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JUNE 23, 2010




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Class of 1960 North Green Unveiled

Members of the Class of 1960 gathered during the recent Reunion weekend to cut the ribbon and celebrate completion of the Class of 1960 North Green. The class raised $674,000 to landscape the green space between the Carillon Garden and the Outdoor Theater. The site features the Transition Monument, which tells the story of four major transitions that took place during the late 1950s and early 1960s. read more >


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National Scholars Live Up To Their Name

As Clemson set out to become one of the top public universities in the nation a decade ago, it began attracting not only the best students in the state, but some of the best in the nation. read more >

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Sustainable Development Chair Endowed

A rapidly growing population is placing unsustainable demands on our natural resources. Without action, economies and quality of life nationwide risk compromise. To help mitigate these effects, Clemson has established the Center of Economic Excellence in Sustainable Development to foster research through innovative public-private partnerships. read more >

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Grant Funds High School Physics Improvements

Professor, Zahra Hazari, has received a $600,000 National Science Foundation grant to study ways to improve physics classes for high school students. She hopes to help students - particularly young women and minorities - develop a positive "physics identity" that will enable them to perform better in science classes. read more >

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Center for Emerging Technologies Breaks Ground

Clemson University broke ground for the Center for Emerging Technologies at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), and officials said the first multi-tenant building on the research campus adds an important component to the campus community and its service to the automotive industry. read more >

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Athletic Department Introduces "Tiger Tags" Program

The Clemson Athletic Department will become one of the first collegiate athletic organizations to introduce a new interactive feature for fans with internet-ready smartphones with the "Tiger Tags" initiative. The program is designed to enhance fans' experiences in and around Clemson sports with the use of the TagReader application by Microsoft, available for free on all phones with access to the internet. read more >

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Get Ready for the Summer With a Clemson Beach Towel

This exclusive orange-and-white Clemson beach towel can be yours when you make a gift to the Clemson Fund. Wrap yourself in Clemson pride at the beach or poolside, and let everyone know you're a Tiger. Towels are $20 and supplies are limited. Call (864) 656-5896 to make a credit card gift or make a gift online >

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Garrison Named Outstanding Communications Alumna

Elizabeth Garrison of Greenville, a 1995 graduate of Clemson University and founder of Ever-Green Recycling, has been named Outstanding Alumnus of the Year by the communication studies department. read more >

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Neumeister Excels as Environmental Advocate

Two decades after setting her cap on Clemson and its College of Engineering and Science, alum Shondra Neumeister, P.E., '94 works to protect our planet and its resources. She wears many hats - all of which contribute significantly to the environmental footprint of our planet and the quality of life of its inhabitants. read more >

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Alumna Establishes Fellowship for Play

Atlanta attorney Marsha Ward has established the Marsha A. Ward '79 Fellowship Endowment for Play at Clemson University, a $75,000 endowment that will award a fellowship to a student in the parks, recreation and tourism management department's doctoral program who intends to study play and its value in modern society. read more >

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Economist, Christine Chmura, Shines in Richmond

When economist Christine Chmura, '81, '83, was a teen in Cleveland thinking about college, she did what anyone who knows her might expect: She made a matrix. A list of schools on one hand, her criteria on the other. Then, she tallied up the checkmarks that showed which colleges met what she wanted. Her Dad helped her choose Clemson. read more >

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Alumnus to Lead Baton Rouge School Rebuild on NBC Show

Clemson graduate Joe Semsar, '09, serves as a Teach for America corps member at Lanier Elementary School, an under-privileged, under-resourced school in the heart of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. On July 12-18, NBC's "School Pride," a spin-off of ABC's "Extreme Home Makeover," will lend a hand to rebuild and repair this elementary school. Joe needs to recruit 1200 volunteers to be a part of this experience and we're counting on fellow Tigers to lend a paw. read more >

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Cheer on the Tigers in Omaha

Join alumni and fans in Omaha, Nebraska as the Clemson Tigers try to become National Champions! Come cheer on the Tiger Baseball Team at the College World Series. Hotel only options are now available so sign up today. Availability is not guaranteed due to demand. view packages >

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Alumni Reunion Photo Recap

Alumni and guests gathered for the annual Alumni Reunion in Clemson last week. The Class of 1960 celebrated their 50th anniversary and joined other classes as they toured the campus, visited the WestZone, ate ice cream and attended several class meetings and meals together. view photos >

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Annual Playwriting Workshop

During Clemson University's annual playwriting workshop this month, Clemson theater students will have the opportunity to help Russian playwright Maksym Kurochkin adapt one of his plays for American audiences. read more >

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Next Stop...Tiger Town

Summer brings an array of new opportunities, including the chance to explore Clemson and all of our campus' most popular places. Once you've decided to visit campus, be sure to add some of the following places to your list of things to see or do. read more >

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At Read-a-Rama Programs, children and young adults in the Clemson area explore books on a variety of topics with a small group of Clemson University students who are studying Children's and Young Adult Literature. register now >

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