Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for July, 2013

Shifting gears to become a bike friendly campus

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Tanya DeOliveira is creating sustainable initiatives for making Clemson a more bike friendly campus.

With improved bike parking and signage and new bike lanes on the way, Clemson will see an implementation of bike friendly initiatives over the next 10 years.

Client meetings, trouble-shooting, on-target messaging — just another day at the office for workers at this student-run, on-campus business

Monday, July 29th, 2013
Campus Banner + Design is a student-run enterprise that creates products for campus departments, student organizations and off-campus clients.

Housed in Student Affairs, the Campus Banner + Design student staff work closely with the four full-time Student Affairs creative staff and division interns. All the students — there will be about 15 in the fall — sit and work together in the Campus Banner + Design offices. At its core, Campus Banner + Design is a communication and production solutions business.

Safety at the heart of risk management

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Denise Godwin, left, and Linda Rice.

While the Office of Risk Management steps in after an incident has occurred, it also supports faculty, staff and students to prevent hazards from occurring.

From heart patient to cardio sonographer, Clemson student’s health scare inspires her to help others

Friday, July 19th, 2013
Sarah Taylor, a student in Clemson

A health scare with her heart lingered with Clemson student Kasey Netherton — in the best possible way. Now she’s on her way to being a cardiovascular sonographer thanks to a new health sciences concentration and Clemson’s partnership with Greenville Health System.

The roots of the university — the Student Organic Farm leads the way in sustainable farming

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

[TITLE][SHARE] by Jonathan Veit School of Agriculture, Forest and Environmental Science Nine billion. That’s how many people will inhabit the earth by 2050. How do we feed nine billion people? How do we feed them well in a way that is both economically and environmentally sustainable? In a way that will make a profit and [...]

To catch a monster: Clemson English professor dishes on what’s really lurking in the water

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Clemson English professor Sean Morey calls the tarpon one of the most majestic fish in the ocean, yet a recent episode of the Animal Planet hit “River Monsters” blames a tarpon swimming in the brackish waters of Nicaragua for the tragic death of a fisherman, giving the species a reputation that Morey calls a monstrous mistake.

‘Education is the key’: NASA astronaut inspires incoming Clemson students, local schools

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Col. Patrick Forrester

Forrester is finishing his yearlong service as a Clemson University adjunct professor on loan from NASA. He encourage students to embrace all of the educational opportunities before them, even if their life or career goals are uncertain or change over time.

Strategizing recruitment — raising the bar to attract quality candidates

Monday, July 8th, 2013
Josh Brown, Clemson

Josh Brown is propelling Clemson into the future of faculty and staff recruitment. The University’s lead recruiting strategist lives and breathes for the human resources and recruiting side of academia and is helping Clemson recruit top faculty and staff members in order to support the University’s 2020 Road Map goals.