Katerra joins Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute as Founding Partner

June 21, 2018

Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D) has added California-based company Katerra to its member program. Katerra joined the institute as a Founding Member, giving $50,000 toward the institute’s mission of researching, educating and providing resources for industry stakeholders in a variety of disciplines to advance wood-based products. “Clemson is delighted to have Katerra as one of its foundingRead More »

BMW continues longstanding support of Call Me MISTER and German Languages programs at Clemson

June 8, 2018

BMW has continued its longstanding support of Clemson’s Call Me MISTER and German Languages programs with two new $50,000 gifts. BMW has supported the Call Me MISTER program annually since 2002.  Call Me MISTER pairs a traditional educational curriculum with supplemental seminars in topics such as character development, community service, and teacher efficacy so thatRead More »

Ford Motor Company to sponsor Clemson Deep Orange 10 autonomous vehicle prototype

May 22, 2018

Ford Motor Company will sponsor the 10th generation Deep Orange vehicle prototype designed and conceived by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Deep Orange is hands-on project-based learning focused on systems integration and innovation. The project showcases advanced technology and provides students an opportunity to work directly with automotive industryRead More »

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation supports School of Nursing students through scholarships

May 22, 2018

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia has awarded Clemson’s School of Nursing a $94,000 grant to provide scholarships for undergraduate women. This year, the scholarships have been expanded to include Accelerated Second Degree nursing students. The Foundation’s scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need atRead More »

Bosch Community Fund awards $40,000 grant to CU-ICAR for autonomous boat STEM outreach program

April 25, 2018

The Bosch Community Fund has awarded Clemson a $40,000 grant to develop and execute a STEM outreach program focused on autonomous boat technologies for students across the Upstate. This award builds on a September 2017 grant from the Bosch Community Fund that supported the development of an autonomous boat “road map” using the AB developedRead More »

Clemson University Hosts Second Annual National Men of Color Summit

April 18, 2018

On April 12-13, Clemson University hosted the second annual National Men of Color Summit at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. The sold-out summit was attended by two thousand people and had over 45 sessions designed to encourage students to evaluate and discover their full potential. The two-day event was sponsored by aRead More »

AFL Awards Clemson University $5,000 for the Townes Program

April 18, 2018

Clemson University has been awarded a $5,000 grant by AFL, an international company focused on manufacturing, engineering, and installing fiber optic products and equipment, for the Charles H. Townes Optical Science and Engineering Summer Program. The Townes Program is an undergraduate student experience where students from diverse backgrounds in materials science and engineering come toRead More »

CFR Partner Feature: Dr. John Ballato, Sirrine Endowed Chair of Optical Fiber

April 11, 2018

Dr. Ballato received his undergraduate and PhD degrees from Rutgers University in 1993 and 1997, respectively, and then joined the Ceramic Engineering faculty at Clemson. He has been at Clemson for 21 years. During his time here, he has worked to establish the COMSET research center, which includes the nation’s premier academic laboratory for opticalRead More »

Clemson University English Professor receives Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

March 7, 2018

Clemson University associate professor of English, Rhondda Robinson Thomas has received a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to share the university’s history through a museum exhibition called “Black Clemson: From Enslavement to Integration.” This fellowship will help the exhibit travel to 10 sites across South Carolina for two years. Thomas is also partnering with localRead More »

Clemson celebrates 2017-2018 SRNL University Scholars

March 1, 2018

On Monday, Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) joined representatives from Clemson’s College of Science and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to celebrate the eighteen recipients of the SRNL University Scholarship. President Jim Clements and College of Science Founding Dean Cynthia Young spoke on the partnership between SRNL and Clemson University and the valueRead More »

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