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  • Campus community invited to watch fast-paced graduate student competition

    November 9, 2020

    When you’re passionate about your research, you enjoy an opportunity to talk about it with your colleagues. When that opportunity is only three minutes long, and you have to make your research understandable to everyone, it’s a little more challenging. For the audience, though, it’s a lot more fun. Clemson’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition […]

  • Clemson builds advanced composites reputation with new research center

    September 29, 2020

    In response to industry demand, Clemson University has partnered with the State of South Carolina to launch a full-spectrum advanced materials research and development center to drive breakthrough innovation for the state’s automotive, aerospace, defense and energy clusters.

  • A student wearing a cloth face mask works at a table covered with rows of face shield parts

    Preparing PPE for health providers and first responders; leveraging Clemson’s talent pool and resources

    May 27, 2020

    Clemson University faculty and staff are using their expertise, creativity and the generosity of their community to prepare for the phased return to campus after the COVID-19 pandemic moved the University to modified operations. As one of the premier research universities in the nation, Clemson is fortunate to have resources and a tightly knit pool of experts to draw from as well as an army of people ready to jump to the aid of fellow Tigers at a moment’s notice.

  • Richards and O'Connell at white board

    Clemson researchers use genome sequencing to unravel role of fungi in early childhood dental health

    April 6, 2020

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — Although mostly preventable, tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in children worldwide, particularly in developing countries. If left untreated, cavities can be painful and may negatively affect a young child’s overall health, development and quality of life. Clemson University College of Science researchers recently conducted a study […]

  • Melissa Munoz in Colombia

    Clemson PhD student in horticulture takes international stage for third consecutive year

    March 12, 2020

    Melissa Muñoz, a doctoral student and research assistant with the Plant and Environmental Sciences department at Clemson University, left her mark at the 2019 Siflor International Symposium of Horticulture in Quito, Ecuador, by presenting on her rose crop and Botrytis fungus research for the third consecutive year. The two previous years, Muñoz presented at the […]

  • A group of seven people stand in front of a large digital screen

    U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Joseph Semsar visits alma mater Clemson

    March 9, 2020

    Joseph C. Semsar, acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the International Trade Administration (ITA) and a Clemson alumnus, recently paid a visit to his alma mater as part of an official two-day trip to the Upstate.

  • Psychology grad student wins national tech, industry scholarship, one step closer to career goals

    October 24, 2019

    With more companies and even the military investing in virtual reality (VR) training, simulator sickness is also a reality – one that often creates a roadblock to this kind of training. Understanding this dynamic, Clemson psychology graduate student Sarah Beadle is a on a mission to find out viable solutions to people feeling sick in […]

  • Portrait of Jordan Eagle, physics grad student

    Clemson grad student earns fellowship to explore origins of cosmic rays

    September 26, 2019

    When she was a young child, Clemson astrophysics graduate student Jordan Eagle enjoyed viewing the stars and planets with her father. “Looking through the telescope with him really ignited my interest in the universe,” she said. In January, Eagle will begin a two-year research project at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, courtesy of a Chandra X-ray Observatory pre-doctoral fellowship, which provides her with funding to complete her doctoral work.

  • Ellen Francis is a gradute student in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

    Doctoral public health student wins American Society for Nutrition award

    June 25, 2019

    Ellen Francis, a doctoral candidate in the Applied Health Research and Evaluation program within the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University, is a winner of the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Competition. Also, a predoctoral Intramural Research Training Award fellow at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child […]

  • Jenny Presgraves displaying her research.

    Clemson doctoral student participates in the Farm Foundation Round Table

    April 10, 2019

    CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson University animal and veterinary science doctoral student, Jenny Presgraves, was one of six North American participants to lead an invitational discussion forum at the Farm Foundation Round Table in San Mateo, CA in January. The Farm Foundation Round Table meets twice annually to provide a forum for discussion and interaction among […]

  • Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University

    December 6, 2018

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • Lori Dickes - Policy Studies

    At home in political science, Clemson’s Ph.D. in policy studies allows graduates to shape policy in South Carolina and beyond

    September 4, 2018

    Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]

  • Researcher Marion Clement holds a barred owl.

    Barred owls’ move to the ‘burbs gets researcher’s attention

    July 3, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — It’s dusk, the second week of March, 2018. The rumble of traffic from Highway 76 crawls through a thin line of trees and into the Hyatt family’s spacious backyard in suburban Clemson, South Carolina. A persistent, chilly breeze blows as the Hyatts and a few friends prepare to watch a cadre […]

  • Katherine Treadaway with Mr. & Mrs. Rossini at Forum 2018

    Clemson student awarded Rossini Scholarship for fifth consecutive year

    May 7, 2018

    Clemson University Graphic Communications Student Katherine Treadaway Wins First Place Flexographic Printing Research Award CLEMSON – The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is proud to congratulate Clemson University Graphic Communications student, Katherine Treadaway, for accepting the Rossini Scholarship at this year’s Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Forum. This is the fifth consecutive year that […]

  • Image of the high-fidelity OR prototype created by Clemson and MUSC

    Clemson, MUSC share gains made in OR design project

    January 25, 2018

    A joint research team including faculty from Clemson and MUSC unveiled a high-fidelity, mockup operating room at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston today. The OR prototype is based on three years’ worth of research of past literature on OR functionality; observation of best practices in updated, modernized ORs; and input from nurses, doctors and anesthesiologists on how the new OR should function.