Clark in the News

Worcester, home to more than 35,000 immigrants, is embracing and supporting a 2,500-person Mandaean community seeking to deepen its ties to the city, according to a recent Boston Globe article.
President David Angel, members of the Board of Trustees and other Clark community members celebrated Thursday's opening of the new Alumni and Student Engagement Center on Main Street. An article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette chronicles the University's first major construction project across the street from...
Gary Chaison, professor of industrial relations at Clark University, is quoted in a Reuters story about America's white- and blue-collar workers feeling angry about  globalization's impact on jobs and income — and how those feelings might be expressed at the polls this fall. Here, an excerpt:
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette interviewed officials from area colleges and universities, including Clark University, about the impact of terrorism on students' study abroad plans. Below, an excerpt:
Sam Shepler '11, M.S.P.C. '12, Gabe Gerzon '11, M.S.P.C. '12, and Alex Dunn '11, M.B.A. '12 talk to the Worcester Business Journal Online about the founding of their media production company Skyscope in 2012 — and the company's recent acquisition by Matter Communication of Boston. Below, an excerpt:
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette recently launched a "Faculty Forum" to showcase "local perspectives on important issues from the faculties of the many institutions of higher education in Worcester and Central Massachusetts."
While many people will attend next week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, there will be a few prominent party figures — the Bush family, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, U.S. Sen. John McCain and Ohio Gov. John Kasich — skipping the event expected to nominate presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Supreme Court Building
In a podcast for New Books Network, Robert Boatright, professor of pol
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett's work on emerging adulthood was mentioned in a recent post on Psychology Today's Psych Unseen blog.
The growing effort toward raising the minimum wage in the United States to $15 an hour — which has already happened in several locations — is leading to an examination of labor laws that date back nearly a century, according to a Christian Science Monitor article.
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported on local reaction to the Supreme Court's rejection of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs.
UMassMedNow, the online publication of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, highlighted the members of its 2016 Summer Enrichment Program, including Clark University's Iva Hoxha '17.
Mary Jane Rein, executive director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, and Thomas Kühne, Strassler Professor of Holocaust History and director of the Strassler Center, explored the question of whether Republican presidential candidate Donald is a "fascist or demagogue" as part...
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette covered the Healthy Men and Boys summit, held at Clark University for the first time last week. The T&G quoted Clark Psychology Professor Michael E. Addis, an expert in men's health. Here, an excerpt:
Vladimir Putin on horseback
Why do we see so many images of Vladimir Putin on a motorcycle or bare-chested, on horseback? And why did 12 young women at Moscow State University pose provocatively, Victoria's Secret style, for a calendar celebrating the Russian leader's birthday in 2011?
In a commentary published on NPR's 13.7 Cosmos and Culture blog, Clark University research scientist Bill Lynn expressed his concerns about an idea to release thousands of genetically engineered mice to fight the spread of Lyme disease on
What are this year's House and Senate primaries telling us about the health of our political system? Did Donald Trump kill the Tea Party? Those are two of the questions Robert Boatright, associate professor of political science, asks and answers in a contribution to The Conversation.
The Boston Globe called upon the expertise of Clark University's Gary N. Chaison, professor of industrial relations, for an article about a scheduled one-day nurses strike at Brigham and Women's Hospital on June 27.
HERO (Human-Environment Regional Observatory) Fellows for 2016 at Clark University
Five student researchers in Clark University's Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) program are checking the health of trees replanted by the Worcester Tree Initiative in Worcester, Holden and other towns after the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) invasion, the Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports.
A Huffington Post writer asked this question in a headline Wednesday: "If Trump is winning, why aren't congressional Republicans losing primaries?" His post sought to answer the question and drew upon the expertise of Robert Boatright, associate professor of
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette featured the release of data profiles for 27 Gateway Cities — "the smaller cities scattered across Massachusetts where residents’ income and educational achievements fall below state benchmarks"— by Clark University's Mosakow
Worcester has won $475,000 from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in the second round of the Working Cities Challenge, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Accelerated degree programs at Worcester colleges and universities — and the value they offer — were highlighted in a recent Worcester Business Journal article. William Fisher, dean of graduate studies and associate provost, discussed Clark's program, which has been offered since 1994. Here, an excerpt:
Clark University graduate student Lelani Williams' idea to create a woman-managed solar cooker production business was featured in Providence Business News. In the article, Williams mentions seeing Associate Professor Jude Fernando, with whom she traveled to Haiti in 2015, use a solar cooker to make a meal.  “People...

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