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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.

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.

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.

Creative Inquiry offers invaluable opportunities for faculty and students

Monday, March 18th, 2013
Clemson University English professor Sean Williams, left, and the $60 Scholarships class.

Clemson University’s undergraduate research program — called Creative Inquiry — is paving the way for unique opportunities for engaged learning and research by challenging the creative minds of faculty and students.

Healthy cooking on a college budget

Friday, November 16th, 2012
Professor Marge Condrasky, right, is always looking for the

Professor and registered dietitian Marge Condrasky is always looking for the ‘wow’ factor when she is creating and cooking healthy meals.

Clemson, start your engines!

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

A new partnership with NASCAR Nationwide driver Mike Wallace means that Clemson marketing students will develop long-term and short-term marketing plans for Wallace’s No. 01 car.

Clemson’s Class of 2012 is passionate and driven. See where they’re headed and who inspired them along the way.

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

As always, the depth, passion and drive of Clemson students never fail to impress. The graduating Class of 2012 has spent a lot of time exploring — their futures, their interests, their research and their passions. With so much potential, we know they’re off to great things. In the meantime, check out the stories of five of our incredible seniors.

Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford headlines this year’s Clemson Literary Festival

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Starting April 11, renowned writers will be in town and on campus to engage book lovers with four days of readings, discussions and a book fair as part of the 5th Annual Clemson Literary Festival. Among the 18 exciting on- and off-campus events — all free to the public — is an appearance of Pulitzer-Prize winning author Richard Ford.

How can Clemson students live sustainably while honoring an essential football tradition?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Clemson students are working to reduce their carbon footprint during tailgating activities at Clemson athletic events. And they want others to join the movement.

Clemson students are working to reduce their carbon footprint during tailgating activities at Clemson athletic events