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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2012
Melissa Harris-Perry will deliver the President's Lecture, 'Black Is... Complicated,' on Feb. 13 The following events will take place during the month of February as part of Clark University’s Black History Month Celebration. The theme for the month’s programs — “Black is” — is both a statement and a question. It is...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 27, 2012
James McGovern Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s recent assertion that “corporations are people” helped renew discussion about the role of corporations in public life, and their ability to influence elections. The topic will be addressed in the panel discussion “Corporations are Not People: People’s Rights, Corporate...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 16, 2012
Kevin Powell Clark's 27th Annual MLK Celebration will feature a talk by author/activist Kevin Powell.  Powell will deliver “From Rosa Parks to Barack Obama: Civil Rights in America,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor of the Higgins University Center.
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January 6, 2012
Watch: Jill Dagilis M.P.A. '01 of the Worcester Community Action Council, discusses Project Playground with a Clarkie.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 5, 2012
Li-Young Lee is one of six poets profiled in the film 'Poetry of Resistence.' He took part in the Dec. 1 discussion on 'Creativity and Resilience.' “People have been trying to kill me since I was born.” The line opens “Immigrant Blues,” the autobiographical poem by Li-Young Lee that illuminates his family’s history of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 4, 2012
When Carly Simon sang about “anticipation” she could well have been referring to the college-acceptance process. In years past, a prospective student typically held vigil for months, waiting for the letter from the college of choice to arrive (a thick envelope usually signaled good news, because it included backup...
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January 3, 2012
Watch: John Kauer '67, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, traces his career path back to pivotal research experiences at Clark University.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
January 2, 2012
Mary-Kathryn (Katy) Cleminson '11 is coordinating a neighborhood playground renovation. Clark University’s Student Council has allocated $39,497 to renovate the playground on the corner of Florence and Downing Streets in Worcester. The money will support Project Playground, a campaign to create a safe and positive...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 28, 2011
The Fall 2011 issue of Clark's award-winning alumni magazine features Edwin Aldrin, Class of 1915. Clark University took home five awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) communications contest. CLARK alumni magazine was named best overall magazine in the 30,000-74,999 circulation...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 8, 2011
From left: Clark Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services Jack Foley, Clark Trustee Tony Tilton, Clark VP of Marketing and Communications Paula David, former Trustee James Harrington and his brother Francis A. Harrington Jr., at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester after the gift was...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 5, 2011
Prof. Michael Addis In his new book, “Invisible Men; Men’s inner lives and the consequences of silence” (2011, Times Books), Clark University Professor of Psychology Michael E. Addis draws on several years of his award-winning scientific research, as well as his own personal and clinical experience to describe an...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 1, 2011
A walrus "hauled out" in the northern Bering Sea. (Photo: Karen Frey) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its annual Arctic Report Card today, and no time might seem more crucial than now as the world grapples with the natural, physical and socio-political aspects of climate change. NOAA...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Clark University’s student chapter of the anti-poverty organization, ONE, will be celebrating World AIDS Day with several events this week, including a World AIDS Day celebration they hope will attract hundreds of students and members of the campus community.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 29, 2011
Did you know that humans aren't the only primates that will barter with one another to achieve some mutual benefit? (Capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees also recognize the value of a fair trade.) Or that various animal species, from insects to humans, spar over reproductive roles, with the “breeder” typically enjoying king-of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 28, 2011
Some of the tower structures created in Prof. Arshad Kudrolli's granular physics lab.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 21, 2011
Clark University will make the submission of standardized test scores an optional part of the admissions process, beginning with the class enrolling in Fall 2013. Clark’s decision to institute a test-optional policy follows an extensive study by the Office of Admissions and the Clark faculty. “By taking a holistic view of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 18, 2011
Sharon Bort ’14, Jenny Isler (Clark University Sustainability Coordinator), Heather Vaillette (Clark Dining Services general manager), and Anthony Oduro’12 attend the MassRecycle awards banquet Nov. 15.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 18, 2011
Students gathered during a recent trip to the St. Mary & St. Scholastica Monastery in Petersham, MA. Pictured, from left: Katie Friedman ’12, Shannon O’Neil ’11, Mike Keveny ’13, Katie Minnix ’12, Shannon Choquette ’12, Josh Bruckner ’11, Cynthia Henshaw (East Quabbin Land Trust), Sal DeCarli ’12, Jeremy Gerber ’12,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 17, 2011
 Clark University is singled out in the “Best Bets List” included in “The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford” (The Career Press, Inc. 2011), by Carol Stack and Ruth Vedvik. The authors—college admission officers with more than 70 years of experience between them—include...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 8, 2011
Aimee Guidera delivers the Gurel Lecture on Education In a world awash with information, where everyone from retailers to online dating services gathers, studies and deploys targeted data to improve performance, it stands to reason that the United States’ education system would make similar strides to boost student...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 7, 2011
Secretaries of State, leading activists also in final episode premiering Nov. 8 Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment and Women’s and Gender Studies, will appear in the finale of the acclaimed, five-part PBS series, “Women, War &...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 7, 2011
Jonas Clark Hall circa 1903. The buildings at Clark University tell stories that are steeped in history, touched by drama and even contain a dash of surprise. Did you know, for instance, that the gothic buildings framing the campus green on three sides were at one time meant to be joined by a fourth building that would...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 2, 2011
In his court case against Turkey, the European Court for Human Rights found that Turkey violated Prof. Taner Akcam's freedom of expression. The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 25 that a violation was committed against freedom of expression in the case of Clark University Professor Taner Akçam. Akçam, the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
November 2, 2011
Clark President David Angel and Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella discussed liberal arts education and “Livelihood and Vocation,” part of the Difficult Dialogues series fall 2011 symposium, Oct. 18. Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella, Clark President David Angel, faculty and students gathered...

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