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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.

Hope Grows Here

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Senior soils and sustainable crop systems major Joseph Williams created "Hope Grown," a garden behind the pool at Clemson University

Soils and sustainable crop systems major Joseph Williams created “Hope Grown,” a garden of five laser-straight rows nestled behind the pool at Clemson University’s Outdoor Lab, to engage campers from camps Hope and Sertoma.

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 [...]

New Faculty Senate president strives to make an impact

Monday, June 24th, 2013
Kelly Smith, who was sworn in as Faculty Senate president in May, will be the voice of the University’s educators for the next senate term.

Running on the platform of reforming general education, Clemson professor Kelly Smith has big plans for his term as senate president. He intends to listen carefully to various ideas about how general education should be changed and then focus on issues that he believes can help positively impact the curriculum; one of which is funding for general education classes.

Sharp Shooters — A national victory from Clemson’s shotgun club puts the Tigers on top

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
In March, the Clemson Shotgun Club earned the Division III team high overall score and national championship at the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target National Championships.

Clemson’s recently formed Shotgun Club earned the Division III team high overall score and national championship at the ACUI Collegiate Clay Target National Championships. First-place finishes in several individual events helped the Tigers bring home the gold.

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.

Determined to excel at athletics and academics

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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When Brittney Waller isn’t throwing a discus 160 feet, she’s cultivating her interest in agriculture — and exceeding in both. The standout Clemson track and field star is also a standout agricultural education student.

Take a walk through South Carolina without ever leaving Clemson

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
A rendering shows what the Longleaf Pine Flatwoods portion of the Natural Heritage Garden will look like when complete.

The new Natural Heritage Garden at the South Carolina Botanical Garden will uniquely represent the ecological aspects and heritage of each part of South Carolina. The Heritage Garden will include three distinct ecosystems — the plants, ecological processes and connections with mankind — to represent the state’s mountain, piedmont and coastal plain areas.

Save Our Mascot: Students from across the country are joining Clemson students in the fight to save wild tigers.

Monday, April 15th, 2013
Tigers have lost 97 percent of their native habitats to deforestation and overdevelopment. Clemson students have started the national Tigers for Tigers Coalition to partner with students from schools across the country to save tigers in the wild.

The Clemson student club Tigers for Tigers has put Clemson on the forefront of tiger conservation by creating an alliance — called the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition — with 12 schools that share the tiger mascot. Their goal is to protect wild tigers by raising national, and even international, awareness.

Top 10 in 2012 — Plus, what’s trending on Clemson’s social media

Monday, December 17th, 2012

We love this time of year — winter weather, graduation, holiday break and the always-popular top-10 lists. So let’s take a look back at 2012 at Clemson.