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  • 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 […]

  • Price and her students measure body shape with both calipers and photos.

    Big or small: Research describes how fish get their shapes

    August 30, 2018

    Samantha Price, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson University, is recording the shapes and sizes of the fishes at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as part of her research aimed at understanding the factors that control body-shape diversity.

  • Freshman and transfer students joined faculty, staff and guests at the Victor Hurst Convocation.

    Clemson University welcomes new students for 125th academic year

    August 20, 2018

    Monday morning’s University Convocation marked the beginning of the collegiate experience for more than 5,000 incoming freshman and transfer students. More than 1,800 graduate students are also starting their journey to master’s or doctoral degrees.

  • Trudy Mackay, director of the Center for Human Genetics, explains her research at the official opening of the center. Listening in the front row are Robert Anholt, Provost’s Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Biochemistry and director of Faculty Excellence Initiatives in the College of Science (left), President James P. Clements and College of Science Founding Dean Cynthia Young.

    Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics opens its doors to the world

    August 8, 2018

    The Clemson Center for Human Genetics officially opened for business Tuesday evening, celebrating with an enthusiastic gathering of supporters who met with scientists and toured the state-of-the-art facility. Piloted by a cadre of researchers equipped with world-class laboratories and technologically advanced instrumentation, Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics has successfully landed on the global stage – both in talent and scope.

  • 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 […]

  • SC State-Clemson logos

    Clemson, SC State to offer five-year dual-degree program in physics

    June 28, 2018

    Physics students at South Carolina State University will be able to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years as part of a new dual-degree program with Clemson University. Undergraduate physics students will study at SC State for three years, then transfer to Clemson University, earning a bachelor’s degree from SC State and their master’s degree from Clemson by the end of the fifth year thanks to a new agreement between the schools that leaders signed Thursday.

  • A girl works on her boat.

    Youngsters learn value of preserving Earth while building autonomous boats at CU-ICAR

    June 27, 2018

    A boat that drives itself and picks up trash from the ocean? That’s the stuff of science fiction, but it’s reality for a dozen lucky Upstate elementary, middle and high school students who are building their own autonomous boats in a Clemson University summer camp.

  • Graduate student Anthony Santilli is the lead author on the team's publication.

    Small molecule shown to target bacteria in the gut microbiome, affecting disease

    June 21, 2018

    Researchers at Clemson University have uncovered a drug molecule that can alter the levels of bacteria present in the gut – specifically a strain that is linked to the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk children.

  • EnterPrize, MBA, competition, entrepreneurs

    Next great ideas successfully pitched by enterprising MBAs

    June 20, 2018

    Identifying a marketplace need and meeting it can make for a successful business venture. The three winners of Clemson University’s sixth annual MBAe EnterPrize competition believe their startups are destined for success in satisfying the needs of military personnel, landowners/hunters and a generation on the move.

  • close up image of student holding his cap on his heart with the 2018 tassle showing

    Clemson awards 1,800 degrees, honorary doctorate to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley

    May 10, 2018

    Clemson University conferred more than 1,800 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Thursday. Among the recipients was Nikki Haley (’94), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna, who was awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities before addressing College of Business and College of Education graduates in the afternoon.

  • Diamond Brown advises a student athlete.

    A lesson in momentum: Diamond Brown ’18

    May 7, 2018

    The athlete within Diamond Brown refuses to take a step back, but that always-competitive drive has helped her find her perfect career as a student-athlete adviser. Graduating Clemson with a Master of Education in Counselor Education, Brown now has a set of tools to student athletes get to where they need to be.

  • Five students will become the first graduates of The Zucker Family Graduate Education Center May 10.

    Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston now realizing its vision

    April 25, 2018

    Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month, Helfter and four others will become the first graduates of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, part of Clemson University’s Restoration Institute innovation campus in North Charleston.

  • Rendering of the Interconnect building's exterior - white brick, two-story.

    Graduate students earn national award for sustainable design excellence

    April 23, 2018

    For the second year in a row, a Clemson University School of Architecture studio project has been selected as a winner of the COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition. The award is given annually by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture in recognition of student work that displays sustainable design at the highest level.

  • Sikes Hall

    Clemson University trustees approve academic, athletic plans in quarterly meeting

    April 20, 2018

    Clemson University’s board of trustees approved plans for several athletic facilities and academic programs in its quarterly meetings on campus this week.

  • Vice President for Student Affairs Almeda Jacks

    Student Affairs holds annual award breakfast and recognition ceremony

    April 10, 2018

    The Division of Student Affairs held its 2018 award breakfast and recognition ceremony on Tuesday in the Hendrix Center. Awards were announced by Marijohn Boyd and Jeff Hahn from the Office of Community and Ethical Standards, while Vice President Almeda Jacks presented plaques to each of the winners. “I had the good fortune of working […]