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Graduate Student Spotlight: Dustin Brown, Occupational Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your master’s degree in Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists are and will continue to be in high demand, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for occupational therapists will continue to grow by …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Caleb Hughes, MAT student

Are you considering a career in teaching and thinking about getting your Masters of Arts in Teaching? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of teachers is projected to grow as the population of school-aged children continues to increase. Having strong enrollment in teacher preparation programs, like Clarkson’s Master of Arts in …

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Studying Physical Therapy At Clarkson And Starting My Own Practice

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 …

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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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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 business?  “Most people understand that electricity is generated somewhere, but they don’t understand what happens …

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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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Bioscience: Narrowing Your Focus

Clarkson students conducting research in a lab.

Bioscience is an umbrella term for a vast and diverse industry with a number of subsectors. While all of these fields share a similar approach — applying a biological solution to societal problems and issues — each subsector applies their own specialized lens to any given problem.  Understanding the Terms So you are interested in …

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A West Coast Student’s Perspective on Attending Clarkson

My name is Jackie Otala, Engineering Science MS ‘22 and Engineering and Management BS ‘20, and I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. More specifically I was born and raised in Sunnyvale. I knew I wanted to be an engineer in high school because I had access to amazing engineering courses from …

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Turning an Environmental Policy Degree Into a Career

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 …