Spiro Institute, paid internship jump-start student start-ups

Junior Cullen Schlageter is one of eight beneficiaries of a Spiro Institute UPIC (University Professional Internship Co-op) program, which pays students for 160 hours of work on their start-ups during a semester.

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Clemson business school creates state’s first MBA in analytics program

Clemson University’s business school will begin offering a Master of Business Administration program in analytics starting in the fall semester of 2016, making it the first South Carolina university to provide a dedicated business analytics focus for graduate students.

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Young entrepreneur forgoes desk work through furniture start-up

One of Steven Kasay’s biggest fears is being in a career that would have him working behind a desk. Given a sedentary workday doesn’t sit well with the Clemson sophomore, Steven is in the start-up phase of a business that will have others sitting in style. 

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Clemson sophomore making waves with watersports business

Oil and water aren’t normally a good combination, but in Clemson sophomore Christian Vizethann’s case, both appear to be playing a role in his career path. Christian Vizethann filled a need for a watersports service on New York’s Lake George, and it’s paying off. 

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Clemson MBAe program one route to being your own boss

The youngest working generational group largely wants to work for themselves, and traditional methods have adapted to new trends. In Clemson's MBA in Entrepreneurship program, students study the unique challenges and needs of starting and running their own businesses in the modern marketplace.

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Accountancy faculty Prater, Madray honored by CPA group

School of Accountancy senior lecturers Mary Ann Prater and Russell Madray have been named as two of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. Both have received the Clemson Alumni Master Teacher Award as well.

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Clemson earns 2016 Military Friendly School designation

Clemson has been named a 2016 Military Friendly School, a designation awarded to universities, community colleges and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

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Friend’s passing rekindles Pepsi exec’s love for Clemson

When Moore Patton graduated with a business degree from Clemson in 1982, he set off on pursuing a career and started raising a family with his wife of 28 years. Moore never looked back, until a life-changing event brought him home again.

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Marketing alumnus brings NYC flavor to Greenville

Jim Tindal, a Greenville native, has been involved in the Upstate business scene for more than 25 years. Tindal and business partner Todd Prochaska have spent the last decade building The New York Butcher Shoppe brand after purchasing the entity from its creator.

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Poll finds South Carolinians interested, but undecided on presidential candidates

With the South Carolina presidential primary elections just three months away, about half the state’s voters in both parties say they are following the news about the race, but are undecided about whom they will support, according to a new Clemson Palmetto Poll.

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Clemson economist predicts slight increase in interest rate

Bruce Yandle, Clemson alumni distinguished professor emeritus of economics, expects the Federal Reserve to “nudge up the interest rate just a bit at its December meeting.” He said that between now and 2018, the nation will see real gross domestic product growth between 2.2% and 3.0% followed by “a slowing economy, an old-fashioned credit crunch,” in late 2018.

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Immigration audits influenced by politics and economics

After reviewing more than 40,000 immigration audits, Clemson and George Mason economists found the number of audits increased with local unemployment. Further, the likelihood that a violation was identified depended on the party affiliation of the local member of Congress.

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Women most likely to vent career-family stress at work, Clemson study shows

The struggle for work-life balance exacts a toll on individuals and their families, but co-workers also bear the brunt of that stress and women are the most likely to dish it out, according to Clemson researchers.

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Clemson professors team up to create new weight loss tech

The idea is to change eating behavior by taking a few less bites at each meal. Regardless of whether they eat healthier foods, the user should eat less and lose weight over time because they haven't consumed as much, said Eric Muth, psychology professor and director of the Human Factors Institute.

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Nov. 21: Military Appreciation Day football game vs Wake Forest

Clemson is celebrating Military Appreciation Week by hosting a series of events to recognize Clemson’s rich tradition of military excellence and to honor the 10,000-plus Clemson men and women who have served in the armed forces. The celebration will culminate with pre-game and halftime activities this Saturday, including the ROTC Alumni Tailgate.

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Dec. 4: First Friday Leadership Series with Scott Carlton

Join Clemson MBA Programs, The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and The Upstate Business Journal for First Friday Leadership series speaker Scott Carlton, President, SGL Group - The Carbon Company, at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 4 at Greenville ONE, followed by a networking reception.

There is a "leaking pipeline of women in IT" that starts in K-12 education,

and continues through college and career, said Jason Thatcher, management professor and director of the Social Analytics Institute, in the Greenville News article Women Who Code looks to empower female programmers.

FanDuel and DraftKings games are set up very much like poker,

said Raymond Sauer, economics professor and chair, in the Marketplace Business News commentary Do daily fantasy sports sites amount to gambling? 

Rebranding with a locally tied, somewhat offbeat mascot,

can lead to success for minor league teams, said Delancy Bennett, assistant professor of marketing, in the Greenville News article Swamp Rabbits hope new name attracts fans