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pop education - Clark University
November 7, 2017
Clark University’s new interdisciplinary major, Community, Youth and Education Studies (CYES), housed in the Education Department, is among the models singled out in a nationwide project highlighting innovative academic programs that empower graduates for civic and social responsibility.
Sun-Hee Gertz, right, stands and poses with her husband, Uwe Gertz
November 9, 2017
“Since third grade, I knew I would be a professor. I just didn't know of what. In fact, I didn't know which field would become my area of specialization until my first year of Ph.D. studies. Moving from chemistry to philosophy to art to literature, I finally decided on comparative literature with a focus on Western...
Four NOAA Fellows stand on campus green
November 9, 2017
Clark University’s 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fellows returned to campus this fall after a summer of research in Massachusetts and Maryland. Their faculty mentors and other attendees honored the four undergraduates at a lunch this week on campus.
Jonas Clark Building - Clark University
November 17, 2017
Clark University has earned an overall grade of an “A” in the 2018 edition of Niche’s Best Colleges In America and received stellar marks in several categories from academics, to value, to campus dining and housing.
Frank Abell reaches for a glass chemistry tube on a shelf
December 1, 2017
Frank Abell remembers the day his son visited his office on the first floor of Arthur M. Sackler Sciences Center. Abell, Clark University’s laboratory manager/chemical safety officer, sat at his desk amid filing cabinets and boxes of supplies as students and professors rotated through. Undergraduates sought to buy white...
Erika Schaper standing in the jungle in the Philippines
December 4, 2017
Since 1893, most biologists have accepted Dollo’s law, named for the Belgian paleontologist who hypothesized that evolution moves forward, never reversing. A living organism doesn’t regain a trait — an inherited characteristic, like a tail or limb – lost during its evolutionary development, Louis Dollo suggested. About...
Charline Kirongozi speaks to another student at Clark University's Fall Fest 2017
December 8, 2017
Charline Kirongozi ’18 brings multiple perspectives to her political science studies at Clark University. A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo who grew up in Portland, Maine, Kirongozi draws from her personal experiences while also learning from others. If there’s a common thread to her research, it’s that she...
Olivia Barksdale sitting on a rock in the middle of a stream
December 8, 2017
Problems of Practice (POP) courses at Clark University allow undergraduate students to gain internship-like experience outside the classroom.
Kevin Wesley standing in doorway in office
December 14, 2017
Kevin Wesley is a former journalist who knows how to open a story. So when he places a pair of Fiat Lux salt and pepper shakers on the table while being interviewed, he’s well aware he has just supplied the writer with the perfect lead. “You’re welcome,” he laughs.
January 27, 2009
Read: Caring for a suicidal patient led Professor Michael Addis to study and develop treatment for men with depression.
April 6, 2009
"Surge in Economic Refugees Will Test Community Resources"
January 26, 2009
Organizers of Clark's annual International Gala, sponsored by the International Students Association, talk about plans for this year's gala.
May 24, 2010
Maggie Small '10 talks about her work with the Worcester Tree Initiative, which is taking steps to repopulate local trees destroyed by the Asian Longhorned Beetle.
September 17, 2010
Watch: HERO Program Director Colin Polsky discusses how the program provides the Fellows with important opportunities for professional development.
November 14, 2012
Read: New York Times’ food editorialist Mark Bittman '71 offers a sane response to an American diet flirting with madness.
January 29, 2009
After acquiring the St. Louis Bread company in 1993, Ron Shaich '76 had a vision for something different-the now highly popular Panera Bread restaurants.
February 26, 2009
Social entrepreneur Yasmin Bowers tirelessly works to consciously re-establish the ravaged infrastructure and community of post-Katrina New Orleans.
February 26, 2009
Read: Darius Shirzadi co-founded an organization that uses a passion for soccer to promote educational opportunity and help at-risk kids excel in school.
February 26, 2009
Read: High school teacher Chad Malone inspires his students to believe in themselves, trust others and find the courage to reach high for their futures.
April 26, 2010
Read: Marian Leighton Levy ’70 wandered the country in pursuit of the heart and soul of Americana music...
March 1, 2010
Watch: An overview of Clark University, its students and faculty.
February 1, 2010
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April 28, 2010
Read: Barry Lazar loves telling a good story. There's the one about the panhandlers who patrol the sidewalk outside Schwartz's Deli in Montreal...
November 29, 2010
Watch: Abby Kaminski '11 is researching the impact of suburban lawn care practices on the local environment and writing a storybook to educate kids about these issues.

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