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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 Hiatt Youth...
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...
Matt Goldman '83. M.B.A. '84 Clark University will hold its 111th Commencement on Sunday, May 17, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green, rain or shine. The procession from the Kneller Athletic Center will begin at noon, followed by a University-wide ceremony.
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)

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