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Clarkson's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship and Shipley Center for Innovation have launched a unique business plan competition that is now accepting applications.
Clarkson University Professor of Sociology Rick Welsh has been named by Cambridge University Press to be the incoming editor-in-chief of the journal Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems.
On Saturday, February 4, New York's College Goal Sunday event is coming to Clarkson. College Goal Sunday is a nationwide volunteer program that helps students and families who need assistance in completing financial aid forms.
Clarkson will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16, with a special dinner and presentations by Brian C. Johnson, a faculty member in the Department of Developmental Instruction at Bloomsburg University and director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence.
Clarkson University MBA Program Named to Honor Roll in U.S.News & World Report's Top Online Education Rankings
The Clarkson University MBA program has been named an honor roll program in the first-ever edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S.News & World Report. In the "Graduate Programs - Business" category, Clarkson ranked #2 for faculty credentials & training, #4 for student engagement & accreditation, #23 for admissions selectivity, and #24 for student services & technology.
Clarkson University Biology Professor Michael R. Twiss has been working with colleagues and students from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Ontario, to study Lake Erie over the past five winters during mid-winter, a time when the lake is more than 70 percent covered by ice.
Local professionals and university professors will again take to the stage starting Wednesday, February 1, for the "Science Cafe." Science Cafes bring together local professors, other professionals and townspeople in a relaxed, informal setting, such as coffeehouses and pubs. The speaker makes a short presentation about a topic in his or her field, and then opens up the floor to discussion.
Due to inclement weather, the Friday, January 13, the Clarkson University Men’s Hockey game against Yale University has been postponed until Sunday afternoon, January 15, at 4 p.m. The Golden Knights game against Brown is still scheduled for a 7 p.m. faceoff on Saturday, January 14.
A key protein potentially involved in regulating breast cancer progression has been identified by researchers at Clarkson University. Led by Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Prof. Costel C. Darie, the team worked to identify the binding partner of Tumor Differentiating Factor (TDF), a pituitary hormone that had previously been shown to reduce cancer progression in breast cancer cells.
Forgacs Named Karel K. Czanderna '77 and W. Dan Shirkey '80 Professor in Physics at Clarkson University
Gabor Forgacs has been named the Karel K. Czanderna '77 and W. Dan Shirkey '80 Professor in Physics. Forgacs is distinguished university professor and executive and scientific director of Clarkson's Shipley Center for Innovation
Clarkson University Scientist Awarded $10,000 Grant From Keep A Breast Foundation to Study New Hormone
The Keep A Breast Foundation has awarded a $10,000 research grant to Clarkson University Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Professor Costel C. Darie to study a newly identified hormone and to contribute to the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.
Clarkson University Leadership Corps Lapsit Benefits Center for Cancer Care at Canton-Potsdam Hospital
The Clarkson University Leadership Corps recently contributed $1,400 to the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation's "Constructing Healthier Communities" campaign, toward construction of the new Center for Cancer Care.
Clarkson University Humanities Professor Joseph Duemer has received the 2011 Poetry Award from American Literary Review. Duemer's poem "Lake Surface Full of Clouds" will appear in the spring 2012 edition of the American Literary Review.
Congressman Bill Owens has announced $440,000 worth of funding from the NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for a Clarkson University team, led by Chemical & Biomolecular Science Professor Dr. Silvana Andreescu.
Larry Compeau, professor of organizational and consumer studies at the Clarkson University School of Business, was recently named as an editor of special issues on pricing for two widely respected journals, the Journal of Retailing, and the Journal of Product & Brand Management.
The deadline is January 30, for a unique Clarkson University business plan competition in which up to five winners could attend Clarkson without payment of tuition through a combination of merit-based financial aid and a purchase by Clarkson of ten percent equity in the student's firm at fair-market value.
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals has presented Clarkson University Humanities Professor Emeritus John Serio with the Distinguished Editor award for his editorship of the Wallace Stevens Journal, which he edited for nearly 30 years while a professor at Clarkson.
"Math in the Movies" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University Mathematics Professor Sam Vandervelde at the next Science Café at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street in Potsdam, on Wednesday, February 1, at 7:15 p.m.
St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Partners with Clarkson University Reh Center for Entrepreneurship to Offer My Small Business 101
The St. Lawrence County 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 Doctor of Physical Therapy students continue to serve as leaders in their profession.
A Clarkson research team is readying its unmanned aerial vehicle, the Clarkson RAVEN (Research Aerial Vehicle for Experimental Needs), to acquire wind turbulence data. Three Clarkson faculty, along with colleagues from six institutions and companies in the U.S. and Europe, have been awarded $700,000 by the U.S. Department of Energy to study Lake Erie wind resources and to perform a detailed evaluation of remote sensing technologies for wind resource estimation.
Clarkson University Physical Therapy Prof. Stacey Zeigler Recertified as Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Stacey L. Zeigler was recently recertified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Gary F. Kelly, an adjunct faculty member in Clarkson University's Department of Psychology and Honors Program, has authored a book about how the aftermath of the sexual revolution continues to transform our ideas of what it means to be a sexual human being in the 21st century.
John Milne, the Neil '64 and Karen Bonke Assistant Professor in Engineering Management at the School of Business, will serve as the special editor of the Interfaces Journal (Jan/Feb 2013.
"The Iroquois Confederacy: America's First Democracy?" will be discussed by SUNY Potsdam Anthropology Professor Susan Stebbins at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park St. in Potsdam, on Wednesday, February 15, at 7:15 p.m.
"The Puzzle of Left-Handedness: Separating Fact from Fiction" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University Psychology Professor Alan Searleman at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park St. in Potsdam, on Wednesday, February 29, at 7:15 p.m. (note date change).
