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Senior Andrew Klem, an electrical engineering major from Dalton, Mass., was one of six recipients of an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers scholarship.
On February 2, the College Goal NY event is coming to Clarkson. College Goal NY is a program that helps high school seniors and their families who need assistance in completing financial aid forms.
Local university faculty will again take the floor starting Wednesday, February 6, for the "Science Cafe." The popular science series will continue in both its Potsdam and Canton locations for the spring 2013 semester.
Clarkson University will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, with a series of events focused on creating a more peaceful world. All events are open to the public and free.
Clarkson University Online Graduate Business Programs Ranked in Nation's Top-12 by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report today ranked Clarkson University's online graduate business programs #12 in the nation. Clarkson offers both a master of business administration (MBA) and a master of science in engineering management degree online.
Solo Art Exhibition in Potsdam by Clarkson University Digital Arts and Sciences Professor Steven Pedersen
The Creative Spirit Community Arts Center in Potsdam, N.Y., presents "Eaux D'Artifice," an exhibition of recent artworks by Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and Sciences Steven Mygind Pedersen, January 18 to February 9.
Clarkson University Director of University Events Christina Lesyk Receives Professional Certification
Clarkson University Director of University Events Christina Lesyk has received designation as a Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) by the International Special Events Society.
Professor Charles Robinson will present "Caring for the Caregiver Through the Appropriate Use of Technology" at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, at the Massena Public Library. Robinson knows from experience that technology can ease struggles for sufferers of neuromuscular disorders and their caregivers.
Clarkson University recently received a $25,000 grant from M&T Bank to support small business and community development through programs and services provided by the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship.
The 2013 Clarkson Ice Carnival, "Go Snow Yourself," will be held from January 27 to February 2. Clarkson Residence Life, Student Life and Engagement, and eight fraternities and sororities are co-sponsoring and organizing the event.
Clarkson's Goldwater Scholarship Committee received a record number of outstanding submissions this year and has announced four nominees for 2013 Goldwater Scholarships.
Thomas Lufkin is the new Bayard and Virginia Clarkson Endowed Chair of Biology at Clarkson.
"Do Viruses Cause Cancer? The Papillomavirus Story" will be discussed by Clarkson University Biology Professor Craig Woodworth at the Science Cafe on Wednesday, February 6, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y., and on Tuesday, February 12, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y.
When the Clarkson University Women's Hockey Team hosts St. Lawrence University at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, in Cheel Arena, all ticket revenue will benefit Helping Hands of Potsdam Inc. The game will also include a friendly competition between Clarkson President Tony Collins and St. Lawrence President William L. Fox, between periods.
Even a high-tech world demands an understanding of human interaction, so Clarkson University is responding with a new concentration and minor in gender and sexuality studies offered through the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.
Elastic airplane gliders, robots, and a host of science-oriented high school students will soon converge on Clarkson University for the day. Clarkson will once again host the Adirondack Regional Science Olympiad on February 2.
Clarkson recently dedicated the "Fiesinger Athletic Director's Office" in the Alumni Gymnasium in honor of F. William "Bill" Fiesinger '37 and his wife, Jane Fiesinger.
Clarkson University Forum to Discuss Reducing Off-campus Students' Energy Bills, Helping Environment
The "Saving Energy Makes Cent$: Students and Property Owners Reducing Energy Use" forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 4, in the Student Center Multi-purpose Rooms will offer tips on how students and landlords can work together to make small improvements in their apartments, like installing plastic window seals and high efficiency light bulbs.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Biology Cintia Hongay was among an elite few scientists invited to the week-long Gordon Research Conference, held early in January in Galveston, Texas.
Heather Bradley Oney is one of only four people nationwide to earn the University Civilian of the Year award from the Air Force ROTC.
Clarkson University recently hosted New York State Education Commissioner John B. King and Deputy Commissioner Kenneth Slentz.
Clarkson University's Director of University Events Christina Lesyk was selected to volunteer at President Barack Obama's inauguration.
Clarkson University Professor Johndan Johnson-Eilola of the Communication and Media Department, has co-edited Solving Problems in Technical Communication, published in January by the University of Chicago Press.
