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.
Clemson has always had a presence in every section of the state of South Carolina, but in the last decade, that presence has grown exponentially in Greenville. Just a 45-minute trip from Clemson, Greenville now houses several Clemson academic programs, and the University’s partnerships with Greenville Health System have only gotten stronger.
Almost overnight, Clemson has become one of the nation’s top public universities. More students than ever are applying to come to Tiger Town — and their involvement and focus on academics is stronger than ever. As the new school year arrives, let’s take a by-the-numbers* look at this year’s incoming freshman class.
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.
It’s that time of year again — graduation. Clemson graduation has always been a time to celebrate the accomplishments our students have made and to anticipate the new heights they will reach in the future, and this year is no exception as the graduating class of 2013 is showing more potential than ever. But until then, here are the stories of five remarkable Tigers.