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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...
Philip Bergmann Philip Bergmann, assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Clark University, has been awarded a $153,155 grant from the National Science Foundation for his three-year project "Developmental and functional mechanisms of complex trait re-evolution: limb loss and gain in skink lizards."
Washington Monthly ranks Clark University among the top 75 U.S. colleges in its annual College Guide and Rankings, which rates schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship...
"Prior to the infestation, our neighborhood was an area of beautiful tree lined streets. Shade was abundant and the neighborhood looked lovely. Now our area is barren and depressing." This is one Worcester resident's response to a survey question posed by student researchers at Clark University, who, for the past three...
  Sanjiv Fernando '15 (left) shakes hands with W.P. Piyadasa, a cattle herder who received one of Fernando's leopard-proof mesh enclosures. Clark University senior Sanjiv Fernando received a $10,000 grant from Davis Projects for Peace which he used to fund his self-designed conservation project “Mitigating the Human-...
Anyone who knows Clark University knows that creativity, imagination and innovation are part of a Clarkie’s DNA. From entertainment to organic farming, from consulting to personal coaching, Clark alumni are making their marks as successful entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine has taken note, ranking Clark at No. 13 on its...
Clark contest participants at the 2014 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) —Northeastern Region Conference
Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report, at No. 146 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark is ranked No. 114 among Private Colleges, No. 68 in Research Universities, and No. 66 in the Northeast.
Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie Goldberg A new report co-authored by Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie E. Goldberg  finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) parents and their children are functioning quite well despite confronting heterosexism in a variety of social...
Seana Moran, Clark University research assistant professor of psychology Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose.
In a world where racism, sexism, and homophobia exist, it is important for young people to have access to role models they can trust and respect—individuals who can help them develop knowledge, skills, and a sense of purpose. Clark University is now helping to train those leaders by offering a Professional Certificate...
Above: APA-Clark High School Teachers' Workshop, July 2014. Front row: 1st from right, Dr. Nancy Budwig, Associate Provost and Dean of Research; 2nd from right, Dr. Lee Gurel, workshop sponsor
The Fiske Guide to Colleges, revised and updated for 2015, includes Clark University as a “Best Buy” among the list of the “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” Clark is one of just 41 institutions — 21 public and 20 private — to receive the Fiske “Best Buy” rating,...
Clark University has been ranked a top service-oriented college with an excellent return on investment by Best Value Schools, a free guide to value in higher education. Clark is ranked 22nd on the list of Top 25 Universities for Nonprofit and Community Service Ranked by Return, developed as a resource for service-minded...
Two professors in the Political Science Department at Clark University will spend time abroad beginning in the fall of this academic year, each to conduct research and teach courses as Fulbright Scholars, a program of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Participants in the White House "Working Fathers" panel included Brigid Schulte of the Washingon Post, author of "Overwhelmed"; Kipp Jarecke-Cheng, a working father; Kathy Edin, a sociologist at Harvard & Johns Hopkins universities; Clark Professor Abbie Goldberg; and Kyle Pruett, a Yale University psychiatrist.
Alida Cantor is a Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Geography, Clark University. Her dissertation fieldwork will contribute to a better understanding of the social and environmental justice impacts of water policy and management.
Andrea and Peter Klein ’64 were given the Distinguished Service Award, and Scott Zoback ’04, M.P.A. ’05, received the Young Alumni Award at the May 16 Clark University Reunion Dinner in Tilton Hall.
Scott Rechler ’89 receives the gift of a clock from Director of Alumni Affairs Aixa Kidd and President David Angel. Scott Rechler ’89 returned to Clark University as the featured speaker at the May 16 Reunion Dinner where he lauded his alma mater’s willingness to compel change and stressed the ongoing need for...
Recent Clark University graduate Yohan Senerath is on the North American College All Star Model UN Team. Clark University graduate Yohan D. Senerath ’14 has been named to the select roster of the 2013-2014 North American College All Star Model UN Team.
Ron Shaich '76, founder, chairman of the board, and CEO of Panera Bread Company, received an honorary degree and delivered the keynote Commencement address at Clark University, May 18. Clark University held its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, awarding 511 bachelor's degrees, 442 master's, and 16 doctoral degrees...
Betsy Huang, Clark University associate professor of English and Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion, thanks students after receiving the Outstanding Teacher Award, at the annual Senior Brunch, May 14.
Psychology professor Wendy Grolnick Clark University professor of psychology Wendy Grolnick has been named the 2014-2015 Executive Branch Science Fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA). Through a partnership between the APA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), she will...
Streams of acid drainage can be seen flowing downhill from the Tulsequah Chief Mine in British Columbia. (Photo is courtesy of Clark University Class of 2006 alumnus Chris Miller, of CSM Photos. Miller is freelance photographer based in Juneau, Alaska.)

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