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North Country High School Students "Challenge" Their Minds At Clarkson University Starting This MonthAll NEWS 01-06-2004
Clarkson University’s Project Challenge, a unique academic program for North Country high school students, returns this month with eight five-week courses.
For centuries, cone shells have been treasured by collectors for their beautifully patterned shells. But these marine snails are also among the most poisonous and complex creatures on earth.
NCAA Division III colleges and universities today overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to strip eight schools, including Clarkson University, of the right to award athletic grants-in-aid in sports in which they have traditionally competed on the Division I level.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins delivered a presentation earlier this week at a public hearing of the New York State Task Force on Economic Development and the Emerging Industries (a.k.a. NextGen task force) in Albany.
Clarkson Associate Dean For Health Sciences To Be Featured Speaker At American Physical Therapy Association Meeting
Samuel B. Feitelberg, professor and associate dean for the Center for Health Sciences and chair of the Physical Therapy Department at Clarkson University, has been invited to deliver the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) prestigious 2004 Polly Cerasoli Lectureship.
Clarkson University has announced that William F. Mitchell has been appointed director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning, effective June 1. Mitchell currently serves as the director of major gifts at the Boston University School of Medicine.
Donna Kain, assistant professor of Technical Communications at Clarkson University, has been awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
The Clarkson University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was honored with three awards at the 30th Annual NSBE National Convention held recently in Dallas, Texas.
Clarkson University Professor Receives $79,000 National Science Foundation Grant To Write Book About Genetics Research In Nazi Germany
Sheila F. Weiss of Potsdam, professor of history in the School of Arts and Sciences at Clarkson University, has been awarded a $79,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to research and write a collection of essays on human heredity and politics under the Third Reich.
A new distance-learning master of science degree in engineering and global operations management (EGOM) that is flexibly designed for working professionals is being offered by Clarkson University.
Clarkson University's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) claimed an unprecedented fourth consecutive victory at the Regional Competition and Career Opportunity Fair this week in Hartford, Connecticut. As regional champions, Clarkson will advance to the SIFE USA National Exposition in Kansas City, Kansas, May 23-25, to compete against other regional champions.
The North Country will once again celebrate global unity and cultural differences as Clarkson University hosts the 11th Annual World in Potsdam Diversity Festival on October 16, 2004. SUNY Potsdam and the Village of Potsdam are co-sponsors of the event.
The Clarkson Invention Institute (CII) is accepting proposals for future CII projects from local individuals, businesses, faculty, and students. Proposals are due no later than Friday, July 30, 2004.
North Country Matters: A Video Journal of Ideas and Visions will be broadcast live on Time Warner Cable Channel 30 (WCKN), Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. This community, civic-affairs series is sponsored by Clarkson University's student run WCKN television station and focuses on Potsdam and St. Lawrence County.
Keith E. Jackson of Bellingham, Mass., has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2004-2005 academic year. Jackson is in his third year at Clarkson University, majoring in aeronautical and mechanical engineering.
Clarkson University’s Pragasen Pillay, Jean Newell Distinguished Professor in Engineering, and electrical and computer engineering graduate student Timothy Humiston, have been selected by the Electric Machines Committee of the Industry Applications Society (IAS) to receive the Best Paper Award Third Prize for the 2003 Conference.
This week at the Clarkson University’s Structural Engineering Laboratory, five Clarkson students are testing a concrete beam they have designed and cast as part of a national competition sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).
Goodarz Ahmadi Named Associate Dean Of Research And Graduate Studies At Coulter School Of Engineering
Clarkson University Dean of Engineering S.S. Venkata announced today that Goodarz Ahmadi of Potsdam, Clarkson Distinguished Professor of Engineering, has been appointed associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, effective April 1.
Scientist Discovers Why Skin Turns Leathery - A Finding That May Yield Treatment Of Some Age-related Diseases
“The reason our skin becomes more leathery and thick as we age might be due to a loss of elasticity in the cells,” says Igor Sokolov of Clarkson University, who presented his latest research findings during a session on bio-imaging techniques at the Annual American Physical Society (APS) March meeting in Montreal.
Clarkson University has once again been singled out by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best national universities in the country. In its recent edition of America's Best Graduate Schools 2005, Clarkson's School of Engineering is ranked 23rd overall in the engineering specialty category of environmental/environmental Health and 45th in civil engineering.