Clarkson University and Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority to Collaborate on Bridge Monitoring and Communication Technologies
The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge will benefit from Clarkson University research and new technology, under the terms of a memorandum of understanding signed last week between Clarkson and the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority.
Clarkson University in First Phase of Green Distributed Performance-Optimized Data Center Project with NYSERDA, AMD, HP, GE and Others
The first meeting of researchers who hope to transform the data center industry with distributed networks and renewable energy was held on the Clarkson University campus late last month. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has partnered with Clarkson University, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), HP, GE and other private businesses to demonstrate how a network of wind, solar, hydro and other renewable-powered data centers could create a new model for data center and renewable energy operations.
Clarkson University's Institute for a Sustainable Environment has created a unique educational opportunity to live and learn in the Adirondack Park. This fall, the "Adirondack Semester" will host Clarkson students from diverse subject backgrounds as they immerse themselves in an interdisciplinary, academically rigorous, experiential and thought-provoking curriculum.
The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley (Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Canton, and SUNY Potsdam) and Penski Staffing will host the second annual Regional Small Employer Career/Internship Fair & Networking Event on Wednesday, March 7, at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University Environmental Design Team Wins Highest Award at International Contest in South Korea
The Clarkson University Environmental Design Team won the highest award in the 2012 International Capstone Design Contest on Renewable Energy Technology at Mokpo, South Korea, earlier this month. The competition is sponsored by Mokpo National University and the Offshore Wind Energy Center, both of South Korea.
Clarkson University Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Takes First Place in Round One of Challenge
The Clarkson University chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) took first place in the first-round of the second annual CEO Startup Simulation Challenge Competition.
With a little over a month to go in the Adirondack Cup competition, the small cap investment portfolio managed by Clarkson students surged into second place this week with a 28 percent rate of return since October 17, 2011, on a hypothetical million dollar fund.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) will award its 2012 Dissertation of the Year Award to Clarkson University Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity Initiatives Jennifer M. deCoste.
Two works of research carried out by the group of Clarkson University Physics Professor Igor Sokolov were highlighted by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) at the recent annual meeting of the American Physical Society in Boston, the world's largest meeting of physicists.
Students from Clarkson University's Community of Underrepresented Professional Opportunities office recently conducted a drive for food pantries in the Saranac Lake, N.Y., area.
Clarkson University Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Professor Ratan Jha has been elected technical chair of the 21st AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference to be held next year in Boston.
Barre Hall, of Ogdensburg and Morristown, N.Y., has made a generous gift to establish the David L. Hall '65, '68 Endowed Scholarship Fund at Clarkson University in memory of her husband. David Hall earned his undergraduate degrees in industrial distribution in 1965 and in civil engineering in 1968 at Clarkson.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins announced today that the Clarkson University Board of Trustees is undergoing an orderly transition of leadership at the request of its current Board Chair Thomas E. Holliday. Holliday, who has served as the board chair since February 2010, is concluding 12 years of service to the institution.
Clarkson University's student newspaper, the Clarkson Integrator, earned a second-place best of show award for a weekly publication at a four-year university during the Collegiate Press Student Journalism Conference in Seattle, Wash., last month.
Clarkson University graduate student Shay Mailloux of Malone, N.Y., has been selected by the National Science Foundation to participate in the prestigious 2012 East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes. Mailloux, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry, is advised by Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chaired Professor of Colloid Science.
Douglas G. Bohl has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Boris Jukic has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of operations and information systems in the School of Business. Promotion to professor is considered to be virtually the highest honor that a university can bestow upon its faculty.
Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chaired Professor of Colloid Science at Clarkson University, has edited two new books, which will be published this spring by Wiley-VCH.
Stefan J. Grimberg has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of civil and environmental engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering. Promotion to professor is considered to be virtually the highest honor that a university can bestow upon its faculty.
Diego C. Nocetti has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of economics and finance in the School of Business.
Yongming Liu has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Martin D. Heintzelman has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of economics and finance in the School of Business.
Two physical therapy professors have received funding from the National Institutes of Health for the development of an innovative fall sensor, which can be worn in the shoe. Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy George D. Fulk and Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Stacey L. Zeigler will receive $94,884 from the NIH over two years for the Automatic Longitudinal Assessment Risk Monitor device, which will evaluate fall risk in real time during activities of daily living and identify the exact activities when fall risk for a specific individual is at its greatest point.
Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Vicki L. LaFay has successfully completed the examination for credentialing as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Clarkson University Supply Chain Management and Environmental Engineering Programs Rank Highly in U.S. News Best Graduate Schools
Clarkson is again featured in the latest edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Highlights of the rankings will be published in the U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2013 guidebook in April.
"Teeth -- They are a Blast!" will be discussed by Potsdam dentist Elaine Kuracina at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park St. in Potsdam, on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:15 p.m.
Clarkson University captured first place in the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge at Michigan Technological University.
Sir John Meurig Thomas will deliver the two lectures of Clarkson University's 17th annual Shipley Distinguished Lectureship, March 29 and 30.
FIRST Robotics Team 229: Division by Zero and Team 4124: Integration by Parts, associated with students from the Salmon River and Massena Central school districts, respectively, and sponsored and mentored by Clarkson, competed at the Finger Lakes Regional. Team 229 finished fourth in the qualification rounds with its alliance ultimately reaching the quarter-finals of the elimination rounds. Team 4124 was selected to participate in the elimination rounds with its alliance ultimately finishing the tournament in second place.
Researchers led by Evgeny Katz, the Milton Kerker Chaired Professor of Colloid Science, have implanted a biofuel cell in a living snail. This is the first incidence of an implanted biofuel cell continuously operating in a snail and producing electrical power over a long period of time using the snail's physiologically produced glucose as a fuel.
