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"Tissue Engineering: The Key to Eternal Life?" is the topic of a discussion by Clarkson University Professor of Biophysics Gabor Forgacs at the next Science Cafe at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, February 2, at 7:15 p.m.
larkson University President Tony Collins has announced that Silvana Andreescu has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of chemistry and biomolecular science in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Clarkson University students are reaching out to everyone in the region to join them in raising money for the new Center for Cancer Care at Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH).
Earlier this month, Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chaired Professor of Colloid Science at Clarkson University, was named one of the world's top-100 chemists over the past 10 years, as ranked by the impact of his published papers by Thomson Reuters.
Researchers from Clarkson University, SUNY Fredonia and SUNY Oswego to Recive $6.5 Million from EPA to Monitor Great Lakes Fish
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Clarkson University a $6.5 million five-year grant to continue its partnership with SUNY Fredonia and SUNY Oswego to conduct the Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Program (GLFMSP). The EPA awarded this same partnership team $1.75 million in 2006 to provide chemical analysis of Great Lakes fish tissue. The funding is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that George D. Fulk has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of physical therapy in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Clarkson University’s Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering has announced that a professor from the University of Houston, who is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, will offer a possible solution to the looming crisis in air traffic capacity, when he speaks at Clarkson University early next month.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that James A. Schulte has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of biology in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Clarkson University Psychology Professor’s Study Featured in Science News Article on Scoring Streaks
The results of a new study by Clarkson University Psychology Professor Andreas K. Wilke and his collaborators have been featured in an article in the February 12 issue of Science News, the award-winning biweekly national news magazine.
The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) issued a report today indicating that independent colleges and universities generate $54.3 Billion in economic impact for New York State. Clarkson University provides an economic impact of more than $225 million to the regional economy through its institutional operations and jobs related to supporting student services and commercialization of research.
The Adirondack Business Center at Saranac Lake, N.Y., in its effort to support regional small business owners, will offer a one-night course, "Improving Web Visibility for the Small Business," on Wednesday, March 16, from 6-8:30 p.m.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will again offer its free My Small Business 101 course beginning in February.
Clarkson University is exploring more mobile phone capabilities as one of the first 400 higher education institutions nationwide to buy into a new mobile phone-operated game called SCVNGR (pronounced scavenger).
"Wild Weather Wishes and Other Curious Chaotic Cases" is the topic of a discussion by Clarkson University Mathematics Professor Erick Bollt at the next Science Cafe at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:15 p.m.
The Young Scholars Program (YSP), an exceptional summer experience for talented high school students, will once again be offered by Clarkson University July 10 to 16.
A new Industry & University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) on metamaterials has been approved by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
$275 Million in Economic Benefits from Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing
New York State and companies within it have derived significant economic benefits through their support for Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP).
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 (CARES), has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Monitoring and Methods Subcommittee (AMMS) of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC).
National Grid has contributed $25,000 toward renovations at Clarkson University’s new Adirondack Business Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sulapha Peethamparan has received $400,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Clarkson University Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Shane Rogers (center) received the University’s 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Award at a special dinner last week.
Clarkson University’s Yapa Receives Award for Exemplary Service to Nation During Deepwater Horizon Crisis
Clarkson University Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Poojitha Yapa has been honored by the United States government for his work during last year’s Deepwater Horizon crisis.
A new Clarkson University double major will allow students to combine their interests in the social sciences or humanities with skills in communication and media technologies to document social change and chronicle past and present events for future generations.
Clarkson University has named Jeffrey D. Taylor director of the University’s Career Center.
A generous gift from two Clarkson University alumni has enabled the University to create the Jean ’79 and Robert ’79 Spence Professorship in Sustainable Environmental Systems
Clarkson University has launched iPhone and Android mobile apps to provide information about the college to prospective students in a format they use every day. The project is part of the University’s Web redevelopment project.
During the past ten years, Clarkson University has received more than $1.4 million of direct and indirect (through Semiconductor Research Corporation) funding from Intel Corporation.
Clarkson University to Host IBM Jeopardy! Challenge Viewing Party February 15 for North Country Students
An IBM computing system named "Watson" will compete on Jeopardy! against the show’s two most successful and celebrated contestants -- Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.
Clarkson University Physics Professor Igor Sokolov and his team have discovered a method of making the brightest ever synthesized fluorescent silica nanoparticles.
Two engineers from Clarkson University will work to design a faster, more aerodynamic sled for the United States Luge Team, which it hopes to use at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Local university professors will again take to the stage starting Wednesday, February 2, for the "Science Cafe."
Clarkson University’s Egon Matijevic, the Victor K. LaMer Professor of Colloid and Surface Science, and Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chair in Colloid Science, are listed in the H-index of living scientists.
Christopher Bellona has been appointed assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University. He begins teaching this week.
Clarkson University to Offer My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will offer My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined on Monday, March 14, 21, 28, and April 4.
