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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.

Orangeville: ‘If Clemson is our home town, then Greenville is our home city’

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

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.

Tigertown Bound: Another new school year starts with a freshman class that has the total package

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

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.

Engaging students through personal experiences, culture

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Clemson University lecturer Filiberto Mares views language as a mixture of passion, family and culture and lives by this belief while teaching his Spanish language courses, working as the Faculty in Residence of Stadium Suites and interacting with his students.

Clemson lecturer Filiberto Mares sees his classes as not just a way to learn the Spanish language, but an opportunity to share his culture, family and personal experiences.

Kayley & Parker: Meet our new student leaders

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

A Q&A with the student body president and vice president 2013-14 school year.

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.

CU Singers travel to Italy for “An American Celebration of Music”

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
The Clemson University Singers after performing in Florence, Italy.

Experiencing musical culture outside the classroom and being able to sing in some of the most beautiful cathedrals in Europe was the chance of a lifetime for the CU Singers.

Clemson’s Class of 2013 grads are ready to turn their passions into careers

Monday, May 6th, 2013

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.

Atelier InSite: A marriage of art and mortar

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Students in the Atelier InSite Creative Inquiry program researched site-specific art, participated in building tours and made recommendations regarding the placement of art in the new Life Sciences facility.

The Atelier InSite, student-driven initiative encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration and provides hands-on opportunities for students to conduct research on the nature of public art, investigate the design build process, conduct site analysis and identify site locations for artwork.

Student-organized festival brings Pulitzer Prize-winning author to Clemson

Friday, March 29th, 2013
Kat Clark hangs posters for the Literary Festival around campus. This year, Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan will be speaking at Clemson.

The 6th Annual Clemson Literary Festival will take place April 3-5 with events both on and off campus. The 14-event festival is free to the public and will feature several acclaimed authors, including Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan.