor of special education, will use the Institute of Education Sciences’ Early Career Award over the course of four years to design […]
Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham's memoir, “The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature,” has been honored among “The Best Scholarly Books of the Decade” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The memoir takes readers back to the origins of the titular love story — to Edgefield County, South Carolina, where generations of Lanham’s ancestors, dating to slavery, called home and where Lanham began to fall in love with the natural world around him.
Many parents are wondering how to keep their families healthy, entertained and positive this summer now that vacations, camps and sport activities have either been canceled or moved to an online format. A Clemson University family leisure researcher has tips to help keep families playful, while also limiting the stress and anxiety that comes with living through a global pandemic.
Looking for ways to improve interactions with students and co-workers or to improve overall confidence in yourself and various life skills? Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering a valuable opportunity to accomplish that and more this summer for Clemson University faculty and staff. CAPS is offering a nine-week, four-module personal and professional development workshop series. […]
Nineteen faculty, staff and students were honored with 2020 University awards at the end of Spring semester. While the pandemic prevented the awards from being presented as usual at the end-of-semester Clemson University awards ceremony, it doesn’t diminish their importance as the honorees are nominated and selected by their peers, students and University leaders. “The […]
In both urban and rural settings, successful school leaders are able to lead in ways that are responsive to the context in which their school is situated. By definition, rural schools are situated in communities that have small populations and are located some distance from urban centers. In such a setting, the school is often […]
CLEMSON – Amit Bein has been appointed interim chair of the department of history and geography at Clemson University, effective June 1. Bein, a professor of Middle Eastern studies, has served as acting chair of the department since March 1. “Amit Bein has excellent skills as a scholar and manager, and I am confident that […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
Clemson’s College of Education will partner with Florence School District 1 to provide a full cohort of the school district’s teachers its certificate of online teaching. The certificate program addresses concepts such as instructional design, strategies to enhance engagement and the evaluation of student learning in online formats and will allow the teachers to apply to the South Carolina State Department of Education for an add-on endorsement in online teaching. According to College of Education faculty, the sudden need for educators to transition to online formats during the COVID-19 pandemic has made continuing education programs focused on online and hybrid delivery especially attractive to school districts.
Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some of the nation’s most elite universities in “10 Innovative Engineering Institutes,” an article in Mechanical Engineering, the flagship magazine of The American Society of Mechanical […]
Andrew Hurley is co-winner of the 2020 Ralph D. Elliott Award for Outstanding Service to Off-Campus, Distance and Continuing Education. Hurley, associate professor of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, leads the packaging design program at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. He also is […]
All of Jessica Larsen’s students who nominated her for the 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry described her as being the most supportive and enthusiastic professor they’ve ever had. Larsen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, who has a joint appointment in bioengineering, is an enthusiastic supporter of […]
May 2020 graduate Carly Malcolm has been awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award at Clemson University. Malcolm was chosen for this prestigious award by demonstrating Sullivan’s ideals of heart, mind and conduct as evidenced by “generous and unselfish service to others.” Each year, the Sullivan Student Award is presented to graduating seniors at more […]
While campus has been mostly devoid of people since March, it certainly hasn’t been quiet. When faculty, staff and students begin returning, they will find that Facilities and its contractors have been hard at work on several projects connected to supporting the University’s strategic and long-term framework plans to further build community, promote engaged learning […]