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Steven Rothstein, president of the Perkins School for the Blind, one of the world’s leading institutions for educating the blind and deaf-blind, will present "Individuals with Disabilities: The Next Civil Rights Movement,” as part of Clark University’s Difficult Dialogues program at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, in...
Anna Moran ’10, Sarah Richard ’11, Prof. Srini Sitaraman, Katerina Antoniou ’10, Fei Lu ’11, and Abir Joshi ’11 at the Model U.N. conference. Twenty-four students on the Clark University Model United Nations participated and team delegates earned four awards in the highly competitive, international Harvard National...
Clark University’s Office of Intercultural Affairs will present Sapphire, poet and author of the 1996 novel “Push” (which may be better known by its film adaptation title "Precious"), as part of their Black History month celebration at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22, in Daniels Theater, Atwood Hall on Downing Street,...
Clark University sophomore All-American diver Eileen Garcia (New York, N.Y.) is featured in the February 22 issue of Sports Illustrated. The issue, which hits newsstands on Thursday (Feb. 18) and has American speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno on the cover, has Garcia in the famed "Faces in the Crowd" section detailing her...
From left: Syndicated columnist Bob Franken, Llewellyn King, host and executive producer of White House Chronicle, and James Gomes, director of the Mosakowski Institute at Clark.
Photos provided by Alexa Navasero and Eiji Miura. Ten Clark University students and one Clark alumnus recently returned from Bo, Sierra Leone, with David Jordan, president of Seven Hills Foundation, and longtime adjunct professor at Clark University. Many of the students who participated in the trip had completed...
Clark University was recently named to CollegeSurfing.com’s list of 50 Social Media Innovators in Higher Education, earning a bronze medal in the “Web 2.0 College Olympics.” Clark landed 41st among the fifty schools that CollegeSurfing said “captivated us with their social media savvy.”
Joseph J. McGowan, president of Bellarmine University, passes the gavel to Clark President John Bassett. WORCESTER, MA—Clark University President John Bassett was installed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) at the organization’s annual...
WORCESTER, MA— Clark University’s Difficult Dialogues Initiative and The Public Conversations Project, a leading dialogue consulting organization based in Watertown, Mass., will host a conference, “Inviting Dialogue; Renewing the Deep Purposes of Higher Education,” on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12. The...
Dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking are everybody's concern, and the resulting pain and shame that often occurs when one is victimized can be prevented when somebody — a friend or even a stranger — decides to act. Bystander intervention has proved effective time and again in thwarting an assault. Yet studies...
Clark University students don’t have to travel to Iraq, Burundi, or Myanmar to help refugees with microfinance; a new course offered in the International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE) Department allows students to assist these populations here in Worcester, and to help secure funding that will launch...
John and Kay Bassett have been deeply involved in the economic and cultural organizations and initiatives of the Worcester community—together and individually—since occupying Harrington House on the Clark University campus a decade ago. Now, the Bassetts will be honored together as co-recipients of the Worcester...
Dignitaries experience ‘magic’ of Clark and city school partnership Gov. Deval Patrick and Clark President John Bassett listen as students talk about UPCS.
David P. Angel, Clark University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, will become the next president of the University, William S. Mosakowski, Chairman of the Board of Trustees announced on Dec. 30.
Clark University today (Dec. 15) released a Climate Action Plan outlining the University's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ultimately become carbon-neutral by 2030.   "Clark University has had a longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability," said Clark President John Bassett, who became a...
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The Fall 2009 issue of Liberal Education magazine focuses on the “rich body of research, thought and experience” shared at the Clark University/AAC&U Conference on Liberal Education & Effective Practice, an invitation-only conference that included 30 experts from academia as well as the nonprofit and corporate...
Findings help convince Federal Judge to order grizzly relisting   Colin S. Peacock of Tucson, Ariz., was one of 11 Clark University undergraduates who was awarded a Steinbrecher Fellowship to support his creative research project this summer and throughout the 2009-2010 academic year.  Peacock is using his Steinbrecher...
Clark University recently honored four students who were selected to become members of its 2009-2010 Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) Fellowship program. Clark President John Bassett presented the awards at the annual fall dinner reception for outstanding students Initiated at the Graduate School of...
Clark alumnus and former Worcester resident Lee Gurel, Ph.D., of Alexandria, Va., has given $500,000 to the University to establish the Endowed Education Fund, aiming to help "share the secret" of Clark's model of effective urban education.
The tourism industry is the world’s largest employer, and a new collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU) and Clark University is devoted to making it more responsible to communities. ASU’s Megapolitan Tourism Research Center and Clark’s George Perkins Marsh Institute are developing several international and...
During a decade marked by tumultuous global and domestic crises and a dramatically altered higher education landscape, Clark President John Bassett has worked closely with faculty, alumni and friends of the University to advance academic goals and strengthen Clark's reputation as a research institution. Under his tenure...
The Alex Drapos Memorial Lecture Series at Clark UNiversity continues its program of free, public lectures concerning law and American society. Kevin R. Johnson, a noted international expert on immigration, race and civil rights law, delivered “Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Borders and...
Sept. 28, 2009 – The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC) has awarded a grant of $150,000 to the newly formed Institute for Energy Innovation and Sustainability (IEIS) in Worcester to support the start-up phase of its operations. The IEIS grew out of discussions led by U.S. Congressman James P. McGovern, D-Worcester...

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