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Clarkson University will offer an executive seminar on global supply chain management August 6-9. The intensive four-day seminar will introduce strategies to accelerate corporate productivity.
Potsdam, NY – Clarkson University, one of the smallest nationally-ranked research universities in the U.S., has captured the main prize in a global competition sponsored by IBM, the Linux Scholar Challenge. The program promotes student involvement in creative uses for the Linux open source operating system. Clarkson earned the highest overall score among the 669 universities that entered the competition. With only 25 student winners worldwide, six were from the U.S. Remarkably, Clarkson is home to three of the six U.S. student winners, beating out students from American Ivy League schools and other prominent international universities.
Clarkson University President Denny Brown has announced that Christopher Lynch of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor. Lynch is a resident of Potsdam.
Clarkson University continues its series of lectures on the topic of environmental sustainability through February and March. Four more lectures have been announced as part of the Sustainability Seminar Series and are open to the public.
Clarkson University Nordic Ski Team member Mike Otte of Aspen, Col., is working at the Olympics as a forerunner. He skis the Nordic loop prior to events. Otte is a freshman majoring in mechanical and aeronautical engineering.
The digital imaging equipment will enable Clarkson students, faculty and staff to develop visual communication skills and experiment with new imaging technologies. Students will have the use of 40 digital cameras for class projects, team presentations, and Web projects.
Clarkson University Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Professor Kenneth D. Visser of Potsdam has been chosen as a recipient of the Society of Automotive Engineers' (SAE) 2002 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award. The award provides an important link between education and industry by offering young engineering educators opportunities to exchange views with practicing engineers.
Clarkson University has announced a major redesign of its undergraduate business school curriculum. The new curriculum will go into effect in fall 2002 and offers four interdisciplinary majors designed to provide graduates with a well-rounded business education that reflects the increasing importance of technology and provides the skills today’s employers seek.
Clarkson University has announced a major redesign of its undergraduate business school curriculum. The new curriculum will go into effect in fall 2002 and offers four interdisciplinary majors designed to provide graduates with a well-rounded business education that reflects the increasing importance of technology and provides the skills today’s employers seek.
Over the past four years, 73 new full-time jobs and 32 new part-time jobs have moved into the Village of Potsdam as the result of businesses locating downtown in Clarkson University's Lewis House, Clarkson Hall, and Peyton Hall.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – LaDawn R. Holley of Englewood, N.J., a business manager at Agilent Technologies, New York, N.Y., has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – Dorr B. Begnal (dor beg-NALE’), co-founder and director of Park Street Capital of Boston, Mass., has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
The Sigma Phi Epsilon International Fraternity of Richmond, Virginia, has recognized its Clarkson University colony with two awards for outstanding academic achievement and commitment to public service.
Ratneshwar Jha, assistant professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University, has been selected to serve on the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Adaptive Structures Technical Committee (ASTC), one of 66 national technical committees.
Nearly 800 high school juniors from around the North Country will attend the sixth annual “College 101 Experience” at Clarkson University’s Cheel Campus Center on Wednesday, March 27. The event is sponsored by Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton.
Poojitha D. Yapa of Hannawa Falls, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University, has been named associate editor of the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, a professional publication of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Three Clarkson University engineering and science students received awards for research at the annual New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) conference held recently in New York City. The prizes were received as part of a student paper competition.
Clarkson Chapter Of National Society Of Black Engineers Takes Home Top Awards From Regional Meeting
The 2002 "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival committee invites community members to submit poems, short stories, or essays for a writing contest on the topic of cultural diversity. Each person may submit one entry in one of these genres.
NASA Chief Scientist And Rose-Hulman President Among Those To Receive Clarkson University Honorary Degrees In May
NASA Chief Scientist Kathie L. Olsen and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology President Samuel F. Hulbert, a native of Adams Center, N.Y., are among the four people who will receive honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 109th Commencement on Sunday, May 12.
