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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 25, 2012
"We Owe Allegiance to No Crown," John Archibald Woodside. Oil on canvas, c. 1814. Sidney Hart, M.A. ’69, Ph.D. ’73, recalls that when history professor George Billias perceived that something wasn’t quite right, the pitch of his voice would rise as he delivered a proposed solution. So it was when Hart was writing his...
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June 20, 2012
Watch: Barbara Dyer '73 talks about translating values into action at the Hitachi Foundation.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 14, 2012
A new initiative aims to build a grand tree of life that will bring together everything scientists know about how all living things are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. Clark University professor and fungal evolutionary biologist David Hibbett is one of the scientists erecting the tree — research...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 13, 2012
Clark is among six universities chosen to work with Boston College’s proprietary MediaKron digital instruction platform and will participate in the most extensive educational technology initiative in BC history. Following a nationwide request for proposals, BC's Office of Academic Technology invited faculty from six...
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June 11, 2012
Listen: Chelsea Massachusetts City Manager Jay Ash '83 talks about his path from Clark to city government.
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June 4, 2012
Watch: Ron Walter '71 talks about what led him from chemistry to a career in journalism.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 31, 2012
A new multi-campus partnership involving some of Worcester’s leading colleges will boost efforts to save energy and reduce carbon emissions through innovative technical, financial, and human solutions. Clark University, the College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have partnered with National Grid and...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 23, 2012
Boston City Councilor Michael Ross ’93 recounts the opportunities he was given at Clark. The world opened up for Michael Ross ’93 the day he arrived in Hughes Hall as a first-year student in 1989. The kid from a working-class Boston family found himself becoming fast friends with students who hailed from Pakistan,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 20, 2012
Clark University celebrated its 108th Commencement on Sunday, May 20.  Degrees were granted to 1,092 graduates:  546 baccalaureate, 520 masters, and 26 doctoral. Carol Geary Schneider, the president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), delivered the Commencement address. AAC&U is the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 17, 2012
Liza Grandia, assistant professor at Clark University, finds it difficult to look at the coffee, bananas or sausage on her breakfast table without thinking about the territorial plight of the nearly one million people that make up Q'eqchi’ Maya, Guatemala's second largest indigenous group, a group she has followed for...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 16, 2012
David Angel Clark University President David Angel has entered the blogosphere, writing about the issues affecting higher education, on the national news site The Huffington Post. His first blog makes the case for the value of a college education in a challenging and fluid economy, and he notes how universities are...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 15, 2012
The “Now” generation says “Wait” - New Clark poll reveals fast-moving emerging adults won’t skip college and view it as ultimate success ticket. Despite the rising cost of tuition, more than 80 percent of emerging adults ages 18 to 29 agree that one of the most important keys to success in life is a college education,...
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May 15, 2012
Watch: Clark and Woodland Academy join forces on a recycling program.
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May 14, 2012
Watch: Hear from one undergraduate playwright about Clark's New Play Festival.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 10, 2012
The Peace Corps has welcomed Clark University’s International Development, Community & Environment (IDCE) department to its Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program, a graduate fellowship that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) and places them in degree-related, professional internships in...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 10, 2012
From left: Elizabeth Guarino ’13, Lavar Thomas ’13, Paris Prince MBA ’13, Caitlin Fleck ’12 and Rian Watt ’14 pose for a photo at the National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) Conference. Five Clark University students and two faculty members attended and presented at the 40th annual conference of the National...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 9, 2012
The Steinbrecher Fellows 2012-13 pose with Stephen Steinbrecher ’55. Front row, from left to right, are Kulani S. Panapitiya Dias ’13, Tricia M. Labbe ’13, Stephen Steinbrecher ’55, Alexis L. Carlson ’13, Alina P. Michelewicz ’14, and Alison D. Berlent ’13. Back row, from left to right are Shane L.J. D’Lima ’14, Kristin M...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 8, 2012
James Salo Like most alumni facing a milestone reunion, James Salo '02, M.A. '03, is looking forward to catching up with friends and faculty he hasn't seen since his commencement. But Salo has an additional reason to anticipate Reunion 2012 — he will be honored with the annual Young Alumni Award. "It's really special,"...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 8, 2012
Tom and Joan Dolan If you were to read aloud the list of positions, awards and achievements that Tom Dolan ’62, M.A.Ed. ’63 compiled during his 42-year career at Clark University, you would first have to draw a deep breath. Indeed, just typing it could give you carpal tunnel syndrome. Regardless, here goes:
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 7, 2012
From left are the 2012 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows, all Clark juniors: Lauren Ziemer, Karissa Lear, Christina Geller, and Emily Sturdivant. (NOAA Fellow Audrey Seiz was unable to attend.) Mosakowski Institute Director James Gomes and Marsh Institute Director Robert Johnston joined the students and spoke at a special...
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May 7, 2012
Watch: Clark Professor Richard Peet answers the DevNet question: What '1 thing' could make international development efforts more effective?
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
May 3, 2012
Clark University computer science students presented projects at the New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium 2012 (NEUCS12) held at Brandies University on April 21. NEUCS 2012 brought together undergraduates in the computing sciences from universities, colleges, and community colleges in the New England area. The...
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May 2, 2012
Clark University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capstone is a rigorous course that teaches students to develop a business venture using what they have learned at Clark University. The spring 2012 competition had four teams competing for the title of Competition Winner. The teams spent the spring semester conceiving and...
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April 26, 2012
Watch: Senior Epidemiologist in the Office of Health and Safety, U.S. Department of Energy
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April 25, 2012
Read: Analyst at NewOak Capital, New York.

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