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Beginning July 2021, we will be offering hybrid programming! We are excited to return to in-person programming but are happy to be able to accommodate those who may not be able to come to the building. Each program/seminar, where appropriate, will have an in-person option as well as a link to join the session via Zoom!  We are dedicated to providing our faculty the engaging content and information that we always provide but are happy to provide multiple formats in which to engage! If you would like assistance with Zoom please contact Nicci Hanewald at nherman@clemson.edu. You also may click HERE for easy instructions for joining a Zoom presentation.

  • Please contact Nicci Hanewald at nherman@clemson.edu with any questions or if you would like information about virtually joining a presentation.

Upcoming Presentations/Outings 

November 16, 2021 (Tuesday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Online Discussion: Conversations with Undergraduate Students-Open Discussion: We invite all members of the Emeritus College to meet with the Outreach Committee and the Undergraduate Support Committee to discuss options for establishing a faculty mentoring program for undergraduate transfer students, using the CIS program as a model.

December 1, 2021 (Wednesday) 11:30am – 1:30pm, Holiday Social Luncheon at Palmetto Event Center: We hope you can join us for this always fun get-together! We are planning something a bit different this year with an in-person holiday luncheon! Guests are welcome! This fantastic venue will offer plenty of space as well as a delicious lunch! Enjoy the musical performance of Wanda Johnson with guitarist Austin Brashier! Click HERE to read more about Wanda and her fascinating career! Fun will definitely be had by all! Masks are recommended when not eating. Click here for venue location. Please specify any dietary restrictions. RSVP by replying to this email or calling 864-656-3990. Space is limited to 150.

December 2, 2021 (Thursday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Hybrid Seminar: Mosquitoes, Mosquito Vectored Diseases, and Mosquito control in Urban Settings with Dr. Tim Drake, State Entomologist:  This presentation will explore several different species of mosquitoes likely to transmit human disease pathogens along with some diseases that are both endemic in the southeastern US and those that pose a potential threat to human populations.  It also will cover some control strategies that can be implemented to prevent and control the mosquitoes most likely to transmit human diseases. This session is hybrid, which means you can either come to the Emeritus College to meet in-person or join us virtually to enjoy the presentation. The technology is ready for us to be together, whether near or far!  If you would like to join the presentation virtually, click the following link up to 15 minutes prior to start time on December 2: https://clemson.zoom.us/j/93382445050  (Meeting ID: 933 8244 5050)  To join by telephone (be aware standard carrier rates apply), dial one of the following numbers by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)  +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)  +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)  +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)   +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)   +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)  (Meeting ID: 933 8244 5050)

December 7, 2021 (Tuesday) 10:00am – 11:00am, Online Interest Group: Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: The Memoir Group is having one meeting over the holiday period, and we hope to make the most of it! Holiday memories abound when this time of year rolls around. How did we celebrate when we were kids, what special traditions did we have?  When we were young adults making out own way in the world, how did that change?  All this and our regular checking in on our progress on our personal memoir projects. We look forward to new members joining us at our new time slot of Tuesday mornings. If you would like to join the presentation, click the following link up to 15 minutes prior to start time on December 7: https://clemson.zoom.us/j/98561113396 (Meeting ID: 985 6111 3396)   To join by telephone (be aware standard carrier rates apply), dial one of the following numbers by your location:  +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)   +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)   +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)   +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)   +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)   +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)  (Meeting ID: 985 6111 3396)

December 9, 2021 (Thursday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Online Open Discussion: Potential Prison Education Program: We invite all members of the Emeritus College to meet with the Outreach Committee and the Undergraduate Support Committee to discuss options for establishing a faculty mentoring program for SC inmates who are enrolled in college courses, using the CIS program as a model.  The most common option for incarcerated individuals who want to enroll in college courses is through paper-based correspondence courses.  The inmates then have no contact with instructor or other support individuals other than by mail.  The prison facilities do allow for inmate phone calls and video visits, which could provide a possible connection for a mentoring program.  A mentoring program has the potential to provide support for these individuals that would enhance their chances for success. If you would like to join the presentation, click the following link up to 15 minutes prior to start time on December 9:  https://clemson.zoom.us/j/97554380209  (Meeting ID: 975 5438 0209)   To join by telephone (be aware standard carrier rates apply), dial one of the following numbers by your location:   +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)   +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)   +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)  +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)   +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)   +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)   (Meeting ID: 975 5438 0209)