Clarkson University will host internationally renowned environmentalist and best-selling author Paul Hawken on Friday, April 26. Hawken’s lecture, “Natural Capitalism,” will be presented at 5 p.m. at Clarkson’s downtown Snell Hall Auditorium and is open to the public. Admission is by free ticket only.
Clarkson University freshmen majoring in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management (IE&M) had barely moved into their dorm rooms this fall when they were handed a real-life research and development problem to solve as part of a year-long, project-based IE&M course.
The members of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority at Clarkson University recently helped raise $250 for the AIDS Research Alliance of America. The sorority raised the money by sponsoring three events that included the sale of red ribbons, a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart sale, and an auction. The women devoted over 50 hours of community service to the projects and to its AIDS awareness campaign on campus.
Clarkson University Chemistry Professor Linda Luck of Plattsburgh, N.Y., is one of 17 women scientists selected from academic institutions across the country to participate in an upcoming leadership conference sponsored by the Committee on the Advancement of Women Chemists (COACh).
Clarkson's presentation to the judges at the USASBE conference will be delivered by School of Business Dean Sugrue, Executive Director of the Shipley Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship Stub Estey, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs Marc Compeau, and student CEO of Venture@Moore House Jess Conklin.
President Denny Brown of Clarkson University announced today (March 26) that he will retire as president effective June 30, 2003.
Winning Business Strategies for Challenging Times is the theme of an exciting three-day business seminar to be held March 7-9 at Clarkson University.
Alexandra Lord, staff historian for the United States Health Service, will deliver a lecture at Clarkson University on bio-terrorism and the history of biological warfare on Monday, January 14, at 7 p.m. in the Cheel Campus Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Clarkson University Professor Stephen Doheny-Farina will be interviewed on the National Public Radio program "Living on Earth," which airs nationally next week.
Three Clarkson University student projects are among 25 winners worldwide in the Linux Scholars Challenge, an international student competition sponsored by IBM.
The Village of Potsdam, SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University will bring a variety of entertainment, crafts and demonstrations from around the world together for the eighth annual "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 6 p.m., at Clarkson University's Cheel Campus Center.
The public is invited to a free performance of the New Shanghai Circus on Monday, February 4. The performance is part of the "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival. The show begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in Clarkson University's downtown Snell Hall Auditorium.
Clarkson University Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Maria del Mar Lopez has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Clarkson University Professor of Technical Communications Stephen Doheny-Farina has been named the recipient of a prestigious award for his professional contributions in the field of technical communications.
The Clarkson FIRST Robotics Team is off to a promising start in the 2002 FIRST Robotics competition season with a third place finish in a regional event held recently in Cleveland, Ohio. The team was also awarded the Johnson & Johnson Sportsmanship Award for their persistence, dedication and professionalism throughout the three-day competition.
The Tau Epsilon Phi National Fraternity of Vorhees, N.J., has recognized its Clarkson University chapter for outstanding communications.
Students from the Clarkson University Environmental Design Team are traveling to Las Cruces, New Mexico, to participate in the 12th Annual Environmental Design Contest to be held April 8 - 11 on the campus of New Mexico State University.
Kodjo Komlanvi (Bronx, N.Y.), a junior majoring in electrical engineering at Clarkson University, is a winner of a student research contest sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The contest was held at the Power Engineering Society’s (PES) winter meeting in New York City.
Introduction Waste Recovery from Cattle and Cars by Clarkson University Associate Professor Eric Thacher (Wednesday, February 27) will look at new methods to recover waste and utilize it in productive ways.
A group of Clarkson University students who researched and submitted recommendations for the proposed "A2A" Corridor, a natural link that would connect the Adirondack Park to the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, have determined that such a wildlife corridor would be desirable but difficult to implement.
The Clarkson Invention Institute (CII) is accepting proposals from inventors and entrepreneurs to design, develop, and potentially market inventions and products. Projects must produce a product that serves a real need, and must be within the capabilities of students working with mentors.
Clarkson University Physical Therapy Department Hosts Seminar For North Country Healthcare Community
The Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy recently hosted a seminar for the benefit of the North Country healthcare community on the prevention and management of osteoporosis and cardiovascular disorders.
