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The 2012 HERO Fellows: (back row) Joeseph Danko, Sean Peters, Andrew Hostetler, Abigail Nehring, Andreas Jozwiak, and Patrick Sheppard; (front row) Shannon Palmer, Michelle Seefeld, Martha Ziemer, Gabriela Spitzer, and Emma McDonell. Clark has been awarded a three-year, $329,992 grant from the National Science...
A new multi-campus partnership involving some of Worcester’s leading colleges will boost efforts to save energy and reduce carbon emissions through innovative technical, financial, and human solutions. Clark University, the College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have partnered with National Grid...
Boston City Councilor Michael Ross ’93 recounts the opportunities he was given at Clark. The world opened up for Michael Ross ’93 the day he arrived in Hughes Hall as a first-year student in 1989. The kid from a working-class Boston family found himself becoming fast friends with students who hailed from Pakistan,...
Clark University celebrated its 108th Commencement on Sunday, May 20.  Degrees were granted to 1,092 graduates:  546 baccalaureate, 520 masters, and 26 doctoral. Carol Geary Schneider, the president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), delivered the Commencement address. AAC&U is the...
Liza Grandia, assistant professor at Clark University, finds it difficult to look at the coffee, bananas or sausage on her breakfast table without thinking about the territorial plight of the nearly one million people that make up Q'eqchi’ Maya, Guatemala's second largest indigenous group, a group she has followed for...
David Angel Clark University President David Angel has entered the blogosphere, writing about the issues affecting higher education, on the national news site The Huffington Post. His first blog makes the case for the value of a college education in a challenging and fluid economy, and he notes how universities are...
The “Now” generation says “Wait” - New Clark poll reveals fast-moving emerging adults won’t skip college and view it as ultimate success ticket. Despite the rising cost of tuition, more than 80 percent of emerging adults ages 18 to 29 agree that one of the most important keys to success in life is a college education,...
The Peace Corps has welcomed Clark University’s International Development, Community & Environment (IDCE) department to its Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program, a graduate fellowship that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) and places them in degree-related, professional internships...
From left: Elizabeth Guarino ’13, Lavar Thomas ’13, Paris Prince MBA ’13, Caitlin Fleck ’12 and Rian Watt ’14 pose for a photo at the National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) Conference. Five Clark University students and two faculty members attended and presented at the 40th annual conference of the National...
The Steinbrecher Fellows 2012-13 pose with Stephen Steinbrecher ’55. Front row, from left to right, are Kulani S. Panapitiya Dias ’13, Tricia M. Labbe ’13, Stephen Steinbrecher ’55, Alexis L. Carlson ’13, Alina P. Michelewicz ’14, and Alison D. Berlent ’13. Back row, from left to right are Shane L.J. D’Lima ’14,...
James Salo Like most alumni facing a milestone reunion, James Salo '02, M.A. '03, is looking forward to catching up with friends and faculty he hasn't seen since his commencement. But Salo has an additional reason to anticipate Reunion 2012 — he will be honored with the annual Young Alumni Award. "It's really special...
Tom and Joan Dolan If you were to read aloud the list of positions, awards and achievements that Tom Dolan ’62, M.A.Ed. ’63 compiled during his 42-year career at Clark University, you would first have to draw a deep breath. Indeed, just typing it could give you carpal tunnel syndrome. Regardless, here goes:
From left are the 2012 Marsh-Mosakowski NOAA Fellows, all Clark juniors: Lauren Ziemer, Karissa Lear, Christina Geller, and Emily Sturdivant. (NOAA Fellow Audrey Seiz was unable to attend.) Mosakowski Institute Director James Gomes and Marsh Institute Director Robert Johnston joined the students and spoke at a special...
Clark University computer science students presented projects at the New England Undergraduate Computing Symposium 2012 (NEUCS12) held at Brandies University on April 21. NEUCS 2012 brought together undergraduates in the computing sciences from universities, colleges, and community colleges in the New England area. The...
Clark University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capstone is a rigorous course that teaches students to develop a business venture using what they have learned at Clark University. The spring 2012 competition had four teams competing for the title of Competition Winner. The teams spent the spring semester conceiving...
Four Clark University undergraduates presented papers at the Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference, held Saturday, April 21, at Assumption College. The conference theme was “Recycling Shakespeare,” and the day concluded with an afternoon session of student performances and scene work at the Hanover Center...
Rebecca Liebman '15 in Washington, D.C. Clark first-year student Rebecca R. Liebman was selected to attend the highly prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University, held March 30 to April 1 at George Washington University, in Washington, DC.
Clark University will hold its 108th Commencement on Sunday, May 20, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green, rain or shine. The procession from Kneller Athletic Center begins at 1:15 p.m. and the ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. Carol Geary Schneider
The Princeton Review has recognized Clark University as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, and includes Clark in the just-released, second annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition." Clark University...
David Adams Clark University’s Peace Studies Program will host the 9th Worcester Community Peace Fair on Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day), from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the Campus Green (rain location is Tilton Hall, 2nd floor, Higgins University Center).
♦ Wallerstein to give public keynote address, ‘Labor vs. Capital?’ ♦ Immanuel Wallerstein
Stephen Roach discusses the economies of China and the U.S. | Photos by Thana’a Hazem ’13 The United States and China are widely perceived as rivals, but the superpowers in fact rely on one another in a number of areas and — if political maneuverings don’t get in the way — could work together on a scale that would...
Stephen DiRado, senior lecturer in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, has been been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He is one of only 181 scholars, artists, and scientists chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in this 88th annual competition for the United States and...
Joe Abdow '14 and Matt Schulman '15 perform a scene from the 2012 New Play Festival. The 2012 New Play Festival features nine student playwrights, three readings and six full productions staged at the Little Center through April 28. The biannual festival heralds the arrival of exciting, fresh talent on the college...
A rain garden will be planted outside of the Bassett Admissions Center at Clark between 2 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, hosted by Clark students who will also offer a public presentation about rain gardens, which are a way to filter polluted water before it reaches streams and rivers. Clark and Main South community...

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