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    Hendrix Academic Cornerstone to strengthen global learning opportunities at Clemson through new Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad

    October 15, 2019

    Clemson Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University. Friday, Clemson announced the Hendrixes are again making a transformational difference at the University as they become the sixth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $2.5 million. Given in memory and honor of Pam Hendrix, the gift will establish the Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad, scholarships and the Dream Jar Curriculum.

  • June Pilcher

    Clemson psychologist reflects on experience as university’s first Jefferson Science Fellow

    October 8, 2019

    When June Pilcher was selected as Clemson’s first Jefferson Science Fellow, she was put in an unusual position. Pilcher, alumni distinguished professor in Clemson’s psychology department, was flattered by the honor, excited about the upcoming experience and a little puzzled by the fact that she had no idea what exactly she’d be doing. Sure, she […]

  • Clemson researcher awarded NSF grant to study effects of urbanization in rural China

    October 7, 2019

    A faculty member in Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department has been awarded a three-year grant to study urbanization in China and its effects on rural communities. Yi Wu, assistant professor in the department, will use the $286,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Cultural Anthropology Program to examine how villages and rural […]

  • Madi Howell of Clemson volleyball swabbing her cheeks to be added to the Project Life global bone marrow registry

    Project Life Movement comes into focus during Clemson’s Live Well Week

    September 23, 2019

    On Wednesday, Sept. 25, several groups will come together at Cox Plaza in front of Edgar A. Brown University Union to set up a health fair as part of Live Well Week on Clemson’s main campus. Among them is a Charlotte-based nonprofit organization called the Project Life Movement. The purpose behind Project Life is to […]

  • Professor receives honorary doctorate from Czech university in recognition of international community development work

    July 15, 2019

    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 […]

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    Associate Provost Sharon Nagy named American Council on Education fellow

    April 17, 2019

    The American Council on Education (ACE) named Sharon Nagy, associate provost for Global Engagement at Clemson University, an ACE Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. Following a nomination by the senior administration of their institutions and a rigorous application process, 39 Fellows were selected this year.

  • John "Mike" Coggeshall-Czech Republic

    Anthropology faculty appointed to semester-long visiting professorship in Prague

    April 15, 2019

    Mike Coggeshall has had several memorable experiences in the Czech Republic, but a single encounter with school children on a train stands out. Coggeshall was accompanying several Clemson students in the Czech Republic on a study abroad trip when he encountered a group of school children eager to practice the few English words they knew […]

  • Small Pope Robredo

    Clemson faculty, student work to prevent human trafficking recognized by Philippines vice president

    March 20, 2019

    A Clemson faculty member and graduate student recently met with Leni Robredo, vice president of the Philippines, to discuss human trafficking and specifically the online sexual exploitation of children in the country. Mark Small, chair of Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department; and Jason Pope, a graduate student in Clemson’s international family and community […]

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    Fulbright scholar from Clemson encouraging global citizenship among students after experience in Poland

    November 19, 2018

    Beatrice Bailey, professor of social studies education in Clemson’s College of Education, recently participated in a Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program exploring contemporary U.S.-Poland relations. The program is designed so that participants return to their institutions to develop projects that allow them to share their broadened knowledge and experiences with students and colleagues in the U.S. […]

  • Meghnaa Tallapragada

    Through work, research and life, Meghnaa Tallapragada stresses the importance of being multi-dimensional

    July 16, 2018

    From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]

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    Clemson alumna part of team bringing educator development to Zambia

    October 10, 2017

    Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]

  • Clemson School of Nursing to offer global health certificate

    July 8, 2015

    The Clemson University School of Nursing has established a global health certificate program, focused on health issues and outreach in low resource countries. Open to Clemson students from health-related disciplines, the 12-credit certificate will involve three courses and a four-week, study abroad experience providing health education to underserved international populations in collaboration with a local […]