North Country Country Teacher One of Four To Receive Clarkson University's Inspirational High School Educator Award
For the 15th consecutive year, Clarkson University will recognize those educators who have made an indelible impact on the lives of Clarkson seniors. In early spring, graduating students are invited to nominate one educator whom they feel has shaped their lives and influenced career choices. Winners are chosen from the nominations to receive the award.
The Clarkson University Design, Build and Fly team is one of 40 collegiate teams that will be flying a radio-controlled aircraft over Wichita, Kan. this weekend in the international Design, Build and Fly Competition.
A team of Clarkson University students took home a top award at the 14th Annual Environmental Design Contest held April 4-8 on the campus of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M.
Wallace H. Coulter - Inventor And Clarkson University Benefactor - Inducted Into National Inventors Hall Of Fame
Wallace H. Coulter, the man who pioneered advances in hematology and cell analysis that revolutionized laboratory medicine, joins a group of 20 inductees into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio, on May 1. Coulter was a renowned inventor and entrepreneur who served as a trustee of Clarkson University from 1983 - 1988. In 2002, the foundation he established made a gift of $30 million to Clarkson in support of ongoing excellence in engineering and science programs. Last year, the University honored Coulter by naming the engineering school the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Three retiring Clarkson University professors will be honored at the school’s 111th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9.
Eighty-four first-year students in Clarkson University’s innovative interdisciplinary engineering and management (iE&M) degree program had barely settled into their dorm rooms this year when they embarked on a crash course in technical entrepreneurship.
John M. Wicke of Massena, director of operations for Penski Inc., has been named president of the North Country Chapter of the Alumni Association of his alma mater, Clarkson University.
Two Clarkson University students are among a select group of students nationwide to be honored by Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.
Clarkson University junior Vincent Kuchar of Wantage, N.J., was selected as a winner of the New York City Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship Award, which recognizes outstanding performance in engineering studies.
Corporate Leader, Civil Engineer And Humanitarian Charles H. Thornton Awarded Clarkson Honorary Degree
Potsdam, N.Y. — Charles H. Thornton, co-chairman of The Thornton-Tomasetti Group Inc., received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 9.
Clarkson And St. Lawrence Awarded Nearly $2 Million By National Science Foundation To Increase Science, Mathematics, Engineering And Technology Skills Of Area K-12 Students
Continuing funding of a program titled “K-12 Project-Based Learning Partnership Program,” the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded nearly $2 million to Clarkson and St. Lawrence universities over the next four years. The grant funding will expand and continue the programs presently funded by NSF and the GE Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of the General Electric Company. The grant expands Clarkson’s Project-Based Learning Partnership Program, created by Clarkson University Professor Susan E. Powers, and St. Lawrence University’s Teaching Scholar Partnership Program, led by St. Lawrence principal investigator Assistant Professor of Education Esther Oey.
Andrew C. Tanner, son of William and Carol Tanner of Voorheesville, N.Y., received the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 111th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9. He was selected for the $1,000 award by a vote of the full University faculty based on his scholarship and promise of outstanding achievement.
Mark R. Frascatore of Potsdam, associate professor of Economics at Clarkson University, was awarded the Clarkson University Distinguished Teaching Award during the 111th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9.
The Clarkson University Career Center was recently recognized by General Electric (GE) with the prestigious GE Partnership Award for creating an outstanding corporate relationship between Clarkson University and GE.
Brenton D. Faber of Potsdam, professor of technical communications at Clarkson University, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the 111th commencement ceremony held May 9.
Three retiring Clarkson University professors will be honored at the school’s 111th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9.
In a speech delivered at the invitation of Senator Raymond Meier, Collins addressed issues related to university research Clarkson University President Tony Collins delivered a presentation earlier this week at a public hearing of the New York State Task Force on Economic Development and the Emerging Industries (a.k.a. NextGen task force) in Albany.
Potsdam, N.Y. — Massachusetts Institute of Technology W. H. Dow Professor Howard Brenner received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 9.
Clarkson University Vice Provost for Research and director of the Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) S. V. Babu was an invited speaker at two international engineering conferences held in Asia last month.
Clarkson University Senior Larry Olmstead Jr. of Canton receives a $3,000 KeyBank Sponsored Scholarship from KeyBank representative Bali Davis-McLaughlin. Olmstead is a mechanical engineering major at Clarkson and a graduate of Canton High School. The KeyBank sponsored scholarship, which was established in 2002, is awarded to New York state residents with a preference for upstate residents, who are in good academic standing and meet the qualifications.
