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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...
Jim Gomes introduces the seminar. Is the recession helping to create a population of young people so disillusioned by their bleak job prospects that they’ve abandoned the notion of finding meaningful work? Has the media devoted so much attention to lurid accounts of child abuse that they are missing the real story —...
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University will welcome Stephen Roach, one of Wall Street’s most influential economists, for a public lecture on “The Changing Financial Climate in Asia: China’s Growing Role in the World,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, 92...
The Political Science Department at Clark University will present the 2012 Harrington Public Affairs Lecture, delivered by M. Steven Fish, titled "“Islam and Democracy: A Look at the Evidence,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Tilton hall, 950 Main Street. Professor Fish is a comparative political scientist at the...
Photo of Annie Jenkins at the stove, with headline saying "The Queen of Comfort Food"
Watch a video with Annie "I hate making pancakes! They're just an all-around hassle." "Hey Annie, you're not supposed to boil them, you know!" Annie Jenkins looks up from the grill at the guy wearing the NStar T-shirt and grins. He's just delivered a good punchline, and she knows it. In fact, she would have been a...
Clark VP for Government and Community Affairs Jack Foley, left, and Congressman James McGovern check out the EV charging station outside the Lasry Center for Biosciences. (Photos: Steven King) On any typical weekday, the parking lot at the Lasry Center for Biosciences is packed with cars. But on the afternoon of...
Collage that includes old photos of Jonas Gilman Clark and Granville Stanley Hall
By Albert B. Southwick '41 Jonas Gilman Clark was born in the hardscrabble town of Hubbardston, Mass., in 1815. Granville Stanley Hall was born about 80 miles west in the hardscrabble town of Ashfield, Mass., in 1845. Their humble beginnings were about the only thing they shared.
20 under 30 - Clark University
Mary Badon surgically mends broken bones. Sara Brown is helping mend a broken country. Jay Shapiro's new film chronicles Uganda's first Little League team. Scott Silver's new film aims for major-league thrills.Caitlyn Thayer teaches business owners how to be social-media savvy. Gunnar Hagstrom teaches kids separated by...
Off the menu - Clark University
There was a time when food was something you ate but rarely pondered. You did not know, or care, where your dinner came from, or how it would interact with your body once it was consumed. That was then. Sure, many folks still eat with abandon, but many others, like the Clarkies profiled on these pages, are trying to...
Prof. Anthony Bebbington Anthony Bebbington, Higgins Professor of Environment and Society and Director of the Graduate School of Geography, recently traveled to Ottawa to serve as an invited witness before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on “The Role of the Private Sector in...
William Koelsch in the stacks at Goddard Library. "Check the Koelsch book." It's the standard response to the innumerable questions that arise about Clark's past. Why was anthropology professor Franz Boas' research considered revolutionary for its time? What president of the United States delivered Clark's 1905...
Drawing on unprecedented access to greatly extended and once secret  documents from the Ottoman archives of 1913 onward, Taner Akçam, associate professor at Clark University has written a timely new book, “The Young Turks' Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire” (...
Mortimer H. Appley, the sixth president of Clark University, died Thursday, March 29, at the age of 90. Appley was inaugurated as Clark president on July 1, 1974, and served for 10 years. “The Clark community is saddened to learn of the death of Mort Appley, an accomplished academician, who also provided a firm hand in...
The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center office located at Clark University has been named the winner of the 2012 Service Excellence award, according to an announcement by Robert Nelson, Massachusetts U.S. Small Business Administration District Director.

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