ClarkNow Articles & Blogs

July 21, 2014
In a world where racism, sexism, and homophobia exist, it is important for young people to have access to role models they can trust and respect—individuals who can help them develop knowledge, skills, and a sense of purpose. Clark University is now helping to train those leaders by offering a Professional Certificate in...
June 17, 2014
Participants in the White House "Working Fathers" panel included Brigid Schulte of the Washingon Post, author of "Overwhelmed"; Kipp Jarecke-Cheng, a working father; Kathy Edin, a sociologist at Harvard & Johns Hopkins universities; Clark Professor Abbie Goldberg; and Kyle Pruett, a Yale University psychiatrist.
May 16, 2014
Psychology professor Wendy Grolnick Clark University professor of psychology Wendy Grolnick has been named the 2014-2015 Executive Branch Science Fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA). Through a partnership between the APA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), she will also...
May 15, 2014
Scott Rechler '89 is a major force in the competitive world of Manhattan real estate, but among his greatest achievements is helping One World Trade Center rise from the ashes of Ground Zero. Growing up in New York, he had wanted to attend the sort of leafy New England college whose personality was entwined with a deep,...
May 13, 2014
Clark University Vice President Jack Foley with Marcy Reed, president of National Grid, and Tim Garvin '85, president of the United Way of Central Massachusetts (Photo: United Way of Central MA)   Jack Foley, the Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services for Clark University, was presented...
Sign for the EcoTarium's City Science exhibit
May 8, 2014
Where do city birds nest? What is your neighborhood made of, and how does it work? How do you feel when you look at your lawn? These questions are the focus of some of the museum exhibits on urban ecology Clark University students are preparing with the help of the young visitors at Worcester's EcoTarium, thanks to funding...
Time traveler - Clark University
May 5, 2014
In the winter of his junior year, G. Max Bernheimer was walking to class from his apartment on Loudon Street and stepped into a puddle. This was no rain-fed pool — this was a Worcester puddle in all its terrible glory, a deep ugly gash filled with melted snow and chunks of ice. Bernheimer sank to his shin in the frigid...
April 18, 2014
[Update: Elena started her job at Amazon.com on July 28, 2014. Her “super secret” project was the Amazon Fire Phone.] On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg, chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor...
Towering Ambitions - Clark University
April 2, 2014
Scott Rechler '89 is a major force in the competitive world of Manhattan real estate, but among his greatest achievements is helping One World Trade Center rise from the ashes of Ground Zero. Growing up in New York, he had wanted to attend the sort of leafy New England college whose personality was entwined with a deep,...
In the air - Clark University
April 2, 2014
  Attending the WCUW 40th reunion: (front) John McAvoy '78 and Neil Glassman '75; (middle) Carol Marie Kowalski '81 and Ivan Lipton '78; (back) Peter Sohn '77, Stanley Sakellson '78, Leland Stein '78, Walter Henritze '74 and David Goldberg '78. On October 19, 2013, Clarkies from across the country descended on the...
March 10, 2014
Aerial views of San Diego; Miami; Philadelphia; Chicago; Phoenix; and Levittown, N.Y. (N. Giner, Clark University) Among the most pressing global issues of the 21st century are the environmental challenges posed by urbanization and the differing ways people manage urban land. New research led by Clark University...
March 4, 2014
The Clark University Visual and Performing Arts Department celebrated the artistic visions of 17 studio art alumni at a Feb.12 reception for the third "Art After Clark" exhibition, now on display through April 2 at the Traina Center for the Arts' Schiltkamp Gallery. Represented media and techniques range from handmade...
February 25, 2014
Clark University’s Model United Nations Team performed well at the 60th session of the prestigious Harvard National Model U.N. Conference (HNMUN 2014), which took place Feb. 13 - 16 in Boston. The Harvard Model U.N. conference is one of the most competitive conferences in the Model U.N. circuit, attracting more than 3,000...
January 22, 2014
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco presents 'Journey to the Podium.'   Richard Blanco smiled, gestured to the standing-room only crowd, and remarked that it was the first time he’d ever witnessed a “poetry stampede.”
January 14, 2014
Watch: Sara Brown, Stern Family Fellow at Clark's Strassler Center, is interviewed at the launch of Kwibuka20.
January 8, 2014
Arshad Kudrolli, Jan and Larry Landry University Professor and chair of the Physics Department, in his lab at Clark University.  
January 2, 2014
Strategies to "green" Clark University, ranging from planting "edible landscaping" to divesting in fossil fuels, formed the theme of final team projects in The Sustainable University course taught by Jennie Stephens, associate professor of environmental science and policy in the Department of International Development,...
December 23, 2013
Watch: Four 2013 Clark LEEP Pioneers reflect on their summer projects.
December 23, 2013
Eighty-seven high school students from across Massachusetts recently attended the first annual Youth Summit on Race, Class and Education, organized by Clark’s Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education.   For six hours, high school students focused on the topic of how race and class shapes the educational experiences of young...
December 3, 2013
Satellite image shows large (multi-kilometer scale) melt ponds and streams on the George VI ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula. These were taken by the WorldView-1 satellite. (Copyright: DigitalGlobe).  
November 18, 2013
Betsy Huang, Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion Last September, Clark University's Higgins School of Humanities was awarded a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation following a complex, sometimes grueling application process successfully executed by a team of faculty and staff. Associate Professor of...
November 14, 2013
Read: Author Leslie Margolis ‘96 has earned a loyal following among young readers thanks to a pair of feisty heroines named Annabelle and Maggie.
November 14, 2013
Leslie (Goldman) Margolis '96 came to Clark knowing she wanted to be a writer. But her doubts led her down a different path, and into a double major of government and sociology with a minor in women's studies. "I couldn't conceptualize how anyone could survive and support themselves writing fiction so I tried to find...
October 21, 2013
Prof. Sarah Binder Clark University's Harrington Public Affairs Lecture Series will feature "Congress: Legislating in Polarizing Times," a lecture by Sarah Binder, a political scientist with George Washington University and the Brookings Institution. The lecture will take place on Monday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in Tilton...
Driving force - Clark University
October 15, 2013
With astute analysis and forward thinking, chief economic adviser Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, M.A. '88, Ph.D. '86, helps steer Ford Motor Company toward profitability Ellen Hughes-Cromwick began raising red flags in the fall of 2006. As recounted in the 2012 book "American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor...

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