Campus Cuts has also fostered a new partnership between Clarkson and the local business community.
Several Clarkson University freshman athletes have turned their passion for sports into a business concept and plan to develop a spray-on adhesive to improve a hockey stick's grip.
"Starlight: Revealing the Universe" will be discussed by Clarkson University Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics Joshua D. Thomas at the Science Cafe on Tuesday, February 26, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y., and on Wednesday, February 27, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y.
Clarkson University environmental science and policy student Erin Corrigan '14 has received a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Acclaimed Violinist Adrian Anantawan to Discuss Rehabilitation Engineering at Clarkson University Seminar Feb. 22
Acclaimed violinist Adrian Anantawan will discuss how rehabilitation engineering has enabled him to develop into the premier violinist he is today at a Biomedical Engineering Seminar in Clarkson University's CAMP Robert A. Plane Atrium on Friday, February 22, at 4 p.m.
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is partnering with the Potsdam Public Library to offer marketing classes for St. Lawrence County small businesses.
Air samples collected in Finland beginning during the Cold War may help unlock answers to climate change, according to researchers at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University alumnus Curtis Zimmerman, manager for Government Liaison Innovation & Technology at BASF Corporation, will deliver the second Egon Matijevic Lecture on Friday, February 22. His lecture will focus on the impact his education at Clarkson has had on his successful career.
The Alcoa Foundation recently awarded Clarkson University $120,000 over a three-year period in support of the "Mytholympic Games," a K-12 outreach program that will engage local high school students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) related areas.
Twelve Clarkson University students on the Construction Engineering Management SPEED team competed in the 23rd annual Student Competition for the Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 in Morristown, N.J.
David Hart, a George Mason University professor and former fellow in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will share his strategy for solving America's rapidly growing energy demands as part of a new Clarkson University speakers series.
Kenneth Wallace, an associate professor of biology, recently received a $30,000 addition to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases grant. The funding has enabled him to double the tank space for his research organism, Danio rerio -- more commonly known as zebrafish.
Bullying and social exclusion may affect language and word choice, according to two Clarkson University undergraduate students who will present their research in New York City next month.
Two Clarkson University renewable energy design student teams, which were invited to present their research at the 2013 International Capstone Design Contest on Renewable Energy Technology in Mokpo, Korea, have returned with awards.
Laura Goshko Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Clarkson University
Laura Goshko has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physician assistant studies.
Terri Joyce Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Clarkson University
Terri Evrard Joyce RPA-C has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physician assistant studies at Clarkson University.
Wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy are volatile and uncertain, a problem Clarkson University Assistant Professor Lei Wu is looking to solve. The NSF has given Wu a $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for "Smart Grid" research.
The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has recognized Clarkson University Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Pier Marzocca with the Forest R. McFarland Award
"All of You, From Just One Cell!?" will be discussed by Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Biology Cintia Hongay at the Science Cafe on Wednesday, March 13, at 7:15 p.m. in Potsdam, and on Tuesday, March 19, in Canton.
A Clarkson University a cappella singing group performed in a regional competition just months after forming on campus. The Ultravioletones traveled to Boston to compete in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella regional quarterfinals.
Clarkson University will be the site of a TEDx event on Saturday, April 13. Applications to be a presenter are now available and due by March 12.
Luciana Echazu has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of economics and financial studies in the School of Business.
Kevin Fite has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Sitaraman Krishnan has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Sumona Mondal has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of mathematics and computer science in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Shane Rogers has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Dennis Yu has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of operations and information systems in the School of Business.
One of the two FIRST teams sponsored by Clarkson was a regional winner at the BAE Systems/Granite State Regional in Manchester, N.H., and will advance to The FRC Championship in St. Louis, Mo.
The Young Scholars Program, an exceptional summer experience for talented high school students, will once again be offered by Clarkson University July 14 to 20.
Alan Rossner has been named a fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Rossner is an associate professor of environmental health sciences in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment.
The Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) has given Clarkson a silver rating for its initiatives.
Clarkson University Environmental Engineering Programs Rank Highly in U.S. News Best Graduate Schools
Clarkson University is again featured in the latest edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Clarkson's graduate environmental engineering programs were ranked #34 in the nation.
