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February 24, 2012
Matthew Feinstein, co-director of the Worcester Roots Project, is the recipient of the 2011 Telegram & Gazette Visions Young Leader Award, honoring his community leadership. Feinstein, who grew up in Western Massachusetts, came to Clark University and graduated with a master’s degree in International Development in...
February 15, 2012
Catherine Usoff Catherine Usoff, Ph.D., has been selected as dean of Clark's Graduate School of Management (GSOM).  She previously served as professor and chair of the Information & Process Management Department at Bentley University. She starts her new post on June 1. “Professor Usoff has an impressive track record...
February 14, 2012
A packed house in the Daniels Theater last night (Feb. 13) heard renowned scholar, author and journalist Melissa Harris-Perry deliver “Black Is…Complicated,” a rousing talk on the challenges facing contemporary black Americans. * Read an article and watch a video of Harris-Perry’s visit to Clark before her talk, featured...
February 13, 2012
Thaddeus Bell '98 and Darlene Ann Dobisch '95 perform during the Alumni Gala Concert. Four Clark alumni, all of them professional singers, took the stage in Razzo Hall on Jan. 27 to showcase their operatic talents and inspire current students who envision a career in music. Clark Arts presented the Alumni Gala Concert...
February 10, 2012
Clark’s basketball teams excel at driving the lane. But on Saturday night, one lucky person in the Kneller gymnasium just may wind up driving a new car. It’s all part of the fun of “Cougars Gone Wild – Midnight Mayhem 2012,” a unique event to celebrate team spirit and show off Cougar pride; it will be held on Saturday, Feb...
February 6, 2012
'It Was Meant to be Happened,' 39"x 47", 2007. Acrylic on canvas, collage, fluorescent Plexiglas; David Feinberg, with drawing contributions from Tibetan Survivor Dorjay Sakya and artists Caroline Kent, Malorie Binn, Veronica Williams, Lauren Haberly, and Jamie Winter Dawson
February 6, 2012
The Clark University Graduate School of Management (GSOM) announces the introduction of a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program, beginning in September 2012. Clark is the only school in Central Massachusetts to offer an MSA program that prepares students to take on increasingly complex responsibilities in the...
January 27, 2012
Clark University ranks No. 20 on the Peace Corps 2012 rankings of small universities and colleges. There are 17 undergraduate alumni serving currently as Peace Corps volunteers overseas. Clark University alumni are serving as volunteers in Armenia, Benin, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Eastern Caribbean, Ecuador, Ethiopia...
January 27, 2012
Melissa Harris-Perry will deliver the President's Lecture, 'Black Is... Complicated,' on Feb. 13 The following events will take place during the month of February as part of Clark University’s Black History Month Celebration. The theme for the month’s programs — “Black is” — is both a statement and a question. It is...
January 27, 2012
James McGovern Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s recent assertion that “corporations are people” helped renew discussion about the role of corporations in public life, and their ability to influence elections. The topic will be addressed in the panel discussion “Corporations are Not People: People’s Rights, Corporate...
January 16, 2012
Kevin Powell Clark's 27th Annual MLK Celebration will feature a talk by author/activist Kevin Powell.  Powell will deliver “From Rosa Parks to Barack Obama: Civil Rights in America,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Tilton Hall, 2nd floor of the Higgins University Center.
January 12, 2012
Students enrolled in The Sustainable University course pause for a photo with Jenny Isler, Clark Campus Sustainability Coordinator (front row, second from left), and IDCE Prof. Jennie Stephens (third from left). Rain gardens, e-transcripts, faculty transportation — even making the most of a severe October blizzard — were...
January 6, 2012
Watch: Jill Dagilis M.P.A. '01 of the Worcester Community Action Council, discusses Project Playground with a Clarkie.
January 5, 2012
Li-Young Lee is one of six poets profiled in the film 'Poetry of Resistence.' He took part in the Dec. 1 discussion on 'Creativity and Resilience.' “People have been trying to kill me since I was born.” The line opens “Immigrant Blues,” the autobiographical poem by Li-Young Lee that illuminates his family’s history of...
January 4, 2012
When Carly Simon sang about “anticipation” she could well have been referring to the college-acceptance process. In years past, a prospective student typically held vigil for months, waiting for the letter from the college of choice to arrive (a thick envelope usually signaled good news, because it included backup...
January 3, 2012
Watch: John Kauer '67, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, traces his career path back to pivotal research experiences at Clark University.
January 2, 2012
Mary-Kathryn (Katy) Cleminson '11 is coordinating a neighborhood playground renovation. Clark University’s Student Council has allocated $39,497 to renovate the playground on the corner of Florence and Downing Streets in Worcester. The money will support Project Playground, a campaign to create a safe and positive...
December 28, 2011
The Fall 2011 issue of Clark's award-winning alumni magazine features Edwin Aldrin, Class of 1915. Clark University took home five awards in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) communications contest. CLARK alumni magazine was named best overall magazine in the 30,000-74,999 circulation...
December 8, 2011
From left: Clark Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Campus Services Jack Foley, Clark Trustee Tony Tilton, Clark VP of Marketing and Communications Paula David, former Trustee James Harrington and his brother Francis A. Harrington Jr., at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester after the gift was...
December 5, 2011
Prof. Michael Addis In his new book, “Invisible Men; Men’s inner lives and the consequences of silence” (2011, Times Books), Clark University Professor of Psychology Michael E. Addis draws on several years of his award-winning scientific research, as well as his own personal and clinical experience to describe an...
December 1, 2011
A walrus "hauled out" in the northern Bering Sea. (Photo: Karen Frey) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its annual Arctic Report Card today, and no time might seem more crucial than now as the world grapples with the natural, physical and socio-political aspects of climate change. NOAA...
November 29, 2011
Clark University’s student chapter of the anti-poverty organization, ONE, will be celebrating World AIDS Day with several events this week, including a World AIDS Day celebration they hope will attract hundreds of students and members of the campus community.
November 29, 2011
Did you know that humans aren't the only primates that will barter with one another to achieve some mutual benefit? (Capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees also recognize the value of a fair trade.) Or that various animal species, from insects to humans, spar over reproductive roles, with the “breeder” typically enjoying king-of...
November 28, 2011
Brad McNamara Clark University graduate student Brad McNamara won second place at the Princeton Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest in Boston on Nov. 17, presenting an “elevator pitch” about his new business model aimed at meeting the growing demand for environmentally friendly, locally grown produce. McNamara, who is...
November 28, 2011
Some of the tower structures created in Prof. Arshad Kudrolli's granular physics lab.

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