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Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 3, 2010
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded a grant of $451,000 to Clark Labs in support of their current work with Google.org in the development of on-line tools for REDD projects. REDD, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, is a climate change mitigation strategy that offers developing...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
September 1, 2010
Physics Prof. Charles Agosta shows Jeffrey Simon, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office director, Machflow technology under development.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 30, 2010
Clark University President David P. Angel announces the appointment of Davis W. Baird as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 24, 2010
The fact that Clark is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education is no secret; Clark’s quality speaks for itself. Still, it can be interesting each year to check out further recognition of the University’s strengths in some of the world’s premier college guides and rankings publications. Here is a...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 23, 2010
Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has struck a national chord with his studies on “emerging adulthood,” a term he’s coined to describe the phenomenon of young men and women delaying their commitment to careers and relationships.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 23, 2010
Prof. Colin Polsky introduces a workshop on how to effectively communicate scientific research, held July 21-22 at Clark. The public’s increasing lack of understanding and growing distrust of science has become apparent to many, from members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences to the casual talk-radio...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 20, 2010
Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University’s Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, has been awarded the Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement in Peace Studies Award, by the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA).
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 17, 2010
Clark University’s academic quality and financial value earned a No. 41 ranking  among the top 50 schools named in the Great Schools, Great Prices category of the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released today (Aug. 17) by the U.S. News Media Group. Clark also is included among the Best National Universities,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 13, 2010
A renewed federal effort to fix the nation’s stalled nuclear waste program is focusing so much on technological issues that it fails to address the public mistrust and lack of credibility hampering storage and disposal efforts, say Clark University scientists in a policy forum paper published in the latest issue of the...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 13, 2010
Clark University sits high in the top third of Forbes’ annual “America's Best Colleges” report, occupying spot #161 among the 610 schools recognized this year. Forbes conducts its rankings with research from the Center for College Affordability & Productivity, and also presents results as offering a “student’s point of...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 6, 2010
One could say Wednesday, August 4, was a pivotal day for Clark senior William A. Adams III, of Augusta, Maine, and the work he has done this summer during an internship funded by Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Adams, who has been interning at Equality California in Fresno, Calif.,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 4, 2010
Clark is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the college guidebook, "The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition" (Random House $22.99), released yesterday by The Princeton Review and it is one of 218 institutions listed on its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 19, 2010
Clark University’s Graduate School of Management (GSOM) has partnered with the Peace Corps’ Fellows/USA program. At the GSOM, returned Peace Corps volunteers can work toward an MBA degree in a variety of concentrations, including social change. The social change track is comprised of courses in social entrepreneurship,...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 19, 2010
Clark University scholars are participants at the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna (July 18 to 23). The theme of the conference, which is expected to draw more than 25,000 attendees, is “Rights Here, Right Now.” Convened by the International AIDS Society, the biennial international conference...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
July 15, 2010
High school psychology teachers from California to Maine will be at Clark from Monday, July 26, to Wednesday, July 28, to attend the sixth annual American Psychological Association-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers. The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) and the American...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 30, 2010
After 23 years, Clark University Director of Athletics and Recreation Linda Moulton has announced she will retire from her position effective December 31, 2010. “Linda Moulton is one of the hardest working, fairest, and most thoughtful university administrators I have ever met,” said Clark University President John Bassett...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 16, 2010
Building projects on campus include renovations to first-year residence halls  -- John & Kay Bassett Visitor Center (design drawing) Well before the Clark University Class of 2010 graduates received their diplomas, construction crews and heavy equipment were hard at work on three building and renovation projects...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 15, 2010
The following Clark University undergraduates are participating in summer internships in the non-profit sector thanks to stipends from Larry Franks '73, Ellen Berelson and the Theodore H. Barth Foundation. Billy Adams, from Augusta, Maine, is interning at Equality California in Fresno, Calif. Adams will be a senior at...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
June 11, 2010
Clark University is hosting the Animals and Society Institute’s 2010 Human-Animal Studies Fellowship Conference, under way since May 24 and featuring public presentations by 20 distinguished scholars from around the world, from June 28 through July 1. This is the fourth year of the six-week ASI program, which brings...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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...
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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.
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
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.”

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