Clemson, South Carolina – Clemson University graduate Amani Altwam has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Virginia. She is the first Madison Fellow for Clemson University and the only one for South Carolina. “I am incredibly honored to be selected for the Madison because they typically […]
It’s a stressful time to be providing an essential service in the front lines, whether it’s in the medical field, as a first responder or working at a grocery store. With schools and other services being closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus, many parents are scrambling to find somewhere safe for their children to […]
While Tillman Hall stands tall, the jovial energy once felt on Bowman field is eerily missing. Students search for a voice as their school spirit remains, but the reflection pond glistens in silence. The campus is empty, but the desire to learn and the concern for education remains strong for Clemson students during this global […]
Ilya Safro of Clemson University is working to create algorithms that combine the best of quantum computing and classical computing, a hybrid that could put quantum hardware a step closer to solving real-life problems. No one yet knows whether it will be possible to solve practical problems with quantum computers, a technology that for certain […]
To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]
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 […]
Kalyan Piratla opened a laptop computer while civil engineering Ph.D. student Harshit Shukla squatted next to a PVC pipe installed in a shallow trench about a mile from Clemson University’s main campus. Piratla and Shukla were demonstrating research that could allow utilities to continuously monitor water pipelines for leaks in near real-time without having to […]
There’s a reason Elizabeth McAfee became the go-to teacher during recess for students who needed to talk about their emotions or managing their anger. A well-developed sense of empathy is in her blood. Her father is the fourth-generation McAfee to serve as director of Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, so she didn’t just grow up around […]
Clemson’s College of Education has established the Teaching and Learning Online M.Ed. Award to recognize exemplary educators who show evidence and potential as a leader in their field. Leadership in the college’s teaching and learning department has recognized one graduate student from each of the M.Ed. program’s three specializations with the award. According to Cynthia […]
The Business of Innovation Pawdcast connects listeners with leading entrepreneurs and innovators who share their stories of bridging the gap between creative ideas and gaining business results. Each episode introduces leaders, entrepreneurs and educators who offer real-world advice and enlightening conversations about their career journeys.
For millions of years, symbiotic bacteria have lived inside the gill cells of Lucinidae clams found in seagrass meadows located mainly along tropical coasts, such as the Florida Keys. These bacteria play a crucial role in the clam’s survival while also contributing to the overall health of the seagrass in which the clams live. As important as the bacteria are, little was known about their makeup until now. Scientists at Clemson University have recently published a paper indicating that the bacteria are more taxonomically diverse than previously thought.
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 […]
Research conducted by Clemson University undergraduate students is being put to use at the new Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center, which is one of the first buildings constructed from cross-laminated timber made from southern yellow pine.
Clemson University chemistry faculty member Andy Tennyson has received a highly competitive National Research Council (NRC) Senior Research Associateship award to develop new materials for organic solar cells. The award enables Tennyson to take a yearlong sabbatical from Clemson to conduct his research in the Chemistry Research Center at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs beginning in January.
David Allison, director of the graduate program in Architecture + Health at Clemson University, has received two national honors as a leader in health care design and architecture: The American College of Healthcare Architects Lifetime Achievement Award and the Center for Health Design's Changemaker Award.