Food Science, Nutrition, and Packaging Science – Together We’ll Go Far

Say you’re walking down the grocery store aisle and spot a nice, see-through package that reads “ORGANIC.” Just like that, you’re hooked. Do you actually know what organic foods are, or are you convinced because of the nature of the package? This mystery is what packaging and food scientists alike work every day to figure

Decipher Debut

Decipher Magazine launched its latest issue at the Decipher debut on Thursday October 9th. There was food, giveaways and poster presentations from 10 Creative Inquiry groups featured in the newest issue of the magazine. Decipher is written and designed by undergraduate students to highlight the extraordinary work accomplished in Clemson’s Creative Inquiry program. Find current

Join the Decipher Team – Apply By Aug 27

Only a few positions left on our Decipher team. Apply By Aug 27 We are still seeking talented Clemson students for the following positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Assistant Graphic Designer Creative Inquiry/Undergraduate Photography and Research Intern Decipher Assistant Editor Decipher Writers

CI Partners with Student Opportunity Center

Creative Inquiry has partnered with the Student Opportunity Center (SOC) to bring all Clemson undergraduate students over 8000 presentation, publishing, internships, and funding opportunities. The SOC is a database and community platform where students are connected with academic engagement opportunities. Opportunities in the SOC are specifically chosen and vetted for undergraduates and organized by over

CI students head to Africa

CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University students is traveling around the world to reach people in desperate need of medical equipment on the eastern coast of Africa. The group will spend two weeks in Tanzania as part of Clemson’s unique Creative Inquiry (CI) program-interdisciplinary undergraduate research combined with engaged learning. Assessing needs in Tanzania

Apply for CI Decipher internships

Apply now to help create the next issue of Decipher – The Creative Inquiry magazine. How to apply: Go to and click “UPIC Internships in ClemsonJobLink”. Search for the term “Decipher” and you will see the following list of internships and descriptions: Decipher magazine student editor Decipher magazine student editor Decipher magazine assistant graphic

9th Annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum Winners

The 9th annual Focus on Creative Inquiry (FoCI) Poster Forum featured over 140 posters from various Creative Inquiry groups. Beyond the poster presentations this year’s activities included cooking, robotics, and technology demonstrations, food, prizes, and an engaging presentation from Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Dr. Molly Kennedy. Prizes were awarded to the top

Tyler Ovington Wins Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize

The Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition is a nationwide search for the most inventive undergraduate and graduate students, with winning undergraduate teams receiving $10,000 in two categories and graduate student winners receiving $15,000 in two categories: “Cure it!” for students with inventions that can improve healthcare “Use it!” for students with inventions that can

Win Thousands of Dollars To Help You Help Others Through Social Innovation…by Saturday

Have an idea to help others? Clemson has a new I&E Community (Innovation and Entrepreneurship Community) that is focusing on engaging and empowering students to make impacts. It is powered by students and sponsored by Clemson’s Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. To celebrate Clemson’s Innovation and Research Month, Clemson’s I&E Community is hosting an I&E

Saving Clemson’s Mascot

There are only 3,200 wild tigers left in the world. The enormity of this problem has not gone unnoticed by Clemson students. In 1997, Clemson students founded Tigers for Tigers, a student initiative to support tiger conservation around the world. As Tigers for Tigers president Sean Carnell explains, “There are over fifty schools out there