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 Science on Tap - A casual monthly forum where people come to learn about and discuss recent discoveries in science and technology while having fun.  An expert gives an informal talk for 20 - 30 minutes, followed by Q & A and discussion.  You're invited!  Check the schedule for a detailed speaker/topic schedule and join us at our next meeting.  Science on Tap is free and open to all ages.

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37th Annual Biology Merit Exam - April 22, 2016, Clemson University

The Clemson University Department of Biological Sciences conducts the Biology Merit Exam to recognize and promote outstanding achievement in the biological sciences among middle and high school students in South Carolina.  The department also provides laboratory visits and tours around campus to promote interest in the life sciences and a preview of college life. Students attending the Exam at Clemson University will have an opportunity to:

  • Acquaint themselves with Clemson
  • Interact with scientists in the various biological and agricultural disciplines
  • Test their Biology knowledge
  • Prepare for the Advanced Placement Exam
  • Prepare for success on the Biology "End of the Year Exam"
  • Explore a college atmosphere
  • Compete against students at grade levels for awards

For more information see  or contact

CU Department of Physics and Astronomy to host 2 high school science competitions in January/February 2016

Clemson University - Dr. Jason Brown, Contest Manager,, 864-656-1217

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host two high school science competitions that promote enthusiasm for compelling subjects beyond the usual school curriculum and stimulate the students’ interest in continuing their study beyond the high-school years. 

“F = ma”, a 25 question, 75 minute multiple choice examination containing problems in classical mechanics, which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts (no calculus needed) ( ) will be held on January 21, at 6PM.
This test serves as primary selection tool for the national physics team that represents US at the International Physics Olympiad, the most prestigious precollege physics competition.
Register on until January 10, 2016.

US Biology Olympiad ( ) is the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States. Its finalists are invited to represent US at the International Biology Olympiad, a worldwide competition involving student teams from over sixty countries.
The 50 minute, multiple choice contest will be held on February 9, 2016, at 6PM.
Register on until January 15, 2016.
The university will cover the cost of participation. Certificates of achievement and small gifts will be awarded to the top scorers.

Please make all inquiries to Dr. Jason Brown (, 864-656-1217), the contest manager.

Bring your students to the CU Life Sciences Outreach Center (formerly the SC DNA Learning Center) for a laboratory field trip!

The mission of Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center (CULSOC) is to inspire and empower the scientist within each of us. To this end, we:
- Make science relevant and fun through hands-on labs, camps and activities for learners of all ages
- Engage the public through lectures and discussions of scientific issues
- Support classroom teachers through course offerings and lesson ideas

Our programs include:
- Interactive lab experiences in modern genetics and biotechnology for school and community groups
- Summer science camps for grades 5-12
- Graduate courses for teachers
- Science on Tap, a monthly science café
- Science Saturdays, activities for the whole family

For detailed information on all our programs see or for a listing of our upcoming events in the community see 

BIOL Online - Non-thesis Master's - Clemson University

The Clemson University Department of Biological Sciences is proud to offer an online, non-thesis Master of Biological Sciences designed specifically for K-12 teachers and other science educators interested in biological sciences. This program is fully in a distance-learning format and lectures are available 24/7.   See for details.