Featuring innovative energy conservation systems and designs, Harry Kurtz and Julie Frugoli’s house represents the couple’s enthusiastic commitment to a cause that is both personally and practically important to them.
Senior Dominique Jordan spent her summer vacation at Princeton University as one of 34 students chosen to be a part of a Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute. Everyone has a different story to tell, and Jordan believes diversity educates and teaches people to fully embrace and appreciate other cultures.
If you’ve seen an animated feature film in the last few years, chances are there’s a Clemson alumnus in the credits or at least behind the scenes. Tangled, A Christmas Carol, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Kung Fu Panda, Hop, Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows (visual effects) … you get the idea.
In 2004, Kudera spent seven weeks in Seoul, South Korea, teaching and tutoring students in conversational English. Relieved of the time-consuming duty of grading papers, he found time to write. The result was Fight for Your Long Day, a novel about a day in the life of an adjunct English instructor. Media Relations staff writer Angela Nixon interviewed Kudera on his writing, the book and the impact it has had.
The NSSE benchmarks of effective educational practice are straight to the heart of what higher education should be: academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, enriching educational experiences and supportive campus environment.
Why do Clemson students rank the University high in these key academic areas? The simple answer is Clemson faculty.