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The Clark University team captured third place in the 2015 Boston Regional College Fed Challenge, an "intensely competitive" contest held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Nov. 6).
architects Julian Bonder and Dean Rykerson. The Cohen-Lasry House at Clark University: The elegant, turn-of-the-century villa became home to the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies in 1999, with renovations and a contemporary addition by award-winning
Clark Poll 2015 social media
There are those who think emerging adults won’t seek out or even accept jobs where they would be blocked from using social media during the workday. They’re wrong.
Samantha Lakin, a doctoral student at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, delivers a TEDxFulbright talk in Santa Monica (Sept. 26), relating her research experiences, which involved working with survivors of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
Clark University senior Elisabeth "Zizi" Spak recently completed a project for the Worcester Art Museum (WAM), "Jeppson Idea Lab: Statuette of an Olmec Figure," which was funded through Clark's Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP) initiative. Spak presented a poster about her LEEP Project at Fall Fest
Janet Mock New York Times bestselling author and advocate for trans women's rights Janet Mock will engage in a conversation about her memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More (Atria Books, 2014), at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, in room 320 of the Jefferson Academic Center...
Interview at Goddard Library archives and exhibit destined for December broadcast; Clark faculty authors to be part of literary culture segment C-SPAN History Producer Benjamin Sorenson prepares to interview Clark University Archives and Special Collections Coordinator Fordyce Williams in the Rare Books Room of he...
Clark University professor and chair of the political science department Valerie Sperling’s recently published book, “Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia,” has received the Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies...
Robert Parris Moses received a standing ovation before he uttered a word. The raucous reception greeting Moses as he took the Razzo Hall stage to deliver the Oct. 8 President's Lecture was a display of deep appreciation for the life and career of the prominent Civil Rights leader, who defied the violent racism of early...
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.
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...
Clark University's Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is offering a new Master of Science in Management (MSM) program for early- and mid-career professionals ready to expand their leadership skills and gain an understanding of how management principles apply to today's complex organizational issues. The MS in...
Eric Lambin professor at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences at Stanford (Photo: Tore Marklund) Globalization expert Eric Lambin will present “Land Use Change in the Globalization Era: Challenges and Opportunities,” the Wallace W. Atwood Lecture presented by the Graduate School of Geography at...
Massachusetts residents consider themselves modern-day road warriors, not always by choice. Much of the highway infrastructure is in disrepair, and public transportation is either so scarce or unreliable that many are forced into their cars for daily slogs into work, to bring their children to school, or do the errands...
Taner Akcam recognized at Congressional reception welcoming Armenia’s president Clark University Professor Taner Akçam, Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, meets with Republic of Armenia President Serzh Sargsyan, at a reception sponsored by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, Sept. 30,...
Top prizes in the Hervey Ross ’50, L.H.D. ’07 LEEP Oratorical Contest went to (left to right) Themal Ellawala ’17, third place; Jules Ochoa ’16, second place; and Gabby Seligman ’16, first place.   Gabby Seligman ’16 stood on the stage in Jefferson 320 and embarked on a walking tour — without ever leaving the building...
Clark University sophomore Marina Ramos has been selected to appear as one of Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd." Ramos, who will be featured in the magazine's Oct. 5 edition, is the eighth Clark student-athlete — and the third in the past five years — to be profiled in the popular section of the world’s most...
Clark alumnus Gary Cohen is the recipient of one of 24 MacArthur Fellowships — commonly known as “genius grants” — from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Fellows each receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 grant for their cutting-edge work that is transforming their fields. Cohen, a 1978 graduate of...
 Prominent civil rights figure, founder of Algebra Project to present President’s Lecture Civil rights champion Robert Moses (Photo courtesy of Michael Lisnet, Math for America)
MassPoliProfs and Clark University to present second ‘Party Matters' series conversation Winning election to statewide office in Massachusetts isn't easy. Candidates must run a gauntlet of requirements, deadlines, and contests, with many constraints established by the dominating political parties. The rules governing...
Biologist David Hibbet
Whether bees or bacteria, hyenas or humans, all known life forms have a place in the first draft of the Open Tree of Life, published online last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Molds and mushrooms haven’t been left out either, thanks in part to the work of Clark professor and fungal...

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