Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for January, 2013

Clemson Roots, Nashville Dreams

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Aspiring musicians keep coming to Nashville, its siren song pulling those who dream of connecting with sold-out audiences and producing gold records. Clemson graduates are no different.

Fusing a love of dance with technology

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
A former dancer, Shaundra Daily designs creative ways to interest women and minorities in computing careers.

[TITLE][SHARE] Clemson University Clemson professor Shaundra “Shani” Daily started out as a gymnast and danced her way into the field of affective computing. Daily’s dancing days sparked creative project ideas that blend the arts with science, technology and engineering. Her innovative style caught the attention of nationally recognized news magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education, [...]

Clemson senior follows his passion for soccer as he looks to a career in coaching

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Being able to work with the Clemson men’s soccer team and be on Riggs Field all season sounds like an absolute dream for a Clemson student, especially one who has loved soccer his entire life. For Clemson student Thomas Gorman, it is a reality.

Doing the Right Thing

Friday, January 18th, 2013
Harvey Gantt stands on the steps of Sikes Hall on the day he entered Clemson University, Jan. 28, 1963. | Photo copyright by Cecil Williams

On January 28, 1963, Harvey B. Gantt took a step onto Clemson’s campus that would stake his claim in history. It was one step in a lifetime of steps that would set a good example and provide inspiration for generations to come, even for a future president of the United States.

Pursuing research, Ph.D. in male-dominated automotive field

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Ala Qattawi was among nearly 200 students in Clemson’s automotive engineering program pursuing graduate degrees in the male-dominated field. In December, she became the first woman in the country to receive a Ph.D. in automotive engineering.

Top stories from The Echo in 2012

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Let’s take a look back at 2012 and see what you read the most in The Echo and on the Clemson Alumni Homepage, plus, which alumni profile stories you found most intriguing.

Creating Community — See how Clemson is helping students find their place

Friday, January 11th, 2013
For Michael LaDue, right, being at Clemson allows him to be immersed in a multitude of cultures all at once. This year, he

College can be a scary place, especially for new students adjusting to navigating class schedules, meeting new people, working with advisers and managing their time, all while making good grades. Clemson Housing provides students with support networks to help with these issues by creating communities within residence halls where students with similar interests or academic pursuits live together with access to advisers, resources and special activities.

We Empower: Reflecting Clemson’s values with every decision

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

While on television and in the movies college is portrayed as a place where everyone goes wild with partying and drinking, Clemson University is working hard to banish that stereotype.