Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for April, 2011

Cows, plastic milk jugs and art

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
"Cow" grazing on the grass behind the Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs building on campus.

A cow has been found grazing upon the green grass in front of the Strom Thurmond Institute. Visitors gawk at the animal, stopping to take pictures and giggle at its sight. Others scratch their heads and ponder upon the bovine, perhaps wondering if he’s lost. You see, this isn’t a normal cow.

New Staff Senate president has worn many hats at Clemson

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Charles describes herself as an “eternal optimist,” and though she recognizes that Clemson has some challenges ahead with budget issues, she thinks that Staff Senate can play a role in helping the administration in the coming year.

Charles describes herself as an “eternal optimist,” and though she recognizes that Clemson has some challenges ahead with budget issues, she thinks that Staff Senate can play a role in helping the administration in the coming year.

A true Clemson family works to advance each other and the University

Friday, April 22nd, 2011
Tharon and Wendy Howard are familiar with the term “Clemson Family.” In fact, they live it.

Working together has allowed Tharon and Wendy Howard various opportunities for travel and new experiences.

Professor Desmond Layne is determined to show the world ‘Everything About Peaches’

Monday, April 18th, 2011
Clemson professor Desmond Layne stands in the middle of rows of blooming peach trees. This is “Dr. Peach’s” domain.

Pomology is more than Des Layne’s profession — it’s his life. His enthusiasm for peaches is helping to deepen the University’s relationships with local farmers.

Designing world class health care facilities for veterans

Friday, April 15th, 2011
Dina Battisto, second from right, and her team have been researching and developing a toolkit intended to assist with designing, building and maintaining world-class facilities for the Military Health System.

Architecture professor Dina Battisto is leading the effort and research from Clemson on projects, including the development of a toolkit intended to assist with designing, building and maintaining world-class facilities for the Military Health System.

Signing up to donate bone marrow could mean being someone’s perfect match.

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

On April 21, Clemson is hosting its second annual Bone Marrow Registry Drive, hoping to attract people looking for ways to make a difference.

An eyewitness to Clemson’s growth in diversity

Monday, April 11th, 2011
Jerry Knighton, director of Access and Equity, believes that oftentimes, people just want to be heard. His office strives to give people a voice and address their concerns.

Recently named director of Access and Equity, Jerry Knighton has seen Clemson come a long way since he joined the office’s staff 22 years ago.

A group of students is going barefoot for a cause

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Sign up for their soccer tournament and join in on their day of shoeless fun.

‘The Spirit’ by Max Sewesky

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Everybody knows it when the Spirit rolls in.
Even from far off you can see the oiled tires spin dizzy
And hear all eight cylinders of his El Camino cry,
Screaming like the hellspray from a bombshell, terrible and alive.

Clemson is helping your business keep pace

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

The Institute of Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics is uniquely poised to help businesses stay on the move — and on time.