Marilyn Miller Freeman Appointed Michael E. '78 and Janet Jesanis Endowed Chair at Clarkson University
Marilyn Miller Freeman has been named the first Michael E. '78 and Janet D. Jesanis Endowed Chair at Clarkson University.
"All the King's Horses and All the King's Men ..." is the title of the Science Cafe to be presented by Clarkson University Physical Therapy professors George Fulk and Stacey Zeigler on Tuesday, March 26, in Canton and on Wednesday, March 27, in Potsdam.
Four Clarkson University students put their creativity and innovation to the test at the SUNY Plattsburgh Free Enterprise Olympics and Speak-Off Competition.
Warren Anderson is Clarkson's new assistant vice president for diversity initiatives.
University of San Francisco Professor Dayle M. Smith Named School of Business Dean at Clarkson University
Dayle M. Smith has been named dean of the School of Business.
Over 60 students from five North Country colleges and universities will converge on Clarkson to pitch their business startups for a chance to win funding on March 29.
Computer modeling can be used to remove germs and pollutants from indoor air, according to Goodarz Ahmadi, dean of the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University.
A video produced by a team of Clarkson University students was named one of five finalists in the Best Video Feature Segment category of the 2013 National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition sponsored by the National Broadcasting Society.
Alcoa Foundation is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the College & University Recycling Coalition to provide 40 recycling bins to Clarkson University as part of the Alcoa Foundation Recycling Bin Grant Program.
A team of Clarkson faculty and student researchers is developing a cost-effective way to give a voice to the voiceless.
Though half a world apart, students at Clarkson University and Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) have forged a common bond through robotics.
Vermont Local Food Pioneer to Speak at Clarkson University on Building a Socially Responsible Business
"Being sustainable means being socially responsible and making a profit," says a Vermont businessman who over the past three decades helped pioneer local sustainable agriculture in Vermont. Mark Curran, co-owner of Black River Produce in North Springfield, Vt., will speak about "Building an Environmentally Responsible Business" on April 12.
Clarkson University Dean Peter Turner Named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Peter R. Turner, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
"Dead Men Tell No Tales?" is the title of the next Science Cafe to be presented by St. Lawrence University Anthropology Professor Mindy Pitre on April 16 in Canton on April 17 in Potsdam.
Prof. Richard Zare says, "Fizz and foam has always spelled fun to me as early as I can remember... Imagine the surprise to find that bubbles do occupy an important place in contemporary technology." Zare will deliver the two lectures of Clarkson University's Shipley Distinguished Lectureship, April 18 and 19.
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is hosting its third annual Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner on Friday, April 19, at the Cheel Campus Center.
Clarkson University's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will host its fifth annual Humanities & Social Science Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, April 19, showcasing the creative and critical intellectual work of students from across the University, as well as from SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University.
North Country Regional Business Plan Competition at Clarkson University Awards $13,500 to 11 Student Teams
A ski design company, a business that tracks crowds at dining facilities and an environmental nonprofit were among the companies that won at the North Country Regional Business Plan Competition at Clarkson University.
Two more Clarkson University honors students have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, and one has received an honorable mention.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Finance Allan A. Zebedee has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to visit the University of Roehampton in London, England, for the fall 2013 semester.
Princeton Review: Clarkson University One of Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in U.S. and Canada
Clarkson University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.
Clarkson University Vice President for External Relations Kelly Chezum was one of several women named a Woman of Distinction Nominee for the 48th Senate District by New York State Senator Patty Ritchie.
Clarkson is asking the North Country community, along with its students, alumni, corporate partners, employees and other friends, to participate in a survey, so that it can determine the greatest needs to consider in making key decisions regarding future improvements to Cheel Arena and Campus Center.
Five undergraduate and four graduate students from Clarkson University presented seven posters at the 39th annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference.
A group of eight Clarkson University students traveled to the annual convention for Pi Tau Sigma, the international mechanical engineering honor society.
Clarkson University's Peethamparan Receives Funding From New York State Pollution Prevention Institute to Study Green Concrete
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Sulapha Peethamparan has received a $30,000 grant from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) for her research on cement-free "green" concrete.
