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October 11, 2010
Clark University President David P. Angel recently announced the appointment of Professor Douglas Little as the first holder of the new Robert H. and Virginia N. Scotland Endowed Chair in History and International Relations at Clark University and the appointment of Professor of Political Science Sharon Krefetz as the next...
October 11, 2010
A gathering at Clark University on October 24 Recognizes the Key Role of Central Massachusetts in Addressing Climate Change The Massachusetts Climate Action Network, along with the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise and the George Perkins Marsh Institute of Clark University, announce that the Ninth Annual Climate...
October 10, 2010
A new international study in the journal Nature reveals that global water evaporation from land and plants has been weakening over the last decade, as the soil dries up in many southern regions.  The study suggests that limitation in moisture supply in the Southern Hemisphere has contributed to falling rates of...
October 7, 2010
Read: As World War II raged, Clark’s first women athletes brought their ‘A’ game to campus
October 7, 2010
A photo accompanying a Clark Diaries post by Sarah Surprenant '13 titled, "BEING SICK ON CAMPUS: what to do when you find yourself under the weather."
October 5, 2010
United Way of Central Massachusetts, in partnership with Clark University, the Worcester Educational Collaborative, Main South Community Development Corporation, Worcester Public Schools and the Office of City of Worcester Mayor Joseph O’Brien, is the recipient of a Promise Neighborhoods Planning Grant recently awarded by...
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 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,...