“Nonverbal Communication: What Are We Really Saying?” is the topic of a discussion by Clarkson University Psychology Professor Tina R. Norton at the next Science Cafe at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, March 23, at 7:15 p.m.
Clarkson University claimed first place overall in the 12th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge, which finished this past weekend at Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center.
Clarkson University Students Partner with American Cancer Society to Raise Money in Upcoming Relay For Life
For the seventh year in a row, the Clarkson University Physical Therapy Club will join the crusade to help fight cancer by staging a Relay for Life event on Friday, March 25, to benefit the American Cancer Society.
Clarkson University recently hosted the annual Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) TEAMS competition. Students from St. Lawrence County high schools competed in teams to develop solutions to real world energy-related problems. The competition is the culmination of a year-long effort involving research, applied math and science concepts.
Clarkson University senior and college radio DJ Dan Mandle of Chelmsford, Mass., gave five students from the Potsdam Central High School (PCS) a first-hand look into the radio industry at Clarkson’s new broadcasting center.
Clarkson University’s Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering has announced that a Carnegie Mellon University professor will speak at Clarkson University early next month about engineering to mitigate climate change.
Clarkson University Sophomore Awarded Summer Fellowship at World Acclaimed Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center
Clarkson University sophomore Martin W. LaFleur of Potsdam, N.Y., has been selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program at the Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
Clarkson University Environmental Science & Engineering Ranks Highly in U.S. News Best Graduate Schools
Clarkson University is again featured in the 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Highlights of the rankings will be published in the Best Graduate Schools 2012 edition book in April.
GE Energy gives Clarkson University Two-year, $1 million Corporate Grant for Graduate Student Fellowships
Clarkson University has received a $1 million corporate grant from long-time partner GE Energy to support graduate students who will perform research in conjunction with GE’s Smart Grid and Smart Grid technology.
A Clarkson University alumnus who is lead programmer for High Moon Studios, maker of the Transformers video games, will give a presentation at Clarkson on "Transforming a Franchise: The Making of Transformers: War for Cybertron" on Tuesday, April 5.
Clarkson University graduate student Derek E. Smith of Marcellus, N.Y., was awarded first place at the recent Great Lakes Research Consortium student/faculty conference in Syracuse, N.Y., for his research presentation on a study of Lake Erie in the winter.
Clarkson University’s Dana M. Barry has been awarded a doctor of philosophy degree in engineering from Osaka University in Japan. Barry is the senior technical writer and editor for Clarkson’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP).
An image inspired by the work of Clarkson University researchers is featured on a 2011 calendar published by the Institute of Physics (IOP).
Two groups associated with Clarkson University’s Air Force ROTC detachment were recently honored.
Clarkson University’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a student conference on Thursday, April 14, showcasing the creative and critical intellectual work of students from across the University.
Research by Stephen J. Sauer, an assistant professor at Clarkson University’s School of Business, is in the Wall Street Journal.
“A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place” is the topic of a discussion by SUNY Potsdam Physics Professor Larry Brehm at the next Science Cafe at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, April 6, at 7:15 p.m
Far East Movement will headline Clarkson University’s Springfest on Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in Cheel Arena.
Images from the forthcoming book Real to Reel by Clarkson University Communication & Media Professor Stephen D. Farina will appear in an upcoming gallery exhibition at the MAC650 Gallery in Middletown, Conn.
Child Soldiers, Apnea & Housing Prices Among 71 Projects at Clarkson University Undergraduate Research Symposium
Seventy-one research projects being presented at the 13th annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience April 16.
Three Clarkson University honors students have been named Goldwater Scholars and another has received an honorable mention from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
The first-ever Hockey Day in Potsdam, earlier this year, raised $9,460 to benefit Marine Cpl. Aaron Howell, a Parishville, N.Y., native who is recovering from serious wounds suffered in the line of duty last April.
Bernard Amadei, T. Berry Brazelton and John Lancaster will be awarded honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 118th commencement on Saturday, May 7.
Four Clarkson University students received awards at the 19th annual statewide College Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Student Conference: Journeys Beyond Excellence in Bolton Landing, N.Y., last weekend.
A Clarkson University laboratory is one of the first to beta test the Etaluma LumaScope, a new state-of-the art fluorescence microscope.
A Clarkson University undergraduate has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and three recent graduates have received honorable mentions.
Bloomberg Businessweek Places Clarkson University #20 on Fifty Most Affordable Colleges with Return on Investment List
Bloomberg Businessweek placed Clarkson University as #20 in its list of the "Fifty Most Affordable Colleges with Return on Investment" in its College ROI: What We Found report issued April 7, 2011.
Yongming Liu, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University, has received a $360,000 grant from through the U.S. Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).
Clarkson University alumna Carolyn A. Brandsema of Renton, Wash., vice president, 737 engineering at the Boeing Company, has been elected to Clarkson's board of trustees.
