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    Clemson researcher studies organic agriculture soil challenges

    October 27, 2020

    Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.

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    Clemson University and S.C. Botanical Garden to hold Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) virtual celebration

    October 19, 2020

    Clemson University and the South Carolina Botanical Garden hold their third annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration on Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom.

  • At the IEA Brain Health Club, Clemson students work with participants in a variety of activities, such as music, art therapy and games.

    Clemson Institute for Engaged Aging program receives national award

    October 17, 2020

    A Clemson University program that supports individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) has received national recognition for its impact in Pickens County. The Brain Health Club, developed by the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging (IEA), recently received an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), which […]

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    Clemson students raise over $43,000 for Anderson Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    October 14, 2020

    The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, looked different this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, instead of gathering for a large in-person event in Anderson, individuals and small groups walked on sidewalks, tracks and trails wherever they chose on Saturday, October 10.

  • Increasing engagement: Clemson Extension is answering citizens’ needs during pandemic

    October 9, 2020

    As online offerings continue, Clemson Extension is preparing to reopen county offices under modified operations based on S.C. DHEC data.

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    Clemson offers Food Safety for Donated Foods webinar

    October 5, 2020

    During this time of uncertainty, many people are donating food or are working or volunteering in food banks, food pantries or soup kitchens.

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    Sullivan Center offers flu shots every Friday through October

    September 30, 2020

    The Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering drive-through flu shots every Friday in October starting Oct. 2 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Drive-through shots will be located in Lot C-2 at the corner of Williamson Road and Perimeter Road. For Clemson employees and other individuals on the State Health Plan, flu shots are free. […]

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    Clemson Rural Health to expand outreach to house multiple health programs, address health disparities across rural South Carolina counties

    September 28, 2020

    The Joseph F. Sullivan Center has performed health outreach in rural communities on behalf of Clemson University for nearly four decades, but the growth in the work our college does in the area of rural health is no longer limited to what a single center can do. Leadership in our college now envisions the Sullivan Center among many as a spoke on a wheel. The hub of that wheel is a new, comprehensive infrastructure of programs and services dubbed Clemson Rural Health, which will act as an organizing framework for health service delivery and clinics as well as collaborative work involving health outreach and community development projects. Learn more about our expanding outreach efforts and to hear the personal stories of those involved and those who have benefitted from the work we’ve done.

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    Preparing the next generation of technological talent in advanced manufacturing; coming out of COVID-19 stronger

    September 28, 2020

    With $4 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a new project called A2 proposes to build on the success of Clemson University’s Center for Aviation and Automotive Technological Education using Virtual E-Schools (CA2VES). The current COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting impact on education have increased awareness of the need to address the challenges of learning online not only in the current situation but also for potentially disruptive situations in the future. To address this environment,  A2 will allow CA2VES and its partners to expand on their unparalleled success in the design and development of high-quality, cost-effective e-learning tools for automotive and aviation manufacturing workforce education, two of the United States’ largest tech industries.

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    New academy at Clemson Outdoor Lab provides support to upstate parents navigating virtual learning

    September 24, 2020

    A new academy at the Clemson University Outdoor Lab is providing support to Upstate parents whose children are alternating between virtual and in-person learning or are learning entirely at home this fall. Starting Oct. 5, the Outdoor Lab Academy will serve as a safe place for up to 30 school-aged children to stay on track with their school assignments and get valuable social time with their peers between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., while also giving parents the time they need to focus on their work.

  • For the next three years, the grant will fund education for nurse practitioners who apply for this opportunity within the School of Nursing, as part of the grant-funded program Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW).

    Clemson School of Nursing creates new Alliance for nurse practitioners in rural areas

    September 21, 2020

    Nurse practitioners in Appalachia are more isolated geographically and experience different hardships than those serving patients in more urban areas, but now these nurse professionals will have access to a new resource for professional development, continuing education and networking through an alliance based in the Clemson University School of Nursing. The Appalachian American Alliance of Nurse Practitioners (AAANP) is a new initiative designed to act as a networking and educational resource for nurse practitioners who work in Appalachian areas.

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    Clemson researchers developing technologies to improve agricultural water-use efficiency

    September 21, 2020

    Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.

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    Clemson rejoins forces with collaborative group to kick-start small grains program

    September 21, 2020

    A partnership with a cohort of Southeastern land-grant research universities is helping Clemson clear a major hurdle toward reviving its small grains breeding program: gathering the material to get started. The Southeastern University Small Grains Cooperative Breeding Program (SunGrains) brings together programs from member universities across the region to maximize funding and research opportunities and share resources and royalties.

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    Education researchers to partner with rural schools to make computer science accessible, fun for middle schoolers

    September 21, 2020

    A group of researchers from the Clemson University College of Education will use a more-than-$950,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to partner with rural schools in South Carolina to make computer science fun and accessible to middle school students and those with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. The research aims to help these students hone computer science skills that will likely be useful in many facets of their everyday lives, which researchers say can be achieved through a strong partnership with teachers.

  • School of Architecture launches student-to-student mentoring

    September 9, 2020

    The Clemson University School of Architecture recently initiated a student-to-student mentoring program that will help first-year students adjust to the rigors of design studies. Architecture classes emphasize teamwork and long-term self-directed projects, offering new challenges to students who only recently graduated from high school. More than 35 returning architecture students – juniors, seniors and graduate […]