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President David Angel, center, meets with Lund Award recipients Andre Kenstowicz (left), fifth-year master’s degree student, and Greg Doerschler, Clark Senior Analyst and student Outing Club adviser. Clark University President David Angel presented the 2011 John W. Lund Community Achievement Award to Greg Doerschler,...
Chouchou Namegabe Chouchou Namegabe stood before a spellbound audience in the Kneller Athletic Center on Saturday and talked about the rape of her country. “Women’s bodies are being used as a battlefield,” Namegabe said. “Each single case is a tragedy.” The journalist and activist described how systematic sexual...
Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) has been included on a list of Top 100 MBA programs worldwide, compiled by The Aspen Institute for its biennial Beyond Grey Pinstripes survey. GSOM was selected for demonstrating significant leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into...
Liza Grandia, Assistant Professor at Clark University’s International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department, has been granted a Fulbright Canada award to conduct research at McGill University. Grandia will focus on Dow Chemical’s NAFTA challenge of Canada’s ban of the herbicide 2,4-D, due to its...
Clark University Provost Davis Baird has announced the appointment of the next holders of four endowed chairs. Arshad Kudrolli has been appointed to a three-year term as the new Jan and Larry Landry University Professor. Established in 1997, the Landry University Professorship is made possible by a generous gift from...
Robert Goddard and his autobiography, which traveled to the moon with astronaut Buzz Aldrin, shown above during the 1969 moon landing (NASA photo) Artifacts often travel great distances to reach their final destinations in university collections. But 238,857 miles? (Or 477,714 miles roundtrip.)
Fitchburg Mayor Lisa A. Wong (黃素芬), Massachusetts’ first female mayor of Chinese heritage and so far the United States' second youngest Chinese-heritage mayor, will speak at Clark University about education and Chinese heritage issues, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Grace Conference Room, Higgins University...
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...

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