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Abbie Goldberg, associate professor of psychology Do children of gay and lesbian parents play the same way children of heterosexual parents do?   If not, how do they differ?  Is there a benefit or drawback to this?
Jennie Stephens, associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy Clark University associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Jennie Stephens, presented research and organized a research panel on energy system transitions at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)...
The Family Impact Seminars were recently named a Bright Idea by the Innovations in American Government Awards Program at Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. The Massachusetts Family Impact Seminars are organized and presented by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at...
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is listed among the nation’s best in The Princeton Review’s 2013 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools.” Clark appears as one of the “Best Business Schools in the Northeast.” In the Clark University business school profile, students surveyed frequently agreed...
Assistant Prof. Karen Frey Karen Frey, assistant professor of Geography at Clark University, recently received Arctic Science research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Lawrence Baum Clark University’s Harrington Public Affairs Lecture Series will sponsor “The Supreme Court and the Polarization of American Politics,” a lecture by political scientist Lawrence Baum of Ohio State University. The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 4 p.m. in Tilton Hall, second floor of the...
Professor Bebbington In the developing world, social movements led by urban, rural and often indigenous people who are opposed to projects they regard as inappropriate and exploitative can be very effective, according to recently released (Oct. 10) findings based on research led by Anthony Bebbington, Higgins...
Geographers publish findings from  regional research in trade journal Associate Prof. John Rogan
What's eating Mark Bittman - Clark University
The New York Times' food editorialist, and Clark class of '71, offers a sane response to an American diet flirting with madness New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg came under fire this spring, which is hardly an unusual circumstance for the leader of the country's largest and most complicated city. But the reason for...
Professor Willem Klooster Rumors that they had been emancipated fueled many slave uprisings in Europe’s Atlantic colonies during the early modern era, according to Clark University historian Willem Klooster. In his Sept. 20 lecture “Improvised News: Rumors in the Age before Mass Media,” held in the Higgins Lounge at...
Paul Ropp Paul Ropp, research professor of history, has been selected to receive the 2012 John W. Lund Clark Community Achievement Award. “Jack Lund believed that individuals with drive, passion, and vision can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors, and you exemplify exactly what Jack had in mind with this...
Clark University has been selected, along with eight other liberal arts colleges and universities, to partner with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in a new initiative called Faculty Leadership for Integrative Liberal Learning: Principles and Practices. Supported by a grant from The...
Charles Himmelberg Clark University will host Goldman Sachs credit strategist Charles Himmelberg for a President’s Lecture, “The Economic Road Ahead: Implications For Markets,” on Thursday, October 11, at 4:30 p.m., in Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, 92 Downing Street, Worcester. The lecture is free and open...
Worcester is one of three cities selected to share a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $2,654,895 for the Art of Science Learning Phase 2 grant titled "Integrating Informal STEM and Arts-Based Learning to Foster Innovation."
Block Party heralds Downing St. transformation (From left) Executive Vice President James Collins, Jane '75 and Bill '76 Mosakowski, President David Angel and Vice President Jack Foley chat during the event. September 14 was a day of celebration at Clark, as students, faculty, staff and friends joined President David...
  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...

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