Sprout Foundation Loan Fund for Student Start-Ups in Green Innovation Established at Clarkson University
Clarkson has received a generous grant from the Sprout Foundation Inc. of Denver, Colo., to establish the Sprout Foundation Loan Fund for Student Start-Ups in Green Innovation.
Two more Clarkson University honors students have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships: juniors Martin LaFleur, a biomolecular science major, and Nicholas Restaino, a chemical engineering major.
The All-American Rejects headline this year's Clarkson University Springfest Concert, sponsored by the Clarkson Union Board (CUB), on Friday, April 20, at 8 p.m. in Cheel Arena.
CUNY Distinguished Professor Sheldon Weinbaum to Speak at Clarkson University About Largest Cause of Cardiovascular Death in U.S.
CUNY Distinguished Professor of Biomedical & Mechanical Engineering Emeritus Sheldon Weinbaum will speak about an engineering approach to vulnerable plaque rupture, the largest cause of cardiovascular death in the United States, on Friday, April 13, at 4 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213.
Clarkson University's Department of Physical Therapy is collaborating with Canton-Potsdam Hospital to provide a free, five-session headache education course.
The European Commission has selected Clarkson University to be part of a consortium of universities led by Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and funded by the European Union under the umbrella of the Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange.
Clarkson's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a conference on Thursday, April 19, showcasing the creative and critical intellectual work of students from across the University.
Garbage Juice & Super-efficient Vehicles Among 106 Projects at Clarkson University Undergraduate Research Symposium
Rock Climbing Effects on Cliff Ecosystems, and Garbage Juice to Engine Use: Analysis of Algal Growth Characteristics in Landfill Leachate are among the 106 research projects being presented at the 14th annual Clarkson University Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
Clarkson University Student Entrepreneurs Win $7,000 in Raymond von Dran IDEA Awards Competition at Syracuse University
Two teams of Clarkson University student entrepreneurs recently won funding in Syracuse University's Raymond von Dran IDEA Awards competition. Eleven Clarkson student teams competed for more than $150,000 in seed funding at the event, where Clarkson served as one of five angel-level sponsors.
"Biosensors in Everyday Life" will be discussed by Chemistry Professor Silvana Andreescu at the next Clarkson University Science Cafe at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park St. in Potsdam, on Wednesday, April 18, at 7:15 p.m.
Clarkson's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship and Shipley Center for Innovation have named two more Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators Program winners. Through a unique business plan competition, which concluded earlier this month, five finalists presented their existing business plans and commercialization opportunities to a panel of experts. Two were invited to negotiate terms to exchange equity in their company for tuition at Clarkson.
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will host its second annual Entrepreneur Recognition dinner on Friday, April 27, at Clarkson's Cheel Campus Center.
Clarkson University Physician Assistant Studies Professor Among First in Nation to Earn New Specialty Credential
Jeremy M. Welsh, clinical assistant professor of physician assistant studies and director of clinical education at Clarkson University, recently became one of the first PAs to earn a new specialty credential from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Clarkson University and SUNY Canton will cohost the American Society of Civil Engineers Upstate New York Student Conference, featuring concrete canoe and steel bridge competitions, Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21.
Professor John B. McLaughlin has been appointed chair of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Clarkson University.
David G. Nathan, Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik, and George C. Schatz will be awarded honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 119th commencement on Saturday, May 12.
Princeton Review: Clarkson University One of Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in U.S. and Canada
Clarkson is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to the Princeton Review. The company selected Clarkson for inclusion in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition."
The spring Relay for Life, sponsored by the Clarkson University Physical Therapy Club, raised a record-breaking $34,703 for the American Cancer Society.
The Young Scholars Program , an exceptional summer experience for talented high school students, will once again be offered by Clarkson July 15 to 21. The innovative and challenging program, typically for rising sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduating high school students, fosters intellectual development, communication skills, and cooperative problem solving in a real-world setting.
The Clarkson University Racquetball Club brought home impressive hardware in the 40th USA Racquetball National Intercollegiate Championship. The team was second only to Baldwin Wallace College as a team, as well as for men's and women's for the entire Division Two League.
Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship Offering Small Business Training in Indian Lake
Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship has teamed with officials in Indian Lake, N.Y., to bring its My Small Business 101 series there on Saturday, May 12 and May 19.
Eleven students on the Construction Engineering & Management SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design) team competed in the 22nd annual Student Competition for the Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 in Morristown, N.J.
Clarkson University Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Professor Devon A. Shipp has been appointed an associate editor of the Australian Journal of Chemistry.
Carnegie Mellon Senior Leader and White House Fellow Charles E. "Chuck" Thorpe Named Senior Vice President and Provost at Clarkson University
Charles E. "Chuck" Thorpe has been named the senior vice president and provost at Clarkson University, effective July 10, 2012. Thorpe is a professor and former head of the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU); the founding dean and CEO of CMU’s branch campus in Doha, Qatar; and currently serves as a White House Fellow and assistant director for advanced manufacturing and robotics in the Office of Science and Technology Policy of the Executive Office of the President.
Clarkson University Takes Fourth Place in Adirondack Cup Investment Competition, Beating Russell 2000 Index
A team of nine undergraduate and graduate business students from Clarkson has taken fourth place in the first Adirondack Cup Investment Competition, in which college teams competed against each other over six months to build and grow a small cap portfolio of stocks.
The Clarkson University section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was recently honored with the 2012 Best Professional Development Program in Region F award.
Innovative Delivery Systems (IDS), a team founded and run by first-year business students, was awarded first prize in their category in the third annual New York State Business Plan Competition.
