Month: November 2020

Graduate Education

Turning an Environmental Policy Degree Into a Career

ISE Director Susan Powers works with a student in Clarkson's greenhouse on growing plants.

From air quality to hazardous chemical regulations, our daily lives are heavily influenced by a wide range of policies and laws that affect our environment and keep us healthy. Environmental policy professionals work with scientists, legislators and business leaders to address the complex socioeconomic and political realities that influence public behaviors and opinions. For individuals …

Undergraduate Programs

All About Clarkson’s Student-Run Business: College Care

Two students sit on a large stone posing in front of a statue of a knight.

One of the most traditional methods for family members to maintain a connection with their college student while they’re away at college is to send a care package. Here at Clarkson, a pair of brothers has taken the concept of a care package and turned it into a flourishing business that makes the process easier …

Undergraduate Programs

Celebrating Clarkson University’s First Generation Students

A women standing next to the stone Clarkson university sign

On November 8, the Council for Opportunity in Education and Center for First Generation Student Success celebrates the fourth annual First Generation Celebration Day. Here at Clarkson, we join other colleges and universities across the country in celebrating our students who are the first in their family to attend college and receive a higher education. Karla Norales ’22 …

Undergraduate Programs

Five Reasons I Love Chemistry and Biomolecular Science at Clarkson

Hi everyone! My name is Megan Carhart ’20, and I’m a senior undergraduate biomolecular science major here at Clarkson University. Today I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite things about my academic experience.  Before I dive in, I’m sure many of you are wondering, “What exactly is biomolecular science?” Similar to biochemistry, biomolecular …