Carl B. Mack of Fort Washington, Md., executive director of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), has been elected to the Clarkson University board of trustees.
Timothy P. Pettee of New Canaan, Conn., senior vice president and chief investment officer of SunAmerica Asset Management, has been elected to the Clarkson University board of trustees.
Clarkson University alumna Nancy D. Reyda of New York, N.Y., and the Bay Area of northern California, a managing director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, has been elected to Clarkson's board of trustees.
The Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., has awarded a $10,000 Faculty Enrichment Grant to two Clarkson University Humanities and Social Sciences faculty.
The community is invited to a "LapSit" event at Clarkson University this Saturday, April 16, which students are conducting to raise money for the new Center for Cancer Care at Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH).
Clarkson University Prof. of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Shipley Fellow James S. Bonner will speak at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History tomorrow, Tuesday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.
Last month, a hands-on robotics activity was held at Clarkson University for 51 five- to ten-year-old Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, representing eight troops from the towns of Potsdam, Colton, Pierrepont, Parishville, Madrid, Norfolk, Norwood and Massena.
Clarkson University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to the Princeton Review.
Clarkson's Digital Arts & Sciences senior exhibition showcases six senior capstone projects Friday, May 6.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that Michelle Crimi has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of environmental health science and environmental science & policy in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that Michael E. Wasserman has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of consumer & organizational studies in the School of Business.
Two Clarkson University graduate students were awarded presentation honors in recognition of their research at the Northern New York Section of the American Chemical Society Research Symposium at SUNY Potsdam, earlier this month.
Martin Heintzelman Advancing Environmental Economics Research Through Fredric C. Menz Legacy at Clarkson University
Martin D. Heintzelman, an assistant professor of economics and financial studies in the Clarkson University School of Business, continues to enhance and expand research in environmental economics through support from the Fredric C. Menz Endowment Fund.
Three teachers, all nominated by Clarkson University seniors, will be honored in May as the 2011 Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators.
An interactive digital video installation constructed by a Clarkson University professor and undergraduate student was featured at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication this month in Atlanta.
"Eco-gowns" will be the uniform of the day for graduates walking across the stage on May 7 as Clarkson University works toward a sustainable commencement.
The Potsdam Fibromyalgia Support Group will celebrate Fibromyalgia Awareness Day with a lecture on chronic pain, "Why is Chronic Pain So Difficult to Treat?," on Sunday, May 15, at 7 p.m. on the first floor of Clarkson University's Clarkson Hall, 59 Main St. in Potsdam.
Participating in its 13th season, the Clarkson University-sponsored FIRST Robotics Competition Team participated in the championship event along with 352 teams in St. Louis, Mo.
Clarkson University has established a Young Entrepreneur Award program, which will identify a limited number of entrepreneurially-minded prospective students annually, who have demonstrated success in operating business ventures.
More than 700 Clarkson University students are slated to be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m.
Sadness, apathy, preoccupation. These traits come to mind when people think about depression, the world's most frequently diagnosed mental disorder. Yet, forthcoming research in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology provides evidence that depression has a positive side-effect.
Clarkson University has received more than $537,000 in royalty payments from Ferro Corporation over the past seven years.
Researchers at Clarkson University have been awarded a grant of $20,000 by the New York Power Authority to continue study of the plankton population in the St. Lawrence River.
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Wallace H. Coulter School Distinguished Professor of Engineering Norbert L. Ackermann will be named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 118th Commencement on Saturday, May 7.
Professor of Economics H. Sonmez Atesoglu will be named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 118th Commencement on Saturday, May 7.
Silvana Andreescu, an associate professor of chemistry and biomolecular science in the School of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award .
Kathleen A. Issen, an associate professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award during the University's 118th commencement ceremony today.
Graduating senior Xiaojing (Ruby) Fu was awarded the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 118th commencement ceremony today.
Graduating senior Emily A. Stefano received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 118th commencement ceremony today.
Engineers Without Borders Founding President Bernard Amadei Receives Clarkson University Honorary Degree
Bernard Amadei, the founding president of Engineers Without Borders - USA and the co-founder of the Engineers Without Borders-International network, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 118th Commencement today.
Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, professor of pediatrics emeritus at Harvard Medical School and founder of the Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Children's Hospital in Boston, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 118th Commencement today.
John Lancaster, a civil rights attorney and disabilities rights advocate and retired executive director of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 118th Commencement today.
More than 700 Clarkson University students from 27 states, 20 countries and 55 New York state counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University's 118th commencement May 7.
John Milne, the Neil '64 and Karen Bonke Assistant Professor in Engineering Management at the Clarkson University School of Business, coached the team that last month won the 2011 Franz Edelman Award from the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (ISO).