A team of students received first place in the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute "Greening Your Campus" student competition. The goal of the students' project, "Dormitory Motion Sensor Lighting," was to reduce lighting use in residence hall corridors by using motion sensors.
Three teachers, all nominated by Clarkson University seniors, will be honored on May 11 as the 2012 Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators. The award recognizes these educators for their lasting impact on their students and in their fields of education.
The Digital Arts & Sciences senior exhibition will take place on Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall, Room 213. All are invited to attend this free event, which will be followed by a short reception, including refreshments, for the artists.
Three teams of students celebrated Earth Day by participating in the EPA National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The event recognizes the important aspects of sustainability through commitment to people, prosperity and the planet (P3). Clarkson's "Garbage Juice 4 Engine Use" team received an honorable mention award in the energy category.
More than 700 Clarkson students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, at 2:30 p.m. The weekend will also be marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force ROTC cadets on Friday at 4 p.m.
Nearly 100 people gathered for the Clarkson University Reh Center for Entrepreneurship's Entrepreneur Recognition dinner on April 27. The event recognized six individuals for their commitment to and support of entrepreneurship.
Alumnus Roger H. Dilmore '68 and his wife, Judy M. Dilmore, of Auburn, N.Y., have provided a generous gift to create the Dilmore-Hartwell Family Library Endowment Fund.
George Lavigne has been named general manager of the Clarkson Inn.
Clarkson University Hosts Canadian & American Conference on Technique, Technology and Therapy in the Brain and Mind Sciences
Clarkson University's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and Center for Canadian Studies hosted a Canadian-American conference on "Technique, Technology and Therapy in the Brain and Mind Sciences."
Lawrence J. Delaney, Clarkson class of 1957 (B.S.) and 1958 (M.S.), of Potomac, Md., has been elected to serve as the chair of the University's board of trustees.
More than 600 Clarkson University students from 22 states, 26 countries and 57 New York state counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University's 119th commencement on Saturday, May 12. (Nearly 200 additional students received degrees in the winter.)
Professor of Humanities David M. Craig was named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 119th Commencement. Craig was honored for 35 years of exemplary service to the University.
Christopher C. Robinson, an associate professor of political science in Clarkson University's School of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award during the University's 119th commencement ceremony.
Douglas G. Bohl, an associate professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering in Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the University's 119th commencement ceremony.
Diego C. Nocetti, an associate professor of economics and finance in the Clarkson University School of Business, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the University's 119th commencement ceremony.
Graduating senior Matthew R. Gammariello of Webster, N.Y., was awarded the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 119th commencement ceremony today. 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.
Graduating senior James C. "Jamie" Davis of Lake Katrine, N.Y., received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 119th commencement ceremony today. 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.
Dr. David G. Nathan M.D., president emeritus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, physician-in-chief emeritus at Children's Hospital Boston, and Robert A. Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 119th Commencement.
Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik, rector and professor of materials science at the University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 119th Commencement.
George C. Schatz, the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 119th Commencement.
Three teachers, all nominated by Clarkson University seniors, were honored commencement weekend as Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators.
Santosh K. Mahapatra has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of operations and information systems in the School of Business.
Daqing Hou has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of electrical engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Michael R. Twiss has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of biology in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Stephanie A. Schuckers has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
Mary E. Graham has been promoted from associate professor to full professor of consumer and organizational studies in the School of Business.
Clarkson University has added women's softball to its intercollegiate athletic offerings with competition at the NCAA Division III level slated to begin in the 2013-2014 season.
Clarkson University's Pier Marzocca Appointed Deputy Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences
Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Professor Pier Marzocca has been appointed deputy editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences.
Robert K. Goldman '79 of Dewitt, N.Y., global executive sponsor for ARCADIS, has been elected to Clarkson University's board of trustees. He will serve on finance & budget committee.
Researchers at Clarkson University, led by Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Professor Costel Darie, in collaboration with researchers from Columbia University, have now found the binding partner of TDF, a pituitary hormone that had previously been shown to reduce cancer progression in breast cancer cells, in prostate cancer as well.
Three recent Potsdam High School graduates are interns for the summer in the chemistry laboratory of Senior University Professor Richard E. Partch at Clarkson University.
Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer and editor at the Center for Advanced Materials Processing, is a visiting professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Suzuka National College of Technology in Japan.
Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University Conducting Survey of Potsdam Village Businesses
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is conducting a survey of businesses located in the Village of Potsdam. The survey, which gathers information about the business climate, will be used to report opportunities for improvements to local officials and give businesses an opportunity to have their opinions heard.
The Army ROTC Golden Knight Battalion at Clarkson University commissioned ten cadets into the U.S. Army at the annual spring commissioning in May.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of the legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, will be the inaugural Clarkson Reunion Keynote Speaker on Saturday, July 14, at 1 p.m. in the Student Center Forum.
Former Ugandan child soldier Ricky Richard Anywar will speak on "Rebuilding a War-ravaged Community in Northern Uganda" at Clarkson University on Tuesday, July 3.
Clarkson University and AECOM Technology Corporation have announced an expansion of their academic alliance with a $60,000 commitment by AECOM in support of the Construction Engineering Management (CEM) program at Clarkson.
Chemical engineering graduate student Basavaraju Agasanapura won the second place award in the student poster competition at the 22nd annual meeting of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS), held recently in New Orleans, La.
Nearly two years after it opened, Clarkson University's new Student Center continues to earn praise. The latest honor is being selected for the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Facility Design Award of Excellence.
