Clemson theater program adopts green production practices

Theater craftspeople construct elaborate worlds only to tear them down to a bare stage again when the show closes a few weeks later, and then start the next build. Pulling off that kind of magic requires a lot of wood, metal and cloth, with a huge potential for waste. In 2013, Clemson University’s theater department set about finding a way to keep their used sets out of the landfill.

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Joe Mari Maja

The use of technology to address problems in manufacturing has been widespread, and now it’s become a growing trend in agriculture. Mari Maja’s research explores how technology can be used in farming to optimize operations and provide data to assist in faster decision-making for the betterment of crops.

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Stephen Kresovich

Genetic diversity of crops can aid food security, improve human health and provide cropping systems sustainability. By exploring genetics, Kresovich seeks to understand how traits impact plants’ resilience and nutrition to advance agriculture.

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Trudy Mackay

Mackay is one of the world’s leading authorities on the genetics of complex traits, a field of study that leads to cures for terminal illness in children, preserving the health of the elderly and restoring the health of people with drug addictions.

Center for Human Genetics receives $1.87M to study genetic underpinnings of complex traits

Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics have received $1.87 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance research aimed at significantly increasing our fundamental understanding of the complex roles molecular variations play in human disease.

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