Clarkson University has given a $30,000 contribution to the Village of Potsdam to assist with meeting community needs.
High school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in pursing a career in the health professions are invited to participate in an intensive, interactive healthcare program presented by the Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy
Clarkson University’s Center for Environmental Management is expanding its scope and changing its name to the Clarkson Center for the Environment. Through these changes, the center will continue to move toward its goal of being recognized as a national leader in interdisciplinary environmental research, with supporting education and outreach programs
The Clarkson FIRST Robotics Team, comprising students and teachers from Massena High School and Salmon River High School, and engineering students and faculty from Clarkson University, will demonstrate its award-winning robot at a reception open to the community on Saturday, April 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the former Twin Rivers School in Massena. The school is located on Route 37 two miles north of the St. Lawrence Centre Mall on the left.
Clarkson University has announced the recipients of the 2002 Clarkson Awards for Inspirational High School Educators. The winners will be honored during Commencement Weekend, May 11-12.
Clarkson University junior Thomas R. Hooper (Martville, N.Y.) has been selected to receive the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. He is the eighth Clarkson student in 13 years to be named a Goldwater Scholar.
Internationally renowned environmentalist and best-selling author Paul Hawken speaks at Clarkson University this Friday, April 26, at 5 p.m. in Clarkson's downtown Snell Hall Auditorium Hawken's lecture, "Natural Capitalism," is open to the public by free ticket.
The Clarkson University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was named National Small Chapter of the Year at their annual conference held recently in Orlando, Fla.
A canoe made of concrete that can actually float and maneuver through the water. A snowmobile reengineered for improved fuel economy and reduced emissions and noise. A robot painstakingly designed and built for maneuverability and durability.
The Clarkson University chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), a national organization that challenges student groups to create and operate entrepreneurial projects that improve the lives of others through free enterprise, received first place in a regional competition held recently in Connecticut. The team was also named a national finalist for the “Make A Difference Week” Award.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) Technical Writer Dr. Dana M. Barry of Canton, N.Y., has accepted an invitation to serve as a visiting professor at Suzuka National College of Technology in Japan this August.
Potsdam, N.Y. – The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation has made a $30-million commitment to Clarkson University, in support of ongoing excellence in engineering and science programs at the University. This gift, the largest in Clarkson’s history, will dramatically transform the institution and will reinforce and broaden Clarkson’s most successful learning and research activities.
Clarkson University students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies this Sunday, May 12. The weekend will also be marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force officers on Saturday, May 11.
David A. Young, son of David and Stella Young of Rome, N.Y., received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 109th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12.
Rose-hulman Institute Of Technology President Samuel F. Hulbert Awarded Clarkson University Honorary Degree
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology President Samuel F. Hulbert received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 109th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 12.
Director Of Clarkson University International Center For Gravity Materials Science & Applications Liya L. Regel Awarded Clarkson University Honorary Degree
Director of the Clarkson University International Center for Gravity Materials Science and Applications Liya L. Regel received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 109th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 12.
Three retiring Clarkson University professors were honored at the school's 109th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12.
Created in 1960 as the Excellent Teaching Award and renewed a decade later under a new name, the Distinguished Teaching Award and its $1,500 prize recognize "the importance of superior teaching." Clarkson University alumni nominate candidates with the recipient chosen by a faculty committee.
Kathie L. Olsen, President Bush's nominee for the associate director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Executive Office of the President, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 109th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 12.
Christopher Lynch of Potsdam, professor of math and computer science at Clarkson University, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the 109th commencement ceremony held on May 12.
More than 500 students from 24 states, 25 countries and 60 of New York's counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University's Commencement today (May 12). (One hundred sixty-seven more students received degrees at an earlier ceremony in December.) Close to 4,000 parents, relatives and friends attended the ceremony. The weekend was also marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force officers on Saturday, May 11.
Gregory T. Asselin of Schenectady, N.Y., son of Raynald and Elaine Asselin, received the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 109th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12.
