Clarkson University Sets Virtual Science Cafes for Fall 2020

University professors and scientists will take to the virtual stage starting September 23rd for Clarkson University’s “Science Cafe.”  Traditionally, Science Cafes have brought together local university and college professors and townspeople in relaxed, informal settings, such as coffeehouses and pubs. For the health and safety of all, we are shifting to a virtual platform for … Continue reading Clarkson University Sets Virtual Science Cafes for Fall 2020

July 29 – USDA Food Distribution

Community Members,    Please read this message carefully as we have changed our food distribution process.  On Wednesday, July 29, SUNY Potsdam will serve as a distribution site for the USDA Coronavirus Farmers to Families Food Box Program. SUNY Potsdam follows all USDA guidelines for serving as a distribution site. This program provides free boxes of dairy, produce, and meat to anyone who … Continue reading July 29 – USDA Food Distribution

Meet the New Clarkson Bookstore Manager

Dear Campus Community, As a follow up to the campus update regarding the Clarkson Bookstore operations that was sent out last month, I want to take this opportunity to announce Evan Hitchman as the new Bookstore Manager for Clarkson’s bookstore operations both in Potsdam and in the Cheel Arena.  Since Barnes & Noble College is … Continue reading Meet the New Clarkson Bookstore Manager

Clarkson Bookstore Open for Extended Hours

Thursday     7/23  9am-5pmFriday          7/24  9am-5pmSaturday      7/25 10am-4pmSunday        7/26 10am-4pmMonday        7/27 9am-5pmTuesday       7/28 9am-5pmWednesday  7/29 9am-5pm Also, don’t forget to follow us on our new Instagram page @clarksonuniversitybookstore

Liberty League Cancels All Fall Competition and Championships Through Dec. 31

As released by the Liberty League Conference Office today, the Clarkson Athletic Department regrets to inform our student athletes that there will be no Liberty League Conference play or League Championships this fall.  The League will continue to explore the possibility of resuming league play this spring.  As was stated in the release, the “decision to cancel … Continue reading Liberty League Cancels All Fall Competition and Championships Through Dec. 31

Clarkson University Researchers Find That Low Energy Can Lead to Falls in Older Adults

Declines in feelings of energy can lead to balance problems in older adults, according to Clarkson University research published this spring in the journal Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. “We wanted to see whether increases in feelings of fatigue or, alternatively, reductions in feelings of energy led to declines in balance or gait,” says … Continue reading Clarkson University Researchers Find That Low Energy Can Lead to Falls in Older Adults

Clarkson University to Expand Language Course Offerings this Fall

This fall, students wanting to take select world language courses will have that option at Clarkson University. Clarkson’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of Arts & Sciences will offer undergraduate courses in Chinese and Spanish this fall, taught in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. There are plans to roll … Continue reading Clarkson University to Expand Language Course Offerings this Fall

Clarkson Students to Research Mercury Pollution across Northern New York

The concept of a widespread toxin in a pristine scenic environment is difficult for us to reason: ‘Why can’t my family eat fish I catch from a lake in the Adirondack State Park?  How is it possible that this beautiful montane landscape is contaminated?’  Mercury is a legacy contaminant present in the Adirondack Mountains, because … Continue reading Clarkson Students to Research Mercury Pollution across Northern New York

Clarkson Holds Virtual Roller Coaster Engineering Summer Camp

For the past 15 years, through a NYSED STEP grant, Clarkson’s IMPETUS program (Integrated Math and Physics for Entry to Undergraduate STEM) has held a summer Roller Coaster Engineering camp for roughly 80 7 – 12th graders from St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Franklin Counties. The camp usually includes collaborative hands-on activities such as designing scaled … Continue reading Clarkson Holds Virtual Roller Coaster Engineering Summer Camp

Clarkson Study Finds Natural Caffeine Offers Longer Lasting Improvement on Cognition and Moods

A team of Clarkson University researchers recently published an article in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nutrients that shows natural caffeine has a more consistent and lasting effect than synthetic caffeine when it comes to cognition and moods. Associate Physical Therapy Professor Ali Boolani teamed up with Associate Mathematics Professor Sumona Mondal, PhD Student Daniel Fuller, … Continue reading Clarkson Study Finds Natural Caffeine Offers Longer Lasting Improvement on Cognition and Moods