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Every time I hear some report about 3-D printers my brain gets snagged on the concept. What does that mean? How can you “print” three dimensions? My 20th century DNA just can’t compute “3-D printer.” So there I was...
After a year’s sabbatical divided between teaching in Korea and Burlington, Clarkson professor Chris Robinson was back at the station for a planning meeting about our expanding book club and multi-platform NCPR literary offerings. Following...
On Saturday, I was honored to give the keynote remarks at the First Annual Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner held by Clarkson University’s School of Business Reh Center for Entrepreneurship. Under Marc Compeau’s leadership, the Center is...
News stories tagged with "clarkson-university"
by NCPR News
Dec 06, 2006 — Potsdam and Clarkson University officials held a ceremonial ribbon cutting yesterday, marking the opening of N-D Fusion - a technology start-up that will soon begin work on more efficient ways to make bio-diesel. Todd Moe has more. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Feb 18, 2005 — Memories of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid are flooding back as the village celebrates the 25th anniversary of the games. Hundreds of local people were involved in the endless behind-the-scenes details of logistics and hospitality. Steve Yianoukos is now associate athletic director at Clarkson University. He drove the zamboni at the 1980 Olympics. His assignments included the "Miracle on Ice" game between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. He shared his memories with David Sommerstein last year. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Aug 24, 2004 — Despite losing his eyesight at age 12, Ross Watson has been an outdoor enthusiast most of his life. Watson has participated in the Para Olympics, and was the first blind climber to reach the top of Mount Logan, Canada's highest mountain. He lives in Alberta, where he's received numerous awards for his work on human rights issues. Watson spoke with Todd Moe prior to a speech to MBA students at Clarkson University in Potsdam last week. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Oct 10, 2003 — A walk with ornithologist and artist David Allen Sibley, author and illustrator of the Audubon Society's new series of guides to bird identification and behavior. Sibley led a group of North Country birders along Clarkson University's nature trails last fall. Martha Foley went along. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Aug 07, 2003 — Last year, a popular coach at Clarkson University was fired over a controversial incident with a student. Former Hockey coach, Mark Morris was let go after he and a Clarkson player got into a physical confrontation on the ice. Yesterday a settlement was reached between the university and Morris that will put an end to a trial and multi-million dollar lawsuit he filed. Jody Tosti has more. Go to full article
Mar 04, 2002 — David Sommerstein talks with biologist and author Sandra Steingraber. She's spent more than two decades linking rising cancer rates to pollution in our air, our water, and our food. In 1959, the year Sandra Steingraber was born, 25 percent of all Americans could expect to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. Today that number's risen to 40 percent. Go to full article
Aug 29, 2001 — A Clarkson University professor is part of a panel that has determined a controversial rule to reduce arsenic levels in drinking water won't be too expensive to implement. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Aug 29, 2001 — David Sommerstein talks with Dr. Anthony Cortese about sustainable education. Cortese will be in Potsdam tomorrow as part of Clarkson University's year-long exploration of sustainability. Go to full article
Aug 24, 2001 — David Sommerstein talks with Peter Rieke, founder of Mobility Engineering, a business that builds adaptive mobility devices for people with physical disabilities. Rieke was the first wheelchair user to scale Mount Rainier. He's in Potsdam today to collaborate with grad students at Clarkson University. Go to full article