Lesly A. Temesvari, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the biological sciences department in the College of Science, received Clemson University’s 2020 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research for her work on cell biology and eukaryotic pathogens. An internationally recognized leader, Temesvari’s overall goal is to understand the pathogenesis of the human protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, […]
Eager to generate more interest in fish and help mentor students, graduate research assistant John Cannaday helped lead a Creative Inquiry group researching how climate change is affecting yellow perch in South Carolina. “I had great mentors during my time as an undergraduate who encouraged me to become involved in fisheries research, and I wanted […]
Academia can create a cold and competitive culture, but those who know Greg Yarrow say he is proof positive that it isn’t a requirement. Excellence in university faculty might be measured in many ways — by knowledge imparted, by research conducted, by initiatives pushed forward — and those points all come up when students and […]
A Clemson University researcher has received funding to develop a novel technique to correct spinal deformities without anchoring rods to the spine with screws. Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and one of six faculty members in the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Joint […]
The chief engineer of a Clemson University team that designs, builds and races open-wheel race cars said that winning a Fulbright award will allow him to continue pursuing his dream of working on Formula One cars in the United Kingdom. Jonathan Vogel’s two years of service as chief engineer for Clemson Formula SAE came to […]
CLEMSON – For the fourth year in a row, Master of Architecture students have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE). Each year, the COTE Top Ten for Students competition honors sustainable design excellence, and this year Clemson students produced two of the 10 winning proposals from across […]
CLEMSON – Despite the closure of campus due to COVID-19, the annual Undergraduate Research Initiative Symposium competition in the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences continued as planned – just under a different format. The initiative began in 2018 to give students a chance to conduct research under the guidance of faculty […]
CLEMSON – Phosphorous is one of six essential nutrients for plants and a Clemson University doctoral candidate wants to show South Carolina farmers how organically growing cereal and pulse crops can improve nutrition while lowering production costs. Sarah Powers is a doctoral candidate in the Clemson Plant and Environmental Sciences Department. Her research focuses on […]
Three professors are leaving a legacy of teaching excellence and distinguished scholarship as they retire from the faculty of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. These individuals have a combined experience of almost 100 years of service to Clemson University. Thomas Kuehn, Professor Emeritus of History Thomas Kuehn has been a history professor at […]
Clemson University scientists have taken another step forward in their quest to find a cure for a notorious parasite that has infected more than 40 million Americans and many times that number around the world.
The Clemson University Palmetto Poll recently gathered data from South Carolina residents to gauge their concern regarding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the state and national response to it. In addition to providing a general glimpse into residents’ concerns with the pandemic, the survey revealed major differences in attitudes toward government response along partisan, racial and ethnic lines.
Elizabeth Rivlin, an associate professor in the English department at Clemson University, has been awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Rivlin received the $6,000 research grant to support her book project “Shakespeare and the American Middlebrow: Reading Publics, 1878-Present.” Her project was one of 224 recently selected by the […]
The role of Clemson Online is to provide instructional support for faculty, and that has never been more important than during the pandemic that forced the University to cease in-person classes. “Before the COVID-19 outbreak, many just saw us as a resource for online courses and programs,” said Anne Marie Rogers, associate director of learning […]
Biological sciences researcher Matthew Koski has received a three-year, $455,000 NSF grant to study how flowers adapt to heat and cold.
Clemson University researchers have helped discover an “important milestone” in developing heat-tolerant soybeans.