APRIL 2015

Economics students flex fiscal muscles to win national competition

With their plan to stabilize the national debt, Clemson students won first place in the national collegiate Fiscal Challenge on Capitol Hill.
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Clemson trustees approve pre-concept plan for new campus building

Clemson trustees have given pre-concept approval for university officials to move forward in evaluating plans to design a building to replace programming in Sirrine Hall.

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Krista Wunsche awarded Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship

A double major in political science and biochemistry, Krista is one of only nine students selected nationwide. The prestigious fellowship is a summer program in Washington, D.C., that combines mentoring by former U.S. ambassadors, internships at the Department of State, and studies in international affairs.

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And the winners are...

CBBS honored students who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, outstand­ing character, community involvement and more, during the annual honors and awards ceremonies this month. View photos from the Beta Gamma Sigma Awards and the CBBS Honors & Awards.

List of Honorees

Clemson upholds Model UN tradition by bringing home a top award

In what has become a tradition, six Clemson University students successfully demonstrated their diplomatic skills recently at a Model United Nations conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and their efforts were recognized by bringing home one of the event’s top awards.

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Long road to Clemson drives student’s entrepreneurial spirit to help others

Kaitlynn Lewis has taken a different path to reaching Clemson than most 21-year-olds. The junior business major is planning to parlay her life's lessons and entrepreneurial skills she's learning at Clemson into a career of helping others.

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Clemson students tap social channels to improve admissions process

For thousands of students, opening the mailbox to find a Clemson University acceptance letter is the realization of a lifelong dream. Enhancing the dreams of those incoming freshmen is a goal of innovative social media research being conducted by CBBS undergraduates.

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When a warrior can’t go it alone

Psychology Professor Thomas Britt and his colleagues Cynthia Pury, Charles Starkey, Heidi Zinzow and Mary Anne Raymond are evaluating a new kind of training program designed to help military units support soldiers who need assistance with mental health issues.

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Clemson appoints inaugural GHS Faculty Fellows

Clemson faculty members Frances Kennedy, School of Accountancy and Finance director and professor, and Joel Williams, Public Health Sciences professor, will serve as leaders in collaborative health research between Clemson and Greenville Health System. 

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Sociology's Sarah Winslow recognized with Outstanding Women Faculty Award

Sarah Winslow was one of five recognized by The President's Commission on the Status of Women with the Clemson University Outstanding Women Awards. The awards recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to improving the status of women at Clemson.

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Chicago Magazine highlights book by sociology faculty Mary Barr

In “Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston,” Clemson sociology lecturer Mary Barr addresses successes and failures of desegregation in her Chicago suburb school and community.

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