Charles S. Ehrlich of Menands, N.Y., retired chairman of the board of Ehrlich Auto Parts, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 109th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 12.
Clarkson's Design, Build And Fly Team Returns From International Competition With Renewed Purpose And A New Vision
Clarkson University’s Design, Build & Fly Team competed against more than 44 other design teams from around the world in the annual Design, Build and Fly Competition held last month in Wichita, Kan.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – Xerox Senior Vice President John R. Laing of Rochester has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Clarkson University President Denny Brown has announced that associate professors Susan E. Powers and Yuzhuo Li of Potsdam, and Joseph Duemer of South Colton have each been promoted to full professor; and that Christino Tamon of Potsdam has been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.
Sean T. Frazier of Purchase, N.Y., has been named Clarkson University’s director of athletics and recreation effective July 1. Frazier’s appointment is the culmination of a national search initiated last fall.
Potsdam, N.Y. -- To Clarkson University Senior Jarett Lowman, of Barkhamsted, Conn., Donald Titus, American history and social studies teacher at Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted, Conn., was that rare and magical combination of caring, generous educator and charismatic classroom entertainer that made learning about history a memorable and exciting experience.
Potsdam, N.Y. -- To Clarkson University Senior Matthew Hunt of Port Crane, N.Y., Chenango Valley High School Spanish teacher Kirk Simonis of Binghamton was more than just a talented classroom teacher; he was an important and influential role model.
Rev. Louis Garaventa Of Canisius High School In Buffalo Receives Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educator Award
Potsdam N.Y. – Clarkson University senior Michael Haley of Clarence Center, N.Y., remembers Canisius High School American history teacher Rev. Louis Garaventa S.J. of Buffalo, N.Y., as an influential and respected educator who knows how to bring out the best in each and every one of his students.
Potsdam, N.Y. -- Clarkson University Senior Jason LeFevre of Ontario, N.Y., never forgot the high school teacher who had the most positive and lasting impact on his life. “She gave me the confidence I needed to tackle more challenging schoolwork and showed me the value of hard work and perseverance.”
Potsdam, N.Y. -- Clarkson University Senior Patricia Jablonski of Amsterdam, N.Y., traces her interest in mathematics back to the contagious enthusiasm for the subject displayed by former Amsterdam High School mathematics and physics teacher, Joel Brunetto of Gloversville, N.Y.
Potsdam, N.Y. – Clarkson University Senior Peter Jones of Rome, N.Y., remembers Strough Junior High School technology education teacher John Beggs of Rome as a positive and guiding force who continues to shape his life and affect his decisions.
Matthew E. Syroczynski (sir-ZIN-ski), son of Barbara and Tom Syroczynski of Hamburg, N.Y., has been named the 2002-2003 Clarkson University Mike Morrison Memorial Scholar.
This spring, Clarkson University’s Graduate Business Association (GBA) completed a successful textbook drive to benefit business students at the University of Ghana.
Photo Caption: Clarkson University Dean of Students Steve Newkofsky carries the Olympic Flame to the top of the Ski Jump Tower on December 29 as the Torch passed through Lake Placid on its way to Salt Lake City. Newkofsky was one of several area residents chosen as Olympic torchbearers. “It was a genuine honor and quite exciting to participate in this event,” he said. A veteran distance runner, Newkofsky’s training came in handy during his Olympic run.
This year, freshmen at the Clarkson University School of Business got a dose of real-life entrepreneurship, and Potsdam received $3,000 in programs and gifts that benefited the young and the elderly in the community.
Clarkson University’s undergraduate business and entrepreneurship curriculum received national recognition earlier this week when it was chosen as the first runner-up for the prestigious 2002 National Award in Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Education. The award is sponsored by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) and recognizes innovative and effective undergraduate entrepreneurship education.
Clarkson University’s Clifton-Fine School Partnership received this year’s St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Business/Education Partnership of the Year Award. The Clifton-Fine Partnership is a joint effort among Clarkson students, Clifton-Fine Middle School students and community sponsors to design a marketing campaign to foster tourism and economic development in the Clifton-Fine area.