STAY TUNED FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  • January 6, 2021 (Thursday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Online Workshop: Cloud Storage with Curt Russell 
  • January 11, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00am – 12:30am, Hybrid Seminar: European Union Part 1 with Dr. Steve Wainscott 
  • January 13, 2021 (Thursday) 11:00am – 12:30am, Hybrid Seminar: European Union Part 2 with Dr. Steve Wainscott 
  • January 18, 2021 (Tuesday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Hybrid Seminar: Unbuilt Clemson with Dennis Taylor

 

PAST PRESENTATIONS: Please note that recorded presentations are not edited, therefore the transcription may not be 100% accurate

  • The Climatology of Historic Hurricanes and Tropical Storms that have Impacted the Palmetto State with Melissa Griffin, SC Assistant State Climatologist: Melissa offered so much valuable historic and current information about the impacts of tropical storms and hurricanes in SC. You will definitely want to check it out!! Click HERE to view presentation.
  • Wastewater Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in Three Clemson Area Sewersheds with Dr. David Freedman, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences: Dr. Freedman’s presentation reiterates that Clemson University is on the forefront of the battle against COVID. Watch this presentation to see how the wastewater surveillance program is helping with the detection of COVID!
  • ONLINE Interest Group: Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: Another great session with a focus on dialogue in your writing. Click HERE to view this informative session.
  • I Should Have Known I was Writing a Book but I Didn’t! with Dr. Frankie Felder: Thank so much to Dr. Felder for sharing her INCREDIBLE journey writing OURstory Unchained and Liberated from HIStory! This presentation is worth watching. Click HERE to view the seminar. Click HERE to see a video about the book and it’s making!
  • Belgium: European Crossroads Part 2 with Dr. Steve Wainscott: What a fantastic trip through a beautiful country! These recordings will entice you to plan your next vacation! Click HERE for Part 2.
  • Belgium: European Crossroads Part 1 with Dr. Steve Wainscott: You’ll definitely want to watch this sessions as Dr. Wainscott “travels” around Belgium! Click HERE to view presentation.
  • Antebellum Funeral Practices, Part 2 with Dr. Tim Drake: Dr. Drake provided a great second portion of his two part series on Antebellum Funeral practices. You definitely will want to check out this recording!
  • Antebellum Funeral Practices, Part 1 with Dr. Tim Drake: You will DEFINITELY want to watch Dr. Drake’s presentation. It is truly fascinating! His family has been in South Carolina for 14 generations and his wealth of knowledge about the customs of this area are to be noted for sure! Click HERE for presentation.
  • Fall Picnic and Annual Meeting: Did you miss the virtual Fall Picnic/Annual Meeting on October 5? At this event, the Emeritus College awarded its Emeritus Award for Community Service! No worries, if you missed it! Click HERE to see all the details about the event including a link to the recording. You will definitely want to check it out!
  • Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: This interest group just keeps getting better and better! You will definitely want to watch this recording
  • “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” – The Ghent Altarpiece: Part 2 with Dr. Steve Wainscott, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: Part 2 of this program proved to be just as engaging and interesting as Part 1. You will definitely want to see this presentation that highlights the drama surrounding the Altarpiece. Click HERE to view presentation.
  • Make a Versatile No-Glue Bound Book with Donna Reiss, Associate Professor Emerita of English: Thanks to Donna for this incredible workshop. You will definitely want to check this recording, you just may develop an terrific, new hobby!  Click HERE for material list for the workshop. Click HERE to view useful handout from the session!
  • “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” – The Ghent Altarpiece: Part 1 with Dr. Steve Wainscott, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: Once again, Dr. Wainscott provided a fabulous presentation on this historic artwork. You will definitely want to watch the recording
