Blogs

Hugh Panero ’78
May 6, 2015
The headline on the Sept. 6, 2004, cover of Forbes magazine was hardly subtle. "CRUSHING RADIO" it declaimed. Then the subhead: "Sick of stupid ads, stale playlists & schlock jocks? No wonder XM Satellite is making waves." Three images illustrated the sentiment. Aboom box, a sledgehammer, and Hugh Panero '78, then...
Janice Culpepper '77
May 6, 2015
JANICE CULPEPPER ‘77 remembers visiting a one-room hospital in Tanzania, with 30 children crammed onto five twin beds. Their mothers slept on the dusty floor, standing guard as their babies lay hooked up to IVs, receiving medicine to keep them alive. She knows better than anyone that this scene is duplicated in hundreds of...
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May 6, 2015
Sport psychologist Dr. Joel Fish '75 helps athletes succeed in the most competitive arena of all — the mind Specifically, the player was having trouble hitting free throws in the last two minutes of games. Rather than analyze his technique, as a coach would do, Fish chose an alternate route. He created a routine for the...
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April 22, 2015
Duncan Hardy '16 and Eli Goldman '16  
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April 15, 2015
Ten years after graduating from Clark, Doug Martung ’05, who goes by the stage name Voli, is blazing his own path through the music industry. I spoke with him about where he’s been, where he’s going and how his time at Clark has impacted his music. Your music is a hybrid of rap, rock, hip-hop and pop. Have you always had...
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April 6, 2015
By Abhijit Singh and Alex Turgeon "What is there to do in Worcester?" That was a common question we heard during Week One orientation, and it stuck with us. While Alex grew up in Holden, Mass., and had been able to experience all that Worcester had to offer, Abhijit was raised in Singapore, and had little knowledge of...
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November 19, 2014
Rebecca Kirszner Katz Rebecca Kirszner Katz '97, Special Advisor to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, might not be where she is today if she had attended another university. "Here's the thing about Clark," she says. "All my life I've struggled with learning disabilities. I went to a big public high school in...
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October 29, 2014
  For more than a century, if a science fiction book was read in a college classroom, it likely was hidden behind a textbook or secretly propped open under a desktop. These days, however, the popular genre is no longer an alien subject in academia.
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October 15, 2014
Read: How Jeffrey Lurie '73 went from sitting in the cheap seats to owning the Philadelphia Eagles.
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May 15, 2014
Scott Rechler '89 is a major force in the competitive world of Manhattan real estate, but among his greatest achievements is helping One World Trade Center rise from the ashes of Ground Zero. Growing up in New York, he had wanted to attend the sort of leafy New England college whose personality was entwined with a deep,...
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January 14, 2014
Watch: Sara Brown, Stern Family Fellow at Clark's Strassler Center, is interviewed at the launch of Kwibuka20.
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December 23, 2013
Watch: Four 2013 Clark LEEP Pioneers reflect on their summer projects.
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November 14, 2013
Read: Author Leslie Margolis ‘96 has earned a loyal following among young readers thanks to a pair of feisty heroines named Annabelle and Maggie.
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December 8, 2012
Ron Shaich ‘76, founder, chairman and co- CEO of Panera Bread, spends his life creating unique solutions for problems he sees in the world.
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November 14, 2012
Read: New York Times’ food editorialist Mark Bittman '71 offers a sane response to an American diet flirting with madness.
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July 7, 2011
Read: Edwin Aldrin ’15 helped a nation look skyward alongside Goddard, Lindbergh, and a son named Buzz.
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June 6, 2011
Read: "It all started at Clark," says Ron Shaich '76, the founder and longtime CEO of Panera Bread, about his company and his newest venture, Panera Cares.
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January 7, 2011
Read: D'Army Bailey got booted from one university for leading civil rights protests. And then Clark came calling.
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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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September 17, 2010
Watch: HERO Program Director Colin Polsky discusses how the program provides the Fellows with important opportunities for professional development.
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January 26, 2009
Organizers of Clark's annual International Gala, sponsored by the International Students Association, talk about plans for this year's gala.
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November 2, 2015
"The Beef Stick Boys," a play by Raechel Segal '17, will be staged November 6-8 as part of the Theater Arts Program's New Play Festival. There’s a certain thrill to watching one of your ideas come to life. For six young playwrights in Clark University’s Theater Arts Program that excitement will reach its peak during the...
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August 28, 2015
Clark University Research Professor Cynthia Enloe
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August 28, 2015
This story ran in the spring 2006 issue of Clark News. Devastating Flood No Match for Alumni Journalists Dan Shea ’81 and Laura Maggi ’95 helped the New Orleans Times-Picayune keep publishing when it was needed most On Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005—the day after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and the levees in New Orleans...
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August 21, 2015
The original movie poster from "Man with a Movie Camera." In a darkened theater inside Atwood Hall, Clark University’s newest students received an introduction to academic life during two screenings of the silent film “Man with a Movie Camera.” The 1929 work by Dziga Vertov was part of the orientation program called “...

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