Clark in the News

There is little doubt that Donald Trump has added a level of coarseness to political discourse — hurling insults, calling names, even telling supporters to ‘knock the crap’ out of protesters and promising to foot the legal bills if they did. … But to hear folks like Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tell it, all of...
Voter sentiment looms large in the impending battle between President Barack Obama and the Republican-led Senate over a vacant Supreme Court seat…. The mood of the voters will decide whether Republicans block the nomination or allow a floor vote, Director of Clark University’s Law and Society Program Mark Miller told...
Wes Fillman chose a liberal arts college because he knew a great education would enhance his future. But he never could have imagined his early professional trajectory unfolding as it did.
Some people are born leaders, but that doesn’t mean they want to step into management roles at work. Just one-third of employees believe becoming a manager will advance their career, according to a survey by staffing consultants Addison Group. … "You cannot be a leader unless people are willing to follow you," says ...
Clark University sophomore Conor Walsh and brother Everett Walsh / Photo courtesy Cape Cod Times
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...
At or near the top of the long list of what makes Central Massachusetts an attractive alternative to other areas of the state and the country is its affordability.
Woodstock Academy welcomed Dr. Sarah Cushman as its third guest in a Genocide Speaker Series on March 7. Cushman is the head of educational programming at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University in Worcester. She has made it her mission to take a hard look at the Holocaust and examine...
Elizabeth Warren credited her own public school education with getting her to where she is today a senator fighting for all children to get a world class education. The senator from Massachusetts spoke at Clark University Monday morning in the sixth annual Gurel Lecture that focused on urban education.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose first job after college was as a special needs instructor for young children and who went on to teach aspiring lawyers at Harvard Law School, was in full history lesson mode today as she drew connections between the federal governments main education law and the civil rights struggles of the...
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a liberal superstar who has remained on the sidelines during the presidential race, said she is now getting more involved, spurred by the ugliness in the Republican race. "I'm getting more involved and I will get more involved as we head closer and closer to November.
A woman who is gay lives about an hour away from her mother. Yet she only visits her mother every seven years. The mother never mentions her daughters wife, whom she has never acknowledged as her daughter-in-law. There are no holiday gifts for the wife, and the mother never asks about their adopted child. Yet, the woman...
During his tenure as national editor of The Washington Post in the early 1970s, Ben H. Bagdikian embarked on two secret missions under very different circumstances. First, he obtained the Pentagon Papers for The Post, physically delivering them to the home of then-editor Benjamin C. Bradlee. The publication of the...
Photographer and filmmaker Stephen DiRado and composer Matthew Malsky will have a reception for their exhibition Jump-Devolve-Whisper at Clark University at 9:30 p.m. March 16. Their audio/visual installations feature large- and small-scale new films by DiRado and new sound compositions by Malsky. Both are Clark faculty...
From Education Week (March 2, 2016): Professor of Education Sarah Michaels co-authored this opinion piece, which begins, "The use of video as a tool for teacher professional learning or development is by no means a new idea. For several decades now video has helped teachers in important ways.
A woman looks happily at the camera
Use these strategies to rewire a lousy moodor even amp up a good one. Crack a grin. Even if its totally fake. Research out of Clark University in Worcester, Mass., revealed that smiling appears to activate the happiness centers of the brain. Here, Health.com writes about a different study found that smiling during a...
Cailley Culotta is a senior at Clark University. The Townsend resident served an internship with the Worcester Chamber Music Society Music Camp. Before camp began, the North Middlesex Regional High School graduate did lots of administrative tasks for the group. Culotta made a presentation about the experience at the...
The project-labor agreements themselves are one of the reasons why construction labor, in particular, is among the most powerful of unions, according to Gary N. Chaison, a professor of industrial relations at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. They're strong because they can control who enters into the profession, he...
Policymakers on Capitol Hill got a dire warning that climate change threatens food production, safety and affordability. Ed Carr, a professor of international development, community and environment at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., used wheat production in northwestern Europe and rice production in eastern Asia...
One of Thana Faroq's photos of women in Yemen.
And Thana Faroq [13] is proving it to audiences all over the world with her powerful photography. Thana explains that her art allows her to eliminate ignorance, educate and inspire, even during times of war. Born and raised in Yemen, Thana was granted a scholarship at the age of 16 to finish high school in Canada, where...
Sumer Shaikh [M.A./IDSC 15] authored this Huffington Post op-ed, which begins, "With every social calamity there is a reaction. The social calamity was not Paris or San Bernardino; it was what followed.

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