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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
Gary Cohen ’78
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...
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 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)
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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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Charlie Bresler, M. A. '83, Ph.D. '94, speaks about his shift from entrepreneurship to philanthropy and co-founding The Life You Can Save. Photo by Amy Wong '18 The Clark University campus was alive with activity last weekend as students welcomed more than 700 visitors for Family Weekend 2015. From spontaneous selfies...
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Lawrence Landry of Masterpiece Living honored among alumni from AACSB-accredited schools who are making an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership, or entrepreneurial success Lawrence Landry earned his BS/BA in management and an MBA from Clark University.
Taner Akcam
 Above:  Professor Taner Akçam gives the keynote address at the 2015 International Hrant Dink Awards in Istanbul.  
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This fall, the Higgins School of Humanities’ Dialogue Symposium will focus on the question, “What does it mean to be human?” “I’m only human. I say that a lot: when I can’t get through my to-do list, when I make a mistake, when I am overwhelmed by circumstance or emotion,” wrote Amy Richter, director of the Higgins...
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Steven Swain named Chair; Robert Stevenish and Richard Freeland named Vice Chairs; Linda Savitsky re-elected Secretary Steven Swain ’89 is Chair of the Clark University Board of Trustees. He is a co-founder and managing partner of the investment firm Centana Growth Partners.
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Award-winning Clark professor helps city students tell their stories through film Eric DeMeulenaere guides Worcester high school students in the making of their documentary. What are the stories in people's lives that are not being told? And what stories are being misrepresented in the media? Eric DeMeulenaere,...

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