Christina Lesyk, director of university events at Clarkson University, presented at the 13th annual conference of the North American Association of Commencement Officers in Washington, D.C.
Clarkson University's Facebook page hit a milestone in April by surpassing 10,000 followers.
A Clarkson University student is one of only about 40 nationwide who has been awarded a fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the oldest engineering honor society in the United States. Jared Smith will receive the $10,000 fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Iota Zeta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at Clarkson University has dedicated its new house on the University's hill campus.
A Tau Chi Alpha Environmental Engineering Honor Society has been established at Clarkson University, creating the third active chapter in the United States.
Wanda Austin, president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Corporation, and Mark Sarkisian, director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will be awarded honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 120th commencement on Saturday, May 11.
Sculptor David Black has featured a Clarkson University landmark in his book David Black - Urban Sculpture as Proto Architecture, which features his work "Portside," the large white sculpture outside of the Cheel Campus Center.
One Clarkson University team was awarded first prize in their category and another won the People's Choice Award in the fourth annual New York State Business Plan Competition held at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany.
Mark P. Sarkisian will speak on "Engineering for the Future of Our Environment" on Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213. Sarkisian is the director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. He will receive an honorary degree at Commencement on May 11.
Air Force ROTC cadet Allie E. Day '16 will study Arabic this summer through Project Global Officers (GO), a Department of Defense program that teaches language and intercultural communication skills to future military officers.
Two teachers nominated by Clarkson University seniors will be honored as the 2013 Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators.
Clarkson University's eighth Digital Arts & Sciences Senior Exhibition will take place on May 10 and 11 in the new Digital Arts Studios in the basement of Bertrand H. Snell Hall.
The first "Clarkson Serves" event attracted 357 participants nationwide, including 227 students who volunteered on campus and in the Village of Potsdam and 91 alumni from 16 chapters, including Washington, D.C., Santa Monica, Calif., Boston, Mass., Burlington, Vt., and several in upstate New York.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Digital Arts Alex Lee is participating in the AXIS 2013 International Art Festival in Chicago.
More than 700 Clarkson University students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Cheel Arena.
The Procter and Gamble Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has selected Clarkson University to receive a Higher Education Grant of $10,000 in support of the University's nationally ranked Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Building on more than a century of global leadership and contributions to society by its graduates, Clarkson University will debut new academic regalia at its 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Thomas C. Young was named provost emeritus at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement. He was honored for 36 years of exemplary service to the University.
Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Frederick M. Carlson was named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement. He was honored for 38 years of exemplary service to the University.
More than 700 Clarkson University students from 28 states, 19 countries and 56 New York state counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University’s 119th commencement.
Graduating senior Marty LaFleur received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 120th commencement ceremony.
Graduating senior Jared D. Smith received the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 120th commencement ceremony.
Wanda M. Austin, president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Corporation, a leading architect for the nation's national security space programs, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement on May 11.
Mark P. Sarkisian, director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement on May 11.
Laura E. Ettinger, an associate professor of history in Clarkson University's School of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award during the University's 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Sitaraman Krishnan, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the University's 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Clarkson University's Laboratory for Biochemistry and Proteomics has received a $38,000 grant to study the potential causes of autism.
Kathleen Fowler, an associate professor of mathematics & computer science, co-wrote the mathematics problem featured in the 2013 Moody's Mega Math Challenge national math competition.
Christina Lesyk, director of university events, has been featured in an American School & University magazine article on "The Greening of Commencement."
Two High School Student Entrepreneurs Exchange Equity in Companies for Tuition at Clarkson University
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship and Shipley Center for Innovation have named their 2013 Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators Program winners. Through this unique business plan competition, current and prospective students competed for a chance to exchange equity in their company for tuition at Clarkson.
Clarkson students Matthew Turcotte and Daegan Gonyer have a commonality in their budding entrepreneurial careers: both are runners-up for Sigma Nu Tau's first National Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
A memorial fellowship fund has been established in memory of Yuzhuo Li, a beloved chemistry professor for more than 20 years. The Yuzhuo Li Memorial Fellowship Fund has received donations totaling more than $25,000 from family, friends, colleagues and associates.
