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Clark University Vice President Jack Foley with Marcy Reed, president of National Grid, and Tim Garvin '85, president of the United Way of Central Massachusetts (Photo: United Way of Central MA)   Jack Foley, the Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services for Clark University, was...
In the United States, a person who has failed in one or more activities has come to be labeled a loser — a “deficient self,” according to Carnegie-Mellon University historian Scott A. Sandage. In his March 25 lecture “Welcome to Loserville: A Historian Talks about Failure,” Sandage used the historian’s lens to examine...
Five Clark undergraduates — Xiying Huang '16, Ruoyang Lin '16, Andrew Masley '14, David Scheff '15 and Zhuoming (Colin) Tan '16 — took part in The 8th Annual Cambridge Science Festival at the Cambridge Public Library on Saturday, April 19.
Sign for the EcoTarium's City Science exhibit
Where do city birds nest? What is your neighborhood made of, and how does it work? How do you feel when you look at your lawn? These questions are the focus of some of the museum exhibits on urban ecology Clark University students are preparing with the help of the young visitors at Worcester's EcoTarium, thanks to...
Clark University President David P. Angel, as Board Chair of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA), speaks at the grand opening of new offices in downtown Worcester.
Time traveler - Clark University
In the winter of his junior year, G. Max Bernheimer was walking to class from his apartment on Loudon Street and stepped into a puddle. This was no rain-fed pool — this was a Worcester puddle in all its terrible glory, a deep ugly gash filled with melted snow and chunks of ice. Bernheimer sank to his shin in the frigid...
Clark University associate professor of political science Michael Butler has recently been awarded a Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship to support continuing work on his research monograph “Shunning Strangers: Explaining the Humanitarian Intervention Deficit.”
Clark University students, along with Prof. Srini Sitaraman, visited the United Nations on April 17. Students from the Clark University Model United Nations Program, along with students enrolled in the University's "United Nations and International Politics" course, made a field visit to United Nations Headquarters in...
From left: Officer Efrain Diaz, Officer Francis Torres, University Police Office Manager Melissa Tula and Chief Stephen Goulet took part in the April 19 Finish Strong 5K. Members of the Clark University Police Department participated in the April 19 Watertown Police Finish Strong 5K, held on the one year anniversary...
Clark University Professor Anthony Bebbington has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Some of the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Clark University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The University is included in the education services company’s just-released “The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”
Legislators and other officials listen to a presentation by Ira Ockne, M.D., during the Family Impact Seminar. The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University made its annual visit to the Massachusetts State House on March 26 to apprise policymakers on the toll that obesity, diabetes and...
[Update: Elena started her job at Amazon.com on July 28, 2014. Her “super secret” project was the Amazon Fire Phone.] On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg, chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor...
Professor Bebbington Anthony Bebbington, Director of the Graduate School of Geography and Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins Professor of Environment and Society at Clark University, was recently awarded a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in support of his forthcoming book, “Natural resource...
Clark University Ph.D. student Gbeton Somasse, left, meets recently with his adviser, Professor of economics Wayne Gray. Clark University economics researcher and Ph.D. student Gbetonmasse B. Somasse has been selected by the International Economic Association to present a recent paper at the Young African Scholars...
Trish Cronin, director of athletics and recreation at Clark University Clark University President David Angel announced that Patricia H. (Trish) Cronin has been named Director of Athletics and Recreation at Clark University. Cronin served as interim director of Athletics and Recreation for the past eight months while...
A record 7,291 students applied to become members of Clark University’s Class of 2018, representing a 31 percent increase over last year’s numbers and an astounding 70 percent rise over two years. The Office of Admissions called in all hands — and some pinch hitters -- to handle the massive workload, spending  long days...
Dr. Roger Landry is president of Masterpiece Living, a group of experts dedicated to changing public policy to enable successful aging.
The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has awarded more Ph.D.s than any other geography program in the United States. The Clark University Graduate School of Geography has been selected to join a prestigious group of institutions that receive funding from the Edna Bailey Sussman Foundation for U.S.-based...
Towering Ambitions - Clark University
Scott Rechler '89 is a major force in the competitive world of Manhattan real estate, but among his greatest achievements is helping One World Trade Center rise from the ashes of Ground Zero. Growing up in New York, he had wanted to attend the sort of leafy New England college whose personality was entwined with a deep...
In the air - Clark University
  Attending the WCUW 40th reunion: (front) John McAvoy '78 and Neil Glassman '75; (middle) Carol Marie Kowalski '81 and Ivan Lipton '78; (back) Peter Sohn '77, Stanley Sakellson '78, Leland Stein '78, Walter Henritze '74 and David Goldberg '78. On October 19, 2013, Clarkies from across the country descended on the...
Clark University’s Adam Institute for Urban Teaching and School Practice hosted the seventh annual meeting of the Urban Teacher Education Consortium, March 5-7. In attendance were more than 50 participants from colleges and universities from the Northeast, Midwest and California. The consortium was coordinated by the...
Will the rise of the global economy be the death of unions and collective bargaining? How can unions safeguard employee wages, benefits and workplace conditions when companies can hire workers in countries where they have no bargaining power or legal protection? Can unions deal with globalization by using their...
From left, Clark University students Danielle Strandson, Radhika Sharma, Eliana Hadjiandreou, Mariana Lopez-Davila, and Oscar Zapata in Washington, D.C.
Clark University will hold its 110th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The processional will begin at noon followed by a University-wide ceremony. At approximately 1:30 p.m., graduate students and their guests will move to the Kneller Athletic Center for a graduate school...

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