Kathleen Fenner Receives Clarkson University Physical Therapy Scholarship in Memory of Melissa Walsh
Clarkson University's 2012 Melissa A. Walsh '03 '05 Memorial Endowed Scholarship has been awarded to first-year doctor of physical therapy student Kathleen M. Fenner of Lansing, N.Y.
An integrated design team from the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University won second place in the second annual Undergraduate Design Project Competition in Rehabilitation and Assistive Devices for their project "Design of a Multi-Function Walker/Cane for Enhanced Assistive Function."
Late this spring, for the second year in a row, Barbara A. Brown, associate director of Clarkson University's Career Center and International Study, flew to Houston and back in 24 hours to help select winners of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, which offers grants for U.S. citizen, undergraduate students to study abroad and better prepare themselves for assuming significant roles in today's increasingly global economy.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Physics Maria E. Gracheva has edited a book and co-written an article about her research on nanopores.
Power should remain on on the hill campus through the night, but there may be fluctuations or brief outages as crews work to restore power to the rest of the region. Please take caution when walking under trees in the village or on campus, as they may have weak limbs due to storm damage.
Clarkson University Dean of Arts & Sciences Peter Turner is leading an NSF-funded effort to increase mathematical modeling and computational applied mathematics in high school and college curricula. The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) was recently awarded a grant for the initiative.
Robert A. Campbell of Highland Park, Texas, and Grantham, N.H., retired regional managing partner & CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific, has been elected to Clarkson University's board of trustees. He will serve on the audit and academic affairs committees.
Gabor Forgacs, the executive & scientific director of Clarkson University's Shipley Center for Innovation and the Karel K. Czanderna '77 and W. Dan Shirkey '80 Professor in Physics, has been awarded the AutoVision Innovations Award from Germany's prestigious 2b AHEAD ThinkTank.
Distinguished University Professor S.V. Babu, director of Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), recently received an Education Leadership award from the World Education Congress held in Mumbai, India.
Ronald J. Ayers of Waltham, Mass., director of product and marketing at Atlantis Technology ; Sean T. Bennett of Rochester, N.Y., assistant dean in undergraduate academic affairs at the Rochester Institute of Technology College of Applied Science and Technology; Shannon L. Klabnik of Cabot, Pa., practice director at MiPro Consulting; and Todd D. White of Kanata, Ontario, Ottawa Senators game night radio analysts on Sports Radio 1200 The Team in Ottawa and a Senators alumni ambassador, have all received the Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
Gerow D. Brill of New Freedom, Pa., a sole practitioner attorney in New Freedom; Lisa A. Napolione of Cincinnati, Ohio, director, global research & development, Procter & Gamble, Inc.; Douglas Neugold of Goshen, Conn., president, CEO and chairman of ATMI Inc.; and Robert W. Pomfrey of Fayetteville, N.Y., founder and president/chief executive officer of POMCO Group, have all been honored with the Golden Knight Award by their alma mater, Clarkson University.
Algae grown on cow manure for biodiesel production, birds as wetland quality indicators, a waste heat energy scavenger device, and using computers to design a prosthetic leg are among the 100 research projects being presented at the 15th annual Clarkson University Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
Jennifer Knack, an assistant professor of psychology at Clarkson University, is as curious as the rest of us about the prevalence of bullying these days, and her study of it is drawing interest outside of the classroom.
Professor William D. Jemison has been named interim vice provost for research at Clarkson University. He will also continue to serve as chair of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Ian Hazen was named director of Facilities and Services at Clarkson University in June. He has served as the University Engineer since 2008.
Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer and editor at Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has won her 17th consecutive APEX Award for Publication Excellence.
Clarkson University's Institute for a Sustainable Environment has introduced a new master of science degree in environmental politics and governance, which merges scientific reasoning with policy.
Clarkson University Joins Syracuse Industrial Assessment Center to Offer Free Energy Services to Industry
As part of a recent award by the U.S. Department of Energy, Clarkson University will become a satellite of the Syracuse University Industrial Assessment Center.
Clarkson University will be an academic partner early next year for the RemTEC Summit, a conference focused on the remediation and restoration of contaminated sites.
Clarkson University research associate Ian M. Knack traveled to Dalian, China, this summer, where he was awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the 21st International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) International Symposium on Ice.
Clarkson University Delivers 12th Global Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar to Corporate Professionals
Last week, Clarkson University's nationally ranked Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program presented its 12th annual Executive Seminar, delivering state-of-the-art education to corporate professionals.
Local university faculty will again take to the stage starting Wednesday, September 12, for the "Science Cafe." New for fall 2012, the popular science series had has added a Canton, N.Y., location.
David "Sonny" Lacks will deliver the Van Sickle Endowed Lecture at a convocation on Sunday, August 26, at 7 p.m. in Cheel Arena. His lecture is in conjunction with this year's first-year student common reading assignment, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. A son of Henrietta Lacks, he will present a discussion about his mother and her important contribution to science.
Egon Matijevic, the Victor K. LaMer Professor of Colloid and Surface Science and Distinguished University Professor, is being honored with a special symposium at the fall American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, Pa.
Anyone who has hauled a trailer or who has shared the highway with a large transport truck knows a little about the aerodynamics of moving vehicles, but Clarkson University Associate Professor Kenneth Visser and his students have been studying this topic in detail for over a decade. He recently spoke at an international symposium at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Clarkson University has again been named one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review.
Clarkson University has teamed up with SALT, a groundbreaking educational program designed to incentivize financial savvy in college students and recent alumni.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Daqing Hou and Ph.D. student Chandan R. Rupakheti earned the Best Tool Demonstration Award at the 20th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Program Comprehension.
Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing Sponsors 17th Annual International Symposium on Chemical-Mechanical Planarization
Researchers from several high technology companies, suppliers and universities from many countries gathered in Lake Placid for the 17th International Symposium on Chemical-Mechanical Planarization (CMP, sponsored by Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP).
