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February 9, 2011
Prof. SunHee Kim Gertz Clark University English Professor SunHee Kim Gertz used a different approach last fall when she taught her Introduction to Graduate Studies seminar, adding a requirement that paved the way for her students to achieve on a level usually reserved for Ph.D. candidates. Professor Gertz added to her...
February 7, 2011
Students receive their master’s degrees in November at Astrakhan State University in Russia. Commencement officials included, front row, l-r: Dan Nicholes, acting director of COPACE graduate programs (Clark), Alexander P. Lunyov, chancellor (ASU), Paula David, vice president of Marketing and Communications (Clark), Thomas...
February 7, 2011
Read: Sometimes you google a name and wind up disappointed that the person doesn't live up to his advance billing. And then there's Aaron Richard Golub '64.
February 4, 2011
Heather Mooney '11 Clark University senior Heather A. Mooney, of Waltham, will gain experience in the art of advocacy as a delegate to the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meetings to be held from Feb. 22 to March 4 at the U.N. headquarters in New York City. She is one of only 23 women students...
February 3, 2011
IDCE Director William Fisher is interviewed as a panelist at the Global Health Council’s aids2031 book launch on Jan. 13, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Experts in the long battle against HIV/AIDS gathered in Tilton Hall on Jan. 19 to offer hope that the world now stands at the midpoint of the disease’s global march...
February 1, 2011
Clark University ranks No. 18 on the Peace Corps 2011 rankings of colleges and universities in the small size category. There are currently seventeen (17) undergraduate alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers. This is the second time that Clark University has made the national rankings; the first time was in 2007.
January 27, 2011
Harrington Public Affairs Fellows Matt Diamond ’12, Amelia Najjar ’12 and Sonya Grabowski in Washington, D.C. Undergraduate political science majors Sonya Grabowski ’11, Matt Diamond ’12, and Amelia Najjar ’12 were awarded Harrington Public Affairs Fellowships to attend special academic seminars in Washington, D.C....
January 27, 2011
Clark University will present “The Shifting American Political Landscape,” a lecture by veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Razzo Hall, at the Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street.
January 26, 2011
Clark President David Angel (standing, third from right) joins TOPICS students and sponsors, including All Points Limousine, outside the University’s main gate on Main Street, Jan. 19. (Photo: Champo Mapulanga '13) The Clark University student anti-violence organization TOPICS (Training, Outreach, Prevention,...
January 21, 2011
Clark's 2010-2011 recruitment poster features an upside-down Zachary Meager '12. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in five marketing and communications categories in the 2011 CASE District I Communications Awards. Competing against colleges and universities...
January 20, 2011
Clark University’s long-running Difficult Dialogues initiative announces its spring symposium, “Who Cares? Religion and Compassion,” which begins next week. “Who Cares? Religion and Compassion" comprises a film series, exhibitions, talks, panels and community conversations that examine how compassion is nurtured,...
January 20, 2011
Professor Devon Carbado, of UCLA, will deliver the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation lecture, “After Obama: three ‘Post-Racial’ Challenges,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 24, in Tilton Hall of the Higgins University Center, 950 Main Street. Professor Carbado’s lecture will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King,...
January 11, 2011
Clark University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Davis Baird has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This year, 503 members have been awarded this honor, which is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of distinguished efforts to advance...
January 10, 2011
"AIDS: Taking a Long Term View" is the much anticipated report from the aids2031 Consortium, a worldwide group of AIDS scientists, health officials, activists, and experts who have come together to look at the global AIDS response 30 years after the disease was first reported and recommend the best way forward over the...
January 7, 2011
Retired Clark president Richard Traina has been renowned for building partnerships in some of the unlikeliest places. He forged ties between his university and the surrounding neighborhood, whose relationship was often troubled, and between Worcester’s business and academic communities, which regarded each other with...
December 22, 2010
An innovative student-sponsored idea to turn one of the rooftops of an existing building on the Clark University campus “green” has been chosen as the winner of this year’s U-Reka: The Big Idea Contest, an annual contest sponsored by Clark’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) program.  Other ideas that received...
December 17, 2010
Clark University students completing a fall semester course titled “The Sustainable University” recently made a public presentation of their final research projects, revealing issues and posing solutions to Clark’s role in sustainable practices on campus and beyond. This course, which includes undergraduates and also...
December 13, 2010
Clark University has received a $260,338 grant to support key components of its Liberal Education and Effective Practice Initiative (LEEP), a multi-year, campus-wide program that aims to re-invent traditional, undergraduate liberal education. The grant was received from the Davis Educational Foundation, established by...
December 8, 2010
Watch: Nicholas Carr, author of "The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains," discussed the ways in which our online existence is rewiring our minds, replacing deep thought with information overload, and overruling attentiveness with a steady stream of interruptions and distractions.
December 6, 2010
Pausing for a photo hours before leaving for Mexico are (clockwise, from top): Professor of Geography Dianne Rocheleau, Celine Grisi, Ashley Trull, Robert Huttick, and (center) Callista Perry. Not pictured is Jordan Reeves.
December 3, 2010
Noted education author and historian Diane Ravitch tugged on “Superman’s” cape, and declared the public education system under siege during a compelling presentation that drew a standing ovation from a packed house at Tilton Hall on Dec. 1. Ravitch delivered the inaugural Dr. Lee Gurel ’48 Lecture, jointly sponsored by the...
December 2, 2010
Clark University graduate students Jody Russell Manning, Elizabeth P. Anthony and recent graduate Angela L. Woodmansee are spending the 2010-11 academic year studying abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The three scholars were selected on the basis of academic or professional achievements, as well as for...
November 19, 2010
Diane speaks at the NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly, New Orleans, where she received the Friend of Education Award, July 6, 2010. Photo by Kevin Lock/NEA.
November 19, 2010
David Lisak spoke at Tilton Hall in the Higgins University Center, Nov. 16. The Clark Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program brought David Lisak, the pre-eminent expert on rape and sexual assault on college campuses, to Clark University on November 16. “Let’s stop using the term date rape,” Lisak urged an audience in...

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