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Human Beauty = Great Lakes Ugly?

Not only do our perfumes and pharmaceuticals contaminate Great Lakes fish, so do plastic microbeads in our personal care products, such as facial scrubs, shampoo and toothpaste...and by the tons. Dr. Sherri Mason of SUNY Fredonia leads the research.

Great Lakes Contaminant Monitoring Research Team Receives $6.5 Million from EPA

Legacy pollutants such as PCBs, banned pesticides, mercury and emerging chemicals of concern like flame retardants and personal care products will be monitored in Great Lakes fish.

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. New cohort launching Sept. 25, 2015 in Beacon and on the Nantucket Lightship in NYC. 
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