"Red fish, Blue fish, Round fish ... Flatfish?" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University Biology Professor Alexander Schreiber at the next Science Cafe on Wednesday, September 12, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y., and on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Clarkson University a Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement grant for the fifth time. The award will total $1.1 million over five years.
Tom Fitzgerald, will speak at Clarkson University on September 14 about issues related to his new novel, Poor Richard's Lament, which features Ben Franklin returned to his “dear country.”
Cornell's Frank DiSalvo to Speak at Clarkson University About New Materials for Energy Storage and Role of Research for a Sustainable Future
Cornell University's Frank DiSalvo, director of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and John A. Newman Professor of Physical Science, will speak Sept. 14 about about new materials for energy storage and the role of research for a sustainable future.
Professor, Philosopher & Intellectual Cornel West to Speak at Clarkson University Sept. 21 for International Day of Peace
In celebration of International Day of Peace, professor, philosopher and intellectual Cornel West will speak at Clarkson University's Cheel Arena on Friday, September 21, at 7 p.m. about "Poverty as a Moral and Material Obstacle to True and Lasting Peace."
Dick Luthy, the Silas H. Palmer Professor and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, will speak about re-inventing urban water infrastructure on Tuesday, September 18, at 2:40 p.m. in Clarkson’s CAMP Building Room 177.
Brain computer interfacing will be discussed by Clarkson University Electrical & Computer Engineering Professor Charlie Robinson at the Science Cafe on Tuesday, September 18, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y.; and on Wednesday, September 26, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y.
EPA Awards Nearly $500K to Clarkson University & Southern Nevada Water Authority for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $499,778 grant to Clarkson University and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, part of almost $1.5 million in funding to three universities nationwide to develop sustainable drinking water treatment methods.
Bang-Geul Han, assistant professor of digital arts and sciences, is among 63 artists selected to show their works in a community-wide, multi-venue exhibition opening next week in Syracuse and running until October 19.
On Tuesday, September 11, the Clarkson University campus community and members of the local community will gather at Clarkson's World Trade Center Memorial Sculpture from 8:30-9 a.m. for a remembrance ceremony.
Clarkson University Professor Tom Langen to Lead Panama Workshop on Mitigating Environmental Problems from Development
Clarkson University Biology Professor Tom A. Langen understands the value of knowledge gained from success, as well as from missteps, and he'll travel to Panama City, Panama, later this month to share his insights at a two-day workshop and symposium focused on mitigating environmental problems that arise from development.
U.S. News & World Report's 2013 rankings of "Best Colleges" has again placed Clarkson University in tier one, the top tier of national universities, with a ranking of 115. Clarkson is also #34 on the "Great Schools at Great Prices" list (Best Value Schools).
The North Country Children's Museum is featuring a series of Saturday afternoon enrichment programs at Clarkson's University Bookstore throughout the year through the museum's "Museum Without Walls."
When you move from a scientific concert to its real-world application, not all the possibilities are likely to be affordable, cautions Clarkson University Professor Sergiy Minko, the Egon Matijevic Chair of Chemistry. Nonetheless, he has high expectations for a process that allows material to become wet as usual, or to repel all liquids.
Potsdam Public Library Partnering with Clarkson University's Reh Center for Entrepreneurship to Offer My Small Business 101 in October
The Potsdam Public Library and the Potsdam Computer Center have partnered with the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University to offer the upcoming My Small Business 101 series at no charge.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Clarkson University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools list.
State of Broadband in Adirondack North Country is Topic at Forever Wired Conference Sept. 28 at Clarkson University
Clarkson University is now taking registrations at http://www.clarkson.edu/adk for the fourth annual Forever Wired Conference on Friday, September 28, on the Clarkson campus in Potsdam, N.Y. The focus of this year's conference is on the state of broadband in the Adirondack North Country and the progress made in generating greater awareness and economic opportunities. Introduction
Clarkson University Entrepreneurship Program Ranked in Top-15 by Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine
Clarkson University's Entrepreneurship Program is one of the top 15 in the nation, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine. The two have named Clarkson to their 2013 list of "Top Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs."
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Lei Wu has been selected for an IBM Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award to develop a course on stochastic optimization and coordination control of the future power grid.
Clarkson University invites the community to hear a powerful message of forgiveness from Auschwitz survivor Eva Mozes Kor on Monday, October 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Science Center Room 360. The event is free and open to the public.
The Clarkson University Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies will hold an open house on Thursday, October 11, from 2 to 7 p.m. in celebration of PA Week.
Potsdam Native Craig Conroy's Number Seven Jersey to be Retired at Clarkson University Ceremony Oct. 20
Potsdam native and Men's Hockey All-American Craig Conroy will once again take to center ice in Cheel Arena for the retirement of jersey number seven, which he wore as a Golden Knight from 1990 to 1994. The ceremony is the evening of Saturday, October 20, as the Golden Knights take on the College of Holy Cross.
Petr Zuman, a distinguished emeritus research professor of chemistry, has devoted more than 60 years of his life to chemistry and is among just a few scientists who can offer personal memories of giants in the field.Zuman has written an article for the Chemical Record, which describes his mentor, Jaroslav Heyrovsky, who was renowned for his pioneering work in polarography.
Clarkson University chemical engineering graduate student Hariprasad Amanapu won an award in the summer student poster competition held by the Material Research Council at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
Mario Ciani, D.C., has been appointed assistant professor of physician assistant studies at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University's Hopke Elected to Council of Environmental Deans and Directors Executive Committee
Philip K. Hopke, Clarkson University's Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor, director of Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment and director of Clarkson's Center for Air Resources Engineering & Science, has been elected to the executive committee of the National Council for Science and the Environment's Council of Environmental Deans and Directors.
