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One of the most productive public research universities in the nation, Clemson University enrolls more than 27,000 students across the state of South Carolina and has an endowment of over $1 billion. The University operates Extension offices in every South Carolina county and has five innovation campuses and six Research and Education Center locations statewide. Classified as an R1 — Very High Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching — Clemson is dedicated to teaching, research and service.

Main campus is located in Upstate South Carolina; it sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and along the shores of Lake Hartwell. Through the research, outreach and entrepreneurial projects led by faculty and students, Clemson University is driving economic development and improving quality of life in South Carolina and beyond.

Clemson’s people are united in pursuit of our land-grant mission. Working in concert with strategic partners worldwide, the University collaborates daily to move South Carolina’s people and its industries forward by attracting world-class researchers, building state-of-the-art facilities and providing scholarships for students.

Learn more about the work of Clemson University by visiting clemson.edu.

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Photographing a bear in Yellowstone National Park at a distance the National Park Service calls safe – at least 100 yards from a predator. Jim Peaco, NPS/Flickr

Making room for wildlife: 4 essential reads

The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
Ski jumpers use aerodynamics and physics to overcome gravity – at least for a while. AP Photo/Matthias Schrader

Ski jump: Flying or falling with style?

Ski jumpers do everything they can to counteract the effects of gravity and fly as far as they can down hills.
Contact with nature reduces stress and aggression, one reason scholars say urban green space may reduce violence. Shutterstock

Can parks help cities fight crime?

Some parks reduce violence in the local vicinity. Other parks attract crime. The difference has to do with how these urban green spaces are designed, programmed and managed, experts say.
What can philosophers tell you about paying taxes? RomanR/Shutterstock.com

Do you have a moral duty to pay taxes?

Many Americans are fretting over paying their taxes. A philosopher says the moral question isn’t as much about a duty toward the government, but being fair to fellow tax-paying citizens.
Pembingkaian “perang melawan sains” punya kecenderungan menjauhkan orang-orang dari dukungan sains. Gan chaonan/Shutterstock.com

Kritik agresif terhadap kebijakan anti-sains justru bisa berdampak buruk terhadap kredibilitas ilmuwan

Memakai pendekatan agresif dalam komunikasi sains berkemungkinan mengurangi kredibilitas ilmuwan di mata orang awam.
How does the concept of science in the crosshairs affect opinions? gan chaonan/Shutterstock.com

Calling it a ‘war on science’ has consequences

Researchers found that aggressive messaging and framing current events as a ‘war on science’ had different effects on how liberals and conservatives felt about scientists’ credibility.
Father Patrick Conroy. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Why does Congress have a chaplain?

Following the controversy over the resignation of House chaplain Patrick Conroy, in this speed read, scholars explain when the tradition of legislative prayer was started and how it has sustained.

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