Creative Inquiry

Human Powered Vehicles

Each spring, ASME hosts a nationwide competition for engineering programs to develop a vehicle entirely powered by a human. While the thoughts of a human-powered vehicle may invoke images of a Fred Flintstone-esque rudimentary car for some, do not make this mistake. Over twenty members strong, this Creative Inquiry combines some of the best mechanical engineering students Clemson University has to offer to produce a cutting edge, innovative design capable of ranging from carrying groceries to endurance racing.

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Engaged Aging: Caring for Others, Caring for Self

CI Project, Effects of Thoughts and Sensory Experiences on Heart Rate Variability of Older Adults, addresses the needs of family caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and their care recipients. This project was created in response to the overwhelming number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in South Carolina.

Apps R Us

Offering students the chance to develop apps for needs around Clemson’s campus, Dr. Roy Pargas, associate professor in the School of Computing, invites students to the Apps R Us Creative Inquiry team.

Go With Your Gut

The human gastrointestinal tract may not be a frequent topic of everyday conversation, but it sure is a conversation worth having as it is home to symbiotic bacteria that assist in digestion.

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Extreme Orange

2nd Annual National Tiger Awareness Week

The 2nd Annual National Tiger Awareness Week is November 9-13th, 2015. There will be events all week to raise awareness about our mascot disappearing and how we as Clemson Tigers can save them! Follow Clemson University Tigers for Tigers on Facebook or Twitter.


Decipher Debut

Please join us for the official debut of the 2015 issue of the Creative Inquiry magazine, Decipher, on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 4-6:30 pm at the Cooper Library Lobby. We’ll provide refreshments and the opportunity to visit with students from CI projects and from the 2015 and 2016 Decipher teams.

Decipher is written and designed by undergraduate students to highlight the extraordinary work accomplished in Clemson’s Creative Inquiry program.

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