Clarkson University Department of Technical Communications professors and staff recently shared information on the latest trends in business communication with local high school business teachers at a workshop co-sponsored by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES and Clarkson’s Eastman Kodak Center for Excellence in Communication (CEC).
Three members of Clarkson University's chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, a co-ed professional business student fraternity, were among a group of only 89 students nationwide named to the national All-AKPsi Academic Team sponsored by the fraternity's parent foundation.
Brenton Faber joined the faculty of Clarkson in 1998 as an assistant professor. Before that, Faber spent two years at the University of Saskatchewan as a managerial communications consultant and instructor at the College of Commerce and three years at the University of Utah as a doctoral candidate in the University Writing Program and the Department of English. He received his doctoral degree in English in 1998.
Clarkson's Susan Conry Elected To Institute Of Electrical And Electronic Engineers Education Committee
Susan E. Conry of Potsdam, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson University, has been elected to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Education Society's Administrative Committee.
Rebecca J. Sutcliffe of Potsdam, director of Research & Curriculum Innovation and Research and assistant professor of Technical Communication at Clarkson University, has been appointed to a three-year term on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).
The Clean Snowmobile Challenge is an intercollegiate competition that requires student engineering teams to design a snowmobile with reduced emissions and noise characteristics that equal or improve upon the performance of current snowmobiles. This year the Clarkson team will be competing against 17 U.S. and Canadian university teams.
Spring cleaning may be a seasonal rite of passage, but you may want to think again before you dust the top of your refrigerator or vacuum under the couch.
Gregory A. Campbell, professor of Chemical Engineering at Clarkson University, has been named a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).
Clarkson University’s 2004 FIRST Robotics Team, along with more than 900 other teams from around the world, received the instructions January 10 for this year’s international robotics design competition, “FIRST Frenzy: Raising the Bar.”
Clarkson Consulting Group Provides High-quality Business Consulting For Area Businesses And Nonprofits
This spring, graduate students from the Clarkson University School of Business are working with several area businesses and nonprofit organizations to provide customized analysis and cost-effective solutions to business-related problems.
Environmental Politics And Historical Perspectives Are Subjects Of Upcoming Public Lectures At Clarkson
Environmental politics, history, and the American founding will be among the topics discussed at two upcoming lectures at Clarkson University co-sponsored by the Clarkson Center for the Environment and the Clarkson Honors Program.
Sandra Harding, professor of social sciences and comparative education and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women, will deliver a lecture at Clarkson University on Monday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Room 360 of the Science Center building on the Clarkson campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Clarkson University's 108th Alumni Reunion will take place July 8-11 on the school's campus in Potsdam. The event is scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Potsdam Summer Festival and SUNY Potsdam's Alumni Reunion.
Introduction to Nanomaterials Science and Engineering is a collaboration among Ian Suni and Don Rasmussen, professors in the Chemical Engineering Department, and Brenton Faber, professor of Technical Communications.
Time is the enemy when combating an accidental oil or gas release, especially when the leak takes place in water a half-mile deep or more. "Knowing where the spill will surface so you can have clean-up crews in place can mitigate some of the environmental impact," says Clarkson University Professor and Researcher Poojitha Yapa.
Clarkson University Professor of Liberal Arts Christopher C. Robinson will travel to England in August to participate in an upcoming Oxford Round Table on the effects of international trade on the environment at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
The NAS report notes that up to 35 million bullets from a single manufacturing run may have identical compositions, and that an unknown number of other bullets from different sources can share the same characteristics – greatly reducing the significance of a match. Armed with this report, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project are trying to identify "wrongful convictions based on overstatement of analysis evidence."
Nelson F. Gibbs of Los Angeles, Calif.; Richard R. Griffith of Utica, N.Y.; Daniel C. Heintzelman of Loveland, Ohio; and Susan McKee McCormick of Schenectady, N. Y., have been honored with Clarkson University's highest alumni honor, the Golden Knight Award.
This episode of North Country Matters will feature a discussion of the controversial New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's proposed Comprehensive Snowmobile Plan for the Adirondack Park. The DEC plan proposes to amend the existing Adirondack Park State master plan to allow for the creation of new Class III snowmobile trail designation, on which mechanized groomers would be permitted. Additional revisions include a new trail classifications system; replacement of current mileage limit for snowmobile trails in the Forest Preserve; revision of standards for the design, construction and maintenance of snowmobile trails; and inclusion of enhanced tree-cutting guidelines.
