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  • Photo of Lt. Benjamin J. Winter

    Clemson Young Alumni Council presents Lt. Benjamin J. Winter, USN, of Norfolk with the 2019 Roaring10 young alumni award

    October 17, 2019

    The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Lt. Benjamin J. Winter, USN, of Norfolk with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.

  • S.C. Botanical Garden to mark Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1

    October 10, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its second annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at the garden.

  • This year's faculty award winners are (from left, clockwise): Chris Norfolk, Brian Malloy, Fei Peng, Srikanth Pilla, Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Mark Blenner and John Saylor.

    Top faculty members honored in awards ceremony

    October 4, 2019

    It’s always a special time when some of South Carolina’s brightest minds gather in one place, but an Oct. 4 ceremony just off Lake Hartwell was especially notable for the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Eight faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements. […]

  • Alireza Zarei, a Ph.D. student, competes in a poster contest.

    Students compete in ‘Insight @ BMW’ poster contest

    October 4, 2019

    Erik Antonio, a graduate student in materials science and engineering at Clemson University, won the poster contest at “Insight @ BMW,” an Automotive Circle Conference in Greenville. The contest was organized by Laine Mears, the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing at Clemson University. Antonio’s poster was titled, “Solving adhesive problems in 3D printed structures.” […]

  • Cam Walters (middle) joins four other members of Central Spirit prior to the Clemson football opener against Georgia Tech on Aug. 29, 2019

    Student Affairs Talk: Cam Walters

    September 3, 2019

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is First Friday Parade director Cam Walters, a sophomore engineering major. — Cam Walters was looking for […]

  • Logo for Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

    Nephron partners with Clemson to meet hospitals’ growing pharmaceutical demands

    August 12, 2019

    Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is partnering with Clemson University to create a robotic solution for syringe-filling automation to enhance sterile manufacturing in the pharmaceutical production process and keep up with growing hospital demands.

  • Fadi Abdeljawad (center) talks with graduate students Maher Alghalayin (left) and Hyunsoo Lee in Abdeljawad's office.

    Research could help develop new metal alloys

    June 12, 2019

    It’s impossible to see with the naked eye, but metals at high temperatures show a behavior similar to soap bubbles– and understanding how that works is central to the research Fadi Abdeljawad is conducting at Clemson University. Abdeljawad, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is developing theoretical and computational models that explain how metals respond […]

  • Members of the Clemson Rocketry Team hold their creation at the 2018 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.

    Excitement builds as students count down to two rocket launches in a week

    June 10, 2019

    Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.

  • Photo of the DGX-2

    World-class data science server to amplify Clemson’s supercomputer

    April 22, 2019

    Faculty from the College of Science and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences have secured a $316,000 grant from the Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research to purchase the world’s newest and best server in the scientific supercomputing market for Clemson University.

  • This year’s college level awardees posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after the Honors and Awards ceremony. Those standing are (left to right) Julia Ann Funk, Hailey N. Mundell, Thomas L. Randall, John Kimsey, Gramopadhye, Jake Flynn, Sakib Mahmud Khan, Gabriel S. Carillo, Sarah Baum and Sarah E. Sandler. Those seated are (left to right) Hannah Cash, Morgan Witherspoon and Alison McRory Balthaser.

    Top students lauded in awards ceremony

    April 12, 2019

    Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]

  • Jerry Dempsey remembered for what he gave back to his alma mater

    March 12, 2019

    Mechanical engineering alumnus Jerry Dempsey met with powerful leaders and traveled the world during a career that included one top executive post after another. One trip, though, stands out not for what happened in the boardroom, but for the souvenir he brought home. Dempsey remembered that he was near a university in Moscow when a […]

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    Cotton Bowl: Clemson and Notre Dame team up for research

    December 20, 2018

    When Clemson takes on Notre Dame in the 2018 Cotton Bowl, a berth in the national championship game will be at stake. But on the universities’ respective campuses, teams of researchers are working together – Tiger and Fighting Irish – to tackle some heavy-hitting science and societal issues. Here, we present three collaborations that transcend the gridiron.

  • December 2018 graduate Madeline Cordell in front of the Trustee House for a photo shoot.

    Graduation spotlight: Cordell’s late nights pay off

    December 19, 2018

    You’ll have to forgive Madeline Cordell if she seems a little anxious for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. commencement at Clemson University. After all, the graduating senior has had a close brush with embarrassment before. “I almost took out the principal at my high school graduation,” she laughed. “I always seem to trip when I’m on stage. My family’s waiting to see what will happen. Maybe I’ll wear flip flops instead of heels.”

  • Seven scientists win CAREER awards

    December 13, 2018

    For the second year in a row, seven Clemson University faculty members received 2018 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Development Awards, one of the most prestigious awards to young faculty. From adapting the art of Japanese origami to structural engineering to predicting the earth’s response to space storms, these Clemson assistant professors apply their […]

  • Ken Smith said that when he first started giving to Clemson he took some advice: "Just start, give what you can now and grow it from there."

    Ken Smith keeps his alma mater close

    November 7, 2018

    The late Bert Henderson had a suggestion for Ken Smith about 25 years ago, when he was beginning to consider how he could give back to his alma mater, Clemson University. “Just start, give what you can now and grow it from there,” said Henderson, who was associate athletic director and director of IPTAY Planned […]