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June 3, 2010
Esteemed scientist Anthony Bebbington will become director of Clark University’s acclaimed Graduate School of Geography, also assuming the title of Higgins Professor of Environment and Society.  Bebbington was appointed in March 2009 to assume the position starting July 2010.
May 27, 2010
Mel Melkonian For the second time this year, a Clark University student-athlete will be featured in the world’s most prominent sports magazine. First-year, two-sport star Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass./Saint Peter Marian) will appear in the May 31 edition of Sports Illustrated’s famed “Faces In The Crowd” section, the...
May 25, 2010
Alumni Association President Scott Zoback with Outstanding Secondary Educator Award recipient Beth Regan and Carolyn Matthews, the nominating student The Clark University Alumni Association recognized Beth Regan, of Tolland, Conn., with this year’s Outstanding Secondary Educator Award (OSEA) on Sunday, May 23. The award...
May 24, 2010
Maggie Small '10 talks about her work with the Worcester Tree Initiative, which is taking steps to repopulate local trees destroyed by the Asian Longhorned Beetle.
May 23, 2010
Lin Huang is bedecked in flowers before receiving her MS degree in finance from the Graduate School of Management. Clark University celebrated its 105th Commencement on Sunday, May 23. Degrees were granted to 967 Clark graduates: 522 baccalaureate, 413 masters, and 32 doctoral. Richard F. Celeste, president of Colorado...
May 20, 2010
Thomas Kuehne, Clark University Professor of History and Strassler Family Chair in the Study of Holocaust History, was recently awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in support of his proposed book-length essay, “Struggling for Beauty.”
May 18, 2010
A Clark University student team made it into the top ten among groups from more than 3,000 colleges and universities to take part in this year’s ONE Campus Challenge, a friendly competition to determine which university’s student body has the most effective poverty-fighting campaign. * View the Clark team's ONE Campus...
May 16, 2010
WPI President Dennis Berkey congratulates Clark President John Bassett as WPI trustee Stephen Rubin adjusts the ceremonial the hood.
May 13, 2010
Stephen Steinbrecher '55 (center) and his daughter Marcy Steinbrecher Puklin ’80, pose with 2010-11 Steinbrecher Fellows Jessica Richland '11, Jenni Adams '12, Hannah Berry '12, Kate Saccone '11, Corinne Cahill '12, Haanee Tyebally '12, and Tanya D'Lima '11. Missing is Yonatan Melamed '11.
May 6, 2010
"Namaste" means “Welcome” in Nepali. Clark's International Development, Community and Environment Department is applying a thoughtfully practiced, proven model of community development and social change in the town of Concord, N.H., working alongside hundreds of Bhutanese refugees of Nepali descent who are striving to...
May 6, 2010
"Namaste" means "Welcome" in Nepali. Clark's International Development, Community and Environment Department is applying a thoughtfully practiced, proven model of community development and social change in the town of Concord, N.H., working alongside hundreds of Bhutanese refugees of Nepali descent who are striving to...
April 30, 2010
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April 28, 2010
Read: Barry Lazar loves telling a good story. There's the one about the panhandlers who patrol the sidewalk outside Schwartz's Deli in Montreal...
April 27, 2010
Clark Professor Laurie Ross has been awarded the The Katharine F. Erskine Award by the YWCA. This award recognizes women who have demonstrated leadership and reached exemplary levels of achievement in their professions and communities. Professor Ross is the recipient of the Erskine Award for Education.
April 26, 2010
With funds from the Compton Foundation, Clark's International Development, Community and Environment department continues to support Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) Fellowships for master’s level graduate students whose studies focus on cross-cutting themes and issues related to the environment and...
April 26, 2010
Read: Marian Leighton Levy ’70 wandered the country in pursuit of the heart and soul of Americana music...
April 23, 2010
Clark is featured in the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges,” a new, comprehensive guidebook that recognizes the impressive environmental and sustainability programs at universities and colleges across the country. The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), released...
April 22, 2010
Clark's Academic Commons at Goddard Library has received an award in the “Building Additions Category” from the the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). The Academic Commons at Goddard Library was designed by Steven M. Foote, of Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects, Boston, and built by Consigli...
April 22, 2010
Clark will hold its 105th Commencement on Sunday, May 23, on the Jefferson Academic Center Green. The procession, from the Kneller Athletic Center to the Campus Green, begins at 1:15 p.m., and ceremonies start at 1:30 p.m. Richard F. Celeste, president of Colorado College, will deliver the Commencement address. For further...
April 21, 2010
Scholar, GIS software innovator honored at annual AAG meeting -- Clark University professor of geography J. Ronald Eastman, developer of the IDRISI GIS and Image Processing software, was presented with the Distinguished Career Award from the Association of American Geographers Geographic Information Science and Systems...
April 14, 2010
Last summer, Clark University senior Mikal Brotnov used the funding he received from the Steinbrecher Fellowship Program to travel to Seattle, Washington and Kamiah, Idaho, to research the Nez Perce Nation and to photographically document the rituals of the Nimiipuu (as the Nez Perce call themselves).
April 14, 2010
Clark University's Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) program recently announced the winners of this year’s U-Reka: The Big Idea Contest. The winning student-sponsored ideas: a campus thrift store, improved garden facilities, and a new radio program, were chosen in an online student vote as having the greatest...
April 6, 2010
Clark University among 25 institutions worldwide linked to 52,000 Holocaust testimonies Clark University, through its Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, is among 25 institutions worldwide with access to the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, founded in...
April 1, 2010
Twelve Clark University undergraduate and graduate students, and one Clark alumnus, returned from another successful International Field Experience with staff from Seven Hills Global Outreach over Spring Break 2010.   The group spent 10 days in São Paulo, Brazil, exploring the concept of Social Entrepreneurship through the...
March 30, 2010
The Clark University Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will host a ground-breaking workshop on the Armenian Genocide, on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10. An open discussion by key participants, titled “The Armenian Genocide: 95 Years Later - Academic and Personal Reflections,” will be held at 8 p.m....

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