On Saturday, the 2004 Clarkson University Winter Knights drove their reengineered snowmobile to a top-place finish at the Society of Automotive Engineer’s (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
Clarkson University And WCKN Television Introduce New Series: "North Country Matters"...A Video Journal Of Ideas And Visions
Clarkson University and its campus-based television studio will premiere an exciting, new civic affairs series focusing on Potsdam and St. Lawrence County on WCKN TV (Time Warner Cable, Channel 30), Tuesday, February 24, at 7 p.m.
Clarkson University Dean of Engineering S.S. Venkata announced today that Thomas C. Young of Potsdam, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), has been appointed associate dean for academic programs in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, effective February 1.
Albert Schweitzer's 'reverence For Life' Philosophy And Its Relevance For Environmental Policy Making Subject Of Upcoming Lecture At Clarkson
Peter Brown, professor and former director of McGill University’s School of the Environment, will present a lecture, “Reverence for Life: A Philosophy for Civilization,” at Clarkson University on Monday, April 5. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in Science Center Lecture Hall 162 on Clarkson’s hill campus. It is open to the public.
Longtime Clarkson University employees were recently honored at a dinner for their service to the University. Among those feted were employees with 25 years of service to the school.
Rehabilitation Research And Assistive Learning Technologies Highlight Clarkson University Access-ability Day
Clarkson University will host Access-Ability Day on Wednesday, April 7, an all-day event that showcases disability awareness and assistive programs, as well as promising new research in rehabilitation engineering. The event begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in the Cheel Campus Center. Access-Ability Day is sponsored by Clarkson's Office of Accommodative Services.
Environmental Policy And Its Relationship To Scientific Study Is Subject Of Upcoming Lecture At Clarkson By Epa Economist
Environmental policy and its relationship to scientific study will be among the topics discussed in an upcoming lecture at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University President Anthony G. Collins was one of the scheduled speakers at today’s annual meeting of the Central New York Metropolitan Development Authority in Syracuse. The 11:30 a.m. session highlighted new initiatives for regional growth.
Clarkson Teams Up With Middle Schools To Bring Hands-on Lessons In Recycling And Engineering To Local Students
One hundred thirty middle school students from Potsdam Central School took a field trip recently to Clarkson University where they donned hardhats and goggles to test the strength of concrete mixtures by crushing small test cylinders.
CLARKSON STUDENTS TO DEMONSTRATE METHOD OF REMOVING PERCHLORATE FROM DRINKING WATER AT NATIONAL COMPETITION
Working on solutions to real-world problems is a hallmark of a Clarkson education. Now, five members of the Clarkson University Remediation Engineers (CURE) team have tackled the problem of perchlorate contamination of drinking water in the U.S. and have developed a cost-effective treatment technology to remove the perchlorate in small water delivery systems and domestic water systems.
Alexandra M. Lord, historian for the United States Public Health Service, will deliver a lecture at Clarkson University on the federal government’s role in human experimentation on Thursday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 330 on the Clarkson campus.
Robert A. Duchow of Rome, N.Y.; Sephir D. Hamilton of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Kathryn A. Premo of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Timothy M. Thomas of Endwell, N.Y., have each received the Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
he Charles S. Ehrlich Alumni Admission Award was created in honor of 1956 alumnus and Clarkson Emeriti Trustee Charles S. Ehrlich of Menands, N.Y. Ehrlich, a generous supporter of his alma mater, continues to serve as a key link between Clarkson alumni and admission recruitment activities.
Kathryn Johnson of Hannawa Falls has been named vice president for University Outreach and Student Affairs at Clarkson University. Johnson had been executive director of the Career Center and International Study at Clarkson.
Andrew W. Robertson, associate professor of history at Lehman College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will present "Mandates and Mischiefs: The Mixed Legacy of the Electoral College at Clarkson University on Monday, September 13.
Maurer was honored with the award for her dedication and outstanding effort in assisting Clarkson’s Office of Admission and Alumni & Parent Relations with the recruitment of highly qualified students. She received the award during Clarkson’s annual alumni reunion earlier this month in Potsdam.
Clarkson University will host visitors from south of the border as the Royal Mexican Players take the stage on Saturday, September 18, at 8 p.m. in Clarkson’s Cheel Campus Center. The show, which is free and open to the public, is recommended for ages 17 and up.
