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Technostress: Working in a digital age can be nerve-wracking

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Do you get concerned about losing your cellphone or mobile device? Are you anxious if there is no wireless service? Do you feel your life is dependent on Internet availability? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you might be suffering from ‘nomophobia’ – fear of having no mobile phone.

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.

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.

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.

16 years, 20 million pet adoptions and 1 Clemson degree

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Betsy Saul and her husband, Ed Powers, along with her granddaughter, Azalyn Broca, and Jake.

Even as a kid growing up in Joplin, Mo., Betsy Banks Saul M ’96 was always bringing home animals. At 12, she started volunteering with a woman who rescued pets. That experience with Animal Aid, and the revolving menagerie of animals she encountered, made a lasting impression. It planted the seed of an idea that would result in her being named one of “50 women who are changing the world” by Women’s Day magazine.

Clemson’s Own Monster Garage

Monday, August 27th, 2012

[TITLE][SHARE] By Nancy Spitler Clemson World If you go to the website for Clemson’s Machining and Technical Services, you can read about the many capabilities of this department in the College of Engineering and Sciences. Seven bullet points list everything from drafting and machining to plastic fabrication and welding. They might consider trimming that page [...]

Moving into the state’s largest business district is part of Clemson’s plan to get down(town) to business

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
President James F. Barker and Greenville Mayor Knox White hoist the Clemson flag.

Clemson has consolidated many graduate business programs and outreach efforts in Greenville, S.C.

Students research with local cardiovascular and orthopedic surgeons to improve quality of life

Monday, May 21st, 2012
Bioengineer Jeremy Mercuri, Ph.D. ’11, from the Laboratory for Regenerative Medicine, specializes in orthopedic tissue engineering and works collaboratively with surgeons from the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas.

To walk through Clemson’s Patewood bioengineering laboratories is to stand at the leading edge of science. It’s innovation at its best — a place where Clemson research will improve the quality of life for countless patients.

A heart for orphans

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
While attending Clemson full time, Edward Phillips has been working 20 to 30 hours a week to start an orphanage in Kenya, Africa. | Photo used with permission

When Edward Phillips walked into a cramped, dirty Kenyan orphanage two years ago, he felt a call to help. Didn’t matter that he was just 19 years old. Didn’t matter that he was a rising junior at Clemson. Didn’t matter that he lived almost 8,000 miles away.

Inside the new Walter Reed

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Aerial view of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

Meet two Clemson alumni who helped accomplish a major feat in medical care for our wounded service men and women.