Nancy Spitler

Nancy Spitler is the managing editor of Clemson World magazine. Her goal is to interest, intrigue and engage readers with the stories of Clemson. In her spare time, she enjoys pottery, gardening and wandering through antique stores.

Articles by Nancy Spitler

New Endowed Chair to Focus on Aging, Cognition

Older adults have become the fastest-growing demographic in the nation, and changes in health care and technology are required to meet the needs of this diverse group. But Lesley A. Ross, Clemson’s new SmartLIFE Endowed Chair in Aging and Cognition, says scholarship and research in the area of older adults can’t just be about a number.  “Longevity is easy to quantify, but older adults don’t focus as […]

Wastewater Provides Early Warning System

As universities all over the country began scrambling to figure out what campus life would be like in a year of COVID-19, several Clemson professors got busy on parts of that puzzle that related to their own research. One of those professors was David Freedman, chair of the University’s Department of Envionmental Engineering and Earth […]

App Helps Forensic Teams Determine Time of Death

Katherine Weisensee, chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, has collaborated on a smartphone app to help forensic teams determine times of death. Dubbed geoFOR, the app allows coroners and forensic teams to enter observations when human remains are recovered and then upload photos along with information, such as clothing, location, insect […]