Clark in the News

Men's basketball Coach Paul Phillips
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette's Jennifer Tolland wrote about Clark men's basketball Coach Paul Phillips in an April 5 column. Phillips received the Worcester Area College Basketball Association's Paul N. Johnson Award for contributions to Worcester area basketball last Sunday. Here, an excerpt from that column:
Wild and Scenic Film Festival poster
An article from MassLive.com discusses how a branch of the upcoming Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be held April 23 at Clark in conjunction with Earth Week. Here, an excerpt from that article:
Clark University alumna Summer L. Williams '01, M.A.Ed. '02 is quoted in a WBUR The ARTery story about whether the Boston theater scene is making progress against a trend identified in an in-progress Wellesley College study on gender gaps in key theater positions nationwide.
This article from the Worcester Business Journal highlights the acquisition of Skyscope, a video production business started by Clark alumni Gabe Gerzon ’11, M.S.P.C. ’12, Sam Shepler ’11, M.S.P.C.’12 and Alex Dunn ’11, M.B.A. ’12, by public relations firm Matter Communications of Newburyport. Here, an excerpt:
Supreme Court Building
Philly.com quoted Gary Chaison, professor of industrial relations, in a March 30 story about a Supreme Court case regarding unions:
In an article from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Mark Sullivan writes about the new restaurant being started by Clark alums Victoria Mariano '08 and her business partner Aditya 'Adi' Tibrewal, MBA '05. Here, an excerpt:
Clark sociology Professor Deborah M. Merrill spoke with Lavender Magazine's Shane Lueck in this article published March 31:
Clark University Professors Valerie Sperling and Robert G. Boatright spoke with WMNF's Rob Lorei on March 31. Here, an excerpt from that broadcast:
In this article published on Yahoo Finance, "It seems distance does not make the heart grow fonder – especially if you're between the ages of 18 and 35. A new survey shows nearly half of millennials have relocated as adults to a new city or state due to matters of the heart." 
Regardless of what you ask Charles Gould [’08], you’re bound to get a humorous response. … Gould’s foray into comedy continued at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he started studying psychology while trying to figure out why Bay Staters care so much about baseball. After deciding that psychology...
… In undertaking this project, [pianist David] Kaplan joins a growing number of mostly younger pianists like Benjamin Hochman and Matan Porat seeking ways to enliven presentations of the standard repertoire.
Features a profile of Michelle Loranger ’97, executive director of the Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County. Education/background: Bachelor’s degree in social and rehabilitation services and sociology from Assumption College and a master’s degree in public administration from Clark University. Have been in the...
Lori Sustek [’03], of Tewksbury, was named state director of community-based programs for Massachusetts and New Hampshire at Youth Villages New England, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and their families live successfully. … Sustek has a bachelor’s degree from Clark University and a Master of...
Being in a rock band is probably one of the few fantasies everyone has had at some point in their lives. Who wants a regular 9-5 job when you can just rock? But as Aussie legends AC/DC put it, making it as a band is anything but easy. And when the harsh realities of Bangladesh add to it, the ride remains anything but...
Are your kids stressed out? Are they stressing you out? Maybe Clark University professor of psychology Wendy Grolnick can help. … Grolnick is one of the nation’s leading parenting researchers and has conducted studies on how parents influence their children's motivation and success. ‘Pressured Parents, Stressed-Out Kids...
Fresno State’s Armenian Studies program will host an international conference on the Armenian Genocide at the university’s campus on Friday and Saturday, the Fresno Bee reports. … Friday features presentation by Varak Ketsamanian of the University of Chicago, Anna Aleksanyan of Clark University in Massachusetts and...
Clark University’s George Perkins Marsh Institute will host ‘Science, Democracy and Scientists as Citizens,’ a talk by Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists at 12:15 p.m. March 24 in the Grace Conference Room, first floor of the Higgins University Center...
Growing up just two years apart, brothers Everett and Conor Walsh had always competed on the same team, whether it was Little League, American Legion or the Barnstable High School baseball team. Other than in an inter-squad game or maybe the occasional Whiffle ball game in the back yard, Everett never faced his younger...
Long a fixture and enthusiast for the Worcester arts scene,Tina Zlody poured that enthusiasm and support of the city into co-founding stART on the Street in 2002. … Zlody's also the events coordinator for the Performing Arts Department at Clark University. The YWCA Central Massachusetts recognizes Zlody with its...
This week was a week I was able to get away a little from thinking about the presidential election and focus on things I take a little pride in. … Robert Goddard [A.M. 1910, Ph.D. 1911] grew up in Worcester and launched his first rocket on March 16, 1926, from a family farm in Auburn. His work was the starting point of...
Money talks, but can it motivate your boss? WBZ business reporter Jeff Brown finds the power of dollar bills are limited in the workplace. … ‘It’s not just the compensation package, they need to make sure managers have fulfilling work,’ says Professor Laura Graves at Worcester’s Clark University.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is wading more deeply in the presidential contest, saying she plans to get behind a Democratic candidate for president but added it's too early to discuss whether she would be open to joining the ticket as the candidate for vice president. … On Monday, Warren ratcheted up her criticism of the...
The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs hosted a discussion Tuesday titled ‘The 2016 Presidential Election and the Hispanic Vote’ on the growing importance of Hispanics and Latinos in U.S. politics. … The Latino population has often been considered a “sleeping giant,” said Heather Silber Mohamed,...
…According to two separate, recent studies, [Worcester] is home to nearly 32,000 foreign-born citizens. That’s about 21 percent of its 181,045 residents — no insignificant number. Between 2007-2012, the Department of State reported 2,196 refugees resettling in Worcester.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave Clark University’s annual Lee Gurel [’48] lecture on Monday at the university immediately preceding a symposium focusing on urban education and federal law, and the nationally-known Democratic politician drew applause and amens from a crowd eager to hear her plans on improving urban...

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