The Division of Student Affairs honored outstanding students and organizations for the 2019-20 academic year virtually during the week of April 20-24. The award winners were announced on the Student Affairs Instagram account each day. “Congratulations are in order to all of these outstanding students and organizations,” said Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 — A newly created Veterans Alliance Fellowship will provide financial assistance to six student veterans pursuing graduate degrees from Clemson University beginning in Fall 2020. The fellowship is the result of a collaborative effort between Clemson’s development office, Military and Veteran Engagement and the Graduate School and has been made possible through private gifts from […]
CLEMSON — Biological Sciences graduate student Heather Andrews Walters is receiving the Clemson University Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award in Life Sciences—one of only two master’s thesis awards presented by the Graduate College across the entire campus. Walters thesis, “Phosphorylation of Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2-Alpha in Response to Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Nitrosative Stress in Entamoeba […]
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 […]
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.
Jodi Cox has joined the staff of the Graduate School as the director of graduate training and mentoring. In this role, Cox will direct and manage programs and services for GRAD 360°, the Graduate School’s comprehensive professional development program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Cox will be responsible for developing new weekly training opportunities for graduate students […]
The Division of Student Affairs named its 2018-19 award winners during a short recognition ceremony Tuesday in the Hendrix Student Center. Four annual awards were presented to five individuals prior to a directors meeting. “These individuals have made a difference throughout the campus and the community,” said Mandy Hays, assistant vice president for Campus Life. […]
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 […]
Divine Maloney slipped a virtual reality headset over his eyes and was immediately transported from his Clemson University lab to a construction site where he started nailing together digital beams of lumber. Later, he turned to talk to two virtual supervisors, Sam and Juan, who were standing next to two signs, one that said “Danger” […]
Ambassador Kristie A. Kenney, a Clemson alum who has represented the United States abroad as Ambassador three times and served in senior positions at the State Department and the White House, will visit Clemson University to share her expertise and insight on October 8-9. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to hear […]
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 […]
Clemson University’s academic year will officially begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, during the University Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshman, transfer and graduate students, faculty and staff and community members are invited to the ceremonies and to hear remarks from Thomas (Tom) F. Chapman (‘65), retired chairman and chief executive officer of Equifax Inc., and Clemson President James P. Clements.