When looking for flora and fauna in a city, it may be a good idea to look up. In urban landscapes, placing gardens on rooftops is a growing trend. Even Clemson University’s campus hosts two green roofs, on Lee III and the Watt Family Innovation Center. A green roof is one covered with soil and […]
The Watt Family Innovation Center at Clemson University has tapped a seasoned sustainability professional with experience in industry and academia for its executive leadership team. Mark Krystofik joins the Watt Center as the associate director of operations and sustainability after spending the last six years in various leadership positions at the Rochester Institute for Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
More than 65 Clemson University students will present at the third annual Summer Creative Inquiry and Undergraduate Research Showcase at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Top marketing officers from some of the leading agencies and consumer brands will be featured at a CMO Summit this fall, hosted by the College of Business’ Erwin Center for Brand Communications. In partnership with Forbes, The Erwin Center’s two-day summit, “The Art and Science of Building a Brand,” will expose the Clemson University community […]
An initiative in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) to promote the development of entrepreneurial ideas and skills, the Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown was held April 10 at the Watt Family Innovation Center Auditorium. It featured seven teams presenting their projects with the winning team taking home $2,000 to be used to further advance their project.
The Clemson Virtual Reality Club hosted the inaugural “VR Creators Week” March 4-7 in the Immersive Space at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The student-led contests and workshops focused on creativity in virtual and augmented reality, providing students with an overview of new digital tools and the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a new Oculus Go headset and Amazon Echo Dot.
Clemson University graduate students Susan McKenzie Reeves and Claire Dancz have been awarded first place in the 2019 Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) Crisis Management Case Challenge. McKenzie Reeves and Dancz, Master of Public Administration students who work full-time at Clemson's Watt Family Innovation Center, competed in the nationwide case challenge and presented their “All-In Policy Recommendations for Mass Emergency Notification in Los Angeles” at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on Feb. 21.
Organized by a group of Clemson students, the popular TEDx series returns to the university’s main campus with a special event planned for Saturday, March 9, in the Watt Family Innovation Center. More than 100 students, faculty and staff will be engaged through eight different talks — including four from current Clemson students — as well as video presentations and guest performances.
Paul Trani, the Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe Systems, will offer the keynote before Adobe’s Creative Jam at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center.
CLEMSON – Marie Vitulli, Professor Emerita of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was the invited speaker for the Jan. 25 spring kickoff of the TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series. Vitulli’s lecture, titled “Algebra and Geometry Throughout History: A Symbiotic Relationship,” discussed the early beginnings of algebra and geometry in the Babylonian and Greek eras, […]
From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.
A customizable, hands-on virtual reality and advanced display system is under development at Clemson University that could change how scientists across the country share information and collaborate, as well as how students learn. The project is one of two grants recently awarded by the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program (MRI). An MRI grant awarded to environmental researcher Thomas O’Halloran funds the acquisition of a soil greenhouse gas flux measuring system that will help scientists better understand the release of harmful greenhouse gases from the soil to the atmosphere.
The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Clemson University $50,000 from its environmental program to support “Natural History and Ecology of Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station and Jocassee Gorges." The grant, awarded to Barbara Speziale and John Hains of Clemson, supported two environmental education courses this summer for 18 K-12 teachers from across South Carolina and will support another next summer.
A Microsoft senior researcher and Harvard University fellow will visit Clemson University Sept. 14 to discuss ways social research and technology innovation must work collaboratively to protect privacy as human interaction moves increasingly online.