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  • Spacesuit

    CU scientists create multipurpose batteries that could make it easier to get around on Mars

    August 31, 2020

    Electrifying research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit, or even a Mars rover.

  • Clemson psychology professor elected to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Board of Directors

    August 26, 2020

    June J. Pilcher, Alumni Distinguished Professor of psychology at Clemson University, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. In this role, Pilcher will represent the membership of Phi Kappa Phi while also […]

  • CBSHS welcomed 18 new faculty this year.

    CBSHS welcomes 18 new faculty members

    August 21, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences welcomed 18 new faculty members across six departments this year, who will help the college continue to achieve its mission of building people and communities. Some of these faculty were previously part-time in the college, and the college is excited to have expanded their roles to a […]

  • Headshot of Mohamed Attia

    Chemistry researcher wins Clemson University’s top award for postdoctoral fellows

    August 20, 2020

    CLEMSON – A chemist who uses miniature materials to make big discoveries is Clemson University’s top postdoctoral fellow in 2020. Mohamed Attia has been awarded the Clemson University Distinguished Postdoctoral Award, which recognizes outstanding performance in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach and teaching. “I feel very honored and flattered to receive this honor. It’s awesome!” […]

  • Clemson fall field days will be online in 2020

    August 19, 2020

    Clemson University Research and Education Centers (RECs) will hold their first-ever Virtual Fall Field Days this year to inform the public of important research while protecting people from COVID-19.

  • David Freedman says his wastewater tests are like the “canary in the coal mine” that can help administrators make informed decisions about what they need to do to protect the public’s health.

    Wastewater testing provides an early warning of community coronavirus levels, researcher says

    August 17, 2020

    Clemson researcher is testing coronavirus levels in wastewater on the University’s main campus and in the surrounding community to provide an early warning system that shows how fast the virus is spreading.

  • Grain sorghum is shown in a field at Clemson's Pee Dee research station.

    Clemson researcher studying sorghum’s resistance to fall armyworm

    August 17, 2020

    Clemson researcher part of team of researchers who hope to unlock the mystery of sorghum’s natural defenses against the fall armyworm.

  • App created by Clemson researcher uses photos of dead bodies, roadkill to help forensic teams determine time of death

    August 17, 2020

    A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows users to enter observations, photos and other information related to geography and crime scene data when uncovering human or animal remains. After years of use, app developers hope the data collected will allow a near-instant estimate of time of death in the field.

  • Scenic view of waterways around Edisto Island.

    Clemson seeks community input into cleanup plan for Edisto waterways

    August 10, 2020

    Clemson’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation and Clemson Extension are working with local and state agencies to create a community-driven watershed plan for the area — a first step toward reducing pollution and improving water quality for the Edisto community.

  • Jun Yi in lab

    Clemson researchers shed light on the building blocks for next-generation LED displays

    August 10, 2020

    Three teams of researchers at Clemson University have joined forces to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding perovskite nanocrystals, which are semiconductors with numerous applications, including LEDs, lasers, solar cells and photodetectors.

  • Rebecca MacPherson stands next to a van.

    Unexpectedly, fruit flies help a graduate student spread her wings

    August 10, 2020

    As a graduate student at the Clemson Center for Human Genetics, Rebecca MacPherson has been able to foster research and outreach collaborations with the Greenwood Genetic Center.

  • Two smiling students in business attire standing in front of a presentation board that displays information about their project

    The Fourth Annual Clemson Creative Inquiry Summer Showcase goes virtual on August 17

    August 6, 2020

    The Office of Creative Inquiry and Undergraduate Research is committed to engaging students in research activities across campus – and at home. The University’s Creative Inquiry and Undergraduate Research programs engage more than 4,500 undergraduate students, in all academic disciplines, in team-based research and experiential learning each year. The Summer Creative Inquiry and Undergraduate Research programs will culminate in […]

  • Lily Shen, Finance, assistant professor

    Tight landlord regs may result in homelessness rise, Clemson study says

    August 6, 2020

    Though strict landlord regulation may result in fewer evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, research by a Clemson University professor cautions that too much protection for tenants could result in fewer and more expensive rental properties, prompting increased homelessness.

  • John Pursley honored with SC Arts Commission fellowship

    August 5, 2020

    John Pursley III, a senior lecturer in English at Clemson University, was recently awarded a fellowship by the South Carolina Arts Commission in support of his latest project, a book-length poem that reflects on tumultuous change in America. Pursley, who is also director of the Clemson Literary Festival, was one of only two writers to […]

  • Two men hold automotive parts, inspecting them together.

    A driving force of industry-shifting innovations

    August 4, 2020

    Srikanth Pilla, Jenkins Endowed Professor of Automotive Engineering and founding director of the new Clemson Composites Center, has brought forward his industry-shifting innovations to improve the everyday lives of students, researchers and global industry.