Stories tagged with "Students"

  • Clams in hand

    Clemson research indicates abundance of microbe diversity key to healthy coastal ecosystem

    November 4, 2019

    For millions of years, symbiotic bacteria have lived inside the gill cells of Lucinidae clams found in seagrass meadows located mainly along tropical coasts, such as the Florida Keys. These bacteria play a crucial role in the clam’s survival while also contributing to the overall health of the seagrass in which the clams live. As important as the bacteria are, little was known about their makeup until now. Scientists at Clemson University have recently published a paper indicating that the bacteria are more taxonomically diverse than previously thought.

  • Clemson University has a new ice cream flavor, Flying Tiger, available only at the '55 Exchange on campus.

    Clemson ’55 Exchange introduces its newest Wild Tiger signature ice cream flavor

    October 31, 2019

    CLEMSON – Just when your taste buds thought it couldn’t get any better, Clemson University has a new signature ice cream flavor. “Flying Tiger” is part of Clemson Ice Cream’s new Wild Tiger line of signature flavors and will be available beginning Friday, Nov. 1, at the Clemson ’55 Exchange, 720 McMillan Road, Clemson, S.C. 29634, adjacent […]

  • Members of ClemsonLIFE pose in front of a fire engine at Station No. 2 in Clemson on Wednesday, Oct. 30

    ClemsonLIFE, Clemson University Fire Department partner in effort to enhance fire safety education

    October 31, 2019

    When it was Brittany Kennedy’s turn, the junior bounced out of her chair and pretended to make an emergency call as she held an imaginary cell phone up to her ear. “Hello, is this 911? We’ve got a fire. Let’s get it!” She proceeded to grab the nearby fire extinguisher, pull the pin as instructed […]

  • Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff and Eric Davis, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, use an electron microscope to analyze nanometer-sized particles.

    Clemson Ph.D. student earns Hitachi fellowship for her work to make large batteries more efficient

    October 31, 2019

    Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff has received a $25,000 Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Fellowship to support research aimed at making energy grid-scale batteries more efficient and cost-effective.

  • Olivia Loynes, Miss Homecoming 2019

    Student Affairs Talk: Olivia Loynes

    October 31, 2019

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Olivia Loynes, a junior elementary education major from Camden, South Carolina. — Olivia Loynes could feel herself shaking […]

  • Sarah Holladay

    Clemson student studies extra-long staple cotton for production in South Carolina

    October 30, 2019

    DARLINGTON – All cotton is not created equal and a Clemson University student is looking to bring back a species that once dominated South Carolina cotton fields. Sarah Holladay, a master’s student from Florence who is studying plant and environmental sciences with a focus in agronomy, is working with Clemson Extension Service cotton specialist Mike […]

  • Psychology grad student wins national tech, industry scholarship, one step closer to career goals

    October 24, 2019

    With more companies and even the military investing in virtual reality (VR) training, simulator sickness is also a reality – one that often creates a roadblock to this kind of training. Understanding this dynamic, Clemson psychology graduate student Sarah Beadle is a on a mission to find out viable solutions to people feeling sick in […]

  • Members of Clemson Undergraduate Student Government work with the Student Veterans of America to bring more than 350 people together in the fifth annual Walk for Veterans in April 2019

    Clemson University to celebrate Military Appreciation Week Oct. 28-Nov. 2

    October 23, 2019

    Clemson University will celebrate its rich heritage in the armed forces by hosting Military Appreciation Week from Monday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Nov. 2. Each day will feature at least one program or event designed to support, recognize or advocate for Clemson’s military community, culminating with the annual Military Appreciation Day football game on Saturday.

  • Micah Sims, Clemson MBA

    From military to civilian life, by way of MBA

    October 21, 2019

    Micah Sims entered Clemson University’s new online MBA program with not one, but two challenging jobs that required him to be away from home most of the year. While taking classes for his MBA degree, Sims was serving as a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserves and sailing as a civilian for an […]

  • Photo of student volunteers working on last year's Habitat for Humanity Homecoming house.

    26th annual Habitat for Humanity build kicks off Homecoming week at Clemson

    October 17, 2019

    Clemson University’s Homecoming week seeks to bring the community together in a way that hits home with the 26th annual Pickens County Habitat for Humanity house building collaboration. The Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build kicked off Wednesday on Bowman Field. Over the past 25 years, the Clemson community has built 26 homes that are still occupied and have given families opportunity and empowerment by removing the physical and mental hardships that occur with housing instability.

  • Jack Debbout, Clemson senior and 2019 Tigerama director

    Student Affairs Talk: Jack Debbout

    October 17, 2019

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Jack Debbout, director of Tigerama 2019 and a senior from Fort Mill, South Carolina. — There […]

  • Pam Hendrix Center logo

    Hendrix Academic Cornerstone to strengthen global learning opportunities at Clemson through new Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad

    October 15, 2019

    Clemson Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University. Friday, Clemson announced the Hendrixes are again making a transformational difference at the University as they become the sixth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $2.5 million. Given in memory and honor of Pam Hendrix, the gift will establish the Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad, scholarships and the Dream Jar Curriculum.

  • A crowd shot from the 2018 Tigerama event in Memorial Stadium

    Tigerama 2019: Welcome to the Dynasty

    October 14, 2019

    The nation’s second largest student run pep-rally and the epitome of what Clemson community and tradition means is coming to Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. Tigerama brings the campus and fans together in anticipation of the Homecoming game against Boston College the following day. Tigerama is the culminating celebration of Homecoming Week and […]

  • PRTM major withdraws from college, transfers to Clemson 50 years later

    October 14, 2019

    When Doyle Carr and his family were touring colleges with the oldest of their three daughters, they had a list of over 20 stops to make. Clemson wasn’t on it. At the suggestion of a family friend, the Carrs decided to visit Clemson with no appointment on their tour of higher education institutions in the […]

  • Clemson Animal and Veterinary Sciences student honored by military and veterans organization for service dog program

    October 11, 2019

    Every day, 22 veterans commit suicide. Every 8 seconds, one dog is euthanized. Madison Huber, a freshman studying animal and veterinary sciences at Clemson University, thinks these statistics are devastating –– but not entirely hopeless. For the past three years, Huber has fundraised for a program called K9s for Warriors, which adopts dogs from kill […]