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Etchings Festival participants outside their 14th Century cathedral performance space in Auvillar, France. (Professor John Aylward, second from right.) Clark University Music Professor John Aylward believes that to be at our most creative, we need to unplug and step away from our busy digital lives. With the help of...
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 Wendy Linden Every new business is looking for the thing that sets it apart — the special sauce. For Sam Shepler ‘11, M.S.P.C. ‘12, Gabe Gerzon ‘11, M.S.P.C. ‘12, and Alex Dunn ‘11, M.B.A. ‘12, that “sauce” was a...
From CLARK alumni magazine, fall 2010 What happens when you dial Malcolm X's phone number? He picks up. That was the shocking truth for D’Army Bailey, when in the spring of 1963 he called the Black Muslim leader with an offer to speak at Clark. No secretaries, no middlemen, just Malcolm on the other end of the line....
See that hamburger on your plate? Juicy, blanketed with cheese, capped with onion, drenched with ketchup — at this moment, it probably looks like the most perfect thing in the world. How much do you think that hamburger cost? No, not the price you paid for it, but the cost to the environment to produce it and the health...
By Jim Keogh
a href="/%3Ca%20href%3D"http://clarkvoices.clarku.edu/2014/06/27/justice-for-varter/">http://clarkvoices.clarku.edu/2014/06/27/justice-for-varter/">Read: Dr. H. Martin Deranian '47 was determined to uncover the tragic truth about his mother's ordeal in the Armenian Genocide.
New Hampshire Public Radio recently interviewed Clark University Political Science Professor Valerie Sperling about her new book, “Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia.” Sperling explores the ways in which“politicians and political activists in Russia use masculinity, femininity, and homophobia to...
He may be a political science major — but Nick Gerber '15 can now add "fashion designer" to his résumé. A LEEP Fellow, Gerber, from Santa Fe, N.M., presented his LEEP Project, “Creating Dorm Room Menswear,” at Clark’s annual Fall Fest academic showcase in October. He produced two custom shirts, two pairs of jeans, and...
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...
Read: When he was about ten years old, Sandy Fries ‘76 was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up. A fireman? Doctor? Lawyer? No, he told his inquisitor, “I want to be Walter Cronkite.”
Read: The planned Alumni and Student Engagement Center embodies Clark's educational ambitions and reaffirms and the University's commitment to Main Street.
  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.
Read: From apps to robotics, Clarkies are reshaping the way we encounter our world.
Read: Richard M. Freeland, former Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts and the former president of Northeastern University.
Read: A bold new partnership with Worcester puts Clark University on the cutting edge of public health.
Read: Jacquelyn Bessell, M.A. '94, Ph.D. '96, champions the Bard on the sides of the Atlantic.
Read: Diana Levine's New York photography career is a name-dropper's dream.
Read: How Jeffrey Lurie '73 went from sitting in the cheap seats to owning the Philadelphia Eagles.
Read: Alumna founds theater company that leads audiences to the creative precipice and dares them to jump.
Read: Andre-Guy Soh, M.A. ‘05, has worked in some of the most dangerous places on the planet.
Read: Brad Powers '96, M.B.A. '97 is a self-described "serial entrepreneur."
Read: "It was through Clark that I came to understand one should take advantage of opportunities, always challenge oneself, and always learn."
Read: Robert Hutchings Goddard's autobiography goes to the moon.
Read: Geographer, provost and now president, David Angel looks to redefine the liberal arts education at Clark.
Read: Clark University is credited with the use of mazes to study rat behavior.

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