Clarkson Student Team Among Winners at Pollution Prevention Institute's Statewide Student Competition
A team of Clarkson University students, who are working to reduce water consumption across campus, received a second-place award at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute's (NYSP2I) second-annual R&D student competition.
Clarkson University Research Assistant Professor Alisa G. Woods of the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science will present at the ICare4Autism International Autism Conference on June 5.
Former Secretary of Education: Clarkson University One of Only 150 of 3,500 Colleges Worth the Investment
Clarkson University is one of only 150 colleges and universities out of 3,500 nationwide worth the investment, according to a former U.S. Secretary of Education.
Silvana Andreescu has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of chemistry & biomolecular science in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Brian T. Helenbrook has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Suresh Dhaniyala has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Two teams of North Country high-school students competed in the first annual MythOlympic Games at Clarkson University in early May
A Clarkson University research team has received a $5,700 seed grant from the Academic Success Program to Improve Retention and Education (ASPIRE) to begin building a tool that identifies abrupt changes in the environment and other complex systems.
The Clarkson Inn has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.
Actor and entrepreneur John Ratzenberger will speak at Clarkson University as part of its Alumni Reunion Weekend, July 11 to 14.
Erica Sharpe set out to find the healthiest cup of green tea on the market; her research led to an award at the Linus Pauling Institute's Diet and Optimum Health conference.
A computer simulation constructed by Clarkson University students will help staff at Potsdam's Wastewater Treatment Plant manage future changes to the village's infrastructure.
A team of Clarkson University researchers is playing a role in outsmarting criminals by testing and identifying cutting-edge iris recognition technology.
The classic video game "Frogger" may have been onto something: traffic and development could be reducing frog populations, according to research co-developed by a Clarkson University team.
Children with respiratory issues may breathe easier thanks to an air purification system researched at Clarkson University.
Three undergraduate students from the Biochemistry & Proteomics Lab recently presented their work at a local and a regional conference.
Bioprinting Technology Company Founded by Clarkson University Professor Listed on New York Stock Exchange
Prof. Gabor Forgacs, executive and scientific director of Clarkson's Shipley Center for Innovation and Czanderna and Shirkey Professor in Physics, and the leadership of Organovo rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday morning, to celebrate its NYSE listing.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing Hosts Visiting Scholars from Japan and Korea
Recently, scholars from Japan and Korea have chosen to carry out research at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP).
A clinical associate professor in Clarkson's Department of Physical Therapy will play a role in shaping future national policy for physical therapists.
Jared D. Smith '13 has received a fellowship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi -- the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
The dean of Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, Goodarz Ahmadi, recently delivered a plenary lecture at the International Conference on Multiphase Flow in Jeju, Korea.
Clarkson University's Legault Delivers Plenary Address at International Self-Determination Theory Conference
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Psychology Lisa Legault recently delivered an invited plenary address at the Fifth International Self-Determination Theory Conference in Rochester, N.Y.
Clarkson University's Laurel Kuxhaus Elected Chair of ASME Bioengineering Division Education Committee
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Laurel Kuxhaus was recently elected chair of the education committee of the Bioengineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Clarkson University has been ranked #7 in New York state for colleges and universities that provide the highest return on investment (ROI).
Clarkson University Engineering Team Places Second in Rehabilitation and Assistive Design Competition
An integrated design team from the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering claimed second place in the third annual Undergraduate Design Project Competition in Rehabilitation and Assistive Devices sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Clarkson University Celebrates Grand Opening of Wind Turbine Blade Test Facility Funded by CECET and NYSERDA
The Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CECET) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) joined Clarkson University in announcing the grand opening of a new Blade Test Facility that will test the strength and rigidity of small- and medium-scale wind turbine blades.
Clarkson University has again been named one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.
Philip K. Hopke, Clarkson University's Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor, director of Clarkson’s Institute for a Sustainable Environment and director of Clarkson’s Center for Air Resources Engineering & Science, has been appointed to the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Strengthening the Environmental Protection Agency Laboratory Enterprise.
