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[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...
Historian Taner Akçam delves into controversial memoir by Armenian soldier
Richard Alley is professor of geosciences at Penn State. He was host of the recent PBS miniseries "Earth: The Operators’ Manual." (Pennsylvania State University)
Clark University is recognized among the "Best Graduate Schools 2015" by U.S. News & World Report in its just-released annual guide.
Aerial views of San Diego; Miami; Philadelphia; Chicago; Phoenix; and Levittown, N.Y. (N. Giner, Clark University) Among the most pressing global issues of the 21st century are the environmental challenges posed by urbanization and the differing ways people manage urban land. New research led by Clark University...
Dozens of college advisers and guidance counselors from around the country will convene with a panel of distinguished academics and professionals for the Third Annual Counselor Symposium at Clark University, titled “Where Are the Men?” The symposium, on Sunday March 23 and Monday March 24, will focus on the growing...
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Clark University one of the top ten best values in New England private colleges, in a ranking of 35 colleges and universities published in the magazine’s March issue. Clark is ranked at number 10 on the list. In December, Clark appeared at number 35 on Kiplinger’s annual ranking of...
The Clark University Visual and Performing Arts Department celebrated the artistic visions of 17 studio art alumni at a Feb.12 reception for the third "Art After Clark" exhibition, now on display through April 2 at the Traina Center for the Arts' Schiltkamp Gallery. Represented media and techniques range from handmade...
The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at Clark University will partner with the Worcester Division of Public Health. The City of Worcester and Clark University announce the creation of an innovative Academic Health Department, the result of a partnership combining scholarship and practice to improve public...
Clark University’s Model United Nations Team performed well at the 60th session of the prestigious Harvard National Model U.N. Conference (HNMUN 2014), which took place Feb. 13 - 16 in Boston. The Harvard Model U.N. conference is one of the most competitive conferences in the Model U.N. circuit, attracting more than 3,...
In her new book, “Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris,” Clark University associate professor of history Nina Kushner explores the world of the eighteenth-century Parisian demimonde, in which women sold sex, company, and even love to the men of the elite in exchange for being “...
While the Puerto Rican independence movement was a political failure, it has contributed immensely to the Puerto Rican identity, influencing both literature and culture. A provocative new book by Clark University associate professor of Spanish María Acosta Cruz uses examples from Puerto Rican literature, history, and...
Members of the Clark University community are always finding creative ways to recycle just about everything. Clark’s OneCard’s Office recently started recycling old Clark OneCards into guitar picks. Business Manager Paul Wykes had the idea after he bought his son a guitar pick maker for Christmas in 2012. This past year...

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