Clarkson University alumna Jody A. Markopoulos '93, president and CEO of GE Intelligent Platforms, has been elected to Clarkson's board of trustees. She will serve on the finance & budget and alumni committees.
Three teachers, two of them Clarkson University alumni and all nominated by Clarkson University seniors, were honored this past weekend as Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators.
The Adirondack Business Center, in its mission to support regional small business owners, will offer the class "Developing Your Unique Selling Proposition (USP)" Wednesday, May 18, from 6-8 p.m.
Clarkson University has announced the selection of its 2011 Alcoa Fellows. The new program will see Clarkson students partner with North Country schools to assist local teachers in delivering cutting-edge science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum to help develop the leaders of tomorrow.
The Army ROTC Golden Knight Battalion at Clarkson University commissioned eight cadets into the U.S. Army at the annual spring commissioning on May 6.
Clarkson University's Society of Women Engineers (SWE) section hosted 55 Junior Girl Scouts from northern New York for a night of science activities, during the spring semester.
Oprah's Favorite Soap Maker to Teach "My Small Business 102" Class at Adirondack Business Center in Saranac Lake
The Adirondack Business Center will offer "My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined" on Wednesday evenings, May 25 through June 15, in Saranac Lake, N.Y.
Clarkson University Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Stacey Zeigler has been honored with the Dr. Marilyn Moffat Distinguished Service Award by the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA).
Clarkson University has named Casey Jones to lead the Golden Knights Men's Ice Hockey Team after an extensive national search.
Fans and friends of Clarkson University Hockey are invited to join Clarkson President Tony Collins and Athletic Director Steve Yianoukos to welcome new Golden Knights Men's Ice Hockey Coach Casey Jones this Wednesday, May 25, at 4 p.m. in the Cheel Campus Center Barben Rooms.
The Northern New York Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) presented its second annual undergraduate and graduate research symposium in April at SUNY Potsdam in Potsdam, N.Y.
Clarkson University is on track to welcome the largest number of first-year students in the institution's history this August. In fall 1984, Clarkson enrolled 845 first-year students. With deposits now numbering well over 825 for its first-year class and the Clarkson School, an early college program for high-school students, still accepting students, the University should easily exceed that number this fall.
In recognition of the success of local entrepreneurs, the Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is hosting its first annual Entrepreneur Recognition dinner on Saturday, June 18, at the Cheel Campus Center.
James D. Fish '79 has been appointed chief financial officer at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University Student Entrepreneurs Receive Business Plan Award for Innovative Cold-climate Greenhouse
Clarkson University graduate students Daegan Gonyer and Sean Bonnell recently won a $5,000, second-place prize in the Cleantech/Sustainability Track of the New Energy New York (NENY) 2011 New York Business Plan Competition in Albany, N.Y.
Clarkson University alumnus David D. Reh '62 and his wife Sue have provided a generous gift to name the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University.
An article in the May 23 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, a major news journal of the American Chemical Society, features work on cervical cancer cells done by Clarkson University Physics Professor Igor Sokolov's group with collaboration by Biology Professor Craig D. Woodworth.
On July 14 and 15, the University's Shipley Center for Innovation and the Office of Alumni Relations will present the two-day seminar "Innovation = Ideas + Execution."
Clarkson University's Center for Entrepreneurship has teamed with the Waddington, N.Y., Chamber of Commerce to bring its My Small Business 101 series on the road.
Eleven students from the Clarkson University ChemE Car team took third place at the northeast regional American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) conference at the University of Rhode Island.
Research by Clarkson University Professor Igor Sokolov on the synthesis of fluorescent nanoparticles has been featured on the materials science news website of Wiley-VCH, one of the largest world publishers of scientific literature and the home of the top journals in material science.
The George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Mass., has awarded Clarkson University a gift of $150,000 for the University's award-winning Digital Arts & Sciences Program.
At its first annual Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner, Clarkson University honored three regional entrepreneurs with awards and inducted the inaugural member of its Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
The Clarkson University chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) took first place this spring at the first CEO Startup Simulation Challenge Competition.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Political Science Christopher C. Robinson has been named a Fulbright Scholar to the Political Science Department at Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea, for the fall semester.
An integrated design team from the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University has won second place in the inaugural Undergraduate Design Project Competition in Rehabilitation and Assistive Devices.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of History Laura Ettinger has been named a Fulbright Scholar to the Department of English Studies at the University of Rijeka in Croatia for the spring 2012 semester.
SUNY Plattsburgh Honors Undergraduate Awarded $3,000 for Collaborative Research at Clarkson University Proteomics Lab
SUNY Plattsburgh pre-medical student Stefanie Russell is working on a project this summer with Clarkson University chemistry & biomolecular science professors Costel Darie and Alisa Woods, and SUNY Plattsburgh Psychology Professor Jeanne Ryan.
A visionary approach to space exploration led a joint team of Clarkson University and Uruguayan students to place third in a recent competition sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Clarkson University student Kyung Sul recently received a top award at the 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate in June in Austin, Texas.
