Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for October, 2013

Clemson management class ranks first in global management simulation

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Logo of The Business Strategy Game

Clemson students displayed their managerial skills this summer when two teams in Wayne Stewart’s MGT 415 course excelled in the Business Strategy Game. The class was divided into ten teams, two of the groups ranked in the top one hundred overall.

IT Student Advisory Board is accepting computer and technology project ideas from students

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
The Mac Lab in the Clemson Library is just one of the recent student project ideas that has been chosen by the IT Student Advisory Board and funded by the Student Technology Fee.

Have a technology idea to make life easier for students? Send it in to the IT Student Advisory Board (ITSAB), and they can help make it happen.

CUSG is taking proposals for your great campus improvement project ideas

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
The sign on Bowman is just one of recent campus improvement projects that have been funded through CUSG.

Every year, Student Government gets $75,000 to put toward campus improvement projects. And every year, students can submit their ideas in hopes of gaining funding to make their project a reality. Now’s your chance to get funding and administrative support for your perfect idea.

A leap into physics reveals Shannon Stefl’s true passion for teaching

Thursday, October 10th, 2013
With the help of her mentor, Clemson teaching assistant Shannon Stefl found herself at the top of her physics class. Now, she aims to be the same motivator for her students.

Like many college-bound freshmen, Shannon Stefl started her undergraduate degree a bit unsure about her future. Unlike most first-year students, when she wasn’t satisfied with her curriculum, Shannon made an ambitious change: from French to physics.

Clemson English professor discovers slave who may have inspired ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

Thursday, October 10th, 2013
Research has lead Clemson professor Susanna Ashton to discover that fugitive slave John Andrew Jackson stayed with author Harriet Beecher Stowe just she wrote ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin.’

Clemson English professor Susanna Ashton has found the previously unnamed slave who she believes helped inspire Harriet Beecher Stowe to pen Uncle Tom’s Cabin.