  • Co-authors from Concept Ideas to Publishing with Katherine Smith and Kelly Durham: This seminar was fantastic! Kelly and Kathryn’s tips and suggestions for collaboration are so useful to all interested in this method of writing! Check out the presentation HERE!
  • Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: Another great session for this interest group! These groups are always so informative and helpful. They provide easy recommendations for starting to write down your memories. We had folks from near and far (Columbia and Virginia!) for this session. Click HERE to see this session and you will definitely want to check out prior sessions!
  • Adobe Lightroom, Part 1 with Curt Russell, CCIT Emeritus Support: As always, Curt did a great job on presenting this topic! You will definitely want to watch this program on how to utilize Lightroom to organize, edit and much more all your pictures! Click HERE to view presentation.
  • Hybrid Interest Group: Smartphone Interest Group with Sam Wang: Another great session and very informative! Click HERE to view the group session. Please note that the beginning of the session did not record.
  • Passwords – What’s in a Word with Curt Russell, CCIT Emeritus Support: Once again, Curt has provided very valuable information for keeping your information safe! You will definitely want to watch this session, if you missed it! Please contact Nicci, if you would like access to this session.
  • Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: This group just keeps getting better and better! You will definitely want to check out the recording from this past session. Click HERE to view.
  • Memoir Writing with Marty Duckenfield: Another fascinating discussion and idea exchange for chronicling your memories! If you missed the group, please be sure to watch the discussion HERE. You will be glad you did!
  • Online Seminar: Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking with Dr. Victoria Gillis: You will definitely want to watch Dr. Gillis’ presentation. Her work with the RWCT program is truly fascinating and worthwhile.  Click HERE to view program. 
  • Meet Dr. John Lopes, Dean, CU Graduate School: Dr. John Lopes, Dean of the Graduate School, joined Clemson University on August 15, 2020 as Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School.  He was happy to meet the emeritus faculty and looks forward to future collaborations with the Emeritus College. Click HERE to view discussion.
  • Online Interest Group:  Coffee Conversation on Memoir Writing hosted by Marty Duckenfield: Another great interest group! Attendees offered tons of great resources as well as reflections of their own memoir ambitions.  Click HERE to view session.
  • Quilts of Valor with Dr. Victoria Gillis: Dr. Gillis provided a fascinating presentation on the Quilts of Valor program and her involvement with the program. She also emphasized the importance of quilting and sewing in her life. Definitely worth watching, click HERE to view.
  • Reggio Emilia, Italy: Schools, Community and Inspirations with Dr. Dee Stegelin, Professor Emerita of Teaching and Learning: Dr. Stegelin’s time with the study abroad program to Italy was fascinating. We thank her for sharing her experiences as well as expanding our knowledge of the approach to education in Reggio Emilia. Her students truly benefited from the experience! Click HERE to view presentation. 
  • Becoming the Solution to “People Pollution”: An Overview of Stormwater Education, Outreach, and Public Involvement at Clemson University with Haley Parent, Cooperative Extension Water Resources Extension Agent: Haley’s work with Clemson University and Carolina Clear is so interesting and valuable. You will definitely want to view this recording. Click HERE to view!
  • Not Our First Pandemic:  The Need for Epidemiology in the 21st Century with Dr. Rachel Mayo, Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Public Health Sciences: This presentation is worth watching! Dr. Mayo’s history of epidemics and pandemics is fascinating. The discussion at the end also is very insightful! Click HERE to view the presentation.
  • Adventures in Kenya – from fresh-market vegetables in Nairobi to wildlife of the Maasai Mara with Dr. Vance Baird, Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Horticulture: Dr. Baird provided a fantastic presentation about his research and travels in Kenya! Click HERE to view the presentation.
  • World War I: Part 2 of 2, with Dr. Steve Wainscott, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: What a fantastic conclusion to this two part series! Click HERE to view the second presentation!

