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 recognizes 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 »

Clemson celebrates Sonoco FRESH, a 5-year, $2.725 million fresh food packaging initiative

February 22, 2018

Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has partnered with Clemson to establish the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) innovation hub, which seeks to develop new technologies and new forms of packaging to optimize the fresh food lifecycle. Sonoco FRESH will be housed in the Sonoco Institute of PackagingRead More »

Charleston hosts STEM Festival presented by Bosch

February 20, 2018

On February 3, Charleston hosted the 2018 Charleston STEM Festival, presented by Bosch. The one-day festival featured 80 exhibitors that provided hands-on activities, live performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented STEM entertainment. The free event brought guests of all ages to participate in interactive presentations like “Ask a Meteorologist,” a Career Concourse featuring job training andRead More »

Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center unveiled

February 19, 2018

Clemson University unveiled the new Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center on Thursday in Greenville. The Center will be a hub for automotive researchers, students, and manufacturers where they can collaborate to develop and learn advanced manufacturing techniques. As part of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), the Vehicle Assembly Center is a collaborationRead More »

CFR Partner Feature: Dr. Todd Marek, Executive Director of the Watt Center

February 19, 2018

The CFR team is beginning a new series of faculty and staff feature stories to highlight partnerships with the academy that have increased corporate support of Clemson. Our first feature highlights Dr. Todd Marek, Executive Director of Clemson’s Watt Family Innovation Center. Dr. Marek works closely with the Corporate and Foundation Relations team to establishRead More »

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