Northern NY Section Of American Chemical Society Receives National Awards For Programs Run By Clarkson's Dana Barry
The Northern New York (NNY) section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) received national awards for programs run by Dana Barry, technical writer and editor of Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing.
North Country To Celebrate 11th Annual World In Potsdam Diversity Festival On October 16 At Clarkson's Cheel Campus Center
The North Country will once again celebrate global unity and cultural differences as Clarkson University hosts the 11th Annual World in Potsdam Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 16 beginning at noon. Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, and the Village of Potsdam are co-sponsors of the event.
George Giordano has been appointed director of risk management/purchasing and special projects for Clarkson University.
Ibm Senior Vice President & Director Of Research Paul M. Horn To Deliver Shipley Lecture At Clarkson
Paul M. Horn, senior vice president and director of research for IBM, will present the 10th Shipley Distinguished Lectureship at Clarkson University on Tuesday, October 5, at 11 a.m. The lecture will be held in Room 162 of the Cora and Bayard Clarkson Science Center and is open to the public.
Clarkson University Vice Provost for Research S.V. Babu has announced that the total external research funding for the 2003-04 academic year has exceeded $16.5 million.
Clarkson University Kodak Distinguished Professor Ross Taylor, chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been honored with a national award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
The Clarkson Invention Institute (CII) is accepting proposals for future CII projects from local individuals, businesses, faculty, and students. Proposals are due no later than Friday, October 15.
Clarkson University will host the Latino Heritage Museum on Monday, October 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Clarkson's Cheel Campus Center.
Sean Bennett Joins Clarkson As Associate Vice President Of Institutional Diversity Initiatives & Pipeline Programs
Sean T. Bennett has been appointed associate vice president of institutional diversity initiatives and Pipeline Programs at Clarkson University.
Clarkson Receives Doe Grant To Develop More Efficient Motors For Residential And Commercial Buildings
Clarkson University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will receive $773,530 from the Department of Energy (DOE) over the next three years to conduct research on improving the efficiency of motors. Pragasen Pillay, Clarkson's Jean Newell Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, submitted the grant proposal to DOE. "Even small increases in efficiency can reap huge benefits in terms of greenhouse gases and pollution reduction, because of the large numbers involved," stated Pillay.
Clarkson Professor Part Of $3.1 Million Multi-university Grant From The National Science Foundation For Biometric Systems Research
Clarkson University Associate Research Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Stephanie C. Schuckers is a partner in an interdisciplinary collaborative research project that has received $3.1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation with support from the Department of Homeland Security.
Some 60 eminent scientists and engineers from around the world will convene at Clarkson University next month to attend an interdisciplinary scientific workshop focusing on the field of quantum device technology.
Clarkson University Again Makes Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges and Universities List
Clarkson University is one of the top 100 entrepreneurial colleges and universities in the United States, according to the May issue of Entrepreneur magazine. More than 825 entrepreneurship programs were researched for the study. Clarkson appears in the list of the top 26 regionally recognized entrepreneur programs in the country.
Thomas M. Berez, son of Ted and Anna Berez of Holland Patent, N.Y., received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 111th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9.
Renowned Chemical Engineer, University President, Chief Scientist and Entrepreneur To Receive Clarkson University Honorary Degrees In May
Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Willard H. Dow Professor Howard Brenner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson, Lucent Technologies Chief Scientist Arun Netravali, and Thornton-TomasettI Group Inc. Co-Chairman Charles H. Thornton will receive honorary degrees at Clarkson University’s 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 9.
More than 500 students from approximately 25 states, 32 countries and 55 of New York's counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University's Commencement today (May 9). (One hundred eighty three more students received degrees at an earlier ceremony in December.) Close to 4,500 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 8.
Potsdam, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 9.
Potsdam, N.Y. — Lucent Technologies Chief Scientist Arun N. Netravali, a pioneer in the field of digital technology, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 9.
Albany International Corp. Chairman & Ceo Frank Schmeler Elected To Clarkson University Board Of Trustees
Clarkson University alumnus Frank R. Schmeler '64 of Nassau, N.Y., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Albany International Corp., has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Clarkson alumnus Kevin Parker '81 of Los Gatos, Calif., executive vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer (CFO) of PeopleSoft, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
If you are traveling on Delta Air Lines this summer, tune in to hear Clarkson University School of Business Dean Tim Sugrue talk about why his B-school graduates are in demand by today’s Fortune 500 companies.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins announced today that Division of Liberal Arts faculty member Rick Welsh of Canton has been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.
