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Clark University Professor Valerie Sperling's new book, "Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia."   In her new book, “Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia,” Clark University Political Science Professor Valerie Sperling explores the ways in which “politicians and political...
The legacy of slavery might be discussed widely in the Caribbean, but here in the United States we struggle with how to teach the past to our children. So noted Raphael Rogers ’94, assistant professor of education at Clark University, in his Nov. 13 Higgins School lecture, “Slavery on their Minds: Representing the ‘...
The fact that fewer than fifteen percent of eligible voters showed up for the 2014 primary elections indicates that primary elections do not matter to very many citizens. However, Clark University associate professor of Political Science Robert Boatright contends that congressional primary elections matter — a lot. He...
History Professor Janette Greenwood Clark University History Professor Janette Greenwood has teamed up with retired teacher and Charlton historian Frank Morrill to research the identities of some early Worcester residents — people of color — pictured in rare photographs that date back to the turn of the last century.
Natasha Trethewey Natasha Tretheway’s newest collection of poems, titled “Thrall,” enthralled an audience in Clark University’s Atwood Hall on Nov. 4, as she delved into matters of race, family, history, and the moving target that is our evolving perceptions of all three. Tretheway’s appearance was part of the...
You know those holiday-dinner movie scenes, where aging parents and their grown children serve up bitter resentments or long-held hostilities? Good drama, maybe, but merely an escape from reality for most adults, thankfully. A new poll finds that, as the so-called millennials move into their 30s, most are enjoying...
Patricia De Carvalho ’15 (third place), contest sponsor Hervey Ross ’50/LHD ’07, Katherine Liptak ’15 (first place), and Spencer Gale ’15 (second place).
Eric Schwarz Eric Schwarz, author of "The Opportunity Equation: How Citizen Teachers are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools," will speak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor of the Higgins University Center at Clark University. Schwarz's lecture, "The Opportunity Equation: How a...
Alumni Dr. Andrew Dennis
The camera crew from the CNN documentary series “Chicagoland” follows Dr. Andrew Dennis ’92 into the Trauma Unit at Cook County Hospital, where he puts his hands into the open abdomen of 24-year-old Jerimiah Milsap and works feverishly to pull him from the brink. Moments earlier, Jerimiah had been gunned down while...
Company One Theater Company
Let's call this act one, scene one. Clark University, 1998. Students in Charge of the Clark University Players Society want to put on the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile." The plot twist: rights to produce the play are not available. The Clarkies ask the powers-that-be in the Visual and Performing Arts Department for...
  Professor Yuko Aoyama Yuko Aoyama, professor in Clark University’s Graduate School of Geography, was awarded a prestigious four-week academic writing residency from The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, in Bellagio, Italy.
President David Angel introduces Steven Roberts ’74 and his wife Eva Louise Frazer, M.D. prior to their presentation about Ferguson, Missouri.
Anthony Bebbington, Clark University Professor of Geography and Higgins Professor of Environment and Society, signs the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Book of Members, a tradition that dates back to 1780.  
Natasha Trethewey Pulitzer Prize-winner and recent U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will speak at Clark University 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4,  in Atwood Hall, on Woodland Street. “Poetry and History: An Evening with Natasha Trethewey” is a continuation of the Dialogue Symposium and African American Intellectual...
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...

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