The Coral Crusader

Coral reefs in the Florida Keys, Caribbean and throughout the world are in dramatic decline. A graduate student from Clemson has made it her mission to help restore one of the ocean’s most endangered and invaluable species.

Lighting the Way Forward

All communication — outside of writing a letter or speaking face to face — is conducted
using optical fiber. With the nation’s only academic facility with industrial-scale capabilities for fabricating optical fiber, Clemson has emerged as an international leader in the field of optical and optoelectronic materials.

Stumphouse Tunnel Sleuths

Bats play a crucial role in insect control as well as pollination and seed dispersal. But they’re dying off at alarming rates due to a fungal pathogen called white-nose syndrome. Researchers are exploring how to foster bat populations to survive this disease.