Clarkson University has been named the overall winner of the IBM Linux Scholar Challenge. In recognition of the University’s accomplishment, IBM has awarded Clarkson a Linux-enabled mainframe computer. Clarkson received the highest overall average score among 669 universities enrolled in the challenge, with the greatest number of students submitting the most innovative Linux applications.
Clarkson University’s award-winning SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design) Program, which challenges more than 250 students each year to participate and compete in engineering design competitions, has once again gained national recognition.
Clarkson's Dana Barry Recognized In New Update Of Prestigious Children's Literature Reference Series
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) Technical Writer Dana M. Barry of Canton has been selected for inclusion in an upcoming edition of the preeminent reference series Something About the Author. This series includes biographies and photographs of authors from around the world who have made noteworthy contributions to children’s literature.
Clarkson University’s Mini Baja Team placed fifth out of the 47 teams that competed in the 16th annual SAE Mini Baja East competition held recently in Morgantown, W. Va. This is the Clarkson team’s fourth top-five finish in five years.
Sarah Carvel of Canton has been appointed associate director of Alumni Relations at Clarkson University.
Peter A. Beekman of Canton has been appointed director of Major Gifts at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University’s 106th Alumni Reunion will take place July 11-14 on the school’s campus in Potsdam. The event is scheduled in conjunction with both the Potsdam Summer Festival and SUNY Potsdam’s Alumni Reunion.
Some 60 eminent scientists and engineers from around the world traveled to Clarkson University recently to attend an interdisciplinary scientific workshop focusing on the emerging field of quantum device technology. Institutions represented included Los Alamos National Laboratory, Institut fur Theoretische Festkorperphysik (Germany), Bar-Ilan University (Israel), Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics (Moscow), Harvard University and Northwestern University.
Although women constitute nearly half of the American labor force, they fill only 12 percent of the nation’s lucrative jobs in science, engineering and technology, according to the National Council for Research on Women.
Clarkson University Department of Physics Research Scientist Leonid Fedichkin has received the Best Young Scientist Award from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). The distinguished award, presented annually since 1982, was given to the Russian native in recognition of his theoretical contributions to the physics of quantum computers.
Young scholars have gathered on the Clarkson University campus this week to challenge their minds with a complex team project.
LaDawn Holley Berko-Boateng of Englewood, N.J.; William D. Collins of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; and Lisa A. Napolione of Cincinnati, Ohio, have each received the Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
John C. Bonacci of New Providence, N. J.; Terry L. Brown of Fayetteville, N.Y.; Elizabeth A. Fessenden of New York, N.Y.; Edwin F. Hawxhurst of Kirkland, Wash.; and David A. Taylor of Tarzana, Calif., have been honored with Clarkson University’s highest alumni honor, the Golden Knight Award.
Clarkson University has modified its academic calendar for the years 2003-04 and 2004-05. The start and end dates for both semesters, the dates for commencement, and other key dates have been changed.
The Delta Zeta International Sorority of Oxford, Ohio, has recognized its Clarkson University chapter with the prestigious Silver Award for outstanding academic achievement.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) Technical Writer Dana M. Barry has received a 2002 APEX Award for Publication Excellence.
Three Clarkson University Chemical Engineering undergraduates were recently awarded scholarships totaling $4,500 by the National Starch and Chemical Company, a global specialty chemical manufacturer based in Bridgewater, N.J.
Christopher Lenney of Potsdam has been appointed University Photographer at Clarkson University.
Renowned bird artist and author David Allen Sibley will dedicate Clarkson University’s newly established nature preserve at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 14. A book signing in the nearby Adirondack Lodge on campus will follow at noon. The public is invited.
Clarkson University is taking a major step in its athletics program with the establishment of a Division I Women's Hockey Team. The University has been considering this move for several years, and is proceeding with considerable support from trustees, alumni and students.
In commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001, the following events will take place on the Clarkson University campus in Potsdam, N.Y., on Wednesday, September 11:
More than 90 companies are scheduled to attend this year’s annual fall Career Fair at Clarkson University. Although the economic downturn has reduced the number of job opportunities available, Clarkson graduates, with their strong technical and leadership skills, remain in high demand.
Clarkson University’s School of Business is ranked 13th in the nation for its supply chain management program, according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2003 Web site.
Clarkson University is once again ranked among the Best National Universities and has one of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2003.
Clarkson University Director of Financial Assistance and Acting Director of Student Administrative Services Suzanne Davis recently attended a dinner hosted by President George W. Bush held at the Washington Conference Center in Washington, D.C. Davis was one of the guests invited by the College Loan Corporation (CLC).
Students Reflect At 9/11 Candlelight Vigil
Professor Egon Matijević just celebrated his 80th birthday. This renowned chemist remains an active, full-time faculty member and can be found in his office each day at Clarkson University – and often on weekends and evenings – devising new methods for creating and evaluating minute particles with uniform shapes, sizes and properties.
Clarkson Trustee's Commitment To The Professional Advancement Of Women And Minority Scientists Recognized With Award
Clarkson University Trustee John R. Laing of Rochester, N.Y., a chemist and executive at Xerox Corporation, was honored by the world’s largest scientific society for his commitment to the professional advancement of women and minority scientists.
Distinguished Bioethics Professor To Speak On Challenges Of Biotechnology, Stem Cell Research, And Human Cloning Controversy
Clarkson University will host internationally recognized bioethics expert David Magnus on Thursday, August 29. Magnus will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture at the Clarkson Convocation. His lecture, “Who Owns Life: The Ethics of Biotechnology,” will be presented at 4 p.m. at the Cheel Arena on the Clarkson campus and is open to the public.
Community members have until Friday, October 11, to submit poems, short stories, or essays for a writing contest on the topic of cultural diversity held in conjunction with the 2002 "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival. Each person may submit one entry in one of these genres.
Live musical and dance performances, storytelling, hands-on activities, lively demonstrations, exhibits and exotic foods will be featured at the Ninth Annual World in Potsdam Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 26, from 12:30-6:30 p.m. at the Cheel Campus Center at Clarkson University. Combo Tropical will perform from 7:30-11 p.m.
Clarkson University Enrolls Largest Class Since 1986: Schools of Business and Science See Dramatic Growth
Classes began at Clarkson University on Monday, with the school welcoming the largest first-year class since 1986. There were 682 new first-year students on campus, a three percent increase over last year, and the fourth consecutive year of steady increases in enrollment.
Internationally acclaimed Hispanic storyteller Leeny Del Seamonds will bring her delightful blend of original stories, inspired retellings, and story songs to the North Country with a performance at the Ninth Annual “World in Potsdam” Diversity Festival on October 26 at the Cheel Campus Center at Clarkson University.
From the effects of ethanol use on greenhouse gas to an investigation of the role of road geography in turtle and frog mortality rates, undergraduate students working at Clarkson University recently presented the results of summer research projects at the fourth annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experiences.
Sally Roesch Wagner, a nationally acclaimed scholar in women’s history and Jeanne Shenandoah, a member of the Onondaga Nation Eel Clan, will host a conversation on the status of Iroquois women and their influence on the early women’s rights movement at Clarkson University on Wednesday, October 16, at 7 p.m. in CAMP Building Room 176.
Gabor Somorjai, 2002 recipient of the National Medal of Science and University Professor of chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley, will present two lectures at Clarkson University on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22. The lectures are part of the Shipley Distinguished Lecture series and are open to the public.
The Sigma Chi International Fraternity of Oxford, Ohio, has recognized its Clarkson University chapter with its highest undergraduate award for excellent performance in operations and programming.
Philip K. Hopke, Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Clarkson University, has been reappointed chair of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) until 2004.
In a recent issue of The Harvard Business Review, an article co-written by Clarkson University School of Business Professor Rajesh Sethi challenges long-held beliefs on the roots of creative teamwork and innovative thinking in product development.