Clarkson University Research Assistant Professor Alisa Woods of the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science has been awarded the 10th annual Hanse Prize for Psychiatry for her neuropsychiatric research on biomarkers in psychiatry.
"Artificial Intelligence: Facts and Fiction" will be discussed by St. Lawrence University Computer Science Professor Lisa Torrey at the Science Cafe on Wednesday, October 17, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y., and on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y.
Emily Hunter, an environmental advocacy journalist from Canada, will speak on Wednesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. in Clarkson University's Cheel Campus Center Barben Rooms. Hunter's parents are co-founders of Greenpeace.
Members of the North Country community are invited to attend when Clarkson University dedicates the new Munter Trails, located along the Raquette River, on Saturday, October 20, at 2:30 p.m.
The Shipley Foundation, a long-time Clarkson University partner, has announced a major gift to support the growth and sustainability of the University's Shipley Center for Innovation.
Research originated by Communication & Media faculty members Stephen Farina and Johndan Johnson-Eilola has resulted a second time in the release of music by a significant, independent jazz record label. Porter Records recently announced "Whispers from the Archive" by Juma Sultan's Aboriginal Music Society.
Clarkson is participating in two national events Oct. 17-27 to promote and celebrate campus sustainability and the North Country's abundant and healthy food resources. The 10-day celebration is part of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Campus Sustainability Day, and Food Day, a nationwide celebration for healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
Khiem Tran Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University
Khiem Tran has been appointed assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
Tyler Smith Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University
Tyler J. Smith has been appointed assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
Lisa Legault has been appointed assistant professor of psychology at Clarkson University.
Cecilia Martinez has been appointed assistant professor of engineering & management at Clarkson University.
Thanks to a remarkable bequest of $1.8 million received from the estates of Thomas G. '60 and Sarajean Scott, of West Friendship, Md., Clarkson University is now addressing two major institutional priorities: a comprehensive retrofit of campus interior lighting and building a playing field for the University's newest varsity team -- women's softball.
"England's Old Science Cafes" will be discussed by Clarkson History of Science Instructor Karen Buckle at the Science Cafe on Tuesday, October 30, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y.; and on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y.
He (Helen) Dong has been appointed assistant professor of chemistry & biomolecular science at Clarkson University.
Paul Goulet Appointed Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science at Clarkson University
Paul J.G. Goulet has been appointed assistant professor of chemistry & biomolecular science at Clarkson University.
Byron Erath Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University
Byron D. Erath has been appointed assistant professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University.
Parisa Mirbod Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University
Parisa Mirbod has been appointed assistant professor of mechanical & aeronautical engineering at Clarkson University.
When professors at Clarkson University recognized the same questions about human nature echoing throughout different subjects, they got together and developed a new interdisciplinary minor: Biology, Behavior and Society.
Clarkson Psychology Prof Finds That Self-Affirmation Enhances Performance, Makes Us Receptive to Our Mistakes
Life is about failure as much as it is about success. From the mistakes we make at work or school to our blunders in romantic relationships, we are constantly reminded of how we could be better. By focusing on the important qualities that make us who we are – a process called self-affirmation – we preserve our self-worth in the face of our shortcomings.
Clarkson University Dean of Students Kurt W. Stimeling signed a proclamation in support of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Chen Liu has been appointed assistant professor of electrical & computer engineering at Clarkson University.
Bhavana Raja has been appointed assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.
Jay Rigsbee, PT, DPT, CSCS, has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physical therapy at Clarkson University.
Panoramic images of Clarkson University's campus are now available using the Street View feature in Google Maps.
Innovative Delivery Systems (IDS), a venture formed by Clarkson University undergraduate students, won the $20,000 first prize at the annual University of Colorado at the Colorado Springs Sports/Outdoor business plan competition last week.
David Rotterman, VP for television production at WNED TV, Buffalo/Toronto, will speak about the making of the PBS documentary The War of 1812 on Friday, November 9, at 4 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213.
Clarkson University's new Student Center building has received LEED Silver certification, due to its state-of-the-art construction processes, energy efficiency, and innovation in design.
Guangming Yao has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics at Clarkson University.
Guohui Song has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics at Clarkson University.
Jie Sun has been appointed assistant professor of mathematics at Clarkson University.
Alex Lee has been appointed assistant professor of digital arts at Clarkson University.
"HAPPENSTANCE" is an experimental exhibition event featuring work by students from the Digital Arts and Sciences program . Over the course of the exhibition students will develop an evolving series of site-specific new media art installations. This exhibition event will take place in the Creative Spirit Community Art Center, 6 Raymond St, in Potsdam, N.Y., November 2-30.
Clarkson University Shipley Center for Innovation Students Pitch to Venture Capitalists in Silicon Valley
The Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University recently took nine Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University student entrepreneurs to the Silicon Valley to learn how to "pitch" to professional investors.
Rajesh Sethi has been promoted from associate to full professor of consumer & organizational studies in the School of Business.
Mark Dzwonczyk of Mountain View, Calif., has been elected to the Clarkson University board of trustees. He currently serves as the CEO of Nicholville Telephone Company, whose subsidiary, Slic Network Solutions, is deploying broadband Internet access to residences and businesses throughout northern New York with its high-speed fiber optic network.
Christina Xydias has been appointed assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University.
Lt. Col. Abrahm DiMarco has been appointed professor and chair of military science at Clarkson University.
