Author: Jake Newman

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Clarkson University Students Explore Sustainable Building Practices in and around the Nation’s Capital

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Clarkson University students, including Environmental Policy and Construction Engineering Management (CEM) students, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. where they delved into the world of sustainable building practices and developed vital connections within the industry. The trip, organized by Clarkson University’s Construction Engineering Management Program, showcased the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability, emphasizing the synergy between environmental …

Undergrad

Celebrating Clarkson University’s First Generation Students

On November 8, the Council for Opportunity in Education and Center for First Generation Student Success celebrates the sixth 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. Mahammadou Tunkara ’24, …

Grad, Undergrad

Studying Physical Therapy At Clarkson And Starting My Own Practice

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Hello readers! My name is Dr. Amber RZ Astafan, PT, Certified MDT, and I live in Carthage, NY. I graduated from Clarkson in 2008 with a BS Biology with concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. I then completed my Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Clarkson in 2011.  I am the President and senior Physical Therapist for Journey …

Undergrad

From Phoenix to Potsdam: Why I Left the Desert to join Clarkson

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My name is Mikaela Morris ’23 and I am a sophomore, double majoring in physics and mechanical engineering at Clarkson.  I am from Cave Creek, a small suburb of Arizona’s very-arid desert capital, Phoenix.   Why Clarkson The question I get most often is “How on earth did you end up in Potsdam?” So, I guess …

Undergrad

All About Pre-Health Sciences Tracks at Clarkson

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Pre-Health Science tracks at Clarkson are the perfect way to prepare yourself for the next stage of your education or career while working through your major, whether your goal is to become a medical practitioner/professional, or work in the healthcare industry in a myriad of careers. Healthcare careers are often ranked among the best jobs …

Undergrad

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

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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 …

Undergrad

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 …