Please contact Nicci Hanewald (nherman@clemson.edu or 864-656-3990) to view recordings of the below presentations.

  • World War I: Part 1 of 2, with Dr. Steve Wainscott, Professor Emeritus of Political Science: You will definitely want to watch the first in this two part series of seminars by Dr. Wainscott. His passion and knowledge of WWI is captivating!
  • Coffee Chat focusing on Smartphone/Tablet Uses: These groups are always so informative! Please plan to join for the next session!
  • Let’s Go Sketching Clemson Campus! with Lynn Craig, Professor Emeritus of Architecture:  Once again, Lynn provided a fantastic session! You will definitely want to watch this one. His teaching style and humor both come together for an enjoyable time! Click HERE for more information about the workshop including the photos necessary for participation. 
  • Growing Up with Cotton – A Personal Story with Jim Palmer, Emeritus Professor of Agronomy and Soils: Dr. Palmer’s presentation was not only a personal account of growing up on a South Carolina cotton farm but a history of cotton in our area. His knowledge and ability to take you back to the time when cotton was a vital crop in the Upstate are definitely worth watching. The attendance at this presentation was fantastic with a great mix of faculty from all disciplines that added to the active Q & A session! One attendee responded, “Today’s was among the best I’ve attended, given the input from various academic specters. Some ag, history, ecology, labor law,  geography… Like in an academic community-as intended. THANKS!”
  • Coffee Conversation on Memoir Writing hosted by Marty Duckenfield: Thanks to Marty for hosting this chat session about how to start thinking about writing a memoir. The session participants offer many great suggestions and tools for getting started.
  • Beautiful Music with Dr. Eric Lapin and His Students: Many thanks to Dr. Lapin and his students. Piper Starnes’, Junior at CU, piano recital was truly magical as was senior, Kevin Arnold’s vocal performance. They truly are two of Clemson’s finest. You will definitely want to watch this recording.
  • Morning Conversations with Dr. Hoke Hill and Mrs. Lucy Eubanks:  What is AROHE (Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education)?  Why should I want to know?  What benefits might AROHE offer me? These questions and much more were answered by Hoke and Lucy.
  • Staying SHAARP: Evidence-Based Programs to Keep Our Brains Healthy with Dr. Lesley Ross, SmartLife Endowed Chair of Aging and Cognition, Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of the Institute of Engaged Aging: This seminar is definitely worth watching! Dr. Ross’ research on Brain Health as one ages is truly fascinating. She also gives some great tips on maintaining brain health!
  • Online Interest Group: Coffee Chat focusing on Smartphone/Tablet Uses: What a great and informative session! Please plan to join us for the next one. You are sure to come away with lots of great tips!
  • Traveling again via Google Earth with Dr. Bill Stringer, Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils
  • Global Change is Changing the Color of Flowers with Dr. Matthew Koski, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
  • University COVID Testing with Dr. Delphine Dean, Ron and Jane Lindsay Family Innovation Professor of Bioengineering
  • Research for an Engaged Retirement with Margaret Laurence, Boston College
  • Nano Tweezers: Manipulating Materials One Crystal at a Time with Dr. Fadi Abdeljawad, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
  • Anecdotes from 60 Years of Doing Research with Dr. Steve Hedetniemi, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
  • Coffee Chat focusing on the Direction and Goals for the EC for 2021 and the Future with Joel Greenstein (EC Chair), Bill Stringer (EC Vice Chair) and Jerry Trapnell (Chair, EC Strategic Planning Committee)
  • Ethical Principles and the COVID 19 Pandemic:  Clinical Care, Public Health and Public Policy with Dr. Lee Crandall: Dr. Crandall’s timely presentation is definitely worth watching! His review of ethics theory and insights on the ethical considerations during these times provides the viewer with greater understanding of the current ethical obstacles.
  • Online Seminar: Troll Spotting and the Watt Center Media Forensics Hub with Dr. Darren Linvill, Associate Professor of Communication: As always, Dr. Linvill’s presentation was relevant, informative and worth seeing!  You may want to try and Spot the Troll by clicking HERE
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination in South Carolina State Water Planning with Dr. Jeffrey Allen, Director of the South Carolina Water Resources Center: May thanks to Dr. Allen for his informative seminar on the development of South Carolina’s water plan.
  • What Does It Take to Get Children Ready for School in South Carolina? With Marcia Bacon (Clemson Alumna), CEO of Richland First Steps (Richland County): The dedication and commitment of those educating South Carolina’s youngest citizens it to be commended! Marcia Bacon is on the “front lines” of these efforts.
  • Testing for COVID-19: Science and Politics with Dr. Gary Powell, Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Biochemistry: Dr. Gary Powell provided and up-to-date seminar on the science and politics of testing for COVID-19.
  • The Hacienda La Esperanza Steam Engine and Sugar Mill with Dr. Cecil Huey, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering: Many thanks to Dr. Huey for his presentation on the Hacienda La Esperanza Steam Engine! You will definitely want to give this program a watch!
