Engaged Scholarship Articles & Blogs
October 12, 2015
Clark University Psychology Department professor and chair James V. Cordova Clark University Professor James V. Córdova, chair of the Psychology Department, may not be a household name — yet — but his research and comments featured recently in The Wall Street Journal nearly have gone viral.
October 9, 2015
Hannah Reich '15 explores a coral reef in Bermuda. No one would ever guess that Hannah Reich '15 was once nervous about scuba diving. How could you? As an undergrad, Reich spent four years on the Clark University swim team, and she grew up enjoying frequent visits to New England's shores. Reich's passion was sparked when...
August 28, 2015
Grant will support Nicole M. Overstreet, Ph.D., in examining the needs of those affected by intimate partner violence Nicole Overstreet, assistant professor of psychology at Clark University
July 10, 2015
The 2014-2015 academic year saw Clark University computer science students make their debut at the annual Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), described in their Fact Sheet as "the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world's universities." The...
Clark University student selected for Fulbright Summer Institute, expands research about Hadrian's Wall
June 19, 2015
Clark University undergraduate Hannah Kogut will spend a month in the U.K. this summer studying history as a Fulbright Summer Institute program participant.
Nine undergraduates awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support creative projects on campus and abroad
June 11, 2015
Nine Clark University undergraduate students were recently awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support their pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects this summer and during the 2015–2016 academic year. Information about the students and their projects follows:
April 21, 2015
On April 8, Clark University graduate students came together to celebrate and showcase the work of 65 of their peers across ten of the University’s graduate departments and divisions. An annual event, the Graduate Student Multidisciplinary Conference (MDC) includes oral presentations as well as a poster session. Open to...
Youth Summit at Clark explores race, class, education and identity; draws h.s. students from across state
April 13, 2015
Caleb Encarnacion '18, Kefiana Kabati '17, Johanna Merlos '16 and Clark visiting professor of education Raphael Rogers spoke at the 2nd annual Youth Summit on Race, Class and Education, at Clark University (April 9). More than 100 high school students from across Massachusetts attended the second annual Youth Summit on...
February 24, 2015
Top projects include agraponic food systems, a campus pub, and help for students struggling academically
February 11, 2015
Clark University senior and entrepreneur Rebecca Liebman's startup provides tools that teach financial literacy. "You're doing too much. Try picking one direction." That's what Rebecca R. Liebman says her teachers have been telling her for years. Her response: "What other time in my life can I do this much?"
February 10, 2015
Psychology Professor James Córdova Clark University Professor of Psychology James V. Córdova and the researchers at Clark University's Center for Couples and Family Research, have determined that the Marriage Checkup, an innovative, two-session relationship health checkup designed by Professor Córdova, and described in a...
Clark geographer receives NASA grant to study the impacts of sea-ice thinning and retreat in the Pacific Arctic
December 29, 2014
Professor Karen Frey
Clark U. History Professor investigating rare, century-old photos of Worcester's early residents of color
November 12, 2014
History Professor Janette Greenwood Clark University History Professor Janette Greenwood has teamed up with retired teacher and Charlton historian Frank Morrill to research the identities of some early Worcester residents — people of color — pictured in rare photographs that date back to the turn of the last century.
June 17, 2014
Participants in the White House "Working Fathers" panel included Brigid Schulte of the Washingon Post, author of "Overwhelmed"; Kipp Jarecke-Cheng, a working father; Kathy Edin, a sociologist at Harvard & Johns Hopkins universities; Clark Professor Abbie Goldberg; and Kyle Pruett, a Yale University psychiatrist.
June 19, 2013
A view of the Kolyma River watershed in the Siberian Arctic. (Photo: Karen Frey) While basting on a crowded beach or waiting for the AC to cool your sweltering car interior, imagine yourself cutting through Arctic seas aboard an icebreaker or exploring the wilderness from your base aboard a river barge in Siberia. That's...
May 2, 2013
(L. to r.) Marcy (Steinbrecher) Puklin '80, Hoamy Tran '15, Claire McDonald '14, Samuel Berman '14, Patrick Burchat '15, Stephen Steinbrecher '55, Emma O'Melia '15, Blaine McCarthy '15, Moriah Day '15, Lyor Dotan '14, and Alan Puklin '81. (Not pictured: Jennifer K. O'Rourke '14) Nine Clark University undergraduate...
June 2, 2015
Clark University students are aspiring psychologists, communication specialists, international developers, scientists, educators … and writers. For students whose passion is the written word, The Worcester Journal provides a public outlet for their prose.
May 11, 2015
The 2015 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows were introduced at Clark University and also welcomed by some past NOAA Fellows, on April 28.
May 4, 2015
(From left to right) Brian Kane '15, Alex Marshall '16, Olivia Isom '17 and Barbara Garcia '18 repaint the railings outside the Jacob Hiatt Magnet School.
April 2, 2015
Clark University students spent last week attending lectures and films, and participating in competitions and giveaways as part of a coordinated campus-wide effort to honor and celebrate Mother Earth.
February 23, 2015
Amanita muscaria (Courtesy, Francis Martin)
Major funders support George Perkins Marsh Institute research on coastal risks and climate-change adaptation
February 9, 2015
Flooding occurred in Waterford, Connecticut, during Hurricane Sandy, October 2012. (Maureen Fitzgerald/Town of Waterford)
Student researchers present key findings on beetle infestation's impact on Worcester's environment, policies and people
August 15, 2014
"Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets. Shade was abundant and the neighborhood looked lovely. Now our area is barren and depressing." This is one Worcester resident's response to a survey question posed by student researchers at Clark University, who, for the past three...
May 8, 2014
Five Clark undergraduates — Xiying Huang '16, Ruoyang Lin '16, Andrew Masley '14, David Scheff '15 and Zhuoming (Colin) Tan '16 — took part in The 8th Annual Cambridge Science Festival at the Cambridge Public Library on Saturday, April 19.
Clark University geography program earns prestigious Sussman Foundation support for Ph.D. student researchers
April 4, 2014
The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has awarded more Ph.D.s than any other geography program in the United States. The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has been selected to join a prestigious group of institutions that receive funding from the Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation for U.S.-based...