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American dreamers: Immigrant mother sees all three children graduate from Clemson

Tuesday July 07, 2020

Isabel Newton knew she wanted a better life as soon as she became pregnant with her daughter. Anaisa Figueroa was born in the small coastal mountain town of Tepic in Nayarit, Mexico, during a time of increasing hardship for residents of that area. Newton saw what life was like for the other children in the town and became determined to provide something better for Anaisa and any future brothers or sisters she might have. Now, all three of her children are Clemson graduates.


Fulbright winner Jessica Baron travels globe for computer graphics research

Thursday July 02, 2020

Jessica Baron has traveled the globe and worked as an intern for some of the world’s top video game, animation and visual effects companies since arriving at Clemson University three years ago. Come January, she’s going to be packing her bags again. Baron, a candidate for a Ph.D. in computer science, is planning to head […]


Clemson University Foundation elects new chair, vice chair

Wednesday July 01, 2020

The Clemson University Foundation board of directors has elected Kenneth L. Smith of Greenville as its new chair and Anthony L. Mathis of Cincinnati as vice chair. Their terms begin July 1. Kenneth L. Smith is CEO of HEPACO LLC, a provider of environmental and emergency response services. Prior to, he held various leadership positions […]


Clemson researchers receive Innovation Maturation funding for COVID-19 research

Wednesday July 01, 2020

Four Clemson University researchers are working with Prisma Health physicians and staff to help create solutions to COVID-19 pandemic questions. These questions include how to monitor patients from home after discharge, how to efficiently sanitize N95 masks for reuse, how to best develop antiviral therapeutics and how to best develop quick diagnostic tests. These researchers […]


Five Clemson University engineers win top awards for early-career researchers

Monday June 29, 2020

Five assistant professors in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences are receiving some of the nation’s top awards for engineers and scientists who are early in their careers, providing a boost to Clemson University’s research in smart materials, supercomputers and environmental sustainability. The awardees are Fadi Abdeljawad, Jon Calhoun, Ezra Cates, Kai He […]



Sukumar Brahma elevated to Fellow of IEEE

Wednesday June 24, 2020

One of electrical engineering’s high honors is going to a Clemson University alumnus who returned to his alma mater where he specializes in how to protect the electrical grid and other power systems from disturbances that can lead to blackouts.  Sukumar Brahma was elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), […]