Iowa: Chris Norfolk '00

Chris Norfolk ’00, senior lecturer in chemical engineering, and his parents, Roger and Sandra Norfolk, after took a photo with their Tiger Rag after spending the day cleaning up downed trees and debris at the Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. On August 10, 2020, a straight-line wind event, with wind speeds estimated at 140 mph (equivalent to a category 4 hurricane), hit central Iowa without warning.

Parting Shot

During a visit to campus in September, Ambassador Dr. Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the Office of the Vice President, praised Clemson’s efforts to combat the spread of the virus and keep students, faculty, staff and the community healthy.