With installation of cyclone fencing this week around Clarkson University's Old Main, University President Tony Collins used the opportunity to speak about renovations to the historic building in downtown Potsdam and the institution's active investment in the future of its downtown campus -- including its ongoing commitment to the economic health of the North Country.
Building on its successful School of Business online MBA program -- now in its fourth year -- and corporate-based programs in some of its other schools, Clarkson University continues to expand its distance education programs.
New York Times Bestselling Author of Quirky Science Mary Roach to Speak at Clarkson University Convocation August 25
Mary Roach, called "America's funniest science writer" by the Washington Post, will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture as Clarkson celebrates the start of the 2013-2014 academic year with a convocation on August 25 in Cheel Arena.
Local scientists and university professors will again take to the stage starting Wednesday, September 11, for the "Science Cafe."
Dana Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has won her 18th consecutive APEX Award for Publication Excellence, as well as other honors.
Steven J. Zinkle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate chief scientist and corporate fellow, will speak about materials engineering challenges in fission and fusion energy, as part of the New Horizons in Engineering Distinguished Lectureship Series.
Several Clarkson University researchers set out from the Port of Oswego on a four-day journey to determine what contaminants are affecting the health of Lake Ontario.
Lora John is combining her passion for physical therapy with her interest in leadership opportunities as an ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association.
Kathryn E. Campbell, Michael A. DiVirgilio II, Erroll L. Eaton and Jody A. Markopoulos have received the Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
John M. Brilbeck, Michael E. Jesanis, John R. Rhodes Jr. and Peter J. Radosta have been honored with the Golden Knight Award by their alma mater, Clarkson University.
A group of six international Clarkson University MBA students are casting a wide net to determine how a recent national fishing tournament on the St. Lawrence River affected the local economy.
Clarkson University is hosting a record number of companies at its fall career fair.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing Organizes 18th Annual International Symposium on Chemical-Mechanical Planarization
More than 100 researchers from several high- technology companies, suppliers and universities from the United States, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Belgium, and Canada, gathered in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August for the 18th International Symposium on Chemical-Mechanical Planarization, sponsored by Clarkson's Center for Advanced Materials Processing.
High starting salaries for new graduates and solid financial aid packages make Clarkson University an affordable choice for students and their families.
As Obama Announces Higher Ed Proposals, Clarkson University Again Takes Stake in Student Businesses in Lieu of Tuition
As President Obama announced proposals to make higher education more affordable, including a focus on cutting-edge college practices for providing high value at low costs, Clarkson University is at the forefront of taking innovative approaches to helping students finance their education -- particularly those students who are already in business with a product or service, or getting ready to commercialize new technology.
Clarkson University has been awarded the 2013 Education Fundraising Award for Overall Improvement from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Clarkson University is in the nation's top-30 private universities that offer students a return on investment of at least $1 million.
Thinking of Starting a Business? Clarkson University Offers Business Startup Workshop and My Small Business 101 Series
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will offer a Business Startup workshop in addition to the fall My Small Business 101 series.
Clarkson University to Partner in New York State Public-Private Partnerships to Prepare More Than 6,000 High-School Students for High-Skill Jobs
Clarkson University is part of the winning North Country NYS P-TECH partnership announced by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
"The Technology of Luge Sleds" will be discussed by Clarkson University Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Professors Doug Bohl and Brian Helenbrook at the next Science Cafe on Wednesday, September 11, in Potsdam and on Tuesday, September 17, in Canton.
The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) has elected Clarkson University Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Thomas M. Holsen as a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member (BCEEM).
Clarkson University's 2013 Melissa A. Walsh '03 '05 Memorial Endowed Scholarship has been awarded to second-year doctor of physical therapy student Clare M. Sheldon of Norwich, N.Y.
While many college and university dining spots are now featuring some local food items, Clarkson has taken the concept one step further by opening an on-campus eatery featuring solely local foods.
Clarkson University Alumnus Who Led 9/11 World Trade Center Clean-up to Speak at Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday
Clarkson University alumnus Michael Bielawa '85, who was one of a group who led the 9/11 clean-up at the World Trade Center, will speak at Clarkson's annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony.
"The Coevolution of Humans with Machines" will be the topic of a talk by Paul Horn at Clarkson University on September 16.
