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Two High School Student Entrepreneurs Exchange Equity in Companies for Tuition at Clarkson UniversityAll NEWS 05-16-2013
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship and Shipley Center for Innovation have named their 2013 Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators Program winners. Through this unique business plan competition, current and prospective students competed for a chance to exchange equity in their company for tuition at Clarkson.
Christina Lesyk, director of university events, has been featured in an American School & University magazine article on "The Greening of Commencement."
Kathleen Fowler, an associate professor of mathematics & computer science, co-wrote the mathematics problem featured in the 2013 Moody's Mega Math Challenge national math competition.
Sitaraman Krishnan, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the University's 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Laura E. Ettinger, an associate professor of history in Clarkson University's School of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award during the University's 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Mark P. Sarkisian, director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement on May 11.
Wanda M. Austin, president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Corporation, a leading architect for the nation's national security space programs, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement on May 11.
Graduating senior Jared D. Smith received the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 120th commencement ceremony.
Graduating senior Marty LaFleur received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 120th commencement ceremony.
More than 700 Clarkson University students from 28 states, 19 countries and 56 New York state counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University’s 119th commencement.
Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Frederick M. Carlson was named professor emeritus at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement. He was honored for 38 years of exemplary service to the University.
Thomas C. Young was named provost emeritus at Clarkson University's 120th Commencement. He was honored for 36 years of exemplary service to the University.
Building on more than a century of global leadership and contributions to society by its graduates, Clarkson University will debut new academic regalia at its 120th commencement ceremony on May 11.
The Institute of Physics (IOP), one of the largest physics societies, has chosen a research paper on solar cell modeling developed by a Clarkson University team to include in its "IOP Select" collection.
The Procter and Gamble Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation has selected Clarkson University to receive a Higher Education Grant of $10,000 in support of the University's nationally ranked Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.
More than 700 Clarkson University students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Cheel Arena.
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Digital Arts Alex Lee is participating in the AXIS 2013 International Art Festival in Chicago.
The first "Clarkson Serves" event attracted 357 participants nationwide, including 227 students who volunteered on campus and in the Village of Potsdam and 91 alumni from 16 chapters, including Washington, D.C., Santa Monica, Calif., Boston, Mass., Burlington, Vt., and several in upstate New York.
Clarkson University's eighth Digital Arts & Sciences Senior Exhibition will take place on May 10 and 11 in the new Digital Arts Studios in the basement of Bertrand H. Snell Hall.
Two teachers nominated by Clarkson University seniors will be honored as the 2013 Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educators.
Air Force ROTC cadet Allie E. Day '16 will study Arabic this summer through Project Global Officers (GO), a Department of Defense program that teaches language and intercultural communication skills to future military officers.
Mark P. Sarkisian will speak on "Engineering for the Future of Our Environment" on Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m. in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213. Sarkisian is the director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. He will receive an honorary degree at Commencement on May 11.
One Clarkson University team was awarded first prize in their category and another won the People's Choice Award in the fourth annual New York State Business Plan Competition held at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany.
Sculptor David Black has featured a Clarkson University landmark in his book David Black - Urban Sculpture as Proto Architecture, which features his work "Portside," the large white sculpture outside of the Cheel Campus Center.
Wanda Austin, president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Corporation, and Mark Sarkisian, director of seismic and structural engineering in the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will be awarded honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 120th commencement on Saturday, May 11.
A Tau Chi Alpha Environmental Engineering Honor Society has been established at Clarkson University, creating the third active chapter in the United States.
The Iota Zeta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at Clarkson University has dedicated its new house on the University's hill campus.
A Clarkson University student is one of only about 40 nationwide who has been awarded a fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the oldest engineering honor society in the United States. Jared Smith will receive the $10,000 fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Clarkson University's Facebook page hit a milestone in April by surpassing 10,000 followers.
Christina Lesyk, director of university events at Clarkson University, presented at the 13th annual conference of the North American Association of Commencement Officers in Washington, D.C.
Clarkson University's Peethamparan Receives Funding From New York State Pollution Prevention Institute to Study Green Concrete
Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Sulapha Peethamparan has received a $30,000 grant from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) for her research on cement-free "green" concrete.
A group of eight Clarkson University students traveled to the annual convention for Pi Tau Sigma, the international mechanical engineering honor society.
Five undergraduate and four graduate students from Clarkson University presented seven posters at the 39th annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference.
Clarkson is asking the North Country community, along with its students, alumni, corporate partners, employees and other friends, to participate in a survey, so that it can determine the greatest needs to consider in making key decisions regarding future improvements to Cheel Arena and Campus Center.
What started as a class project has evolved into a day-long celebration of engineering organized by undergraduate students at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University Vice President for External Relations Kelly Chezum was one of several women named a Woman of Distinction Nominee for the 48th Senate District by New York State Senator Patty Ritchie.
Princeton Review: Clarkson University One of Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in U.S. and Canada
Clarkson University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.
Clarkson University Associate Professor of Finance Allan A. Zebedee has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to visit the University of Roehampton in London, England, for the fall 2013 semester.
Two more Clarkson University honors students have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, and one has received an honorable mention.
North Country Regional Business Plan Competition at Clarkson University Awards $13,500 to 11 Student Teams
A ski design company, a business that tracks crowds at dining facilities and an environmental nonprofit were among the companies that won at the North Country Regional Business Plan Competition at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University's Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will host its fifth annual Humanities & Social Science Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, April 19, showcasing the creative and critical intellectual work of students from across the University, as well as from SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University.
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University is hosting its third annual Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner on Friday, April 19, at the Cheel Campus Center.
Prof. Richard Zare says, "Fizz and foam has always spelled fun to me as early as I can remember... Imagine the surprise to find that bubbles do occupy an important place in contemporary technology." Zare will deliver the two lectures of Clarkson University's Shipley Distinguished Lectureship, April 18 and 19.
"Dead Men Tell No Tales?" is the title of the next Science Cafe to be presented by St. Lawrence University Anthropology Professor Mindy Pitre on April 16 in Canton on April 17 in Potsdam.
Clarkson University Dean Peter Turner Named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Peter R. Turner, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
Vermont Local Food Pioneer to Speak at Clarkson University on Building a Socially Responsible Business
"Being sustainable means being socially responsible and making a profit," says a Vermont businessman who over the past three decades helped pioneer local sustainable agriculture in Vermont. Mark Curran, co-owner of Black River Produce in North Springfield, Vt., will speak about "Building an Environmentally Responsible Business" on April 12.
Though half a world apart, students at Clarkson University and Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) have forged a common bond through robotics.
A team of Clarkson faculty and student researchers is developing a cost-effective way to give a voice to the voiceless.
Alcoa Foundation is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the College & University Recycling Coalition to provide 40 recycling bins to Clarkson University as part of the Alcoa Foundation Recycling Bin Grant Program.