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Alumni couple establishes endowed lecture series to promote intersection of mathematics and business

Sunday March 22, 2020

CLEMSON, South Carolina —Jeffrey (Ph.D. 1984) and Karen Gambrell Camm (B.S. 1982) know that Clemson is a special place. After all, the couple met on campus in the early 1980s when Karen visited a friend who happened to share an office with Jeff in Martin Hall. Jeff’s career trajectory was influenced by exceptional faculty and […]

Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended

Thursday March 19, 2020

To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]

Physics professor Rao named Fellow of prestigious Materials Research Society

Thursday March 19, 2020

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson University Department of Physics and Astronomy faculty member Apparao Rao was selected as a 2020 Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS) for developing liquid-based scalable synthesis methods to manufacture carbon nanotubes — a class of nanomaterials used in numerous applications, including energy storage, medicine, electronics, and composites. MRS confers this […]

Clemson professor’s research on electrically conducting metal organic frameworks featured on cover of American Chemical Society journal

Thursday March 19, 2020

A team of researchers from Clemson University’s College of Science recently demonstrated that a novel double-helical MOF architecture, in a partially oxidized form, can conduct electricity that potentially makes it a next-generation semiconductor.

Genetics graduate student enhances science communication skills at regional conference

Tuesday March 17, 2020

CLEMSON — College of Science graduate student Rebecca MacPherson, a member of professor Trudy Mackay’s research group, conducts genetics-based research that could someday translate into new approaches for treating children born with fetal alcohol syndrome. She’s also an advocate for increasing science literacy and sharing her results with the public. On March 12-13, MacPherson was […]

POSTPONED: Clemson astrophysics grad student Marcotulli to give talk at TEDx Greenville on March 28

Tuesday March 10, 2020

 All Clemson University events have been suspended until April 5. Events scheduled for April 6 and beyond will continue to be evaluated, and any changes will be communicated as soon as decisions are made.  Lea Marcotulli’s talk has been postponed until Sept. 11, 2020. Lea Marcotulli stands at the summit of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea at […]

Clemson geneticists’ collaborative research sheds light on ‘dark’ portion of genome

Monday March 09, 2020

A study published March 9, 2020, in Genome Research titled “Gene Expression Networks in the Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel” is the culmination of years of research by Clemson University geneticists Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt. Their groundbreaking findings could significantly advance science’s understanding of a number of genetic disorders. Overall, the study lends toward a greater understanding of gene regulatory networks that contribute to human health and disease.

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