Play pioneers who were among the first US Play Coalition keynote speakers will be featured at the 10th Anniversary Conference on the Value of Play, “Play for Life.” The conference will be held at Clemson’s Madren Conference Center and Inn March 31-April 3. The conference brings together leading play researchers and advocates from across the nation and world to share the latest research and practices in the field of play. It includes educational sessions, grant opportunities, dozens of renowned speakers and opportunities for play.
Researchers will spend the next few years on and off the trails of the Clemson University Experimental Forest to better understand its value to the numerous audiences that use it. Faculty and students from the parks, recreation and tourism management department expect to emerge with findings that will help illustrate how the forest is used and aid in its future management.
CENTRAL — The Clemson Experimental Forest will hold its annual Forest Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in the Lake Issaqueena area. This is the fourth year for the event. There will be activities for adults and children, including guided hikes, nature walks, scavenger hunts, wildlife encounters, waterfall views, canoeing and kayaking, […]
A Clemson University faculty member is a coauthor of the newest publication from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences that offers insights and recommendations to increase the role of scientists in times of disaster. Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, and coauthor Rita R. Colwell, former director of the National Science Foundation and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, intend the report to aid in better individual and institutional decisions in times of crisis.
Clemson's Summer Scholars program will run for eight weeks this summer starting June 2 and offer a wide variety of courses, from Professional Golf Management to Exploring Mammalian Cell Culture. The program allows middle and high school students to get an early sense of what the college experience--both academically and culturally--is all about, and the program has increased the number of courses it offers in order to add variety.
Kathy Dubber was falling all the time. Though she hasn’t had a major injury yet, it still scared her. And with both knees now replaced, it’s more difficult for her to get up from a low chair or the floor. “I felt like I could use some more mobility,” said Dubber, who lives in Walhalla. […]
Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Clemson University are joining forces to create Clemson’s newest lecture series, which will debut during the spring 2019 semester. Hosted by new CBSHS Dean Leslie Hossfeld, the inaugural Dean’s Lecture Series will showcase CBSHS research and outreach to […]
The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]
Clemson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management recently hosted a group of scientists from across the country that convened to discuss visitor use management in parks and protected areas. Learn more about this issue from some of the greatest minds in the field!
What do Clemson professor Denise Anderson and the fictional Leslie Knope of the Parks and Recreation Department of the fictional Pawnee, Indiana, have in common? Watch to find out.
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored five individuals for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of local, state and national parks during the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 23. Among those honored were a U.S. National Park Service regional director, the leader of an African-American […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated scholarship by faculty across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which will be displayed outside of the dean’s office for the remainder of the semester. Eric Muth, associate dean for […]
This Tiger currently oversees Experience Clemson in downtown Greenville, where she helps to create a hub for the Clemson Family. Meet Ellis Burnett.
Located on the highly visible ground-floor space in the One Building on Main Street in Greenville, Experience Clemson has undergone a renovation and revamping. The glass-fronted space will have a grand reopening Friday, Sept. 28, as a welcome center where visitors can connect to Clemson University’s people, places, programs and traditions.
Faculty in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department are currently seeking well-qualified applicants for Ph.D. and M.S. assistantships starting in Fall 2019. These assistantships provide a competitive stipend to on-campus students and include a full tuition wavier. Most assistantships are for a nine-month academic year and 10-20 hours of work per week. Assistantships are […]