Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries / Clarkson University News: Program launch at CEIE coincides with top ranking by U.S. News & World Report
A new Master of Science in Engineering Management program taught by Clarkson University faculty is about to begin this Friday, January 18, at the Center for Environmental Innovation and Education at Denning’s Point. The launch coincides with the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best online graduate business programs, ranking Clarkson University #12 of the 197 programs available in the U.S.
Kicking off the cohort with in-person classes this weekend, the hybrid program will continue with online sessions — two sessions per week –once students return home and head back to work. Designed for working professionals, the curriculum is developed by industry executives and the top-rated Clarkson University business and engineering faculty.
River University professor Langen shares thoughts on hands-on learning
Tom Langen, Ph.D a Clarkson University associate professor, will teach “Life of an American River: Ecology, Policy and Place” to 20 undergraduate students this summer, using the Hudson River as a hands-on tool and living laboratory. In an interview this week, Tom shared his thoughts on the value of learning in the field, in this case, the river.
A faculty member of both the biology and psychology departments at Clarkson, Tom teaches courses on animal behavior, ecology, conservation biology and global environmental change. As well, he is active in research projects involving human-caused environmental degradation of St. Lawrence River wetlands and road ecology projects in the Adirondack Park in New York State. A master bird bander, Tom conducts research on bird distribution and abundance on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.