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The future has arrived - Clark University
Technology loves a void. It helps us do many things faster and more efficiently than ever imagined by previous generations. It can be deployed for purposes as miraculous as saving lives or as routine as amusing ourselves for hours on end. In a kind of endless loop, technology is both responsible and responsive — driving...
In terms of distance, the width of Main Street is nothing special. A person can cross the road in about ten steps; the journey is accomplished in seconds. But the trip from the front gate of Clark University to the planned Alumni and Student Engagement Center on the opposite side of Main Street carries with it a...
Prof. Gino DiIorio is chair of the Clark University Visual and Performing Arts Department. Clark University President David Angel and Provost Davis Baird have announced the appointment of Professor Gino DiIorio as the next holder of the Andrea B. and Peter D. ’64 Klein Distinguished Professorship. The Klein Endowed...
As the mid-term elections approach, a candidate’s best strategy for being elected a congressman or senator is this: already be a congressman or senator.
Ronald A. Walter is a Clark University alumnus and Trustee. Update (Dec. 9, 2014) U.S. Senate approves recommendation of WREG president to TVA Board (WREG, TN) Walter, general manager of the Memphis CBS television affiliate WREG-TV, and Lodge, a Nashville business consultant who was previously commissioner of the...
Deborah Martin, associate professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, Joseph Pierce (Florida State University) and James DeFilippis (Rutgers University), were recently awarded $175,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their four-year project titled "The scale of governance in the...
This past summer, the Clark University Physical Plant team spearheaded a significant renovation of the Alden Quadrangle, the green space on campus that is surrounded by two residence halls and the LEEP Center. The project was prompted by an urgent need to replace and make more efficient an aging pipe system, as well as...
President Bill Clinton shakes hands outside Atwood Hall. A bouquet of umbrellas sprouted outside Clark University’s Atwood Hall two hours before former President Bill Clinton was scheduled to arrive there. Before long, the line of umbrellas stretched beyond the Goddard Library, as people patiently waited in a steady...
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is once again selected as one of the nation’s outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review, which features the school in the new 2015 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” The Princeton Review tallied its Best Business School list based on...
Driving force - Clark University
With astute analysis and forward thinking, chief economic adviser Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, M.A. '88, Ph.D. '86, helps steer Ford Motor Company toward profitability Ellen Hughes-Cromwick began raising red flags in the fall of 2006. As recounted in the 2012 book "American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor...
Everett Fox, Allen M. Glick Professor of Judaic and Biblical Studies at Clark University, recently returned from a world tour where he addressed English-speaking audiences in Israel, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the United States about his Biblical translation work. Fox plans to resume his travels with a...
Junot Diaz He came to Clark University on Sept. 30 to deliver the President’s Lecture, but novelist Junot Diaz quickly disabused the audience of any notion that his lecture would be like any other delivered within the walls of venerable Atwood Hall.
New Clark University Poll of Established Adults findsthirtysomething parents happy despite the strain A remarkable 86 percent of 25- to 39-year-olds with children say “more joy” is a consequence of being a parent, according to the new Clark University Poll of Established Adults.
Junot Díaz Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz will speak at Clark University at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in Daniels Theater in Atwood Hall on Woodland Street, Worcester. This free, public lecture is sponsored by the Clark University President’s Lecture Series.
Matthew McConaughey films "The Sea of Trees" outside of Sackler Sciences Center on Sept. 5. Chuck Agosta could have anticipated many things when he chose to become a physics professor, from dealing with procrastinating students to vying for dwindling pools of grant money. But he never would have expected to be...
Clark University welcomes new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year. David Correll, GSOM
The Clark University Board of Trustees appointed four new members on July 1, and welcomed a familiar face back for another term. New members are Jason M. Barnett ’90 of Irvington, N.Y., Vickie H. Riccardo, P ’17, of Darien, Conn., and Wendi G. Trilling ’86 of Los Angeles, who were appointed to six-year terms, and Mona...
Clark University President David Angel speaks before a ribbon-cutting event at the Clark Community Thrift store, Sept. 5. (From video by Carlos Deschamps '16) A core of dedicated and passionate Clark students, with the enthusiastic support of the Clark administration and mentors, reopened the Clark Community Thrift...
Writer and environmental activist Rebecca Solnit The Higgins School of Humanities at Clark University will kick off its popular dialogue symposium series with a talk by award-winning writer and environmental activist Rebecca Solnit, titled “Stories for Hot Weather: In Between Impossible and Easy, Between Despair and...
The thirtieth edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guide recognizes Clark University’s outstanding academics and financial value. The 2015 ranking places Clark at No. 76 among National Universities and No. 25 on the list of Best Value Schools.
Chris Bohjalian Best-selling author Chris Bohjalian and scholar/expert Khatchig Mouradian will present “Narrating Genocide,” a public discussion beginning at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Higgins Lounge in Dana Commons at Clark University. Organized by the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies...
New Clark University Poll finds established adults struggling yet hopeful This Labor Day may find many thirtysomethings working hard, often at less-than-ideal jobs. But, according to a new poll, most are toiling in pursuit of their dreams not dollars. In fact, most 25- to 39-year olds (78 percent) say it is more...
Students in the class of 2018 share the stories of why they came to Clark University. There's an adage in journalism that everybody has a story. The LEEP Center set out to prove it true in a fun and revealing Orientation exercise in which first-year students were asked to compose personal narratives that will help...
The often criticized “Me Generation” could be turning into the "We Generation” Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18-29 year olds), released its first poll of Established Adults (25-39 year olds), which shows a generation whose lives are deeply connected to...

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