Qualcomm, a longstanding corporate partner of Clarkson University, has awarded Clarkson a $15,000 grant to construct the "Qualcomm Software Engineering Student Project Space" (Q-Space).
Clarkson is again in tier one, the top tier of national universities, in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings of "Best Colleges." The Supply Chain Management program was listed among the 20 best in the nation for the 12th consecutive year.
The community is invited to join in a dialogue with leaders in business, government and academia at two exciting forums designed to celebrate and expand how the North Country is deploying its universities and colleges as economic drivers.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Clarkson University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools list.
Clarkson University Entrepreneurship Program Ranked in Top-15 by Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine
Clarkson University's Entrepreneurship Program is again one of the top 15 in the nation, according to the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
"Crab Accounting: Reducing Dredge Impact on Fishery" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University General Biology Non-Majors Specialist Eileen Visser at the next Science Cafe on October 1 in Canton and on October 2 in Potsdam.
An unmanned aerial device designed at Clarkson University that flew near Lake Erie's shores this summer may help determine the best locations to site wind turbine farms.
Clarkson University received multi-year funding of $140,000 from longstanding corporate partner Alcoa Inc. to support research in the area of smart manufacturing.
The Clarkson University Department of Physician Assistant Studies will hold an open house on Tuesday, October 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. in celebration of PA Week.
Several area university and college presidents and regional economic development leaders will take part in the "Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers" forum at Clarkson University on Monday, October 7.
The Clarkson School, Clarkson University's early college entrance program, recently welcomed to campus its largest class in more than 15 years.
Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), served as a visiting professor and speaker in Japan in September.
Clarkson University mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Nicole C. Corbiere received a student travel award to attend the American Society of Biomechanics conference, where she presented her research.
"Who Wrote That? The New Science of Stylometry" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University Mathematics Professor Dan Look at the next Science Cafe on October 15 in Canton and on October 16 in Potsdam.
Clarkson University is now using reusable 'to-go' containers in its dining halls.
Retired Director of Athletics F. William "Bill" Fiesinger '37 has passed away.
Clarkson University research could give police an additional tool to use in more quickly identifying possible suspects from biological samples left at the scene of a crime.
Clarkson University will celebrate the first-ever National Bioenergy Day on October 17 with a variety of events and activities.
Matthew Beauregard has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics.
Yaoqing Liu has been appointed assistant professor of computer science.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Pier Marzocca was recently recognized with the Forest R. McFarland Award by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
Trash on the Lawn is one of the many events that will make up Clarkson's Campus Sustainability Week celebration from October 17 to 24.
Na-Eun Cho has been appointed assistant professor of organizational and consumer studies.
Jan Scrimgeour has been appointed assistant professor of physics.
Clarkson University's already "green" campus will get even greener in November when the University becomes the winter home of the Potsdam Farmers Market.
"Venus and the Golden Ratio" will be discussed by stargazer Bruce McClure at the next Science Cafe on October 29 in Canton and on October 30 in Potsdam.
The Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty of Clarkson University invites the campus community and the community to the first annual Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference of the Associated Colleges on Friday, October 25. The event is free and open to the public.
Joshua D. Thomas has been appointed assistant professor of physics at Clarkson University.
S.N. Nyeck has been appointed assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University.
Kelly L. Wormwood of Lowville, N.Y., a senior majoring in chemistry and biomolecular science at Clarkson University, has received the David A. Walsh '67 Fellowship.
Friends and family dedicated the James R. Spencer '15 Memorial Bench at Clarkson on October 14.
S.N. Nyeck, an assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University, will attend a book launch and signing party of her new book, Sexual Diversity in Africa, at 4:15 p.m. Friday, October 25 in the Bertrand H. Snell Hall Atrium.
Clarkson University School of Business Assistant Professor of Marketing Anju Sethi's Ph.D. dissertation was selected among the top-three dissertations in an international dissertation competition on innovation.
Brian Hauser has been appointed assistant professor of film at Clarkson University.
Weiming Wu has been appointed professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Deputy Director William Goldstein to Speak at Clarkson University
The New Horizons in Engineering Distinguished Lectureship Series at Clarkson University has announced that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Deputy Director for Science & Technology William H. Goldstein will speak Nov. 1 in a presentation titled "Does Physics Still Matter?"