  • Clemson’s New AI Research Institute for Science and Engineering (AIRISE) with Professor Mitch Shue, School of Computing and Dr. Feng Luo, School of Computing: Professor Shue and Dr. Luo provided an informative account of AI research at Clemson. With over 80 faculty participating, this research is truly across disciplines.
  • Cultivating Food Security in a Changing World with Emily Burchfield, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences and Honors Program Coordinator, Emory University: This presentation is definitely worth watching. Dr. Burchfield’s research is so relevant for today and in the future. As a Clemson Alumnae, Duckenfield Scholar and Honor’s College graduate, she credits her time at Clemson as instrumental in her development as a researcher.
  • Virtual Recital with Dr. Eric Lapin, Director of Artistic Initiatives and Senior Lecturer of Music: Once again, Dr. Lapin did not disappoint! His performance was a great way to spend the morning. B
  • Creating a Faster COVID-19 Test with Feng Ding, Associate Professor of Physics and Faculty Scholar (CU School of Health): The research occurring at Clemson is truly remarkable and Dr. Ding’s research in creating a faster COVID test is at the top of the list.
  • Impact of Climate Change on Bird Life in the Upstate and Beyond with Dr. Imtiaz Haque, Professor Emeritus of Automotive Engineering: Haque has turned his hobby into a passion and his presentation is fantastic! We all need to be concerned about the effects of climate change on birds.
  • Congratulations to our 2020 Emeritus Award for Research and Scholarship Recipients!! Dr. David Bodde, Professor and Senior Fellow Emeritus of Automotive Engineering, CU-ICAR and Dr. Stephen Hedetniemi, Professor Emeritus and Chair of Computer Sciences were awarded this prestigious honor in a virtual ceremony on Oct. 6. Dr. Bodde’s  nominator stated, “Dr. Bodde continues his life as a scholar, applying his knowledge and expertise to societal challenges such as global energy issues, technological changes that threaten the automotive industry, and even chronic poverty. He is very deserving of this award.” Dr. Hedetniemi’s nominator stated, “His prolific publication record since retiring has contributed more than half to achieving his current Google Scholar h-index of 58, over 7,000 of his total number of citations, that is approaching 20,000, and 74 publications toward his total lifetime publication count of over 300.”   Dr. Tanju Karanfil, vice president for research, provided the keynote address. Dr. Karanfil provided attendees with an update on the Clemson’s R-1 status and research as well we stated, “In fact, we are an R-1 institution today because of you. Emeritus faculty helped us to lay the grounds for a strong culture, strong facilities and abilities. Because of the hard work that you have done, today we have accomplished the Carnegie R-1 status. Of course, we do not stop there. We will continue to improve but I would like to recognize the major roles that every one of you as Clemson faculty and administrators have played in that accomplishment.” Click here to view Dr. Karanfil’s presentation. Click here to read more about their amazing accomplishments post retirement!!
  • Freshwater Pollution in Asia and the Role of Insects in Its Management with Dr. John Morse, Professor Emeritus of Entomology: Thank you Dr. Morse for a terrific presentation.
  • That Often-Irrational Human Brain with June Pilcher, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Psychology: Once again, Dr. Pilcher offered a fascinating session with lots of practical and interesting information. This presentation is worth watching!
  • Adobe Lightroom, Part 1 with Curt Russell, CCIT Emeritus Support: Curt gave another great session on how to use Lightroom, the photo program for photo management and editing.
  • The Role of Nonviolent Protest in Our Society with Todd May, Class of 1941 Memorial Professor, Philosophy and Religion: Dr. May’s presentation was so informative and very relevant for the current times.
  • What Happens if the Sun Sets at Midday? with Dr. Dale Linvill, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Meteorology: You will definitely want to check out Dr. Linvill’s research on the 2017 Solar Eclipse. While everyone else was looking up, he and his granddaughter were gathering data of what happened on the surface of the earth. Fascinating!
  • China: Wow! It’s quite a place with Dr. James Brannan, Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Sciences: Brannan’s discussion about his time in China was truly fascinating. The videos and pictures he shared are really worth seeing!
  • Covid-19 Vaccines-an update with Gary Powell, Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Biochemistry: Dr. Powell provided an in-depth presentation on the progress of COVID-19 vaccines along with explanations on the stages of vaccine testing and much more.  Click HERE for links to informational videos you may want as well.
  • Healthy Sleep/Healthy Life with Dr. June Pilcher, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Psychology: This informative presentation follows the science of sleep but also provides practical advice on how we all can get a better night’s sleep on a consistent basis!
