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  Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis speaks with students just after presenting a guest lecture. Michael Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, offered his insider’s perspectives to a group of Clark students on Sept. 17 during a frank discussion about life in...
Fall events, lectures to focus on death, extinction, renewal Clark will host cultural historian Morris Berman tonight for the first public lecture of the fall semester’s Difficult Dialogues Symposium, “The End of Things/Death, Extinction, Renewal."
Clark University is again recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of Best Colleges. The just-released issue recognizes Clark’s outstanding academics and financial value, placing Clark at No. 83 among national universities and No. 28 on the list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” Clark placed at No. 94...
In contrast with cultural stereotypes, particularly that of "freeloading" off their parents, young people actually receive little to no financial support from their parents and strive for independence, even if it means living on a tight budget, according to the latest Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults.
In 2009, faced with a 23 percent pay cut and threats to close permanently The Boston Globe, the union employees of New England’s flagship newspaper returned to the bargaining table and settled for a 6 percent wage cut, pension freeze, reduced health care benefits and a five-day unpaid furlough. According to Gary Chaison...
Will O’Brien may have the campus’s best answer to the age-old question: How did you spend your summer vacation? Will O'Brien with executives from Duc Viet and Bui (Minnie) Ngoc '13.
A student bicycles from the Goddard Library toward the Downing Street plaza. Students and other members of the Clark University community who had been away during the summer were greeted by many changes to the campus landscape.
♦ ‘Defamation’ brings playwright Todd Logan ’75 back to campus ♦ Todd Logan '75 Todd Logan ’75 writes plays that he hopes will remain vivid for audience members after they leave the theater and get into their cars. That ride home, he explains, can be a magical time, when the emotions stirred by what they’ve just...
Selective guide tags schools ‘that will change the way you think about colleges’ "What happens when you take the best of a liberal arts college and the best of a research university and mash them together? You get Clark. The university is in a field by itself.” So begins the Clark University chapter of the newest...
Associate Professor Abbie Goldberg According to a new book by Abbie E. Goldberg, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University, when gay men adopt, they perceive they are more readily accepted by their family members than they were when they were childless.
Clark University has again been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education. Clark is included in the education services company’s 2013 annual college guide, "The Best 377 Colleges," released August 21. Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year...
Clark students work on home restoration in Biloxi, Mississippi. For nearly a decade, several of Clark University’s incoming students have taken the opportunity to begin their Clark college careers a little early – and away from campus. This summer, nine incoming students, two student mentors and a Clark administrator...
Clark University has introduced a pioneering model for higher education called LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) that fully integrates life-changing world, workplace and personal experiences with a robust liberal arts curriculum, giving students the full range of skills needed to thrive in today's complex...
The 2013 revised and updated Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Clark University among the list of  “best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by Edward B. Fiske, who served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times.  Now a leading...
Eight Clark undergraduate students received stipends of up to $2500 to conduct internships in the non-profit sector this summer.  The support for these internships was made possible through the generous support of Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Following is a list of these...
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, celebrity, and host of Top Chef Padma Lakshmi '92 has found a recipe for a sweet and savory life If you try to find Padma Parvati Lakshmi in the 1992 "Pasticcio", you'll be lucky to spot her in a single blurry, uncaptioned photo where she stands among a large group of students holding a...
Student uses $10,000 stipend from Davis Projects for Peace to make his dream come true Petros Vilakati '13 Clark University junior Bonginkhosi (Petros) Vilakati ’13 spent the summer establishing a recycling and composting program in his native Swaziland with the help of a $10,000 grant he received this spring from...
Participants in the 2012 APA/Clark University Workshop pose with the statue of Sigmund Freud The 8th annual American Psychological Association-Clark UniversityWorkshop for High School Teachers was held on the Clark campus from July 16through July 18.  The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS)...
Clark University appears in Forbes’ annual “America's Top Colleges” report; it is #128 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year. Besides the overall ranking, Clark appears as #111 in the list of Private Colleges and is #51 in the list of Research Universities. The rankings, which are compiled exclusively for...
♦ Top results: Sex with emotional commitment; marriage before children; unions that last forever ♦ In an age of short-lived celebrity marriages, widespread divorce, babies being born outside of marriage, and the ever-popular “hooking up,” young people are remarkably traditional about their expectations for love,...
Assistant professor of geography Christopher Williams monitors a micrometeorological tower, part of the global FLUXNET data-collection network. water, and energy exchanges. Findings from a new scientific study indicate a major carbon release from extreme turn-of-the-century drought in the North American West – the...
From Cambodia to Boston, Clark undergrads help edit survivor testimonies, analyze Holocaust education materials, examine human rights issues Clark University Undergraduates Danielle Osterman’14, Shelby Margolin’13 and Anna Voremberg’13 have been spending their summer months continuing their studies and conducting...
Clark University’s School of Professional Studies announces the launch of graduate programs in cyber security, beginning in this fall. The Cyber Security Graduate Programs are designed to address a growing knowledge and talent gap related to global cyber security challenges. Cyber threats are rapidly becoming the...
Girls conduct chemistry experiments at Clark, during Girls Inc. Worcester's Eureka! program for STEM learning. (Girls Inc. Worcester/Heather Keenan) The mission at Girls Inc. of Worcester is to “inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.”

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