TIGERTalks - Connecting Science and Community

WHAT
A forum where people come to learn about and discuss recent discoveries in science and technology while having fun! An expert will give an informal talk for 20-30 minutes, followed by Q&A and discussion. Attendees can get up, eat or refresh their beverages at any time. TIGERTalks is FREE and open to all ages!

UPDATE!  TIGERTalks will be virtual for the Fall 2020 semester! Here is our Fall 2020 schedule:

September 22
Collective Narcissism in the United States
A discussion on how people remember the contributions of their group to the past and why groups tend to exaggerate their own contributions.
Adam Putnam, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Furman University
Join us at 6:30pm on our YouTube Channel. We will post a pre-recorded video of Dr. Putnam explaining his research. Dr. Putnam will be there to answer your questions through the YouTube chat function until 7:45pm.
Find the CUSOC YouTube channel at 
bit.ly/2VhUixt.

October 27
Why are Leaves Green? … and New Frontiers in Solar Photovoltaics
Explore the fascinating interplay of light and electrons and discover new ways to convert light into electricity
Paul Wagenknecht, Professor of Chemistry, Furman University
Please email culsoc@clemson.edu for details on how to attend this session live.  A recording of this session will be posted on the CUSOC YouTube Channel at bit.ly/2VhUixt.

November 5th
CU Healthy Initiative 
The CU Healthy Initiative project is conducting research to establish effective community-based programming to help combat the rising rates of prediabetes and diabetes and associated complications in Greenville, South Carolina. 
Melissa A. Bales, Clemson University, Cooperative Extension, Health Extension Agent and Danielle McFall, Clemson University, Cooperative Extension, Health Extension Agent
Join us at 6:30pm on our YouTube Channel. We will post a pre-recorded video of Melissa and Danielle explaining the CU Healthy Initiative project. They both will be there to answer your questions through the YouTube chat function until 7:45pm.
Find the CUSOC YouTube channel at bit.ly/2VhUixt

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CONTACT & SOCIAL MEDIA
Katherine Freeman
krfreem@clemson.edu 
facebook.com/CUTIGERTalks
facebook.com/CUScienceOutreach 

 

  • Clemson Schedule

    APRIL 28 (online - see update above)
    Unexpected Researchers: Transforming Students’ Ways of Knowing and Building Knowledge in Course Activities. This talk will focus on ways to translate the benefits of undergraduate research into everyday course activities.
    Lisa Benson, professor, engineering and science education, Clemson University

    MAY 12 (online - see update above)
    Reimagining Our Neighborhoods Through Smart City Planning. A discussion about the problems cities face trying to balance economies and industry with clean air, water and natural spaces.
    Bjorn Brooks, research associate, NCICS, co-founder, Perceptual Informatics

    MAY 26 (online - see update above)
    Coordinated Catastrophe: The Tug of War Between the Virus and its Host. Explore how viruses shut down normal activities in host cells and discuss some recent deadly outbreaks.
    Anita Nag, USC Upstate

  • Greenville Schedule

    APRIL 28 (online - see update above)
    Unexpected Researchers: Transforming Students’ Ways of Knowing and Building Knowledge in Course Activities. This talk will focus on ways to translate the benefits of undergraduate research into everyday course activities.
    Lisa Benson, professor, engineering and science education, Clemson University

    MAY 12 (online - see update above)
    Reimagining Our Neighborhoods Through Smart City Planning. A discussion about the problems cities face trying to balance economies and industry with clean air, water and natural spaces.
    Bjorn Brooks, research associate, NCICS, co-founder, Perceptual Informatics

    MAY 26 (online - see update above)
    Coordinated Catastrophe: The Tug of War Between the Virus and its Host. Explore how viruses shut down normal activities in host cells and discuss some recent deadly outbreaks.
    Anita Nag, USC Upstate