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Matt Goldman, co-founder of the iconic Blue Man Group and of the Blue School in Manhattan and a Clark University alumnus, delivers the commencement address, May 17. Goldman described the process of launching Blue Man Group as "ordinary people collaborating to achieve extraordinary results."
(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.
Baseball Hands
Midway through this year’s National Basketball Association season, sport psychologist Dr. Joel Fish ’75 received a visit from a player mired in a slump. “I'm just feeling really tense on the court,” Fish remembers the player saying. “I'm not relaxed.” Dr. Joel Fish ’75
Matt Malsky named Associate Provost and Dean of the College   Clark University has named Professor Matthew P. Malsky Associate Provost and Dean of the College. He will start his new post on June 1. Professor Malsky has been at Clark for 21 years, first as an adjunct instructor, then as a multi-year visiting assistant...
A collaborative college initiative that was started four years ago is now on track to save more than $1 million in annual energy costs for Clark University, College of the Holy Cross and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. SynergE Worcester, a program that was developed by the three colleges in conjunction with National...
Lauren Stiller Rikleen '75 will give the Reunion Dinner keynote address on May 15.   Lauren Stiller Rikleen '75, a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multigenerational workforce, will be the keynote speaker at the May 15 Clark University Reunion Weekend Dinner in Tilton Hall. Rikleen's...
D'Army Bailey '65, LL.D. '10, P '00 will receive the Distinguished Service Award at the Reunion Dinner on May 15. Clark University will honor two esteemed alumni at the May 15 Reunion Weekend Dinner in Tilton Hall. D’Army Bailey '65, LL.D. '10, P '00, will receive the Distinguished Service Award, and Michelle Powers...
Fiat Lux. Let there be light. For more than a century those words have guided Clark University's mission to illuminate the path to knowledge, discovery and positive action. The image of an open book beneath a vibrant sun honors Clark's tradition of academic rigor and excellence, with a message both familiar and...
Clark University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The university is included in the education service company's just-released 2015 edition of "The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges." Published just days before the April 22, 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...
Hosts and organizers greet attendees at Clark University's first TEDx event, April 11 in Razzo Hall. The Global Scholars Program at Clark University, in collaboration with administration, faculty and student volunteers, executed a daylong TEDx event on April 11 that brightened a long-awaited sunny spring day with a...
On April 10-11, Clarkies Against Cancer held their annual Relay for Life event on the Clark campus in the Kneller Athletic Center. Approximately 200 people participated and raised $16,000 for the cause. In many ways, the event mirrored Relays of the past, only this year, the organizers and participants made a concerted...
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...
In this 90 second video, produced by Carlos Deschamps '16, members of the Clark Community pledge to create an environment on campus where everyone feels, and is, safe. A diverse group of students and campus leaders express their willingness to take responsibility and do something to prevent sexual violence on campus.
Belén Atienza, associate professor of Spanish, introduces poet and AIDS activist Norberto Stuart (seated) to students and guests in her classroom in Estabrook Hall, March 30. On March 30, Clark University and the Department of Language, Literature and Culture welcomed a special guest, poet and AIDS activist Norberto A...
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.
Jim Gomes, director of the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, addresses the audience at the March 25 Family Impact Seminar.
Four Clark University students traveled to Capitol Hill recently to participate in NAFSA (Association of International Education) Advocacy Day, an annual event devoted to educating members of Congress about how international education impacts states and districts, and why it's important to have a more globally engaged...
The following statement was sent by President David Angel to Clark faculty, staff and alumni: The Clark University community was saddened to learn of the passing of former Clark president Frederick H. Jackson on March 20, 2015, in Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center at Westborough [Mass.]. Dr. Jackson, 95...
History Heaven - Clark University
Chuck Agosta, professor of physics and astronomy Archivist Fordyce Williams receives periodic requests from people inquiring about a family member's time at Clark University. "Can you send me the yearbook photo of my grandfather?" they may ask. Or, "Did The Scarlet review the student play my mother directed?"
When the baby died in her arms, Catalina Escobar ’93 knew she had to do something. Volunteering in a hospital in Cartagena, Colombia, Escobar was helpless as the infant passed away. She later learned that the child could have been saved if his mother had been able to afford the $30 needed to pay for life-saving...
While it's safe to say that the majority of Clarkies went home or ventured to sandy beaches as a respite from studying and shivering here in Central Massachusetts, dozens of students participated in organized activities that allowed them to stay active, exercising their problem-solving skills and helping others during...
David Goodtree, a founder and co-organizer of the annual industry gathering known as SWIM, the Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts. "The world is thirsty, and getting thirstier." So announced David Goodtree, co-founder of the New England Water Innovation Network (NEWIN), as he opened the March 11 President’s...

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