A faculty member in Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department has been awarded a three-year grant to study urbanization in China and its effects on rural communities. Yi Wu, assistant professor in the department, will use the $286,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Cultural Anthropology Program to examine how villages and rural […]
CLEMSON – Archaeology students and faculty have returned to Fort Hill this summer to carefully brush away layers of dirt in hopes of revealing some of the long-buried stories of Clemson’s complicated past. Students have been meticulously digging into the lush green lawn between the “Shoebox” dorms and the historic Fort Hill property—which was home […]
Mike Coggeshall has had several memorable experiences in the Czech Republic, but a single encounter with school children on a train stands out. Coggeshall was accompanying several Clemson students in the Czech Republic on a study abroad trip when he encountered a group of school children eager to practice the few English words they knew […]
Nikki Saylors may only be a few years removed from Clemson University, but this alumna is already making big waves in the upstate area as marketing director of Lake Hartwell Country and site manager for the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina. Saylors recently managed to find a few free minutes in her busy […]
Andrew Mannheimer's innovative approach to teaching makes him engaging. When he paces in front of a crowded lecture hall, he talks fast. He has a microphone in one hand while he gestures with the other; he attacks a lecture like an MC attacks a verse.
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 […]
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 […]
Beginning this fall, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences faculty will participate in departmental and college-level mentoring programs that will provide them with opportunities to attend a wide array of educational workshops in an effort to enhance professional development opportunities for faculty. The college-level program is designed to complement work already being done in […]
Jason Chavis never expected to work at a university, much less graduate from one. His road to Clemson was not easy. He grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington, and came from a divorced family. He hated school and had bad grades. Historically, education wasn’t a priority in his family. His father got his GED after […]
Leslie Hossfeld began her role as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences July 1, and she has wasted no time to hear from faculty and staff of the college as it prepares to enter a new academic year. She transitions to this role from Mississippi State University, where she served as […]
This fall, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences begins the fall semester with several new faculty members. College leadership is excited to welcome these faculty members, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. The new faculty members by department are as follows: Communication Ashley Pikel – […]
Students and faculty hope to unearth remnants that help tell the stories of the men, women and children who lived and worked as slaves during the antebellum era on the Fort Hill property on what now is the Clemson University campus. There will be a drop-in at the archaeological site where they are digging from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, to commemorate Juneteenth, which marks the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States.
Clemson professor Mike Coggeshall recently released a new book, “Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community," to shed light on the history of five generations of a family, their friends and neighbors and the freed slaves who founded the Pickens County community. He will sign copies of the book at Soapstone Church from noon to 3 p.m. this Saturday, June 16.
Being human. This Tiger brings his research of American regional and ethnic groups into the classroom. Knowing about the research helps garner understanding, respect and appreciation for cultural differences. Meet Mike Coggeshall. Name: John M. (“Mike”) Coggeshall Title: Professor of anthropology Years at Clemson: 30 years What I do at Clemson: As a professor, I […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony April 25. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Bianca Schuster, Department of […]