Paul Alongi

Paul Alongi is a news and feature writer for the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

Articles by Paul Alongi

Spirit of fallen NASCAR driver lives on

Robert Prucka was still too young to legally drive a car by himself but not too young to work on engines when one of his favorite NASCAR drivers, Alan Kulwicki, died in a plane crash. Now Prucka is taking on a new position at Clemson named for his fallen childhood hero.

Revival

Brent Beason first traveled to Slater Mill on a sales call with his father in 2000. In 2016, with the mill facing closure, Beason returned to purchase it, saving 57 jobs and creating new ones. His company is one of many breathing new life into the textile industry by sharpening its focus on advanced materials.

New urine test could reduce need for blood samples

If you’ve been to the doctor, you probably know what to do when you’re handed a plastic cup and shown to the bathroom. Most patients hand over the sample and give little thought to what happens when it’s shipped to the lab for analysis. Chemistry professor Ken Marcus and his students are the exceptions. They have […]