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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, […]

Finding Flavor and Fighting Sickness in Food

Coffee and cancer aren’t often mentioned in the same sentence, but in Dr. Feng Chen’s laboratory, both are topics of much debate. On Dr. Chen’s Creative Inquiry team, students from the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Science get lab experience in a variety of food-related subjects, from analyzing the flavor of coffee to evaluating […]

A Fruitful Discovery: Why We Age

In recent years, fruits like the acai berry and pomegranate (coined ‘superfruits’) have been wildly heralded for their numerous health benefits. But what role do such fruits actually play in increasing the human lifespan? Groundbreaking research is being conducted by biological sciences professor Dr. Yuqing Dong, microbiology and molecular medicine professor Dr. Min Cao, and […]

The Pulse of Perception: The relationship between blood pressure and emotional recognition

Lub-dub, lub-dub, lub-dub. The heart of a participant beats as Dr. Jim McCubbin’s students listen through a stethoscope for the faint whoosh that indicates systolic blood pressure, with an eye on the blood pressure gauge and a cuff on the subject’s arm. The undergraduates on this Creative Inquiry team are manually assessing blood pressure to […]