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September 10, 2015
The world-famous Appalachian Trail is getting a lot of attention lately, from the release of the film “A Walk in the Woods,” based on author Bill Bryson’s 800-mile trek and starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, to a not-so-flattering Associated Press article about how some hikers are treating the trail.
September 1, 2015
Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film Eric DeMeulenaere guides Worcester high school students in the making of their documentary. What are the stories in people's lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere, assistant...
August 31, 2015
Clark University Professor Rosalie Torres Stone (with microphone) and students Donovan Snyder '17 and Jiawei Mao '15 presented Dr. Matilde Castiel, with a check for $10,000 to aid with the work at Hector Reyes House.
August 28, 2015
Grant will support Nicole M. Overstreet, Ph.D., in examining the needs of those affected by intimate partner violence Nicole Overstreet, assistant professor of psychology at Clark University
August 24, 2015
Esri President Jack Dangermond presented Clark University alumna Safaa Karaki Aldwaik (M.A. '07, M.A. '10, Ph.D. '12) with the SAG Award at the Esri User Conference in San Diego, July 22. Pictured are Aldwaik, her daughter Samia, Dangermond, and Eng. Alaa Abu Ein, Deputy Mayor of Ramallah.
Clark alumnus donates rare Holocaust-era currency to the Strassler Center for faculty and student use
August 24, 2015
Clark University's Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies has acquired the Holocaust Numismatic Collection of Robert Messing '59, of Woodstock, New York, and is making it available to students and faculty for research and classroom use beginning next month.
July 30, 2015
For the second year in a row, Forbes has named Clark University as one the country's top 20 most entrepreneurial schools, appearing at No. 16 on its list of "Most Entrepreneurial Universities." The rankings appear in the August 17 print issue of Forbes. The list is based on the research universities' entrepreneurial ratios...
July 27, 2015
Clark's strong ties, student/faculty leadership, humanitarian aid expertise combine for lasting, meaningful support Members of the Clark University community gathered at the campus square for a candlelight vigil, songs and shared thoughts and planning as news unfolded about a massive earthquake in Nepal. Months have...
July 22, 2015
The Graduate School of Management and the International Development, Community, and Environment Department are proud to announce that two dual-degree graduate students have been chosen as Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps fellows this year. Christian Davies (MBA/MS-Environmental Science & Policy, ’16), and...
July 10, 2015
The 2014-2015 academic year saw Clark University computer science students make their debut at the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), described in their Fact Sheet as "the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world's universities." The...
Clark University student selected for Fulbright Summer Institute, expands research about Hadrian's Wall
June 19, 2015
Clark University undergraduate Hannah Kogut will spend a month in the U.K. this summer studying history as a Fulbright Summer Institute program participant.
June 17, 2015
Delight Gavor '16 received $10,000 award from Davis Projects for Peace to share her "Butterfly Effect Program" with Ghanaian schoolchildren
Nine undergraduates awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support creative projects on campus and abroad
June 11, 2015
Nine Clark University undergraduate students were recently awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support their pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects this summer and during the 2015–2016 academic year. Information about the students and their projects follows:
Prof. Taner Akçam receives ‘Heroes of Justice and Truth’ award during Armenian Genocide Centennial commemoration
May 28, 2015
Above, Professor Taner Akçam receives a “Heroes of Justice and Truth” award, May 9 in Washington, D.C. Clark University scholars long have been involved and outspoken about the Armenian Genocide. This spring in particular, as events of 1915 were commemorated and discussed at centenary events and among news media around...
May 20, 2015
Steve Steinbrecher '55 thanks Prof. Sharon Krefetz for her work with the Steinbrecher Fellowship Program. They retraced the footsteps of Jack Kerouac, provided support to victims of human trafficking in Albania, and harvested the eggs from threespine stickleback fish. They learned how to reclaim scorched earth, and...
May 18, 2015
Matt Goldman, co-founder of the iconic Blue Man Group and of the Blue School in Manhattan and a Clark University alumnus, delivers the commencement address, May 17. Goldman described the process of launching Blue Man Group as "ordinary people collaborating to achieve extraordinary results."
May 6, 2015
The headline on the Sept. 6, 2004, cover of Forbes magazine was hardly subtle. "CRUSHING RADIO" it declaimed. Then the subhead: "Sick of stupid ads, stale playlists & schlock jocks? No wonder XM Satellite is making waves." Three images illustrated the sentiment. Aboom box, a sledgehammer, and Hugh Panero '78, then...
May 6, 2015
JANICE CULPEPPER ‘77 remembers visiting a one-room hospital in Tanzania, with 30 children crammed onto five twin beds. Their mothers slept on the dusty floor, standing guard as their babies lay hooked up to IVs, receiving medicine to keep them alive. She knows better than anyone that this scene is duplicated in hundreds of...
May 6, 2015
Sport psychologist Dr. Joel Fish '75 helps athletes succeed in the most competitive arena of all — the mind Specifically, the player was having trouble hitting free throws in the last two minutes of games. Rather than analyze his technique, as a coach would do, Fish chose an alternate route. He created a routine for the...
May 1, 2015
Midway through this year’s National Basketball Association season, sport psychologist Dr. Joel Fish ’75 received a visit from a player mired in a slump. “I'm just feeling really tense on the court,” Fish remembers the player saying. “I'm not relaxed.” Dr. Joel Fish ’75
April 22, 2015
Duncan Hardy '16 and Eli Goldman '16
April 21, 2015
On April 8, Clark University graduate students came together to celebrate and showcase the work of 65 of their peers across ten of the University’s graduate departments and divisions. An annual event, the Graduate Student Multidisciplinary Conference (MDC) includes oral presentations as well as a poster session. Open to...
April 20, 2015
Hosts and organizers greet attendees at Clark University's first TEDx event, April 11 in Razzo Hall. The Global Scholars Program at Clark University, in collaboration with administration, faculty and student volunteers, executed a daylong TEDx event on April 11 that brightened a long-awaited sunny spring day with a...
April 15, 2015
Ten years after graduating from Clark, Doug Martung ’05, who goes by the stage name Voli, is blazing his own path through the music industry. I spoke with him about where he’s been, where he’s going and how his time at Clark has impacted his music. Your music is a hybrid of rap, rock, hip-hop and pop. Have you always had...