To expand understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystems, New York’s economy and quality of life.

Beacon Institute nominee Allison Montroy receives Open Space Institute Barnabas McHenry Hudson River Valley Award

Clarkson University student to integrate Hudson River real-time data, digital art & science for new Beacon exhibit. Read more...

Clarkson University student to integrate Hudson River real-time data, digital art & science for new Beacon exhibit. Read more...

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

A hybrid online and in-person Clarkson Master of Science in Engineering Management for working professionals. 
Learn more and apply! 

The Big Picture

Learn how Beacon Institute of Clarkson University puts research, education and policy to work, expanding the understanding of waterways for the benefit of human health, ecosystem restoration, economic development and quality of life. 

Upcoming Events

Walk & Talk | CEIE
Denning's Point History Walk
Saturday, July 9, 10am

CEIE
199 Dennings Ave, Beacon
Register online

Beacon Institute'’s history guide Karen Gell reveals the rich and enduring history of Denning'’s Point.

Science Cafe: The Role of Holes in Climate Change: A Futuristic Drama
Thursday July 21, 2016 7pm

The Hop Bar/Restaurant, Beacon

Clarkson University Professor of Chemistry Mario Wriedt presents a 'futuristic drama' where advanced porous materials, X-ray diffraction and alternative fuels play a critical role in saving the world's marine ecosystems from the effects of ocean acidification and climate change. Food and drinks available for purchase.

WOW! | CEIE

Herps of the Hudson
Saturday July 30, 2016 10am


CEIE 199 Dennings Ave, Beacon

What's a herp you ask? Short for herpetology, which is the study of reptiles and amphibians. Meet live herps like snakes and skinks and explore how New York native species live and work for nature in your back yard with Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Environmental Educator Megan Hoffman.