Dana Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing, has been recognized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as an official ACS Chemistry Ambassador.
Ian Knack has been appointed assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
Mario Wriedt has been appointed assistant professor of chemistry at Clarkson University.
Two Clarkson University electrical and computer engineering Ph.D. students have been nationally recognized for their underwater laser detection and ranging (lidar) research.
A curated exhibition at the Daegu Art Factory Museum in Daegu, South Korea, is featuring the work of Alex Lee, an assistant professor of digital arts & sciences at Clarkson University.
Movie Highlighting Female Veteran Directed by Clarkson University Professor Premieres Nov. 11 in Potsdam
Nontraditional, a film written, directed and co-produced by Clarkson University FIlm Professor Brian Hauser, will premiere at Cinema 10 in Potsdam's Roxy Theater on Veteran's Day.
Motorists driving electric or plug-in hybrid cars can now recharge at Clarkson University.
Prof. Philip Hopke and post-doctoral associate Devraj Thimmaiah will be judges at the Wood Stove Decathlon Nov. 15-19 in Washington, D.C.
Professor Richard Partch has been teaching at Clarkson University since 1965, but it's not at all unusual to find him working with a group of teens, teachers, manufacturers or elderhostel participants.
Rana D. Parshad has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics at Clarkson University.
Lt. Col. Robert A. Baskette has been appointed professor and chair of aerospace studies and commander of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Detachment 536 at Clarkson University.
"No Pain, No Gain: How Distress Underlies Success" will be discussed by Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Psychology Lisa Legault at the next Science Cafe on November 19 in Canton and on November 20 in Potsdam.
Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik, rector and professor of materials science at the University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia, will deliver the two lectures of Clarkson University's 19th Shipley Distinguished Lectureship, November 18 and 19.
A Clarkson University team has received a three-year, $305,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study potential outcomes nanoparticles could have on human health and the environment.
Gibert Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University
James M. Gibert has been appointed assistant professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University.
Bell Appointed Professor & Director of Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Clarkson University
Arthur H. Bell has been appointed professor of English and director of the new Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Clarkson University.
Rebecca Martin has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.
Prof. S.V. Babu of Clarkson University, director of Clarkson's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), is internationally renowned in a cutting-edge field of semiconductor device processing, but students come first in his heart.Introduction
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will bring Global Entrepreneurship Week events to the North Country, November 18-21.
A Clarkson University research team will investigate if pollution-related water quality issues in the North Country and Finger Lakes are having an impact on nearby property values.
Gov. Cuomo Announces Partnership Among New York State, Clarkson University & Trudeau Institute to Grow Biotech Industry
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between New York State, Clarkson University, and the Trudeau Institute to form a world-class biotech enterprise and further establish the region as a premier center of biotechnology research and development.
For the second year in a row, the Golden Knight Battalion Ranger Challenge Team from Clarkson University Army ROTC finished in second place out of 42 teams in this year's Ranger Challenge competition.
Clarkson University's Project Challenge, a unique academic program for local high-school students, returns this winter with a choice of eight five-week courses.
Computer Science Prof. Jeanna Matthews & engineering science Ph.D. student Joshua White recently attended a conference on malicious and unwanted software, where their presentation was named Best Paper.
Clarkson University MBA Students: Bassmaster Tournament Had $1.03M to $3.38M Economic Impact on St. Lawrence County
A team of Clarkson MBA students has released its data on how a recent national fishing tournament on the St. Lawrence River affected the St. Lawrence County economy.
Five Clarkson University engineering students who are preparing for careers in the construction industry have been awarded scholarships from the Associated General Contractors New York State Scholarship program.
Courtney Trainer reached a milestone both for herself and for Clarkson University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program when she traveled overseas earlier this year.
The Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University and its Peyton Hall Incubator will administer a $250,000 Innovation Hot Spot award to advance technology transfer and support all aspects of start-ups and expansion in New York State's North Country. The North Country is one of only five New York State Regional Economic Development Councils that was awarded a Hot Spot through New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Council initiative.