In his will, Thomas Green Clemson left a large part of his personal estate to establish what would become Clemson University. Initially an all-male military school, Clemson Agricultural College opened in July 1893 with 446 students. Over years, this South Carolina school has transformed itself into a top-25 national university.
Among the many research projects listed below the one that caught my attention is the one about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). NAS is the days of drug-withdrawal agony that infants who are born to mothers addicted to opioids go through during the first few days of their lives.
According to a recent article by Senator Amy Klobuchar in our local newspaper, opioid abuse has reached a crisis level in our country, killing 28, 648 Americans in 2014. She has introduced bipartisan legislation to pursue proved strategies to combat this crisis.
Gentler treatment for addicted infants
Growing room for local farms: A student farm cultivates research along with the veggies
Lightning in a bottle – researching fireflies before they go extinct
A car for taming the city – Deep Orange 5
A wake-up call for drowsy drivers
A solar-savvy house
Bringing industry to light
Art that reveals the structure and beauty of math.
Carbon’s magic carpet