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  • Michaela Knox (left) and Ashni Bhojwani (right)

    Criminal justice, psychology students selected as finalists for national Truman Scholarship competition

    March 11, 2020

    Two students from the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department and psychology department are finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michaela Knox and Ashni Bhojwani were two of 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are the only finalists from South Carolina. The Truman Scholarship, named in […]

  • Beginning in January, criminal justice professor Bryan Miller will conduct research and teach in Finland as part of a Fulbright program.

    Clemson to research best practices in law enforcement response to individuals with mental health disorders

    November 20, 2019

    Clemson University faculty and police have received a grant award from the 2019 Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program to design a strategy that improves responses and connection to treatment for people with mental health disorders. The focus of the research project will be Clemson University and surrounding areas, including Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties.

  • Shelia Cotten

    Michigan State University professor to lead research development at Clemson

    November 6, 2019

    An experienced researcher, professor and leader at Michigan State University has been tapped to help generate more opportunities for the Clemson University research community. 

  • This year, CBSHS leadership recognized seven faculty members for outstanding publications.

    CBSHS recognizes outstanding research publications

    October 8, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated faculty research across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which are displayed outside of the dean’s office. This is the second group of faculty recognized for their recent publications. College […]

  • Clemson researcher awarded NSF grant to study effects of urbanization in rural China

    October 7, 2019

    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 […]

  • A man holds up a decorative round piece of brass, with dirt all over it and his hands

    Clemson archaeology students return to the earth to reveal the stories of those enslaved on University property

    June 17, 2019

    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 […]

  • Two Hispanic-American brothers, each wearing glasses and backward baseball caps, pose with their arms around each other

    Degrees of success: For three sets of brothers, the Emerging Scholars Program created an unexpected path to Clemson

    June 4, 2019

    For three sets of brothers — the Figueroas, the Polites and the Orrs — who all made the Emerging Scholars journey and wound up enrolled at Clemson together, the program helped the University become a vital part of life for entire families that never would have envisioned being Tigers a few short years ago.

  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs, Denise Anderson, addresses CBSHS faculty and staff at the annual awards ceremony.

    CBSHS recognizes faculty, staff for leadership and achievement

    May 20, 2019

    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 May 3. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Wendi Mattson, CBSHS Associate […]

  • CBSHS student awards

    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences honors students for academic achievement

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the third annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Students who received College Awards during the ceremony included: Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Nolan Lennon, Department of Public Health Sciences Phi […]

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    Clemson students to participate in prestigious army internship in Germany

    April 23, 2019

    Two Clemson students will be headed to Stuttgart, Germany, for a summer internship experience that only nine students across the U.S. have earned. Madison Beasenburg, a junior criminal justice major, and Regina Koesters, a junior communication major, are both participating in the prestigious United States European Command (EUCOM) Volunteer Internship Program, which is designed for […]

  • John "Mike" Coggeshall-Czech Republic

    Anthropology faculty appointed to semester-long visiting professorship in Prague

    April 15, 2019

    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 […]

  • Three women stand in a dorm room laughing.

    Meet four RAs who love shaping on-campus communities

    March 29, 2019

    It takes a certain kind of student leader to turn a residence hall into a home. For Clemson University Resident Assistants, community building comes with the job.

  • Official portrait of Leslie Hossfeld. photo by Russ Houston at Mississippi State University

    CBSHS Dean Hossfeld honored for lifetime achievement in sociology

    March 19, 2019

    Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has received the North Carolina Sociological Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Discipline of Sociology. Hossfeld received the award at the organization’s annual meeting last month at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Pembroke. During her time as a […]

  • CBSHS alumni profile: Nikki Saylors, ‘15

    March 13, 2019

    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 […]

  • Beginning in January, criminal justice professor Bryan Miller will conduct research and teach in Finland as part of a Fulbright program.

    Criminal justice professor to study how Finland handles novel drugs

    December 13, 2018

    Clemson criminal justice professor Bryan Miller is set to travel to Finland next month to study how the country’s justice system responds to online and new drug markets. As one of more than 30 Americans to participate in the Fulbright Finland program, Miller will spend five months at the University of Tampere, where he will […]