In the Know – Nov. 5, 2018

November 5, 2018

By Cloe Michaud, Class of 2020

Pic of Martine LaBergeMartine LaBerge named Fellow by the Biomedical Engineering Society

Martine LaBerge is one of the newest Fellows in the Biomedical Engineering Society, an honor recognizing her for exceptional achievements and experience in biomedical engineering.

LaBerge is chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson and executive director of the Clemson University Biomedical Engineering Innovation Campus, or CUBEInC, in Greenville.

She is among 165 Fellows in the society, which was founded in 1968 and now has more than 7,000 members.

Pic of Eric MuthEric Muth named research leader Fellow by APLU

Eric Muth, associate dean for research and graduate studies in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has been named a research leader fellow by the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU). The fellowship provides training to individuals who aspire to become vice presidents, vice chancellors or vice provosts for research to develop critical new knowledge and skills.

The APLU’s Council on Research named Muth along with only six other rising research leaders across the country for this second cohort of research leader fellows. The fellows, who join eight inaugural fellows selected in 2017, were selected earlier this summer and introduced at the 2018 CoR Summer Meeting in Bozeman, Montana. Of all 15 fellows, Muth is the only associate dean.

Award-winning poets will read in benefit for Upstate food programs

Jillian Weise and Julia Koets will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, benefitting Clemson University’s Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event will take place on Nov. 14 in the Self Auditorium at the Visitor’s Center. A donation of canned goods or cash is requested for admission. Checks can also be made out to Loaves & Fishes. For more information on the event or the poets, visit here.

Pic of CUPD appreciationCUPD thanks facilities for constructing Incident Command Center

Nearly 30 members of the university facilities staff visited the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) headquarters last week to be recognized for getting the Incident Command Center up and running prior to the start of the home football season. The space has been used as a centralized hub on game days by CUPD, Fire/EMS, Emergency Management, CCIT and several other areas. Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Greg Mullen thanked the group for its efforts in establishing the center back in August, and individually recognized the contributions of each individual from facilities.

Cooper Library seeking artist submissions

The Cooper Library seeks artists from the university and the Clemson community to submit art work for a juried exhibition, “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work.” Submissions are welcomed in any media, including digital works, made within the past five years. The submission deadline is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 20. To learn more about the themes for this year and submission guidelines, click here.


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