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Generate New Ideas and Solve Problems Creatively at Next Clarkson University Science Cafe

"Creativity: Generate New Ideas and Solve Problems Creatively!" will be presented by Dana M. Barry of Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) at the next Clarkson University Science Café on Tuesday, October 7, at 7:15 p.m. in the Park View Common Room, above the Blackbird Cafe, 107 Main St. in Canton, N.Y., and on Wednesday, October 8, at 7:15 p.m. in the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room in Potsdam, N.Y.

Dana M. BarryToday, there is concern about the sustainability of our global society. In order to adapt and survive, it is necessary for us to become creative problem solvers. Join Barry as she discusses creativity and her international program to promote creative thinking. Come participate in some exciting mental exercises and activities to help develop your creative-thinking skills!

Science Cafes bring together engineers, scientists and townspeople in a relaxed, informal setting, such as coffeehouses and pubs. The speaker makes a short presentation about a topic in his or her field, and then opens up the floor to discussion.

Find out more about Clarkson's Science Cafe at

E-mail Daniel ben-Avraham at with any questions or suggestions for future Science Cafe topics.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

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