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October 1, 2010
Clark University’s long-running Difficult Dialogues initiative presents a fall symposium titled  “Slowing in a Wired World” that offers opportunities to slow down, examine, and perhaps try going “unplugged” in a culture of information overload, constant connectivity and work and personal pressures.
September 24, 2010
President David P. Angel acknowledges the audience at his inauguration. Under sunny skies, David P. Angel was sworn in as Clark University’s ninth president today, Sept. 24 The ceremony drew hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends under a tent set up on the campus green, as well as students who sat on...
September 24, 2010
Sociology Prof. Robert J. S. Ross and graduate student Laura Faulkner ’10 The recession has taken its toll on many American households as jobs disappear and families reel under harsh financial circumstances.
September 24, 2010
A pre-Inaugural dinner was held (Sept. 23) in the beautifully "dressed up" Dolan Field House at Clark.
September 23, 2010
Cynthia Abramson Nikitin ’81 speaks at the first of the Inaugural Symposium series, "Sustainability in the 21st Century." Cynthia Abramson Nikitin ’81 held up the package that had contained the Philadelphia Cream Cheese she’d spread on her bagel that morning. The label, she noted, said the cream cheese had been made with...
September 22, 2010
Desserts are enjoyed at the Passport Dinner's Austria buffet in the Higgins University Center.
September 20, 2010
Clark and Worcester will close a short section of Downing Street to create a pedestrian plaza. Clark President David Angel and Worcester City Manager Michael O’Brien announced Monday (Sept. 20) that the University and the city will pursue the closing of a short section of Downing Street, from Florence Street to Woodland...
September 13, 2010
September 9, 2010
Paul S. Ropp, research professor of history at Clark University, recently published “China in World History” (Oxford University Press 2010). The book is a compact history of Chinese political, economic, and cultural life, ranging from the origins of civilization in China to the beginning of the 21st century. “China has...
September 9, 2010
Clark University will celebrate the formal installation of David P. Angel as its ninth president during a public Presidential Inauguration ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on the campus green. “Clark University is a special place where faculty members engage in cutting-edge scholarship and meaningful...
September 8, 2010
Ali Fedotowsky '06 and Roberto Martinez, center, pose with fans. Clark University alumna Ali Fedotowsky visited campus on Sept. 7, invited by students to talk about her experiences as the recent star of the ABC-TV “The Bachelorette” reality show. She also introduced her fiancé Roberto Martinez to a crowd of about 200...
September 3, 2010
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded a grant of $451,000 to Clark Labs in support of their current work with Google.org in the development of on-line tools for REDD projects. REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, is a climate change mitigation strategy that offers developing...
September 1, 2010
Physics Prof. Charles Agosta shows Jeffrey Simon, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office director, Machflow technology under development.
August 30, 2010
Clark University President David P. Angel announces the appointment of Davis W. Baird as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
August 24, 2010
The fact that Clark is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education is no secret; Clark’s quality speaks for itself. Still, it can be interesting each year to check out further recognition of the University’s strengths in some of the world’s premier college guides and rankings publications. Here is a...
August 23, 2010
Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has struck a national chord with his studies on “emerging adulthood,” a term he’s coined to describe the phenomenon of young men and women delaying their commitment to careers and relationships.
August 23, 2010
Prof. Colin Polsky introduces a workshop on how to effectively communicate scientific research, held July 21-22 at Clark. The public’s increasing lack of understanding and growing distrust of science has become apparent to many, from members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences to the casual talk-radio...
August 20, 2010
Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, has been awarded the Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement in Peace Studies Award, by the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA).
August 17, 2010
Clark University’s academic quality and financial value earned a No. 41 ranking  among the top 50 schools named in the Great Schools, Great Prices category of the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released today (Aug. 17) by the U.S. News Media Group. Clark also is included among the Best National Universities,...
August 13, 2010
A renewed federal effort to fix the nation’s stalled nuclear waste program is focusing so much on technological issues that it fails to address the public mistrust and lack of credibility hampering storage and disposal efforts, say Clark University scientists in a policy forum paper published in the latest issue of the...
August 13, 2010
Clark University sits high in the top third of Forbes’ annual “America's Best Colleges” report, occupying spot #161 among the 610 schools recognized this year. Forbes conducts its rankings with research from the Center for College Affordability & Productivity, and also presents results as offering a “student’s point of...
August 6, 2010
One could say Wednesday, August 4, was a pivotal day for Clark senior William A. Adams III, of Augusta, Maine, and the work he has done this summer during an internship funded by Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Adams, who has been interning at Equality California in Fresno, Calif.,...
August 4, 2010
Clark is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the college guidebook, "The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition" (Random House $22.99), released yesterday by The Princeton Review and it is one of 218 institutions listed on its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "...
July 19, 2010
Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) has partnered with the Peace Corps’ Fellows/USA program. At the GSOM, returned Peace Corps volunteers can work toward an MBA degree in a variety of concentrations, including social change. The social change track is comprised of courses in social entrepreneurship,...
July 19, 2010
Clark University scholars are participants at the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna (July 18 to 23). The theme of the conference, which is expected to draw more than 25,000 attendees, is “Rights Here, Right Now.” Convened by the International AIDS Society, the biennial international conference...

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