An increasing area of concern in our lives is the health of our indoor environments – Is the air in an office free of chemical pollutants? Are noise levels near a construction site too high? Are contaminants seeping into school classrooms through ventilation systems? Monitoring equipment for noise and air quality to answer questions such as these has become highly sophisticated, and students in the Environmental and Occupational Health program at Clarkson University now have additional opportunities to learn effective techniques of environmental monitoring.
Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy’s Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education Samantha Marocco of Saranac Lake recently received board certification as a clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy. Marocco is one of only 29 physical therapists in New York state to be certified in geriatrics.
Two Clarkson University fraternities and a sorority sponsored haunted house fundraisers recently to raise money for national charities.
Fraternities and sororities at Clarkson University are conducting their Second Annual Food Drive, November 9-16 to solicit donations of food and raise awareness about hunger in the North Country.
Clarkson Receives $55,000 From Alcoa Foundation For Diversity Programs And New Global Faculty Exchange Initiative
Clarkson University has received three grants totaling $55,000 from the Alcoa Foundation, the philanthropic branch of Alcoa Inc., to fund diversity-related student activities, a global perspectives exchange project, and ongoing minority scholarship support. Clarkson received the maximum amount awarded to individual universities in 2002.
Clarkson University’s Construction Management Team took top place finishes at the Associated Schools of Construction Region One Construction Management Competition held recently in Fairfield, N.J. Competing against 11 other university teams, the Clarkson students finished in first place in the commercial building division and placed second in the heavy-highway division.
Statement By Clarkson University President Denny Brown On The Termination Of Hockey Coach Mark Morris
Mark Morris is no longer the head hockey coach at Clarkson University. The University terminated his employment today.
Karel K. Czanderna (zan-DER-na) of Benton Harbor, Mich., a vice president at Whirlpool Corporation, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees
Five faculty members were inducted into Clarkson University’s newly established “Five-Million Dollar Club,” which recognizes individuals whose cumulative external research funding has reached or exceeded that amount.
The Clarkson University chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (CEO), an entrepreneurship network serving more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide, received two awards at the organization’s national meeting held earlier this month in Washington, D.C.
Clarkson University’s Sigma Chi fraternity, with the help of local sororities and businesses, recently raised over $5,500 for the Children’s Miracle Network during its annual Derby Days celebrations.
Clarkson's New Research Center Uses Innovative Methods And New Technology To Study Air Pollution And Its Effects On Health And The Environment
Developing better ways to address the health and ecological effects of air pollution is the mission behind Clarkson University’s newly established Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science (CARES).
Clarkson Students' New Start-up Business Combines Innovative Ideas And A Memorable Name To Bring Together College Students And Corporate Recruiters
Ooye (oo•ē). The name alone is designed to get people’s attention. And the services it provides are designed to give college upperclassmen facing a tight job market a customized introduction to corporate recruiters and prospective employers.
Three Clarkson University mechanical engineering students were among ten students nationwide invited to present original research last month at a student paper competition held during the Society of Engineering Sciences annual conference at Pennsylvania State University.
Clarkson University has received State Education Department approval for new master of science and Ph.D. programs in Environmental Science and Engineering.
North Country High School Students "challenge" Their Minds At Clarkson University Beginning In January
Clarkson University’s Project Challenge, a unique academic program for North Country high school students, returns in January with eight five-week courses.
The Clarkson University student section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was honored with an award at the national annual meeting held recently in Detroit.
Clarkson University recently hosted two representatives from the Shanghai Foreign Service Company, an organization that facilitates relationships between Chinese companies and students and foreign universities and corporations.
KeyBank recently presented Clarkson University with a check for $25,000 to support Clarkson’s School of Business and innovative business education programs. This check was their final installment of a pledge of $100,000.
Clarkson University Vice Provost of Research and Professor of Chemical Engineering S. V. Babu delivered a lecture to members of the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC) at the Society’s annual meeting held in November in Ansan, South Korea.