A Clarkson University team led by Professor Igor Sokolov has found that cancer cells can be identified with very high precision by means of a specific "fractal" analysis of images of cell surface at the nanoscale.
Clarkson University and SUNY Plattsburgh Scientists Awarded Army DURIP Grant to Purchase Research Instrument
Two Clarkson University professors and a SUNY Plattsburgh professor have received $107,000 in funding from the Army Research Office Defense University Research Instrumentation Program to advance proteomics research at the two schools.
In memory of Clarkson University alumnus Joel Goldschein and to honor his vision, his family, including wife Lynda and daughters Gail, Sharon and Terri, have created the Joel Goldschein '57 Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management.
Turtle road mortality, restored and natural wetlands in the St. Lawrence Valley, an electromechanical actuator for a powered prosthetic leg, and a shoe-based sensor to identify activity levels in people with stroke are among the 100 research projects being presented at the 14th annual Clarkson University Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
Clarkson University Visiting Scholar Michele Pasquali recently received a top national Italian award for the Best M.S. Degree Thesis in Aerospace Structures.
Gov. Cuomo Names Clarkson University President Tony Collins Co-chair of Regional Economic Development Council
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has named Clarkson President Tony Collins and North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas co-chairs of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council. As one of ten regional councils, this approach represents a fundamental change in how the state plans to advance economic development and job creation in New York State. The press release from the Office of the Governor is at: http://governor.ny.gov/press/07282011NorthCountry.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has partnered with Clarkson University, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), HP and other private businesses to demonstrate how a network of wind- and solar-powered data centers could create a new model for data center and renewable energy operations.
Thomas E. Holliday, chair of the Clarkson University board of trustees, announced today that Karel K. Czanderna, a former North Country resident and alumna of Clarkson University's class of 1977, was elected vice chair at the last meeting of the board of trustees. Dr. Bayard D. Clarkson Sr. will continue to serve as distinguished vice chair.
Eric P. Dibble of Endwell, N.Y., senior manager of printed circuit operations at Lockheed Martin, has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
William J. Hurd of Mesquite, Nev., and Steamboat Springs, Colo., system architect for deep space communications systems, has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Earl R. "Skip" Lewis of Boston, Mass., CEO and president of FLIR Systems Inc., has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Kevin T. Parker of Clifton, Va., president and CEO of Deltek Inc., has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
U.S. Rep. Paul D. Tonko of Amsterdam, N.Y., has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Catherine K. Dangremond of Hoboken, N.J., director of business development, government and health markets for SourceHOV, has received the Woodstock Award from her alma mater, Clarkson University.
Kevin A. Lobdell of Potsdam, N.Y., assistant director for student life for the Clarkson School and Clarkson University Honors Program, has received the Woodstock Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Leo J. Titus Jr. of Ashburn, Va., president of the mid-Atlantic division of ECS Ltd., has received the Woodstock Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Eric P. Dibble of Endwell, N.Y., senior manager of printed circuit operations at Lockheed Martin; William J. Hurd of Mesquite, Nev., and Steamboat Springs, Colo., system architect for deep space communications systems; Earl R. "Skip" Lewis of Boston, Mass., CEO and president of FLIR Systems Inc.; Kevin T. Parker of Clifton, Va., president and CEO of Deltek Inc.; and U.S. Rep. Paul D. Tonko of Amsterdam, N.Y. have all been honored with the Golden Knight Award by their alma mater, Clarkson University.
Catherine K. Dangremond of Hoboken, N.J., director of business development, government and health markets for SourceHOV; Kevin A. Lobdell of Potsdam, N.Y., assistant director for student life for the Clarkson School and Clarkson University Honors Program; and Leo J. Titus Jr. of Ashburn, Va., president of the mid-Atlantic division of ECS Ltd. have all received the Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
Clarkson University provided local middle school students with an opportunity to hone their robotics skills this summer. Approximately 50 students attended three regional camps that were offered in the Lisbon, Gouverneur and Norwood-Norfolk school districts.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has invited Richard E. Partch, senior university professor of chemistry at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing, to be on its national tour speaker list.
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 (CARES), has been named a World Bank air quality consultant to the Ministry of the Environment in the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Stephen Peck and John Lancaster will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture as Clarkson University celebrates the start of the 2011-2012 academic year with a convocation on Monday, August 29, at 7 p.m. in Cheel Arena. Peck is the president and CEO of the United States Veterans Initiative and the son of the late actor Gregory Peck. Lancaster is a civil rights attorney and disabilities rights advocate and retired executive director of the National Council on Independent Living.
Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has won her 16th consecutive APEX Award for Publication Excellence.
You are all aware by now that the National Weather Service is predicting high winds for our region late Sunday night. Please be safe and take appropriate precautions as many of you are traveling back to campus from areas that are in the path of the hurricane.
