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Archive for September, 2013

Clemson Men’s Soccer offers free refreshments at Oct. 5 home game

Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Clemson Men’s Soccer invites you to Historic Riggs Field at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 to watch as the team takes on #2 Notre Dame. The Tigers are off to an exciting 7-1-1 start and need you to help create the best home field advantage possible! Free (yes, not a typo–FREE) pizza and drinks will [...]

Faculty: Nominate your colleagues for the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence

Monday, September 30th, 2013

By Anderson R. Rouse Graduate Assistant, Clemson University Faculty Senate Office Oct. 22, 2013 is the deadline for nominations for the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence. Endowed by the Great Class of 1939, the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence is presented annually to one distinguished member of the faculty whose outstanding contributions for [...]

Young scientists can win $250K in unrestricted funds

Monday, September 30th, 2013

By Peyton N. Bullard Media Relations intern, Office of Media Relations Three of the country’s most promising young faculty scientists will each win an unrestricted cash prize of $250,000 as part of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists. The competition recognizes faculty, age 42 years and younger, in the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, [...]

Richard F. “Dick” Wheeler, retiree – Sept. 11, 2013

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Richard F. Wheeler of Clemson died Sept. 11, 2013. He headed the university’s animal science department and retired in 1980. Surviving are his son, daughter, family and friends. Memorial services were held Sept. 14, 2013 at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com, or at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central, S.C.

CU Training Tip: Listen to music online

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Listen to music online. Classical Music Library and American Song provide QR codes for downloading tracks to smartphones and other mobile devices.  http://clemson.libguides.com/content.php?pid=141485&sid=1206545

Cyberbullying: What is it and How Can We Make Our Kids Safe?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

By Robin M. Kowalski, Ph. D. Referred to as the “always on” generation, youth today are never far from their technology, creating a digital divide with their parents whose closest familiarity with something resembling an Xbox was Atari or maybe Nintendo. Today’s technology, however, provides children and youth with the potential to communicate and play [...]

Clemson libraries introduce training webpage

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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By Anne McMahan Grant, Instruction Coordinator & History Research Librarian To provide faculty, staff and students with training opportunities, the Clemson Libraries created an online page that links to training opportunities. These short courses take little time to complete but are big on information concerning things like accessing online resources, Copyright, Institutional Repository, Open Access, [...]

Week of gratitude celebrates generosity, raises awareness

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

During Clemson’s inaugural Week of Gratitude,  Oct. 7-11, faculty, staff, students and others will learn about the impact private gifts are making at our university and how the donors who provide them have helped shape Clemson into one of our nation’s finest public universities. A different building on campus, funded by private gifts, will be [...]

Parking Updates: Lot closures

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

PARKING/TRANSIT: Lot Closures Parking on Calhoun Drive reserved Fri, Sept. 27 The 12 green spaces adjacent to Bowman field on Calhoun Drive will be reserved Friday, Sept 27 for Night of the Tiger event set up. Spaces will be closed beginning 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. Parking at Brooks Center: Towing beginning at 6pm on [...]

Employee volunteers needed for wellness study

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The Campus Recreation and Human Resources departments and the HEHD 499 Creative Inquiry seek employee volunteers to participate in a wellness study. Employees who participate in the study will gain education and be able to apply what they have learned for improved health. Participants will gain a greater understanding of health risks, healthy behaviors and improved [...]