CLEMSON — Mathematician, magician and professor Arthur Benjamin brings his fast-paced presentation to campus, performing high-speed mental calculations, memorization tricks and other astounding math stunts. His talk, “The secrets of mental math,” will take place at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. The lecture is free and open […]
CLEMSON — Jenna Carpenter, who was named by Dreambox Learning as one of the “10 Women in STEM who Rock” along with Chelsea Clinton and IT executive Marissa Mayer, will speak on campus about women’s contributions to the history of computing. Her talk, “Top Secret: Women’s Contributions to the History of Computing,” will take place […]
CLEMSON — William Kimler, an associate professor of history at North Carolina State University, will speak on campus about Charles Darwin and his vast contributions to holistic sciences. Kimler’s talk will focus on the global natural history fields that were emerging in the mid-1800s, while highlighting the innovation Darwin brought to ecology and evolution. His lecture […]
CLEMSON – Marie Vitulli, Professor Emerita of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was the invited speaker for the Jan. 25 spring kickoff of the TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series. Vitulli’s lecture, titled “Algebra and Geometry Throughout History: A Symbiotic Relationship,” discussed the early beginnings of algebra and geometry in the Babylonian and Greek eras, […]
CLEMSON – In the pursuit of faculty and research excellence, the College of Science has rounded up a series of renowned scientists who will be on campus in Spring 2019 to share their stories and their studies. Here are the highlights: College of Science Lectures “Successful Scientific Publishing” – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Madren […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science is piloting a new seminar series in spring 2019, intended to equip SCIENCE students with the professional development skills they need to find enrichment opportunities available across the University. Dubbed SciencePREP – “Promoting Research, Engagement and Professionalism” – the seminar series was spearheaded by a collaboration between the College of Science’s Student Services and […]
CLEMSON – The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization has predicted that the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, prompting efforts from scientists to find ways to feed a growing number of people on a diminishing area of land. The subjects of overpopulation and sustainable intensification – more production with fewer impacts – […]
CLEMSON – With a number of events planned in the coming week, the College of Science is gearing up for busy days ahead. Saturday, March 10 – CBASS features college and high school students The Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS), held by the department of biological sciences, will occur in the Life Sciences […]
CLEMSON – Professor Melanie Cooper, the Lappan-Phillips Chair in the department of chemistry at Michigan State University, will return to Clemson University on Feb. 15 as the keynote speaker in the 2018 H. Garth Spencer Endowed Memorial Seminar. Cooper was a long-time faculty member at Clemson University before moving to Michigan State in 2012. Cooper’s […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, which showcases the scope of diversity among STEM scientists, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 lecture series. “TIGERS ADVANCE: Transforming the Institution through Gender Equity, Retention and Support” is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at reducing gender inequality […]
On Tuesday, the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and American Institute of Architects, Charleston Chapter, will hold another installment of its joint lecture series with a presentation by architect Burnette of Wendell Burnette Architects.
Refurbishing local parks. Restoring memorials. Creating new works of public art. Wednesday evening the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and American Institute of Architects, Charleston Chapter, will kick off its joint lecture series with a presentation by architect Walter Hood of Hood Design in Oakland, California, who will touch on many of the aforementioned topics. The lecture will be held at the Charleston Visitor’s Center Auditorium, 375 Meeting St., starting with a 5:30 p.m. reception followed by the 6 p.m. presentation by Hood.