Clarkson University’s Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) was named second runner-up at the SIFE USA National Exposition in Kansas City, Kansas, held recently.
One of Clarkson University’s industrial partners has received a $50,000 grant to commercialize measurement instrumentation originally developed in a Clarkson laboratory.
If unbridled enthusiasm and the overwhelming support of an entire town are enough to propel an NHL team to victory, the Calgary Flames might soon be celebrating their first Stanley Cup championship in 15 years.
Matthew J. Curley, son of Nora and Jack Curley of Madrid, N.Y., has been named the 2004-05 Clarkson University Mike Morrison Memorial Scholar.
Clarkson's Commitment To Undergraduate Research Enhances Students Learning And Future Career Prospects
From investigating affordable methods for extracting renewable energy from ocean tidal movements and the role of protein receptors in the development of cervical cancer, to engineering skin substitutes to reduce scarring, undergraduates at Clarkson University are gaining valuable, hands-on experience in cutting-edge research.
Clarkson University Professor of Technical Communications Johndan Johnson-Eilola has published two new books this spring on technical communications and the implications of new media forms for teachers of composition.
"Share Clarkson" Direct Scholarship Program Receives Gold Medal Distinction From Educational Council
Clarkson University’s “Share Clarkson Direct Scholarship Program” has received a gold medal from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a nonprofit organization comprised of over 3,000 educational institutions worldwide.
James R. “Dick” Pratt has been appointed the dean of Clarkson University’s School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1. Pratt is currently the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Idaho State University.
Professor Susan Powers Recognized With National Science Foundation's Highest Award For Teaching And Research
Clarkson University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Susan E. Powers of Potsdam is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars. This is the foundation's highest honor for teaching and research excellence.
Clarkson University’s Mini-Baja Team finished in fourth place overall out of more than 40 teams competing in the 18th annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Mini-Baja East Competition held in Montreal earlier this month.
Clarkson University's Human Powered Vehicle Team peddled their uniquely designed three-wheel vehicle to a third-place finish at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' (ASME) Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Eastern competition held earlier this month in Gainesville, Fla.
Clarkson University's Timber Bridge and Steel Bridge teams both earned second-place finishes this spring in collegiate design competitions.
Clarkson University President Anthony G. Collins has named Scott D. Minor associate dean of Health Sciences and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, effective September 1.
Clarkson's Horizon Programs Introduce Girls To Career Possibilities In Science, Engineering And Technical Fields
Although women constitute nearly half of the American labor force, they make up a much smaller percentage of the nation's lucrative jobs in science, engineering and technology.
Marsh has served as an adjunct instructor at Clarkson and joined the University as a full-time employee in May, 2004. He has instructed undergraduate and graduate courses in quality management and process control at the University.
Since Venture was launched in 2001, other institutions, including Babson College and the University of Maryland, have developed similar programs.
“Where were you when the world stopped turning” was the question asked in a popular country and western song after 9/11. Soon we may be asking “Where were you when the world ran out of oil?” Man has nearly depleted the energy source we once thought inexhaustible. This is the premise put forth by California Institute of Technology Vice Provost and Professor of Physics David Goodstein in his new book “Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil. Goodstein will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture at Clarkson’s convocation August 23, 4 p.m., in the Alumni Gym.
Well-known Blind Climber To Give Keynote Address At Clarkson School Of Business Graduate Student Orientation
On Thursday, August 19, Ross Watson will be addressing School of Business graduate students at Clarkson University. The talk will discuss the rewards of taking risks, owning the limiting factors in your life, removing limits by establishing credibility, creating helpful associations, and keeping goals in sight.
Educating future business leaders who will think beyond the bottom line is an important goal at Clarkson University’s School of Business.
Clarkson University Scientists Part Of $2 Million Research Into Mercury Contamination In The Adirondacks
Mercury is a toxic trace metal and its presence in the environment has been linked to human illness and ecological damage.
Clarkson Engineering Professor Uses 3-d Technology To Assist Recovery For Stroke Patients And People With Disabilities
For patients recovering from strokes or certain types of injuries, using repetitive and strength-building exercises to regain ranges of motion, grip and balance is an important part of the recovery process.
S.S. “Mani” Venkata, Dean of Engineering & Distinguished University Professor at Clarkson University, will return to his former campus, Iowa State University, to present two papers of significant importance to the electrical industry at the 8th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS).
Clarkson University has once again been ranked among the Best National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2005.
