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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...
Pat Glispin in action during a recent game. The Clark University women’s basketball team gave longtime head coach Pat Glispin her 500th career coaching victory with a 54-51 win over Wellesley College on Feb. 12. The win also keeps the Cougars’ playoff hunt alive. Glispin, who is now in her 30th season as the head...
Clark University's Mock Trial "A Team," from left: Assistant Coach Rory Coursey '13, Seth Katzman '15, Jacob Garber '14, Valerie Johnson '15, Joshua Dell '15, Sadie Hazelkorn '15, Katie Courville '16, and Emily Art '17. One of Clark University’s two Mock Trial teams is moving on to the national tournament, earning...
Daniel Schrag, director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment, delivered the President's Lecture at Clark University As climate change occurs, scientists continue to struggle with questions of how the human race must prepare, adapt, and meet its challenges. Daniel Schrag, director of the Harvard...
Students and guests enjoy dinner and conversation during a "Don't Bite Your Tongue" gathering in Bullock Hall lounge at Clark University.   A new series of “Don’t Bite Your Tongue” dinners brings together Clark University students – face-to-face in their residence halls – for challenging discussions on topics often...
Clark University will host “The Financial Crisis, Five Years Later: Progress or Paralysis?” at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing St., Worcester.  Professor Jacqueline Geoghegan, chair of the Department of Economics, will moderate the discussion. Paul Saltzman '82...
Ron Carter, jazz hall of famer and among the most-recorded bassists in jazz history, will perform at Clark University on March 12, the inaugural concert of the Geller Jazz Concert Series.
Daniel Schrag, director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment Clark University will present a lecture by Harvard geologist and leading environmental science expert Daniel Schrag, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Tilton Hall, Higgins University Center, 950 Main St. It will be followed by a...
The Clark University Higgins School of Humanities will launch the Spring Dialogue Symposium, Embracing Failure, with a Community Conversation facilitated by Professor Eric DeMeulenaere (Education) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons. “We live in a society that strives to measure our...
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco presents 'Journey to the Podium.'   Richard Blanco smiled, gestured to the standing-room only crowd, and remarked that it was the first time he’d ever witnessed a “poetry stampede.”
Clark University senior Rachel Spera, runs with youngsters during a sports camp led by Clark athletes visiting Guatemala in January.   A group of Clark University student-athletes spent their holiday break participating in the Clark Athletics Service Learning Trip (CAST) to Guatemala, where they conducted research on...
The Clark University alumni magazine has received two awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District I Excellence Awards Contest. CLARK alumni magazine earned a gold award for best design, and a bronze for best writing for magazines with circulations of 25,000 and above. “We...
  Jennie Stephens is associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University Jennie Stephens, associate professor of environmental science and policy at Clark University, has published an opinion piece recommending that the resources devoted to reducing carbon emissions be redirected to finding...
Arshad Kudrolli, Jan and Larry Landry University Professor and chair of the Physics Department, in his lab at Clark University.  
Richard Blanco delivered his poem "One Today" at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. One year since he appeared at the podium during President Barack Obama's inauguration, celebrated poet Richard Blanco will join the Clark University celebration of Martin Luther King Day, beginning at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20,...

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