Clemson’s fourth Truman Scholar named; second in two years
Recognized for her commitment to improving food insecurity, Veronica “Ronnie” Clevenstine, an economics major from Greenville, was named a 2021 Truman Scholar. This marks the second year in a row for a Clemson student to receive the coveted award and Clemson’s fourth recipient in 42 years.
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Students’ achievements recognized at virtual awards ceremony
Congratulations to all the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business students who were recognized with honors and awards for their accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. These students didn’t let the events of the past year hinder their achievements, and they were recently recognized in a virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony.
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Health Sciences Center awards seed grant research funding to Clemson faculty
Clemson University researchers, including one in the Department of Management, have been awarded 14 seed grants from the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The grants are funding projects on various topics from health informatics and substance use disorder to addiction recovery and rare genetic diseases.
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Clemson’s Sonoco FRESH Initiative Awards Two Research Grants, Forms Industry Advisory Board
The Sonoco FRESH initiative at Clemson University has awarded research grants to three professors who are addressing issues associated with a safe, secure and sustainable food value chain. The initiative has also formed an Advisory Board to guide its efforts in creating innovative sustainable solutions.
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IBM launches scholarship program to tap top talent, becomes Innovation Partner
IBM has expanded its relationship with Clemson University to include an annual IBM Scholars program designed to cultivate the next generation of innovative employees and leaders.
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Sanofi Healthcare gift bolsters Erwin Center, College’s power to educate
The Consumer Health Care Division of Sanofi has gifted the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business, through the Erwin Center, full membership in the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The subsequent resources from that membership will produce a plethora of educational opportunities for faculty and students alike.
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Clemson 8 Challenge raises $22k for ROTC scholarships and activities
Organizers say the inaugural Clemson 8 Challenge, the virtual remembrance march in honor of the eight Clemson alumni who survived the Bataan Death March in World War II, was a great success. The event raised more than $22,000. All of the proceeds will benefit the Clemson University ROTC Department to fund scholarships and send a group of cadets to compete in the 2022 Bataan Death March Memorial Race.
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From intelligent packaging materials to flexographic UV printing, Clemson University unpacks sustainable packaging
At Clemson University, the Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences (FNPS) and Graphic Communications (GC) departments unite at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on campus to innovate sustainability throughout the packaging process. Clemson packaging and graphics faculty are in sync with where the packaging market lies in sustainability terms, and they encourage students to maintain a sustainable outlook and approach over the course of their projects and research.
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Some experts are worried about what could happen in the post-pandemic economy. But how worried should you, a non-expert, be? Scott Baier, chair of the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, explains inflation and why it is in the news right now in Money.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has expressed humility over a record penalty to be paid for abusing its market dominance. Kevin Tsui, an associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, shares that the hefty penalty was not surprising and would not hurt Alibaba financially with Fintech Zoom.
Michael Makowsky, associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, discusses his research on how policies that increase wages affect recidivism on the Probable Causation podcast.
China stirred a boycott against foreign firms over their stance on Xinjiang cotton. Kevin Tsui, an associate professor of economics at Clemson University, said Chinese brands are unlikely to take over the market share of their foreign counterparts unless the authorities ban the latter outright in AppleDaily.
Craig Wallace, chair of the Department of Management, discusses the importance of connecting people analytics to business outcomes in his blog post on SHRM Executive Network.
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Clemson University Graduation Ceremonies
Congratulations to the 2021 Clemson University graduates! Graduation Ceremonies will be held May 5 – 8 at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC. Click the button below to find more information about the ceremonies and a link to watch virtually.
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Clemson MBA Interactive Online Info Session
Join us live online via Zoom Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Meet our admissions team to ask questions and learn more about each program. Enjoy a short presentation followed by a Q&A session. We'll cover course requirements, the application process and help you choose the program that's right for you!
Innovative Leadership Series: David Snow, Cedar Gate Technologies
Join the Clemson MBA Program on Friday, May 21, 2021, from noon – 1:30 p.m. to hear David Snow, chairman and CEO of Cedar Gate Technologies, speak about his experience as a business leader.
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