Local teachers and professors will again take to the stage starting Wednesday, September 14, for the "Science Cafe." All fall 2011 Science Cafes will take place Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. on the second floor of La Casbah at 6 Elm Street.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing and Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Associate Professor Pier Marzocca delivered an invited plenary lecture in June at the Ninth International Congress on Thermal Stresses in Budapest, Hungary.
Clarkson University researchers James S. Bonner and Temitope O. Ojo have acquired an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) equipped with sensors that are capable of detecting and tracking plumes of hydrocarbon in the aftermath of an oil spill.
Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship has launched its own coffee brand, Entrepreneur Coffee. The coffee and its supporting promotional items have been sourced from local businesses, and all profits will be reinvested in local small business development.
A book edited by Clarkson University Professor of Communication & Media Johndan Johnson-Eilola was recently named one of the "Top 100 Books in Technical Communication" by the Society for Technical Communication.
On a recent Forum on Global Engagement voyage from Boston to Montreal, Michael R. Twiss, director of Clarkson University's Great Rivers Center, was invited to speak to attendees on the globally significant waterway that comprised a significant part of the voyage.
Clarkson University hosted its sixth annual roller coaster camp this summer as part of the IMPETUS outreach program. More than 40 local middle-school and high-school students participated in the camp.
Clarkson is taking registrations for the October 4 Forever Wired Conference, which will offer a variety of sessions geared toward assisting small business owners and teleworkers in rural communities.
U.S. News & World Report's 2012 rankings of "Best Colleges" has again placed Clarkson University in tier one, the top tier of national universities, with a ranking of 119, up five places from last year's ranking.
John "Jack" '59 and Joyce Eikenberg of Bonita Springs, Fla., and formerly of Rome, N.Y., have provided a generous gift to create the John '59 and Joyce Eikenberg Endowed Scholarship Fund at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University biology professors James Schulte and Cintia Hongay have been named Education Fellows in the Life Sciences by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.
Clarkson University and the State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam) have launched a new partnership with Zipcar Inc. providing both campuses with combined access to the world's leading car sharing network.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins announced today that Clarkson's new Technology Advancement Center (TAC) building has received LEED Gold certification, due to its state-of-the-art heating and cooling, passive solar and rainwater collection systems, and many other innovations.
Clarkson University to Celebrate Constitution Day with Presentation by 9/11 Pentagon First Responder
In celebration of Constitution Day, Clarkson University alumnus Leo J. Titus Jr. of Ashburn, Va., president of the mid-Atlantic division of ECS Ltd., will address students this Wednesday, September 21, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center forum. The event is free and open to the public.
Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship Offering the Continuation of Successful My Small Business 101
Since 2004, My Small Business 101 has provided guidance to hundreds of small business owners in the North Country area. The My Small Business 101 is a no cost four-part series focusing on training in areas such Thinking Strategically, Resource Management, Marketing Management and Financial Management.
Twelve members of the Potsdam Runners Team went to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to run in the 15th Annual United States Air Force Marathon on September 17, 2011. The team is primarily represented by Air Force ROTC Cadets in at Clarkson University and SUNY Potsdam.
A generous gift from a Clarkson University alumni couple has enabled the University to create the Karel K. Czanderna '77 and W. Dan Shirkey '80 Professorship in Physics.
Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce Partnering with Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University to Offer My Small Business 101
The Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce, in its mission to support the business community, has partnered with the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University for the upcoming My Small Business 101 series.
Clarkson University's Engineering & Management bachelor's degree program has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc. The program is now only the second program in the world to be accredited by both AACSB International and the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Clarkson University is taking final registrations for the third annual Forever Wired Conference to be held on Tuesday, October 4. Entrepreneurship, micro-financing, and mobile computing are among the topics to be discussed.
Clarkson University alumnus and University of New Hampshire Professor of Chemistry Glen Miller will present on "teaching nanoscience concepts" on Thursday, October 13, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cheel Campus Center on the Clarkson campus.
Clarkson University's 2011 Melissa A. Walsh '03 '05 Memorial Endowed Scholarship has been awarded to second-year doctor of physical therapy student Brittany Monroe of Massena, N.Y.
"Mathematics and/vs. Physics -- from Discord to Harmony" will be discussed by Virginia Tech Professor Royce K.P. Zia at the next Science Café at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, October 12, at 7:15 p.m.
The community is invited to a series of events beginning Monday, October 17, as Clarkson University observes Disability Awareness Week.
The Clarkson University Student Association will hold their second annual Dodging for Dreams dodgeball game on Sunday, October 16, at 1 p.m. on the Hantz Turf Field, Clarkson Ave.
Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing, served as a visiting professor and keynote speaker in China in September.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted provisional accreditation to the new Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University alumni Eric P. Dibble '81 and Amy E. Castronova '04, will serve as the new co-chairs of the Clarkson Fund. Dibble and Castronova will work with the University to develop new strategies to increase alumni participation and unrestricted gifts raised in support of the Clarkson Fund.
The Golden Knight Battalion runners from Clarkson University's Army ROTC Battalion attended this year's Army Ten-Miler held in Washington, D.C., on October 9. This was the fifth consecutive year that the battalion sent a team to the event.
Cadet Andrew Nelden was one of nine Army ROTC cadets from Clarkson's Golden Knight Battalion to sign his contract and take his oath of enlistment earlier this semester. Nelden's oath was administered by his father, Lt. Col. Jeffery R. Nelden, via Skype from Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Clarkson University Launches Lauren Davis '59 Interdisciplinary Program in Riparian Systems Management
Clarkson has launched an innovative new research and education program focused on the dynamics, form and structure of streams, thanks to a generous gift. The Lauren Davis '59 Interdisciplinary Program in Riparian Systems Management will build on the current strength of water resources engineering at Clarkson.
Bebonchu Atems has been appointed assistant professor of economics at Clarkson University.
William D. Brown Jr. has been appointed assistant professor of accounting at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University has kicked off its $225 million fundraising campaign, E2E (Evolution to Excellence), with a celebratory dinner, entertainment and a weekend of academic forums on campus.
New York State Lt. Gov. Duffy Joins Announcement of New Alliance between Clarkson University and Beacon Institute
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries and Clarkson University have expanded their education and operational partnership in order to advance commercialization of emerging real-time river monitoring sensor technology, new academic programs and long-term public policy solutions to protect waterways.
“To Be or Not to Be... Nuclear?” will be discussed by Clarkson University Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Professor Emeritus Eric Thacher at the next Science Café at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, October 26, at 7:15 p.m.
Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment will sponsor the first annual Uniquely Northern New York Upcycled Art Show on Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cheel Campus Center.
Adom Giffin has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics at Clarkson University.
The associate provost for faculty equity at MIT will speak on Nov. 11 about the challenges facing engineering in this decade and the next. Wesley L. Harris, who is also the Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the director of the Lean Sustainment Initiative at MIT, will speak on "Grand Challenges for Engineering and Beyond" on Friday, November 11, at 3:30 p.m. in Clarkson's Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213.
The National Science Foundation has designated Clarkson University as the lead site for its Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), one of NSF's Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers.
Clarkson University Business School Dean Timothy Sugrue Appointed CEO of Beacon Institute Subsidiary
Timothy F. Sugrue has been appointed by President Tony Collins to serve as chief executive officer of the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, a subsidiary of Clarkson University with operations in Beacon, Troy and Potsdam, N.Y. Sugrue is also currently the dean of Clarkson’s School of Business.
"The Power of Paper and Printing: Their Origins and Travels" will be discussed by Ina Brockriede at the next Science Cafe at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, November 9, at 7:15 p.m.
Richard Gonzalez has been appointed assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University Primary Host of Association of College Unions International Conference This Weekend
Clarkson University will be the primary host of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Region 2 conference November 11-13.
Cintia F. Hongay has been appointed assistant professor of biology at Clarkson University
Several Clarkson University faculty and staff members were recently inducted into the school's Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar clubs for the significant amounts of external funding that their investigations and research activities have garnered.
Jennifer M. Knack has been appointed assistant professor of psychology at Clarkson University.
Mahmoodi Named Joel Goldschein '57 Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management at Clarkson University
Farzad Mahmoodi has been named the Joel Goldschein '57 Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management at Clarkson University. Mahmoodi is a professor of operations management and director of Clarkson's nationally ranked Global Supply Chain Management program
G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Clarkson University to its 2012 list of Military Friendly Schools. The list is available at http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com .
Raymond L. Skowyra Jr. of Saint Paul, Minn., founder and principal consultant with Summit Associates, has been elected to Clarkson University's board of trustees.
Wilton Remigio has been appointed assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.
The Clarkson University Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies will hold an open house on Thursday, November 17, from noon to 7 p.m.
Meet Angela J. Cosner, a 21-year-old senior at Clarkson University from Springville, Pa., who spent her last undergraduate summer as a co-driver in stage rally car racing.
Damien Samways has been appointed assistant professor of biology at Clarkson University.
For the first time since the inception of the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC) in 1994, the environmental status of the International Section of the St. Lawrence River was reported to the Great Lakes community. The status report was made by Great Rivers Center at Clarkson University Director Michael R. Twiss and Jeff Ridal, executive director of the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences at Cornwall, Ont.
Lifeng Wang Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University
Lifeng Wang has been appointed assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
Dawn White Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Clarkson University
Dawn White has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physician assistant studies at Clarkson University.
A paper by Clarkson University student Amanda L. Koenck of Pottstown, Pa., was one of only eight out of 154 to be selected as best research paper in the New York State Assembly Session Internship program.
