Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly organization for social scientists who study religion. It sponsors an annual conference each fall and publishes the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, which Olson edited for five years.
During a recent appearance at Clemson, noted food historian David Shields discussed "The Future of Flavor," saying that "ancient tastes do matter."
Clemson University’s Master of Public Administration program is ranked eighth in the nation by GraduatePrograms.com. The MPA program began in 1992 and became an online program in 2010.
Even though South Carolina is blessed with an abundance of rivers and lakes, growth has leaders wondering whether there’s enough water to go around.
Comical songwriter-humorist Carla Ulbrich, who is known as the "Singing Patient," will present the Calhoun Lecture Series' William H. Hunter Endowed Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Self Auditorium in the Strom Thurmond Institute. The program is free and open to the public.