Undergrad

My Journey From Biomolecular Science Major to Practicing Dentist

Hello, readers. My name is Janel Smith, and I graduated from Clarkson University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular science. Today, I am a General Dentist with Sandstone Family Dentistry, in Clarkson’s hometown of Potsdam, New York. This is also where I met my husband Shawn, a SUNY Potsdam graduate, in my freshman …

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Capturing the Starry Skies Around Clarkson

Hello, my name is Hyunjun Lim, and I am an occupational therapy student at Clarkson University. I came to the North Country from New York City and while the change of scenery is drastic, it has allowed me to become more active with one of my passions: night sky photography. Since coming to Potsdam, I …

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Starting my Art Business at Clarkson

Hi! My name is Brynn Hempstead ‘24, and I am from Binghamton, NY. I am in Clarkson’s business program, and I am majoring in Supply Chain Management.  If you join the business program, you will have many great opportunities, one of which is in a class called Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation I (SB113). Under the …

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Finding Your Place in the Business of Energy

From lighting and heating your home to fueling and maintaining an electric car, the products and benefits of energy production play a significant role in our daily lives. But how much does the average person really know about the energy industry?  “Most people understand that electricity is generated somewhere, but they don’t understand what happens …

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How and Why I Chose to Be a Chemical Engineering Major at Clarkson

Greetings readers, My name is Michael Sehn ‘22, and I am a chemical engineering major from Chenango Forks, New York with minors in mathematics and chemistry. I wish to share with you some insights as to why I chose chemical engineering as my major, why Clarkson University was the right place to pursue this major, …

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Bioethics in Our Dynamic Healthcare System

Life is full of choices, and in the healthcare industry, those choices may mean the difference between life and death. Since its inception in the 1960s, the field of bioethics has played a major role in supporting decision-making and policy formulation within the healthcare system, but being in the midst of a global pandemic has …

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The Need for SPEED: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Join

Hello, my name is Robert Schneider; I am a sophomore Civil Engineering student from Niskayuna NY. I have a strong interest in the construction industry, have worked as a material testing technician and as a Co-Captain for our Concrete Canoe team. When asked the popular question: “Why did you decide to attend Clarkson University?” I …

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College Selection & Success Tips from a Biomolecular Science and MBA Clarkson Alumna

Hi readers! My name is Jennifer Karekos ’14, MBA ’15, and I attended Clarkson University for both my Bachelor’s degree in Biomolecular Science and the residential, one-year Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Currently, I am the Associate Director of Program Management at Akron Biotech in Boca Raton, Florida. I oversee project management of our custom …