  • Virtual Recognition Ceremony: The Emeritus College and Office of the Provost were privileged to celebrate the inaugural class of I. Dwaine Eubanks Emeritus College Fellows, the 2019-20 Emeriti, and the 2019-20 EC Memberships (regular b, associate and affiliate). While we prefer in-person events, it was an honor to be able to recognize these outstanding individuals virtually.
  • Buildings and Landscapes, Teaching the Art of Freehand Drawing with Lynn Craig, FAIA, RIBA, Professor Emeritus of Architecture: You will definitely want to watch this presentation! Professor Craig has shared his talent with all of us and during the presentation provides guidance on how we all can freehand draw! The students are lucky he is still teaching this class for the Architecture Department!
  • COVID-19: Diagnosis through recovery, one survivor’s experience with Johnell Brooks: 124 days after she first contracted the virus, Dr. Brooks’ presentation was riveting and chronicled her path to recovery with many practical suggestions. Special thanks to Dr. William Logan for his appearance and providing the medical knowledge to recovery. This is one presentation that you will want to see.
  • Call Me MiSTER: A Historical Perspective on the Educational Disenfranchisement of Black People in South Carolina with Dr. Roy Jones, Provost Distinguished Professor: What an extraordinary presentation! Dr. Jones provided such insight and an the important historical timeline of the educational disenfranchisement of black people in South Carolina. Click HERE to view some important talking points from the presentation. The document also provides some links that were shared during the discussion.
  • Visiting the CERN and ITER Facilities: A journey through France and cutting-edge physics with Dr. John Meriwether, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy: What an exciting journey Dr. Meriwether took audience members on through the CERN and ITER Facilities in France! You will definitely want to see this cutting-edge science.
  • Online Arts Experience with Dr. Eric Lapin, Director of Artistic Initiatives and Senior Lecturer of Music: Lapin’s presentation gave a new perspective to the online arts experience and how venues/organization are finding unique methods of engagement during this time. His presentation is definitely worth watching!
  • Temperature as a Neurological Stressor with Caitlin Seluzicki : Caitlin’s work in the Margolis Lab at John Hopkins University is truly fascinating as she completes her second year in the PhD, BCMB Program at John Hopkins School of Medicine. She is one alumna Clemson can be proud of!
  • More to the Story: The Golden Age of Hollywood with Kelly Durham, Local Author and Businessman: Durham gave a fascinating presentation on Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s. You will definitely want to see this presentation!
  • Coloring the Conservation Conversation with Dr. Drew Lanham, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology: Thank you Dr. Lanham for you ability to relate the natural world to human behaviors! Click HERE to view an article from The New Yorker about Corina Newsome and the Black Birders Movement mentioned by Dr. Lanham.
  • Google Drive with Curt Russell, Emeritus CCIT Support: Curt gave another useful presentation on utilizing Google Drive.
  • Glyphosate and GMO’s:  Science-based progress vs. human health dangers with DrJim Palmer, Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils: Thanks to Dr. Palmer for the insightful discussion.
  • Hornets and Wasps in the Palmetto State with  Eric Benson: South Carolina has some beneficial pollinators for sure!
  • Covid-19: An Overview: Dr. Matt Turnbull gave a fantastic and informative session on Covid-19! It is definitely worth watching, if you were not able to attend.
  • Covid-19 and the Climate Crisis: Many thanks to 2020 Honors Graduate Jessica Harris for an engaging presentation! Click HERE to download Jessica’s Honors Thesis.
  • Computer Maintenance and Malware Prevention: Curt Russell, Emeritus CCIT Support, provided another very informative session on how to keep our computers safe and running properly.
  • Africa with Larry Allen: Dr. Allen’s and his colleagues’ work in Africa with youth and the park system is something Clemson University can truly be proud of!
  • CCIT Best Practices: Thanks to Curt Russell, Emeritus CCIT Support, for his presentation on keeping our information safe in this ever-changing world of IT and IT security.
  • Comparative Genomics: From Flies to Humans, Humans to Flies: Dr. Trudy Mackay gave a fascinating presentation on her research taking place at the Clemson Center for Human Genetics in Greenwood, SC.
  • Fig Buttercup Presentation: Dr. Bill Stringer’s presentation on the invasive species Fig Buttercup was definitely a wake up call for those that love Lake Conestee Nature Preserve. Thanks to Bill and the SC Native Plant Society for all their efforts to control the spread of this invasive species. Click HERE to see the PowerPoint.
  • Zoom Tutorial: May thanks to Del Kimbler for his informative session on how to use Zoom.
  • For the Birds with Skip Eisiminger: Thanks so much to Skip for his thought provoking discussion on birds and their contributions to our everyday language. They truly are amazing!!  Click HERE to see Skip’s handout as well as a list of his favorite bird books.
  • Duckenfield Scholars Presentation: The 2019 Duckenfield Scholars gave a fantastic presentation on their work while at Oxford University. Both students will be graduating this year and will make Clemson proud as they move on to their future careers!
  • Library Presentation: Thanks so much to Lili Klar and Rodger Bishop for this great presentation!