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  • S.C. Hospital Association awards grants to Clemson, USC health programs

    October 16, 2018

    The South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) has awarded Clemson University and the University of South Carolina $25,000 each to support the development of a high-quality health care workforce, with the potential for two additional years of funding at the same or higher level.

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    CDC grant supports Clemson program to address obesity epidemic

    October 15, 2018

    Obesity isn’t merely a health problem. In communities where four out of 10 adults are obese, it’s a health crisis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Clemson University and land-grant institutions in 14 other states have teamed up to tackle that crisis in some of the hardest-hit counties.

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    Clemson partners with SC State University to provide STEM education to at-risk youth

    September 18, 2018

    Clemson University, in partnership with SC State University, has received a five-year, $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming to at-risk youth in South Carolina.

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    Clemson research dollars support breakthroughs in water conservation, crop production

    September 12, 2018

    Scientists in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences and the university’s Public Service and Agriculture division were awarded more than $17 million in research grants during the 2018 fiscal year from an array of state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture and several South Carolina commodity boards.

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    U.S. News ranks Clemson among top 25 national public universities for 11th year

    September 10, 2018

    Clemson University is ranked among the top 25 national public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th year in a row. Clemson is No. 24 in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges Rankings released Monday.

  • New $3-million program could help close skills gap in advanced manufacturing

    September 10, 2018

    A skills gap that could leave as many as 2 million manufacturing jobs unfilled by 2025 is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that for the first time matches graduate students with technical college students on an assembly line built for research.

  • Sorghum is one of the world's leading "green" crops.

    Multidisciplinary team tackles agricultural threat to global food security

    September 6, 2018

    Weak corn and sorghum stalks cause the loss of about 20 percent of the crops in the U.S. annually, and Rajan Sekhon and Christopher McMahan of Clemson University’s College of Science are part of a multi-university consortium trying to find out why.

  • The Clemson University Nursing building opened Aug. 21.

    Clemson University School of Nursing unveils new $31.5 million education building at GHS

    August 21, 2018

    The Clemson University Nursing building, a $31.5 million education and research facility housing an expansion of Clemson’s baccalaureate nursing program at Greenville Health System (GHS), is open. A collaborative effort between GHS and Clemson, the program will help the two entities meet a growing need for nurses.

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    Clemson students love their school, The Princeton Review agrees

    August 6, 2018

    It’s not been a secret that students love Clemson University and now The Princeton Review agrees. In its newly released 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges,” The Princeton Review ranks Clemson No. 1 among surveyed colleges in the “These Students Love These Colleges” category.

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    Clemson education professors listen, learn on field trip to S.C.’s ‘Corridor of Shame’

    March 26, 2018

    Sixteen professors and administrators from Clemson University’s College of Education gathered in the cool morning hours in a parking lot behind Memorial Stadium March 5 where they loaded into two big white vans and hit the road for a two-day field trip into the heart of the Palmetto State. They were headed to the so-called “Corridor of Shame,” a string of 36 school districts along Interstate 95 that have struggled with historically inequitable school funding and poor student achievement, to get first-hand experience of some of South Carolina’s most rural and high poverty school districts and build lasting relationships with the leaders there.

  • U.S. News ranks Clemson College of Education No. 1 education graduate school in S.C.

    March 20, 2018

    U.S.News & World Report has ranked the Clemson University College of Education’s graduate programs as the best in South Carolina in its 2019 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The graduate school moved up four spots to rank 70th nationally among 385 private and public universities surveyed and No. 54 among public institutions only.

  • Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    New CU-ICAR leader plans to grow Clemson automotive research and education

    February 19, 2018

    The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.

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    Clemson launches advanced manufacturing research and workforce development hub in Greenville

    February 15, 2018

    Automotive researchers, students and manufacturers will work side by side developing and learning advanced manufacturing techniques at the new Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center that was unveiled Thursday in Greenville. Part of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and located in the Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation, the real-world research space will provide innovative manufacturing solutions and highly trained engineers and technicians for industry.

  • Clemson graduate students work together at CU-ICAR

    CU-ICAR is leading the way in building the automotive engineer of the future

    February 8, 2018

    The world is at the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. And Clemson is supplying the engineers that will help get us there.

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    Princeton Review names Clemson a ‘top college that pays you back’

    January 18, 2018

    The Princeton Review once again has named Clemson University one of the nation’s best institutions for students seeking a superior education with unparalleled career preparation at an affordable price. The educational service company touts Clemson’s faculty-to-student ratio, co-op and internship programs and campus life as key contributors to student success.