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Clarkson University Awarded $1.3 Million by New York State Education Department for Grade 7-12 STEM Outreach

Clarkson University Awarded $1.3 Million by New York State Education Department for Grade 7-12 STEM Outreach

Clarkson University has been awarded $1,306,910 by the New York State Education Department for continuation of Clarkson’s grade 7-12 educational outreach program, IMPETUS for Career Success. IMPETUS stands for Integrated Math and Physics for Entry to Undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The five-year funding provides college and career readiness opportunities to economically disadvantaged […]

Clarkson University Offers Unique Courses for North Country High School Students This Winter

Clarkson University Offers Unique Courses for North Country High School Students This Winter

Clarkson University’s Project Challenge, a unique academic program for North Country high-school students, returns this winter with a choice of 10 five-week courses. The popular program is designed to offer regional students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to participate in classes that are not commonly offered in their high-school curriculum. Clarkson faculty and administrators teach […]

Oh, Baby! A Lesson for Clarkson University Physical Therapy Students

Oh, Baby! A Lesson for Clarkson University Physical Therapy Students

When students in Clarkson University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program study human motor development, they start at the beginning, with the most accurate examples possible — visiting babies. In addition to being darned cute, the smiling infants demonstrate a variety of natural reflexes, allowing students get to see firsthand how the little ones move and […]

Clarkson University Employees Collect More Than 1,700 Food Items for Those in Need

Clarkson University Employees Collect More Than 1,700 Food Items for Those in Need

Clarkson University employees collected 1,701 non-perishable food items at their annual Holiday and Employee Years of Service Recognition Luncheon for Faculty, Staff and Retirees on December 14. The food is being distributed by the Potsdam Neighborhood Center to those in need. Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads […]

Clarkson University Researchers Publish Article in Highly Rated Bio-Math Journal on Controlling Invasive Species Population Growth

Clarkson University Researchers Publish Article in Highly Rated Bio-Math Journal on Controlling Invasive Species Population Growth

When an invasive species is introduced to a new habitat, it can harm native species by preying on them or competing for the same resources, enabling the invasive species population to rise to uncontrollable levels — such as the Burmese python invasion in Florida. Clarkson University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Rana Parshad and his Ph.D. […]