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Ruth Wilson Gilmore is a professor of geography in the doctoral program in earth and environmental sciences and associate director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, CUNY.
Guiding the highly successful third annual TCK/Global Nomads Conference at Clark University (Feb. 21) are, from left: Santiago Deambrosi '17, TCK conference student co-chair; Farah Weannara '16, TCK Student Coordinator and conference chair; and Scott Keller, International Students & Scholars Office assistant...
Individuals in Clark’s Chemistry Department recently helped teachers and students in Liberia replenish their supply of textbooks. The department responded generously to a request by Denise Darrigrand, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, who announced that members of her church were collecting...
A campus-wide Teach-in on Climate Change will be held at Clark University on Thursday, March 26. The Teach-in is aimed at increasing awareness of what is taking place in the unfolding climate crisis, and deepening honest conversations about and creative responses to it.
Reception and dinner to feature three internationally known, award-winning writers -- The Friends of the Robert Hutchings Goddard Library present an opportunity for guests to mingle and dine with some of the most accomplished and best authors in the region during the annual Book and Author Dinner on April 7. Featured...
Clark University is making great strides toward reducing its environmental footprint by installing composting bins around campus, most recent in the Academic Commons at Goddard Library. This high-traffic campus location was previously equipped with recycling stations for plastic, metal, glass, paper, styrofoam,...
Top projects include agraponic food systems, a campus pub, and help for students struggling academically
David Goodtree, co-founder of the New England Water Innovation Network (NEWIN), will discuss “Water Scarcity: Geopolitical Threat or Technology Opportunity?” a free, public lecture presented by the President’s Lecture Series at Clark University, beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Razzo Hall in the Traina Center...
From left, Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, Barbara B. Balser, past ADL National Chair, Ronald D. Balser, ADL National Commissioner, David Strassler, who was presented with the Barbara B. Balser ADL Lifetime Achievement Award, and Barry Curtiss-Lusher, ADL National Chair. (Photo courtesy ADL)
Clark University is number 10 on the Peace Corps' 2015 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the U.S. Clark is ranked on the list of small universities and colleges, with 11 alumni volunteering worldwide. Since 1961, 239 Clark alumni have served in the Peace Corps, but the University last...
The Clark University Mock Trial team was awarded an automatic bid to the American Mock Trial Association National Tournament in Washington, D.C., in March, as a result of their outstanding performance at the 2015 Manchester, New Hampshire Regional Tournament at St. Anselm College. The team earned a trophy for...
This semester, the Clark University Higgins School of Humanities' dialogue symposium is focusing on “The Work of Play” and how play thrives in our achievement and results-oriented society. We will consider free play and games, cooperation and competition, sports and technology.
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?"
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...
Flooding occurred in Waterford, Connecticut, during Hurricane Sandy, October 2012. (Maureen Fitzgerald/Town of Waterford)
Back row (from left to right): Heather Mangione, Clark President David P. Angel, Associate Professor Deborah Martin. Front row (from left to right): Professor Martin's children, Naomi and Isaac Shertzer. Clark University President David P. Angel presented the 2014 John W. Lund Community Achievement Award to...
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in the 2015 CASE District I Excellence Awards Program. Clark received a silver award for its undergraduate admissions information session video, "Moments: A four-year journey through the eyes of actual Clark University...
The 2014 Clark Poll of Established Adults has issued its final report, which reveals that 25 to 39 years old are holding fast to the optimism and big dreams they expressed as younger or “emerging” adults.
Patricia DeCarvalho '15 and Hannah Martin '15 Clark University seniors Hannah Martin '15 and Patricia DeCarvalho '15 — two of this year's LEEP Fellows — have refreshed and branded "The Fashion Cookbook," a fashion and lifestyle blog featuring an image consulting service. The two presented their LEEP Project, "Launching...
Following is a news release issued today (Dec. 23) by the office of Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus: A nearly $3 million federal earmark secured by Rep. James McGovern will kick-start a long awaited athletic field and bring a lighted bike path and roadway improvements to the Main South neighborhood. The...
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has again included Clark University on its list of the country’s best values in private colleges for 2015. Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges. Clark appears at number 24, up from number 35 in the 2014 edition. The full list is available...

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