Adrian Vielhauer Jr. (U.S. Army Major, Retired) has been appointed assistant professor of military science at Clarkson University.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Appoints Clarkson University Pres. Tony Collins to Commission to Investigate & Study Utility Companies' Storm Preparation & Management
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed Clarkson University President Tony Collins to a commission, established under the Moreland Act, that will investigate the response, preparation, and management of New York's power utility companies with major storms hitting the state over the past two years, including Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee.
Clarkson University was invaded by the Short Circuit Squad, Senior Super Stars, Super Seniors, and 13 other teams as they competed in the sixth annual FIRST Lego League Tournament on December 1. The E.N.I.A.C. Masterbots, a homeschooled 4-H team, from Plattsburgh, N.Y., won the Champion Award for best overall performance in the robot game, the project and the teamwork demonstration.
For Clarkson University Professor Pier Marzocca and a group of like-minded colleagues across the nation, space isn't the "final" frontier, it's the inevitable one. Toward that goal, they've co-written a pragmatic plan to help transform an attainable dream into reality.
Entrepreneur, innovator & author Barney Adams '62, founder of Adams Golf, is someone you want to meet, if you want to win at golf or in business. The inventor of the ground-breaking Tight Lies fairway wood will speak in a "course" on Saturday, November 17, at 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Student Center. Here, you will learn how technology led to revolutionary innovation in one of the oldest games in the world; about marketing your brand to the legends of golf; and how passion for the sports, team projects and games you play today can lead to building a successful multi-million dollar company.
Author & Political Scientist David Dyment to Speak at Clarkson University on "United States - Canada Relations in the Obama Era"
Author and political scientist David Dyment will visit Clarkson University on Wednesday, November 14, to speak on "United States - Canada Relations in the Obama Era" at 4:30 p.m. in the Bertrand H. Snell Hall Petersen Board Room.
Clarkson University provides an economic impact of more than $270 million to the regional North Country economy through its institutional operations and jobs related to supporting student services and commercialization of research.
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.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Pier Marzocca has been named an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the world's largest society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.
"Play with Your Food, and Learn!" will be discussed by Clarkson University professors of mathematics Katie Fowler and Joe Skufca at the Science Cafe on Wednesday, November 28, in Potsdam, and on Tuesday, December 4, in Canton.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Clarkson University #1 for having the highest rate of graduating seniors with internship experience.
Robots and their handlers will invade Clarkson University's Student Center for the sixth annual FIRST Championship Tournament this Friday and Saturday, November 30 and December 1.
Professor Jim Peploski will bring his exciting experiments, known as "Dr. Jim's Chemistry Magic Show," to the community on Sunday, December 9, from 1-2 p.m. in Room 360 of Clarkson's Science Center. The show, targeted to children and great fun for all ages, will benefit the Potsdam Holiday Fund.
Lt. Col. Ray Bowen has been appointed commander, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 536, and professor of aerospace studies.
Clarkson University's Project Challenge, a unique academic program for local high-school students, returns this winter with a choice of eleven five-week courses. The popular program is designed to offer area students in grades nine-12 an opportunity to participate in classes that are not commonly offered in their high-school curriculum.
Clarkson University History Professor Sheila Faith Weiss will serve on a consultant panel organized by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Three Clarkson University students have been awarded scholarships from Tau Beta Pi, the oldest engineering honor society in the United States
A start-up founded by five students one year ago has earned nearly $50,000 in awards and business competition winnings since then. Innovative Delivery Systems' most recent win was at Wake Forest University's recent "Retail Innovation Challenge - The Elevator Competition" in Winston-Salem, N.C., where the company placed third of 30 teams and won $2,000.
Clarkson University Students Suggest Sustainable Options for Invasive Aquatic Plant Control in Norwood Lake
A biology professor and his students of limnology (freshwater oceanography)are examining the case for invasion by Eurasian watermilfoil in Norwood Lake with the aim of recommending sustainable management practices to control the plant.
North Country High School Mathematics Teachers Come Together at Clarkson University to Discuss Solving Real-world Problems
Clarkson University recently hosted a professional development day for mathematics teachers. Twenty-one high school mathematics instructors from St. Lawrence, Franklin, and Jefferson counties participated in the one-day workshop "Developing Mathematical Models and incorporating them in the Classroom."
Clarkson University's Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators Program Accepting Applications for Unique Business Competition
Clarkson University's Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs Program is accepting applications by January 15 for the program, which provides resources and support to students pursuing a business venture. Winners are offered an opportunity to attend Clarkson without payment of tuition for the remainder of their four-year undergraduate careers, through a combination of merit-based financial aid and a purchase by Clarkson of 10 percent equity in their firm at fair market value.
The Clarkson University library has added "therapy dogs" to its list of stress-busting finals week activities this year.
Clarkson University President Tony Collins and freshman Mathew Spencer recently swapped roles for the third annual "Presidential Switch Day."
The sixth annual FIRST Championship Robotics Tournament was held recently at Clarkson University. The event drew high school students from as far away as Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and western New York. The 27 teams filled the Student Center for the highly competitive event. Team RoboSpartans from New Hartford, N.Y., captured the coveted Inspire Award and is eligible to compete in the World FIRST Championship Tournament in April 2013.
Clarkson University Professor Attends Colloquium to Name New Chemical Elements Flerovium and Livermorium
Clarkson University Distinguished Research Professor of Engineering Liya Regel recently participated in an international colloquium in Moscow, which celebrated the official recognition of the discovery and naming of two new chemical elements.
Clarkson University is kicking off the New Year by continuing its long-running commitment to veterans. The second annual Veterans Appreciation Day will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on January 5 in the Student Center.
Clarkson University employees collected 924 non-perishable food items at their annual holiday luncheon December 17. The food is being distributed by the Potsdam Neighborhood Center to those in need.