Philip Yuya Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University
Philip Yuya has been appointed assistant professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University Biology Professor Tom A. Langen has been named the October 2011 Professor of the Month by the Network of Conservation Educators & Practitioners (NCEP) of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation of the American Museum of Natural History.
Robots and their handlers will invade Walker Center when Clarkson University hosts the fifth annual FIRST Championship Tournament on December 2 and 3.
An exhibition featuring recent artwork by students from the Digital Arts & Sciences program at Clarkson University will open on Friday, November 18, at the Creative Spirit Community Art Center, 8 Raymond St. in Potsdam, N.Y.
A team of Clarkson University Army ROTC cadets recently won the Regional Ranger Challenge competition at Camp Smith, N.Y.
"If Bridges Could Talk ..." is the topic of a presentation by Clarkson University Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Kerop Janoyan at the next Science Café at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, November 30, at 7:15 p.m.
Clarkson University and AECOM Technology Corporation have established an academic alliance to advance the missions of both organizations.
Clarkson University Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Cetin Cetinkaya has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Clarkson University alumna and trustee Amy E. Castronova has been honored at the White House for her accomplishments as an entrepreneur and her positive influence on the American economy.
Susan E. Conry, Distinguished Service Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson University, has received the 2011 IEEE William E. Sayle II Award for Achievement in Education from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Eremite Records, a jazz record label known for its high-quality production of archival jazz recordings, has released music that was recovered thanks to the help of two Clarkson University faculty members.
Celebrate Launch of North Country's First Green Data Center & New Research Facility at Clarkson University Monday
The community is invited to join Clarkson University President Tony Collins this Monday, December 5, for a public celebration that recognizes a tremendous partnership grant from IBM in support of research, advanced computing analytics and the University's commitment to sustainability; and for a special announcement with Assemblywoman Addie Russell that initiates renovation plans for Clarkson's historic Old Main building as a research facility for Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, a subsidiary of Clarkson University, that will include the North Country's first green data center.
Two Clarkson University faculty members were recently featured in a podcast on small wind turbines.
Researchers at the Clarkson University Biochemistry and Proteomics Laboratory, led by Prof. Costel Darie, have received the news that a manuscript investigating the receptor of a new pituitary hormone has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
The advisory council for Clarkson University's new Materials Science & Engineering Ph.D. program met for the first time in November.
The Clarkson University Reh Center for Entrepreneurship chapter of Sigma Nu Tau national entrepreneurship honor society was chartered and twelve members were inducted in late November.
Clarkson University Launches Plans for Region's First Green Data Center to Power Environmental Research
Clarkson celebrated today the launch of plans for the North Country's first green data center using IBM technologies and renovations to the historic Old Main building, which will house the data center and research facilities for Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, a subsidiary of Clarkson.
This semester, Clarkson University's Clarkson School welcomed to campus its largest class in more than ten years. Five of the students who enrolled in this early college program received the Clarkson School Presidential Scholar award.
Twenty-four Teams Compete in FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Robotics Tournament at Clarkson University
The fifth annual FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament was held December 2 at Clarkson University. The event drew high school students from as far away as Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and western New York.
Walker Center at Clarkson University was invaded by Bacteria Busters, Bone Crusherz, Stylisih Bunchy Banana Bots and 15 other teams as they competed in the fifth annual FIRST Lego League robotics tournament on December 3.
Clarkson University Small Business Course for Artists and Artisans in January at Adirondack Business Center
Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship, with generous support from the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Foundation, will offer "My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined" on Saturday mornings, January 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Adirondack Business Center in Saranac Lake.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of the History of Science Stephen T. Casper gave an invited lecture at the Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany.
Clarkson University Offers Saturday Courses to North Country High School Students in January & February
Clarkson University's Project Challenge, a unique academic program for local high school students, returns this winter with a choice of nine five-week courses.
Clarkson University Shipley Center for Innovation Signs Partnerships with Canton-Potsdam Hospital & St. Lawrence University
Clarkson University's Shipley Center for Innovation has signed formal partnerships with both Canton-Potsdam Hospital and St. Lawrence University to develop the commercialization of innovation.
Clarkson University employees collected 798 non-perishable food items at their annual holiday luncheon Dec. 19. The food will be distributed by the Potsdam Neighborhood Center to those in need.
Clarkson University is helping Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) attract and retain physician assistants with a contribution of $100,000 to the Hospital Foundation's "Constructing Healthier Communities" Campaign. The contribution is payable over five years.
Clarkson University Receives Grant from Dominion Foundation to Support Local Energy Efficient Food Facility
Clarkson University is the recipient of a $40,000 Educational Partnership grant from the Dominion Foundation to support the University's Local Energy Efficient Food Facility. This program aims to provide Clarkson students with opportunities to apply their engineering, science, and business skills to a project that addresses a real-world problem.