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Careers in Food Science and Technology!

If you are looking to work in a high-tech scientific field with great starting salaries and opportunities for advancement then food science and technology may be the career for you!  Food scientists work to help meet consumer demand for food products that are safe, healthy, convenient, and flavorful.

Food scientists use their creative knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, engineering and other sciences to develop new or better ways of preserving, processing, packaging, storing, and delivering foods. Follow this link to check out this exciting career field...Food Science at Clemson.

gold fish jumping out of the water; ‘We all live downstream’  Clemson’s stormwater education and awareness program

‘We all live downstream’

Clemson’s stormwater education and awareness program, Carolina Clear, rolled out its first multimedia advertising campaign in November. Carolina Clear’s goal is to minimize polluted stormwater runoff by educating the general public, youth, builders, developers, homeowners and government officials about how they can keep water as clean as possible.

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students working on a computer

Corridor of opportunity

Led by assistant professor Victoria Chanse, the Clemson graduate and undergraduate students held a series of public meetings with officials and residents of the Stromboli area in North Charleston. They produced seven design proposals for revitalizing the historically black neighborhood located barely a mile from Clemson’s Restoration Institute.

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demonstration on making a rain catchment from trash can

Saving a rainy day

Save money and water: make a rain barrel. “Now more than ever, the use of rain barrels is an important consideration and wise investment for homeowners across South Carolina,” said Katie Giacalone, Carolina Clear natural resources coordinator. Commercial rain barrels sell for about $150, but Charleston County Extension agent Dave Joyner showed a class of Master Gardeners how to make a rain barrel for less than $50.

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Children in the kitchen cooking

Eat better and move more

Many families haven’t had the resources to purchase and prepare healthful foods they need. This leads to obesity and related diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. For 40 years, low income families have turned to Clemson’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for food and nutrition education..

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