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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 career.clemson.edu/michelin_career_center/students/internships/ 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



ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars – Deadline: April 25, 2014

Atlantic Coast Conference Inter-institutional Academic Collaborative (ACCIAC) Summer Research Scholars program will support one (non-Clemson) undergraduate student from another ACC institution for summer research at Clemson. Each Scholar will receive $5,000 to cover summer living expenses and a stipend. Each summer each ACC school will receive $5000 to support an undergraduate student researcher from another



9th Annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum

Come be amazed by the nearly 150 students posters that will be on display Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 10 am – 4 pm in the Hendrix Center at the 9th Annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum. Presentations will include models, demonstrations and fascinating conversation with other brilliant undergraduate researchers. This is an excellent



Nominations for the Bradley Award for Creative Inquiry Mentoring due by April 11

The Phil and Mary Bradley Award is given each year to a Creative Inquiry mentor to recognize outstanding teaching of Creative Inquiry undergraduate student teams at Clemson University. The award is presented at the last university faculty meeting in spring semester, and consists of a plaque and cash award. Students nominate their mentors by submitting



ACCIAC Fellowships in Creativity and Innovation – Deadline: April 18, 2014

This fellowship program supports undergraduate student-driven research projects at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) campuses. Fellows are sponsored by the Clemson University Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Atlantic Coast Conference Inter-institutional Academic Collaborative (ACCIAC). Each Fellow receives an award of up to $4,000 to conduct innovative research. Examples of project outcomes could include publication,