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More than 1,000 people from around the globe will travel to Clark University on September 24th to participate in an international summit on Informed Activism: Scarce Resources, Armed Conflict and Congo.  Convened by the University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, in partnership with Los Angeles...
♦ Fall Symposium to focus on ‘Why We Educate’ ♦  This fall, Clark University’s Higgins School of Humanities will celebrate 25 years since its founding by Alice Coonley Higgins.  Since 1986, the Higgins School as provided a wealth of support through grants for humanities faculty research, sponsored innovative...
Clark University’s academic caliber and financial value has helped it climb up ten spots from last year to earn a No. 31 ranking in the “Great Schools, Great  Prices” category of the 2012 edition of America’s Best Colleges released by the U.S News Media Group. “We think it is especially noteworthy that Clark was...
David McDonough, director of Career Services; Mark Miller, professor of Political Science; Attorney General Martha Coakley; President David Angel; Matt Diamond '12 Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley urged a Clark audience to keep close watch on the debates surrounding the constitutionality of several major...
Cheryl Hamilton '01 “My senior thesis changed my life.”
Dr. Jessie Gruman Jessie Gruman, Ph.D., nationally known health care author and expert on patient engagement, will deliver the Alex Drapos Memorial Lecture, “That’s Not What I Wanted to Hear!: Evidence-Based Medicine and our Hard Choices,” at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Razzo Hall. The Alex Drapos Memorial Lecture...
Clark's 2010-2011 recruitment poster features an upside-down Zachary Meager '12. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Clark University a winner in the 2011 CASE Circle of Excellence Awards Program. Clark received a silver award in the category of Individual Student Recruitment...
Sierra magazine’s fifth annual ranking of the nation’s “Coolest Schools” places Clark University at No. 17. A salute to the efforts of colleges around the country helping to solve climate issues and operate sustainably, the Sierra cover feature spotlights the schools that are making a true impact for the planet, from...
Clark Labs is the recipient of a two-year, $1.8 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop a decision support software application for land management. The new software suite will be built upon Clark Lab’s Land Change Modeler, an application developed for land change analysis, prediction and the...
Clark University is listed in Forbes’ annual “America's Best Colleges” report, rising further into the top third at #125 on the list of 650 schools recognized this year, up from #161 overall in 2010. Besides the overall ranking, Clark is listed as follows in separate categories: #111 in Private Colleges #38 in Research...
Clark University is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, as recognized by The Princeton Review in its newly released college guidebook, “The Best 376 Colleges: 2012 Edition.” Clark is also among the institutions deemed “Best in the Northeast.”
Clark University is included in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which identifies “the best and most interesting of the more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States.” The Fiske Guide is compiled by former New York Times Education Editor Edward B. Fiske, known as a leading...
Clark receives NSF funding for research project on ecological homogenization  Clark University recently received major funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support "Collaborative Research:  Ecological Homogenization of Urban America," a project expected to transform scientific understanding of the...
The Clark University Graduate School of Management announces a ‘greener’ selection of  business courses for the academic calendar for 2011-2012, emphasizing Clark’s continued leadership in focusing on environmental , social change and sustainability issues in today’s business industry . Recently voted one of the top “...
Clark University's Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) program recently was named by the U.S. Department of Education as a “case study” for violence prevention programming. Clark is one of only seven universities to be singled out as a national model in the violence prevention category. Clark University has long been...
Prof. Denise Hines and Canadian Senator Anne Cools at the Roundtable on Family Dynamics, in May 2011, at Parliament in Ottawa, Canada. Denise A. Hines, Clark University Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, was one of twelve experts called upon to participate in the Roundtable of Family Dynamics of the Senate of...
Agnes Beckmann is pictured with one of the teachers and a group of 1st grade girls in Nepal Agnes E. Beckmann '12 received a Steinbrecher Fellowship from Clark University and has spent the beginning of her summer vacation volunteering at a day care and school in Kathmandu at a non-profit organization, Orchid Garden...
Clark University graduate students Michael J. Geheran and Joanna Sliwa, and recent graduate Serena T. Pham, are spending the 2011-12 academic year studying abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The three scholars were selected on the basis of academic or professional achievements, as well as for their...
From left: Tirrell-Wysocki poses with President Angel the day Clark Eco-Reps planted 350 daffodils around campus buildings in honor of Earth Day. Photo by Champo Mapulanga. Hannah J. Tirrell-Wysocki, of Canterbury, N.H., was the first student to be recognized at Clark University for Leadership in Sustainability.
The memorial to Clark's Dean of Women, Hazel Hughes, outside JC001 (the former women's gym) An old adage insists that “everyone has a story,” and never was that truer than at the May 21 gathering of Clark’s early women athletes in Room 001 of Jonas Clark Hall — the former Women’s Gym. Their stories flowed freely,...
Ron Shaich '76 spoke about his Clark and business experiences, at the alumni dinner on May 20. "It all started at Clark." With those five words, Ron Shaich '76, the founder and longtime CEO of Panera Bread, launched a rousing multi-media presentation at Reunion Weekend, tracing the path that has led to his newest...
Deborah M. Merrill, associate professor of sociology, recently published "When Your Children Marry: How Marriage Changes Relationships with Adult Children."
One of five "good government" maps of proposed 2012 Massachusetts Congressional Districts, prepared by Clark University students taking a special spring course, "Congressional Districting: The Geography of Politics." The Special Joint Committee on Redistricting at the State House in Boston, now grappling with the task...
The International Center of Worcester (ICW) will host former Ambassador to Qatar and Lebanon, Mark Hambley, to speak on the topic “Reflections on the ‘Arab Spring’ as it Moves into the Long, Hot Summer,” at the ICW Annual Meeting, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 27, at Tilton Hall in the Higgins University Center at Clark...

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