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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...
The Clark University Model U.N. team had a busy fall semester, participating in four conferences and hosting their annual High School Model U.N. Conference in October. BestDelegate.com, a popular website on Model UN, recognized them at #23 on their Fall 2014 North America College Model UN Rankings and Recognition list.
Jeffrey Alexander meets with Professor of Sociology Shelly Tenenbaum, left, and assistant professor of English Esther Jones, at a Dec. 2 reception hosted by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, in the Siff Gallery, Cohen-Lasry House, Clark University. (Photo by Tyler Sirokman ’18)
Clark University has opened a new chapter in both fundraising and alumni relations with the hiring of Jonathan Kappel ’81 as director of campaign advancement and Lindsay Allen as director of alumni and friends engagement. “I’m absolutely delighted that Lindsay and Jonathan have taken on these key roles on Clark’s...
Susan Hanson, former director of the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University Susan Hanson, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, former Director of the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, and member of the National Academy of Sciences has been awarded the Association of American...
Dr. Nichole Pinkard delivered the Dr. Lee Gurel '48 lecture at Clark University on Dec. 3 The word “literacy” traditionally has meant knowing how to read the printed word. That definition is so last century. Today, literacy also means having the ability to make a video, navigate online search engines, or produce a...
Uwe Gertz expected perhaps 80 to 100 attendees at the reunion of the Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program-Clark University (LLP-CU) on Nov. 1. But the turnout exceeded all expectations, necessitating a change of venue from Dana Commons to the Higgins University Center to accommodate more than 160 people — one of them...
For a generation that has grown up amid a parental divorce rate of 50 percent, most millennials – now in or near their thirties, are succeeding remarkably well in their love lives, so far. Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18 to 29 years old), has released a...
Clark graduate students Deviyani Dixit, Deviprasad Adhikari, Caitlin Alcorn, and Federico Sotomayor, along with Jude Fernando, associate professor of International Development and Social Change, recapped their Haiti fieldwork, at an October dinner and presentation held in the National Grid Sustainability Hub on Main...
Participants in the IDCE workshop “Witnessing: Taking testimonies and constructing refugee narratives” (Sept. 19-21) gather in the Rose Library at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. Leading the workshop are Leora Kahn and Anita Häusermann Fábos.  
Eric Schwarz presents "The Opportunity Equation"   If Rip Van Winkle awoke from a 99-year nap he would discover a world that had vastly changed in all areas except one: education. A lone teacher imparting academic lessons to a classroom of students remains the familiar, comfortable model that has persisted for...

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