Now, researchers at Clarkson University are looking at a population located near a major international trucking route to determine whether high levels of diesel emissions released in the air may be linked to increased rates of respiratory illnesses in an adjacent community.
Clarkson University's Global Supply Chain Management Program Moves Up To #14 In Nation By U.s. News & World Report
The Clarkson University School of Business’ Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program was once again recognized as among the best in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2005.
James Manaro Promoted To Senior Vice President For Finance And Administration At Clarkson University
James Manaro of Potsdam, has been named senior vice president for finance and administration at Clarkson University. Manaro had been vice president for business and financial affairs at Clarkson since 1998.
Dana M. Barry of Canton, technical writer and editor at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has received an APEX 2004 Award for Publication Excellence.
The community is cordially invited to attend U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton’s visit to Clarkson University this Saturday afternoon, September 25, during the senator’s rescheduled trip to the North Country.
Senator Hillary Clinton Visits Clarkson University To Announce Expansion Of Economic Initiatives In Northern New York
U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce held a joint news conference at Clarkson University today to announce the expansion of the highly successful Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative (NATC), launched in 2003.
The 12th Annual World in Potsdam Diversity Festival will bring together members of the Potsdam community in celebration of the village’s unique and diverse cultural heritage through music, dance, art and food. The fun-filled festivities are slated for Saturday, October 22, from noon to 4:30 p.m. in the SUNY Potsdam Barrington Student Union.
Thomas C. Young of Potsdam, associate dean for academic programs in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University, has received a 2004 Excellence in Engineering Education Award from MWH Soft.
Clarkson's Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management Program Turns 50 - First Of Its Kind In The Nation
In 1954, Clarkson University established the Industrial Distribution program, an innovative interdisciplinary major that built upon the school’s strengths in engineering and management. It was the first program of its kind at an accredited college.
One World Tribe, North America’s premier world music ensemble, will bring their eclectic blend of ethnic music to the North Country with a performance at the 11th Annual "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 16, at the Cheel Campus Center at Clarkson University. The performance is scheduled from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Clarkson Chapter Of Society For Human Resource Management Receives Merit Award From National Organization
The Clarkson chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently received a merit award from their national organization.
Ibm Senior Vice President & Director Of Research Paul M. Horn Receives Clarkson's Highest Alumni Award
Paul M. Horn, senior vice president and director of research for IBM, has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University, in Potsdam, N.Y.
Clarkson Professor Philip Hopke's Pioneering Work In Aerosol Science Recognized With Prestigious Professional Award
Philip K. Hopke, Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry and director of the Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science (CARES) at Clarkson University, has received the prestigious David Sinclair Award from the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), the world’s largest professional society for scientists and engineers working in aerosol science and technology.
Clarkson Student's Revolutionary Idea To Advance 21st Century Interstellar Exploration Wins Nasa Competition
Andrew T. Bingham of Enosburg Falls, Vermont, a sophomore mechanical and aeronautical engineering major at Clarkson University, has been selected to present a concept he developed to advance interstellar space exploration as part of a national student competition sponsored by the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC).
Clarkson University has one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review.
Clarkson Scientists Tackle Complex Problem: How To Reduce Harmful Effects Of Road Deicing On Environment And Still Maintain Safe Winter Travel
Roads impact some 20 percent of the surface of the continental U.S.
Clarkson Student Wins Research Award In National Competition Sponsored By The Minority Research Training Forum
Halimatu Mohammed of Bronx, N.Y., a chemistry major at Clarkson University, has received the Acres of Diamonds Award from the Minority Trainee Research Forum (MTRF). The award was announced at a MTRF national meeting held last month in Florida.
Clarkson University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Amy Zander has been recognized by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) with a Distinguished Service Award.
Clarkson University will host the Autumn Craft Fair on Friday, November 5 (12 −8 p.m.), and Saturday, November 6 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.), in the Cheel Arena at Clarkson’s Cheel Campus Center. Admission to the craft fair is free.
Clarkson University Signs Agreements With Universities In Slovenia And Croatia To Promote Academic Collaboration - Exchange Students And Faculty
Clarkson University President Anthony G. Collins, accompanied by his wife, Karen, and Clarkson’s Distinguished University Professor Egon Matijević, recently returned from Eastern Europe after completing Memorandums of Understanding with both the University of Ljubljana and the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and with the University of Zagreb in Croatia. According to the terms of these agreements, the universities will work together to further their mutual interests in teaching, research and other forms of academic collaboration.
