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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.

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.

GRADS poster event showcases graduate students’ research

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

A group of graduate students is aiming to raise the bar when it comes to presenting graduate student research at Clemson. As part of that push, they are presenting the first annual Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) on April 8.

Jerry Tessendorf’s water simulation software has major impact on film industry

Monday, February 25th, 2013
Clemson professor Jerry Tessendorf, left, received an Academy Award for Technical Achievement in 2008, and his software was used in the 2012 film <i>Life of Pi</i>, winner of the 2013 Academy Award for

[TITLE][SHARE] by Molly Collins Media Relations, Class of 2013 Roll out the red carpet — an Academy Award winner is in town. If you’ve seen some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster films, chances are that you’ve seen the work of Clemson’s own Jerry Tessendorf. The director of Clemson’s Master of Fine Arts in Digital Production Arts [...]

Moving graduate students from the classroom into the field

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Master of Real Estate Development program director Robert Benedict gets graduate students out of the classroom and into the field for face-to-face interactions and firsthand experiences that prepare them for real-world challenges.

So when it came time to assemble a group of professionals to mentor and guide students through Clemson’s Master of Real Estate Development program, Benedict — now program director — immediately recognized the value of connecting graduate-level students with the same folks who helped him along the way: folks in the field.

Fusing a love of dance with technology

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
A former dancer, Shaundra Daily designs creative ways to interest women and minorities in computing careers.

[TITLE][SHARE] Clemson University Clemson professor Shaundra “Shani” Daily started out as a gymnast and danced her way into the field of affective computing. Daily’s dancing days sparked creative project ideas that blend the arts with science, technology and engineering. Her innovative style caught the attention of nationally recognized news magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education, [...]

Once a Tiger, always a Tiger

Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Ashley Cowden speaks to College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Dean Rick Goodstein. At the start of the academic year, she was awarded with the Philip Prince Award for Innovation in Teaching.

A two-time alumnae, English professor Ashley Cowden loves giving her students a hands-on learning experience and watching their growth through the process.

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.

From meeting Princess Diana to identifying the genes of a “buttless” chicken

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Biological sciences professor Susan Chapman works in a lab with graduate student Brianna Lam.

Chapman is full of stories and experiences. To hear them, all one has to do is ask.

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.