Clarkson Professor Philip Hopke Delivers Inaugural Lecture For Newly Endowed Symposium Series At Johns Hopkins University
Philip K. Hopke, Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry and director of the Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science (CARES) at Clarkson University, delivered the inaugural address for a newly endowed symposium series at The Johns Hopkins University.
The internationally acclaimed Shenandoah Shakespeare Express (SSE), the touring arm of Shenandoah Shakespeare and the Blackfriars Playhouse, presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” on Wednesday, November 10, 7:30 p.m., in Clarkson's University’s downtown Snell Hall Auditorium.
Clarkson University Professor of Chemical Engineering Ian Suni has received a donation of equipment to his laboratory from Bayer HealthCare, a subgroup of Bayer AG and one of the world's leading, innovative companies in the health care and medical products industry.
Thomas H. Dooley, Former Cigna Executive Vice President, Retires From Clarkson Board Of Trustees After More Than A Decade Of Service
Thomas H. Dooley, former CIGNA Corporation executive vice president and past president of Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, has retired from Clarkson University’s Board of Trustees.
Ralph E. Hawes Jr., managing principal of Hawes & Associates and former executive vice president −Missiles and Electronics of the General Dynamics Corporation, has retired from Clarkson University’s Board of Trustees.
Feminist Scholar To Speak At Clarkson About Influence Of Iroquois Women On Early Women's Rights Movement
Sally Roesch Wagner, a nationally acclaimed scholar in women's history, will present a lecture on how the women of the Iroquois Confederacy influenced the fight for women's rights in the United States on Monday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m., in Barben Room B in Clarkson University’s Cheel Campus Center.
Rehabilitation Professionals In Nationwide Survey Cite Significant Barriers To Assistive Technology Transfer
Despite an upsurge of remarkable advances in assistive technology during the past half-decade, offering new hope for people who desire improved function and independence, large numbers of these same people are being left behind, according to a national survey conducted by Clarkson University and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.
Clarkson Professor's Online Concordance To Poetry Of Wallace Stevens Is A Boon To Scholars, Teachers And Students
For the first time, a complete and accessible concordance to the poetry of major American poet Wallace Stevens is available online for use by literary scholars, teachers and students thanks to a project led by Clarkson University Professor of Humanities John Serio.
This season’s first regular episode of North Country Matters will air live on Wednesday night, November 17 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m. on Potsdam Time-Warner Cable television station WCKN channel 30. North Country matters is a video journal of ideas and visions of St. Lawrence County.
The Clarkson University chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), an entrepreneurship network serving more than 500 colleges and universities worldwide, received three of eight major awards at the organization's national convention held earlier this month in Chicago.
Clarkson University Professor of Humanities John N. Serio introduces young readers to the life and poetry of Wallace Stevens, considered one of America's greatest and most influential poets, in a brand new illustrated book.
Three Clarkson University graduates were among those honored in Syracuse, November 18, for their accomplishments in business and their involvement in the community.
When Niall Mangan was a high school student back in McAllen, Texas, researching colleges and degree programs, she knew what she wanted right from the start.
Clarkson University's Pragasen Pillay, Jean Newell Distinguished Professor in Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
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 nine other university teams, the Clarkson students finished in first place in the commercial building division.
Clarkson University recently recognized four faculty and administrators whose cumulative external funding for research and teaching has reached or exceeded $1 million.
Clarkson University’s Zeta Nu fraternity recently raised money to purchase school supplies to send half a world away to schoolchildren in the impoverished city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
Clarkson President Tony Collins Addresses Role Of Technology And Industry At New York-ontario Trade Summit
Clarkson University President Tony Collins addressed the relationship of technology, education and regional economic development as a guest speaker last week at the New York-Ontario Trade Summit held at Jefferson Community College in Watertown.
Deshawn N. McGarrity has been appointed Clarkson University’s director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), a New York State-funded program that provides equal access to higher education for "educationally and economically" disadvantaged students in the state.
Clarkson University Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) editor and technical writer Dana Barry served as a member of the organizing committee for the Second International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, which was held last month in Penang, Malaysia.
Romana Semouchtchak, a junior studying e-Business in the Honors Program at Clarkson University, will accompany Brenton Faber, professor of Technical Communications, to the University of California, Santa Barbara, to co-present research on the public representation of nanoscale science and technology at a conference the first week in February.
S.V. Babu, director of Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) and former vice provost of research, has been honored with the title “Distinguished University Professor” by the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.